UPSC Level 2 History Pre Quiz #22

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#1 During early vedic period the source of law were:

#2 Various crafts in the Early Vedic period were: 1. Carpentry 2. Weaving 3. Goldsmith 4. Pot-making Select the answer from the codes given below:

#3 Which of the following statements are correct with regard to the Later Vedic Period? 1. Iron was used extensively in this period. 2. Gods of the Early Vedic period like Indra and Agni lost their Importance during Later Vedic Period. 3. A large number of new officials were involved in the administration in addition to the existing purohita, senani and gramani. Select the answer from the codes given below:

#4 Which of the following statements are correct with regard to the Early Vedic society? 1. The family was the basic unit of the Rig Vedic society. 2. It was patriarchal in nature. 3. Monogamy was the usual norm of marriage but the chiefs at times practiced polygamy 4. The Rig Vedic society was a simple and largely an egalitarian society. Select the answer from the codes given below:

#5 Which of the following statements are correct with regard to the Charvaka School of philosophy? 1. Brihaspati is supposed to be the founder of the Charvaka School of philosophy. 2. It deals with the materialistic philosophy. 3. There is no other world. 4. The whole universe according to them is thus consisted of five elements i.e. earth, water, fire, air and ether. Select the answer from the codes given below:

#6 Consider the following statements: 1. During the sixth century BC numerous religious sects arose in the mid-Gangetic plains as a result of an upheaval of new ideas and the resulting rise of new philosophical tenets. 2. Sixth century BC also witnessed many religious movements in different parts of the world. Which of the above statement(s) is/are correct?

#7 The knowledge realized by Buddha is reflected in the four noble truths which includes: 1. There is suffering in human life. 2. There is cause of suffering 3. There is cessation of suffering 4. Path of Liberation is Yajna (sacrifice) Select the answer from the codes given below:

#8 Which of the following are among the eight fold path of Buddhism? 1. Right speech 2. Right action 3. Right means of livelihood 4. Right mindfulness Select the answer from the codes given below:

#9 Which of the following statements are correct with regard to the Second Buddhist Council? 1. It was held in 383 BC. 2. The idea of this council was to settle a dispute on Vinaya Pitaka, the code of discipline. 3. It was held under the patronage of King Kalasoka and the presidency of Sabakami. 4. It was held at Pataliputra. Select the answer from the codes given below:

#10 Which of the following statements are correct with regard to the Buddhist Sangha? 1. The monks were organized into the Sangha for the purpose of spreading his teachings. 2. There was no separate code for nuns in the Sangha. 3. The membership was open to all persons, male or female and without any caste restrictions. 4. The Sangha was governed on democratic lines and was empowered to enforce discipline among its members. Select the answer from the codes given below:

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