UPSC History The vedic period - Early vedic period, Later vedic period and sangam period Question Bank Vedic Period/Mahajanapadas/Nandas etc

  • question_answer Match list 'A' with list 'B' and choose the correct answer from the codes given below :
    List 'A' List 'B'
    [A] Satapatha Brahmana 1. Atharvaveda
    [B] Gopatha  Brahmana 2. Samaveda
    [C] Jaimimya  Brahmana 3. Krisna Yajurveda
    [D] Taittiriya  Brahmana 4. Shukla Yajurveda


    1 2 3 4
    B        C       D      A


    1 2 3 4
    A        B       C     D                   


    1 2 3 4
    B        A       D      C


    1 2 3 4
    D       A      B      C

    Correct Answer: A

    Solution :

      The Gopatha Brahmana is a prose genre dealing with vedic rituals associated with the Shaunaka and the Paippalada parts of the Atharvaveda. The Jaiminiya Brahmana, also called the Talavakara Brahmana, is a vedic text associated with the Samaveda's Jaiminiya or Talavara part. One of the notable shakhas of the Krishna Yajurveda is the Taittiriya Brahmana. The Shatapatha Brahmana deals with the history, mythology and rituals of the Shukla Yajurveda.

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