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

  • question_answer The river Chenab was known during the Vedic period by the name:

    A)  Askini                          

    B)  Parushni          

    C)  Shutudri           

    D)  Vitasta            

    Correct Answer: A

    Solution :

    The river Chenab was known in the Vedic period as Chandrabhaga also Ashkini or Iskmati and as Acesines to the Ancient Greeks. The modem name of Vedic rivers, Parushni, Shutudri and Vitasta are Ravi, Satluj and Jhelum respectively.

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