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

  • question_answer Which one of the following statements about Rig Veda is not correct?                         [2014-I]

    A)  Deities were worshipped dirough prayer and sacrificial rituals

    B)  The Gods are presented as powerful, who could be made to intervene in die world of men via the performance of sacrifices

    C)  The Gods were supposed to partake of the offerings as they were consumed by the fire

    D)  The sacrifices were performed in the temples

    Correct Answer: D

    Solution :

    The mode of worship was worship of the elements like fire and rivers, worship of heroic gods like Indra, chanting of hymns and performance of sacrifices. They were not associated with temples.

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