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

  • question_answer The staple food of the Vedic Aryan was:

    A)  Barley and rice     

    B)  Rice and pulse

    C)  Vegetables and fruits

    D)  Milk and its products

    Correct Answer: D

    Solution :

    The staple diet of the people was milk, ghee (clarified butter), vegetables, fruit and barley. On special occasions like a religious feast or the arrival of a guest, a moic elaborate meal was organized. Meats from the ox, goat and sheep were served along with intoxicating drinks, like Sura and Madhu.

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