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

  • question_answer Which of the following were regarded as the hub of Aryan culture during the later Vedic period?

    A)  Anga and Magadh        

    B)  Kosal and Videha

    C)  Kuru and Panchal

    D)         Matsya and Surasena

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

    The Aryans further moved towards east in the later Vedic period. The Satapatha Brahmana refers to the expansion of Aryans to the eastern Gangetic plains. During the later Vedic civilization, the Aryans occupied the Upper Gangetic Valley and the Madhyadesa. The Kuais and Panchalas, the Fasas and Usimaras lived in this region. Towards the east the Aryans penetrated into Kosala. Kasi and Videha, Magadha and Anga.

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