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

  • question_answer Which river lias not been mentioned in Rigveda?

    A)  Sindhu                        

    B)  Saraswati         

    C)  Narmada          

    D)  Tapti

    Correct Answer: D

    Solution :

    The Sapta Sindhu (seven rivers) plays a prominent part in the hymns of the Rigveda. The Rigveda mentions rivers Kabul, Swat, Kurram, Gumal, Indus, Jhelum, Chenab, Ravi, Beas, Sutlej, etc. which proves that the settlements were in Afghanistan and Punjab as well. The river Tapti is not mentioned in Rigveda.

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