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 rivers is referred to as Matetama, Devitama and Naditama in the Rigveda?

    A)  Sindhu

    B)  Saraswati         

    C)  Ganga            

    D)  Yamuna

    Correct Answer: B

    Solution :

    The river Sarswati is referred to as Matetama, Devitama and Naditama in Rigveda. The Saraswati is praised lavishly in the Rigveda as the best of all the rivers, especially in the Nadistuti Sukta. Second most prominent river in Rigveda is Indus.

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