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

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    Which of the following animals have been mentioned in the Rigveda?
    1. Cow
    2. Horse
    3. Goat
    4. Buffalo
    Indicate your answer from die codes given below:

    A)  1 and 4                       

    B)  1, 2 and 3        

    C)  1 and 2           

    D)  1, 2, 3 and 4

    Correct Answer: D

    Solution :

    The prayers of the Rigvedic people constituted a desire for life, victory? in battle, health and material prosperity. Specifically in the form of horses and cows. On special occasions, the usual food is supposed to have been supplemented by the flesh of cattle, goats, buffalo and even sheep.

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