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

  • question_answer Consider the following statements and mark the option which is correct?
    1. The Upveda of Rigveda is Ayurveda
    2. Satpatha Brahman related to Yajurveda is lengthiest of all the Brahmans
    3. Samaveda contains hymns sung by particular type of priests known as Udgatori.
    4. The Upveda of Samveda in Adhwaryu.
    Which of the above statements is/are correct?

    A)  1, 3 and 4                    

    B)  1, 2 and 3        

    C)  All of these       

    D)  None of these

    Correct Answer: B

    Solution :

    The first three statements are correct. Upaveda implie applied knowledge. Upavedas are traditional literature constituting the subjects of a few technical works. The upaveda of Samaveda is Garidharvaveda, which deals with music and dance.

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