Tuesday, 22 December 2020

11. The Vedic Age


11. The Vedic Age


A. Answer the following questions in brief:

1. Write five sentences about the political life of the Early Vedic Age.

2. Which gods were worshipped by the Vedic people?

3. What do you know about the social life of the Vedic Age?

4. What were the economic activities of the Vedic people?

5. Which river flow in the land of Saptasindhu?

B. Fill in the blanks:

1. There were several small in the early

2. The society was divided into four divisions, called the

3. The main food items of the Vedic people were

4. The Vedic people were fond of

5. The Vedic people worshiped 

Glossary: Vedas, Senani, Gramini, Sura, Varnas, Vedic Period.

C. Match the columns:

1. Vipasa                                  a. Political body

2. Sabha                                    b. Branch of science.

3. Ayurveda                              c. a god.

4. Varuna                                   d. a river.


D. Write 'true' or 'false' in the brackets given after each statement:

1. Parushni is the name of a river ( )

2. Indra was the Vedic age God of rain ( )

3. Cow was not sacred to Vedic people ( )

4. Women were not respected in Vedic age. ( )

E. Activities:

1. Make a list of the Vedic people's gods that are worshipped even today.

2. Collect a few hymns from the Vedas.