Ancient Indian History Quiz Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

Q.  The term “Vitasta” in Rig Veda refers to which among the following rivers?

a. Indus
b. Beas
c. Jhelum
d. Chenab


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Rigvedic Name and Modern Names of Indian Rivers:
Sindhu- Indus
Vitasta- Jhelum
Askini- Chenab
Vipasa- Beas
Purushini- Ravi
Satudri- Sutlej
Gomal- Gomati
Drishvadati- Ghaggar
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