TLP OPTIONAL – 2017 : History [22nd Aug, 2017] – Day 28
Topic : Vedic culture and mahajanpadas
1. Give a brief account of the social and economic conditions of the Later Vedic Aryans.
2. Describe the social life of the later Vedic people. How was it different from the Rig Vediclife?
3. Evaluate the various approaches to the understanding of Vedic religion.
4. Examine the view that sacrifice was a ritual and a form of social exchange in Vedic India.
5. Trace the rise of Magadhan imperialism up to the times of the Nandas with particularreference to its policy towards the non-monarchical state. Discuss the factors thatcontributed to its success.