Ancient India Mcq Question

  1. The words “Satyameva Jayate” in the State Emblem of India were taken from
  1. Upanishads
  2. Sama Veda
  3. Rig Veda
  4. Ramayana
Correct Option : A

“Satyameva Jayate” (Truth Alone Triumphs) is a mantra from the ancient Indian scripture Mundaka Upanishad. Upon independence of India, it was adopted as the national motto of India. It is inscribed in Devanagari script at the base of the national emblem. The emblem and words ‘Satyameva Jayate’ are inscribed on one side of all Indian currency. The emblem is an adaptation of the Lion Capital of Asoka which was erected around 250 BC at Sarnath, near Varanasi in the north Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.

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