Q. 15.0( 2 Votes )

In ancient India, the shapes of altars used for household rituals were
A. Squares and circles

B. Rectangles and squares

C. Triangles and rectangles

D. Trapeziums and pyramids

Answer :

In ancient India, the shapes of altars used for household rituals were Squares and circles.


The geometry of the Vedic period originated with the construction of altars (or vedis) and fireplaces for performing Vedic rites. Square and circular altars were used for household rituals, while altars, whose shapes were combinations of rectangles, triangles and trapeziums, were required for public worship.

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