UPSC General Studies Sample Paper General Studies Sample Paper-3

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    Consider the following statements.
    1. Varahamihira proved that the Moon rotates around the Earth and the Earth rotates around the Sun in his book Varahasamhita.
    2. Sushruta described the method of operating cataract, stone disease and several other aliments in his book Sushrutasamhita.
    3. Charaka describes various fevers and diseases in his book over medicine known as Charakasamhita.
    Which of the statements given above are correct?

    A)  1 and 2           

    B)  2 and 3

    C)  1 and 3           

    D)  All of these

    Correct Answer: B

    Solution :

    [b] Ancient Indians were very much interested in science and technology. In many means, they were ahead of  contemporary rivals. Some of the important scientists  Aryabhatta, Varahamihira, Sushruta, Charaka etc.   Varahamihira wrote Brihatsamhita in which he wrote proved that Moon rotates around the Earth and Earth rotate around the Sun. Sushruta wrote Sushrutasamhita describe the method to deal with operating cataract, diseases etc. Charaka's book Charakasamhita was encyclopedia over Indian medicine. He explained a lot of diseases and fever and their cure.                

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