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Chapter 6 Class 6 History - Early Kingdoms

The varnas were based on

a. height
b. colour
c. religion
d. birth



The correct option is (d): Birth 


Hierarchy of Caste system in Indian Society

  • The people were grouped into 4 varnas.

  • There were four varnas- Brahmins, Kshatriyas, Vaishyas and Shudras. These varnas were decided on the basis of birth.

  • For example- If a person was born in a Brahmin family, that person would automatically become a Brahmin.

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