Which Varna was at the fourth place among the four known Varnas.

Question
Which Varna was at the fourth place among the four known Varnas?
Options
(a) Shudra
(b) Kshatriya
(c) Brahman
(d) Vaishya
Answer
a
Solution
★Varna a Sanskrit word with several meanings including type, order, colour or class was used to refer to social classes in Hindu texts like the Manusmriti.
★These and other Hindu texts classified the society into four varnas
  • Shudras: laborers and service providers.
  • Vaishyas: agriculturalists and merchants.
  • Kshatriyas: rulers, warriors and administrators.
  • Brahmins: priests, scholars and teachers.

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