From which historical work were the words “Satyameva Jayate” appearing under the national emblem taken

Question: From which historical work were the words “Satyameva Jayate” appearing under the national emblem taken ?
(1) Bhagawad Gita
(2) Rig Veda
(3) Ramayana
(4) Mundaka Upanishad

Answer: (4) Mundaka Upanishad
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 Uttar Pradesh.

Satyamev jayate


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