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Question 1. Two Indians who were associated with discovery of Indus Valley Civilization, are ?
(A) Madhosarup Vats and V.B. Rao
(B) Ashirwadi Lal Srivastava and Rangnath Rao
(C) John Marshall and Ishwari Prasad
(D) Rakhal Das Banerjee and Dayaram Sahni
Question 2. Which metal has so far not been discovered in Harappan sites ?
Question 3. Recently, from excavations of Harappan site Sonauli what was found ?
(A) Protecting wall
(B) Residential building
(C) Animal burials
(D) Human burials
Question 4. Who was the director of the archaeological excavation that led to the discovery of Harappa and Mohenjodaro ?
(A) Colonel Tad
(C) Sir John Marshall
(D) Lord Macaulay
Question 5. Which of the following sites has yielded evidence of a triple burial ?
Question 6. An ivory scale in Harappan context was found at ?
Question 7. The Indus valley people worshipped
(B) Indra and Varun
Question 8. A highly advanced water management system of Harappan times has been unearthed at ?
Question 9. The first metal used by man was ?
Question 10. The people of Indus valley believed in ?
(A) Mother Goddess
(B) Sacrificial system
(D) Spirit and Brahma
Question 11. In which of the following site remnants of three townships have been revealed ?
Question 12. Mohenjodaro is situated in which of the following ?
(B) Sindh Province in Pakistan
(C) Punjab state of India
(D) Gujarat state of India
Question 13. The biggest Harappan site in India is ?
Question 14. Which Harappan city is divided into three parts ?
Question 15. From which one of the following places, remains of wells have been found in houses belonging to the developed stage of the Indus Valley Civilization ?
Question 16. The largest site of Harappa in India is ?
Question 17. Dholavira is located in the state of ?
Question 18. Who among the following was not associated with the excavation of Harappa and Mohenjodaro ?
(A) V.A. Smith
(B) M.S. Vats
(C) K.N. Dikshit
(D) R.D. Banerjee
Question 19. Which of the following is not an Indus Valley Civilization site ?
Question 20. From where the evidence of rockcut architecture were found, with reference to Harappa civilization ?
(B) Kot Diji
Question 21. The first archaeologist who excavated Harappa, but could not recognize its significance, was ?
(A) George F. Dales
(B) Mortimer Wheeler
(C) Sir John Marshall
(D) A. Cunningham
Question 22. Which of the following is a Harappan port ?
Question 23. Which one among the following sites is located in the valley of Ghaggar and its associated rivers ?
Question 24. Which one of the following is not correctly matched ?
(A) Dholavira – B.K. Thapar
(B) Surkotada – J.P. Joshi
(C) Lothal – S.R. Rao
(D) Harappa – Daya Ram Sahni
Question 25. The port city of Indus Valley Civilization was ?
Question 26. Which of the following civilization flourished on the bank of the River Nile?
(A) Egyptian Civilization
(B) Greek Civilization
(C) Indus Valley Civilization
(D) Roman Civilization
Question 27. For clothing, cotton cultivation was first introduced in?
(B) Central America
Question 28. What is the correct NorthSouth sequence of the following civilizations ?
(A) Aztec – Maya – Muisca – Inca
(B) Aztec – Muisca – Maya – Inca
(C) Maya – Muisca – Inca – Aztec
(D) Maya – Aztec – Muisca – Inca
Question 29. One of the following sites from where the famous bull-seal of Indus Valley Civilization was found ?
Question 30. Which of the following is not correctly matched ?
(A) Ropar – Punjab
(B) Kalibangan – Haryana
(C) Lothal – Gujarat
(D) Alamgirpur – Uttar Pradesh
Question 31. Regarding the Indus Valley Civilization, consider the following statements.
- It was predominantly a secular civilization and the religious element, though present, did not dominate the scene.
- During the period, cotton was used for manufacturing textiles in India.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct ?
(A) Only 2
(B) Only 1
(C) Neither 1 nor 2
(D) Both 1 and 2
Question 32. Indus Valley Civilization, which was placed on the banks of the river, they were?
Choose the correct answer from the code given below.
(A) All four
(B) 2, 3 and 4
(C) 1, 2 and 3
(D) 1 and 2
Question 33. Consider the following statements and select the correct answer from the given code.
- Mohenjodaro, Harappa, Ropar and Kalibangan are the main sites of Indus valley civilization.
- People of Harappa developed the road, proper housing and drainage system.
- People of Harappa were unknown about the use of metals.
(A) 1, 2 and 3 are correct
(B) 2 and 3 are correct
(C) 1 and 3 are correct
(D) 1 and 2 are correct
Question 34. What is the correct chronological order in which the following appeared in India ?
- Gold coins
- Punch-marked silver coins
- Iron plough
- Urban culture
Select the correct answer using the code given below.
(A) 4, 3, 2, 1
(B) 4, 3, 1, 2
(C) 3, 4, 2, 1
(D) 3, 4, 1, 2
Question 35. Which of the following characterises / characterise the people of Indus Civilization?
- They possessed great places and temples.
- They worshipped, both male and female deities.
- They employed horse-drawn chariots in warfare.
Select the correct answer using the code given below
(A) Only 2
(B) 1 and 2
(C) All of these
(D) None of these