- Back to on, Ancient History MCQ Quiz
Question 1. In India, from which rock-shelter, pictures has been found the most?
Question 2. The earliest evidence of agriculture in the Indian sub-continent comes from?
Question 3. Where is the National Human Museum situated?
Question 4. Bhimbetka is famous for?
(A) Origin of Son River
(C) Buddhist Statues
(D) Rock Paintings
Question 5. The first cereal used by man was?
Question 6. Which of these departments/ministries deals with Archaeological Survey of India as an accessory office?
(A) Human Resource and Development
(B) Science and Technology
Question 7. Ash mound is associated with the Neolithic site at _________.
(C) Sangana Kallu
Question 8. The earliest evidence of man in India is found in __________.
(A) Narmada Valley
(B) Nallamala Hills
(C) Shiwalik Hills
(D) Nilgiri Hills
Question 9. From which rock shelter of Vindhyas, a maximum number of human skeletons have been found?
(B) Baghahi Khor
(D) Morahana Pahar
Question 10. Megaliths have been identified as _________.
(A) Temple sites
(B) Burial sites
(C) Caves for hermits
(D) None of the above
Question 11. The cultivation of cereals first started in ____________.
(A) Proto-Historic Age
(B) Palaeolithic Age
(C) Mesolithic Age
(D) Neolithic Age
Question 12. The evidence of pit dwelling has been obtained from?
Question 13. In which state, the Navdatoli is located?
(A) Madhya Pradesh
Question 14. Three human skeletons in a single grave were recovered at _________.
(D) Sarai Nahar Rai
Question 15. The evidence of burying the dog with human body is found from which of the following places?
Question 16. Navdatoli was excavated by ____________.
(A) Mortimer Wheeler
(B) H.D. Sankalia
(C) V.S. Wakankar
(D) K.D. Bajpai
Question 17. Bone ornaments in the Mesolithic context in India have been obtained from?
(A) Chopani Mando
(D) Sarai Nahar Rai
Question 18. Which of the following sites has yielded skeleton of the dog along with human skeleton in burial?
Question 19. The cultural remains from Stone Age to Harappan civilization have been obtained from which one of the following ancient sites?
Question 20. From which one of the following sites bone implements have been found?
(A) Sarai Nahar Rai
(D) Chopani Mando
Question 21. In the Chalcolithic period, people of Maharashtra buried their dead under the floor of their houses in the following orientation
(A) West to East position
(B) South to North position
(C) East to West position
(D) North to South position
Question 22. Which one of the following periods is also known as Chalcolithic Age?
(A) Iron Age
(B) Copper Age
(C) New Stone Age
(D) Old Stone Age
Question 23. The three-age system, divided into stone, bronze and iron from the collection of Copenhagen museum was coined by?
Question 24. The Ochre-coloured Pottery (O.C.P.) was christened at?
(A) Red Fort
Question 25. The earliest evidence of agriculture in Indian Sub-continent is found at?
Question 26. Robert Bruce Foote, who discovered first Palaeolithic tool in India, was a/an?
(D) Both (A) and (B)
Question 27. Where are the caves of Bhimbetka situated?
Question 28. The earliest evidence of agriculture in the Indian Sub-continent has been obtained from?
Question 29. In Mesolithic context, evidence of animal domestication has been found at?
(A) Chopani Mando
Question 30. Which one of the following places is famous for pre-historic paintings?
Question 31. Name the site which has revealed the earliest evidence of settled life?
(C) Kile Gul Mohammad
Question 32. According to the excavated evidence, the domestication of animal began in?
(A) Mesolithic period
(B) Upper Palaeolithic period
(C) Middle Palaeolithic period
(D) Lower Palaeolithic period