Indian History MCQ-14

Match the following
List 1(Harappan settlement)List II(River)
A. Lothal 1. Indus
B. Kalibangan 2.Sutlej
C. Ropar 3. Ravi
D. Harappa 4. Ghaggar
E. Mohenjodaro 5.Bhogao

(A) 5 4 2 3 1
(B) 2 5 1 4 3
(C) 4 5 2 3 1
(D) 5 4 3 2 1

Which of the following statements regarding Kalibangan is not true?

(A) The lower town was fortified
(B) Drying of the River Gagger caused its decline
(C) The only site from where traces of ploughing the fields have been found
(D) Pre Harrapan fire altars have been discovered

The worship of fire in Harappan Civilization is proved by the discovery of fire altars at

(A) Surkotda and Rangpur
(B) Rangpur and Alamgirpur
(C) Lothal and Kalibangan
(D) Chanhudaro, Kayatha, Prabhas and Daimabad

Four outposts of the Harappan Civilization were

(A) Manda in the North, Daimabad in the South, Hulas and Alamgirpur in the East and Sutkagendor in the West
(B) Manda in the North, Alamgirpur in the East, Shotughai in the West and Daimabad in the South
(C) Manda in East, Daimabad in South, Hulas in North and Surkotda in West
(D) Aiamgirpur in North, Kayatha in South, Manda in East and Kuntasi in West

The site of Harappa is located on the bank of river

(A) Saraswati
(B) Indus
(C) Beas
(D) Ravi

Which one among the following Indus cities was known for water management?

(A) Lothal
(B) Mohenjodaro
(C) Harappa
(D) Dholavira

Which one among the following statements regarding Jorwe Culture is not correct?

(A) Pravara-Godavari Valley was the nuclear zone of Jorwe Culture
(B) The main sites of Jorwe Culture are Daimabad, Inamgaon, Jorwe and Nevasa
(C) At Daimabad, one gets archaeological evidence of symbolic burial
(D) Practically all Jorwe settlements in the Northern Deccan were suddenly deserted

At Kalibangan, a ploughed field showing furrows in two directions cutting each other at right angles shows that

(A) it was meant for single crop pattern
(B) it was mainly for planting trees
(C) it was a method of cropping two different plants on the same field
(D) it was meant for crop rotation ”

A Harappan site being surrounded by flood barriers in order to protect it with the aid of UNESCO funds is

(A) Mohenjodaro
(B) Dholavira
(C) Lothal
(D) Rakhigarhi

Consider the following statements
1. The Northernmost site of Indus Valley Civilization is Manda (Jammu and Kashmir).
2. The Southernmost site of Indus Valley Civilization is Daimabad (Maharashtra).
3. The Westernmost site of Indus Civilization is Alamgirpur (U.P.).
4. The Westernmost site of Indus ValleyCivilization is Sutkagendor.
Choose the correct answer by using codes givenbelow

(A) 1, 2 and 4
(B) 2 and 4
(C) 1 and 4
(D) All of these

Consider the following statements
1. The Harappan looked upon the Earth as a fertility Goddess and worshipped her as Mother Goddess, the terracotta figures being found at Mohenjodaro.
2. The male deity surrounded by an elephant, a tiger, a rhinoceros, a buffalo below his throne and two deer at his feet is identified as Pashupati Mahadeva.
Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?

(A) Only 1
(B) Only 2
(C) Both 1 and 3
(D) Neither 1 nor 2

Sir Mortimer Wheeler, referring to the origin of the Harappan Civilization, said :
“The Indus Civilization may, in origin, best be visualised as the sudden offspring of opportunity and genius… the idea of civilization came to the land of the Indus from the land of the twin rivers.” The statement refers to the colonization of the Harappan settlements by the…….. people.

(A) Sumerian
(B) Mesopotamian
(C) Persian
(D) Dravidian

MatchList I and List II and choose the correct answer using the codes given below the lists.
List I List II
A. Harappa 1. JF Jarrige
B. Dholavira 2. Dayaram Sahani
C. Mehargarh 3. JP Joshi
D. Mohenjodaro4. RS Bisht
E. Banawali 5. RD Banerjee

(A) 1 2 3 4 5
(B) 2 3 1 5 4
(C) 2 1 3 4 5
(D) 2 3 5 1 4

MatchList I with List II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists
List I List II
A. Lothal 1. Ploughed field
B. Kalibangan 2. Dockyard
C. Dholavira 3. Terracotta replica of a plough
D. Banawali 4. An inscriptioncomprising ten large sized sign of the Harappan script

(A) 1 2 3 4
(B) 2 1 4 3
(C) 1 2 4 3
(D) 2 1 34

The Indus Valley people traded with the

(A) Chinese
(B) Mesopotamians
(C) Parthians
(D) Romans

Out of the following remains excavated in Indus Valley, which one indicates the commercial and economic development?

(A) Pottery
(B) Seals
(C) Boats
(D) Houses

The earliest city discovered in India was

(A) Harappa
(B) Rangpur
(C) Mohenjodaro
(D) Sindh