Indian History MCQ-16

Consider the following statements about the Harappan civilization. Find out which one is/are true?
1. Harappan people ate their meals with fork and spoon.
2. Harappans exploited the khetri copper mines.
3. The most important industry at Lothal was shipbuilding

(A) All of these
(B) Only 1
(C) Only 2
(D) 2 and 3

Which of the following is not true about Lothal?

(A) A dockyard was discovered.
(B) The lower town was fortified
(C) A seal was discovered depicting a ship
(D) Rectangular and circular fire altars.

The Harappan site located on the Iranian border was?

(A) Sutkagendor
(B) Surkotada
(C) Kotla Nihangkhan
(D) Alamgirpur

At which of the following sites has a pre Harappan settlement not been found?

(A) Kot Diji
(B) Kalibangan
(C) Harappa
(D) Dholavira

Total number of Harappan inscriptions is around

(A) 3000
(B) 3500
(C) 2500
(D) less than 2500

A burial practice similar to that of Megalithi burial has been found at

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

A vase depicting the folk tale The Thirsty Crow’ was found at

(A) Lothal
(B) Surkotada
(C) Dholavira
(D) Banawali

Harappans imported jade from

(A) Arabia and Central Asia
(B) Badakshan and Iran
(C) Central Asia
(D) Maharashtra

In which of the following respects in these considerable variation in the Harappan civilization

(A) Town planning
(B) Bricks sizes
(C) Weights and measures
(D) Size of dwellings

Which of the following places yielded evidence of fire worship?

1 Kalibangan
2 Lothal
3 Banawali
4 Surkotada

(A) All of these
(B) 2 and 3 ;
(C) 1,2 and 3
(D) None of the above

Consider the following statements in the context of Harappan Bronze.

Select the statements which is/are correct.

1.Only 14% of the Harappan tools were allows in the optimum range of 8-12% tin.
2. The Bronze is more abundant in the upper levels of Mohenjodaro than in the lower levels.
3. The main supply of tin come from the western regions. Khorasan and the area between Bukhara and Samarkand through sites like Shortugai.
4. The copper at Mohenjodaro and Harappan contained nickel and Irene, while Lothal copper is arsenic free.

(A) All of the above
(B) l and 4
(C) None of the above
(D) Only 3

Which of the following pairs are correctly matched?

1. Lothal : Dockyard
2. Sarnath : First sermon of Buddha
3. Rajgrih : Lion capital of Ashoka
4. Nalanda : Great seat of Buddhist learning.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below Codes

(A) 1, 2, 3 and 4
(B) 3 and 4
(C) 1,2 and 4
(D) 1 and 2

Which of the following is not correct matched.

(A) Mohenjodaro — The largest site of Indus civilization.
(B) Dholavira — The largest Indian site of Indus civilization.
(C) Surkotada — The site where remains of horse have found.
(D) Chanhudaro — Ploughed field surface.

Consider the following statements in the contact of Harappan script.

Find out which one is/are correct.
1. The earliest specimen of script was discovered in
2. The complete script was discovered in
3. There are nearly 4000 specimens of Harappan writing on stone seals and other objects.
4. Like Mesopotamian, the Harappan script is not pictographic.

(A) All of these
(B) 3and 4
(C) 1 and 4
(D) Only 4

Consider the following statements about the Harappan civilization
1. Nearly 280 Harappan sites have so far been identified in the subcontinent.
2. The area occupied by the Harappan civilization formed a rectangle.
3. Harappans in Gujarat produced rice and domesticated elephants.
Which of the above statements) is/are correct.

(A) Only 2
(B) Only 3
(C) None of the above
(D) All the above

The polity of the Harappan people, as derived from the material evidence, was

(A) secular-federalist
(B) theocratic-federalist
(C) oligarchic
(D) theocratic-unitary

The vast majority of the Beads were made of

(A) Terracotta
(B) Lapis
(C) Jasper
(D) Steatite