Indian History Mock Test – 39

Question No:1

The Harappan Civilization was discovered in the year :

A. 1901
B. 1921
C. 1935
D. 1942

Question No:2

Lothal is a site where dockyard of which of the following civilization were found ?

A. Indus Valley
B. Mesopotamian
C. Egyptian
D. Persian

Question No:3

The people of the Indus Valley Civilization usually built their houses of—

A. pucca bricks
B. stone
C. wood
D. all of these

Question No:4

The Indus Valley people traded with the—

A. Chinese
B. Mesopotamians
C. Parthians
D. Romans

Question No:5

The Indus Valley Civilization was Non-Aryan because——

A. it was urban
B. it has a pictographic script
C. it had an agricultural economy
D. it extended up to the Narmada Valley

Question No:6

All the following statements regarding the Indus Valley Civilization are correct except—

A. The Indus Valley Civilization was an advanced urban civilization
B. Iron was not known to the people
C. It is difficult to say to which race the people belonged
D. The people knew nothing about agriculture

Question No:7

The local name Mohenjodaro is—

A. Mound of the Living
B. Mound of the Great
C. Mound of the Dead
D. Mound of the Survivor

Question No:8

The Indus Valley Civilization specialised in—

A. town planning
B. architecture
C. craftsmanship
D. All of these

Question No:9

The famous figure of a dancing girl found in the excavation of Mohenjodaro was made up of—

A. .terracotta
B. steatite
C. bronze
D. red limestone

Question No:10

Which of the following animals was not known to the Indus Valley Civilization ?

A. Bull
B. Horse
C. Elephant
D. Giraffe

Question No:11

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

Question No:12

The earliest city discovered in India was—

A. Harappa
B. Rangpur
C. Mohenjodaro
D. Sindh

Question No:13

Which one of the following Indus Civilization site gives evidence of a dockyard ?

A. Harappa
B. Lothal
C. Mohenjodaro
D. Rakhigarhi

Question No:14

Which one of the following statements regarding Harappan Civilization is correct ?

A. The standard Harappan seals were made of clay
B. The inhabitants of Harappa had neither knowledge of copper nor bronze
C. The Harappan Civilization was rural-based
D. The inhabitants of Harappa grew and used cotton

Question No:15

An advanced water management system of Harappan times has been unearthed at—

A. Dholavira
B. Lothal
C. Kalibangan
D. Alamgirpur

Question No:16

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 ?

A. Harappa
B. Kalibangan
C. Lothal
D. Mohenjodaro

Question No:17

The archaeological finds from Alamgirpur in Ghaziabad district reflected the—

A. Harappa Culture
B. Vedic Culture
C. Mauryan Culture
D. Gupta Period Culture

Question No:18

Cotton for textile was first cultivated in—

A. Egypt
B. Mesopotamia
C. Central America
D. India

Question No:19

Rock cut architecture in Harappan culture context has been found at—

A. Kalibangan
B. Dholavira
C. Kotdiji
D. Amri

Question No:20

Consider the following statements and select the correct answer from the codes given below—
1 . Mohenjodaro, Harappa, Ropar and Kalibangan are important places of Indus Valley Civilization.
2 . Harappan people developed planned cities -with network of streets and drainage system.
3 . Harappan people did not know use of metals.
Codes :

A. 1 and 2 are correct
B. 1 and 3 are correct
C. 2 and 3 are correct
D. 1,2 and 3 are correct