Indian History MCQ-10

which one of the following is not the characteristics feature of the Harappan settlement?

(A) Doorways and windows generally faced the side lanes and rarely opened into the main streets
(B) Houses generally had separate bathing areas and toilets
(C) The citadel was walled but the lower towns was not walled
(D) Drains and water chutes from the second storey were often built inside the wall

Harappan people had a common burial system which is proved by

(A) the earth burial head of the dead normally laid towards the North
(B) the burial of commonly used item with the dead
(C) Both (a) and (b)
(D) the burial of the dead body in the sitting posture

Which metal has so far not been discovered in Harappan sites?

(A) Copper
(B) Gold
(C) Silver
(D) Iron

Remains of which animals have not been discovered in the Indus Valley Civilization?

(A) Lion
(B) Horse
(C) Cow
(D) Elephant

Consider the following statements about Harappan trade
1.A trading colony was established in Northern Afghanistan to facilitate trade with Central Asia.
2.Dilmun and Makan were the two intermediate trading stations between Mesopotamia and Meluha.
Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?

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

The Harappan Civilization covered an expensive area of present South Asia. The geographic area covered by this civilization included

(A) Kashmir, Punjab, Sindu and North Eastern Frontier
(B) Punjab, Sindu, North Western Frontier as Kashmir
(C) Punjab, Sindu and a part of North Western Frontier
(D) Punjab, Sindu, a part of North Western Frontier, Kathiawar and a part of Ganga-Yamuna Doab

The following sentences describe one of the sites of the Harappan Civilization?
‘The settlement is divided into two sections, one smaller but higher and the other much larger but lower. Archaeologists, designate these as the Citadel and the lower town respectively. Both were walled. Several buildings were built on platforms, which served as foundations.”
Which of the following sites does it refer to?

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

Which of the following states has revealed the presence of rice during the Harappan sites?

(A) Gujarat
(B) Rajasthan
(C) Uttar Pradesh
(D) Punjab

Which of the following are true about Mohenjodaro?
Literally means mound of dead.
Situated in the Larkana district of Sindh, on river Indus.
3.The Citadel, assembly hall and granary are main buildings.
4.Women cloths, bronze dancing girl, steatite statue of a bearded man were some of the other findings.
Which of the statements given above are correct?

(A) 1 and 2
(B) 2 and 3
(C) 3, 4and1
(D) AII of these

Which of the following was prevalent among Harappan people?
1. Linga and Yoni worship.
2. Naga cult.
3. Prototype of Shiva was worshipped.
4. Laxmi worshipped.
Which of the statements given above are correct?

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

Match the causes of decline propounded by various Archaeologist about the Indus Valley Civilization.
List I List II
A. Aryan attack 1. Sir MortimerWheeler
B. Tectonic disturbances 2. Lambwek
C. Ecological change 3. Raikes

(A) 1 2 3
(B) 2 3 1
(C) 3 2 1
(D) 13 2

Which of the following cannot be considered Proto Harappan Culture?

(A) Jornie Culture
(B) Sothi Culture
(C) Amri Culture
(D) Kot-Dijian Culture

Which of the following is the latest site found?

(A) Dholavira
(B) Amri
(C) Bhimbad
(D) Aiamgirpur

Consider the following statements and mark the correct answer
1. Broken ivory were used as a scale in Chanhudaro.
2. During burial, bodies were extended in North-South direction.
3. Ganeriwala site is situated in Bahawalpur, Pakistan.
4. The ‘Great Bath’ of Mohenjodaro measures 12x 7x 3 m t.
Which of the statements given above are correct?

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

Match the following
List I List II
A. Cemeries ‘H’ and R ’37’ 1. Daimabad
B. Dockyard 2. Mohenjodaro
C. Pashupati Mahadev Seal 3. Harappa
D. Copper Charist 4. Lothal

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

Which of the following are true about Rangpur?
1. It witnessed all the three phases of culture.
2. Rice husks found.
3. No seal or image of mother goddess found.
4. Bronze statue found.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below

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

Which of the following was contemporary of Indus Valley Civilization?
1. Egypt
3. Sumer
Select the correct answer using the codes given below

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