Competitive Exams: History MCQs (Practice-Test 56 of 130)

  1. Which one of the following places has yielded archaeological evidence regarding pit dwellings?

    1. Rakhigarhi

    2. Gufkral

    3. Mehrgarh

    4. Balakot

  2. The crops cultivated by the Harappans included

    1. wheat, barley and mustard

    2. barley, groundnut and rice

    3. wheat, rice and sugarcane

    4. wheat, cotton and sugarcane

  3. A hoard of copper images generally assigned to the Harappan culture phase, has been found at

    1. Daimabad

    2. Brahamagiri

    3. Inamgaon

    4. Nasik

  4. Which of the following Harappan sites are located in the Kutch region?

    1. Desalpur and Surkotada

    2. Rangpur and Rajidi

    3. Allabadino and Balakot

    4. Lothal and Surkotada

  5. ‘Sutudri’ mentioned in the Rig Veda is

    1. A term used to denote bride

    2. The name of a river

    3. A plant used in the preparation of Sura

    4. A sacrificial animal

  6. Match List-I with List-II

    List-I List-II
    1. Double burial

    2. Fire altars

    3. Workmen's quarters

    4. Bead making

    1. chanhudaro

    2. Kalibangan

    3. Lothal

    4. Banawali

    5. Harappa

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 3
      • 2
      • 5
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
      • 5
      • 2
      • 3
      • 5
      • 1
  7. Which of the following were among the objects of terracotta fashioned by the Harappans?

    1. Bullae

    2. Toys

    3. Votive animals

    4. Axe-heads

    5. Human forms

    6. Pipal leaves

      1. 1, 2 and 4

      2. 2, 3 and 5

      3. 3, 4 and 6

      4. 4, 5 and 6

  8. Which one of the following is correctly matched in the context of the Vedic culture?

      • Asura
      • A sacred plant
      • Pushan
      • Tribal Assembly
      • Rita
      • Inebriating drink
      • Ribhu
      • Gnomes
  9. Which one of the following Vedangas is not correctly matched?

      • Kalpa
      • Ritual
      • Jyotisha
      • Astronomy
      • Siksha
      • Phonetics
      • Nirukta
      • Grammar
  10. Which of the following characterized the later Vedic period?

    1. 1, 2 and 3

    2. 1, 2 and 4

    3. 1, 3 and 4

    4. 2, 3 and 4

  11. Which of the following are reasons for the identification of the reflected in the later Vedic texts with the painted Grey Ware culture? Select the correct answer.

    1. material culture of the two corresponds

    2. Geographical distribution of the tow corresponds

    3. Chorological span of the tow corresponds

    4. Both evolved locally.

      1. 1, 2 and 3

      2. 1, 2 and 4

      3. 1, 3 and 4

      4. 2, 3 and 4

  12. Rig Vedic people invoked Indra for

    1. Acquisition of knowledge

    2. A life after death

    3. Release from the cycle of births and deaths

    4. Material comforts and victory

  13. Which one of the following was not a prot during the Sangam age?

    1. Arikamedu

    2. Uraiyur

    3. Korkai

    4. Alangulam

  14. Which of the following were epics in early Tamil literature?

    1. Tolkappiyam and Tirukkurai

    2. Ahananuru and Purananuru

    3. Padirruppattu and Maduraikkanchi

    4. Silappadikaram and Manimekhalai

  15. Which one of the following pairs is correctly matched? Dynasties Rulers

      • Chera
      • Karikaia
      • Chola
      • Simuka
      • Pandya
      • Nedunchezhian
      • Satavahana
      • Senguttuvan