General Studies: Important for Exam: Ancient Indian History MCQ Part 9

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Q. The earliest human species associated with tool – making is known as

(a) Homo Hailie

(b) Homo Erectus

(c) Homo Sapiens

(d) Neanderthal man

Q. The Belin Valley where a sequence of gradual evolution of Paleolithic culture is noticed is located in

(a) Sind

(b) Punjab

(c) Maharashtra

(d) U. P.

Q. Match the following pre – historic sites

Match the Following Pre – Historic Sites
List – IList – II
A. Burzahom1. Gujarat
B. Langham2. Kashmir
C. Bangor3. Maharashtra
D. Nevada4. Rajasthan

(a) 1 2 3 4

(b) 2 1 4 3

(c) 3 2 1 4

(d) 2 3 4 3

Q. The earliest evidence of Neolithic culture based on domestication of plants and animals in the Indian Sub-Continent comes from

(a) Kill gum Muhammad

(b) Kit Deja

(c) Amir

(d) Mehargarh

Q. The earliest evidence of the domestication of rice in India comes from the Neolithic site of

(a) Mehergarh

(b) Koldihwa

(c) Nevada

(d) Jorge

Q. Which of the following statements regarding the Harappan civilization is not correct?

(a) It was an urban civilization

(b) Its discovery has pushed back the history of India to pre – Vedic times

(c) It had direct trade contacts with Egypt

(d) Its traders used to visit present day Bahrain and Oman

Q. Which of the following sites do not reveal the Presence of granaries during the Harappan period

1. Harappa

2. Mohenjo-Daro

3. Banawali

4. Kalibangan

Select the correct answer from the codes given below:

(a) 1 and 2

(b) 2 and 3

(c) 2 and 4

(d) 3 and 4

Q. Which of the following feature is not represented on the ‘Shiva’ or ‘Pasupathi seal’ belonging to the Harappan period?

(a) Yogic position

(b) Animals

(c) Trident

(d) Three faces

Q. Which of the following is the most common animal figure on the Harappan seals?

(a) Bull

(b) Lion

(c) Unicorn

(d) Elephant

Q. the most common type of Harappan seal is

(a) Round

(b) Square

(c) Cylindrical

(d) Oval

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