Indus Valley Civilization Quiz

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Indus Valley Civilization


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  1. Main female god worshipped by Indus people?
    A. Laxmi
    B. Sarada
    C. Shakti
    D. Mother Goddess
  2. How many graneries were found at Harappa?
    A. 7
    B. 5
    C. 6
    D. 8
  3. Presently, which of the following country’s areas has been covered under Indus Valley Civilization?
    A. Bhutan
    B. India
    C. Pakistan
    D. Both A & B

  4. Indus Valley Civilization is considered as an Urban Civilization. Which of the following is not the feature of IVC?
    A. Systematic town planning
    B. Use of burnt bricks in construction
    C. Predominance of cattle rearing
    D. Underground drainage system
  5. At which of the following Indus Valley’s site, house with 13 rooms, has been discovered by archaeologists?
    A. Sutkagendor
    B. Alamgirpur
    C. Dholavira
    D. Bhagwanpura

  6. Being an urban civilization, which kind of systematic town planning has been made by the Indus Valley people?
    A. Multi Centres
    B. Grid system
    C. Hybrid Model
    D. Three Gardens
  7. The cities of Harappan phase was divided into different parts, which of the following part was used for administration & religious purposes?
    A. Upper part
    B. Middle Part
    C. Lower Part
    D. None of these

  8. Which of the following Indus site had houses with doors on the main street?
    A. Banawali
    B. Ropar
    C. Lothal
    D. Harappa

  9. Match the following Harappan sites, Directions and their Present Location
    A. Alamgirpur              1. South               @. Jammu & Kashmir
    B. Sutkagandor           2. East                  #. Maharshtra
    C. Manda                     3. West                 $. Karachi
    D. Daimabad               4. North                %. Uttar Pradesh
    A. A-3-%, B-2-$, C-4-@, D-1-#
    B. A-2-@, B-3-$, C-4-%, D-1-#
    C. A-2-%, B-3-$, C-4-@, D-1-#
    D. A-1-%, B-3-$, C-4-@, D-3-#

  10. Match the following Harappan sites and their Findings
    A. Mohanjodaro 1. Unique Water Harnessing System
    B. Chanhudaro 2. No Drainage System
    C. Dholavira 3. Steatite Image of Beard Man
    D. Kalibanga 4. Terracotta Model of Bullock Cart
    A. A-3, B-1, C-4, D-2
    B. A-1, B-4, C-1, D-4
    C. A-3, B-4, C-2, D-1
    D. A-3, B-4, C-1, D-2

  11. 1398 seals has been discovered from one of the Indus Valley site, which constitute 56% of the total seals. From which site these were discovered?
    A. Chanhudaro
    B. Mohanjodaro
    C. Harappa
    D. Sutkagandor

  12. In Indus Valley Civilization, the first evidence of stone architecture was discovered from which of the following sites?
    A. Kalibanga
    B. Harappa
    C. Dholavira
    D. Lothal

  13. Which of the following Indus Valley site was located with ploughed surface field?
    A. Kalibanga
    B. Banawali
    C. Chanhudaro
    D. Alamgirpur

  14. Match the following Harappan sites and their Findings
    A. Sutkagandor                1. No town planning
    B. Dholavira                     2. City without citadel
    C. Banawali                      3. Fotification Shipping Complex
    D. Chanhudaro                 4. Only city divided into 3 parts
    A. A-1, B-4, C-3, D-2
    B. A-3, B-4, C-1, D-2
    C. A-2, B-4, C-1, D-3
    D. A-4, B-3, C-2, D-1

  15. Match the following Harappan sites and their Findings
    A. Mohenjodaro             1. Mesopatamian Cylindrical Seal
    B. Lothal                         2. Proto-Shiva Seal
    C. Kalibanga                   3. Workmen’s Quarters
    D. Harappa                     4. Baharainean Seal
    A. A-3, B-1, C-2, D-4
    B. A-2, B-3, C-1, D-4
    C. A-3, B-4, C-1, D-2
    D. A-2, B-4, C-1, D-3

  16. Match the following Harappan sites and their Excavators
    A. Lothal 1. JP Josh
    B. Dholavira 2. DR Sahni
    C. Harappa 3. NG Nazumdar
    D. Chanhudaro 4. SR Rao
    A. A-3, B-1, C-2, D-4
    B. A-4, B-2, C-1, D-3
    C. A-4, B-1, C-2, D-3
    D. A-3, B-1, C-4, D-2

  17. Match the following Harappan sites and their Findings
    A. Sutkagandor                    1. Bones of Camels
    B. Kalibanga                         2. Dog’s paw impression on Brick
    C. Amari                                3. Remains of Horse
    D. Chanhudaro                      4. Remains of Rhinoceros
    A. A-3, B-1, C-4, D-2
    B. A-2, B-4, C-1, D-3
    C. A-1, B-2, C-3, D-4
    D. A-3, B-4, C-1, D-2

  18. Which of the following Indus Valley Civilization Site is located in India?
    A. Sutkagandor
    B. Chanhudaro
    C. Kalibanga
    D. Harappa

  19. What is the meaning of Mohenjodaro in local language?
    A. Mound of Alive
    B. Mound of Great
    C. Mound of Dead
    D. None of the above

  20. Which of the following seals were discovered from Mohenjodaro, located in Sindh, Pakistan?
    A. Unicorn Seal
    B. Proto shiva seal
    C. Bull seal
    D. All of the above

  21. During Indus Valley civilization, which of the following metal was not used in the manufacturing of seals?
    A. Steatite
    B. Iron
    C. Clay
    D. Ivory

  22. In the Pashupati Mahadeva or Proto shiva seal, which of the following animal was appeared at Proto Shiva feet?
    A. Tiger
    B. Deer
    C. Rhino
    D. Buffalo

  23. The traces of cultivation of rice were found in which of the following Indus Valley Site?
    A. Lothal
    B. Rangpur
    C. Amari
    D. Both A and B

  24. In which of the following Indus Valley sites, the archaeologists discovered the reservoirs, which were cut through stone vertically?
    A. Surkotada
    B. Kalibangan
    C. Dholavira
    D. Harappa

  25. The principal cereals seems to have been?
    A. Rice and wheat
    B. Wheat and Peas
    C. Wheat and Barely
    D. Barley and Ragi

  26. The Indus valley civilization’s weight and measurements were generally cubical and spherical in shape and were made of which of the following?
    A. Chert
    B. Jasper
    C. Agate
    D. All of the above

  27. In world, cotton was first produced by the Indus people in which of the following site?
    A. Sindh
    B. Nal
    C. Amri
    D. Ropar

  28. Which of the following pair is not correctly matched?
    A. Gold – Kolar
    B. Amethyst – Gujarat
    C. Silver – Persia
    D. Copper – Baluchistan

  29. The Indus Valley Civilization was a phase of Barter system. Which of the following was the unit of measurement?
    A. 15
    B. 10
    C. 16
    D. 12

  30. As per the study of weights and measurement of IVC, the smaller weights followed the binary system while larger weights followed decimal system. The smallest weight was of how many grams?
    A. 0.556 grams
    B. 0.756 grams
    C. 0.956 grams
    D. 0.856 grams

  31. Which of the following animals was not known to Indus Valley people?
    A. Deer and Elephant
    B. Cow and Lion
    C. Horse and Rhino
    D. Tiger and Buffalo

  32. Indus valley people used to worship statues and figurines, there was no evidence of temple. which of the following was not worshipped by them?
    A. Pipal
    B. Pigeon
    C. Bull
    D. Fish

  33. Fragments of woven cotton has been found at which of the following Indus valley site?
    A. Mohenjodaro
    B. Sutkagandor
    C. Banawali
    D. Dholavira

  34. Which of the following were depicted on the Pashupati Mahadeva or Proto shiva seal, which were found in Mohenjodaro?
    A. Dog, Buffalo, Elephant, Rhino and Horse
    B. Rhino, Horse, Elephant, Camel and Tiger
    C. Rhino, Buffalo, Elephant, Deer and Tiger
    D. Deer, Buffalo, Elephant, Camel and Tiger

  35. Which of the following was the ancient port city of Indus Valley Civilization?
    A. Balakot
    B. Lothal
    C. Sutkagendor
    D. Allahdino

  36. Which of the following was not the contemporary civilizations of Indus Valley Civilization?
    A. Egypt
    B. China
    C. Mayan
    D. Mesoptamia

  37. Which of the following statement is not true?
    A. Kalibanga was the provincial capital of IVC
    B. Mohenjodaro was the largest site of IVC
    C. Symbol of Swastika was traced in IVC
    D. Alamgirpur was the largest Indian site of IVC

  38. Which of the following games was known to the people of the Indus Valley ?
    A. Bull fighting
    B. Game of Dice
    C. Camel racing
    D. Horse riding

  39. As per Mesopotamian literature, what was the name for Indus region?
    A. Teluha
    B. Indis
    C. Meluha
    D. Sindis

  40. The script used by Indus people was
    A. Devanagari
    B. Pictographic
    C. Kharosti
    D. Barhmi

  41. Match the following decline theories of Indus Valley Civilization with their archeologers.
    A. Natural Disaster 1. Mortimer Wheeler
    B. Decline in Trade 2. George F. Dales
    C. Aryan Invasion 3. Shereen Ratnagar
    D. Climate Change 4. Gurdip Singh
    A. A-3, B-2, C-1, D-4
    B. A-1, B-3, C-2, D-4
    C. A-4, B-3, C-1, D-2
    D. A-2, B-3, C-1, D-4

  42. Match the following Site, River and it’s Excavator:
    A. Mohenjodaro                1. Ghaggar                @. Aurel Stein
    B. Kalibanga                     2. Dasht                      #. SR Rao
    C. Lothal                           3.Indus                       $. Amalananda Ghosh
    D. Sutkagandor                4. Bhogava                 %. RD Banerji
    A. A-4-#, B-2-@, C-3-%, D-1-$
    B. A-3-%, B-1-$, C-4-#, D-2-@
    C. A-1-$, B-3-%, C-2-#, D-4-@
    D. A-2-@, B-4-#, C-3-%, D-1-$

  43. Match the following elements and its import:
    A. Copper                           1. Kirthar Hills
    B. Steatite                          2. Maharashtra
    C. Amethyst                        3. Kolar
    D. Gold                                4. Khetri
    A. A-4, B-1, C-2, D-3
    B. A-4, B-3, C-2, D-1
    C. A-4, B-1, C-2, D-3
    D. A-4, B-2, C-1, D-3

  44. Consider the following statements
    1. Paleolithic age was also called as Microlithic age due to the usuage of small stone tools.
    2. The evidences for the iniation of agriculture was marked in Mesolithic age.
    3. Cultivation of seasonal crops were initiated in Chalcolithic age.
    4. Fire was first used by the people of Neolithic age.
    Which of the above statents are true
    A. Only 3
    B. All of the above
    C. Both 3 and 2 or 4
    D. Only 1

  45. During Pre-Historic India, the term “Quartzite men” was used in which of it’s following phase?
    A. Metal age
    B. Mesolithic age
    C. Paleolithic age
    D. Neolithic age

  46. In which of the following Pre-Historic Indian site, the domestic dogs were buried with their masters in their graves?
    A. Bhilawara
    B. Banawali
    C. Bhimbetka
    D. Burzahom

  47. Match the following Sites and their Evidence
    A. Mehrgarh 1. 500 cave paintings were discovered
    B. Koldihwa 2. First site of pottery formation in the world
    C. Bhimbetka 3. Earliest evidence of agriculture in Sout Asia
    D. Chopani Mando 4. Rice was first produced
    A. B-4, D-1, A-2, C-3
    B. C-1, A-3, D-2, B-4
    C. A-3, B-4, C-2, D-1
    D. D-3, A-4, B-1, C-2

  48. Which of the following Indus site was destroyed by fire and where it was located ?
    A. Kot Diji, Sindh
    B. Harrappa, Punjab
    C. Dholavira, Gujarat
    D. Mohenjodaro, Sindh

  49. In accordance with the evidences, which of the following writing style was prevalent in Indus Valley Civilization?
    A. Brahmi
    B. Devanagari
    C. Boustrophedon
    D. Shorthand
  50. Which of the following was one of the great achievements of the Indus Valley civilization?
    A. Sewage system
    B. Dice Game
    C. Barter system
    D. Seasonal Crop


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