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
    Answer
  2. How many graneries were found at Harappa?
    A. 7
    B. 5
    C. 6
    D. 8
    Answer
  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
    Answer

  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
    Answer
  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
    Answer

  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
    Answer
  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
    Answer

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

  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-#
    Answer

  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
    Answer

  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
    Answer

  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
    Answer

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

  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
    Answer

  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
    Answer

  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
    Answer

  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
    Answer

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

  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
    Answer

  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
    Answer

  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
    Answer

  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
    Answer

  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
    Answer

  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
    Answer

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

  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
    Answer

  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
    Answer

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

  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
    Answer

  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
    Answer

  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
    Answer

  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
    Answer

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

  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
    Answer

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

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

  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
    Answer

  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
    Answer

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

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

  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
    Answer

  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-$
    Answer

  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
    Answer

  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
    Answer

  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
    Answer

  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
    Answer

  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
    Answer

  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
    Answer

  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
    Answer
  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
    Answer

 

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