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Q1

Who among the following made the first discovery of rock paintings was made in India?

Q2

Consider the following statements:

1. In India, the earliest paintings have been reported from the Upper Palaeolithic times.

2. In the paintings of the Upper Palaeolithic age, no colour was used except dark black.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q3

With reference to the Mesolithic period Art, consider the following statements:

1. The largest number of pre-historic rock paintings belongs to the Mesolithic period.

2. The themes of the paintings were vivid and the paintings are very large in size.

3. Though animals were painted in a naturalistic style, humans were depicted only in a stylistic manner.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q4

Consider the following statements:

1. The Harappans used the ‘lost wax’ technique to make bronze statues and figures.

2. The bust of a bearded priest and the statue of the dancing girl were made by using ‘lost wax’ technique.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q5

The seals found at the sites of the Indus valley civilization were made up of

1. Steatite

2. Chert

3. Copper

4. Faience

5. Terracotta

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

Q6

With reference to the Indus Valley civilization, consider the following statements:

1. The Indus Valley pottery consists chiefly of very fine wheel-made wares, very few being handmade.

2. The painted ware is more common than plain pottery.

3. Most of the wheel-made wares were Polychrome pottery.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q7

Which of the following sites of Indus valley civilization was/were located along the Indus River?

1. Kalibangan

2. Harappa

3. Lothal 

4. Mohenjodaro

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

Q8

Consider the following statements:

1. The popularity of Yaksha worship disappeared after the advent of Buddhism.

2. The religious practices became confined to a particular mode of worship in the third century B.C.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Q1.

Who among the following made the first discovery of rock paintings was made in India?

a) Vishnu Wakankar
b) Alexander Cunningham
c) Sir Mortimer Wheeler
d) Archibold Carlleyle
Q2.

Consider the following statements:

1. In India, the earliest paintings have been reported from the Upper Palaeolithic times.

2. In the paintings of the Upper Palaeolithic age, no colour was used except dark black.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2
Q3.

With reference to the Mesolithic period Art, consider the following statements:

1. The largest number of pre-historic rock paintings belongs to the Mesolithic period.

2. The themes of the paintings were vivid and the paintings are very large in size.

3. Though animals were painted in a naturalistic style, humans were depicted only in a stylistic manner.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 2 only
b) 1 and 3 only
c) 2 and 3 only
d) 1 and 2 only
Q4.

Consider the following statements:

1. The Harappans used the ‘lost wax’ technique to make bronze statues and figures.

2. The bust of a bearded priest and the statue of the dancing girl were made by using ‘lost wax’ technique.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2
Q5.

The seals found at the sites of the Indus valley civilization were made up of

1. Steatite

2. Chert

3. Copper

4. Faience

5. Terracotta

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

a) 3 only
b) 1 and 2 only
c) 3, 4 and 5 only
d) 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5
Q6.

With reference to the Indus Valley civilization, consider the following statements:

1. The Indus Valley pottery consists chiefly of very fine wheel-made wares, very few being handmade.

2. The painted ware is more common than plain pottery.

3. Most of the wheel-made wares were Polychrome pottery.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 1 only
b) 2 and 3 only
c) 1 and 2 only
d) 1, 2 and 3
Q7.

Which of the following sites of Indus valley civilization was/were located along the Indus River?

1. Kalibangan

2. Harappa

3. Lothal 

4. Mohenjodaro

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

a) 1 and 2 only
b) 2 and 4 only
c) 2 and 3 only
d) 1, 2, 3 and 4
Q8.

Consider the following statements:

1. The popularity of Yaksha worship disappeared after the advent of Buddhism.

2. The religious practices became confined to a particular mode of worship in the third century B.C.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2