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Q1

Why is the Indus Valley civilization termed as Harappan Civilisation?

Q2

With reference to the Harrapan script, consider the following statements:

1. The complete script was discovered and deciphered by 1923.

2. Like the Egyptians and Mesopotamians, the Harrapans wrote long inscriptions but in an indigenous style.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q3

Which of the following statements is/are correct about the social and religious practices of Indus people?

1. They believed in mother-goddess and worshipped trees and animals also.

2. The society in which they lived was matriarchal.

3. They used to represent the deity of worship on seals.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

Q4

With regard to “Indus valley civilization”, which of the following animals is represented on the seal and terracotta art of the Harappan culture?

  1. Elephant
  2. Tiger
  3. Rhinoceros

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Q5

With regard to “Indus valley civilization”, which of the following metals were used to make tools in Harappan civilization?

  1. Brass
  2. bronze
  3. Copper

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Q6

Consider the following statements about the “Jorwe Culture”

  1. Jorwe culture flourished in present day Maharashtra only.

  2. Jorwe is found in Godawari-Pravara system.

 Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Q7

Consider the following pairs

      Harappa Sites     -   River

  1. Mohen-jodaro  -  Indus
  2. Harappa          -   Sutlej
  3. Rupar              -   Ravi

Which of the pairs given above is/are correct?

Q8

The black and red pottery mainly belonged to which period

Q9

With regard to “Indus valley civilization” What was the causes for the disappearance of Harappan culture?

  1. Invasion of Aryans
  2. Decreasing fertility of the soil
  3. Flooding of the Indus river

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Q10

Why Neolithic people settled near hilly river valley?

Q11

In which region, Indus river was known as “Meluha”?

Q12

Consider the following statements:

1. The people of the Stone Age could not settle down in other places except the hilly river valleys.

2. The use of hand-made pottery was absent in the early stage of the Neolithic period.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q13

Consider the following statements:

1. The people of the early Chalcolithic culture were the first to use metals.

2. All major Chalcolithic cultures flourished in the black cotton soil zone.

3. The people of chalcolithic culture were well-acquainted with burnt bricks.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q1.

Why is the Indus Valley civilization termed as Harappan Civilisation?

a) Harappan was the main trading centre and survived for a longer period.
b) Harappa was the first site to be identified in this civilisation.
c) Harappa was the fully-developed site of this civilization.
d) Harappa was the largest site discovered so far.
Q2.

With reference to the Harrapan script, consider the following statements:

1. The complete script was discovered and deciphered by 1923.

2. Like the Egyptians and Mesopotamians, the Harrapans wrote long inscriptions but in an indigenous style.

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.

Which of the following statements is/are correct about the social and religious practices of Indus people?

1. They believed in mother-goddess and worshipped trees and animals also.

2. The society in which they lived was matriarchal.

3. They used to represent the deity of worship on seals.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

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

With regard to “Indus valley civilization”, which of the following animals is represented on the seal and terracotta art of the Harappan culture?

  1. Elephant
  2. Tiger
  3. Rhinoceros

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

a) 1 and 2
b) 1 and 3
c) 2 only
d) 1, 2 and 3
Q5.

With regard to “Indus valley civilization”, which of the following metals were used to make tools in Harappan civilization?

  1. Brass
  2. bronze
  3. Copper

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

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

Consider the following statements about the “Jorwe Culture”

  1. Jorwe culture flourished in present day Maharashtra only.

  2. Jorwe is found in Godawari-Pravara system.

 Which of the above statements is/are correct?

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2
Q7.

Consider the following pairs

      Harappa Sites     -   River

  1. Mohen-jodaro  -  Indus
  2. Harappa          -   Sutlej
  3. Rupar              -   Ravi

Which of the pairs given above is/are correct?

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

The black and red pottery mainly belonged to which period

a) Paleolithic age
b) Neolithic age
c) Chalcolithic age
d) Bronze age
Q9.

With regard to “Indus valley civilization” What was the causes for the disappearance of Harappan culture?

  1. Invasion of Aryans
  2. Decreasing fertility of the soil
  3. Flooding of the Indus river

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

a) 1 and 2 only
b) 1 and 3 only
c) 2 only
d) 1, 2 and 3
Q10.

Why Neolithic people settled near hilly river valley?

a) It provided fertile plain for agriculture.
b) It provided safety from invaders and wild animals.
c) It provided stone for making weapons
d) It helped them in hunting.
Q11.

In which region, Indus river was known as “Meluha”?

a) Egypt
b) Mesopotamia
c) Greece
d) Central Asia
Q12.

Consider the following statements:

1. The people of the Stone Age could not settle down in other places except the hilly river valleys.

2. The use of hand-made pottery was absent in the early stage of the Neolithic period.

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
Q13.

Consider the following statements:

1. The people of the early Chalcolithic culture were the first to use metals.

2. All major Chalcolithic cultures flourished in the black cotton soil zone.

3. The people of chalcolithic culture were well-acquainted with burnt bricks.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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