General Knowledge – Section 1- History of India | Ancient History – Indus Valley Civilization and Culture | Part 2

19. The excavation at Chanhudaro was directed by [UP Lower Sub. (Pre) 2015]

(A) J.H. Mackay
(B) Sir John Marshall
(C) R.E.M. Wheeler
(D) Sir Aurel Stein

20. Which site of Indus Valley is now in Pakistan? [UPPCS (Spl)(Pre) 1994]

(A) Kalibangan
(B) Harappa
(C) Lothal
(D) Alamgirpur

21. Rangpur, where the contemporary of Harappan civilization were found, is in [RAS/RTS (Pre) 1999]

(A) Punjab
(B) Eastern Uttar Pradesh
(C) Saurashtra
(D) Rajasthan

22. Dadheri is a late Harappan site of [UPPCS (Mains) 2014]

(A) Jammu
(B) Punjab
(C) Haryana
(D) U.P.

23. Which site of Indus Valley Civilization is located in India? [West Bangal PSC (Pre) 2018]

(A) Harappa
(B) Mohenjodaro
(C) Lothal
(D) None of the above

24. The Harappan city represented by the archaeological site of Lothal was situated on the river [UPPCS (Mains) 2012]

(A) Narmada
(B) Mahi
(C) Bhogava
(D) Bhima

25. Harappan civilization, Lothal, is located in [Uttarakhand PCS (Pre) 2010 UPPCS (Mains) 2009]

(A) Gujarat
(B) Punjab
(C) Rajasthan
(D) Sindh

26. The port city of Indus Valley Civilization was [UPPCS (Pre) 1999]

(A) Harappa
(B) Kalibangan
(C) Lothal
(D) Mohenjodaro

27. Which of the following is a Harappan port? [53rd to 55th BPSC (Pre) 2011]

(A) Alexandria
(B) Lothal
(C) Mahasthangarh
(D) Nagapattinam

28. Which of the following is not an Indus Valley Civilization site? [MPPCS (Pre) 2013]

(A) Kalibangan
(B) Ropar
(C) Patliputra
(D) Lothal

29. The largest site of Harappa in India is [UPPCS (Spl)(Mains) 2004]

(A) Alamgirpur
(B) Kalibangan
(C) Lothal
(D) Rakhigarhi

30. The biggest Harappan site in India is [Jharkhand PCS (Pre) 2016]

(A) Rakhigarhi
(B) Dholavira
(C) Kalibangan
(D) Lothal

31. The people of Indus valley believed in [RAS/RTS (Pre) 1993]

(A) Spirit and Brahma
(B) Ritual
(C) Sacrificial system
(D) Mother Goddess

32. The Indus valley people worshipped [Uttarakhand PCS (Mains) 2006]

(A) Shiva
(B) Indra and Varun
(C) Brahma
(D) Vishnu

33. Who was the director of the archaeological excavation that led to the discovery of Harappa and Mohenjodaro? [RAS/RTS (Pre) 1997]

(A) Lord Macaulay
(B) Sir John Marshall
(C) Clive
(D) Colonel Tad

34. Two Indians who were associated with the discovery of the Indus Valley Civilization, are [Chhattisgarh PCS (Pre) 2003]

(A) Rakhal Das Banerjee and Dayaram Sahni
(B) John Marshall and Ishwari Prasad
(C) Ashirwadi Lal Srivastava and Rangnath Rao
(D) Madhosarup Vats and V.B. Rao

35. Which one of the following is not correctly matched? [UPPCS (Mains) 2006]

(A) Harappa – Daya Ram Sahni
(B) Lothal – S.R. Rao
(C) Surkotada – J.P. Joshi
(D) Dholavira – B.K. Thapar

36. The first archaeologist who excavated Harappa, but could not recognize its significance, was [UPPCS (Mains) 2006]

(A) A. Cunningham
(B) Sir John Marshall
(C) Mortimer Wheeler
(D) George F. Dales


Answer Sheet:-

19. (A)
20. (B)
21. (C)
22. (B)
23. (C)
24. (C)
25. (A)
26. (C)
27. (B)
28. (C)
29. (D)
30. (A)
31. (D)
32. (A)
33. (B)
34. (A)
35. (D)
36. (A)

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