General Knowledge – Section 1- History of India | Ancient History – Indus Valley Civilization and Culture | Part 3

37. Who among the following was not associated with the excavation of Harappa and Mohenjodaro? [56th to 59th BPSC (Pre) 2015]

(A) R.D. Banerjee
(B) K.N. Dikshit
(C) M.S. Vats
(D) V.A. Smith

38. From which one of the following places, remains of wells have been found in houses belonging to the developed stage of the Indus Valley Civilization? [UPPCS (Pre) 2004]

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

39. Mohenjodaro is situated in which of the following? [MPPCS (Pre) 2012]

(A) Gujarat state of India
(B) Punjab state of India
(C) Sindh Province in Pakistan
(D) Afghanistan

40. The first metal used by man was[RAS/RTS (Pre) 2012]

(A) Gold
(B) Silver
(C) Copper
(D) Iron

41. An ivory scale in Harappan context was found at [UPRO/ARO (Pre) 2014]

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

42. Which metal has so far not been discovered in Harappan sites?[Chhattisgarh PCS (Pre) 2011]

(A) Copper
(B) Gold
(C) Silver
(D) Iron

43. Which one among the following sites is located in the valley of Ghaggar and its associated rivers?[RAS/RTS (Pre) 2010]

(A) Alamgirpur
(B) Lothal
(C) Mohenjodaro
(D) Banawali

44. From where the evidence of rock-cut architecture was found, with reference to Harappa civilization? [UPPCS (Pre) 2006]

(A) Kalibangan
(B) Dholavira
(C) Kot Diji
(D) Amri

45. Dholavira is located in the state of[UPPCS (Mains) 2010]

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

46. Which Harappan city is divided into three parts?[UPRO/ARO (Mains) 2013]

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

47. In which of the following site remnants of three townships have been revealed? [Chhattisgarh PCS (Pre) 2015]

(A) Mohenjodaro
(B) Sanghol
(C) Kalibangan
(D) Dholavira

48. A highly advanced water management system of Harappan times has been unearthed at [UPPCS (Mains) 2010]

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

49. Which of the following sites has yielded evidence of a triple burial? [UPPCS (Mains) 2016]

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

50. Recently, from excavations of Harappan site Sonauli what was found? [UP Lower Sub. (Pre) 2004]

(A) Human burials
(B) Animal burials
(C) Residential building
(D) Protecting wall

51. For clothing, cotton cultivation was first introduced in [UPPCS (Pre) 2006]

(A) Egypt
(B) Mesopotamia
(C) Central America
(D) India

52. Which of the following characterizes/characterizes the people of Indus Civilization?

1. They possessed great places and temples.
2. They worshipped, both male and female deities.
3. They employed horse-drawn chariots in warfare.

Select the correct answer using the code given below. [IAS (Pre) 2013]

(A) 1 and 2
(B) Only 2
(C) All of these
(D) None of these

53. One of the following sites from where the famous bull-seal of Indus Valley Civilization was found.[RAS/RTS (Pre) 2008]

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

54. Which one of the following animals is not depicted on the Harappan seal? [UPPCS (Spl) (Mains) 2009]

(A) Bull
(B) Elephant
(C) Horse
(D) Sheep

55. Remains of which animals have not been discovered in the Indus Valley Civilization? [Chhattisgarh PCS (Pre) 2011]

(A) Lion
(B) Horse
(C) Cow
(D) Elephant


Answer Sheet:-

37. (D)
38. (D)
39. (C)
40. (C)
41. (B)
42. (D)
43. (D)
44. (B)
45. (A)
46. (C)
47. (D)
48. (B)
49. (C)
50. (A)
51. (D)
52. (B)
53. (D)
54. (C)
55. (A)


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