General Knowledge – Section 1- History of India | Ancient History – Stone Age | Part 1

1. According to the excavated evidence, the domestication of animal began in [UPPCS (Mains) 2006]

(A) Lower Palaeolithic period
(B) Middle Palaeolithic period
(C) Upper Palaeolithic period
(D) Mesolithic period

2. In Mesolithic context, evidence of animal domestication has been found at [UPPCS (Spl) (Pre) 2008]

(A) Langhnaj
(B) Birbhanpur
(C) Adamgarh
(D) Chopani Mando

3. Robert Bruce Foote, who discovered first Palaeolithic tool in India, was a/an [UP Lower Sub. (Pre) 2015]

(A) Geologist
(B) Archaeologist
(C) Paleobotanist
(D) Both (A) and (B)

4. The three-age system, divided into stone, bronze and iron from the collection of Copenhagen museum was coined by [UPPCS (Pre) 2010]

(A) Thomson
(B) Lubbock
(C) Taylor
(D) Childe

5. From which one of the following sites bone implements have been found? [UPPCS (Mains) 2010]

(A) Chopani Mando
(B) Kakoria
(C) Mahadaha
(D) Sarai Nahar Rai

6. Bone ornaments in the Mesolithic context in India have been obtained from [UPRO/ARO (Mains) 2013]

(A) Sarai Nahar Rai
(B) Mahadaha
(C) Lekhahia
(D) Chopani Mando

7. Three human skeletons in a single grave were recovered at [UPPCS (Pre) 2016]

(A) Sarai Nahar Rai
(B) Damdama
(C) Mahadaha
(D) Langhnaj

8. The cultivation of cereals first started in [UPPCS (Mains) 2005]

(A) Neolithic Age
(B) Mesolithic Age
(C) Palaeolithic Age
(D) Proto-Historic Age

9. The earliest evidence of man in India is found in [Uttarakhand PCS (Pre) 2006]

(A) Nilgiri Hills
(B) Shiwalik Hills
(C) Nallamala Hills
(D) Narmada Valley

10. The first cereal used by man was[UPPCS (Pre) 1997]

(A) Wheat
(B) Rice
(C) Barley
(D) Sorghum

11. The earliest evidence of agriculture in Indian sub-continent comes from [UP Lower Sub. (Pre) 2008]

(A) Koldihwa
(B) Lahuradeva
(C) Mehrgarh
(D) Tokwa

12. Name the site which has revealed the earliest evidence of settled life? [UPPCS (Spl) (Mains) 2008]

(A) Dholavira
(B) Kile Gul Mohammad
(C) Kalibangan
(D) Mehrgarh

13. The earliest evidence of agriculture in the Indian Sub-continent has been obtained from [UPPCS (Mains) 2010]

(A) Brahmagiri
(B) Burzahom
(C) Koldihwa
(D) Mehrgarh

14. The earliest evidence of agriculture in Indian Sub-continent is found at [UPPCS (Mains) 2007]

(A) Lothal
(B) Harappa
(C) Mehrgarh
(D) Mundigak

15. Which one of the following periods is also known as Chalcolithic Age? [44th BPSC (Pre) 2000]

(A) Old Stone Age
(B) New Stone Age
(C) Copper Age
(D) Iron Age

16. The cultural remains from Stone Age to Harappan civilization have been obtained from which one of the following ancient sites? [UPPCS (Pre) 2008]

(A) Amri
(B) Mehrgarh
(C) Kotdiji
(D) Kalibangan


Answer Sheet:-

1. (D)
2. (C)
3. (D)
4. (A)
5. (C)
6. (B)
7. (B)
8. (A)
9. (D)
10. (C)
11. (B)
12. (D)
13. (D)
14. (C)
15. (C)
16. (B)

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