General Knowledge – Section 1- History of India | Ancient History – Stone Age | Part 2

17. Navdatoli was excavated by [UP Lower (Spl) (Pre) 2008]

(A) K.D. Bajpai
(B) V.S. Wakankar
(C) H.D. Sankalia
(D) Mortimer Wheeler

18. In which state, the Navdatoli is located? [UPPCS (Mains) 2009]

(A) Gujarat
(B) Maharashtra
(C) Chhattisgarh
(D) Madhya Pradesh

19. Megaliths have been identified as [Tamil Nadu PSC (Mains) 2018]

(A) Caves for hermits
(B) Burial sites
(C) Temple sites
(D) None of the above

20. Ash mound is associated with the Neolithic site at [UPPCS (Mains) 2009]

(A) Budihal
(B) Sangana Kallu
(C) Koldihwa
(D) Brahmagiri

21. ‘Bhimbetka’ is famous for [MPPCS (Spl)(Pre) 2004]

(A) Rock Paintings
(B) Buddhist Statues
(C) Minerals
(D) Origin of Son River

22. In India, from which rock-shelter, pictures has been found the most? [UPPCS (Pre) 2008]

(A) Ghagharia
(B) Bhimbetka
(C) Lekhahia
(D) Adamgarh

23. Which one of the following places is famous for pre-historic paintings? [UPPCS (Mains) 2011 Uttarakhand UDA/LDA (Mains) 2007]

(A) Ajanta
(B) Bhimbetka
(C) Bagh
(D) Amravati

24. Where are the caves of Bhimbetka situated? [MPPCS (Pre) 2013]

(A) Bhopal
(B) Pachmarhi
(C) Singrauli
(D) Abdullahganj-Raisen

25. The Ochre-coloured Pottery (O.C.P.) was christened at [UPPCS (Mains) 2006]

(A) Hastinapur
(B) Ahichhatra
(C) Noh
(D) Red Fort

26. In the Chalcolithic period people of Maharashtra buried their dead under the floor of their houses in the following orientation [UPPCS (Pre) 1997]

(A) North to South position
(B) East to West position
(C) South to North position
(D) West to East position

27. Which of the following sites has yielded skeleton of the dog along with human skeleton in burial? [UP Lower Sub. (Pre) 2008]

(A) Brahmagiri
(B) Burzahom
(C) Chirand
(D) Maski

28. The evidence of burying the dog with human body is found from which of the following places? [Uttarakhand PCS (Pre) 2010]

(A) Burzahom
(B) Koldihwa
(C) Chaupani
(D) Mando

29. The evidence of pit dwelling has been obtained from [UPPCS (Mains) 2011]

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

30. From which rock shelter of Vindhyas, a maximum number of human skeletons have been found? [UPPCS (Pre) 2016]

(A) Morahana Pahar
(B) Ghagharia
(C) Baghahi Khor
(D) Lekhahia

31. Which of these departments/ministries deals with the Archaeological Survey of India as an accessory office? [Jharkhand PCS (Pre) 2011]

(A) Culture
(B) Tourism
(C) Science and Technology
(D) Human Resource and

32. Where is the National Human Museum situated? [MPPCS (Pre) 1997]

(A) Guwahati
(B) Bastar
(C) Bhopal
(D) Chennai


Answer Sheet:-

17. (C)
18. (D)
19. (B)
20. (B)
21. (A)
22. (B)
23. (B)
24. (D)
25. (A)
26. (A)
27. (B)
28. (A)
29. (A)
30. (D)
31. (A)
32. (C)


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