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Pre Historic Period

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Peoples of which cultures are the first to paint their pottery?

  • Iron age
  • Neolithic
  • Mesolithic
  • Chalcolithic
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The burying of pet dogs in the graves of the masters seems to be a practise with Neolithic people in India in

  • Meghalaya
  • Asom
  • Punjab
  • Kashmir
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The Chalcolithic site in India which reflects the idea of burying the dead under the floor of their house in North to South position

  • Punjab
  • Maharashtra
  • Madhya Pradesh
  • Gujarat
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Common feature of megalithic burial Customs

  • Among the grave goods copper, bronze and gold objects are equally common
  • In almost every excavated grave some objects of iron occur
  • In all graves pottery, and particularly Black and Red ware, is found
  • Among the most common tools are flat iron axes, often with crossed iron bands for hafting
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Consider the following statements regarding the IndusValley Civilization 1. It was predominantly a secular Civilization and the religious element,though present did not dominate the scene. 2. During this period cotton was used for manufacturing Textiles in India.

  • Only 1
  • Only 2
  • Both 1 and 2
  • neither 1 nor 2
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Ganeshwar, the Pre-Harappan Chalcolithic site which supplied copper objects to Harappan sites is in

  • Swat Valley
  • Rajashthan
  • Kashmir
  • Uttar Pradesh
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