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The Indus Valley Civilisation SET III

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  • are monoliths belonging to the Neolithic period
  • are pre-historic burial monuments
  • Is the technical term for pre-historic rock-cut caves
  • Is a large stone that has been used to construct a structure or monument
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Sohan culture is another name of 

  • Neolithic culture
  • Chalcolithic culture
  • Mesolithic culture
  • Paleolithic culture
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   Match the following       

        List I                     List II

  1. Paleolithic     A. Domestication of animals and plants
  2. Mesolithic     B. Food gatheres
  3. Neolithic       C. Hunters and herders
  4. Chalcolithic   D. Farmers

  • A-2, B-3, C-4, D-1
  • A-1, B-2, C-3, D-4
  • A-2, B-3, C-1, D-4
  • A-1, B-3, C-2, D-4
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Which of the following pairs are correctly matched?

  1. Harappan Civilisation   : Painted Grey Ware
  2. The Kushans               : Gandhara School of Art
  3. The Mughals               : Ajanta Paintings
  4. The Marathas              : Pahari school of painting

  • a
  • b
  • c
  • d
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Consider the following statements regarding the Indus Valley Civilisation 

  1. It was predominantly a secular civilisation and the religious element, though present, did not dominate the scene
  2. During this period cotton was used for manufacturing textiles in India.

Which of the statements() given above is/are correct?

  • Neither 1 nor 2
  • Both 1 and 2
  • Only 2
  • Only 1
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Which animal figures most in the cave paintings of Mesolithic age?

  • Cow
  • Buffalo
  • Tiger
  • Deer
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The most number of Chalcolithic cultural sites were found along the river

  • Sutlej
  • Tapi
  • Narmada
  • Chambal
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Which one of the following is not the characteristics feature of the Harappan settlement? (NDA 2012)

  • Drains and water chutes from the second storey were often built inside the wall
  • The citadel was walled but the lower towns was not walled
  • Houses generally had separate bathing areas and toilets
  • Doorways and windows generally faced the side lanes and rarely opened into the main streets
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Harappan people had a common burial system which is proved by (HP PCS 2012)

  • the Earth burial, head of the dead normally laid towards the North
  • the burial of commonly used item with the dead
  • the burial of the dead body in the sitting posture
  • Both 'a' and 'b'
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Which metal has so far not been discovered in Harappan sites? (Csg PSC 2012)

  • Silver
  • Iron
  • Gold
  • Copper
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