MCQs on Indus Valley Civilization - 1

1. Harappan sites have provided unique plan of settlement comprising of Citadel, Middle Town and Lower Town.

(i) Kunal
(ii) Lothal
(iii) Rangpur
(iv) Dholavira

Select the correct answer by using the codes given below:

Codes:

(A) (i) and (ii)
(B) (iii) and (iv)
(C) (i), (ii) and (iii)
(D) (iv) only



2. Which, one of the following places, is not associated with mature Harappan settlement?

(A) Dhalewan
(B) Lakhmirwala
(C) Surkotda
(D) SaraiKhola



3. The Harappa culture people inherited the knowledge of wheat, barley and cotton cultivation from their ancestors of the following:

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



4. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer from the code given below:

List – I
List – II

(a) Terracotta horse figure
(i) Banawali
(b) Terracotta spoked wheel  
(ii) Mohenjodaro
(c) Fire altar
(iii) Harappa
(d) Cemetery-H
(iv) Kalibangan 

Codes:
       (a) (b) (c) (d)
(A) (ii) (i) (iv) (iii)
(B) (i) (iii) (iv) (ii)
(C) (ii) (iv) (iii) (i)
(D) (ii) (iii) (iv) (i)



5. The largest number of Harappan sites has been found on the bank of the river

 (A) Indus  
 (B)Satluj
 (C) Saraswati
 (D) Ravi



6. What was the unique feature of the Harappan civilization which was unknown to other contemporary civilizations?

(A) Cotton Cloth
(B) Palatial Houses
(C) Steatite Seals
(D) Carnelian Beads



7. Consider the following statements about the Harappan civilization:

1 The sites are discovered both from the urban and rural areas.
2 The inscriptions are in different contemporary scripts.
3 The tools and metals provide the idea of the specialised artisans.
4 The dock-yards have been found at Lothal and Dholavira.

Which of the above statements are correct?

(A) 1 and 2
(B) 1 and 3
(C) 2 and 4
(D) 4 and 2



8. Sanauli in Baghpat district of UP is known for which one of its following Archaeological remains?

(A) Megaliths monuments
(B) Neoliths instruments
(C) Harappan cemetery
(D) OCP culture remains



9. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer with the help of the codes given below:

List – I
List – II

(a) William Jones
(i) Indus Civilization
(b) James Prinsep
(ii) Indian Coins
(c) Cunningham
(iii) Decipherment of Indus Script
(d) Sir John Marshall
(iv) Asiatic Society of Bengal

Codes:

       (a) (b) (c) (d)
(A) (iv) (iii) (ii) (i)
(B) (iii) (ii) (i) (iv)
(C) (ii) (i) (iv) (iii)
(D) (i) (iv) (iii) (ii)



10. Which of the following Harappan sites is stated to have been destroyed by fire?

(A) Kotdiji
(B) Amri
(C) Dholavira
(D) Lothal



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