1. Panchavrishna Vira icons are related to which religious sect?

(A) Shaivism
(B) Jainism
(C) Vaishnavism
(D) Buddhism

2. Assertion (A): Carpentry implements are important part of Neolithic tool-kit.
Reason (R): Adze made of stone is a carpentry implement.

(A) (A) is wrong, (R) is correct and (R) is correct explanation of (A).
(B) Both (A) and (R) are correct and (R) is correct explanation of (A).
(C) (A) is correct, (R) is wrong and (R) is not correct explanation of (A).
(D) Both (A) and (R) are wrong.

3. Gandhara Art was influenced by

(A) Mesopotamian art
(B) Egyptian art
(C) Central Asian art
(D) Greco-Roman art

4. Match the artifacts of List-I with their medium of List-II.

List – I
List – II
(a) Harpoon
(i) Bone
(b) Needle
(ii) Ivory
(c) Willendorf female figure 
(iii) Autler
(d) Chatel Perronnian Knife
(iv) Flint
Codes :
       (a)        (b)      (c)       (d)
(A) (iii)         (i)       (ii)       (iv)
(B) (i)          (ii)       (iii)      (iv)
(C) (ii)        (iv)        (i)      (iii)
(D) (iv)       (iii)        (ii)      (i)

5. Attirampakkam is located in

(A) Andhra Pradesh
(B) Karnataka
(C) Tamil Nadu
(D) Orissa

6. Soil associated with human habitation is called:

(A) Palaeosol
(B) Anthrosol
(C) Calisol
(D) Archaeosol

7. Arrange the following in chronological order:

(i) Hindu Shahi coins of Afghanistan
(ii) The Chakravikrama type coins of Chandragupta II
(iii) The gold coins of KujulaKadphises
(iv) Coins of Azes I

(A) (iv) (iii) (ii) (i)
(B) (ii) (i) (iii) (iv)
(C) (iii) (ii) (i) (iv)
(D) (ii) (iii) (iv) (i)

8. The source of Lapislazuli (fine quality) was located in one of the following regions:

(A) Gujarat
(B) Rajasthan
(C) Punjab
(D) Afghanistan

9. The Oasis theory of cultural diffusion is associated with the explanation given relating to

(A) Origin and spread of domestication Life
(B) Origin and spread of Urbanisation
(C) Disappearance of the Indus Civilization
(D) Development of Beaker Culture in England

10. Ghoghara on the confluence of the Son and Rehi is famous for

(A) Faunal remains
(B) Palaeolithic tools
(C) Toba volcanic ash
(D) Floral remains

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