1. Flower pollen present in Neanderthal burial was found in

(A) Kebara Cave (Israel)
(B) Shanidar Cave (Iraq)
(C) Olduvai Gorge (Africa)
(D) Krapina Cave (Croatia)

2. The Acheulian quarry site of Isampuris in which of the following States of India?

(A) Andhra Pradesh
(B) Karnataka
(C) Maharashtra
(D) Madhya Pradesh

3. Which of the following deities is not depicted on the coins of Kanishka I?

(A) Buddha
(B) Maitreya Buddha
(C) Amitabha Buddha
(D) Mahasena

4. Arrange the following sites in chronological order:

(i) Terra Amata
(ii) La Micoque
(iii) Abri Pataud
(iv) La Vallonet

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

5. Match the authors of List-I with the books of List-II.

List – I
List – II
(a) David Diringer
(i) Indian Epigraphy
(b) C. Sivaramamurti
(ii) The Alphabet
(c) D. C. Sircar

(iii) The History and Palaeography of Mauryan Brahmi Script
(d) C. S. Upasak
(iv) Indian Epigraphy and South Indian Scripts
Codes :
      (a)      (b)      (c)      (d)
(A) (i)       (iii)      (ii)      (iv)
(B) (ii)      (iv)      (i)      (iii)
(C) (ii)       (i)      (iii)     (iv)
(D) (iii)     (ii)      (iv)      (i)

6. Assertion (A): Roman coins have been found from a large number of early Historic sites in South India.
Reason (R): Early Historic rulers of South India had maintained flourishing trade with the Roman world.

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

7. Which of the following Neolithic site has produced earliest remains of cotton?

(A) Lahuradeva
(B) Burzahome
(C) Mehargarh
(D) Chirand

8. Who among the following issued Aihole inscription?

(A) Harshavardhana
(B) Prabhavati Gupta
(C) Rudersen – I
(D) Pulkeshin – II

9. Dharmarajika stupa is located at

(A) Taxila
(B) Hastinapur
(C) Sanchi
(D) Sarnath

10. The site Mehargarh is located on which of the following river?

(A) Bolan
(B) Indus
(C) Beas
(D) Helman

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