MCQs on Indian Archaeology - 13

1. The formation containing Toba volcanic ash in the middle of Son valley has been termed as

(A) Sihawal Formation
(B) Patpara Formation
(C) Khuteli Formation
(D) Khataunhi Formation



2. The anatomically modern humans expanded out of Africa along which of the following routes?

I. Northern Route
II. Southern Coastal Route
III. Maritime Route
IV. Coastal and Inland Routes

Codes:
(A) I and II
(B) II and III
(C) III and IV
(D) IV and I



3. Which of the following two are excavated Acheulian sites in India?

I. Chirki-Nevasa
II. Pallavaram
III. Hunsgi-Isampur
IV. MorhanaPahad

Codes:
(A) I and II
(B) II and III
(C) I and III
(D) I and IV



4. Excavations at ChanhuDaro was carried out under the direction of

(A) John Marshall
(B) E.J.H. Mackay
(C) R.E.M. Wheeler
(D) Aurel Stein



5. Chronologically arrange the cultural sequence of the following sites:

(i) Ahar
(ii) Birbhanpur
(iii) Gufkral
(iv) Sravasti

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


6. Match the sites of List-I with the names of their excavators of List-II.

List – I
List – II
(a) Hastinapur
(i) K. M. Srivastava
(b) Chopanimando
(ii) G. R. Sharma
(c) Laughnaj
(iii) H. D. Sankalia
(d) Piparahwa
(iv) B. B. Lal

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



7. Which of the following Neolithic sites are dated to 6 – 7 Millennium B.C?

I. Mahagara
II. Luhuradeva
III. Jhusi
IV. Chirand

Codes:
(A) I and II
(B) II and III
(C) III and IV
(D) I and IV



8. The Madrasian culture is also known as

(A) Olduvan
(B) Levalloisian
(C) Acheulian
(D) Patzitanian



9. Orthostates is related with

(A) Hut floor
(B) Harappan culture
(C) Megalithic burial
(D) None of the above



10. The first Indian Palaeolithic tool was discovered by

(A) B.L. Rice
(B) M. Sheshadri
(C) F.R. Allchin
(D) Robert Bruce Foote



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