MCQs on Indian Archaeology - 18

1. The ancient site of Didarganj in Bihar is known for a stone figure of

(A) Yakshi
(B) Yaksha
(C) Siva
(D) Elephant



2. The Pallavas built temples by using which of the following stones?

(A) Sandstone
(B) Granite
(C) Schist
(D) Basalt



3. Arrange the following in chronological order:

(i) Sculpture of Ravan Shaking Kailasa
(ii) Sculpture of Sirima Devata
(iii) Kalyanasundara Murti
(iv) Sun icon in Paryankalalitasana

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



4. Match the authors of List – I with the books of List – II:

List – I
List – II
a. Kenoyer, J. Mark
i. Ancient Cities of the Indus
b. Lal, B.B
ii. Indus Civilization Sites in India
c. Possehl, Gregory L
iii. Ancient Indian Cities of the Indus Valley Civilization
d. Chakrabarti, Dilip K.
iv. The Earliest Civilization of South Asia

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



5. Megalithic people were unaware of one of the following:

(A) Pastoralism
(B) Agriculture
(C) Trade
(D) Urbanism



6. Hoyasaleshwara Temple is situated at

(A) Beluru
(B) Halebidu
(C) Badami
(D) Hampi



7. Singi Talav is a Palaeolithic site of

(A) Vindhyan Plateau
(B) Konkan Cost
(C) Thar Desert
(D) Deccan Plateau


8. Who of the following introduced the die-struc technique of minting the coins in India?

(A) Mauryas
(B) Shungas
(C) Indo-Greeks
(D) Kushanas



9. Who was the first scholar to associate Microliths with Mesolithic culture?

(A) Robert Bruce Foote
(B) A. C. L. Carllyle
(C) A. Cunnigham
(D) John Marshall


10. Narhan Culture represented by painted Black-and-Red ware and Black slipped ware belongs to:

(A) Mesolithic Period
(B) Neolithic Period
(C) Chalcolithic Period
(D) Early Iron Age



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