1. Muchchatla Chintamani Gavi, an upper Palaeolithic cave site is situated in

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

2. With which State the Savalda culture is associated?

(A) Gujarat
(B) Maharashtra
(C) Madhya Pradesh
(D) Chhattisgarh

3. Match the Books given in List – I with Authors given in List – II:

List – I
List – II
(a) A Source Book of Indian Archaeology
(i) Allchin F.R. and Chakrabarty D.K.
(b) The Indus Civilization 
(ii) Wheeler R.E.M.
(c) Frontiers of the Indus Civilization
(iii) Sankalia H. D.
(d) Pre history and Proto history of   India and Pakistan
(iv) Lal B.B. and Gupta S.P.

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

4. Crescent represents one of the following:

(A) Clactonian tool
(B) Abbevillian tool
(C) Acheulian tool
(D) Composite tool

5. Assertion (A): The early rock-cut architecture is based on wooden prototypes.
Reason (R): Pre rock-cut structures were mainly constructed of wood.

(A) Both (A) and (R) are false.
(B) Both (A) and (R) are correct.
(C) (A) is correct and (R) is false.
(D) (A) is false and (R) is correct.

6. Arrange the following in chronological order:

(i) Kandaria Mahadeva Temple
(ii) Konarka Temple, Konark
(iii) Bhitargaon Temple, Kanpur
(iv) Bodhgaya Temple, Gaya

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

7. Which of the following is a single culture site?

(A) Chopani Mando
(B) Koldihwa
(C) Mahagava
(D) Tokwa

8. The first attempt to introduce divinity of Kingship is seen on the coins of

(A) Kanishka I
(B) Huviska
(C) Pushyamitra Sunga
(D) Ashok

9. The Bhitargaon temple was built of

(A) Red sand stone
(B) Bricks
(C) Gneiss
(D) Lime stone

10. The dates of Attirampakkam and Isampur  Lower Palaeolithic sites are

I. 1.5 Million years ago
II. 1.2 Million years ago
III. 0.8 Million years ago
IV. 0.5 Million years ago

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

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