MCQs on Indian Archaeology - 25

1. Hoof marks of Sambar indicating a Sambar walking through the Mesolithic habitation were found at

(A) Mahadaha
(B) Chopani mando
(C) Baghor – II
(D) Paisra

2. Arrange the following books in the order in which they appeared:

I. Pre and Protohistory in India and Pakistan
II. Pre and Protohistory of India and Pakistan
III. Born for Archaeology
IV. Prehistory of India

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

3. The date for lower Palaeolithic Achsulian in India is

(A) 2,00,000 B.P.
(B) 1,50,000 B.P.
(C) 3,00,000 B.P.
(D) 1,03,800 B.P.

4. Match the items of List-I with the List-II:

List – I
List – II
(a) Acheulian Tools
(I) Mesolithic
(b) Polished stone celts
(II) Upper Palaeolithic
(c) Microliths
(III) Neolithic
(d) Blade-Bladelet Tools
(IV) Lower Palaeolithic

       (a)        (b)         (c)        (d)
(A) (II)          (I)        (III)       (IV)
(B) (IV)        (I)        (III)        (II)
(C) (III)       (IV)       (II)         (I)
(D) (IV)       (III)        (I)         (II)

5. The earliest Hindu temple was erected at

(A) Aihole
(B) Pattadakal
(C) Vidisha
(D) Mahabalipuram

6. Assertion (A): The discovery of Persian Gulf seal at Lothal and subsequent import of such finds in Mesopotamia testify to the trade relations among these countries.
Reason (R): Even so there seems to be some latitude in the interpretation of this evidence.

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

7. Which one of the following are associated with Middle Palaeolithic technology?

(a) Indirect percussion technique
(b) Hard hammer technique
(c) Levalloisian
(d) Mousterian

(A) (a) and (b)
(B) (b) and (c)
(C) (c) and (d)
(D) (a) and (d)

8. Who of the following Governor Generals of India came as a great boon to Indian Archaeology?

(A) Lord Curzon
(B) Lord Cornwallis
(C) Lord Rippon
(D) Lord Lytton

9. Who introduced the principle of stratigraphy in Indian Archaeology?

(A) A. Cunningham
(B) John Marshall
(C) H.D. Sankalia
(D) R.E.M. Wheeler

10. Coins with legends and portraits were introduced in India by

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

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