1. At which site Micaceous Red ware was found for the first time?

(A) Prabhas Patan
(B) Lothal
(C) Padri
(D) Langhnaj

2. Which of the following sites have revealed Mesolithic remains?

(i) Birbhanpur
(ii) Burzhom
(iii) Baghor
(iv) Patpara

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

3. Which method will be most suitable for the interpretation of socioeconomic life of archaeological culture?

(A) Ethno-archaeology
(B) Experimental archaeology
(C) Typology
(D) Stratigraphy

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

List – I
List – II
a. Prehistoric Indian Rock Paintings
i. R.K. Varma
b. Stone Age Cultures of Bellary
ii. B. Subbarao
c. The Mesolithic Age in Mirzapur
iii. P. Singh
d. The Neolithic Origins
iv. E. Neumayer
      a      b       c       d
(A) i       ii       iii      iv
(B) iv    iii        ii       i
(C) iv    ii         i       iii
(D) ii    iii         i      iv

5. In early Harappan stage pit-dwellings have been reported from which of the following site?

(A) Farmana
(B) Dholavira
(C) Harappa
(D) Bhirrana 

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

(i) Jhusi
(ii) Lahuradeva
(iii) Chirand
(iv) Mahagara

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

7. Assertion (A): On the top of the Besnagar Pillar Inscription of Heliodorus there is a surmounting figure of Garuda.
Reason (R): It indicates the respect of foreigners for Vaishnavism.

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

8. The Buddha was first time represented anthropomorphically on the coins of

(A) Menander
(B) Vasudeo
(C) Huvishka
(D) Kanishka I 

9. Who among the following introduced the gold coins?

(A) Demetrius
(B) Wema Kadphises
(C) Kanishka I
(D) Kujula – Kadphises

10. Two silver seals with the unicorn motif were discovered at

(A) Mohenjodaro
(B) Harappa
(C) Kalibangan
(D) Suktagendor

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