1. Which site in India has revealed evidence for earliest huts?

(A) Hunsgi
(B) Paisra
(C) Chirki-Nevara
(D) Didwana

2. Which of the following excavated Mesolithic sites have yielded evidence of flexed burial?

(i) Lekhahia
(ii) Baghaikhor
(iii) Damdama
(iv) Langhnaj

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

3. Which of the following scholars is not the author of book entitled ‘Indian Palaeography’?

(A) G. Buhler
(B) A.H. Dani
(C) R.B. Pande
(D) D.C. Sircar

4. Match the following List – I with List – II and select the correct answer from the codes given below:

List – I
List – II
a. Indian Architecture
i. P.V. Kane
b. Epigraphical Studies in India
ii. Percy Brown
c. History of Dharmashastra
iii. A.S. Altekar
d. Catalogue of the Gupta Gold Coins in the Bayana Hoard
iv. D.C. Sirkar
       a       b         c       d
(A) iv       iii         i        ii
(B) ii        iv         i       iii
(C) iii        i         ii       iv
(D) i        iii         iv      ii

5. Assertion (A): There are thirty rockcut caves at Ajanta.
Reason (R): There is no Chaitya Hall at Ajanta.

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

6. Who issued the coins depicting the King seated on a couch playing the vina?

(A) Chandragupta Maurya
(B) Kumara Gupta I
(C) Kanishka I
(D) Rudradaman

7. The earliest stone tools are known as

(A) Olduwan
(B) Acheulian
(C) Retouched tool
(D) Flake tool

8. The Architectural parts of a temple in the construction order are given below. Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

(A) Adhisthana, Bhitti, Kapota, Sikhara
(B) Kapota, Bhitti, Sikhara, Adhisthana
(C) Bhitti, Kapota, Adhisthana, Sikhara
(D) Sikhara, Kapota, Adhisthana,Bhitti

9. The cultural tradition associated with Homo sapiens neaderthalesis is called

(A) Oldowan
(B) Mousterian
(C) Clactonian
(D) Denisovan

10. The Middle Palaeolithic culture is associated with which of the following human ancestor?

(A) Homo erectus
(B) Archaic Homo sapiens
(C) Anatomically modern humans
(D) Denisovans

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