1. Given below are two statements, one is labelled as Assertion (A) and the other as Reason 


  Assertion (A): Flake and blade tools are more advanced.

  Reason (R): These provide the possibility of finer manipulation.


(A) (A) is correct (R) is correct.

(B) (A) is incorrect (R) is correct.

(C) (A) is correct (R) is incorrect.

(D) Both (A) and (R) are incorrect.

Answer: (A)

2. Given below are two statements. One is labelled as Assertion (A) and the other is labelled as 

     Reason (R):

Assertion (A): Goitre is prevalent among Himalayan populations.

Reason (R): People suffer from Goitre due to iodine deficiency.


(A) Both (A) and (R) are false.

(B) (A) is correct, but (R) is false.

(C) (A) is false, but (R) is correct.

(D) Both (A) and (R) are correct.

Answer: (D)

3. Identify the correct sequence in the process of cell division:

(A) Metaphase – Prophase –Anaphase – Telophase

(B) Prophase – Metaphase –Anaphase – Telophase

(C) Anaphase – Telophase – Prophase – Metaphase

(D) Prophase – Anaphase –Metaphase – Telophase

Answer: (B)


4. Arrange the following anthropological studies in ascending chronological sequence.

I. League of Traquois

II. Trobriand Island study

III. Torres straight Expedition

IV. Yale-Cambridge Expedition

(A) I, II, III, IV

(B) I, III, II, IV

(C) II, IV, I, III

(D) IV, III, I, II

Answer: (B)

5. Choose the correct sequence of the following stone age tool types:

(A) Trapeze – Cleaver – Backed knife.

(B) Cleaver – Trapeze – Backed knife.

(C) Trapeze – backed knife – Cleaver.

(D) Cleaver – backed knife – Trapeze.

Answer: (D)

6. Identify the correct sequence designating sacred complex:

(A) Sacred Geography – Sacred Performance – Sacred Cluster

(B) Sacred Specialists – Sacred Zone – Sacred Centre

(C) Sacred Object – Sacred Cluster – Sacred Geography

(D) Sacred Geography – Sacred Performance – Sacred Specialist

Answer: (D)

7. Identify the correct sequence of economic organisation.

(A) Gathering and hunting – Fishing – Pastoralism – Cultivation

(B) Fishing – Gathering and hunting – Cultivation – Pastoralism

(C) Pastoralism – Cultivation – Gathering and hunting – Fishing

(D) Cultivation – Pastoralism – Fishing – Gathering and hunting

Answer: (A)

8. Choose the correct sequence of cultural tradition:

(A) Mousterian – Acheulian – Magdalenian

(B) Magdalenian – Acheulian – Mousterian

(C) Acheulian – Mousterian – Magdalenian

(D) Acheulian – Magdalenian – Mousterian

Answer: (C)

9. Identify the correct sequence in ascending order of human evolution:

(A) Anthropoidea – Hominoidea – Cattarrhini – Hominidac

(B) Anthropoidea – Cattarrhini – Hominoidea – Hominidac

(C) Hominidac – Hominoidea – Cattarrhini – Anthropoidea

(D) Hominoidea – Anthropoidea – Cattarrhini – Hominidac

Answer: (B)

10. Identify the correct sequence in ascending order.

(A) Palaeocene – Eocene – Oligocene – Miocene

(B) Miocene – Palaocene –Oligocene – Eocene

(C) Palaeocene – Oligocene – Eocene – Miocene

(D) Eocene – Miocene – Palaeocene – Oligocene

Answer: (A)