1. Splinter-and-groove technique is best represented at which of the following sites?

(A) Laugerie-Haute

(B) La Ferrassie

(C) Stellmoor

(D) Willendorf

Answer: (C)

2. Palaeolithic primary site from India is best represented at

(A) Navdatolli

(B) Inamgaon

(C) Attirampakkam

(D) Bhimbetka

Answer: (D)

3. Hunsgi represents one of the most important sites of which of the following cultural 


(A) Palaeolithic

(B) Mesolithic

(C) Chalcolithic

(D) Neolithic

Answer: (A)

4. Which one of the following ceramic traditions represents the Deccan Chalcolithic culture?

(A) Kayatha

(B) Jorwe

(C) Black-and-Red Ware

(D) Painted Grey Ware

Answer: (B)

5. One of the oldest known Neolithic sites in India is

(A) Bagor

(B) Sarai-Nahar-Rai

(C) Chirand

(D) Lahura Deva

Answer: (D)

6. At which of the following sites shouldered celts are commonly found?

(A) North Indian sites

(B) South Indian sites

(C) East Indian sites

(D) West Indian sites

Answer: (C)

7. Which one of the following methods of dating does one get result in years?

(A) Terrace sequence

(B) Palenology

(C) Palaeontology

(D) Radio-carbon

Answer: (D)

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


Assertion (A): South Indian Neolithic sites show development at a younger date.

Reason (R): Because in the south wide spread pastoralism was the main economy.


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

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

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

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

Answer: (A)

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

Reason (R):

Assertion (A): ABO blood group system is a polymorphic marker.

Reason (R): There are more than two alleles (at least one of them greater than 1 percent) responsible for its inheritance.


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

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

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

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

Answer: (A)

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


Reason (R).

Assertion (A): Westernization refers to changes brought about by British Rule in India.

Reason (R): Sanskritization among lower castes got negatively affected due to westernization.

On the basis of the above statements, choose the correct statement.


(A) (A) is correct and (R) is wrong.

(B) (A) is wrong and (R) is correct.

(C) Both (A) and (R) are wrong.

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

Answer: (A)