Indus Valley civilization Multiple Choice Questions(MCQs)& Answers
Mohenjodaro is also called as :
Answer: mount of the Dead
Identify the site where the Great Granary of the Indus Valley civilization was found :
The stone Age people had the first domestic :
The earliest evidence of silver in India is found in the:
Consider the following person:
I. John Marshall
II. S.R. Rao
III. R.D. Benerjee
IV. Dayaram Sahni
Who among these were associated with the first excavations carried out Harappa and Mohenjodaro ?
Which of the following is incorrect concerning Mohenjodaro ?
Answer: There was no drainage system
The Harappan site showing evidence of two cultural phases, Harappan and pre-Harappan, is :
Knowledge about the existence of which of the following animals is doubtful in the Indus Valley Civilization ?
Which of the following Harappan sites had a dock ?
Nomad man started settling in:
Which of the following can definitely be said to be beliefs and practices of the Indus people ?
I. Worship of nature
II. Phallic and Yonic worship
III. Belief in ghosts and spirits
IV. Belief in life after death
The site of Harappa is located on the bank of river
Which one of the following statements about Mohenjodaro is correct ?
Answer: The floor of the Great Bath was made of burnt brick.
Indus Valley Civilization was spread over:
Answer: Along Indus river
With reference to Indus Valley Civilization, consider the following animals:
The figure/figures of which of the above animal(s) is/are found on the Indus seals ?
Traces of which of the following has not been found in the Indus Civilization ?
The greatest invention of man in Paleolithic Age was:
With which of the following periods do we associate the ‘Microlith’ implements ?
The following sentences describe one of the sites of the Harappan civilization:
The settlement is divided into two sections, one smaller but higher and the other much larger but lower. Archaeologists designate these as the citadel and the lower town respectively. Both were walled. Several buildings were built on platforms, which served as foundations.
Which of the following sites does it refer to ?
With which period do we associate the “Megaliths” ?
Consider the following statements:
I. Lime mortar was never used at Mohenjodaro in the construction of dwellings.
II. At Dholavira, stone was never used in the construction of dwellings.
Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct ?
The God with three heads and horns, surrounded by animals, represented on a seal from Mohenjodaro is said to be :
Indus Valley Civilization is also known as Harappan culture:
Answer: The most important evidence of the achievements of this civilization have been excavated from Harappa
The Indus Valley Civilization flourished during
The famous figure of a dancing girl found in the excavations of Mohenjodaro was made up of :
The Indus Valley people knew the use of :
Answer: gold, silver, copper, bronze but not iron
The people of Neolithic age only know about which of the following metal ?
The famous bull-seal of Indus valley found in which one of the following sites :
The beast source of information for depicting India’s ancient history is provided by
Seal in Indus Valley Civilization is primarily used as :
Answer: To signify ownership of property
The tools and weapons of Harappan civilisation were mostly made of :
Answer: Copper, tin and bronze
The domestic animals of the people of Harappan Civilization were
Answer: Buffalo, sheep, dog, pig
Which of the Following Harappan Sites not present in India :
Answer: Mohenjodaro and Harappa
The seals found at Mohenjodaro is similar to the seals found at :
The Indus Valley Houses Were Built of :
The distinguish feature of the Harappan civilizations is
Answer: Town planning and drainage
During the Indus valley civilization period the dominant number used for weights and measures was :
Which of the following games was known to the people of the Indus Valley ?
The Indus Valley people had trade relations with
Which one among the following Indus cities was known for water management ?
Which of the following are the main sources of knowledge about Indus Valley Civilization ?
Answer: Archaeological excavations
The Indus Valley Civilization was discovered in
The main characteristic of the Indus Valley Civllization was
The Harappans extensively used burnt bricks because :
I. Stone was not available.
II. They provide defense against floods.
III. They provide security and longevity.
IV. Its import was easy.
From the scattered skeletal remains of the Harappan found at different sites, the most appropriate conclusion to be drawn would be that there was :
On the basis of available evidence, the Indus civilization contributed two important things to mankind which were :
The main channels of our knowledge about the Indus Valley Civilization are:
Answer: archaeological excavations
Which one of the following archaeologists initially discovered the Mohenjodaro site of the Indus Valley Civilization
Answer: Rakhal Das Banerji
The Indus Valley Civilization is known as Pre-Aryan Civilization because of the evidence of
The main occupation of the people of the Indus Valley Civilization was
More about Indus Valley Civilization