UPSC,PCS,CDS,NDA /MCQ Questions on Indus Valley Civilisation Sample Test,Sample questions

Question:
 Cereal(s) grown by the people of the Harappan Civilisation was/were

1.Wheat

2.Rice

3.Millet

4.All the above


Question:
 One of the following Indus Valley site is in Pakistan

1.Lothal

2.Kalibangan

3.Alamgirpur

4.Harappa


Question:
 The language from which the term ‘India’ is derived is

1.English

2.Greek

3.Persian

4.Arabic


Question:
 The most common animal figure found at all the Harappan sites is

1. unihorn bull

2.cow

3.bull

4.tiger


Question:
 The people of the Indus Valley Civilization usually built their houses of

1. Burnt bricks

2.Stone

3.Wood

4.All the above


Question:
 Which is the correct chronology of the excavation of the site in the Indus civilization?,I. Mohenjo-Daro,II. Chanhudaro,III. Harappa,IV. Lothal

1.III I II ; IV

2.I III II ; IV

3.. II I III ; IV

4. III IV II ; I


Question:
 Which of the following civilisations is not associated with the Harappan Civilisation?

1.Mesopotamian

2.Egyptian

3.Sumerian

4.Chinese


Question:
 Which of the following was not an Indus Valley site?

1.Pataliputra

2.Rangpur

3.Sukatagendor

4.Lothal


Question:
 Which was the biggest building in Mohanjodaro?

1.Great Bath

2.Granary

3.Huge Hall

4.Two Story Building


Question:
. In Indus Valley Civilization, Kalibangan is famous for which of the following?

1.Rock cut architecture

2.Sea port

3.Cotton cultivation

4.Pottery


Question:
Assertion (A): There is no conclusive proof of the presence of temples or public places of worship in the Indus civilization. ,Reason (R): To the Harappans, religion was perhaps more a personal and a private matter than a public affair

1. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

2. Both A and R are true but R is not a correct explanation of A

3. A is true but R is false

4.A is false but R is true


Question:
At which Indus Valley site the Dockyard was found?

1.Lothal

2.Ropar

3.Kalibangan

4.Banawali


Question:
Harappa is situated on the bank of the river

1.Ganga

2.Ravi

3.Yamuna

4.Sindhu


Question:
In Indus Valley Civilization, Dholavira is famous for which of the following?

1.Rock cut architecture

2.Sea port

3. Water Conservation

4.Pottery


Question:
Out of the following remains excavated in Indus Valley, which one indicates the commercial and economic development?

1.The Pottery

2.Seals

3.The boats

4.The houses


Question:
The earliest city discovered in India was

1.Harappa

2.Punjab

3.Mohenjo Daro

4.Sindh


Question:
The economy of the Indus Valley people was based on?

1.Agriculture

2.Trade and Commerce

3.Crafts

4.All the above


Question:
The Great Bath of Indus Valley civilisation is found at

1.Harappa

2.Mohenjo-Daro

3.Ropar

4.Kalibangan


Question:
The Great bath was found at

1.Harappa

2.Lothal

3.Chanhudaro

4.Mohanjodaro


Question:
The Harappan town considered to be a town of the artists and craftsmen was

1.Mohenjo-Daro

2.Chanhudaro

3.Harappa

4.Lothalmenials


Question:
The Harappans did not know the use of

1.Copper

2.Bronze

3.gold

4.Iron


Question:
The Harappans were the earliest people to produce

1. Seals

2.Bronze implements

3.Cotton

4.Barely


Question:
The Harappas had commercial relations with ______

1.China

2.Jawa

3.Mesopotamia

4.Burma (Now Myanmar)


Question:
The Indus or Harappan Civilisation is distinguished from the other contemporary civilisations by its

1.town planning

2.underground drainage system

3.uniformity of weights and measures

4. large agricultural surplus


Question:
The Indus Valley Civilisation type was found in

1. Sumer

2.Egypt

3.China

4.All the three


Question:
The Indus Valley Civilization has been assigned the period 2500-1800 BC on the basis of

1.Mystical insight by modern seers

2.Markings on seals

3. Radio carbon dating

4.Travellers written accounts


Question:
The organic relationship between the ancient culture of the Indus Valley and Hinduism of today is proved by the worship of

1.Pashupati Indra and the Mother Goddess

2.Stones trees and animals

3.Vishnu and Lakshmi

4.Siva and Sakti


Question:
The Social System of the Harappans was

1.Fairly egalitarian

2.Slave Labour based

3. Colour Varna based

4.Caste based


Question:
There are similarities between the seals found at Mohenjo-Daro and __

1.Egypt

2.China

3.Sumeria

4.Afghanistan


Question:
What was the strength of Indus economy?

1.Agriculture

2.Business

3.Pottery

4.Crockery


Question:
Which among the following has not been found in the excavation of Harappan sites?

1.Drains and well

2.Fort

3.Reservoirs

4.Temple with Shikhar


Question:
Which of the following Indus Valley sites is presently in Pakistan?

1.Kalibangan

2.Harappa

3.Alamgirpur

4.Lothal


Question:
Which of the following was common to both the Harappan society and the Rigvedic society?

1.Horse

2. Female deities

3.Urban centres

4.Iron implements


Question:
Which statement on the Harappan Civilization is correct?

1.Horse sacrifice was known to them

2. Cow was sacred to them

3.Pashupati’ was venerated by them

4.The culture was generally static


Question:
Which was the backbone of Indus Economy?

1.Agriculture

2.Trade

3. Wheel Made

4.Carpentry


Question:
Which was the only city of the Indus without
fortification?

1.Kalibangan

2.Mohanjodaro

3.Harappa

4.Chanhudaro


Question:
Which was the only Indus site with an artificial brick dockyard?

1. Lothal

2.Kalibangan

3.Harappa

4.. Mohenjo Daro


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