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Indus Civilisation – 6th History Part 3 Online Test in English

6th History Questions Part 3

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Question 1

The ruins of Harappa were first described by

A
Charles Allen
B
Charles Masson
C
Alexander Cunningham
D
John Marshall.
Question 1 Explanation: 
The ruins of Harappa were first described by the British East India Company soldier and explorer Charles Masson in his book.
Question 2

What was the earliest historical record of the existence of Harappa?

A
Description by Charles Masson
B
John Marshal’s Excavation
C
Railway roads
D
Archaeological Survey.
Question 2 Explanation: 
Charles Masson came across some mysterious brick mounds. He wrote that he saw a “ruined brick castle with very high walls and towers built on a hill”. This was the earliest historical record of the existence of Harappa.
Question 3
Burnt Bricks were Found Near Lahore and Karachi on 1856 during
A
Connecting Railway lines
B
Excavating the Site
C
Archaeological survey
D
None of the above
Question 3 Explanation: 
In 1856 when engineers laid a railway line connecting Lahore to Karachi, they discovered more burnt bricks. Without understanding their significance, they used the bricks for laying the rail road.
Question 4

Who found many common features between Harappa and Mohenjo-Daro?

A
Charles mason
B
John marshal
C
Alexander Cunningham
D
James prince
Question 4 Explanation: 
Sir John Marshall, found many common features between Harappa and Mohenjo-Daro.
Question 5

The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) was started with Alexander Cunningham as Surveyor in

A
1857
B
1859
C
1861
D
1860
Question 5 Explanation: 
The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) was started in 1861 with Alexander Cunningham as Surveyor.
Question 6
The Headquarters of Archaeological survey of India is located at
A
Mumbai
B
New Delhi
C
Hyderabad
D
Chennai
Question 6 Explanation: 
The Headquarters of ASI is Located at New Delhi.
Question 7

The presence and absence of archeological remains can be detected by

A
RADAR and Remote Sensing Methods
B
Radiocarbon dating
C
Chemicals.
D
Presence of Fossils.
Question 7 Explanation: 
The presence and absence of archeological remains can be detected by RADAR and Remote Sensing Methods.
Question 8

Which of the Following are some of Major Sites near Mohanjo-Daro sites Excavated?

A
Amri
B
Kot diji
C
Lothal and Dholovira
D
All the above
Question 8 Explanation: 
Some of the Major sites near Mohanjo-Daro are Amri, Kot diji, Lothal, Dholovira.
Question 9

What are the Major sites near Harappa Found?

A
Lothal
B
Kalibangan
C
Mitathai
D
Both B And C
Question 9 Explanation: 
Some of Major Harappan sites found were Kalibangan, Mitathai, Manda, Ganverivala are Some of the Sites Near Harappa.
Question 10

The Indus valley civilization is also known as

A
Mohanjo-Daro Civilization
B
Harappan Civilization
C
Ganges Civilization
D
Indian Civilization
Question 10 Explanation: 
The Indus valley civilization is also Known as Harappan civilization.
Question 11
Indus Valley civilization widely considered to be of which Period.
A
Iron age
B
Bronze age
C
Stone age
D
None of above.
Question 11 Explanation: 
Time Span of Indus Civilisation Geographical range: South Asia Period: Bronze Age.
Question 12

What is the time span of Indus Valley civilization?

A
3300 – 1900 BC
B
2300 – 1800 BC
C
1800 – 1300 BC
D
3500 - 1700 BC
Question 12 Explanation: 
Time Span of Indus Civilisation Geographical range: South Asia Period: Bronze Age Time: 3300 to1900 BCE
Question 13

Which is Considered to be the Unique feature of Indus Valley Civilization?

A
The Great Bath
B
Granary
C
Town Planning
D
Architecture
Question 13 Explanation: 
Town planning is a unique feature of the Indus Civilisation.
Question 14

Consider the Following Statements

  1. Harappa is Older than Mohanjo-Daro
  2. Harappa has Two Planned Areas as Upper and Lower Town.
A
Only 1 is true
B
Only 2 is True
C
Both 1 and 2 are False
D
Both 1 and 2 are true.
Question 14 Explanation: 
Harappa is Older than Mohanjo-Daro and Harappa has Two Planned Areas as Upper and Lower town.
Question 15

Which site is Considered as the Precursor of Indus Valley Civilization.

A
Mehergarh
B
Manda
C
Lothal
D
Kalibangan
Question 15 Explanation: 
Mehergarh is a Neolithic site. It is located near the Bolan Basin of Balochistan in Pakistan. It is one of the earliest sites known. It shows evidence of farming and herding done by man in very early times. Archaeological evidence suggests that Neolithic culture existed in Mehergarh as early as 7000 BCE.
Question 16
The word ‘civilisation’ comes from the ancient Latin word
A
Civis
B
Civil
C
Civia
D
Civilian
Question 16 Explanation: 
The word ‘civilisation’ comes from the ancient Latin word CIVIS which means City.
Question 17

Naval dockyard is Found at Lothal Which is situated on the banks of a tributary of river

A
Ganga
B
Narmada
C
Sabarmati
D
Yamuna
Question 17 Explanation: 
Lothal is situated on the banks of a tributary of Sabarmati river in Gujarat.
Question 18

The little statue was found at Mohenjo-Daro by Sir John Marshall is

A
Dancing girl
B
Lord Shiva
C
Horse
D
Buffalo
Question 18 Explanation: 
This little statue was found at Mohenjo-Daro Sir John Marshall is a Dancing girl statue.
Question 19

The stone used by Indus People to design Jewellery is

A
Gold stone
B
Graphite
C
Red quartz
D
Yellow stone
Question 19 Explanation: 
Indus people used the red quartz stone called Carnelian to design jewellery.
Question 20

Which metal was unknown to Indus people?

A
Bronze
B
Copper
C
Iron
D
None of above.
Question 20 Explanation: 
Iron was unknown to people of Indus.
Question 21

By Which period the Harappan culture started to decline?

A
1900 BCE
B
1800 BCE
C
2000 BCE
D
1600 BCE
Question 21 Explanation: 
By 1900 BCE, the Harappan culture had started declining.
Question 22

Radio carbon dating method uses which Isotope to determine age of the Materials?

A
C-16
B
C-23
C
C-14
D
C-11
Question 22 Explanation: 
Also known as C14 method, the radiocarbon method uses the radioactive isotope of carbon called carbon14 to determine the age of an object.
Question 23

Harappan civilization people were believed to Worshipped?

A
Lord Shiva
B
Lord Krishna
C
Mother Goddess
D
Nature
Question 23 Explanation: 
There might have been worship of Mother Goddess (which symbolized fertility), which is concluded based upon the excavation of several female figurines.
Question 24

Potteries were red in colour with beautiful designs in black With

A
Animal Figures and Geometry designs
B
God’s Paintings
C
Writings
D
Figures of People
Question 24 Explanation: 
Potteries were red in colour with beautiful designs in black. The broken pieces of pottery have animal figures and geometric designs on it.
Question 25

According to Historians Who Governed Indus Valley People?

A
King
B
Queen
C
Central Authority
D
No government
Question 25 Explanation: 
Historians believe that there existed a central authority that controlled planning of towns and overseas trade, maintenance of drainage and peace in the city.
Question 26

Consider the Following about Harappan civilization.

  1. The Indus Civilisation seems to have been a peaceful one. Few weapons were found and there is no evidence of an army.
  2. They displayed their status with garments and precious jewellery.
  3. Cotton fabrics were in common use.
A
Only 1 and 2 are true
B
Only 2 is true
C
1 and 3 are true.
D
All are True.
Question 27

Ivory scale found in Lothal in Gujarat is of

A
1700 mm
B
2000 mm
C
1704 mm
D
1900 mm
Question 27 Explanation: 
Indus people had developed a system of standardised weights and measures. Ivory scale found in Lothal in Gujarat is 1704mm (the smallest division ever recorded on a scale of other contemporary civilisations).
Question 28

Indus Valley People had Extensive Maritime trade with

A
ancient Greece
B
Turks
C
Mesopotamia
D
East Asia.
Question 28 Explanation: 
There is evidence for extensive maritime trade with Mesopotamia. Indus Seals have been found as far as Mesopotamia (Sumer) which are modern-day Iraq, Kuwait and parts of Syria.
Question 29

Which king has written about buying jewellery From Land of Melukha (Indus valley)?

A
King Naram- sin
B
King Akkadian
C
Sun-Sho
D
Greek King
Question 29 Explanation: 
King Naram-Sin of Akkadian Empire (Sumerian) has written about buying jewellery from the land of Melukha (a region of the Indus Valley).
Question 30

Which was the Long Rectangular tank in a Courtyard of the Town?

A
Granary
B
Great bath
C
Assembly Building
D
Worship place
Question 30 Explanation: 
The great bath was a large, rectangular tank in a courtyard. It may be the earliest example of a water-proof structure. The bath was lined with bricks, coated with plaster and made water-tight using layers of natural bitumen.
Question 31

A granary with walls made of mud bricks, which are still in a good condition, has been discovered in

A
Sind
B
Rakhigarhi
C
Kot diji
D
Gujarat
Question 31 Explanation: 
A granary with walls made of mud bricks, which are still in a good condition, has been discovered in Rakhigarhi, a village in Haryana.
Question 32
The Granary found at Rakhigarhi, Haryana is From
A
Early Harappan phase
B
Middle Harappan phase
C
Mature Harappan phase
D
Still Evidences to be Found.
Question 32 Explanation: 
A granary with walls made of mud bricks, which are still in a good condition, has been discovered in Rakhigarhi, a village in Haryana, belonging to Mature Harappan Phase.
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