Indian History MCQ-264

Indian History Practice Test for APPSC,SSC,NDA,Railways,Central Excise Exams



At which of the following sites has a pre Harappan settlement not been found?

 
 
 
 

Total number of Harappan inscriptions is around

 
 
 
 

A burial practice similar to that of Megalithi burial has been found at

 
 
 
 

A vase depicting the folk tale The Thirsty Crow’ was found at

 
 
 
 

Harappans imported jade from

 
 
 
 

In which of the following respects in these considerable variation in the Harappan civilization

 
 
 
 

Which of the following places yielded evidence of fire worship?

1 Kalibangan
2 Lothal
3 Banawali
4 Surkotada

 
 
 
 

Consider the following statements in the context of Harappan Bronze.

Select the statements which is/are correct.

1. Only 14% of the Harappan tools were allows in the optimum range of 8-12% tin.
2. The Bronze is more abundant in the upper levels of Mohenjodaro than in the lower levels.
3. The main supply of tin come from the western regions. Khorasan and the area between Bukhara and Samarkand through sites like Shortugai.
4. The copper at Mohenjodaro and Harappan contained nickel and Irene, while Lothal copper is arsenic free.

 
 
 
 

Which of the following pairs are correctly matched?

1. Lothal : Dockyard
2. Sarnath : First sermon of Buddha
3. Rajgrih : Lion capital of Ashoka
4. Nalanda : Great seat of Buddhist learning.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below Codes

 
 
 
 

Which of the following is not correct matched.

 
 
 
 

Consider the following statements in the contact of Harappan script.

Find out which one is/are correct.
1. The earliest specimen of script was discovered in
2. The complete script was discovered in
3. There are nearly 4000 specimens of Harappan writing on stone seals and other objects.
4. Like Mesopotamian, the Harappan script is not pictographic.

 
 
 
 

Consider the following statements about the Harappan civilization
1. Nearly 280 Harappan sites have so far been identified in the subcontinent.
2. The area occupied by the Harappan civilization formed a rectangle.
3. Harappans in Gujarat produced rice and domesticated elephants.
Which of the above statements) is/are correct.

 
 
 
 

The polity of the Harappan people, as derived from the material evidence, was

 
 
 
 

The vast majority of the Beads were made of

 
 
 
 

The largest number of beads were discovered from

 
 
 
 

The religion of early Vedic Aryans was primarily of

 
 
 
 

Which one among the following is not true with regard to Rigveda Samhita?

 
 
 
 

In the Vedic period, the people called Panis, were

 
 
 
 

Rigveda consist of ritual hymns.

 
 
 
 

Which one of the following is a Vedangal

 
 
 
 

The term nishkas which meant an ornament in the Vedic Period was used in later times to denote a/an

 
 
 
 

Which of the following is not included in the Vedic literature?

 
 
 
 

Which of the following statements regarding the later Vedic Age is not correct?

 
 
 
 

The term ‘Aryan’ denotes

 
 
 
 

Who favoured the Arctic Homes theory of the Aryans?