Topicwise Questions - Indus Valley Civilisation

1. Which Harappan city had a dock yard in it?

  1. Rupar
  2. Lothal
  3. Harappa
  4. Sindh

2. The Great Bath of the Harappa Civilisation has been found at

  1. Mohenjodaro
  2. Harappa
  3. Rangpur
  4. Kalibangan

3. Harappan people used garments of

  1. Cotton only
  2. Cotton and silk
  3. Cotton and wool
  4. Cotton, wool and silk

4. The name of which of the following places means "the mound of the dead men" in the local language?

  1. Kalibangan
  2. Mohenjo-daro
  3. Chanhu-daro
  4. Gola Dhoro

5. The polity of the Harappan people was

  1. Secular Federalism
  2. Theocratic Federalism
  3. Oligarchy
  4. Theocratic Unitary

6. Harappan people built up their houses of

  1. stone
  2. mud
  3. unbaked bricks
  4. baked bricks

7. Which of the following was one of the great achievements of the Indus Valley Civilisation?

  1. number system
  2. sophisticated plumbing and sewage system
  3. advanced weaponery
  4. graphic script

8. Which of the following is the southernmost discovered site of the Indus Valley Civilisation?

  1. Desalpur
  2. Lothal
  3. Dholavira
  4. Daimabad

9. Which of the following materials was used in making the seals of Mohenjo-daro?

  1. Copper
  2. Brass
  3. Steatite
  4. Mud

10. At which of the following sites were evidences of rice cultivation found?

  1. Lothal
  2. Kalibangan
  3. Banawali
  4. Mehrgarh

11. The essential feature of the Indus Valley Civilisation was

  1. worship of forces of nature
  2. organized city life
  3. pastoral farming
  4. caste society

12. Out of the following remains excavated in Indus valley, which one indicates the commercial and economic development ?

  1. Pottery
  2. Boats
  3. Houses
  4. Seals

13. Kalibangan was situated on the banks of river

  1. Ravi
  2. Ghaggar
  3. Sutlej
  4. Luni

14. Archaeological ruins of which of the following places are in the UNESCO World Heritage List?

  1. Mohenjo-Daro
  2. Lothal
  3. Harappa
  4. Kalibangan


15. At which of the following sites was the bronze statuette of the dancing girl found?

  1. Amri
  2. Mehrgarh
  3. Mohenjo-daro
  4. Daimabad

16. Which of these places was abandoned due to the drying up of river Ghaggar?

  1. Jognakhera
  2. Amri
  3. Lothal
  4. Kalibangan

17. Who of the following is known for initial discoveries at Mohenjo-daro which led to its excavations?

  1. Daya Ram Sahni
  2. RD Banerjee
  3. James Princep
  4. Ahmad Hasan Dani

18. The Indus Valley Civilisation belongs to which of the following periods?

  1. Iron Age
  2. Copper Age
  3. Bronze Age
  4. Stone Age