Indus Valley Civilization Objective Type Questions & Answers

Indus Valley Civilization Objective Type Questions & Answers

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Indus Valley Civilization Objective Type Questions & Answers

Question 1: Fill in the blanks:

(a) R. D. Banerjee discovered Mohenjo-daro or the ‘Mound of the Dead’.
(b) Wheat was the staple food of the Indus people.
(c) Gabarbands enclosed by dams for storing water were features in parts of Baluchistan and Afghanistan.
(d) The most important public place in Mohenjo-daro was the great bath, comprising the tank situated in the citadel.
(e) Harappans used the wooden plough drawn by oxen, and camels.
(f) The famous being a woman dancer made of bronze.
(g) The period of River Valley Civilizations is also known as Bronze Age.

Question 2: Match the columns

Column AColumn B
i. Cuneiforma. China
ii. Lothalb. Mesopotamia
iii. Silkc. Egypt
iv. Pyramidsd. a dock
Answer: i-b, ii-d, iii-a, iv-c

Question 3: Name the following:

(a) Any five important sites of Indus Valley civilization.

Answer: Dholavira, Lothal, Ropar, Harappa and Kalibangan.

(b) Some main River Valley Civilizations.

Answer: Mesopotamian Civilization, Egyptian Civilization, Indus Civilization and Chinese Civilization.

(c) Who discovered Harappa?

Answer: R.B Dayaram Sahni

Indus Valley Civilization Objective Type Questions & Answers

Question 4: Choose the correct answer:

(a) Which of these is an essential characteristic of a civilized society?

i. Large urban centres
ii. Specialisation of labour
iii. Written language
iv. All of the above

(b) What is the period of the River Valley Civilizations known as?

i. Bronze age
ii. Chalcolithic age
iii. Mesolithic age
iv. Neolithic age

(c) Which of the following sites of Indus Valley Civilization is located in present-day Pakistan?

i. Dholavira
ii. Lothal
iii. Harappa
iv. kalibangan

(d) Which of the civilizations had trade relations with the Indus Valley people?

i. Mesopotamian
ii. Egyptian
iii. Chinese
iv. Roman

(e) ………..was situated on Khadir beyt, an island in the Rann of Kutch in Gujarat.

i. Alamgirpur
ii. Lothal
iii. Dholavira
iv. Banawali

(f) …………….means worshipping animals, trees and stones believing that they possess spirit or soil.

i. Agnosticism
ii. Animism
iii. Atheism
iv. Tribal rituals

(g) Clothes made of………….fabrics were commonly used by the Indus people.

i. Linen
ii. Cotton
iii. Silk
iv. Jute

(h) Gypsum and …………. were used to make the drains watertight.

i. Sodium
ii. Lime
iii. Iron
iv. Bronze

Question 5: Write True or False. Correct the false statements:

(a) During the period of the Riverine Civilizations, cultivation of crops was not practiced by the people – False
Correct statement – During the period of the Riverine Civilizations, cultivation of crops was practiced by the people.

(b) The Indus Valley seals have animal motifs, different signs and symbols on it – True

(c) Animism involves the worship of humans – False
Correct statement – Animism means worshipping animals, trees and stones believing that they possess spirit or soul.

(d) The Harappan people paid great attention to health and cleanliness – True

So, these were Indus Valley Civilization Objective Type Questions & Answers.

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