UPSC MCQs Quiz 3: History with answers

by Sharoz Dawa | Posted on Saturday, April 1st, 2017

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UPSC MCQs Quiz 3: History with answers


1. Which Chalcolithic site in India reflects the idea of burying the dead under the floor of their house in North to South position?

  1. Maharashtra
  2. Madhya Pradesh
  3. Punjab
  4. Gujarat


2. At which one of the following Neolithic sites, the evidence of the unique practice of burying the dogs with their masters in the caves has been found?

  1. Burzahom
  2. Piklihal
  3. Gufkral
  4. Chirand

3. The Neolithic site of Gumla is in

  1. West Punjab
  2. East Punjab
  3. Rajasthan
  4. North West Frontier Province

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

  1. secular-federalist
  2. theocratic-federalist
  3. oligarchic
  4. theocratic-unitary

5. Indus Valley Civilisation belongs to

  1. historical period
  2. proto historical
  3. pre historical
  4. post historical

6. Indus Valley Civilisation is called Harappan Civilisation because

  1. Harappa was six times larger than Mohenjodaro
  2. Harappa has more features
  3. Harappa was excavated first
  4. Indus Valley Civilisation was believed to be early Vedic Civilisation; hence it is named after Mythological World Harappa

7. Choose the incorrect statement about the seals of the Indus people.

  1. Harappan seals were made of steatite
  2. Seals are mainly in square or rectangular shape
  3. Humpless bull is most frequently depicted animal on seals
  4. The common man was in possession of the seals

8. Which one of the following was not known to the Harappans?

  1. Construction of wells
  2. Construction of pillars
  3. Construction of drains
  4. Construction of arches

9. A piece of woven cotton has been recovered from which one of the following Harappan sites?

  1. Harappa
  2. Lothal
  3. Banawali
  4. Mohenjodaro

10. Harappans imported jade from

  1. Arabia and Central Asia
  2. Badakshan and Iran
  3. Central Asia
  4. Maharashtra


  • 1. (a)
  • 2. (a)
  • 3. (d)
  • 4. (d)
  • 5. (b)
  • 6. (c)
  • 7. (d)
  • 8. (b)
  • 9. (d)
  • 10. (c)

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  1. Shyam says:

    Burzhom.harappa was the first site

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