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Ancient History Multiple Choice Questions Page-3

Question 25 Robert Bruce Foote, who discovered first Palaeolithic tool in India, was a/an

(A) Geologist
(B) Archaeologist
(C) Paleobotanist
(D) Both (A) and (B)

[UP Lower Sub. (Pre) 2015]

Ans:  (D) Both (A) and (B)     

Question 26. The first cereal used by man was

(A) Wheat
(B) Rice
(C) Barley
(D) Sorghum

[UPPCS (Pre) 1997] 

Ans: (C) Barley    

Question 27. In which state, the Navdatoli is located?

(A) Gujarat
(B) Maharashtra
(C) Chhattisgarh
(D) Madhya Pradesh

[UPPCS (Mains) 2009] 

Ans: (D) Madhya Pradesh    

Question 28. From which one of the following sites bone implements have been found?

(A) Chopani Mando
(B) Kakoria
(C) Mahadaha
(D) Sarai Nahar Rai

[UPPCS (Mains) 2010] 

Ans: (C) Mahadaha    

Question 29. Three human skeletons in a single grave were recovered at

(A) Sarai Nahar Rai
(B) Damdama
(C) Mahadaha
(D) Langhnaj

[UPPCS (Pre) 2016] 

Ans: (B) Damdama   

Question 30. From where the evidence of rock-cut architecture were found, with reference to Harappa civilization?

(A) Kalibangan
(B) Dholavira
(C) Kot Diji
(D) Amri

[UPPCS (Pre) 2006] 

Ans: (B) Dholavira    

Question 31. Recently, from excavations of Harappan site Sonauli what was found?

(A) Human burials
(B) Animal burials
(C) Residential building
(D) Protecting wall

[UP Lower Sub. (Pre) 2004]

Ans: (A) Human burials   

Question 32. The earliest evidence of agriculture in Indian Sub-continent is found at

(A) Lothal
(B) Harappa
(C) Mehrgarh
(D) Mundigak

[UPPCS (Mains) 2007] 

Ans: (C) Mehrgarh    

Question 33. According to the excavated evidence, the domestication of animal began in

(A) Lower Palaeolithic period
(B) Middle Palaeolithic period
(C) Upper Palaeolithic period
(D) Mesolithic period

[UPPCS (Mains) 2006] 

Ans: (D) Mesolithic period    

Question 34. The cultural remains from Stone Age to Harappan civilization have been obtained from which one of the following ancient sites?

(A) Amri
(B) Mehrgarh
(C) Kotdiji
(D) Kalibangan

[UPPCS (Pre) 2008]

Ans: (B) Mehrgarh    

Question 35. The three-age system, divided into stone, bronze and iron from the collection of Copenhagen museum was coined by

(A) Thomson
(B) Lubbock
(C) Taylor
(D) Childe

[UPPCS (Pre) 2010] 

Ans: (A) Thomson    

Question 36. In Mesolithic context, evidence of animal domestication has been found at

(A) Langhnaj
(B) Birbhanpur
(C) Adamgarh
(D) Chopani Mando

[UPPCS (Spl) (Pre) 2008]

Ans: (C) Adamgarh   

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