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Question 49. Indus Valley civilization was Non-Aryan because

(A) It was an Urban civilization
(B) It has its own script
(C) It has an agricultural economy
(D) It extended upto the Narmada valley

[UPPSC (GIC) 2010]

Ans:  (A) It was an Urban civilization     

Question 50. Which site of Indus Valley Civilization is located in India?

(A) Harappa
(B) Mohenjodaro
(C) Lothal
(D) None of the above

[West Bangal PSC (Pre) 2018]

Ans:  (C) Lothal     

Question 51. The important reason to keep Indus-Valley civilization before Aryan civilization is

(A) Script
(B) Town Planning
(C) Copper
(D) Potteries

[UPPCS (Pre) 1990]

Ans:  (D) Potteries     

Question 52. The main source of knowledge about the inhabitants of Indus valley civilization is the discovery of

(A) Seals
(B) Utensils, jewellery, weapons, tools
(C) Temple
(D) Scripts

[RAS/RTS (Pre) 1996]

Ans:  (B) Utensils, jewellery, weapons, tools     

Question 53. Who was the director of the archaeological excavation that led to the discovery of Harappa and Mohenjodaro?

(A) Lord Macaulay
(B) Sir John Marshall
(C) Clive
(D) Colonel Tad

[RAS/RTS (Pre) 1997]

Ans:  (B) Sir John Marshall     

Question 54. Which one among the following sites is located in the valley of Ghaggar and its associated rivers?

(A) Alamgirpur
(B) Lothal
(C) Mohenjodaro
(D) Banawali

[RAS/RTS (Pre) 2010]

Ans:  (D) Banawali     

Question 55. What is the correct North-South sequence of the following civilizations?

(A) Maya – Aztec – Muisca – Inca
(B) Maya – Muisca – Inca – Aztec
(C) Aztec – Muisca – Maya – Inca
(D) Aztec – Maya – Muisca – Inca

[UPPCS (Mains) 2004]

Ans:  (D) Aztec – Maya – Muisca – Inca     

Question 56. Harappan civilization, Lothal, is located in

(A) Gujarat
(B) Punjab
(C) Rajasthan
(D) Sindh

[Uttarakhand PCS (Pre) 2010
UPPCS (Mains) 2009]

Ans:  (A) Gujarat      

Question 57. A ploughed field was discovered at

(A) Mohenjodaro
(B) Kalibangan
(C) Harappa
(D) Lothal

[UPPCS (Mains) 2005]

Ans:  (B) Kalibangan     

Question 58. For clothing, cotton cultivation was first introduced in

(A) Egypt
(B) Mesopotamia
(C) Central America
(D) India

[UPPCS (Pre) 2006]

Ans:  (D) India     

Question 59. The Great Bath was found from the Indus Valley civilization at

(A) Mohenjodaro
(B) Harappa
(C) Lothal
(D) Kalibangan

[UPPCS (Pre) 1992]

Ans:  (A) Mohenjodaro     

Question 60. Rangpur, where the contemporary of Harappan civilization were found, is in

(A) Punjab
(B) Eastern Uttar Pradesh
(C) Saurashtra
(D) Rajasthan

[RAS/RTS (Pre) 1999]

Ans:  (C) Saurashtra     

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