1 .Which was the first metal used by man?
A.  Copper
B.  Silver
C.  Bronze
D.  Brass
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2 .With which of the following periods do we associate the 'microlith' implements?
A.  Palaeolithic
B.  Mesolithic
C.  Neolithic
D.  Chalcolithic
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3 .With which period do we associate the 'megaliths'?
A.  Neolithic
B.  Chalcolithic
C.  Mesolithic
D.  Pleistocene
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4 .When the first metal tool came into being it was used for?
A.  pot-making
B.  house-building
C.  clearing jungles
D.  making wheels
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5 .The Stone Age people had the first domestic:
A.  asses
B.  dogs
C.  horses
D.  sheep
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6 .Nomad man started settling in:
A.  Palaeolithic Age
B.  Mesolithic Age
C.  Neolithic Age
D.  None of these
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7 .The greatest invention of man in Palaeolithic Age was:
A.  fire
B.  potter's wheel
C.  metal implements
D.  spinning of cloth
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8 .Indus Valley Civilization is also known as Harappan culture because:
A.  the site of Harappa is six times larger than Mohenjodaro site
B.  the Indus Valley Civilization is considered the elementary /initial stage of Vedic culture and Harappa is believed to be the same as Harappa mentioned in the Vedas
C.  Harappa was the first site to be excavated in the Indus Valley
D.  the most important evidence of the achievements of this civilization have been excavated from Harappa
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9 .The Indus Valley Civilization flourished during:
A.  5000-3500 B.C
B.  3000-1500 B.C
C.  2500-1750 B.C
D.  1500-500 B.C
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10 .Which of the following statements regarding the Indus Valley Civilization is not true?
A.  The excavations at Harappa are attributed to Daya Ram Sahni
B.  The Assembly Hall was discovered at Mohenjodaro
C.  The open courtyard was the basic feature of house planning
D.  The Indus Valley people were not acquainted with the art of spinning and weaving
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11 .Match the following:
Ancient site Archeological finding
A. Lothal 1.Ploughed field
B. Kalibangan 2. Dockyard
C. Dholavira 3. Terracotta replica of a plough
D. Banwali 4. An inscription comprising ten large sized signs of the Harappanscript
Codes: A B C D
A.  1 2 3 4
B.  2 1 4 3
C.  1 2 4 3
D.  2 1 3 4
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12 .Out of the following remains excavated in Indus Valley, which one indicates the commercial and economic development?
A.  Pottery
B.  Seals
C.  Boats
D.  Houses
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13 .The Indus Valley Civilisation was discovered in :
A.  1902
B.  1921
C.  1922
D.  1932
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14 .Which of the following is/are Indus Valley site/s in India?
1. Rangpur
2. Banwali
3. Sutkagendor
4. Alamgirpur

A.  1 and 4
B.  1, 2 and 3
C.  1,2 and 4
D.  1, 2, 3 and 4
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15 .Match the following:
A. Practice of fire cult 1. Lothal
B. Lower town fortified 2. Kalibangan
C. Great Bath 3. Mohenjodaro
D. Granary 4. Harappa
E. Shipbuilding 5. SurkotadaCodes:A B C D E
A.  1 2 3 4 5
B.  5 4 3 2 1
C.  2 5 3 4 1
D.  5 3 4 2 1
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