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Thursday, 16 September 2021

CLASS – XII SUBJECT – HISTORY MCQs OF THEME-1 – (BRICS, BEADS AND BONES)

 

CLASS – XII (THEME-1)

SUBJECT – HISTORY

MCQs  OF BRICS, BEADS AND BONES

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 1. Which of these is the other name of Harappan Civilisation?
(a) Aryan Civilisation
(b) Indus Valley Civilisation
(c) Vedic Civilisation
(d) All of these

 2. Which of these sites of Harappan Civilisation belong to Haryana?
(a) Kalibangan
(b) Lothal
(c) Banawali
(d) Shortugai

 3. Which of these is the feature of Harappan Civilisation?
(a) Urban planning
(b) Drainage system
(c) Citadel and Lower town
(d) All of these

 4. From where did Harappans get gold?
(a) South India
(b) Central India
(c) Himalayan Region
(d) Chotta Nagpur region

 5. Which of these was the source of copper for Harappans?
(a) Karnataka
(b) Rajasthan
(c) Andhra Pradesh
(d) Gujarat

 6. Which of these was the cause of decline of Harappan civilisation?
(a) Climatic Change
(b) Floods
(c) Deforestation
(d) All of these

 7. Which of these was not worshipped by the Harappan?
(a) Nature
(b) Goddess
(c) Indra
(d) Pashupatinath

 8. Which of these is the other name of Harappan Civilisation?
(i) Aryan civilisation
(ii) Indus Valley Civilisation
(iii) Vedic Civilisation
(iv) Early Civilisation
(a) Only (i) and (ii) are true
(b) Only (i) and (iii) are true
(c) Only (ii) and (iv) are true
(d) Only (iii) and (ii) are true

 9. Consider the following statement:
1. After independence, most of the Harappan civilisation centres went over to Pakistan.
2. The Harappan script has been deciphered.
3. Rulers had an important role in Harappan civilisation.
4. Dead were buried in Harappa.
Which of the above is correct statement?
(a) 1, 2 and 3
(b) 1, 3 and 4
(c) 1, 2, 3 and 4
(d) 2, 3 and 4

 10. Consider the following statements regarding Indus Vally civilisation:
1. The Harappan seal is probably the most distinctive feature of the Harappan civilisation.
2. Evidences of canal irrigation have been found at a site called shortughai.
3. Mohenjodaro was a city laid in an unplanned manner.
4. Copper was brought from Kolar region of Karnataka.
Which of the given statements is/are incorrect?
(a) 1, 2, 3
(b) 3, 4
(c) 1, 2, 4
(d) 2,4

 11. Which of the following things were found at craft production centres in Harappan civilisation?
1. Carnelian
2. Jasper
3. Crystal
4. uartz
(a) 1, 2 and 3
(b) 3, 4
(c) 2, 3, 4
(d) 2, 4

 12. Consider the following statements about the seals of Proto-Shiva.
1. There is a mention of a diety ‘Rudra’ in ancient religious texts.
2. Later on Rudra word was used for Shiva.
3. Rudra is not mentioned as Pashupati in Rigveda.
4. Depiction of Pashupati does not match the mention of Rudra in Rigveda.
Which of the given statements is/are correct?
(a) 1, 2, 3, 4
(b) 1, 2, 3
(c) 2, 3, 4
(d) 1, 3, 4

 13. Which of these sites of Harappan Civilisation belong to Haryana?

(a) Kalibangan
(b) Lothal
(c) Banawali
(d) Shortugai

14. Which of these is the feature of Harappan Civilisation?

(a) Urban planning
(b) Drainage system
(c) Citadel and Lower town
(d) All of these

15. From where did Harappans get gold?

(a) South India
(b) Central India
(c) Himalayan Region
(d) Chotta Nagpur region

16. Which of these was the source of copper for Harappans?

(a) Karnataka
(b) Rajasthan
(c) Andhra Pradesh
(d) Gujarat

17. Which of these was the cause of decline of Harappan civilisation?

(a) Climatic Change
(b) Floods
(c) Deforestation
(d) All of these

18. Which of these was not worshipped by the Harappan?

(a) Nature
(b) Goddess
(c) Indra
(d) Pashupatinath

19. Which of the following items has not been found in the Harappan graves?

(a) Pottery and ornaments
(b) Iron hand axe
(c) Jewellery
(d) Copper mirrors

20. Harappa is located on the banks of which river?

(a) Indus
(b) Chenab
(c) Ravi
(d) Jhelum

21. The ‘Great Bath’ was found in which town of the Indus Valley Civilisation?

(a) Mohenjodaro
(b) Harappa
(c) Lothal
(d) Rangpur

22. Which town in Indus Valley Civilisation had no Citadel?

(a) Mohenjodaro
(b) Harappa
(c) Chanhudaro
(d) Lothal

23. What was the main feature of the Harappa Civilisation?

(a) Town planning
(b) Art and architecture
(c) Administration
(d) Agriculture

24. Where were large granaries found?

(a) Lothal and Dholavira
(b) Kalibangan
(c) Banawali
(d) Harappa and Mohenjodaro

25. Which of these is the other name of Harappan Civilisation?

(i) Aryan civilisation
(ii) Indus Valley Civilisation
(iii) Vedic Civilisation
(iv) Early Civilisation
(a) Only (i) and (ii) are true
(b) Only (i) and (iii) are true
(c) Only (ii) and (iv) are true
(d) Only (iii) and (ii) are true

26. Consider the following statement:

1.    After independence, most of the Harappan civilisation centres went over to Pakistan.

2.    The Harappan script has been deciphered.

3.    Rulers had an important role in Harappan civilisation.

4.    Dead were buried in Harappa.
Which of the above is correct statement?
(a) 1, 2 and 3
(b) 1, 3 and 4
(c) 1, 2, 3 and 4
(d) 2, 3 and 4

27. Consider the following statements regarding Indus Vally civilisation:

1.    The Harappan seal is probably the most distinctive feature of the Harappan civilisation.

2.    Evidences of canal irrigation have been found at a site called shortughai.

3.    Mohenjodaro was a city laid in an unplanned manner.

4.    Copper was brought from Kolar region of Karnataka.
Which of the given statements is/are incorrect?
(a) 1, 2, 3
(b) 3, 4
(c) 1, 2, 4
(d) 2,4

28. Which of the following things were found at craft production centres in Harappan civilisation?

1.    Carnelian

2.    Jasper

3.    Crystal

4.    uartz
(a) 1, 2 and 3
(b) 3, 4
(c) 2, 3, 4
(d) 2, 4

29. Consider the following statements about the seals of Proto-Shiva.

1.    There is a mention of a diety ‘Rudra’ in ancient religious texts.

2.    Later on Rudra word was used for Shiva.

3.    Rudra is not mentioned as Pashupati in Rigveda.

4.    Depiction of Pashupati does not match the mention of Rudra in Rigveda.
Which of the given statements is/are correct?
(a) 1, 2, 3, 4
(b) 1, 2, 3
(c) 2, 3, 4
(d) 1, 3, 4

30. The first Director-General of A.S.I. (Archaeological Survey of India) was __.

(a) R. E. M. Wheeler
(b) Alexander Cunningham
(c) Sir John Marshall

(d) John Barley

 

31. The center of Craft Production in Harappan Civilization was ___.

(a) Dholavira
(b) Chanhudaro
(c) Kalibangan

(d) Jhajjar

 

32. Which of these is the other name of Harappan Civilisation?

(a) Aryan Civilisation
(b) Indus Valley Civilisation
(c) Vedic Civilisation
(d) All of these

33.  Which of the following grains were found at Harappan sites?

A.    Wheat

B.    Barley

C.    Lentil

D.    All of these

 

34.  Which of the following statements is incorrect?

A.    Copper metal was procured from South India for beads.

B.    Nageshwar settlement was a specialised centre for making shell objects.

C.    Waste/scrap is one of the best indicators of craft work.

D.    Geometric forms of beads were made out of harder stones.

35. Which of the following methods of irrigation is not employed at Harappan sites?

A.    Canals

B.    Wells

C.    Persian wheels

D.    Reservoirs

36.  Which of the following statements is incorrect for drainage system discovered at Harappan sites?

            A. Every house was connected to the street drain.

B.   The main channels were made of bricks and covered with loose bricks to facilitate cleaning.

C.   While cleaning the drain, the debris collected was carted away.

D.   House drains were implied into a cesspit.

37. Given below are the purposes of sealing a bag of goods meant for long distance

         communication. Which of the following do you find incorrect?

A.    Wet clay was affixed on the knot.

B.    Seal was pressed on the clay leaving an impression.

C.    Sealing did not convey the identity of the sender.

D.    None of these

 

38.  Which of the following means of transports were not employed?

A.    Bullock carts

B.    Beasts of burden

C.    Riverine routes

D.    Coastal routes

 

39.  Identify the given statements as True (T) or False (F).
(1) Major sites of Indus valley civilisation are now in Pakistan.
(2) John Marshall followed the stratigraphy of the mound.
(3) A linga is worshipped as a symbol of Shiva.
(4) Steatite was an example of hard-stone for cutting beads.
(5) Every house in lower town at Mohenjodaro had a well in a room meant for the passers-by.

A. TTTFF

B.   TFTFT

C.   FTFTT

D.   FFTTT

40.  Which of the following statements relates to “Harappan civilisation”?
(a) Terracotta sculpture indicated that bull was known to Harappans.
(b) Scripts on inscriptions were written from left to right.
(c) A stone statue was labelled as “Priest King”.
(d) Furrows at right angles suggested that two crops were grown together.

A. (a), (b) and (c)

B.   (b), (c) and (d)

C.   (a), (c) and (d)

D.   (a), (b) and (d)

41.  Over the decades, new issues have assumed significance. Archaeologists now aim at

A.    obtaining cultural sequence

B.    grappling with the wealth of artefacts

C.    figuring out their functions

D.    all of the above

 

42. Which among the following item(s) of utilitarian nature was/were found at the sites?

A.    Querns

B.    Needles

C.    Body scrubbers

D.    All of these

 

43. A variety of materials were employed to make beads. Which of the following do you find inappropriate?

A.    Carnelian stone

B.    Brass

C.    Bronze

D.    Steatite

 

44. Which of the following is not a feature of residential buildings of the lower town of Mohenjodaro?

1.    They were centred on a courtyard with rooms on all sides.

2.    Activities such as cooking and wearing were conducted in the courtyard.

3.    No window in the walls at ground level indicated concern for privacy.

4.    Main entrance gave full view of the interior.

 

45. Which of the following processes was not carried out while giving final form to nodules?

A.    Grinding

B.    Polishing

C.    Painting

D.    Drilling

 

46. Which of the following Harappan settlements were discovered in India after partition?

A.    Lothal

B.    Rakhi Garhi

C.    Dholavira

D.    All of the above

 

47. In Archaeological context, what does ‘Mound’ mean?

A.    A hillock of clay meant for pottery

B.    A discarded dump of garbage

C.    A build up of occupational debris

D.    None of these

 

48. The Director-General of the ASI, often called the 'Father of Indian archaeology', was

(a) Alexander Cunningham.

(b) Hargreaves.

(c) James Burgess.

(d) John Marshall.

 

49. Which of these is the other name of Harappan Civilisation?

(a) Aryan Civilisation

(b) Indus Valley Civilisation

(c) Vedic Civilisation

(d) All of these

 

50. All the gold jewellery found at Harappan sites was recovered from

(a) Burials

(b) Hoards

(c) Lakes

(d) Temples

 

51. Which of these sites of Harappan Civilisation belong to Haryana?

(a) Kalibangan

(b) Lothal

(c) Banawali

(d) Shortugai

 

52. For what purpose was the Great Bath used by the Harappans?

(a) Community bathing

(b) Swimming exercise and water sports

(c) Special ritual bath

(d) Storage of water to be used during drought or emergency

 

53. Which of these is the feature of Harappan Civilisation?

(a) Urban planning

(b) Drainage system

(c) Citadel and Lower town

(d) All of these

 

54. The most important industry of the Harappans at Chanhudaro was

(a) Bead-making

(b) Brick making

(c) Handlooms

(d) Ship building

 

55. From where did Harappans get gold?

(a) South India

(b) Central India

(c) Himalayan Region

(d) Chotta Nagpur region

 

56. The Director General of the ASI who brought a military precision to the practice of archaeology was

(a) Cunningham

(b) Hargreaves

(c) James Burgess

(d) R.E.M. Wheeler

 

 

57. Which of these was the source of copper for Harappans?

(a) Karnataka

(b) Rajasthan

(c) Andhra Pradesh

(d) Gujarat

 

58. In 1875, a report on Harappan seal was published, which was written by

(a) John Marshall

(b) R. E. M. Wheeler

(c) R. D. Banerji

(d) Alexander Cunningham

 

59. Which of these was the cause of decline of Harappan civilisation?

(a) Climatic Change

(b) Floods

(c) Deforestation

(d) All of these

 

60. The Harappan script was written from

(a) Bottom to top

(b) Top to bottom

(c) Left to right

(d) Right to left

 

62. Which of these was not worshipped by the Harappan?

(a) Nature

(b) Goddess

(c) Indra

(d) Pashupatinath

 

63. M.S. Vats began his excavations at Harappa in the year

(a) 1920

(b) 1921

(c) 1922

(d) 1923

 

64. Which of these is the other name of Harappan Civilisation?

(i) Aryan civilisation

(ii) Indus Valley Civilisation

(iii) Vedic Civilisation

(iv) Early Civilisation

(a) Only (i) and (ii) are true

(b) Only (i) and (iii) are true

(c) Only (ii) and (iv) are true

(d) Only (iii) and (ii) are true

 

 

65. The major problem faced by archaeologists, in relation to an artefact, is related with its

(a) Material

(b) Finding

(c) Function

(d) Duplicity

 

66. Consider the following statement:

1. After independence, most of the Harappan civilisation centres went over to Pakistan.

2. The Harappan script has been deciphered.

3. Rulers had an important role in Harappan civilisation.

4. Dead were buried in Harappa.

Which of the above is correct statement?

(a) 1, 2 and 3

(b) 1, 3 and 4

(c) 1, 2, 3 and 4

(d) 2, 3 and 4

 

67. Archaeologists have also found evidence of a ploughed field at _______

(a) Banawali

(b) Kalibangan

(c) Cholistan

(d) Siswal

 

68. Which of the following things were found at craft production centres in Harappan civilisation?

1. Carnelian

2. Jasper

3. Crystal

4. Quartz

(a) 1, 2 and 3

(b) 3, 4

(c) 2, 3, 4

(d) 2, 4

 

69. The roads and streets were laid out along an approximate which pattern?

(a) grid

(b) triangular

(c) square

(d) perpendicular

 

70. Consider the following statements regarding Indus Vally civilisation:

1. The Harappan seal is probably the most distinctive feature of the Harappan civilisation.

2. Evidences of canal irrigation have been found at a site called shortughai.

3. Mohenjodaro was a city laid in an unplanned manner.

4. Copper was brought from Kolar region of Karnataka.

Which of the given statements is/are incorrect?

(a) 1, 2, 3

(b) 3, 4

(c) 1, 2, 4

(d) 2,4

 

71.  Scholars have estimated that the total number of wells in Mohenjodaro was about _____.

(a) 400

(b) 500

(c) 600

(d) 700

 

72. Consider the following statements about the seals of Proto-Shiva.

1. There is a mention of a diety ‘Rudra’ in ancient religious texts.

2. Later on Rudra word was used for Shiva.

3. Rudra is not mentioned as Pashupati in Rigveda.

4. Depiction of Pashupati does not match the mention of Rudra in Rigveda.

Which of the given statements is/are correct?

(a) 1, 2, 3, 4

(b) 1, 2, 3

(c) 2, 3, 4

(d) 1, 3, 4

 

73. ______ was a large rectangular tank in a courtyard surrounded by a corridor on all four sides.

(a) Warehouse

(b) Pillared Hall

(c) The Great Bath

(d) Stupa

 

74. _-------------------- was almost exclusively devoted to craft production, including bead-making, shell-cutting, metal-working, seal-making and weight-making.

(a) Mohenjodaro

(b) Chanhudaro

(c) Kalibangan

(d) Balakot

 

75. Exchanges were regulated by a precise system of weights, usually made of a stone called ____.

(a) Stupa

(b) Chert

(c) Knot

(d) Seal

 

76.  Who suggested that the destruction of the Indus Valley Civilization was due to change in the course of river Ghaggar

A.                A. G F Hales

B.   KUR Kennedy

C.   MR Sahni

D.   Walter Fairservi

 

77.Below given Picture of bull statue was made of ---------------.


       A.   Terracotta

       B.   Silver

       C.   Gold

D      D .   Iron

78. Below  given picture is of Tools of Harappan culture. These were made up of ----------.

 

 

       A.   Iron

       B.   Steel

       C.   Copper

        D.   Silver

79.The given picture is of a ----------------------------

 

 


 


       A.   Water Reservoir of Dholawira

        B.   Water reservoir of Mohanjodaro

        C.   The great bath- Mohanjodaro

        D.   Canal of Shartughai

80. The given picture is an image of a copper ------------------

 


       A.   Copper Utensil

       B.   Iron Weapon

      C.   Copper Mirror

       D.   Gold Tool

81. The finest example of Pottery shown in the picture found at -----------------.

 



       A.   Lothal

      B.   Dholavira

      C.   Punjab

       D.   Sindh

82Which Hindu God was seen in the  shown picture?



      A.   Vishnu

      B.   Indra

      C.   Varuna

       D.   Shiva

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1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

B

C

D

A

B

D

C

C

B

B

11

12

13

14

15

16

17

18

19

20

B

A

C

D

A

B

D

C

B

C

21

22

23

24

25

26

27

28

29

30

A

C

A

D

C

B

B

B

A

B

31

32

33

34

35

36

37

38

39

40

B

B

D

A

C

C

C

B

B

C

41

42

43

44

45

46

47

48

49

50

D

D

B

D

C

D

C

A

B

B

51

52

53

54

55

56

57

58

59

60

C

C

D

A

A

D

B

D

D

D

61

62

63

64

65

66

67

68

69

70

C

C

B

C

C

B

B

B

A

B

71

72

73

74

75

76

77

78

79

80

D

A

C

B

B

A

A

C

A

C

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

81

82

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

B

D

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  1. आपकी पोस्ट very good लोगों के लिए हेल्प करेगी। बहुत-बहुत धन्यवाद Very good information! Ask your questions

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