Ancient Indian History Test 9

Total Questions:20 Total Time: 40 Min



Questions 1 of 20

Question:The ruins of Harrappa near  Sahiwal in Punjab, Pakistan were first discovered in 1842 by _____.

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Carlyle, Major in East India Company

Charles Masson, an East India Company soldier.

Robert Bruce Foot, Englad

Le Mesurier, European

Questions 2 of 20

Question:Who published the first Harappan seal?

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Charles Masson

Alexander Cunningham

William Brunton

Sir John Hubert Marshall

Questions 3 of 20

Question:Harappan seals have been found in which foreign civilization?

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Ancient Egypt


Vedik Civiloization


Questions 4 of 20

Question:The Great Bath ruins of the Indus Valley Civilization are at _____.

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Questions 5 of 20

Question:The prevalence of overseas trade in Harappan Culture is obvious with the discovery of a massive trading station and dock. Where is it?

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 Lothal in Rajasthan state)

Lothal in Gujarat state

Ktchchh in Gujarat

Lothal in eastern Gujarat

Questions 6 of 20

Question:A commonly believed natural reason for the Indus Valley Civilization's decline is connected with ______.

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Catastrophic changes

climate change

vegetation changes

human Population

Questions 7 of 20

Question:Various settlement of Indus Valley Civilization has been discovered along and inside the river beds of the ______ rivers.

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Beas Hakra River System

Ghaggar Hakra River system

Ghaggar Beas River System

Ganga River System

Questions 8 of 20

Question:Indus Valley Civilization covered which modern day Indian states?

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Gujarat,Jammu- Kashmir, Haryana, and Punjab

Gujarat, Rajasthan, Haryana, and Punjab

Gujarat, UP, Punjab, Rajasthan

UP, Gujarat,Punjab, Haryana

Questions 9 of 20

Question:Name the islands, the fifth largest Harappan site in the Indian subcontinent where the Indus Valley sites have been found.

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Lothal in Rajasthan

Dholavira, Kachchh district of Gujarat, India.

Manda in jammu

Alamgirpur, Near Delhi

Questions 10 of 20

Question:Indus Valley Civilization prospered on the bank of river

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Questions 11 of 20

Question:The major cities associated with Indus Valley Civilization are:

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Nalanda, Mohenjo-dero, Lothal

Harappa, Mohenjo-Daro and Lothal.

Manda, Harappa and Mohenjo-Der

Alamgirpur, Harappa and Lothal

Questions 12 of 20

Question:The main two features of Indus Valley Civilizations were:

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Agriculture and Town planning

Town Planning, streets and Drainage systems

Irrigation and drainage system

Irrigation and Town planning

Questions 13 of 20

Question:Aryans were originally inhabitants of

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Nothern Asia around the Caspian Sea

Central Asia around the Caspian Sea

Souther Asia around the Caspian Sea


Questions 14 of 20

Question:What are Vedas?

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The most Scread book of Jains

The most sacred books of Aryans

The most sacred books of Hindus

The most sacred books of Chrishtians

Questions 15 of 20

Question:What were the two prime religions that came into existence after the Vedic period?

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Sikhism and Buddhism

Jainism and Buddhism

Sikhism and Jainism

Vaishnavism and Buddhism

Questions 16 of 20

Question:Buddha was the son of king

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Chandragupta II




Questions 17 of 20

Question:While in search of truth Buddha attained enlightenment under a Pipal tree at

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Bodh Gaya




Questions 18 of 20

Question:Buddha delivered his first sermons at

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Sarnath in U.P.

Bodh Gaya in UP

Sanchi in M.P.


Questions 19 of 20

Question:Buddha died at

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Kushinagar in U.P.

Sarnath in U.P.


Gaya in U.P.

Questions 20 of 20

Question:The main Buddhist teaching is known as:

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eight–fold path

Ten-fold path

six-fold path

five-fold path