MCQ on Ancient History MCQ on Ancient History


1. Stone Age MCQ


Q1. Three human skeletons in a single grave were recovered at [UPPCS (Pre) 2016]


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




Q2. The cultivation of cereals first started in [UPPCS (Mains) 2005]


(A) Neolithic Age
(B) Mesolithic Age
(C) Palaeolithic Age
(D) Proto-Historic Age




Q3. The earliest evidence of man in India is found in [Uttarakhand PCS (Pre) 2006]


(A) Nilgiri Hills
(B) Shiwalik Hills
(C) Nallamala Hills
(D) Narmada Valley




Q4. The first cereal used by man was [UPPCS (Pre) 1997]

(A) Wheat

(B) Rice
(C) Barley

(D) Sorghum




Q5. The earliest evidence of agriculture in Indian sub-continent comes from [UP Lower Sub. (Pre) 2008]


(A) Koldihwa

(B) Lahuradeva
(C) Mehrgarh

(D) Tokwa



Q6. Name the site which has revealed the earliest evidence of settled life? [UPPCS (Spl) (Mains) 2008]


(A) Dholavira
(B) Kile Gul Mohammad
(C) Kalibangan
(D) Mehrgarh



Q7. The earliest evidence of agriculture in the Indian Sub-continent has been obtained from [UPPCS (Mains) 2010]


(A) Brahmagiri
(B) Burzahom
(C) Koldihwa
(D) Mehrgarh




Q8. The earliest evidence of agriculture in Indian Sub-continent is found at [UPPCS (Mains) 2007]


(A) Lothal

(B) Harappa
(C) Mehrgarh

(D) Mundigak



Q9. Which one of the following periods is also known as Chalcolithic Age? [44th BPSC (Pre) 2000]


(A) Old Stone Age
(B) New Stone Age
(C) Copper Age
(D) Iron Age



Q10. The cultural remains from Stone Age to Harappan civilization have been obtained from which one of the following ancient sites [UPPCS (Pre) 2008]


(A) Amri

(B) Mehrgarh
(C) Kotdiji

(D) Kalibangan



Q11. Navdatoli was excavated by [UP Lower (Spl) (Pre) 2008]


(A) K.D. Bajpai
(B) V.S. Wakankar
(C) H.D. Sankalia
(D) Mortimer Wheeler



Q12. In which state, the Navdatoli is located? [UPPCS (Mains) 2009]


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



Q13. Megaliths have been identified as [Tamil Nadu PSC (Mains) 2018]


(A) Caves for hermits
(B) Burial sites
(C) Temple sites
(D) None of the above



Q14. Ash mound is associated with the Neolithic site at [UPPCS (Mains) 2009]


(A) Budihal
(B) Sangana Kallu
(C) Koldihwa
(D) Brahmagiri



Q15. According to the excavated evidence, the domestication of animal began in [UPPCS (Mains) 2006]


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



Q16. In Mesolithic context, evidence of animal domestication has been found at [UPPCS (Spl) (Pre) 2008]


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



Q17. Robert Bruce Foote, who discov-ered first Palaeolithic tool in India, was a/an [UP Lower Sub. (Pre) 2015]


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



Q18. The three-age system, divided into stone, bronze and iron from the collection of Copenhagen museum was coined by [UPPCS (Pre) 2010]


(A) Thomson

(B) Lubbock
(C) Taylor

(D) Childe



Q19. From which one of the following sites bone implements have been found? [UPPCS (Mains) 2010]


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



Q20. Bone ornaments in the Mesolithic context in India have been obtained from [UPRO/ARO (Mains) 2013]


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



Q21. ‘Bhimbetka’ is famous for [MPPCS (Spl)(Pre) 2004]


(A) Rock Paintings
(B) Buddhist Statues
(C) Minerals
(D) Origin of Son River



Q22. In India, from which rock-shelter, pictures has been found the most? [UPPCS (Pre) 2008]


(A) Ghagharia

(B) Bhimbetka
(C) Lekhahia

(D) Adamgarh



Q23. Which one of the following places is famous for pre-historic paintings? [UPPCS (Mains) 2011 Uttarakhand UDA/LDA (Mains) 2007]


(A) Ajanta
(B) Bhimbetka
(C) Bagh
(D) Amravati



Q24. Where are the caves of Bhimbetka situated? [MPPCS (Pre) 2013]


(A) Bhopal
(B) Pachmarhi
(C) Singrauli
(D) Abdullahganj-Raisen



Q25. The Ochre-coloured Pottery (O.C.P.) was christened at [UPPCS (Mains) 2006]


(A) Hastinapur

(B) Ahichhatra
(C) Noh

(D) Red Fort



Q26. In the Chalcolithic period people of Maharashtra buried their dead under the floor of their houses in the following orientation [UPPCS (Pre) 1997]


(A) North to South position
(B) East to West position
(C) South to North position
(D) West to East position



Q27. Which of the following sites has yielded skeleton of the dog alongm with human skeleton in burial? [UP Lower Sub. (Pre) 2008]


(A) Brahmagiri

(B) Burzahom
(C) Chirand

(D) Maski




Q28. The evidence of burying the dog with human body is found from which of the following places? [Uttarakhand PCS (Pre) 2010]


(A) Burzahom

(B) Koldihwa
(C) Chaupani

(D) Mando



Q29. The evidence of pit dwelling has been obtained from [UPPCS (Mains) 2011]


(A) Burzahom

(B) Koldihwa
(C) Brahmagiri

(D) Sanganakallu




Q30. From which rock shelter of Vindhyas, a maximum number of human skeletons have been found? [UPPCS (Pre) 2016]


(A) Morahana Pahar
(B) Ghagharia
(C) Baghahi Khor
(D) Lekhahia



Q31. Which of these departments/minis- tries deals with Archaeological Sur- vey of India as an accessory office? [Jharkhand PCS (Pre) 2011]


(A) Culture
(B) Tourism
(C) Science and Technology
(D) Human Resource and Development



Q32. Where is the National Human Museum situated? [MPPCS (Pre) 1997]


(A) Guwahati

(B) Bastar
(C) Bhopal

(D) Chennai



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