indus valley civilization Practice Questions Answers Test with Solutions

Question : 1

Which of the following statements about Harappan civilization is true?

  1. The Harappan culture was famous for its distinguished system of town planning.
  2. The most important public place for Mohenjodaro seems to be a great bath.
  3. Granary was the largest building of Mohenjodaro.
  4. The use of baked bricks in Harappan cities is remarkable.
Select the correct answer from the codes given below codes:

a) 1, 2 and 3

b) all of these

c) 1 and 4

d) 2 and 3

Answer: (b)

All the statements are true. The people of the Indus Valley Civilization had achieved some spectacular standards when it came to town planning. Each city was carefully planned and at the peak of the civilization housed almost 40,000 people.

Great Bath is also the most important public place in Mohenjodaro and the Granary was the largest building. The use of baked bricks was also found in building houses.

Question : 2

List-I List-II
Harappan settlement River
A. Lothal 1. Indus
B. Kalibangan 2. Satlej
C. Ropar 3. Ravi
D. Harappa 4. Ghaggar
E. Mohenjodaro 5. Bhogao
Codes: A B C D E

a) 5 4 3 2 1

b) 5 4 2 3 1

c) 2 5 1 4 3

d) 4 5 2 3 1

Answer: (b)

Question : 3

The dockyard at Lothal was well connected with the river:

a) Tapti

b) Narmada

c) Bhogavo

d) Ghaggar

Answer: (c)

Question : 4

The tank of Great Bath complex at Mohenjodaro had stairs on

  1. Northern side
  2. Southern side
  3. Eastern side
  4. Western side
Select the correct answer from the codes given below codes:

a) 3 and 4

b) 1 only

c) 3 only

d) 1 and 2

Answer: (d)

Question : 5

List-I List-II
A. Lothal 1. Ploughed field
B. Kalibangan 2. Dockyard
C. Dholavira 3. Terracotta replica of a plough
D. Banawali 4. An inscription comprising ten large siged signs of the Harappan script.

a) A - 2, B - 1, C - 3, D - 4

b) A - 1, B - 2, C - 3, D - 4

c) A - 2, B - 1, C - 4, D - 3

d) A - 1, B - 2, C - 4, D - 3

Answer: (c)

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