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General Awareness Multiple Choice Questions & Answers on Indus Valley Civilization | Page-7

31 The Harappans extensively used burnt bricks because :
I. Stone was not available.
II. They provide defense against floods.
III. They provide security and longevity.
IV. Its import was easy.

A I and II only
B II and III only
C I, II, and III only
D all of the above

Answer: Option [B]
32 From the scattered skeletal remains of the Harappan found at different sites, the most appropriate conclusion to be drawn would be that there was :
A great epidemic
B mass execution
C casual burial of human bodies
D None of the above

Answer: Option [A]
33 On the basis of available evidence, the Indus civilization contributed two important things to mankind which were :
A script and language
B mathematics and decimal system
C wheat and cotton
D rearing animal

Answer: Option [C]
34 The main channels of our knowledge about the Indus Valley Civilization are:
A coins
B inscripitions
C archaeological excavations
D palm and birch leaf manuscripts

Answer: Option [C]
35 Which one of the following archaeologists initially discovered the Mohenjodaro site of the Indus Valley Civilization
A Daya Ram Sahni
B Sir john Marshall
C Sir Martimer Wheeler
D Rakhal Das Banerji

Answer: Option [D]


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