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11 The famous bull-seal of Indus valley found in which one of the following sites :
A Lothal
B Harappa
C Larkana
D Chanhudaro

Answer: Option [B]

Generally carved on large seals with relatively short inscriptions, the zebu motif is found almost exclusively at the largest cities of Mohenjo-daro and Harappa.

12 The beast source of information for depicting India’s ancient history is provided by
A Religious literature
B Monuments
C Inscriptions
D Paintings

Answer: Option [C]

The beast source of information for depicting India’s ancient history is provided by Inscriptions. An inscription is writing carved into something made of stone or metal, for example a gravestone or medal. Inscriptions are written mostly on rocks, stones, walls of buildings, metals etc. They depicted important events of the past. Various languages such as Prakrit, Sanskrit, Kannada etc., were used for writing the inscriptions.

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13 Seal in Indus Valley Civilization is primarily used as :
A A medium of exchange in trade
B To signify royalty
C To signify ownership of property
D None of these

Answer: Option [C]

Seal in Indus Valley Civilization is primarily used as to signify ownership of property. They used these distinctive seals for the identification of property and to stamp clay on trade goods. Seals—decorated with animal figures, such as elephants, tigers, and water buffalos—have been one of the most commonly discovered artifacts in Indus Valley cities.

14 The distinguish feature of the Harappan civilizations is
A Town planning and drainage
B Uniform weights and measures
C Religion and social structure
D Rich literature

Answer: Option [A]

The distinguish feature of the Harappan civilizations is town planning and drainage. The Harappan culture was distinguished by its system of town planning. The drainage system of Mohenjodaro was very impressive. In almost all cities every big or small house had its own courtyard and bathroom. The street drains were equipped with manholes.

15 During the Indus valley civilization period the dominant number used for weights and measures was :
A 8
B 6
C 10
D 16

Answer: Option [D]

During the Indus valley civilization period the dominant number used for weights and measures was 16

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