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16 The tools and weapons of Harappan civilisation were mostly made of :
A Stone and Copper
B Copper, bronze and iron
C Copper, tin and bronze
D Stone only

Answer: Option [C]

The tools and weapons of Harappan civilisation were mostly made of copper, tin and bronze.

17 The domestic animals of the people of Harappan Civilization were
A Camel, oxen, buffalo, pig
B Goat, oxen, pig, buffalo
C Buffalo, sheep, dog, pig
D Oxen, elephant, horse, pig

Answer: Option [C]

The domestic animals of the people of Harappan Civilization were dogs, cats, fowl, camels, buffalo, pigs, humped bull and shorthorn cattle.

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18 Which of the Following Harappan Sites not present in India :
A Lothal and Ropar
B Banwali and Ropar
C Mohenjodaro and Harappa
D Lothal and Kalibangan

Answer: Option [C]

Mohenjodaro and Harappa are the sites of Indus Valley Civilization which are not in India. Mohenjo-Daro is an archaeological site in the Sindh province of Pakistan. Harappa is an archaeological site in Punjab, Pakistan, about 24 km west of Sahiwal.

19 The seals found at Mohenjodaro is similar to the seals found at :
A Afghanistan
B Egypt
C China
D Sumeria

Answer: Option [D]

One Mohenjo-daro seal represents a half-human, half-buffalo monster attacking a tiger. This could be a reference to the Sumerian myth of Aruru, the Sumerian earth and fertility goddess, creating a monster to fight Gilgamesh, the hero of an ancient Mesopotamian epic poem. This is yet another example of international trade in Harappan culture.

20 The Indus Valley Houses Were Built of :
A Wood
B Stone
C Bamboo
D Bricks

Answer: Option [D]

The Indus Valley Houses Were Built of burnt bricks. The uniform measurements of these bricks, found in this culture in many cities, are remarkable.

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