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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]
  • They provide defense against floods.
  • They provide security and longevity.
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]

From the scattered skeletal remains of the Harappan found at different sites, the most appropriate conclusion to be drawn would be that there was great epidemic.

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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]

On the basis of available evidence, the Indus civilization contributed two important things to mankind which were wheat and cotton.

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]

Main channels of our knowledge about the Indus Valley Civilization are Archaeological excavations. In archaeology, excavation is the exposure , processing and recording of archaeological remains.

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]

Mohenjo-daro was discovered in 1922 by R. D. Banerji, an officer of the Archaeological Survey of India, two years after major excavations had begun at Harappa, some 590 km to the north.

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