Indus Valley Civilization One Liner Questions & Answers

Explore the fascinating world of the Indus Valley Civilization with these concise one-liner questions and answers, uncovering key insights about our ancient human ancestors.

Questions Answer
1 Indus Civilization existed in – Proto-historic age
2 Indus Valley civilization was Non-Aryan because – It was an Urban Civilization
3 The important reason to keep the Indus-Valley civilization before Aryan civilization is – Potteries
4 The source of knowledge about Harappan culture is – Archaeological excavations
5 The earliest evidence of silver in India is found in the – Harappan culture
6 Which colour was commonly used in Harappan Pottery? Red
7 The beginning of idol worship is to be considered in – Pre-Aryan
8 In which Harappan cities, furrows of ploughed fields have been found? Kalibangan
9 Which ancient towns is well known for its elaborate system of water harvesting and management by building a series of dams and channelling water into connected reservoirs? Dholavira
10 The Great Bath was found in the Indus Valley civilization at – Mohenjodaro
11 The excavation at Chanhudaro was directed by – J. H. Mackay
12 Rangpur, where the contemporary Harappan civilization was found, is in – Saurashtra
13 Dadheri is a late Harappan site of – Punjab
14 The Harappan city ‘Lothal’ was situated on the river – Bhogva
15 Harappan civilization, Lothal, is located in – Gujarat
16 The port city of the Indus Valley Civilization was – Lothal
17 What is the most significant feature of the Indus Valley Civilization? Burnt brick buildings
18 The largest site of Harappa in India is – Rakhigarhi
19 The people of Indus Valley believed in – Mother Goddess
20 The Indus Valley people worshipped – Shiva (Pashupati)
21 Who was the director of the archaeological excavation that led to the discovery of Harappa and Mohenjodaro? Sir John Marshall
22 Two Indians who were associated with the discovery of the Indus Valley Civilization, are – Rakhal Das Banerjee and Dayaram Sahni
23 The first archaeologist who excavated Harappa, but could not recognize its significance, was – A. Cunningham
24 The first metal used by man was – Copper
25 An ivory scale in the Harappan context was found at – Lothal
26 Which metal has so far not been discovered in Harappan sites? Iron
27 Which sites is located in the valley of Ghaggar and its associated rivers? Banawali
28 From where the evidence of rock-cut architecture was found, with reference to the Harappa civilization? Dholavira
29 Dholavira is located in the State of – Gujarat
30 Which Harappan city is divided into three parts? Dholavira
31 A highly advanced water management system of Harappan times has been unearthed at – Dholavira
32 Which sites has yielded evidence of a double burial? Lothal
33 Recently, from excavations of Harappan site Sonauli what was found? Human burials
34 For clothing, cotton cultivation was first introduced in – India
35 Where the famous bull-seal of Indus Valley Civilization was found – Mohenjodaro
36 Which animals is not depicted on the Harappan seal? Horse
37 which animals have not been discovered in the Indus Valley Civilization? Lion & Cow
38 According to the report of the IIT Kharagpur study group, continuous low rainfall for how many years was the cause of the fall of the Indus Valley civilization? 900 years
39 A horned deity engraved on a terracotta cake has been recovered from – Kalibangan
40 Which civilizations flourished on the bank of the River Nile? Egyptian Civilization
41 The first ancient civilization to develop the art of writing in a proper system was? Sumerian