Stone Age One Liner Questions & Answers

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

Questions Answer
1 Robert Bruce Foote, who discovered the first Palaeolithic tool in India was an – Geologist & Archaeologist
2 The three-age system, which is divided into stone, bronze and iron from the collection of the Copenhagen Museum was coined by – Thomson
3 According to the excavated evidence, the domestication of animals began in – Mesolithic period
4 In the Mesolithic context, evidence of animal domestication has been found at – Adamgarh (MP), Bagor (Rajasthan)
5 Bone ornaments in the Mesolithic context in India have been obtained from – Sarai Nahar Rai & Mahadaha
6 Three human skeletons in a single grave were recovered at – Damdama
7 The cultivation of cereals first started in – Neolithic Age
8 During the Neolithic Age, the earliest evidence of the origin of agriculture has been found at which place in the North-Western region of the Indian sub-continent? Mehargarh
9 The earliest evidence of man in India is found in – Narmada Valley
10 The first cereal used by man was – Barley
11 Name the site which has revealed the earliest evidence of settled life? Mehrgarh
12 The earliest evidence of Agriculture in the Indian subcontinent is found at – Mehrgarh
13 Which periods is also known as Chalcolithic Age? Copper Age
14 The cultural remains from Stone Age to Harappan Civilization have been obtained from which ancient sites? Mehrgarh
15 Excavation at Navadatoli was conducted by – H.D. Sankalia
16 In which state, the Navdatoli is located? Madhya Pradesh
17 In which state of India is the Harappan Civilization site ‘Mandi’ situated? Uttar Pradesh
18 Megaliths have been identified as – Burial sites
19 Ash mound is associated with the Neolithic site at – Sanganakallu
20 ‘Bhimbetka’ is famous for – Rock Paintings
21 Where are the caves of Bhimbetka situated? Abdullahganj-Raisen
22 Which Indian Archaeologists first visited ‘Bhimbetka Caves’ and discovered the prehistoric significance of its rock paintings? V.S. Wakankar
23 The Ochre-coloured Pottery (O.C.P.) was christened at – Hastinapur
24 In the Chalcolithic period, the people of Maharashtra buried their dead under the floor of their houses in the orientation – North to South position
25 Which sites has yielded the skeleton of the dog along with the human skeleton in burial? Burzahom
26 The evidence of pit dwelling has been obtained from – Burzahom
27 From which rock shelter of Vindhyas, a maximum number of human skeletons have been found? Lekhahia
28 Which departments/ministries deals with the Archaeological Survey of India as an accessory office? Ministry of Culture
29 Where is National Human Museum situated? Bhopal