The date of the Harappan Civilisation (2300-1750 BC) has been fixed on the basis of (A) Pottery design

The date of the Harappan Civilisation (2300-1750 BC) has been fixed on the basis of (A) Pottery design 

(B) Stratification 

(C) Aryan invasion 

(D) Radio Carbon-14 dating 


Answer: (D) Radio Carbon-14 dating 


The date of the Harappan Civilisation (2300-1750 BC) has been fixed on the basis of (A) Pottery design

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Of the following scholars who was the first to discover the traces of the Harappan Civilisation? 

(A) Sir John Marshall 

(B) RD Banerji 

(C) A Cunningham 

(D) Daya Ram Sahani 


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The Harappan Civilisation achieved far greater advancement than Sumer, Elam etc. on account of its 

(A) town planning 

(B) metalworking 

(C) weights and measures 

(D) seals and figures 


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The town planning in the Harappan Civilisation was inspired by regard for 

(A) beauty and utility 

(B) uniformity 

(C) sanitation and public health 

(D) demographic factor 


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The Indus or Harappan Civilisation is distinguished from the other contemporary civilisations by its 

(A) town planning 

(B) underground drainage system 

(C) uniformity of weights and measures 

(D) large agricultural surplus 


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Who, among the following rulers, organised the Second Buddhist Assembly? 

(A) Ajatashatru 

(B) Kalasoka 

(C) Ashoka 

(D) Ananda 


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The date of the Harappan Civilisation (2300-1750 BC) has been fixed on the basis of 

(A) Pottery design 

(B) Stratification 

(C) Aryan invasion 

(D) Radio Carbon-14 dating 


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Most of the large Harappan towns had fortifications that served the purpose of 

(A) safety from robbers 

(B) protection against cattle raiders 

(C) protection against floods 

(D) All the above 


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Cereal(s) grown by the people of the Harappan Civilisation was/were 

(A) Wheat 

(B) Rice 

(C) Millet 

(D) All the above

 

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The utensils of the Indus Valley people were mainly made of 

(A) clay 

(B) copper 

(C) bronze 

(D) brass 

 

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Which of the following metals was not known to the Indus valley people? 

(A) gold 

(B) silver 

(C) copper 

(D) iron 


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