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Ancient History MCQs 1 - Pre-Historic Period
Syllabus - Pre-Historic Period
Resource to Study : Pre-Historic Period
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Q. A prehistoric site Gufkral is located in which state / Union Territory of India?
Ans - A ( Jammu and Kashmir )
Gufkaral is located in Jammu and Kashmir.
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Q. The earliest evidence of rice cultivation comes from which among the following river valleys ?
Ans - B ( Belan Valley )
Belan river Originates from Western part of Sonbhadra district of Uttar Pradesh.It is famous for the prehistoric sites found on its banks.
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Q. Bone implements have been found from which of the following place ?
Ans - B ( Mahadaha )
Large number of bone implements have been found from the Mesolithic site Mahadaha located in Pratapgarh district of Uttar Pradesh.
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Q. What are the Megaliths ?
Ans - B ( Pre-historic stone structures or monuments )
Megalith are the large pre-historic stone that were used to construct a structure or monument, either alone or together with other stones.
Most megaliths were erected between the Neolithic and Chalcolithic period.
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Q. The first Paleolithic tool in India was discovered by Robert Bruce Foote. He was a/an :
Ans - C ( Geologist )
Robert Bruce Foote was a British Geologist. He is considered as the father of Indian Pre-History.
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Q. Who coined the terms "Paleolithic" ?
Ans - B ( John Lubbock )
The term "Paleolithic" was coined by archaeologist John Lubbock in 1865. He coined the terms “Paleolithic” and “Neolithic” to distinguish between the earlier and later Stone Age periods.
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Q. The earliest evidence of agriculture in Indian Subcontinent is found at :
Ans - B ( Mehrgarh ).
The earliest evidence of agriculture in Indian Subcontinent was found at Mehrgarh. It is located Balochistan province of Pakistan.
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Q. Consider the following pairs:
Paleolithic Age Site State1. Bhimbetka : Madhya Pradesh2. Hunsgi : Karnataka3. Sarai Nahar Rai : Bihar4. Chirand : Uttar Pradesh
Which of the above pairs are correctly matched?
Ans - A ( 1 and 2 )
Correct Match is:
1. Bhimbetka : Madhya Pradesh2. Hunsgi : Karnataka3. Sarai Nahar Rai : Uttar Pradesh4. Chirand : Bihar
Bhimbetka is famous for it's rock shelter which contain some of the finest prehistoric cave paintings in South Asia. Bhimbetka is located on the southern edge of the Vindhy hills. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
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Q. Consider the following statements:
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
Ans - C ( Both 1 and 2 )
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Q. The earliest evidence of domestication of animals has been provided by Adamagarh. It is located in which of the following states ?
Ans - A ( Madhya Pradesh )
The earliest evidence of domestication of animals has been found in Adamagarh in Hoshangabad district of Madhya Pradesh.
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