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Ancient Indian History General Knowledge Questions

11.

Which among the following is the correct location of an ancient site Deh Morsai Ghundai?
[A]Northern Pakistan
[B]Eastern Persia
[C]Modern Turkey
[D]Afghanistan

Afghanistan

12.

At which among the following sites the where first evidence of cultivation of cotton has been found?
[A]Piklihal
[B]Hathonora
[C]Nal
[D]Ghaligai

Nal

13.

At which of the following sites, largest variety of food grains in the Chalcolithic age has been found?
[A]Navdatoli
[B]Gilund
[C]Adamgarh
[D]Banahali

Navdatoli

14.

Consider the following statements:
1. First human like appearance was in Australopithecus
2. First known Homo species is Homo heidelbergensis
Which among the above statements is / are correct ?
[A]1 only
[B]2 only
[C]both
[D]none

1 only
First known Homo species is Homo habilis

15.

Consider the following statements:
1. Both Ramapithecus & Shivapithecus have been considered the earliest ancestors of modern human beings
2. While Ramapithecus is a male fossil, Shivapithecus is a female fossil
Which among the above statements is / are correct ?
[A]1 only
[B]2 only
[C]Both
[D]None

2 only

16.

In which state of India, the first Paleolithic site was discovered?
[A]Jammu & Kashmir
[B]Rajasthan
[C]Madhya Pradesh
[D]Karnataka

Karnataka
The first evidence of the Stone Age culture in India surfaced in Karnataka as early as in 1842 when Dr. Primrose discovered polished stone knives and arrow heads at Lingsugur in Raichur district of Karnataka.

17.

Which among the following age marks a very distinct growth in population of Human beings compared to other ages?
[A]Lower paleolithic age
[B]Upper Paleolithic Age
[C]Mesolithic age
[D]Neolithic Age

Mesolithic age

18.

What is the number of prehistoric rock shelters in Bhimbetka?
[A]221
[B]243
[C]268
[D]289

243

19.

The earliest evidence of domestication of animals has been provided by Adamagarh. In which of the following states is located Adamgarh ?
[A]Rajasthan
[B]Madhya Pradesh
[C]Gujarat
[D]Maharastra

Madhya Pradesh

20.

The oldest evidence in human history for the drilling of teeth in a living person was found in which of the following cultures?
[A]Ahar banas
[B]Mehrgarh
[C]Sohn Valley
[D]Malwa

Mehrgarh

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