02 -Prehistoric India

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1).
Who among the following is known as father of Indian Pre-History?
2).
Which among the following was the main occupation of Palaeolithic (Old stone) people?
3).
At which of the following sites, all the Paleolithic, Mesolithic and Neolithic sites have been found in sequence?
4).
The Gufkral chalcolithic site is located in which state?
5).
What is the number of prehistoric rock shelters in Bhimbetka?
6).
Which among the following places in India where all the Paleolithic, Mesolithic and Neolithic sites are found?
7).
Which among the following age marks a very distinct growth in population of Human beings compared to other ages?
8).
In which state of India, the first Paleolithic site was discovered?
9).
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 ?
10).
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 ?
11).
At which of the following sites, largest variety of food grains in the Chalcolithic age has been found?
12).
Which among the following can best define the Neolithic Revolution ?
13).
Robert Bruce Foote, who discovered first Palaeolithic tools in India, was originally ___?
14).
Jorwe culture, a Chalcolithic culture, was first discovered in which of the following states of India?
15).
The Neolithic sites Kuchai and Golbai Sasan are located in which Indian state?
16).
Which among the following site has yielded the cultural remains from Neolithic to Harappan era?
17).
 Bhimbethka in Madhya Pradesh is an ancient Indian site where art prehistoric age are found preserved in rock-shelters. These arts belong to:
  1. Paleolithic age
  2. Mesolithic age
  3. Chalcolithic age
Choose the correct option:
18).
Which of the following places is known for painted rock shelters belonging to Paleolithic and Mesolithic ages ?
19).
In which of the following age human shifted from food gathering stage to food producing stage ?
20).
Giak & Kiari are located in which of the following ?
21).
Which of the following era / communities represent Jorwe culture?
22).
In which of the following modern area “Amri Culture” developed?
23).
Which of the following was most probably the first metal to be used in India?
24).
The Jorwe culture of ancient India has been named after site of the same name in which of the following states?
25).
Which of the following terms is not associated with a tool tradition of ancient India / World?
26).
In stone age, the Microliths were most commonly found in which of the following ages?
1. Who among the following is known as father of Indian Pre-History?
[A] Robert Bruce foot
[B] Sir William Jones
[C] E.J.H Mackey
[D] Sir John Marshall
2. Which among the following was the main occupation of Palaeolithic (Old stone) people?
[A] Agriculture
[B] Farming
[C] Hunting
[D] Fishing
3. At which of the following sites, all the Paleolithic, Mesolithic and Neolithic sites have been found in sequence?
[A] Sarai Nahar Rai
[B] Kurnool Valley
[C] Belan Valley
[D] Ahar
4. The Gufkral chalcolithic site is located in which state?
[A] Rajasthan
[B] Jammu & Kashmir
[C] Karnataka
[D] Uttarakhand
5. What is the number of prehistoric rock shelters in Bhimbetka?
[A] 221
[B] 243
[C] 268
[D] 289
6. Which among the following places in India where all the Paleolithic, Mesolithic and Neolithic sites are found?
[A] Bhimbetka
[B] Belan Valley
[C] Adamgarh
[D] Mirzapur
7. 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
8. In which state of India, the first Paleolithic site was discovered?
[A] Jammu & Kashmir
[B] Rajasthan
[C] Madhya Pradesh
[D] Karnataka
9. 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
10. 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
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