MCQ on Indian History- INDIAN PREHISTORY

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1) The Mesolithic age in India continued up to

  1. 2000 BC
  2. 4000 BC
  3. 6000 BC
  4. 8000 BC

2.)Polished Stone tools were used in the

  1. Palaeolithic age
  2. Mesolithic age
  3. Neolithic age
  4. Chalcolithic Age

3) Sharp and pointed tools were used for killing
fast-moving animals in the

a) Palaeolithic age
b) Mesolithic age
c) Neolithic age
d) Chalcolithic Age

4) Domestication of animals and cultivation of
plants started in the

a) Palaeolithic age
b) Mesolithic age
c) Neolithic age
d) Chalcolithic Age

5) The wheel was an important discovery of

a) Palaeolithic age
b) Mesolithic age
c) Neolithic age
d) Chalcolithic Age

6) The Palaeolithic Age was also called the

a) old stone age
b) copper age
c) iron age
d) silver age

7) The _________________ age also known as the
late Stone Age.

a) Palaeolithic age
b) Mesolithic age
c) Neolithic age
d) Chalcolithic Age

8) It is the intermediate or transitional stage
between the Palaeolithic and Neolithic age.

a) Palaeolithic age
b) Mesolithic age
c) Neolithic age
d) Chalcolithic Age

9) The tools of the __________are called
microliths.

a) Palaeolithic age
b) Mesolithic age
c) Neolithic age
d) Chalcolithic Age

10) Stone-copper age covered
the period from

a) 4000 BC to 3000 BC
b) 8000 BC to 4000 BC
c) 2300 BC to 1500 BC
d) 1800 BC to 1200 BC

11) The technique of pot
making originated in the

a) early stone age
b) late stone age
c) copper age
d) iron age

12) Settled life based on food
production first began in the ___________ part of
india .

a) north eastern
b) south eastern
c) north western
d) south western

13) The primitive man learnt first to

a) make pottery
b) Grow plants
c) hunt animals
d) make fire

14) The earliest cereals grown by mankind
were?

a) Maize
b) Potato
c) Wheat and Barley
d) Rice

15) Iron Age spans between the period

a) 1000BC and 500 BC
b) 500 AD and 1000 BC
cl 1000 BC and 1500 BC
d) 500 BC and 1500 BC

16) The Painted Greyware culture is associated
with

a) paints
b) rocks
c) iron
d) wood

17) First discovery of rock paintings in the
world was made in India (1867-68) by

a) Flinders Petrie
b) Ehud Weiss
c) R.D. Banerjea
d) Archibold Carlleyle

18) Bhimbetka Caves was discovered in

a) 1952-53
b) 1954-55
c) 1957-58
d)1959-60

19) In the paintings of Upper Palaeolithic
Period ; Green
paintings are of

a) dances
b) hunters
c) temples
d) crops

20) In the paintings of Upper Palaeolithic
Period ; Red paintings are of

a) dances
b) hunters
c) temples
d) crops

21) “Eneolithic” age is also called as

a) Chalcolithic age
b) Palaeolithic age
c) Neolithic age
d) Mesolithic age

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19 Replies to “MCQ on Indian History- INDIAN PREHISTORY

      1. The Chalcolithic period or Copper Age in particular for eastern Europe often named Eneolithic or Æneolithic was a period in the development of human technology, before it was discovered that adding tin to copper formed the harder bronze, leading to the Bronze Age

      2. Q4 answer is given correct i.e, cultivation of plants and domestication in mesolithic age.. But Agriculture as it is started in neolithic age. Refer page no.54 of Ancient Indian History by R S Sharma

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