Indus Valley Civilization - Arts and Culture

Indus Valley/ Harappan Civilization - Kerala Administrative Service (KAS) Online Coaching Class Study Materials Questions

The Chalcolithic Age was a transition period from the Stone Age to the Metal Age. In addition to the stone tools, the people of this period made Copper tools as well.

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1. The term ‘Chalcolithic period’ represents the transition from:
 A) Stone age to Bronze age
 B) Bronze age to Iron age
 C) Stone age to Iron age
 D) Iron age to Bronze age

 2. Which of the following statements are correct with regard to Chalcolithic period?
 i) People used stone tools
 ii) People used stone tools and copper tools.
 iii) It marked the introduction of Iron tools.
 iv) Technology to abstract and shape copper was developed.

 A) I and ii B) ii only C) ii,iii and iv D) ii and iv

3. Identify the incorrect statement regarding Chalcolithic age 

i) Huts were built using mid bricks. ii) They used tools made of Iron. iii) Cultivated wheat and barley. iv) Urban settlement started during this period. A) I B) ii C) iii D) iv

4. Indus valley civilization thrived during which of the following historic age?
A) Stone age
B) Bronze age
C)Copper age

D)Iron age

5. Which of the following is correctly matched?
Indus valley sites States
i. Lothal - Gujrat
ii. Dholavira - Maharashtra
iii. Ropar - Punjab
iv. Kalibangan - Rajasthan
A) All of the above B) I,ii and iii C) i,iii and iv D) i and iv only

6. Famous site of Indus valley civilization, Great Bath was excavated from which of the following places?
A) Kalibangan
B) Mohanjodaro
C) Ropar
D) Dholavira

7. The name of which of the following Indus valley sites means – Mount of the dead? A) Lothal B) Ropar C) Mohanjodaro D) Dholavira

8. Which of the represents the features of urban planning in Harappan era?
i) Well defined sewage system’
ii) Houses were built of burnt bricks
iii) Concept of two storey building
iv) Graneries to store food grains
A) i and ii B) iii and iv  C) All of the above  D) None


1. A
2. D
3. B
4. B
5. C
6. B
7. C
8. C



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Kerala Administrative Service (KAS) Online Class Study Notes Tests | KAS Insights: Indus Valley Civilization - Arts and Culture
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Indus Valley/ Harappan Civilization - Kerala Administrative Service (KAS) Online Coaching Class Study Materials Questions
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