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03th December 2018: Daily MCQ for UPSC CSE Exam ( Answers)

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Daily MCQ for UPSC CSE Exam

03th December 2018

Q-Consider the following pairs:

  Neolithic Age Sites                       State
1.    Mehrgarh                      :  Balochistan
2.    Koldihwa                       :  Madhya Pradesh
3.    Burzahom                     :  Jammu and Kashmir
4.    Hallur                           :  Karnataka

Which of the above pairs are correctly matched?
(c) 1 and 2 only
(d) 1,2 and 3 only
(c) 1, 2, 3 and 4
(d) 1, 3 and 4 only

MCQ Source – OLD NCERT Desire IAS short Notes Booklet Chapter-8 : The Neolithic Age: First Food Producers and Animal Keepers 

Ans-D

 

 

Q-Consider the following pairs:

     Paleolithic Age Site                               State
1.    Bhimbetka                        :  Madhya Pradesh
2.    Hunsgi                             :  Karnataka
3.    Daojali  Hading                 :  Arunachal Pradesh
4.    Chirand                            :  Uttar Pradesh

Which of the above pairs are correctly matched?

(a)1 and 2
(b)2 and 3
(c)3 and 4
(d)2 and 4

MCQ Source – OLD NCERT Desire IAS short Notes Booklet Chapter-7 : Human Evolution: The Old Stone Age -Short Notes

Ans-A

 

Q-Choose the false statement among the following statements:

(a) Jadeite, a stone that may have been brought from China were found in Daojali Hading.
(b) Domestication was a gradual process that took place in many parts of the world. It began about 12,000 years ago.
(c) Mehrgarh site is near the Bolan Pass which is one of the most important routes into Iran. Mehrgarh was probably one of the places where women and men learnt to grow barley and wheat.
(d) One of the most famous Neolithic sites, Catal Huyuk, was found in Afghanistan.

MCQ Source – OLD NCERT Desire IAS short Notes Booklet Chapter-7 : Human Evolution: The Old Stone Age -Short Notes

Ans-D

 

Q-With reference to the Indus valley civilization (Harappan), Consider the following statements:

1. Cities were usually divided into two or more parts. The part to the East was smaller but higher. Archaeologists describe this as the citadel. The part to the west was larger but lower. This is called the lower town.

2. In some cities, special buildings were constructed on the citadel. For example, in Mohenjodaro, a very special tank, which archaeologists call the Great Bath, was built in this area.

3. Cities such as Kalibangan and Lothal had fire altars, where sacrifices may have been performed. And some cities like Mohenjodaro, Harappa, and Lothal had elaborate store houses.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 and 2 only
(b) 2 and 3 only
(c) 1, 2 and 3
(d) 1 and 3 only

MCQ Source – OLD NCERT Desire IAS short Notes Booklet Chapter-10 : Harappan Culture: Bronze Age Urbanization in the Indus Valley

Ans-B

 

 

Q-Consider the following pairs with respect to Harappan civilization:

            Stone/Metals                               Usage
1.    Carnelian(red stone)               :   beads
2.    Chert                                         :  weights
3.    Copper and Bronze                  :  tools, weapons, ornaments and vessel
4.    Gold and Silver                        :  ornaments and vessel

Which of the above pairs are correctly matched?
(a) 1 and 2
(b) 2 and 3
(c) 1, 2 and 3 only
(d) 1, 2, 3 and 4

MCQ Source – OLD NCERT Desire IAS short Notes Booklet Chapter-10 : Harappan Culture: Bronze Age Urbanization in the Indus Valley

Ans-D

 

Q-Choose the false statement among the following statements:

(a) Dholavira was located on Khadir Beyt in the delta of Krishna river. Unlike some of the other Harappan cities, Dholavira was divided into three parts, and each part was surrounded with massive stone walls, with entrances through gateways.

(b) Lothal stood beside a tributary of the sabarmati, in Gujarat, close to the Gulf of Khambat. It was situated near areas where raw materials such as semi-precious stones were easily available.

(c) A stone statue of an important man found from Mohenjodaro shows him wearing an embroidered garment.

(d) The Harappans also made seals out of stone. These are generally rectangular and usually have an animal carved on them.

MCQ Source – OLD NCERT Desire IAS short Notes Booklet Chapter-10 : Harappan Culture: Bronze Age Urbanization in the Indus Valley

Ans-A