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- Who discovered the Mohenjodaro or Mound of the dead in 1922 ?
5.None of theseAnswer – 3.RD Baerjee
Indian agriculture began by 9000 BCE as a result of early cultivation of plants, and domestication of crops and animals. Settled life soon followed with implements and techniques being developed for agriculture. Double monsoons led to two harvests being reaped in one year.
- …………………. was the backbone of civilization
2.Art & Craft
5.None of theseAnswer – 1.Agriculture
Indian agriculture began by 9000 BCE as a result of early cultivation of plants, and domestication of crops and animals.Settled life soon followed with implements and techniques being developed for agriculture. Double monsoons led to two harvests being reaped in one year.
- Harappa city is also known as ………………………..
3.Mound of the Dead
4.Lancashire of India
5.None of theseAnswer – 2.Gateway city
Harappa is an archaeological site in Punjab, Pakistan, about 24 km west of Sahiwal. The site takes its name from a modern village located near the former course of the Ravi River.
- ……………… metal was first used by the Indus people
5.None of theseAnswer – 3.Silver
The Indus people knew the use of several metals. They prepared many things of day-to-day use from those metals.Silver, copper, tin, bronze, gold and lead were of common use. It is to be noted however that no iron has been discovered from the ruins of Mahenjo-daro and Harappa.
- ……………………….. river is the deity river in the Rigveda
5.None of theseAnswer – 4.The Saraswati
The Rigveda is an ancient Indian collection of Vedic Sanskrit hymns. It is one of the four canonical sacred texts of Hinduism known as the Vedas. The text is a collection of 1,028 hymns and 10,600 verses, organized into ten books (Mandalas).The hymns are dedicated to Rigvedic deities.The Rigveda begins with a small book addressed to deity Agni, Indra and other gods.
- Mahabharata was written by ………….
5.None of theseAnswer – 3.Ved Viyas
The Mahabharata is one of the two major Sanskrit epics of ancient India, the other being the Ramayana. Mahabharata written by Ved Vyas.
- Who was the first conqueror penetrated well into India and destroy the city of Capisa ?
5.None of theseAnswer – 2.Cyrus
Cyrus of Persia was the first conqueror penetrated well into India and destroy the city of Capisa.Cyrus conquered the Median Empire and Lydia, becoming Persian king by 546BC. Seven years later, Cyrus defeated the Babylonians and liberated the Jews and by the time of his death in 530BC he was the ruler of the largest kingdom the world had ever seen.
- Alexander, the king of ………………. conquered Kabul in 328BC
5.None of theseAnswer – 4.Macedonia
Alexander launched a campaign into the northwestern Indian subcontinent. The Battle of the Jhelum river against King Parurava in Punjab is considered by many historians, Peter Connolly being one of them, as the most costly battle that the armies of Alexander fought.
- LordMahavirawas born in the royal family of Bihar in 599 B.C. His father’s name was King ………………….. and mother’s name was Queen Trishala.
5.None of theseAnswer – 1. Siddhartha
Father –Siddhartha, Mother -Trishala
Mahavira, also known as Vardhamana, was the twenty-fourth and last tirthankara. In Jainism, a tirthankara an omniscient teacher who preaches the dharma and builds a ford across the ocean of rebirth and transmigration.
- ………………………Empire period is called the Golden Age of India
5.None of theseAnswer – 3.Gupta Empire
The Gupta Empire was an ancient Indian empire founded by Maharaja Sri Gupta, which existed at its zenith from approximately 240 to 550 CE and covered much of the Indian Subcontinent.The peace and prosperity created under the leadership of the Guptas enabled the pursuit of scientific and artistic endeavours.This period is called the Golden Age of India