Khasi people lived in the region since 1200 BCE: Researchers

Q.  Research of prehistoric megaliths and tools show Khasi tribe has lived in this state since ______ BCE.
- Published on 13 Jul 16

a. 1200
b. 1240
c. 1230
d. 1250

ANSWER: 1200
A new study of pre-historic megaliths and tools indicate that Meghalaya’s Khasi drive has been residing in the state since 1200 BCE.
  • The study was conducted on the megaliths and tools discovered in Meghalaya’s Ri-Bhoi district.
  • A megalith is a large stone that forms part of a prehistoric monument.
  • The excavation at Lummawbuh is the first one of a Neolithic site in Meghalaya.

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