The Indus Valley Civilization - MCQs with Answers - Part I1. Which among the following is a place in Larkana district of Sind province in Pakistan?
d) Rangapur View Answer / Hide Answer
2. Which among the following is a place in Montgomery district of Punjab province in Pakistan?
ANSWER: c) Mohenjo-Daro
Mohenjo-Daro means 'The Mound of the Dead' in the local Sindhi language. It was one of the largest settlements of the ancient Indus Valley Civilization.
d) Mohenjo-DaroView Answer / Hide Answer
3. Where did the Archaeological Department of India carry out excavations in the Indus Valley?
ANSWER: a) Harappa
The Indus Valley Civilization is also known as Harappan Civilization.
a) Kalibangan and Lothal
b) Harappa and Rangapur
c) Mohenjo-Daro and Alamgirpur
d) Harappa and Mohenjo-DaroView Answer / Hide Answer
4. What led to the end of Indus Valley Civilization?
ANSWER: d) Harappa and Mohenjo-Daro
The ruins of two old cities, viz., Mohenjo-Daro and Harappa were unearthed by the Archaeological Department of India. The ruins of buildings and other things like household articles, implements, weapons of war, gold and silver ornaments, seals, toys, pottery wares, etc., show that these were magnificent merchant cities.
a) Invasion of Aryans
b) Recurrent Floods
d) All the above View Answer / Hide Answer
5. What were the residential houses of Indus people made of?
ANSWER: d) All the above
Harappan culture came to end by 1500 BC. The invasion of the Aryans, the recurrent floods and other natural causes like earthquakes, etc. are the various causes to the decay of Indus Valley Civilization.
d) Baked bricksView Answer / Hide Answer
6. Who was the main female God worshipped by Indus people?
ANSWER: d) Baked bricks
Residential houses were built on both sides of the roads and had two or more storeys.
d) Mother GoddessView Answer / Hide Answer
7. Who was the main male God worshipped by Indus people?
ANSWER: d) Mother Goddess
The Indus Valley people are believed to have been worshippers of Mother Goddess.
d) Lord ShivaView Answer / Hide Answer
8. Which among the following was worshipped by the Indus people?
ANSWER: d) Lord Shiva
The Indus Valley people are believed to have been worshippers of Lord Shiva.
d) All the aboveView Answer / Hide Answer
ANSWER: d) All the above
They believed in some kind of a tree of life, which is depicted in the seals as a Pipal or Acasia tree, defended by a guardian spirit against an evil force symbolized as a tiger. In seals, the guardian spirit is depicted variously as a bull, a snake, a goat, a mythical creature or animal. They worshipped fertility symbols such as round stones and pierced stones, a practice that probably preceded the worship of Siva and Parvathi in the form Sivalinga.