100 Most Important Q&A for TGT & PGT History
1-Most accepted chronology of Harappan civilization
2500 BC – 1750 BC
2- Contemporary Civilizations of Indus Valley Civilization
Egyptian Civilization, Mesopotamian Civilization and Chinese Civilization
3- How far was the area of the Indus Valley Civilization –
Balochistan, Sindh, Kashmir, Punjab, Maharashtra, Haryana, Gujarat, Rajasthan and Bihar.
4- The site of Harappa from where the remains of the horse have been found –
5 – In which state is Kalibangan —
6 – The seals obtained from the Harappan civilization are made of which material –
7- Harappan civilization is related to which era –
8- The main occupation of the people of Indus Valley Civilization was —
9- The life of the people of Harappan civilization was –
10- What were the types of houses of the Indus civilization —
made of bricks
11- The Harappans were the leaders in the production of which item?
12- Who was the archaeologist who discovered the Harappan civilization?
13- Famous port site of Indus Civilization –
14- The site of the Indus Valley from where the items of measurement have been found –
15- Harappan society was divided into how many classes –
Scholars, Warriors, Traders and Farmers
16- Most popular name of Indus Civilization
17- What is the year of discovery of Harappan civilization —-
18- The prevailing deity of the Harappan civilization —
19- On which method was the Harappan civilizational society prevalent –
20- The site of the Indus civilization which has been called ‘Oasis/Garden of Sindh
100 Most Important Q&A for TGT & PGT History
21- How is the entire area of Harappan civilization wide–
22- From which Harappan site the evidence of plowed field has been found —
23- From which Harappan site ornate bricks have been found –
24- Where is Mohenjodaro located?
25- Where is a wonderful great bath of the Indus civilization found—
26- Comparative picture of which deity has been found on the seals found in the Indus Civilization —
27- Major Harappan site of Gujarat
28- By which local name was Mohenjodaro known?
mound of the dead
29- The popular name of the Harappan civilization —
Indus Valley Civilization
30- Which animal has been marked the most on the seals received from the Indus Valley—
31- For which feature is the Indus civilization famous for–
for town planning
32- Famous sites of Indus civilization in India –
Lothal, Dholavier, Kalibangan, Manda, Daimabad, Banabali, Rakhigarhi, Ropar, Alamgirpur, Chirand etc.
33- The most complete site discovered in India was
Harappa (now in Pakistan)
34- The oldest evidence of the use of silver in India –
Harappan culture is derived from
35- The people of Indus civilization were unfamiliar with which metal?
36- Manda was situated on the bank of which river?
37- Ropar in Punjab was situated on the banks of which river—
38- Harappan’s advanced water conservation system is revealed –
39- Which color has been used on the earthenware obtained from Harappa —
40- Indus civilization has been related to which period-
41- From which site of the Indus civilization have the goals of wells in homes been achieved?
42- Indian archaeologists who contributed to the discovery of the Indus civilization
Dayaram Sahni and Rakhaldas Banerjee.
43- Contemporary sites of Harappa where a different civilization developed —
44- Harappa and Mohenjodaro were excavated under whose direction –
Sir John Marshall
45- The trade relations between Mesopotamia and the Indus civilization is known from the marking on the seals of which animal figure?
46- The highest religious belief of the Indus civilization was-
47- Biggest construction or building of Mohenjodaro —
48- According to which type of city layout plan the cities of Harappan were built –
by grid method
49- Which animals are marked on the seals received from Mohenjodaro?
Elephant, Unicorn, Tiger and Bull
50- From which Harappan site the practice of couple burial is known–
51- Indus was the first area of Harappan cotton production which the Greeks were called —
52- “A chariot of copper” has been found from which Harappan site—
53 – From where did the Harappans bring the building materials –
From ‘Badkhansha’ of Hindukush region
54- Harappan sites located in Afghanistan
Mundigak and Suratogoi
55- The port (dock) cities of the Indus civilization were —
Lothal, Sutkagendor, Allhadin, Balakot and Kuntasi
56- Which animals are marked on the seal of Pashupati Shiva obtained from Mohenjodaro —
Elephant, Tiger, Rhinoceros, Buffalo and Deer
57 – From which place has the statue of a woman made of bronze with a dance posture been found—
58- From which place the stone idol of the priest has been found –
59- A brick has been found from the Indus Valley, on which there is a footprint of a cat chasing it, which is the place?
60- From which Harappan site such a jar has been found on which a bird is sitting on a tree with a fish in its beak and the fox is sitting below it, possibly it is similar to the story of the fox of Panchatantra —
61- Where were the most Harappan sites discovered in India after independence–
62- Major food crops of the Harappan people
Barley, Pulses and Wheat
* Evidence of which metals has been found from Harappa?
copper, gold and silver
63- Under whose direction the excavation of Chanhudar was done —
J. H. McKay
64 – Which word has been used for the Indus Valley in the evidence of Mesopotamia?
65-Father of History-
66- What is the written evidence of events related to human life called —
67- Which period is called ‘prehistoric’ period —
The period of which no written evidence is found.
68- In which era was the invention of fire –
At the end of the Paleolithic Age.
68- On what did the life of human beings depend on the Palaeolithic period –
on the hunt.
69 – In which period the wheel was invented —
In the Neolithic period.
70- To which countries does the Harappan culture extend?
Pakistan, India and Afghanistan.
71- Period of Indus Civilization
72- Major Crop of Indus Civilization
‘Barley and Wheat’
73- Where is Mohenjodaro at present –
Sindh – Pakistan
74- The first metal used by the Harappans –
75- Which metal was used the most in Harappa —
76- The people of Harappa were fond of which sport –
77- Garden of Sindh
78- Number of cities of Indus Valley Civilization –
79- Number of major capitals of Indus Valley —
80- The people of Harappan civilization were —
81- Harappan coins are made from-
82- Width of roads received from Mohenjodaro –
83- Rakhigarhi is in which state —-
84- Largest site of Indus Civilization —
85- Sacred animal of Harappan civilization —
humpback bull and horned animal
86- Meaning of Kalibanga
87- From which place the lipsticks have been found?
88- On which river bank was Harappa settled?
89- Biggest building of Mohenjodaro
90- The script of the Indus civilization –
91- Harappan mound was first mentioned in –
92- Year of Mohenjodaro excavation
93- Where did the scales come from in the Indus Civilization?
94- Area of Harappan Civilization
13 lakh square kilometer
95- From which site a plow made of clay has been found-
96- Where was the bead-making factory?
97- shell – Industry related sites –
98- The marking of which animals is not found on the Harappan seals –
Camel and Horse.
99- From where has the evidence of paddy cultivation been found?
From Lothal and Rangpur and Hulas.
100- How many letters are there in Indus script –