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100 Most Important Q&A for TGT & PGT History


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 –

bronze Age

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?

Dayaram Sahni

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

Harappan Civilization

17- What is the year of discovery of Harappan civilization —-

1921 AD

18- The prevailing deity of the Harappan civilization —

Pashupati Shiva

19- On which method was the Harappan civilizational society prevalent –

fair egalitarian

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?

Sindh (Pakistan)

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 —

‘Adha Shiva’ 

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?

from iron

36- Manda was situated on the bank of which river?


37- Ropar in Punjab was situated on the banks of which river—

Sutlej River 

38- Harappan’s advanced water conservation system is revealed –

in Dhaulabira

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 —

Rangpur (Saurashtra) 

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-

in mothership

47- Biggest construction or building of Mohenjodaro —

large bathroom

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—

from Mohenjodaro

58- From which place the stone idol of the priest has been found –

from Mohenjodaro

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

2500-1750 BC

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 –

10.5 m

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

black bangles

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 –

Charles Mason

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 –




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