RBI ASSISTANT MAINS GENERAL KNOWLEDGE
MODEL PAPER – HARAPPA CIVILIZATION (Set 2)
BY: GAZAL BHATNAGAR, VIDHYARTHI DARPAN
Q.1 Which were the principal weapons used by hunters in the Indus Valley?
Q.2 Which animals did the inhabitants of the Indus valley use to drive carts?
Q.3 What ancient script had never been read or deciphered?
Ans: Indus Valley Script
Q.4 Which was the first city discovered in the Indus valley?
Ans: Harappa city in 1921
Q.5 How ancient is the civilization of the Indus valley?
Ans: 5000 Years old
Q.6 Who founded the Indus Valley civilization site of Harappa?
Ans: Daya Ram Sahini
Q.7 Which civilization is similar to the seals found at mohenjo daro?
Q.8 Why the culture of the Indus Valley was Non-Aryan?
Ans: Because it was urban civilization
Q.9 What site of the Indus Valley is situated in Montogomery (Punjab) in Pakistan?
Q.10 What was the harappan civilisation’s span of time?
Ans: 2500 BC-1700 BC
Q.11 What is Mohenjodaro’s other name?
Ans: Mound of the Dead
Q.12 Great Bath has been found at which location in the Indus Valley Civilization?
Q.13 What was Indus Valley people script?
Ans: Pictographic Script
Q.14 In which field the civilisation of the Indus Valley has specialized?
Ans: Town Planning and Great Bath
Q.15 What was the most widely recognized theme of the Indus Seals ?
Q.16 What god affirms the love of the natural connection between the old Indus Valley culture and present-day Hinduism?
Ans: Mother Goddess, Pashupati and Lord Indra
Q.17 What was the basic attribute of society in the Indus Valley?
Ans: Use of burnt bricks
Q.18 Which material did the well-known figure of a dancing girl found in Mohenjodaro’s excavation made up?
Q.19 What species were not introduced to the civilization of the Indus Valley?
Q.20 Which wasn’t a Harappan diety?
Ans: Lord Vishnu
Q.21 What shows the business and monetary improvement from the remaining parts unearthed in the Indus valley?
Q.22 Which creature was not depicted on the harappan culture seals and terracotta?
Q.23 Which was the earliest city discovered in India?
Q.24 What were the metals known to the civilisations of the Indus Valley?
Ans: Copper, bronze, silver and gold
Q.25 Who had commercial ties to the harpans?
Q.26 How harappan civilization ended?
Ans: With the possibility of floods, earthquakes or Aryan Invasion.
Q.27 What site of Indus civilisation proves a dockyard?
Q.28 Where have Horse bones remains been found at Indus Valley Site?
Q.29 Where at harappa was granary discovered?
Ans: Across the Ravi river.
Q.30 What was the Indus Valley civilization ‘port city’ ?