[ Best ] Prehistoric India MCQs

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Prehistoric India MCQs

Multiple Choice Questions and Answers with explanation on Prehistoric India for SSC, PCS, UPSC, IAS,NEET, CBSE /UGC NET, Class IX, X, XI and XII Students. You Can read our story notes on prehistoric India.

Prehistoric India MCQs

  1. The Stone Age people had the first domestic :
    [A] asses
    [B] dogs
    [C] horses
    [D] sheep
  2. The earliest evidence of silver in India is found in the :
    [A] Harappan Culture
    [B] Chalcolithic cultures of Western India
    [C] Vedic texts
    [D] Silver punch-marked coins
  3. Nomad man started settling in :
    [A] Palaeolithic Age
    [B] Mesolithic Age
    [C] Neolithic Age
    [D] None of the above
  4. Man passed from the food gathering stage to the food producing stage in the :
    [A] Palaeolithic Age
    [B] Mesolithic Age
    [C] Neolithic Age
    [D] Chalcolithic Age
  5. The greatest invention of the man in Palaeolithic Age was :
    [A] fire
    [B] potter’s wheel
    [C] metal implements
    [D] spinning of cloth
  6. Who among the following is known as father of Indian Pre-History?
    [A] Robert Bruce Foot
    [B] Sir William Jones
    [C] E.J.H Mackey
    [D] Sir John Marshall
  7. Which among the following was the main occupation of Palaeolithic (Old stone) people?
    [A] Agriculture
    [B] Farming
    [C] Hunting
    [D] Fishing
  8. At which of the following sites, all the Palaeolithic, Mesolithic and Neolithic sites have been found in sequence.
    [A] Sarai Nahar Rai
    [B] Kurnool Valley
    [C] Belan Valley
    [D] Ahar
  9. The Gufkral chalcolithic site is located in which state?
    [A] Rajasthan
    [B] Jammu & Kashmir
    [C] Karnataka
    [D] Uttarakhand
  10. What is the number of prehistoric rock shelters in Bhimbetka?
    [A] 221
    [B] 243
    [C] 268
    [D] 289

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