[ 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. In Stone Age, the Microliths were most commonly found in which of the following ages?
    [A] Palaeolithic
    [B] Mesolithic
    [C] Neolithic
    [D] Chalcolithic
  2. A man whose body laid covered with snow and ice for thousands of years. He lived in 3000 B.C. or 5,000 years ago.
    [A] Iceman of the Alps
    [B] Nomad
    [C] Archaeologist
    [D] None of these
  3. A person who has no single, settled home
    [A] Iceman of the Alps
    [B] Nomad
    [C] Archaeologist
    [D] None of these
  4. During the New Stone Age, what did farming settlements need in order to develop into cities?
    [A] a deposit of minerals
    [B] metal tools
    [C] a dependable source of water
    [D] different kinds of cloth
  5. During the period of prehistory, people developed the ability to
    [A] farm the land
    [B] trade
    [C] use fire
    [D] gather plants and seeds
  6. Having a dependable source of water enabled some farming settlements
    [A] to manufacture cloth
    [B] to look for minerals
    [C] to build defence systems
    [D] to develop into cities
  7. How did farming change the way early people lived?
    [A] They stopped eating meat
    [B] They settled in one place
    [C] They built schools
    [D] They moved from place to place
  8. In the New Stone Age, for the first time, people began to
    [A] gather plants and seeds
    [B] farm the land
    [C] search for new lands
    [D] trade with other countries
  9. In the words prehistoric and prehistory, the word part ‘pre’ means
    [A] toward
    [B] after
    [C] during
    [D] before
  10. Period of time in the past before writing was invented
    [A] History
    [B] Prehistory
    [C] Oral Tradition
    [D] None of these

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