Monday, June 08, 2009

The Indus Valley Quiz

Yes, i am into creating quizzes these days. You can also attempt this quiz online and check your score here.

Please post your responses in the comments. Enjoy!

#1 Which of the following was not a city in the Indus Valley civilisation?

A. Mohenjodaro

B. Harappa

C. Tunis

D. Dholavira

E. Lothal

#2 The civilisation was literate - True/False?

#3 Mohenjodaro, in the local language, means "the mound of the living." - True/False?

#4 Harappa was a port city with international trade. - True/False?

#5 Which of the following is not a remarkable feature of the civilisation?

A. International trade

B. Planned cities with drainage and water supply

C. Literacy

D. Earliest known dock found in the world

E. Use of iron

#6 Which of the following is NOT a well known piece of art excavated from the towns of the civilisation?

A. Dancing Girl - Bronze

B. Priest King - Terracotta

C. Drunk Woman - Sandstone

#7 The houses of the civilisation used burnt bricks for construction, much like our times. - True/False?

#8 The Swastika can be found among the motifs in the Indus Valley script. - True/False?

#9 The use of wells in this civilisation is established.- True/False?

#10 Barley is among the known crops of the region.- True/False?


shilpa said...

Here is my attempt:
1. C
2. False
3. True
4. False
5. C
6. C
7. True
8. True
9. True
10. True

The Phosgene Kid said...

Don't know... Didn't they use clay tablets for writing?

Balvinder Singh said...

My score is NIL. Thanks for frying our 'bheja' from time to time.

How do we know said...

Hi Shilpa: Pls chk ur answers at the link on top of the post.. and do let me know if it looks good..:-)

Hi Phos: Yes they did..

Balvinder sir: aaj kal yahi kaam kar rahi hoon.. :-)