Indian Archaeology Trivia Test!

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 546

SettingsSettingsSettings
Indian Archaeology Trivia Test! - Quiz

Archaeology is known as the study of the past by excavating and analyzing remains. The country of India is known to have gone through several processes where its Archaeological importance have been highlighted and its history. What do you know about the country’s Archaeology? Take our quiz to find out!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What century is Archaeology known to begin in India? 
    • A. 

      16th

    • B. 

      17th

    • C. 

      18th

    • D. 

      19th

  • 2. 
    Which of these bodies supervise Archaeology in India? 
    • A. 

      ASI

    • B. 

      ISA

    • C. 

      IAS

    • D. 

      IBA

  • 3. 
    Who majorly influenced Indian Archaeology? 
    • A. 

      Thomas Cook   

    • B. 

      Alexander Cunningham 

    • C. 

      James Hampshire  

    • D. 

      Richard Hammond 

  • 4. 
    Who was the first director of the Archaeological Survey of India? 
    • A. 

      Thomas Cook   

    • B. 

      Alexander Cunningham 

    • C. 

      James Hampshire  

    • D. 

      Richard Hammond 

  • 5. 
    Which of these influenced Archaeology in India? 
    • A. 

      Western Europe 

    • B. 

      South Africa  

    • C. 

      East Africa

    • D. 

      Egypt

  • 6. 
    What site did the first excavation begin? 
    • A. 

      Rahigarhi

    • B. 

      Lima

    • C. 

      Riyadh

    • D. 

      Janier

  • 7. 
    When did the first excavation begin? 
    • A. 

      1945

    • B. 

      1963

    • C. 

      1985

    • D. 

      1989

  • 8. 
    Who largely contributed to the first excavation? 
    • A. 

      ASI

    • B. 

      ISA

    • C. 

      IAS

    • D. 

      IBA

  • 9. 
    Which of these names contributed to India’s Archaeology? 
    • A. 

      Amarendra Nath 

    • B. 

      James Hampshire    

    • C. 

      Richard Hammond 

    • D. 

      David Baldacci 

  • 10. 
    Which of these is a famous Indian Archaeologist? 
    • A. 

      Dilip Kumar Chakrabarti    

    • B. 

      Khalid Samatata 

    • C. 

      Kishi Chekbro   

    • D. 

      Fiju Rin

Back to Top Back to top