What Do You Know About Indus Valley Civilization?

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The Indus Valley Civilization was an ancient civilization located in what is Pakistan and northwest India today. The archaeological evidence proved the existence of a highly developed city of the ancient time. Please read each question carefully and choose the best possible answer There is a 10-minute time limit. So, let's try out the quiz. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When did people start moving into the Indus Valley?
    • A. 

      1500 BC

    • B. 

      1241 AD

    • C. 

      240 BC

    • D. 

      1000 BC

  • 2. 
    What was the name of the group that first moved into the Indus Valley from Central Asia?
    • A. 

      Aztecs

    • B. 

      Incas

    • C. 

      Aryans

    • D. 

      Chinese

  • 3. 
    What term means the movement of a person or group from one place to another?
    • A. 

      Migration

    • B. 

      Cultural diffusion

    • C. 

      Religion

    • D. 

      Culture

  • 4. 
    What was the name of the language the Aryans brought with them?
    • A. 

      Hieroglyphics

    • B. 

      Cuneiform

    • C. 

      Aglo-Saxon

    • D. 

      Sanskrit

  • 5. 
    Which of the following was not a city in the Indus Valley civilisation?
    • A. 

      Mohenjodaro

    • B. 

      Harappa

    • C. 

      Tunis 

    • D. 

      Dholavira 

    • E. 

      Lothal 

  • 6. 
    Mohenjodaro, in the local language, means "the mound of the living."
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False 

  • 7. 
    Harappa was a port city with international trade.?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    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

    • D. 

      None of the above 

  • 9. 
    The Swastika can be found among the motifs in the Indus Valley script.
    • A. 

      True 

    • B. 

      False 

  • 10. 
    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