Webquest: Ancient Mohenjo-daro Harappa

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History Quizzes & Trivia

This webquest will guide you through ancient ruins excavated in Mohenjo-daro and Harappa. Tons of artifacts are being found still to this day so this stuff is the tip of the iceberg. Answer the questions and then feel free to browse around the site. Be sure to look at the section titles for guidance i. E. "Introduction:".


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Introduction:Describe the structure known as the "Great Bath of Mohenjo-daro".
  • 2. 
    Introduction: Under the section “Meluhha”, click the link “Charles Masson” and tell what he was best known for doing.
  • 3. 
    Introduction: 1.   Under the section “Meluhha”, click the link “Mohenjo-daro. Describe three pictures that stand out to you and why.
  • 4. 
    Indus Valley Geography: 1.   Under the section “Cultural Development”, click the link “Harappa” and tell about two pictures you selected and describe them.
  • 5. 
    Ancient Indus Site: 1.   Under the section “Harappa”, click on the “3-D renditions of Harappa”.  Tell about one picture; what it is and why did you pick it.
  • 6. 
    Ancient Indus Site: 1.   While in the section “3-D renditions of Harappa” click on “15” and tell what you think it is a movie of.
  • 7. 
    Ancient Indus Site: 1.   Under the section “Mohenjo-daro”, click on the link “Uniform buildings” and tell one interesting fact you got from the picture described.
  • 8. 
    Hariyupia and the Aryan Invasion of India: 1.   What is the oldest recorded history of the subcontinent?
  • 9. 
    Hariyupia and the Aryan Invasion of India:What is another name for Harappa?
  • 10. 
    Hariyupia and the Aryan Invasion of India: 1.   Why do archeologists think that the Aryans did not invade the region?
  • 11. 
    Hariyupia and the Aryan Invasion of India: 1.   If there was a battle in Harappa, where do archeologists think it took place?