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NCERT Quiz 12.09.2020

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Question 1

Consider the following statements about the origin of two of the words we often use for our country:

1) The word Bharata traced its origin to the Upanishad, which was used for a group of people who lived in the northwest part.

2) The word India traced its origin to the Indus river, called Sindhu in Sanskrit.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?   

Question 2

Consider the following statements:

1) Inscriptions were usually written on soft surfaces while manuscripts were usually written on relatively hard surfaces.

2) Inscriptions were easy to write than manuscripts.

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Question 3

Which of the following was/were the possible reason for the movement of hunter-gatherer from place to place:

1) Ripening seasons of fruits

2) Limited availability of food

3) Seasonality of water sources

4) Movement of animals

5) Trading activities

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Question 4

Which of the following is a Neolithic site:

1) Paiyampalli

2) Chirand

3) Daojali Hading

4) Koldihwa

5) Hallur

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Question 5

Which of the following is a Paleolithic site:

1) Kurnool caves

2) Hunsgi

3) Bhimbetka

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