Match the following: Column-I (Archeologists) Column-II (Contribution) (A) S.N. Roy (i) The Mythical Massacreat Mohenjodaro (B) G.F. Dales - History

Match the Columns

Match the following:

(A) S.N. Roy (i) The Mythical Massacre
at Mohenjodaro
(B) G.F. Dales (ii) Ancient India
(C) R.E.M. Wheeler (ii) The Story of Indian
(D) John Marshall (iii) Mohenjodaro and
the Indus


  • A - iii, B - i, C - ii, D - iv

  • A - ii, B - iv, C - i, D - ii

  • A - i, B - ii, C - iii, D - iv

  • A - i, B - ii, C - iv, D - iii



A - iii, B - i, C - ii, D - iv


The Story of the Indian Archaeology is a book written by S.N. Roy. G.F. Dales wrote The Mythical Massacre at Mohenjodaro. The author of Ancient India is R.E.M. Wheeler. The Indus and Mohenjo-daro were written by John Marshall.

Concept: Discovering the Harappan Civilisation
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2022-2023 (March) Delhi Set 1


Answer in 100-150 words

Look at following figure  and describe what you see. How is the body placed? What are the objects placed near it? Are there any artefacts on the body? Do these indicate the sex of the skeleton?

Where were large granaries found?

The first Director-General of A.S.I. (Archaeological Survey of India) was ______.

Who among the following was the author of book ‘The Story of Indian Archaeology’?

Which one among the following religious practices was seemed to be unfamiliar and unusual with the Harrapan culture?

Consider the following statement(s):

  1. the Harappan civilisation was the development of urban centres.
  2. the most distinctive features of Harappan cities were the carefully planned drainage system.
  3. Harrapan roads and streets were laid out along an approximate “grid” pattern.

Which of the above statement (s) is/are correct about Harappa Civilisation?

Match the following.

Archeologist Role/Contributions
(a) Alexander Cunningham (i) Discovered seals at Harappa
(b) Daya Ram SahiI (ii) First Director General of ASI
(c) John Marshall (iii) Brought a military precision in archaeology
(d) R E M Wheeler (iv) Announced the discovery of a new civilization

Which one of the following pairs is correctly matched?

Who is known as the father of Archaeology?

Who was the first Director General of the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI)?

Harappa was discovered by ______.

Consider the following statements regarding Harappan Civilisation.

  1. The Harappans ate plants and animal products.
  2. Evidence of a ploughed field was found at Banawali.
  3. Chanhudaro is a small town which was famous for crafts production.
  4. Bones of deer and gharial are also found.

Which of the above statements are correct?

Which of the following statement(s) related to the drainge system of Harappan Civilisation are true?

Arrange the following events in correct chronological sequence from the earliest to the latest.

  1. REM Wheeler recognised that it was necessary to follow the stratigraphy of the mound.
  2. Daya Ram Sahni discovered seals at Harappa.
  3. Harappan artefacts reached Alexander Cunningham but he failed to understand their significance.
  4. Rakhal Das Banerji found seals at Mohenjodaro.

Match the following.

List I  List II
A. Sir Alexander  1. Brought military precision to Cunningham
the field of Archaeology
B. Dayram  2. First Director-General of Shahni
Archaeological Survey of India
C. R.E.M Wheeler  3. Excavated Harappa
 D. John Marshall  4. First professional archaeologist to work in India

Which of the following were found Harappa?

In which of the following sites was found a jar depicting scene from the story 'cunning fox' from Panchatantra?

Describe the contributions of various archaeologists from 1875 till 1950 in discovering the Harappan civilization. 


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