*Ancient History* one liner Que [Indus Valley Civilization]

30 most important question from Indus Valley Civilization and culture. This is very important for UPPCS, BPSC state admission preliminary exams. Most important question on indus Valley Civilization taken from previously asked question in union and state public service commissions. This is important for all exam like SSC CGL, CPO, railway.



One liner History Question [Indus Valley Civilization]

Human society is unique because= culture



Indus Civilization= Early historical age.



Indus valley civilization was none Aryan because= urban civilization



Important reason to keep Indus Valley Civilization before Aryan civilization= Potteries



Source of knowledge about inhabitants of Indus valley civilization = Utensils, jewellery, weapons, tools



Earliest evidence of silver in India= Harappan culture


Red colour= used in Harappan pottery    -


Beginning of Idol worshipPre Aryan



CowNot represented on seals & Terracotta art of Harappan culture.

>>Elephants, rhinoceros, tiger, deer, sheep= depicted on seals & Terracotta art.



10).
▪Lothal= Dockyard
▪Kali bangan= ploughed field

▪Dholavira  = an inscription comprising 10 large sized signs of Harappan script.

▪Banawali= terracotta replica of a plough




plughed field= KaliBangan




▪Harappa= Ravi river

▪nagarjunakonda= krishna river




14.
Kalibangan=  Ghaggar river
▪Lothal= bhogwa river

*▪Ropar= Satluj river


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Great bath= Mohen jodaro



▪Alamgirpur= Uttar Pradesh

Kali bangan= Rajasthan (hanumangarh district)

▪Ropar= Punjab



Banawali= Haryana

▪Dimabad= maharashtra

▪Rakhi garhi- haryana( hisar district)




Largest site of Harappa in India= Rakhigarhi (haryana)

>>Rakhigarhi in Haryana= 2nd largest site (after Mohenjodaro) in indus Valley Civilization.

>> Dholavira= 2nd largest site of harappa Civilization.


Mohenjodaro >Rakhigarhi> Dholavira






Indus valley people worshipped= Shiva (or Rudra)



Harappa=   Dayaram Sahani

Lothal= S R Rao


Surkotada= JP Joshi

Dholavira- RS Bisht JP Joshi



Banawali= RS Bisht




evidence of Rock cut architectureDholavira


Kalibangan= valley of Ghaggar. 





On bank of river Nile= Egyptian civilization

▪ Nile river is also known as lifeline of Egypt




Remains of LionNot discovered in Indus valley civilization.

▪Evidence of cow + elephant have been found. 

>some dispute regarding horse, latest excavation has revealed evidence of horse.





Bull sealMohenjo Daro





Horse = NOT depicted on Harappan seal.

>Horse = known to people of harappan civilization but no evidence where found on seals.


▪Animals found on seals were-
>One horned bull (most common),
>Buffalo + Goat,
>elephant, rhinoceros, tiger, deer, sheep




Cotton was first cultivated= India =excavation of Mohenjo Daro.

>India= 3000 BC 
>Egypt= 2500 BC.



Harappan site sonauli.=Human burials


Dholavira= divided into 3 parts.




Sumerian= develop art of writing in a proper system.

Cuneiform tripped up sumeria= earliest system of writing.





Tags: History GK Question, Indus Valley Civilization, UPPCS

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