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Question 1: Archaeologists have discovered a massive, dredged canal and what they regard as a docking facility at the coastal city of ________ in western India (Gujarat state).
Indus Valley CivilizationAhmedabadLothalIndus River

Question 2: As seen in Harappa, Mohenjo-daro and the recently partially excavated Rakhigarhi, this urban plan included the world's first known urban ________ systems.
Health care systemHuman nutritionSanitationSanitary sewer

Question 3: Following the Partition of India, the bulk of the archaeological finds were inherited by ________ where most of the IVC was based, and excavations from this time include those led by Sir Mortimer Wheeler in 1949, archaeological adviser to the Government of Pakistan.
PhilippinesMaldivesPakistanCyprus

Question 4: The weights and measures later used in Kautilya's ________ (4th century BCE) are the same as those used in Lothal.
Maurya EmpireTaxilaChanakyaArthashastra

Question 5: In 2001, archaeologists studying the remains of two men from ________, Pakistan, made the discovery that the people of the Indus Valley Civilisation, from the early Harappan periods, had knowledge of proto-dentistry.
6th millennium BCNeolithicMehrgarh5th millennium BC

Question 6: Judging from the dispersal of Indus civilisation artifacts, the trade networks, economically, integrated a huge area, including portions of ________, the coastal regions of Persia, northern and western India, and Mesopotamia.
Central Intelligence AgencyNATONon-Aligned MovementAfghanistan

Question 7: Outposts of the Indus Valley civilization were excavated as far west as Sutkagan Dor in Baluchistan, as far north as at Shortugai on the Amudarya or Oxus River in current ________.
Central Intelligence AgencyNon-Aligned MovementAfghanistanNATO

Question 8: Another town of this stage was found at ________ in India on the Hakra River.
Indus Valley CivilizationKalibanganRajasthanHanumangarh

Question 9: The earliest examples of the ________ date from around 3000 BCE.
Aramaic alphabetIndus scriptBrāhmī scriptIndus Valley Civilization

Question 10: The quality of municipal town planning suggests the knowledge of urban planning and efficient municipal governments which placed a high priority on ________, or, alternately, accessibility to the means of religious ritual.
Hand washingHygieneFood safetySanitation
















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