Set 11: UGC Net History Online Mock Test

Set 11: UGC Net History Online Mock Test held in India: 25 multiple-question answers from the history topic of the UGC NET Exam are given below.

Set 11: UGC Net History Online Mock Test

Mock Test Set11
Question TypeMCQ
ExamUGC Net

First Part: UGC Net History Online Mock Test

1. Match list A with list B and choose the correct answer from the codes below.

List AList B
1. Rangpura. George Dales
2. Balakotb. R. H. Meadow
3. Suktagendorc. S. R. Rao
4. Harappad. Aurel Steine
  • (a) 1-a, 2-b, 3-c, 4-d
  • (b) 1-c, 2-a, 3-d, 4-b
  • (c) 1-b, 2-a, 3-d, 4-c
  • (d) 1-d, 2-c, 3-а, 4-b

Ans. (b) 1-c, 2-a, 3-d, 4-b

2. At which of the following places have bead-making workshops have not been found?

  • (a) Mohenjodaro
  • (b) Nagwade
  • (c) Ghazi Shah
  • (d) Suktagendor

Ans. (d) Suktagendor

3. The metal most widely used by the Indus Valley people was:

  • (a) Copper
  • (b) Bronze
  • (c) Gold and Silver
  • (d) Tin

Ans. (a) Copper

4. Match list A with list B and choose the correct answer from the codes below.

List AList B
1. Rahman Dheri(a) J. F. Jarrige
2. Shortugai(b) R. S. Bisht
3. Nausharo(c) H.P. Francfort
4. Dholavira(d) F. A. Durrani
  • (a) 1-d, 2-c, 3-a, 4-b
  • (b) 1-d, 2-c, 3-b, 4-a
  • (c) 1-d, 2-a, 3-b, 4-c
  • (d) 1-a, 2-c, 3-b, 4-d

Ans. (a) 1-d, 2-c, 3-a, 4-b

5. At which of the following Harappan sites has been found a vase depicting the folk tale The ‘Thirsty Crow’?

  • (a) Surkotada
  • (b) Lothal
  • (c) Dholavira
  • (d) Banawali

Ans. (b) Lothal

Second Part: UGC Net History Online Mock Test

6. The mature Harappan or Indus civilization appears to have lasted for around — centuries:

  • (a) Four
  • (b) Five
  • (c) Six
  • (d) Eight

Ans. (c) Six

7. Which of the following toilet and cosmetic objects were perhaps not known to Indus Valley people?

  • (a) Bronze mirrors
  • (b) Ivory combs
  • (c) Antimony rods
  • (d) Hair-dyes

Ans. (d) Hair-dyes

8. A combination of three copper instruments soldered together by their looped ends has been found at:

  • (a) Harappa
  • (b) Mohenjodaro
  • (c) Chanhudaro
  • (d) Lothal

Ans. (a) Harappa

9. Which of the following was not a feature of internal trade of the Harappans?

  • (a) Trade was multifaceted
  • (b) It was operated on intra-regional as well as inter-regional level
  • (c) It had a guild system coupled with nomadic trade
  • (d) Trade was based on the monetary exchange system

Ans. (d) Trade was based on monetary exchange system

10. Which of these sites has not shown a clear progression from Early Harappan to Mature Harappan via an intermediate phase?

  • (a) Nausharo
  • (b) Amri
  • (c) Kot Diji
  • (d) Lothal

Ans. (d) Lothal

Third Part: UGC Net History Online Mock Test

11. Which of the following features is not related to the respective Harappan sites?

  • (a) Lothal-traces of a dock and ship on a seal
  • (b) Kalibangan-evidence of plowing the fields
  • (c) Surkotada-alleged discovery of the skeleton of a horse
  • (d) Harappa-evidence of fire altars

Ans. (d) Harappa-evidence of fire altars

12. Which of the following is not one of the proofs of maritime activities of the Indus Valley people?

  • (a) The discovery of a dockyard at Lothal
  • (b) The drawing of a ship on a seal
  • (c) Discovery of a large number of articles which were not produced or found in the Indus culture area
  • (d) Commercial links of the Harappans with the West Asian countries

Ans. (c) Discovery of a large number of articles which were not produced or found in the Indus culture area

13. Terracotta seated figures of women making dough have not been found at which of these sites?

  • (a) Harappa
  • (b) Surkotada
  • (c) Mohenjodaro
  • (d) Chanhudaro

Ans. (b) Surkotada

14. Which of the religious beliefs of the Harappan people does not continue till this day?

  • (a) Worship of Pashupati
  • (b) Pipal worship
  • (c) Fire worship
  • (d) Worship of unicorn

Ans. (d) Worship of unicorn

15. In which of the following respects is there considerable variation in the Harappan civilization?

  • (a) Town planning
  • (b) Brick sizes
  • (c) Weights and measures
  • (d) Size of dwellings

Ans. (d) Size of dwellings

Fourth Part: UGC Net History Online Mock Test

16. Which of these settlements witnessed, before the end of the second millennium BC, the first introduction of iron?

  • (a) Nausharo
  • (b) Pirak
  • (c) Atranjikheda
  • (d) Drawer

Ans. (b) Pirak

17. Harappan people had closest external contacts with:

  • (a) Bahrain
  • (b) Iran
  • (c) Mesopotamia
  • (d) Egypt

Ans. (c) Mesopotamia

18. The main source of jade for the Harappans was:

  • (a) Maharashtra
  • (b) Central Asia
  • (c) Arabia and Central Asia
  • (d) Badakhshan and Iran

Ans. (b) Central Asia

19. Which of the following has or has not been found in the Allah Dino Jewellery Hoard:

  • (a) A necklace of 36 carnelian beads
  • (b) Bronze spacer beads
  • (c) A copper bead covered with gold foil and twenty gold lumps
  • (d) Ten Jasper beads

Ans. (d) Ten Jasper beads

20. Which of the following is not considered an Indo-Aryan language?

  • (a) Avesta
  • (b) English
  • (c) Arabic
  • (d) Persian

Ans. (c) Arabic

Fifth Part: UGC Net History Online Mock Test

21. The Harappans had developed script and knew writing, which is proved by

  • (a) Complex system of governance and town planning.
  • (b) Remarkable uniformity of weights and measures.
  • (c) Both (a) and (b) above
  • (d) They developed science and technology

Ans. (c) Both (a) and (b) above

22. Evidence of trephination as a remedy for certain diseases comes from some of the following

  • 1. Lothal
  • 2. Harappa
  • 3. Burzahom
  • 4. Kalibangan

Choose the right answer from the following combinations

  • (a) All
  • (b) 1, 2 and 3
  • (c) 1, 3 and 4
  • (d) 2, 3 and 4

Ans. (c) 1, 3 and 4

23. The term ‘Aryan’ or ‘Indo-Aryan’ and ‘Indo-European’ primarily denotes a:

  • (a) Linguistic concept
  • (b) Cultural concept
  • (c) Racial concept
  • (d) Ethnological concept

Ans. (a) Linguistic concept

24. Discovery of granaries at the Harappan sites does not indicate:

  • (a) Hoarding of foodgrains
  • (b) Agricultural efficiency
  • (c) Agricultural surplus
  • (d) Knowledge of storage techniques

Ans. (a) Hoarding of foodgrains

25. Who of the following was the first to suggest that the striking similarity between Sanskrit, on the one hand, and Greek, Latin, etc. on the other, could be due to descent from a common parent language?

  • (a) Max Muller
  • (b) Sir Williams Jones
  • (c) Monier Williams
  • (d) P. Coeurdoux

Ans. (b) Sir Williams Jones

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