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Archaeology 2013 December UGC NET Solved Question Paper II



Archaeology 2013 December UGC NET Solved Question Paper II



1. The first absolute date for the earliest level of early Stone Age in Indian subcontinent is from





(A) Attirampakkam





(B) Riwat





(C) Hunsagi





(D) Pahalgam





Answer: (B)











2. The first reporting of famous Hathnora Hominid fossil was made in





(A) 1983





(B) 1984





(C) 1985





(D) 1986





Answer: (B)











3. The copper/bronze model of the roofed and side protected cart is reported from





(A) Mohenjodaro





(B) Harappa





(C) Rakhigarhi





(D) Chanhudaro





Answer: (D)











4. Flat-bottomed boat with a cabin in the centre and oars depicted on a seal from





(A) Chanhudaro





(B) Mohenjodaro





(C) Harappa





(D) Alamgirpur





Answer: (B)











5. How much amount of money was spent by Kharavela for the construction of Mahavijaya Palace?





(A) 27 lakhs





(B) 28 lakhs





(C) 38 lakhs





(D) 33 lakhs





Answer: (C)











6. Who is the author of book entitled “Indian Architecture” (Hindu and Buddhist period)?





(A) Krishna Deo





(B) V.S. Agrawala





(C) Percy Brown





(D) Stella Kramarisch





Answer: (C)











7. Asvanālavātāyana is associated with





(A) Gupta temples





(B) Khajuraho Temples





(C) Hinayana Caves of Bhaja and Karle





(D) Udaigiri Khandagiri caves





Answer: (C)











8. Oldest well-dated microlithic assemblages are known from which of the following sites in India?





(A) Patne





(B) Morhanapahar





(C) Bhimbetka





(D) Jwalapuram





Answer: (D)











9. Narhan culture represented by painted black and red ware belongs to:





(A) Mesolithic period





(B) Neolithic period





(C) Chalcolithic period





(D) Early Iron Age





Answer: (C)











10. The oldest and the best documented evidence regarding change from semi-nomadic pastoral life towards settled agriculture comes from





(A) Kili Gul Mohammad





(B) Anjira and Siah Damb





(C) Mehargarh





(D) Damb Sadaat





Answer: (C)











11. Which of the following sites represents middle Palaeolithic culture?





(A) Senuwar





(B) Jhusi





(C) Sarai Nahar Rai





(D) Kalpi





Answer: (D)











12. Cereals and pulses grown today were being produced in Ganga plain during





(A) 1000 – 1500 B.C.





(B) 500 – 1000 B.C.





(C) 2500 – 1500 B.C.





(D) 3000 – 3500 B.C.





Answer: (C)











13. The representative section known as Hathi well section is located at





(A) Dattawadi





(B) Chirki





(C) Nevasa





(D) Gangawadi





Answer: (C)











14. Toba ash has been reported in





i. Son Valley





ii. Belan Valley





iii. Vansdhara basin





iv. Tapti Valley





Codes:





(A) i and ii





(B) ii and iii





(C) iii and iv





(D) i and iii





Answer: (D)











15. The first recorded discoveries of polished Neolithic tools in India were made by





i. Wheeler





ii. Le Mesurier





iii. Cunningham





iv. Theobald





Codes:





(A) i and ii





(b) i and iii





(C) iii and iv





(d) ii and iv





Answer: (D)











16. Which of the following sites are famous for prehistoric paintings?





i. Mehargarh in Baluchistan





ii. Lascax in France





iii. Catal Huyuk in Turkey





iv. Altamira in Spain





Codes:





(A) ii and iv





(B) ii and iii





(C) iv and i





(D) i and iii





Answer: (A)











17. There is a distinct BRW level between the OCP and PGW levels at which sites?





i. Kayatha





ii. Noh





iii. Atranjikhera





iv. Gilund





Codes:





(A) i and ii





(B) ii and iii





(C) iii and iv





(D) i and iv





Answer: (B)











18. Identify sites of Ganga plain from where early use of iron is reported





i. Malhar





ii. Malwa





iii. Dadupur





iv. Koldihwa





Codes:





(A) i and ii





(B) i and iii





(C) ii and iii





(D) ii and iv





Answer: (B)











19. Identify materials used for making seals in Harappan cities are:





i. Silver





ii. Faience





iii. Iron





iv. Lapis Lazuli





Codes:





(A) i and ii





(B) ii and iii





(C) iii and iv





(D) i and iv





Answer: (A)











20. Iron is found at BRW level at sites in Central India are





i. Nagda





ii. Eran





iii. Bhimbetka





iv. Sonabhir





Codes:





(A) i and ii





(B) i and iii





(C) i and iv





(D) iii and iv





Answer: (A)











21. Assertion (A): Basic data of archaeology are collected from exploration and excavations on the primary context sites in the field.





Reason (R): Some archaeologists give more emphasis on new scientific analysis without doing any field work and deduce big conclusions.





Codes:





(A) (A) and (R) both are correct.





(B) (A) and (R) both are incorrect.





(C) (A) is correct, but (R) is incorrect.





(D) (A) is incorrect and (R) is correct.





Answer: (A)











22. Assertion (A): Evidence of Ceralia pollen and micro-charcoal in the sediments of Sanai Tal are present since 15,000 B.P.





Reason (R): This does not attest human activity prevailing in a larger area of the Ganga plain during the late Pleistocene and early Holocene.





Codes:





(A) Both (A) and (R) are correct.





(B) Both (A) and (R) are incorrect.





(C) (A) is correct, but (R) is incorrect.





(D) (A) is incorrect and (R) is correct.





Answer: (C)











23. Assertion (A): The earliest Hindu temples belong to Shunga period.





Reason (R): Hindu religion was not popular before the Shunga period.





Codes:





(A) Both (A) and (R) are correct.





(B) Both (A) and (R) are incorrect.





(C) (A) is correct, but (R) is incorrect.





(D) (A) is incorrect, but (R) is correct.





Answer: (A)











24. Assertion (A): The growth of second urbanization in the Ganga plain was due to Iron technology.





Reason (R): Surplus of food production gave to rise to urbanization.





Codes:





(A) Both (A) and (R) are correct.





(B) Both (A) and (R) are not correct.





(C) (A) is correct and (R) is not correct.





(D) (A) is not correct and (R) is correct.





Answer: (A)











25. Assertion (A): Several Kharosthi characters were identified from the correspondences between the King’s name in the Greek and Kharosthi Scripts.





Reason (R): Large number of bilingual coins of Indo-Greek and Indo-Scythian Kings with Greek legends on the obverse and Kharosthi on the reverse were reported in the 19th century C.E.





Codes:





(A) (A) is correct, but (R) is false.





(B) (A) is false, but (R) is correct.





(C) Both (A) and (R) are correct.





(D) Both (A) and (R) are false.





Answer: (C)











26. Assertion (A): In all his inscriptions Ashoka advocates non-violence.





Reason (R): Because victory achieved by violence is not durable.





Codes:





(A) (A) is wrong (R) is true.





(B) (A) is true (R) is wrong.





(C) Both (A) and (R) are correct.





(D) Both (A) and (R) are wrong.





Answer: (C)











27. Assertion (A): Arretine ware and Amphorae were reported from Arikamedu.





Reason (R): Perhaps they were dropped by a Roman traveller coming to India.





Codes:





(A) (A) is correct and (R) is wrong.





(B) Both (A) and (R) are correct.





(C) (R) is correct (A) is wrong.





(D) Both (A) and (R) are correct, but (R) is wrong explanation.





Answer: (A)











28. Assertion (A): Magadh rose to the height of a mighty empire.





Reason (R): Because iron was not there.





Codes:





(A) (A) is wrong, (R) is correct.





(B) Both (A) and (R) are false.





(C) (A) is true, (R) is false.





(D) Both (A) and (R) are true.





Answer: (C)











29. Assertion (A): The Kayatha ware is fine, sturdy and wheel-made.





Reason (R): It is associated with a red painted buff ware and red combed ware.





Codes:





(A) Both (A) and (R) are correct.





(B) Both (A) and (R) are wrong.





(C) (A) is correct and (R) is wrong.





(D) (A) is wrong and (R) is correct.





Answer: (A)











30. Assertion (A): The agricultural tradition that was an important strand of the development led to the Harappan civilization.





Reason (R): Granaries from Harappan cities show the surplus of agricultural production.





Codes:





(A) (A) is correct and (R) is wrong.





(B) (A) is wrong and (R) is correct.





(C) Both (A) and (R) are wrong.





(D) Both (A) and (R) are correct.





Answer: (D)











31. Assertion (A): The inscriptions of the Gupta period were in Tamil language and Kutila script.





Reason (R): The language of Sanskrit and Brahmi script was not known to the people during Gupta period.





Codes:





(A) (A) is true, but (R) is wrong.





(B) (R) is true, but (A) is wrong.





(C) Both (A) and (R) are true.





(D) Both (A) and (R) are wrong.





Answer: (D)











32. Arrange the following in chronological order:





i. Mahadaha





ii. Paisra





iii. Bhirrana





iv. Chirand





Codes:





(A) i, ii, iii, iv





(B) iv, iii, ii, i





(C) i, iv, iii, ii





(D) ii, i, iv, iii





Answer: (D)











33. Arrange the following in chronological order:





i. Kamasian





ii. Gamblian





iii. Kageran





iv. Kanjeran





Codes:





(A) iii, i, iv, ii





(B) iii, iv, i, ii





(C) iv, iii, i, ii





(D) ii, iv, i, iii





Answer: (A)











34. Arrange the following sites in the sequence of their excavation year:





i. Piklihal





ii. Brahmgiri





iii. Sangan Kallu





iv. Maski





Codes:





(A) i, ii, iii, iv





(B) iv, iii, ii, i





(C) iii, ii, iv, i





(D) ii, iii, i, iv





Answer: (D)











35. Arrange the following in chronological order:





i. Mindel





ii. Riss





iii. Wurm





iv. Gunj





Codes:





(A) i, ii, iii, iv





(B) iv, i, ii, iii





(C) ii, i, iv, iii





(D) iv, iii, ii, i





Answer: (B)











36. Arrange in chronological order:





i. Kayatha culture





ii. Malwa culture





iii. Ahar culture





iv. Early historical





Codes:





(A) i, ii, iii, iv





(B) iv, iii, ii, i





(C) i, iii, ii, iv





(D) iii, i, iv, ii





Answer: (C)











37. Arrange the following inscriptions in correct chronological order:





i. Kahaum stone pillar inscription





ii. Ajanta Cave inscription of the time of Harisena





iii. Eran Stone Pillar Inscription of Buddhagupta.





iv. Sarnath Buddhist Stone Image Inscription of Buddhagupta.





Codes:





(A) ii, iii, i, iv





(B) iii, iv, ii, i





(C) i, iv, iii, ii





(D) i, ii, iii, iv





Answer: (C)











38. Arrange the following inscriptions in chronological sequences:





i. Mahasthan Inscription





ii. Piprahwa Inscription





iii. Ajanta Cave Inscription of Harisena





iv. Junagarh Rock Inscription of Rudradamana





Codes:





(A) i, ii, iii, iv





(B) iv, iii, i, ii





(C) ii, i, iv, iii





(D) iii, ii, i, iv





Answer: (C)











39. Arrange the following in chronological order:





i. Didarganj Yakshi





ii. Bronze images from Daimabad





iii. Bodisattva images from Mahoba





iv. Kalyan-Sundar Murti from Kanauj





Codes:





(A) ii, i, iv, iii





(B) i, ii, iii, iv





(C) i, iii, iv, ii





(D) iii, ii, i, iv





Answer: (A)











40. Arrange the following in chronological order:





i. Hindu Shahi coins of Ohind and Afghanistan





ii. The Chakravikrama type coins





iii. The gold coins of Kujula-Kadphises





iv. Coins of Azes





Codes:





(A) i, ii, iii, iv





(B) iv, iii, ii, i





(C) ii, i, iii, iv





(D) ii, iii, iv, i





Answer: (B)











41. Match the following prehistoric sites of List – I with the prehistoric phase of List – II:





List – I                                                                        List – II





a. Chaukoutein                                                            i. Neolithic





b. Terra Amata                                                            ii. Chalcolithic





c. Mahisdal                                                                  iii. Upper Palaeolithic





d. Satal Hiyuk                                                                         iv. Lower Palaeolithic





Codes:





        a b c d





(A) iv iii i ii





(B) iv iii ii i





(C) ii iv iii i





(D) i iii ii iv





Answer: (B)











42. Match the items of List – I with those of List – II:





List – I                                                                        List – II





a. Bhimbandh                                                              i. Neolithic





b. Adamgarh                                                               ii. Palaeolithic





c. Burzhom                                                                  iii. Upper Palaeolithic





d. Patne                                                                       iv. Mesolithic





Codes:





       a b c d





(A) ii iv i iii





(B) ii iii iv i





(C) iii i ii iv





(D) iv iii i ii





Answer: (B)











43. Match the sites of List – I with archaeologists of List – II and select the correct answer from the code given below:





List – I                                                                        List – II





a. Kot Diji                                                                   i. J.M. Casal





b. Amri                                                                        ii. F.A. Khan





c. Kalibangan                                                              iii. A. Ghosh





d. Sothi                                                                       iv. B. B. Lal





Codes:





       a b c d





(A) i ii iii iv





(B) iv iii ii i





(C) ii i iv iii





(D) i ii iv iii





Answer: (C)











44. Match the items of List – I with those of List – II:





List – I                                                                        List – II





a. Libby                                                                       i. Catchment analysis





b. Vita Finzi and Higgs                                               ii. Arikamedu





c. Raymond Dart                                                        iii. Radiocarbon dating





d. R.E.M. Wheeler                                                      iv. Taung boy





Codes:





      a b c d





(A) iii i ii iv





(B) iv ii i iii





(C) iii i iv ii





(D) ii iv iii i





Answer: (C)











45. Match the items of List – I with those of List – II:





List – I                                                                        List – II





a. Pandurazardhibi                                                      i. U.P.





b. Balathal                                                                   ii. Bihar





c. Taradih                                                                    iii. West Bengal





d. Raja Nal Ka Tila                                                     iv. Rajasthan





Codes:





       a b c d





(A) i ii iii iv





(B) iv ii iii i





(C) iii iv ii i





(D) ii iii i iv





Answer: (C)











46. Match the items of List – I with those of List – II:





List – I                                                                        List – II





a. Kalibangan                                                             i. Maharashtra





b. Rakhigarhi                                                               ii. Gujarat





c. Rangpur                                                                   iii. Haryana





d. Daimabad                                                               iv. Rajasthan





Codes:





        a b c d





(A) iv ii iii i





(B) ii i iv iii





(C) iv iii ii i





(D) i ii iii iv





Answer: (C)











47. Match the authors of List – I with the books of List – II:





List – I                                                            List – II





a. Kenoyer, J. Mark                                         i. Ancient Cities of the Indus





b. Lal, B.B.                                                     ii. Indus Civilization Sites in India





c. Possehl, Gregory L.                                     iii. Ancient Indian Cities of the Indus Valley Civilization





d. Chakrabarti, Dilip K.                                  iv. The Earliest Civilization of South Asia





Codes:





       a b c d





(A) ii iii i iv





(B) i iv ii iii





(C) iii iv i ii





(D) iv ii iii i





Answer: (C)











48. Match the items of List – I with those of List – II:





List – I                                                                        List – II





a. Dating the Past                                                        i. S.R. Rao





b. Archaeology from the Earth                                   ii. J.F. Fleet





c. Corpus Inscriptionum Indicarum                            iii. Mortimer Wheeler





d. Lothal and Indus Civilisation                                 iv. Kathleen Kenyon





Codes:





      a b c d





(A) i ii iii iv





(B) iv iii ii i





(C) iii ii i iv





(D) ii iv i iii





Answer: (B)











49. Match the items of List – I with those of List – II:





List – I                                                                        List – II





a. Samudragupta                                                         i. Besnagar Pillar Inscription





b. Chandragupta-II                                                     ii. Allahabad Pillar Inscription





c. Heliodorus                                                               iii. Khalimpur Copper Plate Inscription





d. Dharmapala                                                             iv. Mehrauli Iron Pillar Inscription





Codes:





       a b c d





(A) ii iv i iii





(B) iii i iv ii





(C) iv iii ii i





(D) i ii iii iv





Answer: (A)











50. Match the items of List – I with those of List – II:





List – I                                                                        List – II





a. Development of Hindu Iconography                      i. John Allan





b. Indian Buddhist Iconography                                ii. J.N. Banerjee





c. Elements of Hindu Iconography                             iii. B. Bhattacharya





d. Catalogue of Coins in the British Museum                        iv. J.A. Gopinath Rao





Codes:





       a b c d





(A) iv iii ii i





(B) ii iii iv i





(C) iii i iv ii





(D) i ii iii iv





Answer: (B)


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