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Question number: 252

» Art and Iconography » Sculptural Art » Mauryan Pillar Capitals (New 2019)

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Appeared in Year: 2013

MCQ▾

Question

A unique characteristic feature of the Mauryan art is

(June)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Polishing the surface

b.

Minute decorative carvings

c.

Floral decoration

d.

Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague

Question number: 253

» Iron Age in Peninsular India » Important Sites of Historical Period » Hasthinapur (New 2019)

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Appeared in Year: 2012

Match List-Ⅰ List-Ⅱ▾

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Match the sites of List-I with the names of their excavators of List-II.

(June)

List-Ⅰ (Column I) List-Ⅱ (Column II)

(A)

Laughnaj

(i)

G R Sharma

(B)

Hastinapur

(ii)

K M Srivastava

(C)

Chopanimando

(iii)

H D Sankalia

(D)

Piparahwa

(iv)

B B Lal

Choices

Choice (4) Response
  • (A)
  • (B)
  • (C)
  • (D)

a.

  • (iii)
  • (iv)
  • (i)
  • (ii)

b.

  • (iii)
  • (ii)
  • (i)
  • (iv)

c.

  • (iii)
  • (iv)
  • (ii)
  • (i)

d.

  • (ii)
  • (i)
  • (iv)
  • (iii)

Question number: 254

» Introduction to Prehistory » Quaternary Period » Holocene (New 2019)

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Appeared in Year: 2012

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Beginning of holocene is not characterised by: (June)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Appearance of Homo-sapiens sapiens

b.

Beginning of annual climatic cycles

c.

Present day fauna

d.

Beginning of long climatic cold-warm cycles

Question number: 255

» Introduction to Prehistory » Main Stages of Human Evolution and Important Fossil Records » Hominin Ancestors of the Late Miocene (New 2019)

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Appeared in Year: 2016

Assertion-Reason▾

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Assertion (Ꭺ)

A fossil is a relic or trace of a former living organism. The chances that an early hominin’s skeleton would have been preserved is very small. (July)

Reason (Ꭱ)

Until people were buried deliberately preservation was not possible.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are true and Ꭱ is the correct explanation of Ꭺ

b.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are true but Ꭱ is NOT the correct explanation of Ꭺ

c.

Ꭺ is false but Ꭱ is true

d.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are false

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