Indian History-Indus Valley Civilization

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  • Source of the Indus river is at ______, near the ______ Lake in Tibet.    Singikabab, Mansarover
  • The five main tributaries of Indus river are:          Jhelum, Sutlej, Beas, Ravi and Chenab
  • The mature phase of Indus Valley civilization (2600–1900 BCE) is known as.          Harappan Civilization
  • The ruins of Harrappa near  Sahiwal in Punjab, Pakistan were first discovered in 1842 by _____. Charles Masson, an East India Company soldier and explorer.
  • Who published the first Harappan seal?                Alexander Cunningham
  • Harappan seals have been found in which foreign civilization?    Mesopotamian
  • The Great Bath ruins of the Indus Valley Civilization are at _____.             Mohenjo-daro
  • The prevalence of overseas trade in Harappan Culture is obvious with the discovery of a massive trading station and dock. Where is it?        Coastal city of Lothal in western India (Gujarat state)
  • A commonly believed natural reason for the Indus Valley Civilization’s decline is connected with ______.             climate change
  • Various settlement of Indus Valley Civilization has been discovered along and inside the river beds of the ______ rivers.                Ghaggar Hakra river system
  • Indus Valley Civilization covered which modern day Indian states?           Gujarat, Rajasthan, Haryana, and Punjab
  • Name the islands, the fifth largest Harappan site in the Indian subcontinent where the Indus Valley sites have been found.                Dholavira, Kachchh district of Gujarat, India.
  • The Indus Valley site discovered in India are:      Manda on the Beas River near Jammu and Alamgirpur on the Hindon River, near Delhi

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