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8. History



1 When was Indus Valley civilization unearthed?
Year 1922-23

2 Which two cities were unearthed in the excavation of Indus Valley? Mohanjo Daro and Harappa.

3 What does Mohanjo Daro mean in Sindhi language?
The mound of the dead

4 Where is Mohanjo Daro situated?
In Larkana district of Sindh State of Pakistan

5 Where is Harappa situated?
Montgomery district of Punjab, Pakistan

6 Which material was used to build houses in Mohan Jo-Daro?
Baked Bricks

7 Whom did the people of Indus valley civilization worship?

8 Where are the hymn (Richas) of Rigveda supposed to be composed?
On the bank of river Saraswati

9 In which state flourished the Shakya republic?
Kapil Vastu

10 In which state existed the Lichchwi republic?

11 To which dynasty belonged Gautam Buddha?

12 Name the Indian king who fought against Alexander bravely.
Porus (Puru)

13 Which was the first Indian king, who welcomed Alexander and accepted his Kingship ?

14 Between which two rivers was the empire of Porus who fought Alexander? Jhelam and Chinab


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