Q.1: The use of iron began in the Indian subcontinent about ________ years ago.
Q.2: In Tamil region, large landowners were known as _____________.
Q.3: ____________ didn’t have own land and had to earn a living, working on others’ fields.
Q.4: The earliest works in Tamil, known as ______________ were composed around 2300 years ago.
a) Indus literature
b) Tamil literature
c) Sangam literature
Q.5: The ordinary ploughmen were known as _____________.
Q.6: Sanchi stupa is located in _____________.
b) Madhya Pradesh
Q.7: In northern India, village headman was known as ______________.
a) grama bhojaka
Q.8: The ceramic rings arranged one on top of the other were known as __________.
b) ring wells
Q.9: Earlier, Bharuch was known as _____________.
Q.10: The earliest coins which were used for about 500 years were ___________ coins.
c) punch marked
Q.11: Why was Mathura an important settlement for more than 2500 years ?
a) Because of religious sentiments related to Mathura.
b) Because it was located at the cross roads of two major trade routes.
Q.12: Which items were imported into Barygaza ?
a) wine, copper, gold coins
b) gold coins, ivory, agate
c) wine, tin, silk
Q.13: Around 2000 years ago, Mathura became second capital of ____________.
Q.14: Mathura was an important centre for the worship of ____________.
a) Lord Shiva
b) Lord Krishna
c) Lord Ganesh
Q.15: ____________ were associations formed by crafts persons and merchants.
Q.16: Rules of spinning and weaving are mentioned in ____________.
b) Sangam literature
Q.17: ______________ were tall double-handled jars that contained liquids such as wine or oil.
a) ring wells
Q.18: __________ was made by pressing wet clay into a stamped mould.
a) punch marked coins
b) painted grey ware
c) Arrentine Ware
Q.19: ______________ was one of the most important rulers of Rome.
Q.20: Roman lamps, glassware and gems have been found in _______________ in Puducherry.