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  1. The credit of the discovery of the first Palaeolith in India which opened the field of prehistoric studies in the country goes to
    1. Burkitt
    2. De Terra and Paterson
    3. Robert Bruce Foote
    4. H D Sankalia
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    Robert Bruce Foote was a British geologist and archaeologist who conducted geological surveys of prehistoric locations in India for the Geological Survey of India.

    Correct Option: C

    Robert Bruce Foote was a British geologist and archaeologist who conducted geological surveys of prehistoric locations in India for the Geological Survey of India.

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  1. In which Indian state, Inamgam is located ?
    1. Maharashtra
    2. Gujarat
    3. Madhya Pradesh
    4. Andhra Pradesh
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    Inamgaon is a post-Harappan agrarian village and archaeological site located in Maharashtra situated along the right bank of the Ghod river, it is considered to be the regional centre of the Bhima valley.

    Correct Option: A

    Inamgaon is a post-Harappan agrarian village and archaeological site located in Maharashtra situated along the right bank of the Ghod river, it is considered to be the regional centre of the Bhima valley.

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  1. Which among the following dynasties is not mentioned in the Sangam literature ?
    1. Chola
    2. Chera
    3. Pandya
    4. `Pallava
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    `Pallava

    Correct Option: D

    `Pallava

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  1. Which one of the following sites is famous for prehistoric paintings ?
    1. Bagh
    2. Ajanta
    3. `Bhimbetka
    4. Amrawati
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    The rock shelters of Bhimbetka are a repository of rock paintings within natural rock shelters with archaeological evidences

    Correct Option: C

    The rock shelters of Bhimbetka are a repository of rock paintings within natural rock shelters with archaeological evidences from the Palaeolithic and Mesolithic periods through the Chalcolithic to the Medieval period.

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  1. Which of the following texts supplies evidence for polyandry ?
    1. Manimekalai
    2. Silppadikaram
    3. Mahabharat
    4. Ramayana
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    Mahabharat

    Correct Option: C

    Mahabharat

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