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TLP HISTORY [DAY 37]
TOPIC : INDUS VALLEY CIVILISATION
Q.1) Was India civilized before the advent of the Aryans? State briefly the extent and striking features of the earlier civilization, if any. [ 20 M,400 W]
Q.2) Analyze the elements of urban civilization in the Harappan Culture. What factors were responsible for its decline? [20 M,400 W]
Q.3) “The continuity of the Indus Civilization into later ages was not confined to the religious and spiritual fields alone.” Analyse the statement. [20 M,400 W]
Q.4) Discuss the water management and its conservation planning in the Harappan (Indus-Saraswati) cities. [20 M,400 W]
Q.5) Do you think the Harappan civilization had a diversity of subsistence base? Explain [15 M,400 W]
Q.6) Discuss the distribution and significance of farming cultures outside the Indus system. [20 M,400 W]
Q.7) Evaluate the significance of seals and sealings in the reconstruction of socio-economic and religious life of the Harappan people. [20 M,400 W]
Q.8) Discuss the pattern of trade during the Indus Valley civilization. How far did it affect the nature of contemporary settlements in the Indian sub-continent? [20 M,400 W ]
Q.9) The decline of Harappan civilization was caused by ecological degradation rather than external invasion. Discuss. [15 M,300 W]
MAP WORK : MESOLITHIC SITES
- Bagor on the river Kothari ( the largest Mesolithic site in India).
- Langhnaj, Akhaj, Valasana, Hirpur(All are in Mehsana district) :- Langhnaj is the most extensively studied site in the state.
- Uttar Pradesh
- Sarai Nahar Rai in the Allahabad is the most extensively studied Mesolithic site in the state.
- Morhana Pahar and Lekhahia are two other important Mesolithic sites (Both are almost together)
- Chopani Mando (Important)
- Paisra (In Munger District)
- Madhya Pradesh
- West Bengal
- Chhota Nagpur plateau