UPSC History The Harappan Civilization Question Bank Indus Valley Civizlization

  • question_answer The earliest evidence of agriculture in Indian subcontinent has been obtained from:

    A)  Brahmagiri                   

    B)  Chirand           

    C)                     Mehrgarh         

    D)         Burzahom                    

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

    The site of Mehrgarh provides evidence for the earliest agricultural and pastoral communities in South Asia. The first inhabitants of Mehrgarh, dating to around 6500 BC, were fanners who cultivated wheat and barley as their main grain crops and had herds of cattle, sheep and goats.

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