UPSC History The Harappan Civilization Question Bank Indus Valley Civizlization

  • question_answer Which of the following Harappan sites are located in the Kutch region?
    1. Desalpur
    2. Dholavira
    3. Lothal
    4. Rojdi
    Select the correct answer from the codes given below: Codes:

    A)  1 and 2                       

    B)  3 and 4

    C)         1, 2 and 3        

    D)         1, 2, 3 and 4

    Correct Answer: A

    Solution :

    Desalpur (Gimthli) is a site belonging to Indus Valley Civilization located at Nakhtrana Taluka, Kutch district, Gujarat, India. This site is of modest dimensions (HO m (427 ft) by 100 m (328 ft)) situated on the northern banks of once depredatory (erosive) stream, Bamu- Chela, an affluent of the Dhrud River. Dholavira is an archaeological site in Bhachau Taluka of Kutch district, in the state of Gujarat in western India, which has taken its name from a modem village 1 km (0.62 mi) south of it. It is one of the five largest Harappan sites and most prominent archaeological sites in India belonging to the Indus Valley Civilization.

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