SSC History Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-1

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    Where is the pre-historic grain producing site of Mehrgarh located?

    A)  On the banks of Ghaggar river

    B)  In eastern Rann of Kutch

    C)  On the edge of Bolan river

    D)  In western Baluchistan

    Correct Answer: D

    Solution :

    [d] Mehargarh is also credited with beginning of agriculture. Mehrgarh, sometimes anglicized as Mehergarh or Mehrgar, is one of the most important Neolithic sites in archaeology. Located near the capital of the Kachi District in Pakistan, it lies on the Kacchi Plain of Balochistan. One amazing bit of info about this town is that in 7000 BC it had a population of around 25000 people, which was the number of people living in the entire Egypt in 7000 BCE. The first use of cotton in the history of mankind has been found at Mehrgarh. There are mud brick houses and also granaries in Mehrgarh as early as 7000 BCE.

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