Test Preparation on IAS Prelims Sample Paper -29


Consider the following statements with reference to the Indus Valley civilizationtime periods.1. The Ahar culture which flourished in Kerala of present day India was famous for itsblade tool Industry.2. Navdatoli near Narmada River was an important settlement point for Malwaculture in Central India.Which of the above is/are correct?

Statement 1: It is a Chalcolithic archaeological culture of southeastern Rajasthan state in India, lasting from c. 3000 to 1500 BCE, contemporary and adjacent to the Indus Valley Civilization. Situated along the Banas and Berach Rivers, as well as the Ahar River, the Ahar-Banas people were exploiting the copper ores of the Aravalli Range to make axes and other artefacts. Statement 2: The Ahar culture phase was followed by the Malwa culture. Navdatoli (west Nimar district), on the southern banks of the Narmada, is the largest settlement of this culture. Calibrated dates for the beginning of the settlement are in the range of 2000
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