i. The places where rice was first grown are to the north of the Vindhyas.
ii. Rigveda is the earliest composition in Sanskrit.
iii. Along the river Narmada people lived for several hundred thousand years.
iv. Rosetta is a town on the north coast of Egypt.
i. People who gathered their food are called gatherers. True
ii. The kingdom of Magadha was located in the areas along Ganga’s tributaries in the North of Ganga. False
iii. Prakrit was the language used by ordinary people. True
iv. River Ganga was addressed as Indos or Hindos by the Iranians and Greeks. False
Ans. Before Common Era
Ans. Common Era
Ans. Anno Domini
Ans. Agriculture began 8000 years ago.
Ans. Sheep and Goat
Ans. Historians are the scholars who studies and writes about the past.
Ans. Tributaries are smaller rivers that flow into a larger river.
Ans. The word India comes from the Indus, called Sindhu in Sanskrit.
Ans. Manuscript means any book or document written by hand.
Ans. These are writings on relatively hard surfaces such as stone or metal.
Ans. Manuscripts were often preserved in temples and monasteries.
Ans. Bones of animals, birds, and fish tells what people ate in the Past.
Ans. Ashoka’s inscription has been found from Kandahar.
Ans. The Garo hills are located to the north-east and the Vindhyas in central India.
Ans. The word source refers to the information found from manuscripts, inscriptions and archaeology.
Ans. The writing on a hard surface do not get destroyed easily, hence survives for long period of time.
Ans. Religious teachers walked from village to village, town to town, stopping to offer instruction and advice on the way.
Ans. One can know what had happened so many years ago through manuscripts, inscriptions and objects found in excavations.
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