(b) Early Harappans
(c) late Harappans
(d) Mature Harappans
Assertion and Reason
Mark (a) if both ‘A’ and ‘R’ are true and ‘R’ is the correct explanation for
Mark (b) if both ‘A’ and ‘R’ are true and ‘R’ is not correct explanation for
Mark (c) if ‘A’ is true but ‘R’ is false.
Mark (d) if ‘A’ is false but ‘R’ is true.
Assertion (A): The genesis of settled, village-based societies generally goes
back to the Neolithic period.
Reason (R): For the Neolithic people of Kashmir valley life continued to
center around hunting.
Assertion (A): There was an undeniable attraction for the early men in the
hills of the subcontinent.
Reason (R): Hills provided sustenance to them directly.
Assertion (A): Microliths foreshadowed the forms and functions of later-day
metallic implements.
Reason (R): Microliths, being compound tools, marked an advance in
Assertion (A): The lithic assemblage of the Pabbi hills to the east of Jhelum
seems to be pre-Acheulian.
Reason (R): This assemblage does not show any handaxe or cleaver.
Assertion (A): The chalcolithic settlers could not found villages far away
from the hills.
Reason (R): The earliest agricultural settlements in the subcontinent were
located west of the Indus system.
Assertion (A): Balathal in southeast Rajasthan shows evidence of
protohistoric occupation from the closing centuries of the 4th millennium BC.
Reason (R): The beginning of Ganeshwar-Jodhpura culture of northeast