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The site takes its name from a modern village located near the former course of the Ravi River. The current village of Harappa is 6 km from the ancient site. Although modern Harappa has a railway station left from the period of British administration, it is today just a small town.

The site of the ancient city contains the ruins of a Bronze Age fortified city, which was part of the Cemetery Harappan culture and the Indus Valley Civilization, centered in Sindh and the Punjab.

The ancient city of Harappa was greatly destroyed under the British Raj, when bricks from the ruins were used as track ballast in the making of the Lahore-Multan Railroad.

In 2005, a controversial amusement park scheme at the site was abandoned when builders unearthed many archaeological artifacts during the early stages of construction work.

 
The questions are based on Harappa Civilization. Choose the correct option in the given questions.
1- Who was the first known Gupta ruler?
2- The silver coins of the Gupta period were known as
3- During which Gupta king’s reign did the Chinese traveller Fahien visit India?
4- Which king of the Gupta Dynasty was called the Napoleon of India?
5- Who amongst the following organized Ashwamedha Yajna ?
6- Which one of the following literary works did not belong to the Gupta period?
7- During the reign of which of the following dynasties did Kalidasa flourish?
8- Which one of the following periods marks the begaining of the Indian temple architecture?
9- _______ assumed the title of Vikramaditya.
10- In which century did the famous Chinese pilgrim Fahien visit Indian?