Q. Consider the following statements regarding Indus Valley Civilization:
1.It represents first phase of urbanization in India.
2.Harappa was the first site to be identified in this civilization.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: C
Notes:

Explanation: The Indus Civilisation represents the first phase of urbanisation in India.

  • The civilisation that appeared in the north-western part of India and Pakistan in third millennium BCE is collectively called the Indus Civilisation.
  • Since Harappa was the first site to be identified in this civilisation, it is also known as Harappan Civilisation.

Source: Tamil Nadu NCERT