Q. Which of the following Neolithic site/s pair/s is/are correctly matched?
1.Burzahom :Kashmir
2.Sangankallu :Tamil Nadu
3.Daojali Hading :West Bengal
Choose the correct answer from below given codes:

[A] 1 only

[B] 1 and 2 only

[C] 2 and 3 only

[D] 1, 2 and 3

Answer: A

Explanation: The Neolithic period marked the beginning of agriculture and animal domestication. It is an important phase in Indian history.

  • Neolithic culture in Kashmir region was contemporary to the Harappan civilisation. Burzahom, an important site of this culture, provides evidence for the Megalithic and Early Historic Periods.
  • Sanganakallu, Tekkalakota, Brahmagiri, Maski, Piklihal, Watkal, Hemmige and Hallur in Karnataka, Nagarjunakonda, Ramapuram and Veerapuram in Andhra Pradesh and Paiyyampalli in Tamil Nadu are the major Neolithic sites in South India.
  • Daojali Hading and Sarutaru are the Neolithic sites in the Assam region.

Source: Tamil Nadu NCERT