CHAPTER 4- MOEN-JO-DARO

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Q. 1.    Where is Moen-jo-Daro situated?

Ans:     Moen-jo-Daro is situated at a distance of 27 kilometers from Larkana on the right bank of the river Indus.

Q. 2.    Who was Sir John Marshall?

Ans:     Sir John Marshall was an English civil servant whose work was to look after historical remains.

Q. 3.    Which is the best find of Moen-jo-Daro?

Ans:     The best find of Moen-jo-Daro is the head of a bull, which was used as a seal.

Q. 4.    What were interesting object found from Moen-jo-Daro?

Ans:     Interesting objects were found from Moen-jo-Daro, they are: seals, jewellery, toys, weapons and painted pottery.

Q.5     How old is the civilization of Moen-Jo-Daro?

Ans.     The civilization of Moen-Jo-Daro is 4500 years old.

Q.6     How did this civilization come to an end?

Ans. No body knows exactly how this ancient civilization came to an end. Either they were from the north or some great earthquake destroyed them.

Q.7. How was the city of Moen-Jo-Daro planned?

Ans. The city of Moen-Jo-Daro was a well planned and cleaned city. Each house was made of large baked bricks and a bathroom and servant-quarters close by covered drains beside the streets. The streets were made of baked bricks.

There was a great hall where grain were stored. There is a wide road in the middle of which was the shopping centre with shops on both sides.

Q.8 .Use the following words in sentences of your own

wonderful, succeeded, cattle, worry

Wonderful: She is a wonderful lady.

Succeeded: He succeeded in the examination.

Cattle: The farmer keeps cattle.

Worry: Do not worry about my health

3.         Short Note/Paragraph

Moen-jo-Daro or the “Mound of the Dead” is situated at distance of 27 kilometers from Larkana on the right bank of the river Indus. It is about 4500 year’s old city. It was discovered in 1922 by Sir John Marshall. It was a city of straight roads, and well-built houses. Covered drains ran beside the streets. There is a great hall where grain was stored. The people of this city were traders because river Indus and sea was so near. The country-side was fertile. The farmers kept cattle; there were skilled craftsmen who worked in gold, silver and ivory. They wore long, loose dresses. Nearby is a museum, where interesting objects found from Moen-jo-Daro, are on exhibition. These include seals, jewellery, toys, weapons, painted pottery and metal tools. The best find of Moen-jo-Daro is the head of a bull, which was used as a seal.

A metal statue of a dancing girl has also been found. We still do not know what happened to them later. Either a great earth quake destroyed them or they were attacked from North. W can know much more about this dead civilization if language experts succeed to decipher the written words on the found objects.

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2 Responses to CHAPTER 4- MOEN-JO-DARO

  1. soban hassan says:

    you should give us a chance to copy it to understand it more accurately.

    thanks.

  2. saba arain says:

    summary has been sent to my id

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