Multiple-Choice Questions or Objective Type Questions on Iron Age [PDF Included]

Hello kids! I am going to discuss about Multiple-Choice Questions or Objective Type Questions on Iron Age here. After studying the Iron Age Chapter from your text book, solve the MCQ questions and get ready for examinations.

The discovery of Iron has brought a new beginning of the civilization. I understand that you don’t get interest in remembering so many information about Iron Age. Here, I will display entire chapter of Iron Age of class 5 through some Multiple-Choice Questions or Objective-Type Questions. Also, there will be one Quiz on Iron Age and Worksheet on Iron Age.

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MCQ Questions or Objective-Type Questions on Iron Age

Here are the MCQ Questions on Iron Age for Class 5:

  • Bronze was made by mixing:
  1. Tin and Aluminium
  2. Aluminium and Copper
  3. Tin and Copper Alloy
  4. Aluminium and Gold

Ans: (3)

  • Which statement is true?
  1. Bronze is stronger than Copper
  2. Copper is stronger than Bronze
  3. Both Copper and Bronze are equally strong
  4. None of these

Ans: (1)

  • Most of the Bronze Age Civilizations flourished in:
  1. Sea shore
  2. Fertile River Basins
  3. Dam
  4. Near Pond

Ans: (2)

  • Name the civilizations that flourished during the Bronze Age?
  1. Greece
  2. Rome
  3. Babylonia
  4. None of these

Ans: (3)

  • Which of the following was the largest civilization in the Bronze Age?
  1. Sumer
  2. Babylonia
  3. Rome
  4. Indus Valley Civilization

Ans: (4)

  • Name the river along which Bronze Civilization was developed?
  1. Ganges River
  2. Indus River
  3. Tapti River
  4. None of these

Ans: (2)

  • The functions of the rivers during the Bronze Age were:
  1. To take a bath and drink
  2.  To provide water for agriculture
  3.  Acted as routes to distant places
  4. Both (2) and (3)

Ans: (4)

  • Iron was widely used in _ in the year 1200 BCE:
  1. America
  2. Antarctica
  3. Europe
  4. West Asia

Ans: (4)

  • The advantages of using Iron were:
  1. Cheap and easily available
  2. Strong and sturdy
  3. Better metal than bronze
  4. All of the above

Ans: (4)

  • The function of Ploughshares was:
  1. To create sickles
  2. To sell and buy the food grains
  3. To dig the soil
  4. None of these

Ans: (3)

  • Coins were made with:
  1. Stones
  2. Bronze
  3. Iron
  4. Copper

Ans: (3)

  • In the Iron Age, to carry out trade, _ was needed.
  1. Sickles
  2. Ploughshares
  3. Chiselling stone
  4. Money

Ans: (4)

  • Nails and rivets were made by:
  1. Goldsmiths
  2. Ironsmiths
  3. Carpenter
  4. Plumber

Ans: (2)

  • Which of the following fact led to an increase in weapon production?
  1. The use of copper
  2. The use of bronze
  3. The use copper alloys
  4. The use of Iron

Ans: (4)

  • In which period, the Iron Age is started?
  1. 4000 BCE
  2. 3500 BCE
  3. 2500 BCE
  4. 1200 BCE

Ans: (4)

Quiz Questions on Iron Age

Hello kids! Here are the quiz questions for you:

Quiz on Iron Age

1 / 10

Fo digging the soil, which tools is used?

2 / 10

A wooden crosspiece that is fastened over the necks of two animals used in agriculture is known as:

3 / 10

The process of extraction of metal from its ore that involves heating and melting is known as

4 / 10

With improved agricultural tools, humans began to produce more _.

5 / 10

Trading of food grains began during the _ Age.

6 / 10

Iron Age introduced the _system.

7 / 10

Iron was first used in _.

8 / 10

Ores are mined to extract _.

9 / 10

Bronze is made by mixing _.

10 / 10

During the Iron Age, people began to use tools made of _.

Your score is

The average score is 71%


Worksheet on Iron Age

Short questions on Iron Age:

  • Why Iron was a better metal than Bronze?
  • What is Smelting?
  • How Iron helped in agriculture?
  • What are the uses of Ploughshares?
  • Name the weapons that were made in the Iron age?
  • How was the concept of kingship evolved?

Fill In the Blanks:

  • The beginning of _ led to rise of cities in the Iron Age.
  • People used iron to make their tools as it was _ and easily _.
  • _is made by mixing copper and tin.
  • _ are mined to extract metals and minerals.
  • The Egyptian Civilization flourished during the _ age.

Short Questions’ Answers:

  • Iron was a better metal than Bronze, as Bronze had to be made by mixing Copper and tin which were not easily available. On the other hand, Iron could be extracted easily from its Ore, also Iron is stronger than Bronze.
  • The process of extraction of metal from its ore that involves heating and melting is known as smelting.
  • Iron was used for making sickles for harvesting crops.
  • Ploughshares were used for turning and digging the soil.
  • Swords, spears, and arrowheads
  • During the Iron age, there were constant fights among people. So, a powerful ruler was needed to bring in peace. From this fact, concept of Kingship was evolved.

Answers of “Fill in the Blanks”

Trade, cheap and available, Bronze, Ores, Bronze


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