During the Indus valley civilisation period the dominant number used for weights and measures was:
  • a)
    6
  • b)
    8
  • c)
    12
  • d)
    16
Correct answer is option 'D'. Can you explain this answer?

UPSC Question

By Sukhdev Singh · Jun 22, 2020 ·UPSC
9 Answers
Preity Panchal answered Jun 02, 2020
Correct answer is D only .Today, As we use dominant number 10 for weights & measures i.e 50kg, 100, 200 . At the time of indus valley civilization they used dominant number 16 . Weights & measures were done in the multiple of 16 i.e 32, 64 etc.

Sharad Chavan answered Jun 22, 2020
D is correct answer

Nisar Hussain answered Mar 30, 2020
Indus valley civilization is as old as other civilization .indus valley peoples lives in banks of rivers .and very hard people 12 by 12 bathroom is found in indus valley civilization .the weight and measures of the indus valley civilization is a creative of all assembly

Ajs answered Jul 28, 2020
The ans is D

Rudra Pratap Singh answered Aug 09, 2020
Correct answer is 16 only

Unique Talent answered Aug 04, 2020
Can any one explain this question and solution in simplest way..

Irshad Khan answered Aug 10, 2020
16 is correct
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