Indian Science and Technology Heritage Quiz

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What is one of the significant contributions of ancient India to mathematics?

Discovery of the zero

Which early Indian invention paved the way for the western industrial revolution?

Cotton Gin

What is the significance of the Delhi Iron Pillar in ancient Indian technology?

It remained rust-free for more than 500 years

What did ancient Indians smelt on an industrial scale, showcasing their metallurgical knowledge?

Zinc

What is one of the earliest written scripts developed by ancient Indians?

Indus Scripts

What is the main subject of the exhibit 'Shell bangle making'?

Making of bangles using shells

Which exhibit highlights the concept of Triguna and its implications on matter?

Triguna and its effect on matter

Which concept was researched in India during the 4th century BC according to the text?

Gravity and its effect on falling

What is the main focus of the exhibit 'Big numbers'?

Usage of big numbers in the decimal system

Which concept is highlighted in the exhibit 'Zero the Indian invention'?

Use of zero in mathematics

What is the significance of the Delhi Iron Pillar in ancient Indian technology?

It has remained rustless for over 500 years

What was the significance of the Cotton Gin, an Indian invention?

It paved the way for the west to bring about an industrial revolution

What key mathematical concept was discovered by ancient Indians?

The concept of zero

What material did ancient Indians smelt on an industrial scale, showcasing their metallurgical knowledge?

Zinc

What did ancient Indians use to build urban towns with residential complexes and wastewater systems?

Stone

What did ancient Indians study in the exhibit 'Triguna'?

The five subtle infra atomic particles named as tanmatras

What is the main subject of the exhibit 'Glimpses of Harappan technology'?

The technological traditions of Harappans in ceramics, pottery, and metallurgy

Which concept was researched in India during the 4th century BC according to the text?

The study of atom and its atomic structure

What is one of the significant contributions of ancient India to mathematics?

The use of zero in mathematics 2000 years ago

What is the main focus of the exhibit 'Shell bangle making'?

The making of bangles with the help of shells

Explore the rich contributions of ancient India in science and technology with this quiz. Learn about the early written scripts, urban development, and technological innovations dating back more than 5000 years.

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