History - Important One Mark Question Paper

6th Standard

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Social Science

Time : 01:00:00 Hrs
Total Marks : 70

    Multiple Choice Question

    24 x 1 = 24
  1. What was the step taken by the early man to collect his food?

    (a)

    Trade

    (b)

    Hunting

    (c)

    Painting

    (d)

    Rearing of animals

  2. Where did early man live?

    (a)

    mud house

    (b)

    under tree

    (c)

    caves

    (d)

    river banks

  3. Who was the first ruler to give up war after victory

    (a)

    Bimbisar

    (b)

    Raja Raja Chola

    (c)

    Akbar

    (d)

    Ashoka

  4. The process of evolution is _____________ . 

    (a)

    direct

    (b)

    indirect

    (c)

    gradual

    (d)

    fast

  5. Tanzania is situated in the continent of 

    (a)

    Asia

    (b)

    Africa

    (c)

    America

    (d)

    Europe

  6. These people had a big toe to hold tightly and less protruding face

    (a)

    Homo erectus

    (b)

    Homo habilis

    (c)

    Neanderthal

    (d)

    Homo sapiens

  7. Harpoons and spear throwers were used by _________ .

    (a)

    Homo erectus

    (b)

    Homo sapiens

    (c)

    Cromagnons

    (d)

    Homo habilis

  8. Evidences of this man In seen in Germany.

    (a)

    Neanderthal

    (b)

    Homo erectus

    (c)

    Homo habilis

    (d)

    Cromagnons

  9. Humans with the help of flint made __________.

    (a)

    sharp weapons

    (b)

    vessels

    (c)

    carts

    (d)

    boats

  10. What metals were known to the people of Indus Civilization?

    (a)

    Copper, bronze, silver, gold, but not iron

    (b)

    Copper, silver, iron, but not bronze

    (c)

    Copper, gold, iron, but not silver

    (d)

    Copper, silver, iron, but not gold

  11. Indus Civilisation belonged to

    (a)

    old Stone age

    (b)

    Medieval stone age

    (c)

    New stone age

    (d)

    Metal age

  12. River valleys are said to be the cradle of civilisation because

    (a)

    Soil is very fertile.

    (b)

    They experience good climate

    (c)

    They are useful for transportation.

    (d)

    Many civilisations flourished on river valleys.

  13. Indus valley civilization is great, because

    (a)

    It had advanced sanitation and drainage system

    (b)

    Repeated floods affected this area

    (c)

    Indus people maintained a big army

    (d)

    They did not use iron

  14. The dancing girl statue was made out of

    (a)

    gold

    (b)

    silver

    (c)

    bronze

    (d)

    iron

  15. Which one of the following is a Tamil city?

    (a)

    Iraq

    (b)

    Harappa

    (c)

    Mohenjo-Daro

    (d)

    Kancheepuram

  16. Which city is not related to the Bay of Bengal?

    (a)

    Poompuhar

    (b)

    Madurai

    (c)

    Korkai

    (d)

    Kancheepuram

  17. Water management system of Tamils are known from

    (a)

    Kallanai

    (b)

    Tanks in Kancheepuram

    (c)

    Prakirama Pandyan Tank

    (d)

    River Cauvery

  18. Statement: Goods were imported and exported from the city Poompuhar.
    Reason: Bay of Bengal was suitable for trading with neighbouring countries.
    i) Statement is correct, but reason is wrong.
    ii) Statement and its reason are correct.
    iii) Statement is wrong, but reason is correct.
    iv) Both are wrong.

    (a)

    Statement is correct, but reason is wrong.

    (b)

    Statement and its reason are correct.

    (c)

    Statement is wrong, but reason is correct.

    (d)

    Both are wrong.

  19. (a) Thirunavukkarasar said "kalviyil karaiillatha". This statement refers to the city Kancheepuram.
    (b) Hieun Tsang, said, "Kancheepuram is one among the seven-sacred places of India".
    (c) Kalidasa said, "Kancheepuram is the best city among the cities"
    i) only a is correct
    ii) only b is correct
    iii) only c is correct
    iv) All are correct

    (a)

    only a is correct

    (b)

    only b is correct

    (c)

    only c is correct

    (d)

    All are correct

  20. Which of the following cities, is in Iraq?

    (a)

    Harappa

    (b)

    Mohernjo-Daro

    (c)

    Mesopotamia

    (d)

    Sanchi

  21. Name the place related to the export of Sandal.

    (a)

    Western Ghats

    (b)

    Southern Sea

    (c)

    Eastern Sea

    (d)

    Elam

  22. In Poompuhar the foreign traders began to interact with the local people because.

    (a)

    Loading and unloading of ships took some-months.

    (b)

    Foreigners liked the local people

    (c)

    Foreigners wanted to learn Tamil.

    (d)

    Foreigners wanted to stay in Poompuhar

  23. Ahil was a 

    (a)

    Port

    (b)

    Fragrant wood

    (c)

    Educated centre

    (d)

    Ornament

  24. statement: Kanchi was an educational centre.
    Reason: Hieun Tsang pursued his further studies at Kadigai.

    (a)

    Statement and Reason are wrong.

    (b)

    Statement correct but Reason is wrong

    (c)

    Both statements and Reason are correct

    (d)

    Statement is wrong but Reason is correct.

  25. Fill in the blanks

    41 x 1 = 41
  26. The Old Stone Age man lived mostly in _____________ .

    ()

    Caves

  27. _____________ is the father of history.

    ()

    Herodotus

  28. _____________ was the first animal tamed by Old Stone Age man.

    ()

    Dog

  29. Inscriptions are ___________  sources

    ()

     archaeological

  30. Dharma Chakra has __________ spokes.

    ()

    24

  31. In history, BCE stands for______________

    ()

    Before common Era

  32. The first historian of India was_____________

    ()

    Kalhana

  33. Fossil remains belongs to_______________sources

    ()

    Archaeological

  34. The most famous ruler of ancient India was_______________

    ()

    Ashoka

  35. Sanchi is situated in the Raisen district of_____________

    ()

    Madhya Pradesh

  36. __________ unearthed the footprints of humans in Tanzania.

    ()

     Anthropologists

  37. Millions of years ago, our ancestors led a ________ life.

    ()

    Nomadic

  38. The main occupations of the ancient humans were ____________ and ____________ .

    ()

    hunting and gathering

  39. The invention of _____________ made farming easier.

    ()

    Plough

  40. Rock paintings are found at ______________ in Nilgiris. 

    ()

    Karikaiyur

  41. It is a machine capable of taking a person backward or forward in time _________.

    ()

    Time Machine

  42. The animal that hunts and kills other living things for food is called ____________.

    ()

    Predator

  43. When early people found ways to increase production they started __________.

    ()

    storing the produce

  44. In ___________ system, the surplus grains were exchanged with other groups for the other things.

    ()

    Barter

  45. The practice of agriculture was made easier by __________ .

    ()

    Oxen

  46. There were many dangers involved in ___________ .

    ()

    Hunting

  47. Plants grow faster in ________ areas.

    ()

    Water fed

  48. The pots were ________ to make it stronger.

    ()

    burnt

  49. Chikki - mukki kal is known for its ________.

    ()

    strength - duality

  50. Human procreation resulted in an increase in the ___________.

    ()

    population

  51. _____________ is the oldest civilisation.

    ()

          Harappan civilization

  52. Archaeological Survey of India was founded by ____________ .

    ()

    Alexander cunningham

  53. ____________ were used to store grains.

    ()

    Granaries

  54. Group of people form ____________ .

    ()

    Community

  55. The archaeologists began to excavate the cities of Harappa and Mohenjadaro in the___________

    ()

    1920s

  56. The word civilisation comes from the ancient Latin word

    ()

    Civis

  57. A huge public building found at Mohenjodaro was the _________

    ()

    Assembly hall

  58. Lothal is situated on the banks of a tributary of__________ river

    ()

    Sabarmati

  59. In Indus civilisation settlements were built on_________grounds.

    ()

    elevated

  60. The earliest form of writing was developed by the__________

    ()

    Sumerians

  61. Kanchi Kailasanathar temple was built by ___________________ .

    ()

        Pallava King Raja Simha

  62. ______________ is known as the city of temples.

    ()

    Kanchi

  63. Masathuvan means ____________ .

    ()

    A big trader

  64. The early Chola kingdom had___________as its capital.

    ()

    Poompuhar

  65. Kadiyalur Uruttirangannanar wrote the book___________.

    ()

    Patdnappaalai

  66. Sangam Valartha Nagaram referred to___________.

    ()

    Madurai

  67. Ture or False

    5 x 1 = 5
  68. Fire was used by early man to destroy forests.

    (a) True
    (b) False
  69. Rock paintings are not informative.

    (a) True
    (b) False
  70. Humans domesticated hen, goat and cow after domesticating dogs.

    (a) True
    (b) False
  71. Initially agriculture was done for immediate food requirement.

    (a) True
    (b) False
  72. Initially humans expressed their feeling through actions

    (a) True
    (b) False

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