Half Yearly Model Question Paper 3

6th Standard

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Social Science

Answer all the questions
Time : 02:30:00 Hrs
Total Marks : 100

    Part A

    Choose the best answer

    10 x 1 = 10
  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. 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.

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

    (a)

    Iraq

    (b)

    Harappa

    (c)

    Mohenjo-Daro

    (d)

    Kancheepuram

  4. Which is not the oldest city among the following ones?

    (a)

    Madurai

    (b)

    Kancheepuram

    (c)

    Poompuhar

    (d)

    Chennai

  5. The galaxy in which our solar system is found is

    (a)

    Andromeda

    (b)

    Magellanic clouds

    (c)

    Milky Way

    (d)

    Starburst

  6. Which of the following oceans is the busiest ocean?

    (a)

    The Pacific Ocean

    (b)

    The Atlantic Ocean

    (c)

    The Indian Ocean

    (d)

    The Arctic Ocean

  7. Which one of the following religion is not practised in India

    (a)

    Sikhism

    (b)

    Islam

    (c)

    Zoarastrianism

    (d)

    Confucianism

  8. Mohiniyattam is a classical dance of

    (a)

    Kerala

    (b)

    Tamil Nadu

    (c)

    Manipur

    (d)

    Karnataka

  9. Gender-based stereotypes are often portrayed in

    (a)

    films

    (b)

    advertisements

    (c)

    TV serials

    (d)

    All of these

  10. Which article of the Constitution says discrimination against any citizen on grounds only of religion, race, caste, sex, place of birth or any of them is not permitted?

    (a)

    14(1)

    (b)

    15(1)

    (c)

    16(1)

    (d)

    17(1)

  11. Part B

    Fill in the blanks

    10 x 1 = 10
  12. The main occupations of the ancient humans were ____________ and ____________ .

    ()

    hunting and gathering

  13. Masathuvan means ____________ .

    ()

    A big trader

  14. The Equator faces the Sun directly on ___________and ____________.

    ()

    21st March and 23rd september

  15. Deltas are _______ order landforms.

    ()

    Third

  16. Bihu festival is celebrated in__________

    ()

      Assam

  17. As per the 2011 Census the lowest Sex ratio was in _____________

    ()

    Dharmapuri Dist

  18. ____________ was a tax collected from the people in Vedic period.

    ()

    Bali

  19. _____________ was the founder of Buddhism.

    ()

    Gautama Buddha

  20. _______________ was the earliest capital of Magadha.

    ()

    Rajagriha

  21. The Flag which was flown in 1947 Independence day was weaved in __________________.

    ()

    Gudjyatham

  22. Part C

    Match the following

    10 x 1 = 10
  23. Written records

  24. (1)

    Neolithic

  25. Herodoturs

  26. (2)

    21st March

  27. Mehergarh

  28. (3)

    Coastal Region

  29. Red Planet

  30. (4)

    copper plates

  31. Mercury

  32. (5)

    Father of History

  33. Equinox

  34. (6)

    Mars

  35. The Mariana Trench

  36. (7)

    Innner planet

  37. Neithal

  38. (8)

    Festival

  39. Dussehra

  40. (9)

    The Pacific Ocean

  41. Ambedkar

  42. (10)

    India's first law minister

    Part D

    Answer all the questions
    10 x 2 = 20
  43. Describe the ancient methods of hunting?

  44. What do you know about the Great Bath?

  45. Mention the other names of Madurai.

  46. Name the oceans which surround North America and South America.

  47. Complete the given table with the help of an atlas. Follow the example

    S.No Mountain Ranges Peaks Continents Elevation
    (m)
    1. The Himalayas Everest Asia 8,848
    2. The Rockies      
    3. The Andes      
    4. The Alps      
    5. The Eastern Ghats      
  48. Why is India called the land of unity in diversity?

  49. What is Prejudice?

  50. Tertiary activities.

  51. What was the necessity for the invention of money?

  52. Part E

    Answer all the questions

    8 x 5 = 40
  53. Observe the following features of Indus Civilisation and compare that with the present day.
    a. Lamp post
    b. Burnt bricks
    c. Underground drainage system
    d. Weights and measurement
    e. Dockyard

  54. Explain the characteristics of the various spheres of the Earth.

  55. Give the important features of the Pacific Ocean.

  56. Write any five welfare measures you would do if you were a king like Ashoka?

  57. What do the colours in our National Flag represent?

    ()
  58. What is Preamble?

  59. Part E

    Plot the places on map

    1 x 10 = 10
  60. Mark the following places in the given India map:
    a.Mohenjo-Daro
    b.Chanhudaro
    c.Harappa
    d.Mehergarh
    e.Lothal

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