Indus Civilization Important Question Paper

6th Standard

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Social Science

Answer all the questions

Time : 01:15:00 Hrs
Total Marks : 50

    Part A

    5 x 1 = 5
  1. 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

  2. Indus Civilisation belonged to

    (a)

    old Stone age

    (b)

    Medieval stone age

    (c)

    New stone age

    (d)

    Metal age

  3. 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.

  4. 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

  5. The dancing girl statue was made out of

    (a)

    gold

    (b)

    silver

    (c)

    bronze

    (d)

    iron

  6. Part B

    5 x 1 = 5
  7. Archaeological Survey of India was founded by ____________ .

    ()

    Alexander cunningham

  8. ____________ were used to store grains.

    ()

    Granaries

  9. Group of people form ____________ .

    ()

    Community

  10. asdadad
  11. A huge public building found at Mohenjodaro was the _________

    ()

    Assembly hall

  12. In Indus civilisation settlements were built on_________grounds.

    ()

    elevated

  13. Part C

    4 x 1 = 4
  14. Archaeological survey of India is responsible for preservation of cultural monuments in the country

    (a) True
    (b) False
  15. Granaries were used to store grains

    (a) True
    (b) False
  16. Indus Civilisation had covered 6 big cities.

    (a) True
    (b) False
  17. Mesopotamia was modem day Iraq, Kuwait and parts of Syria.

    (a) True
    (b) False
  18. Part D

    3 x 2 = 6
  19. Name any two Indus sites located in the Indian border?

  20. What instrument is used nowadays to weigh things?

  21. Part E

    5 x 2 = 10
  22. What method is used to explore buried buildings nowadays?

  23. Indus Civilisation is called urban civilisation. Give reasons.

  24. What do you know about the Great Bath?

  25. Agriculture was one of their occupations. How can you prove this? (with findings)

  26. can you guess what happpened to the harappans?

  27. Part G

    2 x 10 = 20
  28. Mark any four Indus sites located within the Indian border

  29. Mark the following places in the given India map:
    a.Mohenjo-Daro
    b.Chanhudaro
    c.Harappa
    d.Mehergarh
    e.Lothal

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