Model Question 2

6th Standard

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Social Science

Time : 01:00:00 Hrs
Total Marks : 100

    PART - A

    10 x 1 = 10
  1. 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.

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

    (a)

    Poompuhar

    (b)

    Madurai

    (c)

    Korkai

    (d)

    Kancheepuram

  3. 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.

  4. Statement I: Earth is called a watery planet.
    Statement II: The rotation of the Earth causes seasons.
    Which of the statement(s) is/are true?
    i) I is true; II is wrong
    ii) I is wrong; II is true
    iii) Both the statements are true
    iv) Statements I and II are wrong

    (a)

    I is true; II is wrong

    (b)

    I is wrong; II is true

    (c)

    Both the statements are true

    (d)

    Statements I and II are wrong.

  5. A narrow strip of water that connects two large water bodies

    (a)

    A Strait

    (b)

    An Isthmus

    (c)

    An Island

    (d)

    A Trench

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

    (a)

    Sikhism

    (b)

    Islam

    (c)

    Zoarastrianism

    (d)

    Confucianism

  7. V.A. Smith called India as _________________ 

    (a)

    Great Democracy

    (b)

    Unique land of diversities

    (c)

    Ethnological museum

    (d)

    Secular nation

  8. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam was conferred Bharat Ratna in the year

    (a)

    1997

    (b)

    1996

    (c)

    1995

    (d)

    1994

  9. B.R. Ambedkar was conferred Bharat Ratna in the year

    (a)

    1990

    (b)

    1989

    (c)

    1988

    (d)

    1987

  10. As per the 2011 Census the highest literate district in Tamil Nadu

    (a)

    Namakkal

    (b)

    Salem

    (c)

    Kanyakumari

    (d)

    Sivagangai

  11. PART - B

    10 x 1 = 10
  12. There were many dangers involved in ___________ .

    ()

    Hunting

  13. The pots were ________ to make it stronger.

    ()

    burnt

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

    ()

    strength - duality

  15. Sangam Valartha Nagaram referred to___________.

    ()

    Madurai

  16. The sound travels at a speed of____________

    ()

    330m/s

  17. The nearest galaxy to the Earth is_____________

    ()

    Andromeda

  18. Chain of volcanoes present around the Pacific Ocean are called the Pacific ___________.

    ()

    Ring of Fire

  19. ___________language is widely used in 'official communication and daily life

    ()

    English

  20. In 1988, India's first grandmaster was ___________

    ()

    Vlswanathan Anand

  21. The most dominant reason for inequality and discrimination is___________

    ()

    caste system

  22. PART - C

    10 x 2 = 20
  23. What are the benefits of a museum?

  24. Describe the ancient methods of hunting?

  25. The velocity of Earth’s rotation is zero at poles.

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

    S.No Continent Plateau Plains
    1. Asia Tibetan Plateau Yangtze Plain
    2. North America    
    3. South America    
    4. Australia    
    5. Europe    
    6. Africa    
  27. Why is India called a sub continent?

  28. What is stereotype?

  29. PART - D

    12 x 5 = 60
  30. 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

  31. A noval dockyard has been discovered in Lothal. What does it convey.

  32. can you guess what happpened to the harappans?

  33. Poompuhar was located on which river bank? Name the ancient city which had Tamil Sangam Name a Sangam literary work
    Which Greek historian gave accounts about the Pandya kingdom? To which Tamil kingdom did the southern districts of Tamil Nadu belong to during the Sangam Age? Name the Chinese traveler who stayed and studied in Nalanda University.
    Thirunavukarasar mentioned Kanchi as What is the name of evening market during the Sangam Age? Name the temple built by Pallava king Rajasimha at Kanchi.
    Which district is known as the district of lakes? What is trade? Name a port located on the shore of Bay of Bengal.
  34. Explain the characteristics of the various spheres of the Earth.

  35. Study the picture and answer the given questions.
    a. Which is the closest planet to the Sun?
    b. Which is the largest planet?
    c. Which is the fart~est planet from the Sun?
    d. Which is the second smallest planet?

  36. 1. Name the landform.
    2: What order of a landform is this?
    3. Which activity of river is this landform formed by?

  37. December 11 International Mountain Day.

  38. You know the importance of conservation of forests. Do you think conservation of mountains is also equally important?

  39. Why are the Red Sea, Dead Sea and Black Sea named so?

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