Multiple Choice Question Test

6th Standard

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Social Science

Time : 00:30:00 Hrs
Total Marks : 50

    Answer all the questions

    50 x 1 = 50
  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. Who was the first ruler to give up war after victory

    (a)

    Bimbisar

    (b)

    Raja Raja Chola

    (c)

    Akbar

    (d)

    Ashoka

  3. The process of evolution is _____________ . 

    (a)

    direct

    (b)

    indirect

    (c)

    gradual

    (d)

    fast

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

    (a)

    Homo erectus

    (b)

    Homo habilis

    (c)

    Neanderthal

    (d)

    Homo sapiens

  5. Harpoons and spear throwers were used by _________ .

    (a)

    Homo erectus

    (b)

    Homo sapiens

    (c)

    Cromagnons

    (d)

    Homo habilis

  6. Evidences of this man In seen in Germany.

    (a)

    Neanderthal

    (b)

    Homo erectus

    (c)

    Homo habilis

    (d)

    Cromagnons

  7. 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.

  8. The dancing girl statue was made out of

    (a)

    gold

    (b)

    silver

    (c)

    bronze

    (d)

    iron

  9. Which of the following region has a city more than 6500 years old?

    (a)

    Iraq

    (b)

    Indus Valley

    (c)

    Tamilagam

    (d)

    Thondaimandalam

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

    (a)

    Poompuhar

    (b)

    Madurai

    (c)

    Korkai

    (d)

    Kancheepuram

  11. Water management system of Tamils are known from

    (a)

    Kallanai

    (b)

    Tanks in Kancheepuram

    (c)

    Prakirama Pandyan Tank

    (d)

    River Cauvery

  12. Which city is related to Keezhadi excavation?

    (a)

    Madurai

    (b)

    Kancheepuram

    (c)

    Poompuhar

    (d)

    Harappa

  13. (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

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

    (a)

    Harappa

    (b)

    Mohernjo-Daro

    (c)

    Mesopotamia

    (d)

    Sanchi

  15. 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

  16. We read Puhar kandam in

    (a)

    Manimegalai

    (b)

    Pattinappalai

    (c)

    Arthashastra

    (d)

    Silappathikaram

  17. Pearls were found in abundance in

    (a)

    Chozha Nadu

    (b)

    Pandya Nadu

    (c)

    Thondai Nadu

    (d)

    Chera Nadu

  18. I) Madural was a prominent town of Tamizhagan.
    ll) n archaeological excavation has been done In Keezhadi near .dural.
    Ill) Wom n purchased thin s from Allangadl without any fear

    (a)

    i) is correct

    (b)

    ii) is correct

    (c)

    iii) is correct

    (d)

    i), ii), iii) all are correct

  19. The Tropic of Capricorn faces the Sun directly on

    (a)

    March 21

    (b)

    June 21

    (c)

    September 23

    (d)

    December 22

  20. The only celestial body where man has successfully landed

    (a)

    Mars

    (b)

    Moon

    (c)

    Mercury

    (d)

    Venus

  21. 1. Venus rotates from east to west.
    2. The Tropic of Cancer faces the Sun on June 21.
    3. Mars has rings around it.
    i) 1 and 2
    ii) 2 and 3
    iii) 1,2 and 3
    iv) 2 only

    (a)

    1 and 2

    (b)

    2 and 3

    (c)

    1,2 and 3

    (d)

    2 only

  22. The solar system is believed to have formed about ___________billion years ago

    (a)

    3

    (b)

    4.5

    (c)

    3.5

    (d)

    5

  23. The nearest planet is___________

    (a)

    Mercury

    (b)

    Venus

    (c)

    Neptune

    (d)

    Jupiter

  24. Io, Europa, Ganymede, Callisto are a few large satellites of________

    (a)

    Jupiter

    (b)

    Mars

    (c)

    Mercury

    (d)

    Venus

  25. The second largest planet in the solar system is______________

    (a)

    Mars

    (b)

    Star

    (c)

    Earth

    (d)

    Saturn

  26. Triton is the satellite of___________

    (a)

    Earth

    (b)

    Jupiter

    (c)

    Neptune

    (d)

    Uranus

  27. Solid layer of rocks and soil is found in

    (a)

    Biosphere

    (b)

    Lithosphere

    (c)

    Hydrosphere

    (d)

    Atmosphere

  28. Consider the following statements
    (1) Universe is referred to Cosmos.
    (2) The Sun is at the centre' of the solar system.
    (3) Pluto is a dwarf planet.

    (a)

    1 and 2

    (b)

    2 and 3

    (c)

    1,2 and 3

    (d)

    1 only.

  29. Consider the following statements
    Statement I: Jupiter is the eighth planet from the Sun.
    Statement II: Jupiter is the Gaseous Giant planet.
    Which of the following statements is/are time?  

    (a)

    I is true, II is wrong

    (b)

    I is wrong, II is true

    (c)

    Both the statements are true

    (d)

    Both the statements are wrong

  30. Consider the following statements
    Statement I:
    Summer Solstice is the longest day with Southern Hemisphere.
    Statement II: Winter Solstice is the longest day in the Northern Hemisphere.

    (a)

    I is true, II is wrong

    (b)

    I is wrong, II is true

    (c)

    Both the statements are true

    (d)

    Both the statements are wrong

  31. Which of the following is the smallest ocean on Earth?

    (a)

    The Pacific Ocean

    (b)

    The Indian Ocean

    (c)

    The Atlantic Ocean

    (d)

    The Arctic Ocean

  32. 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

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

    (a)

    A Strait

    (b)

    An Isthmus

    (c)

    An Island

    (d)

    A Trench

  34. Andes mountain is located in

    (a)

    North America

    (b)

    South America

    (c)

    Asia

    (d)

    Europe

  35. The International Mountain Day is

    (a)

    December 10th

    (b)

    December 11th

    (c)

    December 12th  

    (d)

    December 13th

  36. Bering sea is the marginal sea of the Ocean.

    (a)

    Pacific

    (b)

    Indian

    (c)

    Atlantic

    (d)

    Arctic

  37. The land surrounded by water on three sides is called

    (a)

    Bay

    (b)

    Strait

    (c)

    Peninsula

    (d)

    Trench

  38. Mawsynram, the land of highest rainfall is located in

    (a)

    Manipur

    (b)

    Sikkim

    (c)

    Nagaland

    (d)

    Meghalaya

  39. Recognised official languages of India, as per VIIIth Schedule of Indian Constitution

    (a)

    25

    (b)

    23

    (c)

    22

    (d)

    26

  40. ‘Discovery of India’ – a book was written by

    (a)

    Rajaji

    (b)

    V.O.C

    (c)

    Nethaji

    (d)

    Jawaharlal Nehru

  41. V.A. Smith called India as _________________ 

    (a)

    Great Democracy

    (b)

    Unique land of diversities

    (c)

    Ethnological museum

    (d)

    Secular nation

  42. Karagattam is a popular folk dance in

    (a)

    Tamil nadu

    (b)

    Gujarat

    (c)

    Assam

    (d)

    Kerala

  43. Discrimination done on the basis of gender is referred to as

    (a)

    gender discrimination

    (b)

    caste discrimination

    (c)

    religious discrimination

    (d)

    inequality

  44. Name the book/s written by A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

    (a)

    India 2020

    (b)

    Wings of Fire

    (c)

    Ignited Minds

    (d)

    All of these

  45. Viswanathan Anand became India’s first grandmaster in the year.

    (a)

    1985

    (b)

    1986

    (c)

    1987

    (d)

    1988

  46. 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)

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

    (a)

    Namakkal

    (b)

    Salem

    (c)

    Kanyakumari

    (d)

    Sivagangai

  48. The eleventh President of India was

    (a)

    Narasimha Rao

    (b)

    Man Mohan Singh

    (c)

    Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam

    (d)

    Lal Bahadur Sastri

  49. Viswanathan Anand was born in

    (a)

    Chennai

    (b)

    Bengaluru

    (c)

    Tiruvanandapuram

    (d)

    Vishakhapatnam

  50. Apartheiod, the racist policy was brought to an end by

    (a)

    Martin Luther

    (b)

    Nelson Mandela

    (c)

    Mother Theresa

    (d)

    Tagore

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