Revision Test

6th Standard

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Social Science

Answer all the questions

Time : 02:30:00 Hrs
Total Marks : 100

    Part A

    15 x 1 = 15
  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. Humans with the help of flint made __________.

    (a)

    sharp weapons

    (b)

    vessels

    (c)

    carts

    (d)

    boats

  4. 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.

  5. Water management system of Tamils are known from

    (a)

    Kallanai

    (b)

    Tanks in Kancheepuram

    (c)

    Prakirama Pandyan Tank

    (d)

    River Cauvery

  6. We read Puhar kandam in

    (a)

    Manimegalai

    (b)

    Pattinappalai

    (c)

    Arthashastra

    (d)

    Silappathikaram

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

    (a)

    Andromeda

    (b)

    Magellanic clouds

    (c)

    Milky Way

    (d)

    Starburst

  8. The outer planets are_______

    (a)

    Jupiter and Mercury

    (b)

    Venus and Earth

    (c)

    Saturn and Mars

    (d)

    Uranus and Neptune

  9. Consider the following statements
    (1) Biosphere consists of Ecosystems.
    (2) Atmosphere consists of water bodies.
    (3) Lithosphere is the solid outer layer of the Earth

    (a)

    1 and 2

    (b)

    1 and 3

    (c)

    1,2 and 3

    (d)

    2 only

  10. 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

  11. The longest mountain range In the world is

    (a)

    Himalayas

    (b)

    Rocky

    (c)

    Andes

    (d)

    Alps

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

    (a)

    Sikhism

    (b)

    Islam

    (c)

    Zoarastrianism

    (d)

    Confucianism

  13. Punjab is well known for_________________ dance.

    (a)

    Bihu

    (b)

    Dandia

    (c)

    Bhangra

    (d)

    Dumhal

  14. Gender-based stereotypes are often portrayed in

    (a)

    films

    (b)

    advertisements

    (c)

    TV serials

    (d)

    All of these

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

    (a)

    Martin Luther

    (b)

    Nelson Mandela

    (c)

    Mother Theresa

    (d)

    Tagore

  16. Part B

    15 x 1 = 15
  17. _____________ was the first animal tamed by Old Stone Age man.

    ()

    Dog

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

    ()

    hunting and gathering

  19. ____________ were used to store grains.

    ()

    Granaries

  20. Masathuvan means ____________ .

    ()

    A big trader

  21. Sangam Valartha Nagaram referred to___________.

    ()

    Madurai

  22. India’s first ever mission to the moon is _______________ .

    ()

    Chandrayaan-I

  23. The Island continent is __________ .

    ()

    Australia

  24. Jaisalmer, the land of lowest rainfall is located in _________

    ()

    Rajasthan

  25. __________ was the independent India’s first Law Minister

    ()

    Dr. B.R. Ambedkbar

  26. The Indian National carrom championship in 2008 was won by__________

    ()

    lIavazhagi

  27. Thiruparthikundram, a village in Kanchipuram was once called_________.

    ()

     Jina Kanchi.

  28. ______________ resources are being used in the present.

    ()

    Actual

  29. The Indian National Flag was designed by ______________.

    ()

    Pineali Venkaya

  30. ____________ protects our fundamental rights.

    ()

    Constitution

  31. According to Gandhiji, the villages are __________ of the nation.

    ()

    back bone

  32. Part C

    5 x 1 = 5
  33. Goat was the first animal to be domesticated by humans.

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

    (a) True
    (b) False
  35. Many rock cut temples were made during the Pallava period.

    (a) True
    (b) False
  36. Emperor Ashoka followed Buddhism.

    (a) True
    (b) False
  37. Buddha's relics were placed in the centre of the Stupas.

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

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

  40. What do you know about anthropology?

  41. Write about the accounts given by scholars about Kanchi.

  42. Distinguish between a Mountain and a Plateau

  43. List out the various festivals celebrated in different states.

  44. Various discrimination in India. Discuss.

  45. Compare national and international resources.

  46. What are called secondary occupation?

  47. What is the difference between Naalangadi and Allangadi.

  48. What is evolution?

  49. Part E

    7 x 5 = 35
  50. 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?

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

  52. Write any two types of discrimination?

  53. Jainism and Buddhism flourished in Sangam period. Give any two evidences for each.

  54. What are the salient features of the National anthem?

  55. How are the industries classified on the basis of raw materials?

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

  57. Part F

    1 x 10 = 10
  58. On the outline map of India, mark the following places:
    1.Adichanallur
    2.Attirampakkam
    3.Bhimbetka
    4.Hunasagi Valley
    5.Lothal

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