3rd Term FA(B) Model Test

6th Standard

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Social Science

Time : 02:00:00 Hrs
Total Marks : 60
    I. Choose the best answer
    10 x 1 = 10
  1. The rule of Pandyas was followed by _______

    (a)

    Satavahanas

    (b)

    Cholas

    (c)

    Kalabhras

    (d)

    Pallavas

  2. The lowest unit of administration during the Sangam Age was______________

    (a)

    Mandalam

    (b)

    Nadu

    (c)

    Ur

    (d)

    Pattinam

  3. i) Patanjali - 1. Kalinga
    ii) Agnimitra - 2. Indo-Greek
    iii) King Kharavela - 3. Indo-Parthians
    iv) Demetrius - 4. Second grammarian
    v) Gondophernes - 5. Malavikagnimitra

    (a)

     4 3 2 1 5

    (b)

    3 4 5 1 2

    (c)

    1 5 3 4 2

    (d)

    2 5 3 1 4

  4. Prayog Prashasti was composed by __________

    (a)

    Kalidasa

    (b)

    Amarasimha

    (c)

    Harisena

    (d)

    Dhanvantri

  5. a) Bana  1 10,000 students
    b) Harsha  2 Prayag
    c) Nalanda University  3 Harshacharita
    d) Hiuen -Tsang  4 Ratnavali
    e) Buddhist Assembly  5 Si-Yu-Ki

    (a)

    4, 3, 2, 1, 5

    (b)

    5, 2, 1, 3, 4

    (c)

    3, 5, 1, 2, 4

    (d)

    2, 1, 3, 4, 5

  6. Who among the following built the VaikundaPerumal temple?

    (a)

    Narasimhavarma II

    (b)

    Nandivarma II

    (c)

    Dantivarman

    (d)

    Parameshvaravarma

  7. Which of the following lines of longitude is considered for the Indian Standard Time?

    (a)

    82½° E

    (b)

    82½° W

    (c)

    81½° E

    (d)

    81½° W

  8. The total number of lines of latitude are

    (a)

    171

    (b)

    161

    (c)

    181

    (d)

    191

  9. The head of a corporation is called a_______-

    (a)

    Mayor

    (b)

    Commissioner

    (c)

    Chair Person

    (d)

    President

  10. II. Fill in the blanks 
    5 x 1 = 5
  11. _______________built Kallanai across the river Kaveri.

    ()

    Karikala cholan

  12. __________, the Pallava king was defeated by Samudragupta.

    ()

         

  13. The music inscriptions in ____________and ____________show Pallavas’ interest in music.

    ()

    Kudumianmalai and Thirumayam temple

  14. The river _________ passes through nine countries of Europe  

    ()

    Danube

  15. The Prime Meridian is also called ______________

    ()

    Greenwich Meridian

  16. III. True or False
    5 x 1 = 5
  17. Puhar was the general term for city.

    (a) True
    (b) False
  18. Buddhacharita was written by Asvaghosha.

    (a) True
    (b) False
  19. Harsha was noted for his religious intolerance.

    (a) True
    (b) False
  20. Thevaram was composed by Azhwars.

    (a) True
    (b) False
  21. The Virupaksha temple was built on the model of Kanchi Kailasanatha Temple.

    (a) True
    (b) False
  22. IV. Match the following
    5 x 1 = 5
  23. Pallavas

  24. (1)

    Manyakheta

  25. Rashtrakutas

  26. (2)

    Kanchi

  27. Bull Fighting

  28. (3)

    Spain

  29. 0° line of longitude

  30. (4)

    International Date Line

  31. 180° line of longitude

  32. (5)

    Greenwich

    IV. Answer any 10 in the following questions
    10 x 2 = 20
  33. What did Indian scientists achieve in astronomy and mathematics during the Gupta period?

  34. Give an account on Western Chalukyas of Kalyani.

  35. What is a geoid?

  36. How many times would the sun pass overhead a line of longitude?

  37. Define Disaster

  38. Chennai, Cuddalore and Cauvery delta are frequently affected by floods. Give reason.

  39. What are the types of democracy?

  40. Define: Direct Democracy

  41. List out a few functions of corporations

  42. What are the special features of Panchayat Raj system?

  43. Local bodies play an important role in the development of villages and cities. How?

  44. Identify the following signs

  45. V. Answer any 3 in detail:
    3 x 5 = 15
  46. KarikalValavan is regarded as the greatest Chola king. Justify.

  47. Give an account of the conquests of Pushyamitra Sunga.

  48. The importance of Gandhara School of Art.

  49. Give an account of Samudragupta’s military conquests.

  50. Asia is called the ‘Land of Contrasts’- Justify.

  51. The North western highlands and the Alpine mountain range

  52. What are the significant lines of latitude? Explain the zones found between them.

  53. Find out your area's representative’s names and write down 
    a. MP b. MLA 3. Local body member

  54. Discuss; If there is a contribution to the improvement of your school by local body representatives

  55. Find out the number of local bodies in your district and list them.

    1. Mark the following places.
      a. Korkai b. Kaveripoompattinam c. Musiri d. Uraiyur e. Madurai

    2. Mark the following in the outline map of Asia and Europe
      Asia : Ural mountain, Himalayas, Pamir knot, Gobi Desert, Arabian Peninsula, Deccan plateau, River Yangtze, River Ob,
      Aral Sea and Lake Baykal.
      Europe : The Pyrenees, Black forest, Apennines, Hungarian Plain, Caucasus Mountain, River Volga, River Danube, Strait of Gibraltar, Lake Ladoga, North Sea

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