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Important Question Part-III

6th Standard

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Social Science

Time : 03:00:00 Hrs
Total Marks : 200

    Section-I

    38 x 1 = 38
  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. Where did early man live?

    (a)

    mud house

    (b)

    under tree

    (c)

    caves

    (d)

    river banks

  3. Who was the first ruler to give up war after victory

    (a)

    Bimbisar

    (b)

    Raja Raja Chola

    (c)

    Akbar

    (d)

    Ashoka

  4. The process of evolution is _____________ . 

    (a)

    direct

    (b)

    indirect

    (c)

    gradual

    (d)

    fast

  5. Tanzania is situated in the continent of 

    (a)

    Asia

    (b)

    Africa

    (c)

    America

    (d)

    Europe

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

    (a)

    Homo erectus

    (b)

    Homo habilis

    (c)

    Neanderthal

    (d)

    Homo sapiens

  7. Indus Civilisation belonged to

    (a)

    old Stone age

    (b)

    Medieval stone age

    (c)

    New stone age

    (d)

    Metal age

  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 is not the oldest city among the following ones?

    (a)

    Madurai

    (b)

    Kancheepuram

    (c)

    Poompuhar

    (d)

    Chennai

  11. Name the place related to the export of Sandal.

    (a)

    Western Ghats

    (b)

    Southern Sea

    (c)

    Eastern Sea

    (d)

    Elam

  12. statement: Kanchi was an educational centre.
    Reason: Hieun Tsang pursued his further studies at Kadigai.

    (a)

    Statement and Reason are wrong.

    (b)

    Statement correct but Reason is wrong

    (c)

    Both statements and Reason are correct

    (d)

    Statement is wrong but Reason is correct.

  13. 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

  14. The Tropic of Capricorn faces the Sun directly on

    (a)

    March 21

    (b)

    June 21

    (c)

    September 23

    (d)

    December 22

  15. Galaxy means the huge cluster of_____________

    (a)

    Planets

    (b)

    Asteroids

    (c)

    Stars

    (d)

    Meteors

  16. ___________is self luminous and gives light on its own

    (a)

    sun

    (b)

    Moon

    (c)

    Star

    (d)

    Earth

  17. 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

  18. The Malacca Strait connects

    (a)

    The Pacific and Atlantic Oceans

    (b)

    The Pacific and Southern Oceans

    (c)

    The Pacific and Indian Oceans

    (d)

    The Pacific and Arctic Oceans

  19. The longest mountain range In the world is

    (a)

    Himalayas

    (b)

    Rocky

    (c)

    Andes

    (d)

    Alps

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

    (a)

    Bay

    (b)

    Strait

    (c)

    Peninsula

    (d)

    Trench

  21. India is known as a 

    (a)

    Continent

    (b)

    Sub continent

    (c)

    Island

    (d)

    None of these

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

    (a)

    Sikhism

    (b)

    Islam

    (c)

    Zoarastrianism

    (d)

    Confucianism

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

    (a)

    Rajaji

    (b)

    V.O.C

    (c)

    Nethaji

    (d)

    Jawaharlal Nehru

  24. 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

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

    (a)

    1985

    (b)

    1986

    (c)

    1987

    (d)

    1988

  26. 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)

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

    (a)

    Martin Luther

    (b)

    Nelson Mandela

    (c)

    Mother Theresa

    (d)

    Tagore

  28. Our National Motto “Sathyameva Jayate” is taken from ___________

    (a)

    Brahmana

    (b)

    Veda

    (c)

    Aranyaka

    (d)

    Upanishad

  29. What was the ratio of land revenue collected during Vedic Age

    (a)

    1/3

    (b)

    1/6

    (c)

    1/8

    (d)

    1/9

  30. ________was headed by Gramani

    (a)

    Gramani

    (b)

    Viz

    (c)

    Grama

  31. Find the odd one:
    The Kuru and Panchala kingdoms flourished and large cities like

    (a)

    Ayodhya

    (b)

    Indraprastha

    (c)

    Mathura

    (d)

    Harappa

  32. Find the odd one:
    Material remains such as iron implements and pottery from the archaeological sites

    (a)

    Punjab

    (b)

    Uttar Pradesh

    (c)

    Bombay

    (d)

    Rajasthan

  33. Where did Buddha deliver his first sermon?

    (a)

    Lumbini

    (b)

    Saranath

    (c)

    Taxila

    (d)

    Bodh Gaya

  34. The Upanishads taught as alternative_________ were too philosophical, which a layperson could not understand.

    (a)

    the shower of stars

    (b)

    to sacrificial rites

    (c)

    Tirthankaras

  35. A________ is the one who revealed religious truth at different times

    (a)

    the shower of stars

    (b)

    to sacrificial rites

    (c)

    Tirthankaras

  36. . The Kingdom which was most powerful among the four Mahajanapadas

    (a)

    Anga

    (b)

    Magadha

    (c)

    Kosala

    (d)

    Vajji

  37. Which of the following are the sources of Mauryan period?

    (a)

    Artha Sastra

    (b)

    Indica

    (c)

    Mudrarakshasa

    (d)

    All

  38. Ashoka fought the _________war in 261 BC (BCE).

    (a)

    northern India

    (b)

    Kalinga

    (c)

    Janapadas

    (d)

    Magadha

  39. Section-II

    27 x 2 = 54
  40. Mention the places from where we got pre-historic tools.

  41. Name any two artefacts?

  42. How dogs were useful to pre historic men?

  43. Why were axes made?

  44. Importance of invention of wheel from the ancient period to the modern period.

  45. Why Indus Civilisation is called Bronze Age civilisation?

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

  47. 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

  48. Write a brief note on ancient cities of India.

  49. What is the difference between Naalangadi and Allangadi.

  50. Name the scholars who were born at Kancheepuram.

  51. Name the oceans which surround North America and South America.

  52. 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    
  53. When you arrange the continents in ascending order according to their size, which ranks third?

  54. Define diversity.

  55. Why is India called a sub continent?

  56. What is Prejudice?

  57. What is discrimination?

  58. Name the new animal used by the Aryans?

  59. How did the barter system prevalent?

  60. Write a short note about Gurukula System of Education?

  61. Place the following words in the appropriate column.
    Words: Jina, Mahayana, Tirthankaras, Stupas Nirvana, Digambara, Tripitakas, Agama

    Jainism Buddhism
       
  62. Renewable resources.

  63. What are resources?

  64. What makes the changes?

  65. What is meant by secondary acitivies?

  66. Give an example for the human resources?

  67. Section-III

    16 x 5 = 80
  68. Write about the accounts given by scholars about Kanchi.

  69. Kancheepuram was famous for education. Prove this statement.

  70. 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?

  71. Look at the picture and answer the questions given below.

    a) Identify the planet
    b) What is the colour of the planet?
    c) Why is it of this colour?

  72. Write down the classification of land forms.

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

  74. Explain Linguistic diversity and cultural diversity.

  75. What are the causes of Prejudice?

  76. Write about the Vedic women in a pragraph.

  77. Karma – a person’s action. Name any 10 good actions (deeds).

  78. Make a Venn diagram to indicate similarities and dis-similarities of Jainism and Buddhism.

  79. Write any three causes for the rise of Magadha.

  80. Write any five welfare measures you would do if you were a king like Ashoka?

  81. Differentiate universal and localized resources.

  82. SI. No. Picture Primary/secondary/teritary What is this? Region in which it is found 
    1.      
    2.      
    3.      
    4.      

     

  83. Explain in detail classification on the basis of distribution.

  84. Section-IV

    3 x 10 = 30
  85. Mark the following places in the political map of India.
    a. Delhi
    b. Chennai
    c. Tamil Nadu
    d. Andhra Pradesh
    e. Kerala
    f. Karnataka

  86. Map reading (with the help of atlas )
    a. A sea in the east of India
    b. Continents in the west of Atlantic Ocean
    c. Continents in the south of Arctic Ocean
    d. A strait between India and Sri Lanka
    e. Oceans which surround Australia
    f. Find out the Isthumusses
    (Create more questions)

  87. Mark the following in the outline map of India.
    1. Neyveli
    2. Bay of Bengal
    3. Arabian Sea
    4. Forest region of Tamil Nadu
    5. Indian Ocean
    6. Iron mining in Kanjamalai(Salem)

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