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Important Question Part-II

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. Indus valley civilization is great, because

    (a)

    It had advanced sanitation and drainage system

    (b)

    Repeated floods affected this area

    (c)

    Indus people maintained a big army

    (d)

    They did not use 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. Name the place related to the export of Sandal.

    (a)

    Western Ghats

    (b)

    Southern Sea

    (c)

    Eastern Sea

    (d)

    Elam

  12. Thoonga Nagaram refers to

    (a)

    Kanchi

    (b)

    Poompuhar

    (c)

    Madurai

    (d)

    Korkai

  13. Pearls were found in abundance in

    (a)

    Chozha Nadu

    (b)

    Pandya Nadu

    (c)

    Thondai Nadu

    (d)

    Chera Nadu

  14. The movement of the Earth on its axis is called

    (a)

    Revolution

    (b)

    Seasons

    (c)

    Rotation

    (d)

    Circulation

  15. ___________is self luminous and gives light on its own

    (a)

    sun

    (b)

    Moon

    (c)

    Star

    (d)

    Earth

  16. The outer planets are_______

    (a)

    Jupiter and Mercury

    (b)

    Venus and Earth

    (c)

    Saturn and Mars

    (d)

    Uranus and Neptune

  17. The second largest planet in the solar system is______________

    (a)

    Mars

    (b)

    Star

    (c)

    Earth

    (d)

    Saturn

  18. The frozen continent is

    (a)

    North America

    (b)

    Australia

    (c)

    Antarctica

    (d)

    Asia

  19. Andes mountain is located in

    (a)

    North America

    (b)

    South America

    (c)

    Asia

    (d)

    Europe

  20. 'Roof of the world'denotes to

    (a)

    Tibetan Plateau

    (b)

    Chhotanagpur Plateau

    (c)

    Deccan Plateau

    (d)

    Malwa Plateau

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

    (a)

    25

    (b)

    23

    (c)

    22

    (d)

    26

  22. Onam festival celebrated in

    (a)

    Kerala

    (b)

    Tamil Nadu

    (c)

    Punjab

    (d)

    Karnataka

  23. V.A. Smith called India as _________________ 

    (a)

    Great Democracy

    (b)

    Unique land of diversities

    (c)

    Ethnological museum

    (d)

    Secular nation

  24. Which one of the following is not the reason for Prejudice?

    (a)

    Socialization

    (b)

    Economic Benefits

    (c)

    Authoritarian personality

    (d)

    Geography

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

    (a)

    1990

    (b)

    1989

    (c)

    1988

    (d)

    1987

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

    (a)

    Namakkal

    (b)

    Salem

    (c)

    Kanyakumari

    (d)

    Sivagangai

  27. The eleventh President of India was

    (a)

    Narasimha Rao

    (b)

    Man Mohan Singh

    (c)

    Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam

    (d)

    Lal Bahadur Sastri

  28. Aryans first settled in ___________ region.

    (a)

    . Punjab

    (b)

    Middle Gangetic

    (c)

    Kashmir

    (d)

    North east

  29. Aryans came from ______________.

    (a)

    China

    (b)

    North Asia

    (c)

    Central Asia

    (d)

    Europe

  30. People then move to a new piece of land for________

    (a)

    cultivation

    (b)

    industrial

    (c)

    manufactures

  31. Aryans of the Rig Vedic Period were________

    (a)

    nomadic

    (b)

    semi-nomadic

    (c)

    developed

  32. Agroup of villages was called______

    (a)

    Gramani

    (b)

    Viz

    (c)

    Grama

  33. How many Tirthankaras were there in Jainism?

    (a)

    23

    (b)

    24

    (c)

    25

    (d)

    26

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

    (a)

    the shower of stars

    (b)

    to sacrificial rites

    (c)

    Tirthankaras

  35. The intellectual and spiritual development in India, historian Will Durant has rightly called it_________

    (a)

    the shower of stars

    (b)

    to sacrificial rit

    (c)

    Tirthankara

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

    (a)

    Anga

    (b)

    Magadha

    (c)

    Kosala

    (d)

    Vajji

  37. Chandra Gupta Maurya abdicated the thrown and went to Sravanbelgola along with Jaina Saint ___________

    (a)

    Badrabahu

    (b)

    Stulabahu

    (c)

    Parswanatha

    (d)

    Rushabhanatha

  38. _________became republics or smaller kingdoms.

    (a)

    northern India

    (b)

    Kalinga

    (c)

    Janapadas

    (d)

    Magadha

  39. Section-II

    27 x 2 = 54
  40. What are the sources available to know about the pre-historic period?

  41. Why were paintings drawn on rocks?

  42. How dogs were useful to pre historic men?

  43. Describe the ancient methods of hunting?

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

  45. Why Indus Civilisation is called Bronze Age civilisation?

  46. Can you point out the special features of their drainage system?

  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. Discuss the sources available to know about Tamil cities.

  49. Mention the other names of Madurai.

  50. Which is known as city of lakes? Why?

  51. What is a continent?

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

    S.No Name of the ocean Area (million sq.km) Trenches Depth (m)
    1. Pacific Ocean 168.72 Mariana 10,994
    2. Atlantic Ocean      
    3. Indian Ocean      
    4. Southern Ocean      
    5. Arctic Ocean      
  53. When you travel from Japan to California, which ocean would you travel across?

  54. Why is India called the land of unity in diversity?

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

  56. What are the articles that are discussing the equality in the Indian Constitution?

  57. Various discrimination in India. Discuss.

  58. What did the Aryans do after settling?

  59. How did the barter system prevalent?

  60. Given an account on the economic life of the Aryans

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

    Jainism Buddhism
       
  62. Human resources.

  63. What is sustainable development?

  64. Which resources must be reduced while using?

  65. Give an example for the human resources?

  66. What are the classification of natural resources ?

  67. Section-III

    16 x 5 = 80
  68. Temple city. Give short notes.

  69. 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.
  70. What are the effects of rotation and revolution?

  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 importance of oceans.

  73. December 11 International Mountain Day.

  74. Explain Linguistic diversity and cultural diversity.

  75. What are the causes of Prejudice?

  76. Write about the Vedic women in a pragraph.

  77. Write any three differences between Hinayana and Mahayana sects of Buddhism?

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

  79. What did Ashoka do to spread Buddhism? (Write any three points)

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

  81. Write the Gandhian thought on conservation of resources.

  82. Explain the primary, secondary and tertiary activities.

  83. Write about the resources?

  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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