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HIS - What is History? Important Questions

6th Standard

    Reg.No. :

Social Science

Time : 01:00:00 Hrs
Total Marks : 50
    6 x 1 = 6
  1. The Old Stone Age man lived mostly in _____________ .



  2. _____________ is the father of history.



  3. _____________ was the first animal tamed by Old Stone Age man.



  4. Dharma Chakra has __________ spokes.



  5. Fossil remains belongs to_______________sources



  6. Sanchi is situated in the Raisen district of_____________


    Madhya Pradesh

  7. 5 x 1 = 5
  8. Stone tools belonging to Old Stone Age have been excavated at Athtirampakkam near Chennai.

    (a) True
    (b) False
  9. During the period of Ashoka, Buddhism spread across the country.

    (a) True
    (b) False
  10. Pre-historic period people led an advanced style of life

    (a) True
    (b) False
  11. Artifacts form one of the important archaeological sources

    (a) True
    (b) False
  12. Bimbetka is in Andhra Pradesh

    (a) True
    (b) False
  13. 5 x 1 = 5
  14. Written records

  15. (1)

    Hunting activities

  16. Ashoka

  17. (2)

    the most famous king

  18. Religious Literature

  19. (3)

    copper plates

  20. History

  21. (4)

    Record of the past

  22. Dogs

  23. (5)


    3 x 2 = 6
  24. a. Paintings were drawn on rocks and caves.
    b. There were paintings depicting hunting scenes.
    c. It was drawn to show his family members about hunting.
    d. The paintings were painted by using many colours.

  25. (a) History is a record of past events.
    (b) In History the past events are given in chronological order.
    (c) History is derived from Istoria meaning learning by enquiry.
    (d) History is a mere collection of stories

  26. (a) We have lion pillar in Saranath.
    (b) This pillar was built by Ashoka.
    (c) There is a Dhannachakra in this pillar.
    (d) This Chakra has uncountable spokes

  27. 5 x 2 = 10
  28. Statement: Pre historic men went along with the dog for hunting
    Reason: Dogs with its sniffing power would find out other animals
    (a) Statement is true, but reason is wrong.
    (b) Statement and reason are correct.
    (c) Statement is wrong and reason is correct.
    (d) Both statements and reasons are wrong.

  29. Statement: The objects used by the early man are excavated. They are preserved to know the lifestyle of the people.
    Find out which of the following is related to statement
    (a) Museum
    (b) Burial materials
    (c) Stone tools
    (d) Bones.

  30. Statement: Early man used stone tools.
    Reason: He knew only stones as tools

  31. Statement: Archaecological sources help to know about the early man.
    Find out which of the following is related to the statement

  32. Statement: Raja Raja Chola built the Big Temple.
    Find out which of the following is related of the statement

  33. 4 x 2 = 8
  34. Can you say any two advantages of writing diary?

  35. How do we know the people’s lifestyle of the Old Stone Age?

  36. Is inscription a written record?

  37. Name an epic?

  38. 5 x 2 = 10
  39. What is history?

  40. Mention the places from where we got pre-historic tools.

  41.  Name some tools used by early man to hunt animals.

  42. Name any two artefacts?

  43. Compare the lifestyle of Old Stone Age man with present day lifestyle.


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