Human Evolution Important Questions

6th Standard

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Social Science

Time : 01:00:00 Hrs
Total Marks : 50
    3 x 1 = 3
  1. The process of evolution is _____________ . 

    (a)

    direct

    (b)

    indirect

    (c)

    gradual

    (d)

    fast

  2. Harpoons and spear throwers were used by _________ .

    (a)

    Homo erectus

    (b)

    Homo sapiens

    (c)

    Cromagnons

    (d)

    Homo habilis

  3. Humans with the help of flint made __________.

    (a)

    sharp weapons

    (b)

    vessels

    (c)

    carts

    (d)

    boats

  4. 6 x 1 = 6
  5. __________ unearthed the footprints of humans in Tanzania.

    ()

     Anthropologists

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

    ()

    hunting and gathering

  7. The invention of _____________ made farming easier.

    ()

    Plough

  8. Rock paintings are found at ______________ in Nilgiris. 

    ()

    Karikaiyur

  9. It is a machine capable of taking a person backward or forward in time _________.

    ()

    Time Machine

  10. Plants grow faster in ________ areas.

    ()

    Water fed

  11. 5 x 1 = 5
  12. Anthropology is the study of coins.

    (a) True
    (b) False
  13. The first scientific invention of humans was wheel.

    (a) True
    (b) False
  14. Fire was used by early man to destroy forests.

    (a) True
    (b) False
  15. Humans domesticated hen, goat and cow after domesticating dogs.

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

    (a) True
    (b) False
  17. 3 x 2 = 6
  18. a. Australopithecus Walked on both legs
    b. Homo habilis Upright man
    c. Homo erectus Wise man
    d. Homo sapiens Less protruding face
  19. Homo erectus - China
    Cromagnons - France
    Homo sapiens - Africa
    Heidelbergs - London

  20. Ancestors - Nomadic life
    Beehives - Honey
    Axes - Big stones
    Wheel - No use

  21. 3 x 2 = 6
  22. Statement: The story of human evolution can be scientifically studied with the help of archaeology and anthropology.
    Reason: Excavated material remains are the main source for archaeological studies.
    Statement is correct, Reason is wrong.
    Reason is correct, Statement is wrong.
    Statement and Reason are correct.
    Statement and Reason are wrong.

  23. Statement: Man denuded to stay close to the river side,
    Reason: The land close to the river side was suitable for farming.
    Statement is wrong, Reason is true.
    Statement is true, Reason is wrong.
    Both statement and Reason are true.
    Both statement and Reason are wrong.

  24. Statement: Migration of man of different Parts of the world resulted in changes of physic and colour
    Reason: climatic changes.
    a. Statement is correct.
    b. Reason is wrong
    c. Statement and Reason is correct.
    d. Statement and Reason is wrong.

  25. 4 x 2 = 8
  26. What method is used to find out the age of the excavated materials?

  27. Where did early humans live?

  28. Which animal was used for ploughing?

  29. When did humans settle in one place?

  30. 3 x 2 = 6
  31. What is evolution?

  32. Why were axes made?

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

  34. 1 x 10 = 10
  35. 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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