HIS - Vedic Culture in North India and Megalithic Culture in South India Model Question Paper

6th Standard

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Social Science

Time : 01:30:00 Hrs
Total Marks : 50
    4 x 1 = 4
  1. Aryans came from ______________.

    (a)

    China

    (b)

    North Asia

    (c)

    Central Asia

    (d)

    Europe

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

    (a)

    1/3

    (b)

    1/6

    (c)

    1/8

    (d)

    1/9

  3. Aryans of the Rig Vedic Period were________

    (a)

    nomadic

    (b)

    semi-nomadic

    (c)

    developed

  4. Agroup of villages was called______

    (a)

    Gramani

    (b)

    Viz

    (c)

    Grama

  5. 3 x 1 = 3
  6. Vedic culture was ____________ in nature.

    ()

     Rural civilisation

  7. ____________ system is an ancient learning method.

    ()

    Gurukula  

  8. Adhichanallur is in ___________________district.

    ()

    Thoothukudi

  9. 3 x 1 = 3
  10. The Roman artefacts found at various sites provide the evidence of Indo – Roman trade relations.

    (a) True
    (b) False
  11. The army chief was called Gramani.

    (a) True
    (b) False
  12. Evidence for iron smelting has come to light at paiyampalli

    (a) True
    (b) False
  13. 4 x 1 = 4
  14. Keezhadi

  15. (1)

    Spindles

  16. Porunthal

  17. (2)

    Ivory dice

  18. Kodumanal

  19. (3)

    gold ornaments

  20. Adichanallur

  21. (4)

    tip of ploughs

    4 x 2 = 8
  22. Assertion : The vedic age is evidenced by good number of texts and adequate amount of material evidences.
    Reason: Shrutis comprise the Vedas, the Brahmanas, the Aranyakas and the Upanishads.
    a. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A.
    b. Both A and R are true but R is not the correct explanation of A.
    c. A is true but R is false.
    d. A is false but R is true.

  23. Which of the statement is not correct in the Vedic society
    a. A widow could re-marry.
    b. Child marriage was in practice.
    c. Father’s property was inherited by his son.
    d. Sati was unknown

  24. Match the Statement with the Reason/Tiek the appropriate answer:
    Assertion: The king appointed a purohit (chief priest) to assist him.
    Reason: The king was assisted by the Senani (army chief).
    (a) Both A and R are true and R isthe correct explanation of A.
    (b) Both A and R are true but R is not the correct 'explanation of A. .
    (c) A is true but R is false.
    (d) A is false but R is true.

  25. Match the Statement with the Reason/Tick the appropriate answer:
    Assertion: Menhir-In Breton Language 'Men' means "stone" and 'hir', "long."
    Reasson : They are Neolithic pillars planted vertically into the ground in memory of the dead,
    (a) Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A.
    (b) Both A and R are true but R is not the correct explanation of A.
    (c) A is true but R is false. .
    (d) A is false but R is true.

  26. 3 x 2 = 6
  27. Name the four Vedas

  28. What are Dolmens?

  29. Name the coins used for business transactions in Vedic period?

  30. 1 x 2 = 2
  31. Which of the statement is not correct in the Vedic society
    (a) cow was considered a sacred animal.
    (b) There were no temples.
    (c) Idol worship had not yet come into existence.
    (d) All the statements are wrong

  32. 1 x 2 = 2
  33. Mention two Ithikasas. Vertical monolithic pillar planted in memory of dead is called Name the ancient town in Sivagangai district dating to Sangam age
    Name any two Iron Age What method of agriculture was practised by early Aryans? Name two large cities emerged during Vedic period
  34. 4 x 2 = 8
  35. What did the Aryans do after settling?

  36. Name the new animal used by the Aryans?

  37. How did the barter system prevalent?

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

  39. 2 x 5 = 10
  40. Write briefly about the archaeological site at Kodumanal

  41. Difference between Gurukula system of education and Modern system of education.

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