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Important Question Part-IV

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. Humans with the help of flint made __________.

    (a)

    sharp weapons

    (b)

    vessels

    (c)

    carts

    (d)

    boats

  7. River valleys are said to be the cradle of civilisation because

    (a)

    Soil is very fertile.

    (b)

    They experience good climate

    (c)

    They are useful for transportation.

    (d)

    Many civilisations flourished on river valleys.

  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 city is not related to the Bay of Bengal?

    (a)

    Poompuhar

    (b)

    Madurai

    (c)

    Korkai

    (d)

    Kancheepuram

  11. Which of the following cities, is in Iraq?

    (a)

    Harappa

    (b)

    Mohernjo-Daro

    (c)

    Mesopotamia

    (d)

    Sanchi

  12. Ahil was a 

    (a)

    Port

    (b)

    Fragrant wood

    (c)

    Educated centre

    (d)

    Ornament

  13. Thoonga Nagaram refers to

    (a)

    Kanchi

    (b)

    Poompuhar

    (c)

    Madurai

    (d)

    Korkai

  14. Which of the following planets can float on water?

    (a)

    Jupiter

    (b)

    Saturn

    (c)

    Uranus

    (d)

    Neptune

  15. The solar system is believed to have formed about ___________billion years ago

    (a)

    3

    (b)

    4.5

    (c)

    3.5

    (d)

    5

  16. The outer planets are_______

    (a)

    Jupiter and Mercury

    (b)

    Venus and Earth

    (c)

    Saturn and Mars

    (d)

    Uranus and Neptune

  17. Io, Europa, Ganymede, Callisto are a few large satellites of________

    (a)

    Jupiter

    (b)

    Mars

    (c)

    Mercury

    (d)

    Venus

  18. Which of the following is the smallest ocean on Earth?

    (a)

    The Pacific Ocean

    (b)

    The Indian Ocean

    (c)

    The Atlantic Ocean

    (d)

    The Arctic Ocean

  19. The International Mountain Day is

    (a)

    December 10th

    (b)

    December 11th

    (c)

    December 12th  

    (d)

    December 13th

  20. The Reunion islands are present in ________ Ocean.

    (a)

    Arctic

    (b)

    Antartic

    (c)

    IndianPacific

    (d)

    Pacific

  21. India consists of______________States and ______________Union territories.

    (a)

    27,9

    (b)

    29, 7

    (c)

    28,7

    (d)

    28,9

  22. Mohiniyattam is a classical dance of

    (a)

    Kerala

    (b)

    Tamil Nadu

    (c)

    Manipur

    (d)

    Karnataka

  23. The phrase ‘ Unity in Diversity’ was coined by

    (a)

    Jawaharlal Nehru

    (b)

    Ambedkar

    (c)

    Mahathma Gandhi

    (d)

    Rajaji

  24. Discrimination done on the basis of gender is referred to as

    (a)

    gender discrimination

    (b)

    caste discrimination

    (c)

    religious discrimination

    (d)

    inequality

  25. 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

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

    (a)

    1985

    (b)

    1986

    (c)

    1987

    (d)

    1988

  27. Baba Saheb refers to

    (a)

    Patel

    (b)

    Tilak

    (c)

    Ambedkar

    (d)

    Gandhiji

  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. Aryans of the Rig Vedic Period were________

    (a)

    nomadic

    (b)

    semi-nomadic

    (c)

    developed

  31. _________was the leader of the village

    (a)

    Gramani

    (b)

    Viz

    (c)

    Grama

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

    (a)

    Ayodhya

    (b)

    Indraprastha

    (c)

    Mathura

    (d)

    Harappa

  33. Where did Buddha deliver his first sermon?

    (a)

    Lumbini

    (b)

    Saranath

    (c)

    Taxila

    (d)

    Bodh Gaya

  34. The first Tirthankara was_________

    (a)

    Rishabha

    (b)

    Mahavira

    (c)

    buddha

  35. The last one was________

    (a)

    Rishabha

    (b)

    Mahavira

    (c)

    buddha

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

    (a)

    Artha Sastra

    (b)

    Indica

    (c)

    Mudrarakshasa

    (d)

    All

  37. Who was the last emperor of Mauryan Dynasty?

    (a)

    Chandragupta Maurya

    (b)

    Ashoka

    (c)

    Brihadratha

    (d)

    Bindusara

  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. What is history?

  41. What do you know about the pre historic period?

  42. How dogs were useful to pre historic men?

  43. Write any two characteristics of Homo sapiens?

  44. What do you know about anthropology?

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

  46. What do you know about the Great Bath?

  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. Discuss the sources available to know about Tamil cities.

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

  51. What is a continent?

  52. When you are walking on the Marina beach in Chennai, which order of landform are you on?

  53. When you travel from Japan to California, which ocean would you travel across?

  54. Why is India called a sub continent?

  55. List out some of the classical dances of India.

  56. What is discrimination?

  57. Various discrimination in India. Discuss.

  58. What did the Aryans do after settling?

  59. Name the gods that the Rig Vedic Aryans worshipped?

  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 is meant by primary activities?

  65. Name the factors that determine whether a substance is a resource or not?

  66. What are the uses 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. Distinguish between inner and outer planets

  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. Distinguish between an ocean and a sea.

  73. December 11 International Mountain Day.

  74. “India is a land of diversity, yet we are all united”. Discuss.

  75. What are the causes of Prejudice?

  76. Write about the Vedic women in a pragraph.

  77. What are the five important rules of conduct in Jainism?

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

  79. Kalinga war became a turning point in Ashoka’s life. How?

  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. What is resource planning and why is it necessary?

  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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