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Important Questions

6th Standard

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Social Science

Time : 01:00:00 Hrs
Total Marks : 60

    Part - A

    46 x 1 = 46
  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. What metals were known to the people of Indus Civilization?

    (a)

    Copper, bronze, silver, gold, but not iron

    (b)

    Copper, silver, iron, but not bronze

    (c)

    Copper, gold, iron, but not silver

    (d)

    Copper, silver, iron, but not gold

  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 one of the following is a Tamil city?

    (a)

    Iraq

    (b)

    Harappa

    (c)

    Mohenjo-Daro

    (d)

    Kancheepuram

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

    (a)

    Harappa

    (b)

    Mohernjo-Daro

    (c)

    Mesopotamia

    (d)

    Sanchi

  12. Name the place related to the export of Sandal.

    (a)

    Western Ghats

    (b)

    Southern Sea

    (c)

    Eastern Sea

    (d)

    Elam

  13. Pearls were found in abundance in

    (a)

    Chozha Nadu

    (b)

    Pandya Nadu

    (c)

    Thondai Nadu

    (d)

    Chera Nadu

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

    (a)

    Jupiter

    (b)

    Saturn

    (c)

    Uranus

    (d)

    Neptune

  15. Saturn's largest moon is___________

    (a)

    Europa

    (b)

    Callisto

    (c)

    Titan

    (d)

    Titania

  16. Solid layer of rocks and soil is found in

    (a)

    Biosphere

    (b)

    Lithosphere

    (c)

    Hydrosphere

    (d)

    Atmosphere

  17. Consider the following statements
    (1) Biosphere consists of Ecosystems.
    (2) Atmosphere consists of water bodies.
    (3) Lithosphere is the solid outer layer of the Earth

    (a)

    1 and 2

    (b)

    1 and 3

    (c)

    1,2 and 3

    (d)

    2 only

  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 longest mountain range In the world is

    (a)

    Himalayas

    (b)

    Rocky

    (c)

    Andes

    (d)

    Alps

  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. Which one of the following religion is not practised in India

    (a)

    Sikhism

    (b)

    Islam

    (c)

    Zoarastrianism

    (d)

    Confucianism

  23. V.A. Smith called India as _________________ 

    (a)

    Great Democracy

    (b)

    Unique land of diversities

    (c)

    Ethnological museum

    (d)

    Secular nation

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

    (a)

    1985

    (b)

    1986

    (c)

    1987

    (d)

    1988

  25. Which article of the Constitution says discrimination against any citizen on grounds only of religion, race, caste, sex, place of birth or any of them is not permitted?

    (a)

    14(1)

    (b)

    15(1)

    (c)

    16(1)

    (d)

    17(1)

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

    (a)

    1990

    (b)

    1989

    (c)

    1988

    (d)

    1987

  27. Viswanathan Anand was born in

    (a)

    Chennai

    (b)

    Bengaluru

    (c)

    Tiruvanandapuram

    (d)

    Vishakhapatnam

  28. Aryans first settled in ___________ region.

    (a)

    . Punjab

    (b)

    Middle Gangetic

    (c)

    Kashmir

    (d)

    North east

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

    (a)

    1/3

    (b)

    1/6

    (c)

    1/8

    (d)

    1/9

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

    (a)

    cultivation

    (b)

    industrial

    (c)

    manufactures

  31. ________was headed by Gramani

    (a)

    Gramani

    (b)

    Viz

    (c)

    Grama

  32. Find the odd one:
    Material remains such as iron implements and pottery from the archaeological sites

    (a)

    Punjab

    (b)

    Uttar Pradesh

    (c)

    Bombay

    (d)

    Rajasthan

  33. Where was the third Buddhist Council convened?

    (a)

    Rajagriha

    (b)

    Vaishali

    (c)

    Pataliputra

    (d)

    Kashmir

  34. The Upanishads taught as alternative_________ were too philosophical, which a layperson could not understand.

    (a)

    the shower of stars

    (b)

    to sacrificial rites

    (c)

    Tirthankaras

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

    (a)

    the shower of stars

    (b)

    to sacrificial rites

    (c)

    Tirthankaras

  36. Among the following who was the contemporary of Gautama Buddha?

    (a)

    Ajatasatru

    (b)

    Bindusara

    (c)

    Padmanabha Nanda

    (d)

    Brihadratha

  37. Who was the last emperor of Mauryan Dynasty?

    (a)

    Chandragupta Maurya

    (b)

    Ashoka

    (c)

    Brihadratha

    (d)

    Bindusara

  38. new intellectual awakening began to develop in._________

    (a)

    northern India

    (b)

    Kalinga

    (c)

    Janapadas

    (d)

    Magadha

  39. Who wrote the most famous novel Anand Math?

    (a)

    Akbar

    (b)

    Rabindra Nath Tagore

    (c)

    Bankim Chandra Chatterjee

    (d)

    Jawaharlal Nehru

  40. The colour of the Asoka chakra found in our National flag is __________

    (a)

    sky blue

    (b)

    navy blue

    (c)

    blue

    (d)

    green

  41. The time taken to play the National Anthem is ____________

    (a)

    50 seconds

    (b)

    52 minutes

    (c)

    52 seconds

    (d)

    20 seconds

  42. ___________is native to Asia and the only bird which has a tail.

    (a)

    Banyan tree

    (b)

    Lotus

    (c)

    Peacock

    (d)

    Tiger

  43. The Constitution Day is celebrated on

    (a)

     January 26

    (b)

    August 15

    (c)

     November 26

    (d)

    December 9

  44. Which of the following is not a fundamental right?

    (a)

     Right to freedom

    (b)

    Right to equality

    (c)

     Right to vote

    (d)

     Right to education

  45. Which one is not a secondary sector in Agro based industries?

    (a)

    Cotton textiles

    (b)

    Sugar mills

    (c)

    Food processing

    (d)

    Sea food processing

  46. Which one is not a secondary sector in Forest based industries?

    (a)

    Paper mills

    (b)

    Furniture making

    (c)

    Aluminium Industries

    (d)

    Building Materials,

  47. Part - B

    33 x 2 = 66
  48. What do you know about the pre historic period?

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

  50. How dogs were useful to pre historic men?

  51. Why did humans move from place to place?

  52. Why were axes made?

  53. Why Indus Civilisation is called Bronze Age civilisation?

  54. What do you know about the Great Bath?

  55. Agriculture was one of their occupations. How can you prove this? (with findings)

  56. Write a brief note on ancient cities of India.

  57. Name the scholars who were born at Kancheepuram.

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

  59. What is a continent?

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

    S.No Continent Plateau Plains
    1. Asia Tibetan Plateau Yangtze Plain
    2. North America    
    3. South America    
    4. Australia    
    5. Europe    
    6. Africa    
  61. 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      
  62. What are the types of diversity?

  63. Why is India called a sub continent?

  64. What is discrimination?

  65. Various discrimination in India. Discuss.

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

  67. Name the new animal used by the Aryans?

  68. Write a short note about Gurukula System of Education?

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

    Jainism Buddhism
       
  70. Human resources.

  71. Tertiary activities.

  72. What is meant by primary activities?

  73. How we can generate the electricity using natral resources?

  74. What are the uses of natural resources?

  75. What do you know about the,upper parts of the national emblem?

  76. When did they complete this work?

  77. Who were the legal experts of the drafting committee?

  78. What is called barter system?

  79. Name the city centred industries.

  80. What is meant  by consumer goods?

  81. Part - C

    22 x 5 = 110
  82. Temple city. Give short notes.

  83. 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.
  84. Explain the characteristics of the various spheres of the Earth.

  85. Study the picture and answer the given questions.
    a. Which is the closest planet to the Sun?
    b. Which is the largest planet?
    c. Which is the fart~est planet from the Sun?
    d. Which is the second smallest planet?

  86. Distinguish between an ocean and a sea.

  87. December 11 International Mountain Day.

  88. Explain Linguistic diversity and cultural diversity.

  89. What are the causes of Prejudice?

  90. Write about the Vedic women in a pragraph.

  91. Make a tabular column in the following headings.

    Religion Name of the founder with picture Name of their Parents Key Principle Sects Symbol
               
               
  92. Make a Venn diagram to indicate similarities and dis-similarities of Jainism and Buddhism.

  93. Write any three causes for the rise of Magadha.

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

  95. Compare national and international resources.

  96. How can resources be conserved?

  97. Explain in detail classification on the basis of distribution.

  98. What are the salient features of the National anthem?

  99. Where is the peacock sanctuary located in Tamil Nadu?

  100. Write a note on Beating Reteat.

  101. What are the fundamental rights?

  102. List out the fundamental duties that you would like to fulfil.

  103. Why did Agriculture is called as primary oceupatlon?

  104. Maps

    3 x 10 = 30
  105. Mark the following places in the political map of India.
    a. Delhi
    b. Chennai
    c. Tamil Nadu
    d. Andhra Pradesh
    e. Kerala
    f. Karnataka

  106. On the given outline map of the world, label oceans, seas, isthumus and straits.

  107. 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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