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Important Question Part-V

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. Indus valley civilization is great, because

    (a)

    It had advanced sanitation and drainage system

    (b)

    Repeated floods affected this area

    (c)

    Indus people maintained a big army

    (d)

    They did not use 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 is the oldest city among the following ones?

    (a)

    Chennai

    (b)

    Tiruppur

    (c)

    Poompuhar

    (d)

    Salem

  12. Thoonga Nagaram refers to

    (a)

    Kanchi

    (b)

    Poompuhar

    (c)

    Madurai

    (d)

    Korkai

  13. statement: Kanchi was an educational centre.
    Reason: Hieun Tsang pursued his further studies at Kadigai.

    (a)

    Statement and Reason are wrong.

    (b)

    Statement correct but Reason is wrong

    (c)

    Both statements and Reason are correct

    (d)

    Statement is wrong but Reason is correct.

  14. The movement of the Earth on its axis is called

    (a)

    Revolution

    (b)

    Seasons

    (c)

    Rotation

    (d)

    Circulation

  15. Galaxy means the huge cluster of_____________

    (a)

    Planets

    (b)

    Asteroids

    (c)

    Stars

    (d)

    Meteors

  16. ___________is self luminous and gives light on its own

    (a)

    sun

    (b)

    Moon

    (c)

    Star

    (d)

    Earth

  17. Consider the following statements
    (1) Universe is referred to Cosmos.
    (2) The Sun is at the centre' of the solar system.
    (3) Pluto is a dwarf planet.

    (a)

    1 and 2

    (b)

    2 and 3

    (c)

    1,2 and 3

    (d)

    1 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 International Mountain Day is

    (a)

    December 10th

    (b)

    December 11th

    (c)

    December 12th  

    (d)

    December 13th

  20. The land surrounded by water on three sides is called

    (a)

    Bay

    (b)

    Strait

    (c)

    Peninsula

    (d)

    Trench

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

    (a)

    Sikhism

    (b)

    Islam

    (c)

    Zoarastrianism

    (d)

    Confucianism

  22. Recognised official languages of India, as per VIIIth Schedule of Indian Constitution

    (a)

    25

    (b)

    23

    (c)

    22

    (d)

    26

  23. ‘Discovery of India’ – a book was written by

    (a)

    Rajaji

    (b)

    V.O.C

    (c)

    Nethaji

    (d)

    Jawaharlal Nehru

  24. Which one of the following is not the reason for Prejudice?

    (a)

    Socialization

    (b)

    Economic Benefits

    (c)

    Authoritarian personality

    (d)

    Geography

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

    (a)

    gender discrimination

    (b)

    caste discrimination

    (c)

    religious discrimination

    (d)

    inequality

  26. 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

  27. The eleventh President of India was

    (a)

    Narasimha Rao

    (b)

    Man Mohan Singh

    (c)

    Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam

    (d)

    Lal Bahadur Sastri

  28. Aryans first settled in ___________ region.

    (a)

    . Punjab

    (b)

    Middle Gangetic

    (c)

    Kashmir

    (d)

    North east

  29. Our National Motto “Sathyameva Jayate” is taken from ___________

    (a)

    Brahmana

    (b)

    Veda

    (c)

    Aranyaka

    (d)

    Upanishad

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

    (a)

    cultivation

    (b)

    industrial

    (c)

    manufactures

  31. Aryans of the Rig Vedic Period were________

    (a)

    nomadic

    (b)

    semi-nomadic

    (c)

    developed

  32. _________was the leader of the village

    (a)

    Gramani

    (b)

    Viz

    (c)

    Grama

  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. The intellectual and spiritual development in India, historian Will Durant has rightly called it_________

    (a)

    the shower of stars

    (b)

    to sacrificial rit

    (c)

    Tirthankara

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

    (a)

    Artha Sastra

    (b)

    Indica

    (c)

    Mudrarakshasa

    (d)

    All

  37. Chandra Gupta Maurya abdicated the thrown and went to Sravanbelgola along with Jaina Saint ___________

    (a)

    Badrabahu

    (b)

    Stulabahu

    (c)

    Parswanatha

    (d)

    Rushabhanatha

  38. _________became republics or smaller kingdoms.

    (a)

    northern India

    (b)

    Kalinga

    (c)

    Janapadas

    (d)

    Magadha

  39. Section-II

    27 x 2 = 54
  40. What do you know about the pre historic period?

  41. What are the benefits of a museum?

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

  43. Describe the ancient methods of hunting?

  44. How would you define archaeology?

  45. 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

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

  47. A noval dockyard has been discovered in Lothal. What does it convey.

  48. Mention the ancient cities of Tamil Nadu.

  49. Write about the kings who ruled Madurai.

  50. Mention the other names of Madurai.

  51. List out the names of continents according to their size.

  52. 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    
  53. When you arrange the continents in ascending order according to their size, which ranks third?

  54. Define diversity.

  55. What are the types of diversity?

  56. What is Prejudice?

  57. What is discrimination?

  58. Name the new animal used by the Aryans?

  59. How did the barter system prevalent?

  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. Define abiotic resources.

  63. What is sustainable development?

  64. What is meant by secondary acitivies?

  65. Give an example for the human resources?

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

  67. Section-III

    16 x 5 = 80
  68. Kancheepuram was famous for education. Prove this statement.

  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. What are the effects of rotation and revolution?

  71. 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?

  72. Write down the importance of oceans.

  73. You know the importance of conservation of forests. Do you think conservation of mountains is also equally important?

  74. Explain Linguistic diversity and cultural diversity.

  75. Write any two types of discrimination?

  76. Sentence inaking by using these new words.
    Shruff, Gramani, Rashtras, Iron Age, Semi nomadic, Barter

  77. Write any three differences between Hinayana and Mahayana sects of Buddhism?

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

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

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

  81. What is the difference between manmade resources and human resources?

  82. How can resources be conserved?

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

  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. On the given outline map of the world, label the continents and mountain range.

  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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