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Important Question Part-I

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. 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. 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. In Poompuhar the foreign traders began to interact with the local people because.

    (a)

    Loading and unloading of ships took some-months.

    (b)

    Foreigners liked the local people

    (c)

    Foreigners wanted to learn Tamil.

    (d)

    Foreigners wanted to stay in Poompuhar

  12. Ahil was a 

    (a)

    Port

    (b)

    Fragrant wood

    (c)

    Educated centre

    (d)

    Ornament

  13. We read Puhar kandam in

    (a)

    Manimegalai

    (b)

    Pattinappalai

    (c)

    Arthashastra

    (d)

    Silappathikaram

  14. The Tropic of Capricorn faces the Sun directly on

    (a)

    March 21

    (b)

    June 21

    (c)

    September 23

    (d)

    December 22

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

    (a)

    Jupiter

    (b)

    Mars

    (c)

    Mercury

    (d)

    Venus

  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 land surrounded by water on three sides is called

    (a)

    Bay

    (b)

    Strait

    (c)

    Peninsula

    (d)

    Trench

  21. Mawsynram, the land of highest rainfall is located in

    (a)

    Manipur

    (b)

    Sikkim

    (c)

    Nagaland

    (d)

    Meghalaya

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

    (a)

    Rajaji

    (b)

    V.O.C

    (c)

    Nethaji

    (d)

    Jawaharlal Nehru

  23. V.A. Smith called India as _________________ 

    (a)

    Great Democracy

    (b)

    Unique land of diversities

    (c)

    Ethnological museum

    (d)

    Secular nation

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

    (a)

    gender discrimination

    (b)

    caste discrimination

    (c)

    religious discrimination

    (d)

    inequality

  25. Gender-based stereotypes are often portrayed in

    (a)

    films

    (b)

    advertisements

    (c)

    TV serials

    (d)

    All of these

  26. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam was conferred Bharat Ratna in the year

    (a)

    1997

    (b)

    1996

    (c)

    1995

    (d)

    1994

  27. Baba Saheb refers to

    (a)

    Patel

    (b)

    Tilak

    (c)

    Ambedkar

    (d)

    Gandhiji

  28. Aryans came from ______________.

    (a)

    China

    (b)

    North Asia

    (c)

    Central Asia

    (d)

    Europe

  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. Agroup of villages was called______

    (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. Jainism grounds itself in 24_________

    (a)

    the shower of stars

    (b)

    to sacrificial rites

    (c)

    Tirthankaras

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

    (a)

    Badrabahu

    (b)

    Stulabahu

    (c)

    Parswanatha

    (d)

    Rushabhanatha

  38. knowledge in the use of iron gave ________an advantage over other Mahajanapadas.

    (a)

    northern India

    (b)

    Kalinga

    (c)

    Janapadas

    (d)

    Magadha

  39. Section-II

    27 x 2 = 54
  40. Why were paintings drawn on rocks?

  41. Name any two artefacts?

  42. Compare the lifestyle of Old Stone Age man with present day lifestyle.

  43. What is evolution?

  44. Write any two characteristics of Homo sapiens?

  45. What method is used to explore buried buildings nowadays?

  46. How do you know that Indus people traded with other countries?

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

  48. Discuss the sources available to know about Tamil cities.

  49. What is the difference between Naalangadi and Allangadi.

  50. Name the scholars who were born at Kancheepuram.

  51. Name the oceans which surround North America and South America.

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

  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 stereotype?

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

  59. Name the new animal used by the Aryans?

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

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

    Jainism Buddhism
       
  62. What are actual resources?

  63. What is sustainable development?

  64. Which resources must be reduced while using?

  65. Give an example for the human resources?

  66. What are the uses of natural resources?

  67. Section-III

    16 x 5 = 80
  68. Write a short note on Iraq.

  69. Temple city. Give short notes.

  70. What are the effects of rotation and revolution?

  71. Explain the characteristics of the various spheres of the Earth.

  72. Write down the classification of land forms.

  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. What are the causes of Prejudice?

  76. Write about the Vedic women in a pragraph.

  77. Narrate four noble truths of Buddha?

  78. Make a tabular column in the following headings.

    Religion Name of the founder with picture Name of their Parents Key Principle Sects Symbol
               
               
  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. How can resources be conserved?

  83. Explain in detail classification on the basis of ownership?

  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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