Class 6 History Full Study Material

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Social Science

Time : 02:00:00 Hrs
Total Marks : 100
    25 x 1 = 25
  1. Pattini cult in Tamil Nadu was introduced by _______ 

    (a)

    PandyanNeduncheliyan

    (b)

    CheranSenguttuvan 

    (c)

    IlangoAdigal

    (d)

    Mudathirumaran

  2. Which dynasty was not in power during the Sangam Age?

    (a)

    Pandyas

    (b)

    Cholas

    (c)

    Pallavas

    (d)

    Cheras

  3. The rule of Pandyas was followed by _______

    (a)

    Satavahanas

    (b)

    Cholas

    (c)

    Kalabhras

    (d)

    Pallavas

  4. The lowest unit of administration during the Sangam Age was______________

    (a)

    Mandalam

    (b)

    Nadu

    (c)

    Ur

    (d)

    Pattinam

  5. What was the occupation of the inhabitants of the Kurinji region?

    (a)

    Plundering

    (b)

    Cattle rearing

    (c)

    Hunting and gathering

    (d)

    Agriculture

  6. The ascending order of the administrative division in the ancient Tamizhagam was

    (a)

    Ur˂ Nadu ˂ Kurram ˂ Mandalam

    (b)

    Ur ˂ Kurram ˂ Nadu ˂Mandalam

    (c)

    Ur ˂Mandalam ˂ Kurram ˂ Nadu

    (d)

    Nadu ˂ Kurram ˂ Mandalam ˂Ur

  7. Match the following dynasties with the Royal Insignia
    a. Chera - 1. Fish
    b. Chola - 2. Tiger
    c. Pandya - 3. Bow and arrow

    (a)

    A. 3 2 1

    (b)

    B. 1 2 3

    (c)

    C. 3 1 2

    (d)

    D. 2 1 3

  8. The last Mauryan emperor was killed by_________.

    (a)

    Pushyamitra

    (b)

    Agnimitra

    (c)

    Vasudeva

    (d)

    Narayana

  9. _________ was the greatest of all the Kushana emperors.

    (a)

    Kanishka

    (b)

    Kadphises I

    (c)

    Kadphises II

    (d)

    Pan-Chiang

  10. The Kantara School of Sanskrit flourished in the _________ during 2nd century BC.

    (a)

    Deccan

    (b)

    north-west India

    (c)

    Punjab

    (d)

    Gangetic valley

  11. Sakas ruled over Gandhara region _____________ as their capital.

    (a)

    Sirkap

    (b)

    Taxila

    (c)

    Mathura

    (d)

    Purushpura

  12. i) Patanjali - 1. Kalinga
    ii) Agnimitra - 2. Indo-Greek
    iii) King Kharavela - 3. Indo-Parthians
    iv) Demetrius - 4. Second grammarian
    v) Gondophernes - 5. Malavikagnimitra

    (a)

     4 3 2 1 5

    (b)

    3 4 5 1 2

    (c)

    1 5 3 4 2

    (d)

    2 5 3 1 4

  13. __________ was the founder of Gupta dynasty.

    (a)

    Chandragupta I

    (b)

    Sri Gupta

    (c)

    Vishnu Gopa

    (d)

    Vishnugupta

  14. _________ was the founder of Satavahana dynasty.

    (a)

    Simuka

    (b)

    Satakarani

    (c)

    Kanha

    (d)

    Sivasvati

  15. Prayog Prashasti was composed by __________

    (a)

    Kalidasa

    (b)

    Amarasimha

    (c)

    Harisena

    (d)

    Dhanvantri

  16. The monolithic iron pillar of Chandragupta is at __________

    (a)

    Mehrauli

    (b)

    Bhitari

    (c)

    Gadhva

    (d)

    Mathura

  17. __________ was the first Indian to explain the process of surgery.

    (a)

    Charaka

    (b)

    Sushruta

    (c)

    Dhanvantri

    (d)

    Agnivasa

  18. ___________ was the Gauda ruler of Bengal.

    (a)

    Sasanka

    (b)

    Maitraka

    (c)

    Rajavardhana

    (d)

    Pulikesin II

  19. a. Mihirakula  1 Astronomy
    b. Aryabhatta  2 Kumaragupta
    c. Painting  3 Skandagupta
    d. Nalanda University  4 Caravan trader
    e. Sartavaga  5Bagh

    (a)

    1, 2, 4, 3, 5

    (b)

    2, 4, 1, 3, 5

    (c)

    3, 1, 5, 2, 4

    (d)

    3, 2, 1, 4, 5

  20. a) Bana  1 10,000 students
    b) Harsha  2 Prayag
    c) Nalanda University  3 Harshacharita
    d) Hiuen -Tsang  4 Ratnavali
    e) Buddhist Assembly  5 Si-Yu-Ki

    (a)

    4, 3, 2, 1, 5

    (b)

    5, 2, 1, 3, 4

    (c)

    3, 5, 1, 2, 4

    (d)

    2, 1, 3, 4, 5

  21. The famous ancient paintings at Ajanta were painted on __________.

    (a)

    walls of caves

    (b)

    ceilings of temples

    (c)

    rocks

    (d)

    papyrus

  22. Gupta period is remembered for __________.

    (a)

    renaissance in literature and art

    (b)

    expeditions to southern India

    (c)

    invasion of Huns

    (d)

    religious tolerance

  23. Who among the following built the VaikundaPerumal temple?

    (a)

    Narasimhavarma II

    (b)

    Nandivarma II

    (c)

    Dantivarman

    (d)

    Parameshvaravarma

  24. Which of the following titles were the titles of Mahendra Varma I?

    (a)

    Mattavilasa

    (b)

    Vichitra Chitta

    (c)

    Gunabara

    (d)

    all the three

  25. Which of the following inscriptions describes the victories of Pulakesin II?

    (a)

    Aihole

    (b)

    Saranath

    (c)

    Sanchi

    (d)

    Junagath

  26. 20 x 1 = 20
  27. The battle of Venni was won by ____________________.

    ()

    Karikalavallavan

  28. The earliest Tamil grammar work of the Sangam period was_____________.

    ()

      Tolkapiyam

  29. _______________built Kallanai across the river Kaveri.

    ()

    Karikala cholan

  30. The chief of the army was known as ____________

    ()

      Thanaithalaivan

  31. Land revenue was called ______________

    ()

    Irai

  32. _________ was the founder of Indo-Parthian Kingdom.

    ()

    Gondophernes

  33. In the South, Satavahanas became independent after ________ death.

    ()

    Asoka's

  34. Hala is famous as the author of ____________.

    ()

    Sattasai

  35. ___________ was the last ruler of Kanva dynasty.

    ()

    Susarman

  36. Kushana's later capital was___________.

    ()

    Peshayar or Purushpura.

  37. __________, the king of Ceylon, was a contemporary of Samudragupta

    ()

       

  38. __________ invasion led to the downfall of Gupta Empire.

    ()

        

  39. __________ was the main revenue to the Government.

    ()

       

  40. The official language of the Guptas was_____ .

    ()

       

  41. __________, the Pallava king was defeated by Samudragupta.

    ()

         

  42. Harsha shifted his capital from ___________ to Kanauj.

    ()

        

  43. _____________defeated Harsha Vardhana on the banks of the river Narmada.

    ()

    Pulakesin II

  44. _____________destroyed Vatapi and assumed the title VatapiKondan.

    ()

    Narasimhavarma I

  45. _____________was the author of Aihole Inscription.

    ()

    Ravikirti

  46. _____________was the army general of Narasimhavarma I

    ()

    Siruthondar

  47. 11 x 5 = 55
  48. Discuss the status of women in the Sangam Society.

  49. The period of Kalabhra is not a dark age. Give reasons.

  50. Who invaded India after the decline of the Mauryan empire?

  51. Write a note on GautamiputraSatakarni.

  52. Who was considered the best known Indo-Greek King.Why?

  53. Give an account of the religious policy of Kanishka.

  54. The importance of Gandhara School of Art.

  55. Write a note on Prashasti.

  56. Highlight the contribution of Guptas to architecture.

  57. Examine Pallavas’ contributions to architecture.

  58. Write a note on Elephanta island and Kailasanatha temple at Ellora.

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