Half Yearly Model Question Paper 2

6th Standard

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Social Science

Answer all the questions

Time : 02:30:00 Hrs
Total Marks : 100

    Part A

    Choose the best answer

    10 x 1 = 10
  1. Who was the first ruler to give up war after victory

    (a)

    Bimbisar

    (b)

    Raja Raja Chola

    (c)

    Akbar

    (d)

    Ashoka

  2. Indus Civilisation belonged to

    (a)

    old Stone age

    (b)

    Medieval stone age

    (c)

    New stone age

    (d)

    Metal age

  3. The dancing girl statue was made out of

    (a)

    gold

    (b)

    silver

    (c)

    bronze

    (d)

    iron

  4. Which city is not related to the Bay of Bengal?

    (a)

    Poompuhar

    (b)

    Madurai

    (c)

    Korkai

    (d)

    Kancheepuram

  5. The Tropic of Capricorn faces the Sun directly on

    (a)

    March 21

    (b)

    June 21

    (c)

    September 23

    (d)

    December 22

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

    (a)

    3

    (b)

    4.5

    (c)

    3.5

    (d)

    5

  7. The frozen continent is

    (a)

    North America

    (b)

    Australia

    (c)

    Antarctica

    (d)

    Asia

  8. Punjab is well known for_________________ dance.

    (a)

    Bihu

    (b)

    Dandia

    (c)

    Bhangra

    (d)

    Dumhal

  9. Gender-based stereotypes are often portrayed in

    (a)

    films

    (b)

    advertisements

    (c)

    TV serials

    (d)

    All of these

  10. Apartheiod, the racist policy was brought to an end by

    (a)

    Martin Luther

    (b)

    Nelson Mandela

    (c)

    Mother Theresa

    (d)

    Tagore

  11. Part B

    Fill in the blanks

    10 x 1 = 10
  12. Dharma Chakra has __________ spokes.

    ()

    24

  13. There were many dangers involved in ___________ .

    ()

    Hunting

  14. Group of people form ____________ .

    ()

    Community

  15. The word planet means ___________ .

    ()

    Wanderer

  16. The four planets nearer to the Sun are called __________ Planets

    ()

    Inner or Terrestrial

  17. Bihu festival is celebrated in__________

    ()

      Assam

  18. ____________ system is an ancient learning method.

    ()

    Gurukula  

  19. ____________________ was the son of Bindusara.

    ()

    Ashoka

  20. The National Bird of India is ________________.

    ()

    peacock

  21. According to Gandhiji, the villages are __________ of the nation.

    ()

    back bone

  22. Part C

    Say True or False

    5 x 1 = 5
  23. Artifacts form one of the important archaeological sources

    (a) True
    (b) False
  24. Archaeological survey of India is responsible for preservation of cultural monuments in the country

    (a) True
    (b) False
  25. Many rock cut temples were made during the Pallava period.

    (a) True
    (b) False
  26. Hundred of lakes were built in Poompuhar.

    (a) True
    (b) False
  27. Viharas are temples.

    (a) True
    (b) False
  28. Part D

    Match the following

    5 x 1 = 5
  29. Mehergarh

  30. (1)

    India's first law minister

  31. Cosmos

  32. (2)

    Universe

  33. Neithal

  34. (3)

    Coastal Region

  35. Rajasthan

  36. (4)

    Ghoomer

  37. Ambedkar

  38. (5)

    Neolithic

    Part E

    Answer all the questions

    10 x 2 = 20
  39. Name any two artefacts?

  40. How would you define archaeology?

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

  42. The velocity of Earth’s rotation is zero at poles.

  43. Distinguish between a Mountain and a Plateau

  44. Write the names of three major festivals celebrated in India.

  45. Various discrimination in India. Discuss.

  46. Though human beings are natural resources, why are they classified separately?

  47. What is Savings?

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

  49. Part F

    Answer all the questions

    8 x 5 = 40
  50. Agriculture was one of their occupations. How can you prove this? (with findings)

  51. 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.
  52. 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?

  53. Give the important features of the Pacific Ocean.

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

  55. What is the Constitution of India?

  56. What are the causes of Prejudice?

  57. Explain the solution to the removal of inequality and discrimination in Indian society?

  58. Part G

    Plot the places on the map

    1 x 10 = 10
  59. On the outline map of India, mark the following places:
    1.Adichanallur
    2.Attirampakkam
    3.Bhimbetka
    4.Hunasagi Valley
    5.Lothal

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