Indus Civilisation - Important Question Paper

6th Standard

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Social Science

Time : 01:00:00 Hrs
Total Marks : 50

    Part A

    5 x 1 = 5
  1. 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

  2. Indus Civilisation belonged to

    (a)

    old Stone age

    (b)

    Medieval stone age

    (c)

    New stone age

    (d)

    Metal age

  3. 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.

  4. 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

  5. The dancing girl statue was made out of

    (a)

    gold

    (b)

    silver

    (c)

    bronze

    (d)

    iron

  6. Part B

    5 x 1 = 5
  7. The archaeologists began to excavate the cities of Harappa and Mohenjadaro in the___________

    ()

    1920s

  8. The word civilisation comes from the ancient Latin word

    ()

    Civis

  9. A huge public building found at Mohenjodaro was the _________

    ()

    Assembly hall

  10. Lothal is situated on the banks of a tributary of__________ river

    ()

    Sabarmati

  11. In Indus civilisation settlements were built on_________grounds.

    ()

    elevated

  12. Part C

    8 x 1 = 8
  13. Mehergarh is a Neolithic site.

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

    (a) True
    (b) False
  15. Granaries were used to store grains

    (a) True
    (b) False
  16. The earliest form of writings was developed by Chinese.

    (a) True
    (b) False
  17. The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) was started in 1924.

    (a) True
    (b) False
  18. Indus Civilisation had covered 6 big cities.

    (a) True
    (b) False
  19. Mesopotamia was modem day Iraq, Kuwait and parts of Syria.

    (a) True
    (b) False
  20. Bitumen is nothing but water-proof Tar __ 

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

    11 x 2 = 22
  22. What method is used to explore buried buildings nowadays?

  23. Why Indus Civilisation is called Bronze Age civilisation?

  24. Indus Civilisation is called urban civilisation. Give reasons.

  25. Can you point out the special features of their drainage system?

  26. What do you know about the Great Bath?

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

  28. Part E

    2 x 5 = 10
  29. Many pottery and its pieces have been discovered from Indus sites. What do you know from that?

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

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