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CLASS VI 
SOCIAL SCIENCE 
 
Time : 2½ hrs. M.M. : 90 
 
General Instructions :  
 1. This paper is divided into three parts. 
 2. Section A (History) carries 35 marks 
 3. Section B (Geography) carries 35 marks          
 4. Section C (Civics) carries 20 marks. 
 
SECTION A – HISTORY (M.M 35) 
 
 I. Fill in the blanks :                                                                                                            (1×7=7) 
  1. The Middle Stone Age lasted from about 10000 BC till about ______________. 
  2. ________________, in Maharashtra is one of the largest Chalcolithic 
settlements in India. 
  3. Early humans lived a ________________life. 
  4. In Mohenjo-daro, the largest building is the _______________. 
  5. The word ____________ means big stones. 
  6. The word’ Veda’ means _______________. 
  7. ____________ was the script of the Harappans. 
 II. Answer the following questions in brief.                                                       (2×5=10)  
  1. How was the fire useful for early humans? 
  2. What are the Vedas? What do they contain? 
  3. Write the names of two Mesolithic and two Neolithic sites. 
  4. What is a citadel? 
  5. Which is the most impressive structure at Mohenjo-daro? Write one of its 
feature. 
 III. Answer any two of the following questions in 20-30 words.                           (3×2=6) 
  1. What do you know about the drainage system of the Indus Valley Civilization? 
  2. Write any one technique of tool making. 
  3. Write a short note on Rig-Veda. 
 IV. A) Define the following terms.                                                                      (1×4=4) 
   i) Pictograph ii) Microliths 
   iii) Nomads iv) Dockyard 
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(12) 
 
 
 
 
CLASS VI 
SOCIAL SCIENCE 
 
Time : 2½ hrs. M.M. : 90 
 
General Instructions :  
 1. This paper is divided into three parts. 
 2. Section A (History) carries 35 marks 
 3. Section B (Geography) carries 35 marks          
 4. Section C (Civics) carries 20 marks. 
 
SECTION A – HISTORY (M.M 35) 
 
 I. Fill in the blanks :                                                                                                            (1×7=7) 
  1. The Middle Stone Age lasted from about 10000 BC till about ______________. 
  2. ________________, in Maharashtra is one of the largest Chalcolithic 
settlements in India. 
  3. Early humans lived a ________________life. 
  4. In Mohenjo-daro, the largest building is the _______________. 
  5. The word ____________ means big stones. 
  6. The word’ Veda’ means _______________. 
  7. ____________ was the script of the Harappans. 
 II. Answer the following questions in brief.                                                       (2×5=10)  
  1. How was the fire useful for early humans? 
  2. What are the Vedas? What do they contain? 
  3. Write the names of two Mesolithic and two Neolithic sites. 
  4. What is a citadel? 
  5. Which is the most impressive structure at Mohenjo-daro? Write one of its 
feature. 
 III. Answer any two of the following questions in 20-30 words.                           (3×2=6) 
  1. What do you know about the drainage system of the Indus Valley Civilization? 
  2. Write any one technique of tool making. 
  3. Write a short note on Rig-Veda. 
 IV. A) Define the following terms.                                                                      (1×4=4) 
   i) Pictograph ii) Microliths 
   iii) Nomads iv) Dockyard 
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  B) Answer any one of the following question in 40  50 words.  (1×4=4) 
   What were the different occupations of the people in Vedic period? 
OR 
   Mention four features of the city of Dholavira. 
 V. On the political map of India, mark the following place neatly: - (1×4=4) 
  1. Lothal 2. Alamgirpur   
  3. Kalibangan 4. Rojdi 
 
SECTION B – GEOGRAPHY [M.M 35] 
 
 I. Give one word/phrase for the following :  (1×7=7) 
  1. The true representation of the earth ____________. 
  2. A map that shows very large area with less details ___________. 
  3. The movement of the earth on its axis ____________. 
  4. The time of the day just before sunrise ____________. 
  5. R.F stands for_________________. 
  6. The lines of latitudes are also called _________________. 
  7. The standard meridian of India is _________________. 
 II. Answer the following questions briefly.                                                           (2×5=10) 
  1. Differentiate between local time and standard time. 
  2. What are the effects of the earth’s revolution? 
  3. What are the advantages of Mariners compass? 
  4. What is a political map? 
  5. What are the various components of a map? 
 III. Answer any two of the following questions in 20 – 30 words.                          (3×2=6) 
  1. How can the Pole Star help in finding directions? 
  2. What are the main characteristics of the meridians? (any two) 
  3. Distinguish between rotation and revolution.  
 IV. A) Define the following terms.                                                                      (1×4=4) 
   i) Earth’s Grid ii) Sketch 
   iii) Thematic maps iv) Solstice 
  B) Answer any one of the following questions in 40 – 50 words.                            (4) 
   Distinguish between large scale and small scale map. 
OR 
   How are days and nights caused? 
 V. Draw the conventional symbols for the following : -                                                    (4) 
  a) Town or Village b) Fort 
  c) Mosque d) Well and Tank 
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(12) 
 
 
 
 
CLASS VI 
SOCIAL SCIENCE 
 
Time : 2½ hrs. M.M. : 90 
 
General Instructions :  
 1. This paper is divided into three parts. 
 2. Section A (History) carries 35 marks 
 3. Section B (Geography) carries 35 marks          
 4. Section C (Civics) carries 20 marks. 
 
SECTION A – HISTORY (M.M 35) 
 
 I. Fill in the blanks :                                                                                                            (1×7=7) 
  1. The Middle Stone Age lasted from about 10000 BC till about ______________. 
  2. ________________, in Maharashtra is one of the largest Chalcolithic 
settlements in India. 
  3. Early humans lived a ________________life. 
  4. In Mohenjo-daro, the largest building is the _______________. 
  5. The word ____________ means big stones. 
  6. The word’ Veda’ means _______________. 
  7. ____________ was the script of the Harappans. 
 II. Answer the following questions in brief.                                                       (2×5=10)  
  1. How was the fire useful for early humans? 
  2. What are the Vedas? What do they contain? 
  3. Write the names of two Mesolithic and two Neolithic sites. 
  4. What is a citadel? 
  5. Which is the most impressive structure at Mohenjo-daro? Write one of its 
feature. 
 III. Answer any two of the following questions in 20-30 words.                           (3×2=6) 
  1. What do you know about the drainage system of the Indus Valley Civilization? 
  2. Write any one technique of tool making. 
  3. Write a short note on Rig-Veda. 
 IV. A) Define the following terms.                                                                      (1×4=4) 
   i) Pictograph ii) Microliths 
   iii) Nomads iv) Dockyard 
(13) 
 
  B) Answer any one of the following question in 40  50 words.  (1×4=4) 
   What were the different occupations of the people in Vedic period? 
OR 
   Mention four features of the city of Dholavira. 
 V. On the political map of India, mark the following place neatly: - (1×4=4) 
  1. Lothal 2. Alamgirpur   
  3. Kalibangan 4. Rojdi 
 
SECTION B – GEOGRAPHY [M.M 35] 
 
 I. Give one word/phrase for the following :  (1×7=7) 
  1. The true representation of the earth ____________. 
  2. A map that shows very large area with less details ___________. 
  3. The movement of the earth on its axis ____________. 
  4. The time of the day just before sunrise ____________. 
  5. R.F stands for_________________. 
  6. The lines of latitudes are also called _________________. 
  7. The standard meridian of India is _________________. 
 II. Answer the following questions briefly.                                                           (2×5=10) 
  1. Differentiate between local time and standard time. 
  2. What are the effects of the earth’s revolution? 
  3. What are the advantages of Mariners compass? 
  4. What is a political map? 
  5. What are the various components of a map? 
 III. Answer any two of the following questions in 20 – 30 words.                          (3×2=6) 
  1. How can the Pole Star help in finding directions? 
  2. What are the main characteristics of the meridians? (any two) 
  3. Distinguish between rotation and revolution.  
 IV. A) Define the following terms.                                                                      (1×4=4) 
   i) Earth’s Grid ii) Sketch 
   iii) Thematic maps iv) Solstice 
  B) Answer any one of the following questions in 40 – 50 words.                            (4) 
   Distinguish between large scale and small scale map. 
OR 
   How are days and nights caused? 
 V. Draw the conventional symbols for the following : -                                                    (4) 
  a) Town or Village b) Fort 
  c) Mosque d) Well and Tank 
(14) 
 
SECTION- C – CIVICS [M.M 20] 
 
 I. Fill in the blanks.                                                                                                  (1×5=5) 
  1. When a group of parties combine to form a government, it is called a 
______________ government. 
  2. ___________ means the government by the people. 
  3. ___________ is the most direct form of popular participation in forming a 
government. 
  4. In the Presidential form of government the executive and _______ are 
separate. 
  5. The __________ forms the basis on which a country will be governed. 
 II. Answer the following questions briefly.                                                          (2×3=6) 
  1. Which categories are denied the right to vote in most countries? 
  2. What is a party manifesto? 
  3. What system of government does India follow? What does it mean? 
 III. Answer any three of the following questions in 20 – 30 words.                       (3×3=9) 
  1. What are the features of the federal form of government? 
  2. What are the functions of a government? 
  3. What are the characteristics of an authoritarian government? 
  4. How do newspapers and periodicals help the people in forming public opinion? 
 
 
 
 
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CLASS VI 
SOCIAL SCIENCE 
 
Time : 2½ hrs. M.M. : 90 
 
General Instructions :  
 1. This paper is divided into three parts. 
 2. Section A (History) carries 35 marks 
 3. Section B (Geography) carries 35 marks          
 4. Section C (Civics) carries 20 marks. 
 
SECTION A – HISTORY (M.M 35) 
 
 I. Fill in the blanks :                                                                                                            (1×7=7) 
  1. The Middle Stone Age lasted from about 10000 BC till about ______________. 
  2. ________________, in Maharashtra is one of the largest Chalcolithic 
settlements in India. 
  3. Early humans lived a ________________life. 
  4. In Mohenjo-daro, the largest building is the _______________. 
  5. The word ____________ means big stones. 
  6. The word’ Veda’ means _______________. 
  7. ____________ was the script of the Harappans. 
 II. Answer the following questions in brief.                                                       (2×5=10)  
  1. How was the fire useful for early humans? 
  2. What are the Vedas? What do they contain? 
  3. Write the names of two Mesolithic and two Neolithic sites. 
  4. What is a citadel? 
  5. Which is the most impressive structure at Mohenjo-daro? Write one of its 
feature. 
 III. Answer any two of the following questions in 20-30 words.                           (3×2=6) 
  1. What do you know about the drainage system of the Indus Valley Civilization? 
  2. Write any one technique of tool making. 
  3. Write a short note on Rig-Veda. 
 IV. A) Define the following terms.                                                                      (1×4=4) 
   i) Pictograph ii) Microliths 
   iii) Nomads iv) Dockyard 
(13) 
 
  B) Answer any one of the following question in 40  50 words.  (1×4=4) 
   What were the different occupations of the people in Vedic period? 
OR 
   Mention four features of the city of Dholavira. 
 V. On the political map of India, mark the following place neatly: - (1×4=4) 
  1. Lothal 2. Alamgirpur   
  3. Kalibangan 4. Rojdi 
 
SECTION B – GEOGRAPHY [M.M 35] 
 
 I. Give one word/phrase for the following :  (1×7=7) 
  1. The true representation of the earth ____________. 
  2. A map that shows very large area with less details ___________. 
  3. The movement of the earth on its axis ____________. 
  4. The time of the day just before sunrise ____________. 
  5. R.F stands for_________________. 
  6. The lines of latitudes are also called _________________. 
  7. The standard meridian of India is _________________. 
 II. Answer the following questions briefly.                                                           (2×5=10) 
  1. Differentiate between local time and standard time. 
  2. What are the effects of the earth’s revolution? 
  3. What are the advantages of Mariners compass? 
  4. What is a political map? 
  5. What are the various components of a map? 
 III. Answer any two of the following questions in 20 – 30 words.                          (3×2=6) 
  1. How can the Pole Star help in finding directions? 
  2. What are the main characteristics of the meridians? (any two) 
  3. Distinguish between rotation and revolution.  
 IV. A) Define the following terms.                                                                      (1×4=4) 
   i) Earth’s Grid ii) Sketch 
   iii) Thematic maps iv) Solstice 
  B) Answer any one of the following questions in 40 – 50 words.                            (4) 
   Distinguish between large scale and small scale map. 
OR 
   How are days and nights caused? 
 V. Draw the conventional symbols for the following : -                                                    (4) 
  a) Town or Village b) Fort 
  c) Mosque d) Well and Tank 
(14) 
 
SECTION- C – CIVICS [M.M 20] 
 
 I. Fill in the blanks.                                                                                                  (1×5=5) 
  1. When a group of parties combine to form a government, it is called a 
______________ government. 
  2. ___________ means the government by the people. 
  3. ___________ is the most direct form of popular participation in forming a 
government. 
  4. In the Presidential form of government the executive and _______ are 
separate. 
  5. The __________ forms the basis on which a country will be governed. 
 II. Answer the following questions briefly.                                                          (2×3=6) 
  1. Which categories are denied the right to vote in most countries? 
  2. What is a party manifesto? 
  3. What system of government does India follow? What does it mean? 
 III. Answer any three of the following questions in 20 – 30 words.                       (3×3=9) 
  1. What are the features of the federal form of government? 
  2. What are the functions of a government? 
  3. What are the characteristics of an authoritarian government? 
  4. How do newspapers and periodicals help the people in forming public opinion? 
 
 
 
 
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