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Class-VI 
CODE- B 
M.M: 90          TIME: 3 hrs. 
GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS: 
1. Marks are indicated against each question. 
2. Attempt all the questions. 
3. All questions to be attempted in the answer sheet (MCQs included). 
4. Answers to 2 marks questions should not exceed 40-50 words. 
5. Answers to 3 marks questions should not exceed 80-100 words. 
6. Answers to 5 marks questions should not exceed 100-120 words. 
MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTIONS (10 MARKS) 
TICK THE CORRECT OPTION: 
 
1. The most important Satavahana ruler was _____________. 
a) Gautamiputra shri Satkarni   c) Gautami Balashri 
b) Kanishka     d) Buddha 
 
2. The best known rulers to have controlled the silk route were _______________. 
a) Pallavas     c) Cholas 
b) Pandayas     d) Kushanas 
 
3. Aryabhata was present in the court of ____________. 
a) Samudragupta     c) Harshavardhana 
b) Chandragupta I     d) Chandragupta II 
 
4. In agriculture, the lean season for landless agricultural labourers is ______________. 
a) Jan- May     c) Dec- March 
b) May- Aug     d) March- May 
 
5. Housemaids can be classified under the category of ______________. 
a) Self employed     c) Casual workers 
b) Businesspersons    d) None of the above 
 
6. According to the data, a very less percentage (around 20%) of India’s farmers are ___________ 
a) landless agricultural labourers   c) Small farmers 
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Class-VI 
CODE- B 
M.M: 90          TIME: 3 hrs. 
GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS: 
1. Marks are indicated against each question. 
2. Attempt all the questions. 
3. All questions to be attempted in the answer sheet (MCQs included). 
4. Answers to 2 marks questions should not exceed 40-50 words. 
5. Answers to 3 marks questions should not exceed 80-100 words. 
6. Answers to 5 marks questions should not exceed 100-120 words. 
MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTIONS (10 MARKS) 
TICK THE CORRECT OPTION: 
 
1. The most important Satavahana ruler was _____________. 
a) Gautamiputra shri Satkarni   c) Gautami Balashri 
b) Kanishka     d) Buddha 
 
2. The best known rulers to have controlled the silk route were _______________. 
a) Pallavas     c) Cholas 
b) Pandayas     d) Kushanas 
 
3. Aryabhata was present in the court of ____________. 
a) Samudragupta     c) Harshavardhana 
b) Chandragupta I     d) Chandragupta II 
 
4. In agriculture, the lean season for landless agricultural labourers is ______________. 
a) Jan- May     c) Dec- March 
b) May- Aug     d) March- May 
 
5. Housemaids can be classified under the category of ______________. 
a) Self employed     c) Casual workers 
b) Businesspersons    d) None of the above 
 
6. According to the data, a very less percentage (around 20%) of India’s farmers are ___________ 
a) landless agricultural labourers   c) Small farmers 
b) Big farmers     d) None of the above 
 
7. The place of work of Bachchu Manjhi is _______________. 
a) On streets     c) In export garment unit 
b) In shops     d) None of the above 
 
8. The river Yangtze flows in ______________. 
a) South America     c) Australia 
b) North America     d) China 
 
9. An important mountain range of Europe is  _____________. 
a) The Andes     c) The Rockies 
b) The Alps     d) None of the above 
 
10. To the south of Northern plains lies the ______________. 
a) Peninsular plateau    c) Coastal plains 
b) Great Indian desert    d) Sahyadris 
 
 
SECTION A – HISTORY   (27 MARKS) 
 
Q1 SHORT ANSWERS              (2X8= 16 MARKS) 
Q1  Why did kings want to control the silk route? How were the traders benefited from this?       (2) 
Q2 Who were the Kushanas? (Any 2 points)                              (2) 
Q3 State the features of Mahayana Buddhism. (Any 2)              (2) 
Q4  What means were adopted by the traders to transport goods from one place to another?        (2) 
Q5 Explain the term ‘Muvendar’. Name their two centres of power & two of their important                 
cities.                       (1+½+½) 
Q6 Explain any two points related to the administration of the kingdoms in the earlier times.         (2) 
Q7 Who was Harshavardhana? Mention any 2 sources of information about his rule.                       (2) 
Q8 Give any 2 features of the plays written in the earlier times.             (2) 
 
 
QII LONG ANSWERS           (3X2= 6 MARKS) 
Q1 Explain the term ‘Bhakti’. Write any 2 of its important features.                           (3) 
Q2 Who was Pulakeshin II? What were the expeditions that he led during his rule?                 (3) 
 
QIII DESCRIPTVE ANSWER             (5X1= 5 MARKS) 
Q1 Explain the policies adopted by Samudragupta towards different rulers?            (5) 
 
 
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Class-VI 
CODE- B 
M.M: 90          TIME: 3 hrs. 
GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS: 
1. Marks are indicated against each question. 
2. Attempt all the questions. 
3. All questions to be attempted in the answer sheet (MCQs included). 
4. Answers to 2 marks questions should not exceed 40-50 words. 
5. Answers to 3 marks questions should not exceed 80-100 words. 
6. Answers to 5 marks questions should not exceed 100-120 words. 
MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTIONS (10 MARKS) 
TICK THE CORRECT OPTION: 
 
1. The most important Satavahana ruler was _____________. 
a) Gautamiputra shri Satkarni   c) Gautami Balashri 
b) Kanishka     d) Buddha 
 
2. The best known rulers to have controlled the silk route were _______________. 
a) Pallavas     c) Cholas 
b) Pandayas     d) Kushanas 
 
3. Aryabhata was present in the court of ____________. 
a) Samudragupta     c) Harshavardhana 
b) Chandragupta I     d) Chandragupta II 
 
4. In agriculture, the lean season for landless agricultural labourers is ______________. 
a) Jan- May     c) Dec- March 
b) May- Aug     d) March- May 
 
5. Housemaids can be classified under the category of ______________. 
a) Self employed     c) Casual workers 
b) Businesspersons    d) None of the above 
 
6. According to the data, a very less percentage (around 20%) of India’s farmers are ___________ 
a) landless agricultural labourers   c) Small farmers 
b) Big farmers     d) None of the above 
 
7. The place of work of Bachchu Manjhi is _______________. 
a) On streets     c) In export garment unit 
b) In shops     d) None of the above 
 
8. The river Yangtze flows in ______________. 
a) South America     c) Australia 
b) North America     d) China 
 
9. An important mountain range of Europe is  _____________. 
a) The Andes     c) The Rockies 
b) The Alps     d) None of the above 
 
10. To the south of Northern plains lies the ______________. 
a) Peninsular plateau    c) Coastal plains 
b) Great Indian desert    d) Sahyadris 
 
 
SECTION A – HISTORY   (27 MARKS) 
 
Q1 SHORT ANSWERS              (2X8= 16 MARKS) 
Q1  Why did kings want to control the silk route? How were the traders benefited from this?       (2) 
Q2 Who were the Kushanas? (Any 2 points)                              (2) 
Q3 State the features of Mahayana Buddhism. (Any 2)              (2) 
Q4  What means were adopted by the traders to transport goods from one place to another?        (2) 
Q5 Explain the term ‘Muvendar’. Name their two centres of power & two of their important                 
cities.                       (1+½+½) 
Q6 Explain any two points related to the administration of the kingdoms in the earlier times.         (2) 
Q7 Who was Harshavardhana? Mention any 2 sources of information about his rule.                       (2) 
Q8 Give any 2 features of the plays written in the earlier times.             (2) 
 
 
QII LONG ANSWERS           (3X2= 6 MARKS) 
Q1 Explain the term ‘Bhakti’. Write any 2 of its important features.                           (3) 
Q2 Who was Pulakeshin II? What were the expeditions that he led during his rule?                 (3) 
 
QIII DESCRIPTVE ANSWER             (5X1= 5 MARKS) 
Q1 Explain the policies adopted by Samudragupta towards different rulers?            (5) 
 
 
SECTION B- CIVICS  (26 MARKS) 
 
QI SHORT ANSWERS             (2X9= 18 MARKS) 
Q1 What are the important sources of livelihood for the people in rural areas? (Any 4)          (2) 
Q2 Why do both Aruna’s & Sekar’s families have to borrow money? How does this affect their 
income?                   (2) 
Q3  Why people living in rural areas move to different places?            (2) 
Q4 How is the work of Raman different from that of Thulasi?            (2) 
Q5 “Landless agricultural labourers are forced to accept low wages”. Give reason along with an 
example from the chapter.                (2) 
Q6 Describe the life of the people living on the streets. (Any 2 points)           (2) 
Q7 Why do you think small factories & workshops employ casual workers like Nirmala?          (2) 
Q8 What steps have been taken by the government to help street vendors?                   (2) 
Q9 What benefits does Sudha get along with her salary? (Any 2)            (2) 
 
QII LONG ANSWER       (3X1= 3 MARKS)  
 
Q1 What has been the major cause of distress among the Indian farmers leading them to commit 
suicide in the recent years?                (3) 
 
QIII DESCRIPTIVE ANSWER      (5X1= 5 MARKS) 
Q1  Differentiate between causal and permanent workers.                           (5) 
 
SECTION C-  GEOGRAPHY  (27 MARKS) 
 
 
QI SHORT ANSWERS             (2X8= 16 MARKS) 
Q1 a) What is the difference between a mountain & a plateau?             (2) 
b) Explain with examples, how are plateaus useful to the mankind. (Any 2)           (2) 
Q2 Why is Lakshadweep known as a coral island?               (2) 
Q3 How are the Plains formed?                  (2)          
Q4 What is the reason for high concentration of population in the Northern Indian plains?          (2)       
Q5 Write a short note on the Himalayan ranges.               (2) 
Q6 Fill in the blanks:          
a) ___________ lie to the southeast of the Indian mainland in the Bay of Bengal.          (½) 
b) ___________ & __________ are examples of the East flowing rivers.            (1) 
c) Fine soils brought by rivers & deposited in the river basins are called ____________.         (½) 
d) The Sundarban delta is ___________ in shape.              (½) 
e) Mainland of India extends between __________ & __________ latitudes.           (1) 
f) The other name of Western Ghats is __________.             (½) 
 
QII LONG ANSWERS 
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Class-VI 
CODE- B 
M.M: 90          TIME: 3 hrs. 
GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS: 
1. Marks are indicated against each question. 
2. Attempt all the questions. 
3. All questions to be attempted in the answer sheet (MCQs included). 
4. Answers to 2 marks questions should not exceed 40-50 words. 
5. Answers to 3 marks questions should not exceed 80-100 words. 
6. Answers to 5 marks questions should not exceed 100-120 words. 
MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTIONS (10 MARKS) 
TICK THE CORRECT OPTION: 
 
1. The most important Satavahana ruler was _____________. 
a) Gautamiputra shri Satkarni   c) Gautami Balashri 
b) Kanishka     d) Buddha 
 
2. The best known rulers to have controlled the silk route were _______________. 
a) Pallavas     c) Cholas 
b) Pandayas     d) Kushanas 
 
3. Aryabhata was present in the court of ____________. 
a) Samudragupta     c) Harshavardhana 
b) Chandragupta I     d) Chandragupta II 
 
4. In agriculture, the lean season for landless agricultural labourers is ______________. 
a) Jan- May     c) Dec- March 
b) May- Aug     d) March- May 
 
5. Housemaids can be classified under the category of ______________. 
a) Self employed     c) Casual workers 
b) Businesspersons    d) None of the above 
 
6. According to the data, a very less percentage (around 20%) of India’s farmers are ___________ 
a) landless agricultural labourers   c) Small farmers 
b) Big farmers     d) None of the above 
 
7. The place of work of Bachchu Manjhi is _______________. 
a) On streets     c) In export garment unit 
b) In shops     d) None of the above 
 
8. The river Yangtze flows in ______________. 
a) South America     c) Australia 
b) North America     d) China 
 
9. An important mountain range of Europe is  _____________. 
a) The Andes     c) The Rockies 
b) The Alps     d) None of the above 
 
10. To the south of Northern plains lies the ______________. 
a) Peninsular plateau    c) Coastal plains 
b) Great Indian desert    d) Sahyadris 
 
 
SECTION A – HISTORY   (27 MARKS) 
 
Q1 SHORT ANSWERS              (2X8= 16 MARKS) 
Q1  Why did kings want to control the silk route? How were the traders benefited from this?       (2) 
Q2 Who were the Kushanas? (Any 2 points)                              (2) 
Q3 State the features of Mahayana Buddhism. (Any 2)              (2) 
Q4  What means were adopted by the traders to transport goods from one place to another?        (2) 
Q5 Explain the term ‘Muvendar’. Name their two centres of power & two of their important                 
cities.                       (1+½+½) 
Q6 Explain any two points related to the administration of the kingdoms in the earlier times.         (2) 
Q7 Who was Harshavardhana? Mention any 2 sources of information about his rule.                       (2) 
Q8 Give any 2 features of the plays written in the earlier times.             (2) 
 
 
QII LONG ANSWERS           (3X2= 6 MARKS) 
Q1 Explain the term ‘Bhakti’. Write any 2 of its important features.                           (3) 
Q2 Who was Pulakeshin II? What were the expeditions that he led during his rule?                 (3) 
 
QIII DESCRIPTVE ANSWER             (5X1= 5 MARKS) 
Q1 Explain the policies adopted by Samudragupta towards different rulers?            (5) 
 
 
SECTION B- CIVICS  (26 MARKS) 
 
QI SHORT ANSWERS             (2X9= 18 MARKS) 
Q1 What are the important sources of livelihood for the people in rural areas? (Any 4)          (2) 
Q2 Why do both Aruna’s & Sekar’s families have to borrow money? How does this affect their 
income?                   (2) 
Q3  Why people living in rural areas move to different places?            (2) 
Q4 How is the work of Raman different from that of Thulasi?            (2) 
Q5 “Landless agricultural labourers are forced to accept low wages”. Give reason along with an 
example from the chapter.                (2) 
Q6 Describe the life of the people living on the streets. (Any 2 points)           (2) 
Q7 Why do you think small factories & workshops employ casual workers like Nirmala?          (2) 
Q8 What steps have been taken by the government to help street vendors?                   (2) 
Q9 What benefits does Sudha get along with her salary? (Any 2)            (2) 
 
QII LONG ANSWER       (3X1= 3 MARKS)  
 
Q1 What has been the major cause of distress among the Indian farmers leading them to commit 
suicide in the recent years?                (3) 
 
QIII DESCRIPTIVE ANSWER      (5X1= 5 MARKS) 
Q1  Differentiate between causal and permanent workers.                           (5) 
 
SECTION C-  GEOGRAPHY  (27 MARKS) 
 
 
QI SHORT ANSWERS             (2X8= 16 MARKS) 
Q1 a) What is the difference between a mountain & a plateau?             (2) 
b) Explain with examples, how are plateaus useful to the mankind. (Any 2)           (2) 
Q2 Why is Lakshadweep known as a coral island?               (2) 
Q3 How are the Plains formed?                  (2)          
Q4 What is the reason for high concentration of population in the Northern Indian plains?          (2)       
Q5 Write a short note on the Himalayan ranges.               (2) 
Q6 Fill in the blanks:          
a) ___________ lie to the southeast of the Indian mainland in the Bay of Bengal.          (½) 
b) ___________ & __________ are examples of the East flowing rivers.            (1) 
c) Fine soils brought by rivers & deposited in the river basins are called ____________.         (½) 
d) The Sundarban delta is ___________ in shape.              (½) 
e) Mainland of India extends between __________ & __________ latitudes.           (1) 
f) The other name of Western Ghats is __________.             (½) 
 
QII LONG ANSWERS 
Q1 What is the standard Meridian of India and why do we need it?             (3) 
Q2        Explain the 2 processes that result in the formation of landforms.                   (3) 
 
QIII DESCRIPTIVE ANSWER      (5X1= 5 MARKS) 
Q1        Write a short note on the following along with examples:                   (2.5 x 2) 
a) Block mountains 
b) Fold mountains 
 
 
CURRENT AFFAIRS (2 MARKS) 
1. Name the UN Arab league mediator. 
2. Name the Israeli Prime Minister. 
3. UK recently rejected its combat role in Mali after _________ crisis. 
4. What had been the demand of the dissident Eritrean troops laying siege to the Red Sea state’s 
Ministry of Information? 
 
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