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CBSE VI  |  Social Science 
Sample Paper – 1 
 
     
CBSE 
Class VI Social Science 
Sample Paper – 1 
Term II 
Time: 2½ hours Total Marks: 75 
 
General Instructions: 
i. There are 12 questions in all. All questions are compulsory.  
ii. Marks for each question are indicated against the question.  
iii. Questions from serial number 1 to 5 are multiple choice questions (MCQs) of 1 
mark each. Every MCQ is provided with four alternatives. Write the correct 
alternative in your answer book.  
iv. Questions from serial number 5 to 10 are 2 marks questions. 
v. Question numbers 11 and 12 are 5 marks questions.   
 
Section A 
History 
 
Question 1 – Where is the Iron Pillar located? [1] 
a) Madhya Pradesh  
b) Bihar  
c) Delhi 
d) Uttar Pradesh 
 
Question 2 – Who wrote Harshavardhana's autobiography? [1] 
a) Kalidasa  
b) Ashoka 
c) Banabhatta 
d) Xuanzang 
 
Question 3 – Who was the most important ruler of the Satavahanas? [1] 
a) Gautami Balasri 
b) Gautama Buddha  
c) Gautamiputra Shri Satakarni 
d) None of the above 
  
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CBSE VI  |  Social Science 
Sample Paper – 1 
 
     
CBSE 
Class VI Social Science 
Sample Paper – 1 
Term II 
Time: 2½ hours Total Marks: 75 
 
General Instructions: 
i. There are 12 questions in all. All questions are compulsory.  
ii. Marks for each question are indicated against the question.  
iii. Questions from serial number 1 to 5 are multiple choice questions (MCQs) of 1 
mark each. Every MCQ is provided with four alternatives. Write the correct 
alternative in your answer book.  
iv. Questions from serial number 5 to 10 are 2 marks questions. 
v. Question numbers 11 and 12 are 5 marks questions.   
 
Section A 
History 
 
Question 1 – Where is the Iron Pillar located? [1] 
a) Madhya Pradesh  
b) Bihar  
c) Delhi 
d) Uttar Pradesh 
 
Question 2 – Who wrote Harshavardhana's autobiography? [1] 
a) Kalidasa  
b) Ashoka 
c) Banabhatta 
d) Xuanzang 
 
Question 3 – Who was the most important ruler of the Satavahanas? [1] 
a) Gautami Balasri 
b) Gautama Buddha  
c) Gautamiputra Shri Satakarni 
d) None of the above 
  
  
 
CBSE VI  |  Social Science 
Sample Paper – 1 
 
     
Question 4 – An edict is [1] 
a) A large rock 
b) A top part of a pillar 
c) An official order 
d) A single piece of stone standing by itself 
 
Question 5 – The people of the Harappan Valley procured gold from                         [1] 
a) Afghanistan 
b) Gujarat 
c) Karnataka 
d) Rajasthan 
 
Question 6 – Mention two features of the Ajanta paintings.  [2] 
 
Question 7 – State the extent of the Pallavas Empire. [2] 
 
Question 8 – Describe two regions where early men lived in India. [2] 
 
Question 9 – Why were some of the earliest works in Tamil known as Sangam literature?  
 [2] 
 
Question 10 – What does Upanishad mean?  [2] 
 
Question 11 – What are the main teachings given by Buddha? [5] 
OR 
     State the main principles of Ashoka's dhamma. 
 
Question 12 – Write a short note on Nalanda. [5] 
OR 
    What was Arikamedu? Write a short note on it. 
 
 
  
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CBSE VI  |  Social Science 
Sample Paper – 1 
 
     
CBSE 
Class VI Social Science 
Sample Paper – 1 
Term II 
Time: 2½ hours Total Marks: 75 
 
General Instructions: 
i. There are 12 questions in all. All questions are compulsory.  
ii. Marks for each question are indicated against the question.  
iii. Questions from serial number 1 to 5 are multiple choice questions (MCQs) of 1 
mark each. Every MCQ is provided with four alternatives. Write the correct 
alternative in your answer book.  
iv. Questions from serial number 5 to 10 are 2 marks questions. 
v. Question numbers 11 and 12 are 5 marks questions.   
 
Section A 
History 
 
Question 1 – Where is the Iron Pillar located? [1] 
a) Madhya Pradesh  
b) Bihar  
c) Delhi 
d) Uttar Pradesh 
 
Question 2 – Who wrote Harshavardhana's autobiography? [1] 
a) Kalidasa  
b) Ashoka 
c) Banabhatta 
d) Xuanzang 
 
Question 3 – Who was the most important ruler of the Satavahanas? [1] 
a) Gautami Balasri 
b) Gautama Buddha  
c) Gautamiputra Shri Satakarni 
d) None of the above 
  
  
 
CBSE VI  |  Social Science 
Sample Paper – 1 
 
     
Question 4 – An edict is [1] 
a) A large rock 
b) A top part of a pillar 
c) An official order 
d) A single piece of stone standing by itself 
 
Question 5 – The people of the Harappan Valley procured gold from                         [1] 
a) Afghanistan 
b) Gujarat 
c) Karnataka 
d) Rajasthan 
 
Question 6 – Mention two features of the Ajanta paintings.  [2] 
 
Question 7 – State the extent of the Pallavas Empire. [2] 
 
Question 8 – Describe two regions where early men lived in India. [2] 
 
Question 9 – Why were some of the earliest works in Tamil known as Sangam literature?  
 [2] 
 
Question 10 – What does Upanishad mean?  [2] 
 
Question 11 – What are the main teachings given by Buddha? [5] 
OR 
     State the main principles of Ashoka's dhamma. 
 
Question 12 – Write a short note on Nalanda. [5] 
OR 
    What was Arikamedu? Write a short note on it. 
 
 
  
  
 
CBSE VI  |  Social Science 
Sample Paper – 1 
 
     
Section B 
Civics 
 
Question 1 – Name the person/persons who inherit the property after the father’s death.[1] 
a) Sons  
b) Daughters  
c) Wife 
d) Sons, daughters and wife 
 
Question 2 – Who implements the decision taken by the Councillors? [1] 
a) Commissioner  
b) Administrative staff  
c) Both of them 
d) None of the above 
 
Question 3 – Providing crops with water is known as? [1] 
a) Harvesting  
b) Weeding  
c) Irrigation 
d) Planting 
 
Question 4 – How many street vendors work in Indian urban areas? [1] 
a) 50 lakh  
b) 75 lakh  
c) 1 crore 
d) 2 crore 
 
Question 5 – In a Municipal Corporation, the elected members are called [1] 
a) Ward Councillors  
b) Ward Staff  
c) Secretary 
d) All of the above 
 
Question 6 – Discuss any two functions of the government. [2] 
 
Question 7 – How did Surat become one of the cleanest cities of India? [2] 
 
Question 8 – Name the various other sources of income which the rural people depend on? 
 [2] 
 
Question 9 – What new change has been made in the Hindu Succession Amendment Act,   
2005? [2] 
 
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CBSE VI  |  Social Science 
Sample Paper – 1 
 
     
CBSE 
Class VI Social Science 
Sample Paper – 1 
Term II 
Time: 2½ hours Total Marks: 75 
 
General Instructions: 
i. There are 12 questions in all. All questions are compulsory.  
ii. Marks for each question are indicated against the question.  
iii. Questions from serial number 1 to 5 are multiple choice questions (MCQs) of 1 
mark each. Every MCQ is provided with four alternatives. Write the correct 
alternative in your answer book.  
iv. Questions from serial number 5 to 10 are 2 marks questions. 
v. Question numbers 11 and 12 are 5 marks questions.   
 
Section A 
History 
 
Question 1 – Where is the Iron Pillar located? [1] 
a) Madhya Pradesh  
b) Bihar  
c) Delhi 
d) Uttar Pradesh 
 
Question 2 – Who wrote Harshavardhana's autobiography? [1] 
a) Kalidasa  
b) Ashoka 
c) Banabhatta 
d) Xuanzang 
 
Question 3 – Who was the most important ruler of the Satavahanas? [1] 
a) Gautami Balasri 
b) Gautama Buddha  
c) Gautamiputra Shri Satakarni 
d) None of the above 
  
  
 
CBSE VI  |  Social Science 
Sample Paper – 1 
 
     
Question 4 – An edict is [1] 
a) A large rock 
b) A top part of a pillar 
c) An official order 
d) A single piece of stone standing by itself 
 
Question 5 – The people of the Harappan Valley procured gold from                         [1] 
a) Afghanistan 
b) Gujarat 
c) Karnataka 
d) Rajasthan 
 
Question 6 – Mention two features of the Ajanta paintings.  [2] 
 
Question 7 – State the extent of the Pallavas Empire. [2] 
 
Question 8 – Describe two regions where early men lived in India. [2] 
 
Question 9 – Why were some of the earliest works in Tamil known as Sangam literature?  
 [2] 
 
Question 10 – What does Upanishad mean?  [2] 
 
Question 11 – What are the main teachings given by Buddha? [5] 
OR 
     State the main principles of Ashoka's dhamma. 
 
Question 12 – Write a short note on Nalanda. [5] 
OR 
    What was Arikamedu? Write a short note on it. 
 
 
  
  
 
CBSE VI  |  Social Science 
Sample Paper – 1 
 
     
Section B 
Civics 
 
Question 1 – Name the person/persons who inherit the property after the father’s death.[1] 
a) Sons  
b) Daughters  
c) Wife 
d) Sons, daughters and wife 
 
Question 2 – Who implements the decision taken by the Councillors? [1] 
a) Commissioner  
b) Administrative staff  
c) Both of them 
d) None of the above 
 
Question 3 – Providing crops with water is known as? [1] 
a) Harvesting  
b) Weeding  
c) Irrigation 
d) Planting 
 
Question 4 – How many street vendors work in Indian urban areas? [1] 
a) 50 lakh  
b) 75 lakh  
c) 1 crore 
d) 2 crore 
 
Question 5 – In a Municipal Corporation, the elected members are called [1] 
a) Ward Councillors  
b) Ward Staff  
c) Secretary 
d) All of the above 
 
Question 6 – Discuss any two functions of the government. [2] 
 
Question 7 – How did Surat become one of the cleanest cities of India? [2] 
 
Question 8 – Name the various other sources of income which the rural people depend on? 
 [2] 
 
Question 9 – What new change has been made in the Hindu Succession Amendment Act,   
2005? [2] 
 
  
 
CBSE VI  |  Social Science 
Sample Paper – 1 
 
     
Question 10 – What is the main source of income for the people of Pudupet? [2] 
 
Question 11 – State the various duties of Tehsildars. [5] 
OR 
   What is being done for the hawkers/street vendors by the Government?  
 
Question 12 – When do farmers commit suicide in some areas? Explain in brief.  [5] 
OR 
    How do street workers earn their living?      
 
 
Section C 
Geography 
Question 1 – Ebony is grown in which type of the following forests? [1] 
a) Coniferous forests  
b) Tropical Thorn forests  
c) Tropical rainforests 
d) Deciduous forests 
 
Question 2 – The Southernmost Himalayas are known as [1] 
a) Siwaliks 
b) Himadri 
c) Himachal 
d) Aravalli 
 
Question 3 – The internal forces of the Earth are called [1] 
a) Exogenetic forces 
b) Denudational forces 
c) Gradational forces 
d) Endogenetic forces 
 
Question 4 –North Temperate Zone lies between which of the following latitudes? [1] 
a) Equator and Tropic of Capricorn 
b) Tropic of Cancer and Arctic Circle  
c) Equator and Antarctic Circle 
d) Equator and tropic of Cancer 
 
Question 5 –Cinchona trees are found in the areas of rainfall more than  [1] 
a) 50 cm 
b) 100 cm 
c) 89 cm 
d) 70 cm 
Question 6 – What is a plateau? Name the oldest plateau of India. [2] 
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CBSE VI  |  Social Science 
Sample Paper – 1 
 
     
CBSE 
Class VI Social Science 
Sample Paper – 1 
Term II 
Time: 2½ hours Total Marks: 75 
 
General Instructions: 
i. There are 12 questions in all. All questions are compulsory.  
ii. Marks for each question are indicated against the question.  
iii. Questions from serial number 1 to 5 are multiple choice questions (MCQs) of 1 
mark each. Every MCQ is provided with four alternatives. Write the correct 
alternative in your answer book.  
iv. Questions from serial number 5 to 10 are 2 marks questions. 
v. Question numbers 11 and 12 are 5 marks questions.   
 
Section A 
History 
 
Question 1 – Where is the Iron Pillar located? [1] 
a) Madhya Pradesh  
b) Bihar  
c) Delhi 
d) Uttar Pradesh 
 
Question 2 – Who wrote Harshavardhana's autobiography? [1] 
a) Kalidasa  
b) Ashoka 
c) Banabhatta 
d) Xuanzang 
 
Question 3 – Who was the most important ruler of the Satavahanas? [1] 
a) Gautami Balasri 
b) Gautama Buddha  
c) Gautamiputra Shri Satakarni 
d) None of the above 
  
  
 
CBSE VI  |  Social Science 
Sample Paper – 1 
 
     
Question 4 – An edict is [1] 
a) A large rock 
b) A top part of a pillar 
c) An official order 
d) A single piece of stone standing by itself 
 
Question 5 – The people of the Harappan Valley procured gold from                         [1] 
a) Afghanistan 
b) Gujarat 
c) Karnataka 
d) Rajasthan 
 
Question 6 – Mention two features of the Ajanta paintings.  [2] 
 
Question 7 – State the extent of the Pallavas Empire. [2] 
 
Question 8 – Describe two regions where early men lived in India. [2] 
 
Question 9 – Why were some of the earliest works in Tamil known as Sangam literature?  
 [2] 
 
Question 10 – What does Upanishad mean?  [2] 
 
Question 11 – What are the main teachings given by Buddha? [5] 
OR 
     State the main principles of Ashoka's dhamma. 
 
Question 12 – Write a short note on Nalanda. [5] 
OR 
    What was Arikamedu? Write a short note on it. 
 
 
  
  
 
CBSE VI  |  Social Science 
Sample Paper – 1 
 
     
Section B 
Civics 
 
Question 1 – Name the person/persons who inherit the property after the father’s death.[1] 
a) Sons  
b) Daughters  
c) Wife 
d) Sons, daughters and wife 
 
Question 2 – Who implements the decision taken by the Councillors? [1] 
a) Commissioner  
b) Administrative staff  
c) Both of them 
d) None of the above 
 
Question 3 – Providing crops with water is known as? [1] 
a) Harvesting  
b) Weeding  
c) Irrigation 
d) Planting 
 
Question 4 – How many street vendors work in Indian urban areas? [1] 
a) 50 lakh  
b) 75 lakh  
c) 1 crore 
d) 2 crore 
 
Question 5 – In a Municipal Corporation, the elected members are called [1] 
a) Ward Councillors  
b) Ward Staff  
c) Secretary 
d) All of the above 
 
Question 6 – Discuss any two functions of the government. [2] 
 
Question 7 – How did Surat become one of the cleanest cities of India? [2] 
 
Question 8 – Name the various other sources of income which the rural people depend on? 
 [2] 
 
Question 9 – What new change has been made in the Hindu Succession Amendment Act,   
2005? [2] 
 
  
 
CBSE VI  |  Social Science 
Sample Paper – 1 
 
     
Question 10 – What is the main source of income for the people of Pudupet? [2] 
 
Question 11 – State the various duties of Tehsildars. [5] 
OR 
   What is being done for the hawkers/street vendors by the Government?  
 
Question 12 – When do farmers commit suicide in some areas? Explain in brief.  [5] 
OR 
    How do street workers earn their living?      
 
 
Section C 
Geography 
Question 1 – Ebony is grown in which type of the following forests? [1] 
a) Coniferous forests  
b) Tropical Thorn forests  
c) Tropical rainforests 
d) Deciduous forests 
 
Question 2 – The Southernmost Himalayas are known as [1] 
a) Siwaliks 
b) Himadri 
c) Himachal 
d) Aravalli 
 
Question 3 – The internal forces of the Earth are called [1] 
a) Exogenetic forces 
b) Denudational forces 
c) Gradational forces 
d) Endogenetic forces 
 
Question 4 –North Temperate Zone lies between which of the following latitudes? [1] 
a) Equator and Tropic of Capricorn 
b) Tropic of Cancer and Arctic Circle  
c) Equator and Antarctic Circle 
d) Equator and tropic of Cancer 
 
Question 5 –Cinchona trees are found in the areas of rainfall more than  [1] 
a) 50 cm 
b) 100 cm 
c) 89 cm 
d) 70 cm 
Question 6 – What is a plateau? Name the oldest plateau of India. [2] 
  
 
CBSE VI  |  Social Science 
Sample Paper – 1 
 
     
 
Question 7 – Identify the main gases and their percentages in the atmosphere. [2] 
 
Question 8 – Give any two differences between a map and a globe. [2] 
 
Question 9 – What type of vegetation is found in deserts? Give an example. [2] 
 
Question 10 – Why is it that in winter the temperature remains quite low in northern 
India? [2] 
 
Question 11 – How are plateaus useful to us? 
OR 
Define a mountain and state its important uses.   [5] 
 
Question 12 – What are landforms and how are they created? 
OR 
State the main features of the tropical rainforests?  [5] 
 
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