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CBSE VI  |  Social Science  
Sample Paper – 2 
 
     
CBSE 
Class VI Social Science 
Term 1 
Sample Paper – 2 
Time: 2½ hours Total Marks: 75 
 
General Instructions:  
(i) All questions are compulsory.  
(ii) Marks for each question are indicated against the question.  
(iii) In each section, 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 6 to 10 are 2 mark questions.  
(v) Questions 11 and 12 are for 3 marks, whereas serial number 13 is a 4 mark 
question.  
 
SECTION A 
History 
 
Question 1 – In which place did people first begin to grow crops? [1] 
a) Garo Hills 
b) Western Ghats 
c) Sulaiman and Kirthar Hills 
d) Thar desert 
 
Question 2 – When were trains first used? [1] 
a) 220 years ago 
b) 100 years ago 
c) 150 years ago 
d) 175 years ago 
 
Question 3 – Apart from farming, name an important invention of the Neolithic Age? [1] 
a) Discovery of fire 
b) Invention of transport 
c) Invention of the wheel 
d) All of the above 
 
 
 
 
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CBSE VI  |  Social Science  
Sample Paper – 2 
 
     
CBSE 
Class VI Social Science 
Term 1 
Sample Paper – 2 
Time: 2½ hours Total Marks: 75 
 
General Instructions:  
(i) All questions are compulsory.  
(ii) Marks for each question are indicated against the question.  
(iii) In each section, 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 6 to 10 are 2 mark questions.  
(v) Questions 11 and 12 are for 3 marks, whereas serial number 13 is a 4 mark 
question.  
 
SECTION A 
History 
 
Question 1 – In which place did people first begin to grow crops? [1] 
a) Garo Hills 
b) Western Ghats 
c) Sulaiman and Kirthar Hills 
d) Thar desert 
 
Question 2 – When were trains first used? [1] 
a) 220 years ago 
b) 100 years ago 
c) 150 years ago 
d) 175 years ago 
 
Question 3 – Apart from farming, name an important invention of the Neolithic Age? [1] 
a) Discovery of fire 
b) Invention of transport 
c) Invention of the wheel 
d) All of the above 
 
 
 
 
  
 
CBSE VI  |  Social Science  
Sample Paper – 2 
 
     
 
Question 4 – Harappan houses comprised how many storeys? [1] 
a) Multi-storey 
b) Three to four storeys 
c) One to two storeys 
d) All of the above 
 
Question 5 – Which period is known as the Vedic Age? [1]  
a) 3000–1500 BCE 
b) 2500–1300 BCE 
c) 2000–1000 BCE 
d) 1500–600 BCE 
 
Question 6 – How were rulers chosen in the past? [2] 
  
Question 7 – What does the word ‘Veda’ mean? [2] 
 
Question 8 – How was the drainage system of the Harappan cities? [2] 
 
Question 9 – What kinds of evidences indicated the settled life of Neolithic people? [2] 
 
Question 10 – Why were early humans known as hunter-gatherers? [2] 
 
Question 11 – Why did people travel from one part of the subcontinent to another? [3]  
 
Question 12 – What was the ashvamedha ceremony? [3] 
 
Question 13 - What were megaliths? State its features. [4] 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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CBSE VI  |  Social Science  
Sample Paper – 2 
 
     
CBSE 
Class VI Social Science 
Term 1 
Sample Paper – 2 
Time: 2½ hours Total Marks: 75 
 
General Instructions:  
(i) All questions are compulsory.  
(ii) Marks for each question are indicated against the question.  
(iii) In each section, 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 6 to 10 are 2 mark questions.  
(v) Questions 11 and 12 are for 3 marks, whereas serial number 13 is a 4 mark 
question.  
 
SECTION A 
History 
 
Question 1 – In which place did people first begin to grow crops? [1] 
a) Garo Hills 
b) Western Ghats 
c) Sulaiman and Kirthar Hills 
d) Thar desert 
 
Question 2 – When were trains first used? [1] 
a) 220 years ago 
b) 100 years ago 
c) 150 years ago 
d) 175 years ago 
 
Question 3 – Apart from farming, name an important invention of the Neolithic Age? [1] 
a) Discovery of fire 
b) Invention of transport 
c) Invention of the wheel 
d) All of the above 
 
 
 
 
  
 
CBSE VI  |  Social Science  
Sample Paper – 2 
 
     
 
Question 4 – Harappan houses comprised how many storeys? [1] 
a) Multi-storey 
b) Three to four storeys 
c) One to two storeys 
d) All of the above 
 
Question 5 – Which period is known as the Vedic Age? [1]  
a) 3000–1500 BCE 
b) 2500–1300 BCE 
c) 2000–1000 BCE 
d) 1500–600 BCE 
 
Question 6 – How were rulers chosen in the past? [2] 
  
Question 7 – What does the word ‘Veda’ mean? [2] 
 
Question 8 – How was the drainage system of the Harappan cities? [2] 
 
Question 9 – What kinds of evidences indicated the settled life of Neolithic people? [2] 
 
Question 10 – Why were early humans known as hunter-gatherers? [2] 
 
Question 11 – Why did people travel from one part of the subcontinent to another? [3]  
 
Question 12 – What was the ashvamedha ceremony? [3] 
 
Question 13 - What were megaliths? State its features. [4] 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  
 
CBSE VI  |  Social Science  
Sample Paper – 2 
 
     
 
SECTION B 
Civics 
 
Question 1 – The major religion followed in Ladakh is one of the religions listed below: [1] 
a) Buddhism 
b) Hinduism 
c) Islam 
d) Christianity 
 
Question 2 – The government refers to Dalits as [1] 
a) Scheduled Tribes 
b) Other Backward Class 
c) Scheduled Castes 
d) General 
 
Question 3 – In a democracy, who gives the government power? [1] 
a) The Prime Minister 
b) Ministers 
c) The President 
d) The common people 
 
Question 4 – People express their views to the government through which of the following 
terms listed below? [1] 
a) Rallies 
b) Campaigns 
c) Strikes 
d) All of the above 
 
Question 5 – Villages is divided into various [1]  
a) Divisions 
b) Areas 
c) Wards 
d) Zones 
 
Question 6 – Who is in charge of a police station? [2] 
  
Question 7 – Who all fall under the list of BPL? [2] 
 
 
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CBSE VI  |  Social Science  
Sample Paper – 2 
 
     
CBSE 
Class VI Social Science 
Term 1 
Sample Paper – 2 
Time: 2½ hours Total Marks: 75 
 
General Instructions:  
(i) All questions are compulsory.  
(ii) Marks for each question are indicated against the question.  
(iii) In each section, 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 6 to 10 are 2 mark questions.  
(v) Questions 11 and 12 are for 3 marks, whereas serial number 13 is a 4 mark 
question.  
 
SECTION A 
History 
 
Question 1 – In which place did people first begin to grow crops? [1] 
a) Garo Hills 
b) Western Ghats 
c) Sulaiman and Kirthar Hills 
d) Thar desert 
 
Question 2 – When were trains first used? [1] 
a) 220 years ago 
b) 100 years ago 
c) 150 years ago 
d) 175 years ago 
 
Question 3 – Apart from farming, name an important invention of the Neolithic Age? [1] 
a) Discovery of fire 
b) Invention of transport 
c) Invention of the wheel 
d) All of the above 
 
 
 
 
  
 
CBSE VI  |  Social Science  
Sample Paper – 2 
 
     
 
Question 4 – Harappan houses comprised how many storeys? [1] 
a) Multi-storey 
b) Three to four storeys 
c) One to two storeys 
d) All of the above 
 
Question 5 – Which period is known as the Vedic Age? [1]  
a) 3000–1500 BCE 
b) 2500–1300 BCE 
c) 2000–1000 BCE 
d) 1500–600 BCE 
 
Question 6 – How were rulers chosen in the past? [2] 
  
Question 7 – What does the word ‘Veda’ mean? [2] 
 
Question 8 – How was the drainage system of the Harappan cities? [2] 
 
Question 9 – What kinds of evidences indicated the settled life of Neolithic people? [2] 
 
Question 10 – Why were early humans known as hunter-gatherers? [2] 
 
Question 11 – Why did people travel from one part of the subcontinent to another? [3]  
 
Question 12 – What was the ashvamedha ceremony? [3] 
 
Question 13 - What were megaliths? State its features. [4] 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  
 
CBSE VI  |  Social Science  
Sample Paper – 2 
 
     
 
SECTION B 
Civics 
 
Question 1 – The major religion followed in Ladakh is one of the religions listed below: [1] 
a) Buddhism 
b) Hinduism 
c) Islam 
d) Christianity 
 
Question 2 – The government refers to Dalits as [1] 
a) Scheduled Tribes 
b) Other Backward Class 
c) Scheduled Castes 
d) General 
 
Question 3 – In a democracy, who gives the government power? [1] 
a) The Prime Minister 
b) Ministers 
c) The President 
d) The common people 
 
Question 4 – People express their views to the government through which of the following 
terms listed below? [1] 
a) Rallies 
b) Campaigns 
c) Strikes 
d) All of the above 
 
Question 5 – Villages is divided into various [1]  
a) Divisions 
b) Areas 
c) Wards 
d) Zones 
 
Question 6 – Who is in charge of a police station? [2] 
  
Question 7 – Who all fall under the list of BPL? [2] 
 
 
  
 
CBSE VI  |  Social Science  
Sample Paper – 2 
 
     
 
Question 8 – What are the other ways for people to participate in the various processes of 
the government other than voting? [2] 
 
Question 9 – How do you define Universal Adult Franchise (UAF)? [2] 
 
Question 10 – What does the first page of the Indian Constitution state? [2]  
 
Question 11 – History and geography are often tied to the cultural life of a region. Explain 
with examples.  [3] 
 
Question 12 – How were people discriminated against based on caste? [3] 
 
Question 13 - What are the responsibilities of the government towards the country? [4] 
 
SECTION C 
Geography 
 
Question 1 - Name the delta formed by the Ganga and Brahmaputra rivers. [1] 
a) Inland Delta 
b) Sundarbans Delta 
c) Nile Delta 
d) Ganges Delta 
 
Question 2 – The Indian islands in the Bay of Bengal are called [1] 
a) Maldives 
b) Lakshadweep Island 
c) Andaman and Nicobar islands 
d) None of the above 
 
Question 3 - How many days does the Earth take to complete one revolution around the 
Sun? [1] 
a) 366 days 
b) 365 
c) 365 ¼  days 
d) None of the above 
 
Question 4 - By how many hours is India ahead of Greenwich? [1] 
a) 5 hours and 20 min 
b) 5 hours and 30 min 
c) 5 hours 
d) 6 hours and 30 min 
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CBSE VI  |  Social Science  
Sample Paper – 2 
 
     
CBSE 
Class VI Social Science 
Term 1 
Sample Paper – 2 
Time: 2½ hours Total Marks: 75 
 
General Instructions:  
(i) All questions are compulsory.  
(ii) Marks for each question are indicated against the question.  
(iii) In each section, 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 6 to 10 are 2 mark questions.  
(v) Questions 11 and 12 are for 3 marks, whereas serial number 13 is a 4 mark 
question.  
 
SECTION A 
History 
 
Question 1 – In which place did people first begin to grow crops? [1] 
a) Garo Hills 
b) Western Ghats 
c) Sulaiman and Kirthar Hills 
d) Thar desert 
 
Question 2 – When were trains first used? [1] 
a) 220 years ago 
b) 100 years ago 
c) 150 years ago 
d) 175 years ago 
 
Question 3 – Apart from farming, name an important invention of the Neolithic Age? [1] 
a) Discovery of fire 
b) Invention of transport 
c) Invention of the wheel 
d) All of the above 
 
 
 
 
  
 
CBSE VI  |  Social Science  
Sample Paper – 2 
 
     
 
Question 4 – Harappan houses comprised how many storeys? [1] 
a) Multi-storey 
b) Three to four storeys 
c) One to two storeys 
d) All of the above 
 
Question 5 – Which period is known as the Vedic Age? [1]  
a) 3000–1500 BCE 
b) 2500–1300 BCE 
c) 2000–1000 BCE 
d) 1500–600 BCE 
 
Question 6 – How were rulers chosen in the past? [2] 
  
Question 7 – What does the word ‘Veda’ mean? [2] 
 
Question 8 – How was the drainage system of the Harappan cities? [2] 
 
Question 9 – What kinds of evidences indicated the settled life of Neolithic people? [2] 
 
Question 10 – Why were early humans known as hunter-gatherers? [2] 
 
Question 11 – Why did people travel from one part of the subcontinent to another? [3]  
 
Question 12 – What was the ashvamedha ceremony? [3] 
 
Question 13 - What were megaliths? State its features. [4] 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  
 
CBSE VI  |  Social Science  
Sample Paper – 2 
 
     
 
SECTION B 
Civics 
 
Question 1 – The major religion followed in Ladakh is one of the religions listed below: [1] 
a) Buddhism 
b) Hinduism 
c) Islam 
d) Christianity 
 
Question 2 – The government refers to Dalits as [1] 
a) Scheduled Tribes 
b) Other Backward Class 
c) Scheduled Castes 
d) General 
 
Question 3 – In a democracy, who gives the government power? [1] 
a) The Prime Minister 
b) Ministers 
c) The President 
d) The common people 
 
Question 4 – People express their views to the government through which of the following 
terms listed below? [1] 
a) Rallies 
b) Campaigns 
c) Strikes 
d) All of the above 
 
Question 5 – Villages is divided into various [1]  
a) Divisions 
b) Areas 
c) Wards 
d) Zones 
 
Question 6 – Who is in charge of a police station? [2] 
  
Question 7 – Who all fall under the list of BPL? [2] 
 
 
  
 
CBSE VI  |  Social Science  
Sample Paper – 2 
 
     
 
Question 8 – What are the other ways for people to participate in the various processes of 
the government other than voting? [2] 
 
Question 9 – How do you define Universal Adult Franchise (UAF)? [2] 
 
Question 10 – What does the first page of the Indian Constitution state? [2]  
 
Question 11 – History and geography are often tied to the cultural life of a region. Explain 
with examples.  [3] 
 
Question 12 – How were people discriminated against based on caste? [3] 
 
Question 13 - What are the responsibilities of the government towards the country? [4] 
 
SECTION C 
Geography 
 
Question 1 - Name the delta formed by the Ganga and Brahmaputra rivers. [1] 
a) Inland Delta 
b) Sundarbans Delta 
c) Nile Delta 
d) Ganges Delta 
 
Question 2 – The Indian islands in the Bay of Bengal are called [1] 
a) Maldives 
b) Lakshadweep Island 
c) Andaman and Nicobar islands 
d) None of the above 
 
Question 3 - How many days does the Earth take to complete one revolution around the 
Sun? [1] 
a) 366 days 
b) 365 
c) 365 ¼  days 
d) None of the above 
 
Question 4 - By how many hours is India ahead of Greenwich? [1] 
a) 5 hours and 20 min 
b) 5 hours and 30 min 
c) 5 hours 
d) 6 hours and 30 min 
  
 
CBSE VI  |  Social Science  
Sample Paper – 2 
 
     
 
Question 5 - Which among the following places has a moderate climate? [1] 
a) Mumbai 
b) Kashmir 
c) Kargil 
d) Bikaner 
 
Question 6 - Which is the largest and smallest state of India in terms of area? [2] 
 
Question 7 - Why does only half of the Earth receive light from the Sun? [2] 
 
Question 8 - What would happen if the Earth did not rotate? [2] 
 
Question 9 - What do we mean by a grid and what is its use? [2] 
 
Question 10 – Where are Mangrove forests found? [2] 
 
Question 11 – What type of vegetation is found in deserts? Give examples. [3] 
 
Question 12 – When does autumn and spring season take place in India and why? [3] 
 
Question 13 - What is the difference between rotation and revolution? [4] 
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