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CBSE VI  |  Social Science 
Sample Paper – 2 Solution 
 
     
CBSE 
Class VI Social Science 
Sample Paper – 2 Solution 
Term II 
 
Section A 
History 
Answers   
1.  (b) – Magadha 
2.  (a) – Girnar 
3.  (b) – Buddhist monks 
4.  (b) – Pulakeshin II 
5.  (c) – Sanchi stupa 
 
Answer 6 
The big boulders of stones which were arranged by the people of the Vedic Age to mark 
their burial sites are known as megaliths. Some important facts about megaliths are: 
? The practice of erecting megaliths began about 3,000 years ago and this practice 
was prevalent in Deccan and North-East and Kashmir. 
? Some megalithic sites were discovered at Adichanallur (present day Tamil Nadu) 
and Brahmagiri (present day Karnataka). 
 
 
Answer 7 
The Kalinga war proved to be a turning point in the life of Ashoka. The death, destruction 
and suffering which he saw after the war made him very sad. He realised the futility of 
fighting a war and vowed not to fight any more wars. He devoted the rest of his life to serve 
his people. 
 
Answer 8  
Mathura was considered a religious centre as there were Buddhist monasteries, Jaina 
shrines and an important centre for the worship of Krishna. 
 
Answer 9 
Some kings tried to control large portions of the route because they could benefit from 
taxes, tributes and gifts which were brought by traders travelling along the route.  
However, in return, the kings often protected the traders who passed through their 
kingdoms from attacks by robbers. 
 
Answer 10  
The important men who probably had a say in local administration were 
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CBSE VI  |  Social Science 
Sample Paper – 2 Solution 
 
     
CBSE 
Class VI Social Science 
Sample Paper – 2 Solution 
Term II 
 
Section A 
History 
Answers   
1.  (b) – Magadha 
2.  (a) – Girnar 
3.  (b) – Buddhist monks 
4.  (b) – Pulakeshin II 
5.  (c) – Sanchi stupa 
 
Answer 6 
The big boulders of stones which were arranged by the people of the Vedic Age to mark 
their burial sites are known as megaliths. Some important facts about megaliths are: 
? The practice of erecting megaliths began about 3,000 years ago and this practice 
was prevalent in Deccan and North-East and Kashmir. 
? Some megalithic sites were discovered at Adichanallur (present day Tamil Nadu) 
and Brahmagiri (present day Karnataka). 
 
 
Answer 7 
The Kalinga war proved to be a turning point in the life of Ashoka. The death, destruction 
and suffering which he saw after the war made him very sad. He realised the futility of 
fighting a war and vowed not to fight any more wars. He devoted the rest of his life to serve 
his people. 
 
Answer 8  
Mathura was considered a religious centre as there were Buddhist monasteries, Jaina 
shrines and an important centre for the worship of Krishna. 
 
Answer 9 
Some kings tried to control large portions of the route because they could benefit from 
taxes, tributes and gifts which were brought by traders travelling along the route.  
However, in return, the kings often protected the traders who passed through their 
kingdoms from attacks by robbers. 
 
Answer 10  
The important men who probably had a say in local administration were 
  
 
CBSE VI  |  Social Science 
Sample Paper – 2 Solution 
 
     
? Nagarashreshthi or the chief banker or merchant of the city  
? Sarthavaha or the leader of the merchant caravans  
? Prathama-kulika or the chief craftsman  
? Head of the kayasthas or scribes 
 
Answer 11 
There are several kinds of stupas, round and tall, big and small, and these have certain 
common features. These are 
? There is a small box placed at the centre or heart of the stupa which may contain 
bodily remains (such as teeth, bones or ashes) of the Buddha or his followers, or 
things they used, as well as precious stones and coins. 
? The box known as a relic casket was covered with earth. 
? Later, a layer of mud brick or baked brick was added on top and then the dome-like 
structure was sometimes covered with carved stone slabs. 
Often, a path, known as the pradakshina patha, was laid around the stupa, which was 
surrounded with railings.  
 
Answer 12 
Harshavardhana or Harsha ascended the throne in 606 CE and ruled till 647 CE. He became 
king of Thanesar after the death of his father and elder brother. He shifted his capital to 
Kanauj and annexed the territories of Bengal and Bihar. Thus, Harsha built up a large 
kingdom which covered modern Punjab, eastern Rajasthan, the Gangetic Valley and Assam. 
Harsha was a patron of arts and learning. He was a good writer himself and wrote three 
plays in Sanskrit. He also gave money to the University of Nalanda. This university 
prospered and became a famous centre of learning. 
 
Answer 13 –  
? Silk is obtained from silkworms.  
? They are reared and fed mulberry leaves.  
? After nearly 40 days, the silkworms are ready to spin their cocoons.  
? They make their cocoons in one continuous thread.  
? A single worm can spin a continuous thread of up to 800 metre long.  
? This process takes about 8 days. After this, the cocoons (with the silkworm inside 
them) are put in boiling water.  
? Each cocoon is unwound to get the silk fibre.  
? The fibres are then joined to make thread.  
? Thread is then wound into a reel.  
? This is raw silk.  
? About 5,500 silkworms are required to produce 1 kg of raw silk.  
 
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CBSE VI  |  Social Science 
Sample Paper – 2 Solution 
 
     
CBSE 
Class VI Social Science 
Sample Paper – 2 Solution 
Term II 
 
Section A 
History 
Answers   
1.  (b) – Magadha 
2.  (a) – Girnar 
3.  (b) – Buddhist monks 
4.  (b) – Pulakeshin II 
5.  (c) – Sanchi stupa 
 
Answer 6 
The big boulders of stones which were arranged by the people of the Vedic Age to mark 
their burial sites are known as megaliths. Some important facts about megaliths are: 
? The practice of erecting megaliths began about 3,000 years ago and this practice 
was prevalent in Deccan and North-East and Kashmir. 
? Some megalithic sites were discovered at Adichanallur (present day Tamil Nadu) 
and Brahmagiri (present day Karnataka). 
 
 
Answer 7 
The Kalinga war proved to be a turning point in the life of Ashoka. The death, destruction 
and suffering which he saw after the war made him very sad. He realised the futility of 
fighting a war and vowed not to fight any more wars. He devoted the rest of his life to serve 
his people. 
 
Answer 8  
Mathura was considered a religious centre as there were Buddhist monasteries, Jaina 
shrines and an important centre for the worship of Krishna. 
 
Answer 9 
Some kings tried to control large portions of the route because they could benefit from 
taxes, tributes and gifts which were brought by traders travelling along the route.  
However, in return, the kings often protected the traders who passed through their 
kingdoms from attacks by robbers. 
 
Answer 10  
The important men who probably had a say in local administration were 
  
 
CBSE VI  |  Social Science 
Sample Paper – 2 Solution 
 
     
? Nagarashreshthi or the chief banker or merchant of the city  
? Sarthavaha or the leader of the merchant caravans  
? Prathama-kulika or the chief craftsman  
? Head of the kayasthas or scribes 
 
Answer 11 
There are several kinds of stupas, round and tall, big and small, and these have certain 
common features. These are 
? There is a small box placed at the centre or heart of the stupa which may contain 
bodily remains (such as teeth, bones or ashes) of the Buddha or his followers, or 
things they used, as well as precious stones and coins. 
? The box known as a relic casket was covered with earth. 
? Later, a layer of mud brick or baked brick was added on top and then the dome-like 
structure was sometimes covered with carved stone slabs. 
Often, a path, known as the pradakshina patha, was laid around the stupa, which was 
surrounded with railings.  
 
Answer 12 
Harshavardhana or Harsha ascended the throne in 606 CE and ruled till 647 CE. He became 
king of Thanesar after the death of his father and elder brother. He shifted his capital to 
Kanauj and annexed the territories of Bengal and Bihar. Thus, Harsha built up a large 
kingdom which covered modern Punjab, eastern Rajasthan, the Gangetic Valley and Assam. 
Harsha was a patron of arts and learning. He was a good writer himself and wrote three 
plays in Sanskrit. He also gave money to the University of Nalanda. This university 
prospered and became a famous centre of learning. 
 
Answer 13 –  
? Silk is obtained from silkworms.  
? They are reared and fed mulberry leaves.  
? After nearly 40 days, the silkworms are ready to spin their cocoons.  
? They make their cocoons in one continuous thread.  
? A single worm can spin a continuous thread of up to 800 metre long.  
? This process takes about 8 days. After this, the cocoons (with the silkworm inside 
them) are put in boiling water.  
? Each cocoon is unwound to get the silk fibre.  
? The fibres are then joined to make thread.  
? Thread is then wound into a reel.  
? This is raw silk.  
? About 5,500 silkworms are required to produce 1 kg of raw silk.  
 
  
 
CBSE VI  |  Social Science 
Sample Paper – 2 Solution 
 
     
 
 
 
 
 
Section B 
Civics 
Answers   
1. (c) – Labour chowk 
2. (d) – Kalpattu 
3. (a) – Ward Councillors 
4. (d) – All of the above 
5. (b) – July–August 
 
Answer 6 
The Municipal Corporation is a big organisation which takes care of street lights, garbage 
collection, water supply and keeping the streets and markets clean. It is also responsible for 
ensuring that diseases do not break out in the city. It runs schools, hospitals and 
dispensaries and makes gardens and maintains them. 
 
Answer 7 
Migration can be termed movement of people from one place to another. Not being able to 
earn money throughout the year forces people in many rural areas to travel long distances 
in search of work. Hence, rural people migrate to different places. 
 
Answer 8  
People participate in a democracy in the following ways: 
? Regular elections are held in democratic countries. People participate in these elections 
and choose their representatives by voting. 
? These representatives then take decisions on behalf of the people keeping in mind the 
aspirations and the interests of the people who elect them.  
 
Answer 9 
A call centre is a centralised office which deals with problems and questions that 
consumers/customers have regarding goods purchased and services such as banking, 
ticket booking etc. These are generally set up as large rooms with work stations which 
include a computer, a telephone set and supervisor stations.  
India has become a major destination for foreign companies to set up their call centres. 
 
Answer 10 
The benefits received by people of regular and permanent jobs are 
1. Savings for old age 
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CBSE VI  |  Social Science 
Sample Paper – 2 Solution 
 
     
CBSE 
Class VI Social Science 
Sample Paper – 2 Solution 
Term II 
 
Section A 
History 
Answers   
1.  (b) – Magadha 
2.  (a) – Girnar 
3.  (b) – Buddhist monks 
4.  (b) – Pulakeshin II 
5.  (c) – Sanchi stupa 
 
Answer 6 
The big boulders of stones which were arranged by the people of the Vedic Age to mark 
their burial sites are known as megaliths. Some important facts about megaliths are: 
? The practice of erecting megaliths began about 3,000 years ago and this practice 
was prevalent in Deccan and North-East and Kashmir. 
? Some megalithic sites were discovered at Adichanallur (present day Tamil Nadu) 
and Brahmagiri (present day Karnataka). 
 
 
Answer 7 
The Kalinga war proved to be a turning point in the life of Ashoka. The death, destruction 
and suffering which he saw after the war made him very sad. He realised the futility of 
fighting a war and vowed not to fight any more wars. He devoted the rest of his life to serve 
his people. 
 
Answer 8  
Mathura was considered a religious centre as there were Buddhist monasteries, Jaina 
shrines and an important centre for the worship of Krishna. 
 
Answer 9 
Some kings tried to control large portions of the route because they could benefit from 
taxes, tributes and gifts which were brought by traders travelling along the route.  
However, in return, the kings often protected the traders who passed through their 
kingdoms from attacks by robbers. 
 
Answer 10  
The important men who probably had a say in local administration were 
  
 
CBSE VI  |  Social Science 
Sample Paper – 2 Solution 
 
     
? Nagarashreshthi or the chief banker or merchant of the city  
? Sarthavaha or the leader of the merchant caravans  
? Prathama-kulika or the chief craftsman  
? Head of the kayasthas or scribes 
 
Answer 11 
There are several kinds of stupas, round and tall, big and small, and these have certain 
common features. These are 
? There is a small box placed at the centre or heart of the stupa which may contain 
bodily remains (such as teeth, bones or ashes) of the Buddha or his followers, or 
things they used, as well as precious stones and coins. 
? The box known as a relic casket was covered with earth. 
? Later, a layer of mud brick or baked brick was added on top and then the dome-like 
structure was sometimes covered with carved stone slabs. 
Often, a path, known as the pradakshina patha, was laid around the stupa, which was 
surrounded with railings.  
 
Answer 12 
Harshavardhana or Harsha ascended the throne in 606 CE and ruled till 647 CE. He became 
king of Thanesar after the death of his father and elder brother. He shifted his capital to 
Kanauj and annexed the territories of Bengal and Bihar. Thus, Harsha built up a large 
kingdom which covered modern Punjab, eastern Rajasthan, the Gangetic Valley and Assam. 
Harsha was a patron of arts and learning. He was a good writer himself and wrote three 
plays in Sanskrit. He also gave money to the University of Nalanda. This university 
prospered and became a famous centre of learning. 
 
Answer 13 –  
? Silk is obtained from silkworms.  
? They are reared and fed mulberry leaves.  
? After nearly 40 days, the silkworms are ready to spin their cocoons.  
? They make their cocoons in one continuous thread.  
? A single worm can spin a continuous thread of up to 800 metre long.  
? This process takes about 8 days. After this, the cocoons (with the silkworm inside 
them) are put in boiling water.  
? Each cocoon is unwound to get the silk fibre.  
? The fibres are then joined to make thread.  
? Thread is then wound into a reel.  
? This is raw silk.  
? About 5,500 silkworms are required to produce 1 kg of raw silk.  
 
  
 
CBSE VI  |  Social Science 
Sample Paper – 2 Solution 
 
     
 
 
 
 
 
Section B 
Civics 
Answers   
1. (c) – Labour chowk 
2. (d) – Kalpattu 
3. (a) – Ward Councillors 
4. (d) – All of the above 
5. (b) – July–August 
 
Answer 6 
The Municipal Corporation is a big organisation which takes care of street lights, garbage 
collection, water supply and keeping the streets and markets clean. It is also responsible for 
ensuring that diseases do not break out in the city. It runs schools, hospitals and 
dispensaries and makes gardens and maintains them. 
 
Answer 7 
Migration can be termed movement of people from one place to another. Not being able to 
earn money throughout the year forces people in many rural areas to travel long distances 
in search of work. Hence, rural people migrate to different places. 
 
Answer 8  
People participate in a democracy in the following ways: 
? Regular elections are held in democratic countries. People participate in these elections 
and choose their representatives by voting. 
? These representatives then take decisions on behalf of the people keeping in mind the 
aspirations and the interests of the people who elect them.  
 
Answer 9 
A call centre is a centralised office which deals with problems and questions that 
consumers/customers have regarding goods purchased and services such as banking, 
ticket booking etc. These are generally set up as large rooms with work stations which 
include a computer, a telephone set and supervisor stations.  
India has become a major destination for foreign companies to set up their call centres. 
 
Answer 10 
The benefits received by people of regular and permanent jobs are 
1. Savings for old age 
  
 
CBSE VI  |  Social Science 
Sample Paper – 2 Solution 
 
     
2. Holidays 
3. Medical facilities for family 
 
 
 
 
Answer 11 
The work in the Municipal Corporation is divided into several departments. 
The departments are 
? Water Department 
? Garbage Collection Department 
? Garden Maintenance Department 
? Roads Department 
? Sanitation Department 
 
Answer 12 
The disadvantages faced by casual workers are 
? They are employed when the employer gets large orders or during certain seasons. 
? At other times of the year, they have to find some other work. 
? They do not have permanent jobs. 
? If they complain about their pay or working conditions, they are asked to leave. 
? There is no job security or protection if there is ill treatment. 
? They are also expected to work very long hours. 
 
Answer 13 
The Ward Councillor is the head of the ward who has been elected to perform some duties. 
These are 
? To make a budget and spend the money accordingly. 
? To debate over issues and come out with the best possible solutions. 
? To help people by solving their ward-related problems. 
? To try and ensure that the particular demands of their wards are placed before the 
entire council. 
Two reasons why people contact them when they face problems within their area are  
? Repairing of roads 
? Changing of street lights 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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CBSE VI  |  Social Science 
Sample Paper – 2 Solution 
 
     
CBSE 
Class VI Social Science 
Sample Paper – 2 Solution 
Term II 
 
Section A 
History 
Answers   
1.  (b) – Magadha 
2.  (a) – Girnar 
3.  (b) – Buddhist monks 
4.  (b) – Pulakeshin II 
5.  (c) – Sanchi stupa 
 
Answer 6 
The big boulders of stones which were arranged by the people of the Vedic Age to mark 
their burial sites are known as megaliths. Some important facts about megaliths are: 
? The practice of erecting megaliths began about 3,000 years ago and this practice 
was prevalent in Deccan and North-East and Kashmir. 
? Some megalithic sites were discovered at Adichanallur (present day Tamil Nadu) 
and Brahmagiri (present day Karnataka). 
 
 
Answer 7 
The Kalinga war proved to be a turning point in the life of Ashoka. The death, destruction 
and suffering which he saw after the war made him very sad. He realised the futility of 
fighting a war and vowed not to fight any more wars. He devoted the rest of his life to serve 
his people. 
 
Answer 8  
Mathura was considered a religious centre as there were Buddhist monasteries, Jaina 
shrines and an important centre for the worship of Krishna. 
 
Answer 9 
Some kings tried to control large portions of the route because they could benefit from 
taxes, tributes and gifts which were brought by traders travelling along the route.  
However, in return, the kings often protected the traders who passed through their 
kingdoms from attacks by robbers. 
 
Answer 10  
The important men who probably had a say in local administration were 
  
 
CBSE VI  |  Social Science 
Sample Paper – 2 Solution 
 
     
? Nagarashreshthi or the chief banker or merchant of the city  
? Sarthavaha or the leader of the merchant caravans  
? Prathama-kulika or the chief craftsman  
? Head of the kayasthas or scribes 
 
Answer 11 
There are several kinds of stupas, round and tall, big and small, and these have certain 
common features. These are 
? There is a small box placed at the centre or heart of the stupa which may contain 
bodily remains (such as teeth, bones or ashes) of the Buddha or his followers, or 
things they used, as well as precious stones and coins. 
? The box known as a relic casket was covered with earth. 
? Later, a layer of mud brick or baked brick was added on top and then the dome-like 
structure was sometimes covered with carved stone slabs. 
Often, a path, known as the pradakshina patha, was laid around the stupa, which was 
surrounded with railings.  
 
Answer 12 
Harshavardhana or Harsha ascended the throne in 606 CE and ruled till 647 CE. He became 
king of Thanesar after the death of his father and elder brother. He shifted his capital to 
Kanauj and annexed the territories of Bengal and Bihar. Thus, Harsha built up a large 
kingdom which covered modern Punjab, eastern Rajasthan, the Gangetic Valley and Assam. 
Harsha was a patron of arts and learning. He was a good writer himself and wrote three 
plays in Sanskrit. He also gave money to the University of Nalanda. This university 
prospered and became a famous centre of learning. 
 
Answer 13 –  
? Silk is obtained from silkworms.  
? They are reared and fed mulberry leaves.  
? After nearly 40 days, the silkworms are ready to spin their cocoons.  
? They make their cocoons in one continuous thread.  
? A single worm can spin a continuous thread of up to 800 metre long.  
? This process takes about 8 days. After this, the cocoons (with the silkworm inside 
them) are put in boiling water.  
? Each cocoon is unwound to get the silk fibre.  
? The fibres are then joined to make thread.  
? Thread is then wound into a reel.  
? This is raw silk.  
? About 5,500 silkworms are required to produce 1 kg of raw silk.  
 
  
 
CBSE VI  |  Social Science 
Sample Paper – 2 Solution 
 
     
 
 
 
 
 
Section B 
Civics 
Answers   
1. (c) – Labour chowk 
2. (d) – Kalpattu 
3. (a) – Ward Councillors 
4. (d) – All of the above 
5. (b) – July–August 
 
Answer 6 
The Municipal Corporation is a big organisation which takes care of street lights, garbage 
collection, water supply and keeping the streets and markets clean. It is also responsible for 
ensuring that diseases do not break out in the city. It runs schools, hospitals and 
dispensaries and makes gardens and maintains them. 
 
Answer 7 
Migration can be termed movement of people from one place to another. Not being able to 
earn money throughout the year forces people in many rural areas to travel long distances 
in search of work. Hence, rural people migrate to different places. 
 
Answer 8  
People participate in a democracy in the following ways: 
? Regular elections are held in democratic countries. People participate in these elections 
and choose their representatives by voting. 
? These representatives then take decisions on behalf of the people keeping in mind the 
aspirations and the interests of the people who elect them.  
 
Answer 9 
A call centre is a centralised office which deals with problems and questions that 
consumers/customers have regarding goods purchased and services such as banking, 
ticket booking etc. These are generally set up as large rooms with work stations which 
include a computer, a telephone set and supervisor stations.  
India has become a major destination for foreign companies to set up their call centres. 
 
Answer 10 
The benefits received by people of regular and permanent jobs are 
1. Savings for old age 
  
 
CBSE VI  |  Social Science 
Sample Paper – 2 Solution 
 
     
2. Holidays 
3. Medical facilities for family 
 
 
 
 
Answer 11 
The work in the Municipal Corporation is divided into several departments. 
The departments are 
? Water Department 
? Garbage Collection Department 
? Garden Maintenance Department 
? Roads Department 
? Sanitation Department 
 
Answer 12 
The disadvantages faced by casual workers are 
? They are employed when the employer gets large orders or during certain seasons. 
? At other times of the year, they have to find some other work. 
? They do not have permanent jobs. 
? If they complain about their pay or working conditions, they are asked to leave. 
? There is no job security or protection if there is ill treatment. 
? They are also expected to work very long hours. 
 
Answer 13 
The Ward Councillor is the head of the ward who has been elected to perform some duties. 
These are 
? To make a budget and spend the money accordingly. 
? To debate over issues and come out with the best possible solutions. 
? To help people by solving their ward-related problems. 
? To try and ensure that the particular demands of their wards are placed before the 
entire council. 
Two reasons why people contact them when they face problems within their area are  
? Repairing of roads 
? Changing of street lights 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  
 
CBSE VI  |  Social Science 
Sample Paper – 2 Solution 
 
     
 
 
 
 
 
Section C 
Geography 
 
Answers   
1. (b) – Block 
2. (d) – Narmada and Tapi 
3. (d) – Mars and Jupiter 
4. (c) – Denudational forces 
5. (b) – Uplift and folding of the land 
 
Answer 6  
The two processes carried out by running water are 
i. Erosion – The wearing away of the Earth's surface is called erosion. 
ii. Deposition – The surface of the Earth is rebuilt by the process of deposition. 
 
Answer 7 
The two main divisions of the Earth’s surface are 
i. Continents – The large landmasses are called continents. 
ii. Ocean basins – The huge water bodies are called ocean basins. 
 
Answer 8 
The two main parallel ranges of the Himalayan Mountains are  
? The Great Himalaya or Himadri  
? The Siwaliks 
 
Answer 9 
Two characteristic features of the meridians of longitude are: 
? The distance between two longitudes is measured in terms of degrees. Longitudes 
are semi-circular and distance between them decreases as they go towards the 
poles.  
? When the latitudes and the longitudes crisscross each other at right angles, they 
form a geographical grid or coordinate, which help us to determine the exact 
location of a place. 
 
Answer 10 
Biosphere is the narrow zone of the Earth where we find land, water and air together, 
which contains all forms of life. 
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