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1st Terminal Examination-2017
Class- VI
GEOGRAPHY
Time: - 2hr 30min.
F.M: 80

I. Answer the following questions


10X4=40

1.What are stars? What are planets?


5+5=10
2.What are the layers of the sun?
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3. How can you distinguish between a planet and a
star? Give a description of the sun.
5+5=10
4.Write about the proofs of the Earths round shape.
What is considered to be the recent and most
convincing proof Earths round shape. 8+2=10
5.Discuss the causes of noise pollution. What are the
effects of noise pollution?
5+5=10
6.What is noise pollution ? What are the natural causes
of noise pollution? Discuss any two measures of
controlling noise pollution.
3+4+3=10

II. Fill in the blanks


1X10=10
1. ________ board should be hung near hospital.
2. India covers an area of _____ sq. km.
3. __________ is the youngest state of India.
4. Cotton is the best grown on _______ soil.
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5. In contour farming _________ are constructed on the
hill slopes .
6. The Polar diameter of the Earth is _________ .
7. __________ means Earth shaped .
8. Life in the solar system only exists on __________.
9. The Earth is located at the _________ position from the
sun.
10. A Greek philosopher and scientist named ________.

III. Answer in one word


1X10=10

1. Who first declared that the Earth is round?


2. Which part of the ship disappear last over the
horizon in the sun?
3. What is the mean diameter of the Earth?>
4. How many moons does Saturn have?
5. How long does the light of the sun take to reach the
earth?
6. Name the largest planet of the Solar System.
7. What gives the red colour to red soil?
8. What type of soil is found in the Deccan Trap region?
9. What is the National Capital Territory of India?
10. Name the hottest planet of Solar System.

IV. Short Notes on (any two)


5X2=10

1.Galaxy 2.Comet 3.Venus

V. Draw a diagram of the Solar System.


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