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1st Terminal Examination-2017


Class- VI
HISTORY
Time: - 2hr 30min.
F.M: 80

I. Fill in the blanks


1X10=10

1.The study of coins is known as ____________ .


2.____________ wrote the book titled Indika.
3.Epigraphy is the study of __________ .
4.The Ramayan was written in _______ Language .
5.The Mesopotamian people built ______ to control
floods.
6.The Mesopotamians were the first to develop the
_______Calendar.
7.Banawali is situated in ________.
8.The Great Bath has been excavated at __________.
9.Civics helps us understand the working of the
_______.
10. Citizens learn about their ________and duties
through civics.

II. True or False


1X10=10

1. Our natural environment supports all kinds of


life .
2. India is rich only in natural diversity .
3. India is land of cultural diversity.
4. Kalibangan was a dockyard.
5. The Harappans worshipped mother goddess.
6. The Harappan Civilization flourished around river
Indus and its tributaries.
7. The Mesopotamians did not believe in the life
after death .
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8. The Puranas is an example of Secular literature .
9. Kalidas was a foreign traveller.
10. The Sumerians invented paper.

III. Write Short Notes on ( any four ):


5X4=20

1.Manuscript
2.Fossils
3.Inscriptions
4.Religion of the Mesopotamians.
5.Great bath

IV. Answer the questions :


10X4=40

1.The Indus valley Civilization was also called


Harappan was called Harappan Civilization. Explain
what was the extent of the Harappan civilization?
5+5=10

2.List two unique features of the Harappan Cities.


What information can we draw from the Harappan
Seals? 5+5=10

3.What is History? List five important reasons for the


study of history.
4+6=10

4.What are artefacts? What information do they give


us? What is numismatics?
3+3+4=10

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5.What were the main features of Mesopotamian
agriculture? How does the Mesopotamian
Civilization decline? 5+5=10

6.What is Civics? Define natural environment. What


do you understand by Civic life?
3+3+4=10