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6th History Questions Part 1

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Question 1

The term History which is derived from the Word “Istoria” is of which origin?

A
Egyptian
B
Sanskrit
C
Greek
D
Hebrew
Question 1 Explanation: 
The term History has been derived from Greek word ISTORIA which means learning By inquiry.
Question 2

Which of these Excavation sites are From Neolithic age ?

A
Bimbetka
B
Mehrgah
C
Lothal
D
All the above
Question 2 Explanation: 
Mehrgarh, Chirand, Mahgara and Koldhiwala and paiyampalli from tamilnadu are some of major excavation sites from Neolithic Age. Bimbetka is from Paleolithic age and Lothal is from Bronze age.
Question 3

Dharma chakra in our National flag was taken from Which inscription ?

A
Sanchistupa
B
Allahabad pillar
C
Saranath pillar
D
Ashoka’s Rock edicts.
Question 3 Explanation: 
Dharma Chakra With 24 spokes on our National flag was taken from Saranath pillar of Ashoka.
Question 4

Which of the Following comes under Archaeological sources of History ?

A
Monuments
B
Wall inscriptions
C
Accounts by Foreign Travellers
D
Both A and B.
Question 4 Explanation: 
Accounts by foreign travellers comes under Literary sources along with Epics, Poems, Religious Literature etc.
Question 5

The Prakrit word Dhamma Means

A
Religious duty
B
Peace
C
Justice
D
Helping the poor.
Question 5 Explanation: 
The word Dhammafor the Sanskrit term Dharma Means Religious duty.
Question 6

Ancient Emperor Ashoka Embraced which religion after Kalingawar ?

A
Jainism
B
Buddhism
C
Hinduism
D
None of the above.
Question 6 Explanation: 
Ashoka Embraced Buddhism and then devoted his life to spread message of peace and dharma.
Question 7

The Period  for Which the Available writing records are yet to be deciphered is Called as

A
Pre-history
B
Hidden history
C
Proto history
D
Ancient history
Question 7 Explanation: 
Proto history is a period for which records in writing are available but yet to be deciphered. It is a period between prehistory and History.
Question 8

Who authored The search for India’s Lost Emperor which provided a Comprehensive account of Ashoka ?

A
Charles Allen
B
William Jones
C
James prince
D
Alexander cunnigham
Question 8 Explanation: 
Allen wrote the book The search for India’s lost emperor based on the accounts of William jones, James princep, Alexander Cunningham.
Question 9

The study Of inscriptions are called as

A
Epigraphy
B
Inscribes
C
Numismatics
D
Archaeology
Question 9 Explanation: 
Numismatics is Study of coins. Epighraphy is Study Of inscriptions.
Question 10

Which of these Excavation sites are from Tamilnadu ?

A
Hallur
B
Athirampakkam
C
Mehrgarh
D
Chirand
Question 10 Explanation: 
Paiyampalli, Adhichanallur and Athirampakkam are some of the major Excavation sites from Tamilnadu.
Question 11

Dogs were domesticated to prevent from wild animals entering into the caves of ancestors was because which skill ?

A
biting
B
barking
C
sniffing
D
playing
Question 11 Explanation: 
They were domesticated because of their sniffing and hunting skill.
Question 12

Major sources of pre history are

A
stone tools
B
inscription
C
Rock edicts
D
none of the above
Question 12 Explanation: 
The major sources are stone tools used for hunting, excavated materials and rock paintings.
Question 13

The study of coins is known as

A
Coinalogy
B
Numismatics
C
epigraphy
D
none of the above
Question 13 Explanation: 
Numismatics is Study of coins. Epighraphy is Study Of inscriptions.
Question 14
Match the following
  • Period              Excavation sites
  • 1] Paleolithic    A] Hallur
  • 2] Neolithic                B] Bramhagiri
  • 3] Iron age                 C] adichanallur
  • 4] Bronze age   D] Bimbetka
A
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B
cdab
C
dbac
D
abcd
Question 15

It was during Whose period that Buddhism spread to different parts of Asia.

A
Bindusara
B
Haryanka
C
Ashoka
D
Chandragupta maurya
Question 15 Explanation: 
It was during Ashoka’s period that Buddhism spread to different parts of Asia.
Question 16

Which king was the First one to Lay roads and build hospitals for Animals?

A
Bimbisara
B
Bindusara
C
Ajatasatru
D
Ashoka
Question 16 Explanation: 
Ashoka was the first king to Build hospitals for animals and He was the one who laid roads first.
Question 17

Tools and Ornaments comes under which form of Sources of history.

A
Literary sources
B
Hunting sources
C
Archaeological sources
D
Artefactory sources.
Question 17 Explanation: 
Tools, ornaments, Coins, Monuments, Artefacts, Rock edicts and caves are some of the major Archaeological sources of history.
Question 18
The material evidence provided by  Whom revealed the greatness of  Asoka.
A
Charles Wood
B
William jones
C
James Princep
D
Both B and C.
Question 18 Explanation: 
The material evidence provided by William Jones, James Prinsep and Alexander Cunningham revealed the greatness of Emperor Ashoka. .
Question 19

The Prakrit Word Dhamma in Sanskrit Means

A
Dharma
B
Dharmavasa
C
Dhammam
D
None of the above.
Question 19 Explanation: 
'Dhamma' is the prakrit word for the Sanskrit term 'dharma', which means religious duty.
Question 20

Which of the following is not a sources of history?

A
Copper plates
B
Coins
C
Epics
D
None of the above.
Question 20 Explanation: 
All Copper Plates, Coins and Epics are sources of history.
Question 21

Dharma chakra on our National flag from saranath pillar has How many number of spokes?

A
22
B
26
C
24
D
21
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