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Chapter 1: History – An Introduction

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Goyal Brothers Prakashan solutions for Class 6 Focus on History and Civics Chapter 1 History – An Introduction Exercise

Exercise | Q 1

Fill in the blank:

People who write history are known as _________.

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Fill in the blank:

By __________we mean the study of the remains of the ancient past.

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Fill in the blank:

The two ______ tell us about life and society in the ancient past, besides being religious books.

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Fill in the blank:

Old buildings which are important historically are known as ______.

Exercise | Q 5

Fill in the blank:

Meghadoot was written by _______.

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Goyal Brothers Prakashan solutions for Class 6 Focus on History and Civics Chapter 1 History – An Introduction Exercise

Exercise | Q 1

Match Column A with Column B:

Column A Column B
1. Archaeology (a) People who write history.
2. Historians (b) Know this
3. Histo (c) Study of the remains of the past.
4. Inscriptions (d) An old book or document was written by hand.
5. Manuscript (e) Writings engraved either on stone surfaces or on metals or bricks.
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Goyal Brothers Prakashan solutions for Class 6 Focus on History and Civics Chapter 1 History – An Introduction Exercise

Exercise | Q 1

What is history? What is the origin of the word‘history’?

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Why do we study history? Give two reasons.

Exercise | Q 3

Which period in history is called prehistoric?

Exercise | Q 4

Name two sources of history. What do literary sources include?

Exercise | Q 5

Give one example each of religious and secular literature.

Exercise | Q 6

What do we mean by culture?

Exercise | Q 7

Explain the term archaeology.

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Goyal Brothers Prakashan solutions for Class 6 Focus on History and Civics Chapter 1 History – An Introduction Exercise

Exercise | Q 1

Distinguish between Archaeological sources and literary sources.

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Distinguish between Monuments and inscriptions.

Exercise | Q 3

Distinguish between Religious and secular literature.

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Goyal Brothers Prakashan solutions for Class 6 Focus on History and Civics Chapter 1 History – An Introduction Exercise

Exercise | Q 1

Given below are some drawings. Circle those which you think below to prehistory.

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Goyal Brothers Prakashan solutions for Class 6 Focus on History and Civics Chapter 1 History – An Introduction Exercise

Exercise | Q 1

Picture study — This picture shows a valuable source of history.

  1. Identify the source
  2. How do you think these are useful?
  3. What do you understand by the term ‘numismatics’?
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Goyal Brothers Prakashan solutions for Class 6 Focus on History and Civics Chapter 1 History – An Introduction Exercise

Exercise | Q 1

Explanation of Keyword: History

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Explanation of Keyword: Prehistory

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Explanation of Keyword: Archaeology

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Explanation of Keyword: Parchment

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Explanation of Keyword: Sources

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Explanation of Keyword.

Monuments

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Explanation of Keyword: Inscriptions

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Explanation of Keyword: Religious literature

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Explanation of Keyword: Secular literature

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Goyal Brothers Prakashan solutions for Class 6 Focus on History and Civics Chapter 1 History – An Introduction Additional Questions

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Fill in the blank.

History is a record of ________ and events of the past, arranged in _______ order.

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Fill in the blank.

Prehistory is the history of the period before ________were invented.

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Fill in the blank.

The sources of history can be broadly classified into ___________sources and __________

Additional Questions | Q 4

Fill in the blanks.

The study of coins is known as ________

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Fill in the blank.

Edicts are ___________ issued by kings.

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Fill in the blank.

Inscriptions are _________on solid objects.

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Fill in the blank.

Handwritten records of the past are known as ______________

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Fill in the blank.

Literary source material can be divided into __________ literature and _______.

Additional Questions | Q 9

Fill in the blank.

The Greek ambassador in Chandragupta Maurya’s court was ________

Additional Questions | Q 10

Fill in the blanks.

The Chinese travelers who came to India were _______ and ______

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Goyal Brothers Prakashan solutions for Class 6 Focus on History and Civics Chapter 1 History – An Introduction Additional Questions

Additional Questions | Q 1

Match the following.

Column A Column B
1. Paintings (a) Politics
2. Monuments (b) epigraphy
3. Coins (c) ancient law
4. Inscriptions (d) biography of a ruler
5. Harshacharita (e) cultural achievements
6. Manusmriti (f) numismatics
7. Arthashastra (g) Chinese traveller
8. Fa Hien (h) architectural achievements
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Goyal Brothers Prakashan solutions for Class 6 Focus on History and Civics Chapter 1 History – An Introduction Additional Questions

Additional Questions | Q 1

Answer the following question briefly:

What is history? Why do we study history?

Additional Questions | Q 2

Answer the following question.

What is the difference between prehistory and history?

Additional Questions | Q 3

Answer the following question.

How many groups can the sources of history be broadly divided into? Name them.

Additional Questions | Q 4

Answer the following question briefly.

What is archaeology? Why is it so important for the study of prehistory?

Additional Questions | Q 5

Answer the following question.

What are monuments?

Additional Questions | Q 6

Answer the following question.

Name five archaeological objects that provide important clues to the history of humans in the Ancient Period.

Additional Questions | Q 7

Answer the following question.

Why is the study of coins considered an important source of ancient history?

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Answer the following question.

What information do we get from inscriptions?

Additional Questions | Q 9

Answer the following question.

Why are inscriptions a reliable source of information?

Additional Questions | Q 10

Answer the following question.

What are the manuscripts? On what surfaces were they; written?

Additional Questions | Q 11

Answer the following question.

How many categories can you divide literary sources into? Name them.

Additional Questions | Q 12

Answer the following question.

What do you understand by secular literature? Give two examples.

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Goyal Brothers Prakashan solutions for Class 6 Focus on History and Civics Chapter 1 History – An Introduction Additional Questions

Additional Questions | Q 1

State whether the following is true or false.

History is only a record of great kings and queens.

  • True

  • False

Additional Questions | Q 2

State whether the following is true or false.

The study of old inscriptions is known as epigraphy.

  • True

  • False

Additional Questions | Q 3

State whether the following is true or false.

Banabhatta wrote Harshacharita.

  • True

  • False

Additional Questions | Q 4

State whether the following is true or false.

Panchatantra is a part of religious literature.

  • True

  • False

Additional Questions | Q 5

State whether the following is true or false.

The Angas is the religious literature of the Buddhists.

  • True

  • False

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Goyal Brothers Prakashan solutions for Class 6 Focus on History and Civics Chapter 1 History – An Introduction Additional Questions

Additional Questions | Q 1

The picture below is a painting from a manuscript of the Rig Veda showing the various gods and goddesses worshiped.

  1. What kind of source of history is this?
  2. Is this religious or secular in nature?
  3. What kind of information does this source of history reveal?
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Chapter 1: History – An Introduction

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Concepts covered in Class 6 Focus on History and Civics chapter 1 History – An Introduction are Introduction to History, Historians, Archaeology, Sources of History, Religious Literature, Monuments, Ancient History.

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