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Goyal Brothers Prakashan solutions for Class 6 Focus on History and Civics chapter 2 - The Vedic Civilisation [Latest edition]

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Chapter 2: The Vedic Civilisation

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Fill in the blanks

Goyal Brothers Prakashan solutions for Class 6 Focus on History and Civics Chapter 2 The Vedic Civilisation Fill in the blanks

Fill in the blanks | Q 1

Fill in the blanks: 

The Aryans came to India from ______.

Fill in the blanks | Q 2

Fill in the blanks: 

The Aryans settled down first in the region now called the ______.

Fill in the blanks | Q 3

Fill in the blanks: 

The two historical sources of the Vedic Age are ______ and ______.

Fill in the blanks | Q 4

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The word Varna means ______.

Fill in the blanks | Q 5

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The two popular assemblies of the Aryans were called______, ______.

Fill in the blanks | Q 6

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The ______ was discovered in the Vedic period which led to development ¡n agriculture and making of implements.

Fill in the blanks | Q 7

Fill in the blanks: 

The ______ is the most important Veda.

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Match the columns

Goyal Brothers Prakashan solutions for Class 6 Focus on History and Civics Chapter 2 The Vedic Civilisation Match the columns

Match the columns | Q 1

Match Column A with Column B

Column A Column B
1 Samiti a Highest priest
2 Brahmans b Early Vedic Period
3 The Kshatriyas c Amusement of the Aryans
4 The Vaishyas d Commander of the army
5 The Shudras e Was an assembly made up of all the people of the village
6 Rajan f Traders and cultivators
7 Purohit g King or head of a tribe
8 Senani h Warriors
9 Chariot racing i Priests
10 1500BC - 1000BC j Lowest varna in the Vedic Period
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True or False

Goyal Brothers Prakashan solutions for Class 6 Focus on History and Civics Chapter 2 The Vedic Civilisation True or False

True or False | Q 1

State whether the following statement is True or False.

The Aryans were the original inhabitants of India.

  • True

  • False

True or False | Q 2

State whether the following statement is True or False.

The Aryans called their settlements ‘Arpavaria’.

  • True

  • False

True or False | Q 3

State whether the following statement is True or False.

The knowledge of early Vedic society comes from the two Epics.

  • True

  • False

True or False | Q 4

State whether the following statement is True or False.

The Aryans worshiped nature and believed in

  • True

  • False

True or False | Q 5

State whether the following statement is True or False.

The Upanishads are philosophic works which lay stress on ‘Karma’ and ”Moksha’.

  • True

  • False

True or False | Q 6

State whether the following statement is True or False.

The ‘Sabha’ was a powerful body which advised the king on all matters.

  • True

  • False

True or False | Q 7

State whether the following statement is True or False.

The Aryans knew mathematics and about its two branches, algebra and geometry.

  • True

  • False

True or False | Q 8

State whether the following statement is True or False.

Mahabharata was written by Valmiki.

  • True

  • False

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Answer the following questions

Goyal Brothers Prakashan solutions for Class 6 Focus on History and Civics Chapter 2 The Vedic Civilisation Answer the following questions

Answer the following questions | Q 1

Which theory about the original home of the Aryans is most popular?

Answer the following questions | Q 2.1

Which gods and goddesses were worshiped by the Aryans during the Early Vedic Period?

Answer the following questions | Q 2.2

Describe the changes that took place in their religion in the Later Vedic Period.

Answer the following questions | Q 3

On what basis was the Aryan society divided? Mention the functions of each social group.

Answer the following questions | Q 4

How did the Aryans amuse themselves?

Answer the following questions | Q 5

Describe the political organisation of the Aryans during the ‘Later Vedic Period.

Answer the following questions | Q 6

Compare the position of women during the Early Vedic Period and the Later Vedic Period.

Answer the following questions | Q 7

What difference do you find in the position of the King of the Early Vedic Age as compared to the King of the Later Vedic Age?

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Write short notes on

Goyal Brothers Prakashan solutions for Class 6 Focus on History and Civics Chapter 2 The Vedic Civilisation Write short notes on

Write short notes on | Q 1

Write a short note on: The Vedas

Write short notes on | Q 2

Write a short note on: The Epics

Write short notes on | Q 3

Write a short note on: Archaeological Sources

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Picture study

Goyal Brothers Prakashan solutions for Class 6 Focus on History and Civics Chapter 2 The Vedic Civilisation Picture study

Picture study | Q 1

This is the picture depicting an institution of Vedic Period.

  1. Identify and name it.
  2. Describe this system/institution.
  3. Which Ashrama did it belong to?
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Textbook Keywords

Goyal Brothers Prakashan solutions for Class 6 Focus on History and Civics Chapter 2 The Vedic Civilisation Textbook Keywords

Textbook Keywords | Q 1

Textbook Keywords: Indo-Aryans

Textbook Keywords | Q 2

Textbook Keywords: Sapta Sindhu

Textbook Keywords | Q 3

Textbook Keywords: Brahmavarta

Textbook Keywords | Q 4

Textbook Keywords: Aryavarta

Textbook Keywords | Q 5

Textbook Keywords: Janas

Textbook Keywords | Q 6

Textbook Keywords: Gramas

Textbook Keywords | Q 7

Textbook Keywords: Gramani

Textbook Keywords | Q 8

Textbook Keywords: Rajan

Textbook Keywords | Q 9

Textbook Keywords: Purohita

Textbook Keywords | Q 10

Textbook Keyword: Sabha

Textbook Keywords | Q 11

Textbook Keyword: Samiti

Textbook Keywords | Q 12

Textbook Keyword: Grihapati

Textbook Keywords | Q 13

Textbook Keyword: Monogamy

Textbook Keywords | Q 14

Textbook Keyword: Swayamwara

Textbook Keywords | Q 15

Textbook Keywords: Soma and Sura

Textbook Keywords | Q 16

Textbook Keyword: Varnas

Textbook Keywords | Q 17

Textbook Keywords: Hereditary

Textbook Keywords | Q 18

Textbook Keywords: Rajasuya Yagna

Textbook Keywords | Q 19

Textbook Keywords: Ashvamedha Yagna

Textbook Keywords | Q 20

Textbook Keyword: Brahmacharya

Textbook Keywords | Q 21

Textbook Keyword: Vanaprastha

Textbook Keywords | Q 22

Textbook Keyword: Sanyasa

Textbook Keywords | Q 23

Textbook Keyword: Gurukul

Textbook Keywords | Q 24

Textbook Keywords: Guru dakshina

Textbook Keywords | Q 25

Textbook Keyword: Dharma

Textbook Keywords | Q 26

Textbook Keyword: Karma

Textbook Keywords | Q 27

Textbook Keywords: Transmigration of the soul

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Exercise

Goyal Brothers Prakashan solutions for Class 6 Focus on History and Civics Chapter 2 The Vedic Civilisation Exercise

Exercise | Q 1

Fill in the blank

The Aryans who settled in India were called________.

Exercise | Q 2

Fill in the blank:

Labourers who served people and did menial jobs were the ________.

Exercise | Q 4

Fill in the blanks:

The four Vedas are _______________ and _______.

Exercise | Q 5

Fill in the blanks:

The two councils, the __________ and the _____ exercised control over the king.

Exercise | Q 6

Fill in the blank:

The most important god of the early Aryans was ______.

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Exercise

Goyal Brothers Prakashan solutions for Class 6 Focus on History and Civics Chapter 2 The Vedic Civilisation Exercise

Exercise | Q 1

Match the following.

Column A Column B
1. Aryavarta (a) commander-in-chief
2. Senani (b) god of rain and thunder
3. Jana (c) land of the Aryans
4. Gramin (d) tribe of the Vedic Period
5. Sabha (e) headman of the village
6. Indra (f) smaller assembly of selected people
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Answer the following questions

Goyal Brothers Prakashan solutions for Class 6 Focus on History and Civics Chapter 2 The Vedic Civilisation Answer the following questions

Answer the following questions | Q 1

When did the Aryans arrive in India?

Answer the following questions | Q 2

Describe the various stages in which the Aryans entered India.

Answer the following questions | Q 3

Name the four Vedas. How have they come down to us?

Answer the following questions | Q 4

Who was a Rajan? What were his duties?

Answer the following questions | Q 5

The Rajan did not have absolute power. Explain.

Answer the following questions | Q 6

How did the caste system start in Early Vedic society?

Answer the following questions | Q 7

Name the four classes in the Rig Vedic Period. Who were the members of each of these classes?

Answer the following questions | Q 8

What were the main occupations of the Aryans?

Answer the following questions | Q 9

What were the main forms of recreation of the Aryans?

Answer the following questions | Q 10

Name the gods worshiped by the Rig Vedic Aryans. How did they worship their gods?

Answer the following questions | Q 11

What was the position of the women in the Rig Vedic Period?

Answer the following questions | Q 12

Mention two important differences between the Aryans and the people of the Indus Valley.

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State whether the following are true or false

Goyal Brothers Prakashan solutions for Class 6 Focus on History and Civics Chapter 2 The Vedic Civilisation State whether the following are true or false

State whether the following are true or false | Q 1

State whether the following statement is true or false.

Rice was the staple diet of the Aryans.

  • True

  • False

State whether the following are true or false | Q 2

State whether the following statement is true or false.

The Aryans drank intoxicating drinks like soma and sura.

  • True

  • False

State whether the following are true or false | Q 3

State whether the following statement is true or false.

The dress of the Aryans consisted of a three-piece garment.

  • True

  • False

State whether the following are true or false | Q 4

State whether the following statement is true or false.

Both men and women wore jewellery.

  • True

  • False

State whether the following are true or false | Q 5

State whether the following statement is true or false.

The Aryans believed in one supreme God.

  • True

  • False

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Fill in the blanks.

Goyal Brothers Prakashan solutions for Class 6 Focus on History and Civics Chapter 2 The Vedic Civilisation Fill in the blanks.

Fill in the blanks. | Q 1

Fill in the blank:

The Later Vedic Period is also known as the ______

Fill in the blanks. | Q 2

Fill in the blanks:

The two Indian epics of this period are ________ and the _________.

Fill in the blanks. | Q 3

Fill in the blanks:

In ancient times, Varanasi was known as ____and Awadh was known as _____

Fill in the blanks. | Q 4

Fill in the blank:

When a king ascended the throne, the purohita performed the _________.

Fill in the blanks. | Q 5

Fill in the blank:

During the ________stage of his life, an Aryan stayed in a gurukul and received education from a guru.

Fill in the blanks. | Q 6

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A guru treated his students like his ________ and the students regarded the guru as their ________.

Fill in the blanks. | Q 7

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_____ and ______were two highly educated women of the Early Vedic Period.

Fill in the blanks. | Q 8

Fill in the blanks:

In the Later Vedic Age, the classification of society into four varnas became _____ and _______.

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Match the following.

Goyal Brothers Prakashan solutions for Class 6 Focus on History and Civics Chapter 2 The Vedic Civilisation Match the following.

Match the following. | Q 1

Match the columns.

Column A Column B
1. Magadha (a) Creator
2. Ashvamedha yagna (b) Destroyer
3. Grihastha (c) Kosala
4. Shiva (d) Patna and Gaya
5. Brahma (e) Horse sacrifice
6. Avadha (f) Householder
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Answer the following questions

Goyal Brothers Prakashan solutions for Class 6 Focus on History and Civics Chapter 2 The Vedic Civilisation Answer the following questions

Answer the following questions | Q 1

Name the four kingdoms that developed from small tribal organizations.

Answer the following questions | Q 2

How did the king become more powerful during this period?

Answer the following questions | Q 3

How did society get sharply divided during the Later Vedic Period?

Answer the following questions | Q 4

Briefly describe the four ashramas.

Answer the following questions | Q 5

What was the position of women during the Later Vedic Period?

Answer the following questions | Q 6

At what age was a boy sent to gurukul? What was the relationship between the guru and his students?

Answer the following questions | Q 7

What did the students do during their stay in the gurukul?

Answer the following questions | Q 8

What was the method of teaching in a gurukul?

Answer the following questions | Q 9

What were the main occupations of the people of the Later Vedic Period?

Answer the following questions | Q 10

Mention the important features of the religion of the Later Vedic Period.

Answer the following questions | Q 11

What is the impact of the Aryan civilization on India?

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State whether the following are true or false

Goyal Brothers Prakashan solutions for Class 6 Focus on History and Civics Chapter 2 The Vedic Civilisation State whether the following are true or false

State whether the following are true or false | Q 1

State whether the following is true or false:

The Upanishads were composed during the Later Vedic Period.

  • True

  • False

State whether the following are true or false | Q 2

State whether the following is true or false:

Excavations indicate the use of iron during the Later Vedic Period.

  • True

  • False

State whether the following are true or false | Q 3

State whether the following is true or false:

The Sabha and Samiti became very powerful during the Later Vedic Period.

  • True

  • False

State whether the following are true or false | Q 4

State whether the following is true or false:

The caste system became flexible in the Later Vedic Period.

  • True

  • False

State whether the following are true or false | Q 5

State whether the following is true or false:

Education in a gurukul was very expensive.

  • True

  • False

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Chapter 2: The Vedic Civilisation

Fill in the blanksMatch the columnsTrue or FalseAnswer the following questionsWrite short notes onPicture studyTextbook KeywordsExerciseState whether the following are true or falseFill in the blanks.Match the following.
Class 6 Focus on History and Civics - Shaalaa.com

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Concepts covered in Class 6 Focus on History and Civics chapter 2 The Vedic Civilisation are Aryans in the Sapta Sindhu and Gangetic Valley, Vedas and Vedic Meaning, The Four Vedas, Upanishads, Puranas, Epics Ramayana and Mahabharata, Brahmavarta (Early Vedic Age), Aryavarta (Later Vedic Age), Gurukul System Economic Life.

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