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Oxford University Press solutions for Class 6 The Trail History and Civics for ICSE Middle School chapter 14 - Sources of History [Latest edition]

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Chapter 14: Sources of History

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Keywords

Oxford University Press solutions for Class 6 The Trail History and Civics for ICSE Middle School Chapter 14 Sources of History Keywords

Keywords | Q 1

Explanation of Keyword: History

Keywords | Q 2

Explanation of Keyword: Prehistory

Keywords | Q 3

Explanation of Keyword: Archaeology

Keywords | Q 4

Explanation of Keyword: Parchment

Keywords | Q 5

Explanation of Keyword: Sources

Keywords | Q 6

Textbook keyword: Numismatics

Keywords | Q 7

Explanation of Keyword: Inscriptions

Keywords | Q 8

Textbook keyword: Epigraphy 

Keywords | Q 9

Explanation of Keyword: Religious literature

Keywords | Q 10

Explanation of Keyword: Secular literature

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Fill in the blanks

Oxford University Press solutions for Class 6 The Trail History and Civics for ICSE Middle School Chapter 14 Sources of History Fill in the blanks

Fill in the blanks | Q 1

Fill in the blank.

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

Fill in the blanks | Q 2

Fill in the blank.

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

Fill in the blanks | Q 3

Fill in the blank.

Inscriptions are _________on solid objects.

Fill in the blanks | Q 4

Fill in the blank.

Edicts are ___________ issued by kings.

Fill in the blanks | Q 5

Fill in the blank.

Handwritten records of the past are known as ______________

Fill in the blanks | Q 6

Fill in the blank.

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

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Match the following

Oxford University Press solutions for Class 6 The Trail History and Civics for ICSE Middle School Chapter 14 Sources of History Match the following

Match the following | Q 1

Match the following:

  A   B
1. Monuments (a) politics
2. Study of inscriptions (b) Dried palm leaf
3. Manuscript (c) Book on law
4. Arthashastra (d) Archaeological source
5. Manusmriti (e) Epigraphy
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Choose the correct answer

Oxford University Press solutions for Class 6 The Trail History and Civics for ICSE Middle School Chapter 14 Sources of History Choose the correct answer

Choose the correct answer | Q 1

Choose the correct answer:

Prehistory is the history of the period before _______ was invented.

  • writing

  • wheel

  • Paper

Choose the correct answer | Q 2

Choose the correct answer:

The study of coins is known as ______.

  • epigraphy

  • numismatics

  • archaeology

Choose the correct answer | Q 3

Choose the correct answer:

________ deals with the biography of a ruler.

  • Harshacharita

  • Indika

  • Manusmriti

Choose the correct answer | Q 4

Choose the correct answer:

The Greek ambassador in Chandragupta Maurya’s court was _______.

  • Fa Hein

  • Hiuen Tsang

  • Megasthenes

Choose the correct answer | Q 5

Choose the correct answer:

_______ wrote Meghaduta.

  • Kalidasa

  • Banabhatta

  • Kautilya

Choose the correct answer | Q 6

Choose the correct answer:

Fa Hien and Hiuen Tsang were the _______ travellers who came to India.

  • Greek

  • Chinese

  • Japanese

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True or false

Oxford University Press solutions for Class 6 The Trail History and Civics for ICSE Middle School Chapter 14 Sources of History True or false

True or false | Q 1

State whether the following is true or false.

History is only a record of great kings and queens.

  • True

  • False

True or false | Q 2

State whether the following is true or false.

The study of old inscriptions is known as epigraphy.

  • True

  • False

True or false | Q 3

State whether the following is true or false.

The Angas is the religious literature of the Buddhists.

  • True

  • False

True or false | Q 4

State whether the following is true or false.

Banabhatta wrote Harshacharita.

  • True

  • False

True or false | Q 5

State whether the following is true or false.

Panchatantra is a part of religious literature.

  • True

  • False

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Answer the questions in one or two words/ sentences

Oxford University Press solutions for Class 6 The Trail History and Civics for ICSE Middle School Chapter 14 Sources of History Answer the questions in one or two words/ sentences

Answer the questions in one or two words/ sentences | Q 1

Answer the following question.

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

Answer the questions in one or two words/ sentences | Q 2

Answer the following question.

What are monuments?

Answer the questions in one or two words/ sentences | Q 3

Answer the following question.

What are inscriptions?

Answer the questions in one or two words/ sentences | Q 4

Answer the following question.

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

Answer the questions in one or two words/ sentences | Q 5

Answer the following question:

What is the only source of information of the Harappan Civilization?

Answer the questions in one or two words/ sentences | Q 6

Answer the following question:

Name any one important source of information about the Mauryan period.

Answer the questions in one or two words/ sentences | Q 7

Answer the following question:

What are manuscripts?

Answer the questions in one or two words/ sentences | Q 8

Answer the following question:

What were the surface on which the manuscripts were written?

Answer the questions in one or two words/ sentences | Q 9

Answer the following question.

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

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Answer the questions briefly

Oxford University Press solutions for Class 6 The Trail History and Civics for ICSE Middle School Chapter 14 Sources of History Answer the questions briefly

Answer the questions briefly | Q 1

Answer the following question briefly:

What is history? Why do we study history?

Answer the questions briefly | Q 2

Answer the following question.

What is the difference between prehistory and history?

Answer the questions briefly | Q 3

Answer the following question briefly.

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

Answer the questions briefly | Q 4.1

Answer the following question.

What information do we get from inscriptions?

Answer the questions briefly | Q 4.2

Answer the following question.

Why are inscriptions a reliable source of information?

Answer the questions briefly | Q 5

Answer the following question briefly.

What is the study of coins known as? Why are coins considered an important part of ancient history?

Answer the questions briefly | Q 6

Answer the following question briefly.

Explain the two categories of literary sources. Give two examples of each category

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Picture study

Oxford University Press solutions for Class 6 The Trail History and Civics for ICSE Middle School Chapter 14 Sources of History Picture study

Picture study | Q 1

The picture below is a painting depicting a scene from the Mahabharata.

What kind of source of history is this?

Picture study | Q 2

The picture below is a painting depicting a scene from the Mahabharata.

Is this religious or secular in nature?

Picture study | Q 3

The picture below is a painting depicting a scene from the Mahabharata.

What information does this kind of source reveal?

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Other important questions

Oxford University Press solutions for Class 6 The Trail History and Civics for ICSE Middle School Chapter 14 Sources of History Other important questions

Other important questions | Q 1

Who are Historians?

Other important questions | Q 2

What are Edicts?

Other important questions | Q 3

How did Ashokan edicts help modern historians?

Other important questions | Q 4

Name some Religious Literature?

Other important questions | Q 5

Write the Secular Literature?

Other important questions | Q 6

Name the foreign travellers who visited India?

Other important questions | Q 7

Who wrote Indika and what type of information it provides us.

Other important questions | Q 8

Distinguish between Manuscripts and Inscriptions.

Other important questions | Q 9

Distinguish between Archaeological sources and literary sources.

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Chapter 14: Sources of History

KeywordsFill in the blanksMatch the followingChoose the correct answerTrue or falseAnswer the questions in one or two words/ sentencesAnswer the questions brieflyPicture studyOther important questions
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Concepts covered in Class 6 The Trail History and Civics for ICSE Middle School chapter 14 Sources of History are Introduction to History, Historians, Archaeology, Sources of History, Religious Literature, Monuments, Ancient History.

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