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Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi solutions for Class 6th Social Science Term 1 Answers Guide chapter 1 - Indus Civilisation [Latest edition]

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Chapter 1: Indus Civilisation

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Exercise [Pages 144 - 148]

Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi solutions for Class 6th Social Science Term 1 Answers Guide Chapter 1 Indus CivilisationExercise [Pages 144 - 148]

Choose the correct answer

Exercise | Q I. 1 | Page 144

What metals were known to the people of Indus Civilization?

  • Copper, bronze, silver, gold, but not iron

  • Copper, silver, iron, but not bronze

  • Copper, gold, iron, but not silver

  • Copper, silver, iron, but not gold

Exercise | Q I. 2 | Page 144

Indus Civilisation belonged to ______.

  • old Stone age

  • Medieval stone age

  • New stone age

  • Metal age

Exercise | Q I. 3 | Page 144

River valleys are said to be the cradle of civilisation because.

  • Soil is very fertile.

  • They experience good climate.

  • They are useful for transportation.

  • Many civilisations flourished on river valleys.

Match the Statement with the Reason choose the appropriate answer

Exercise | Q II. 1 | Page 144

Statement: Harappan civilization is said to be an urban civilization.

Reason: It has well-planned cities with advanced drainage systems.

  • Statement and reason are correct

  • Statement is wrong

  • Statement is true, but the reason is wrong

  • Both statement and reason are wrong

Exercise | Q II. 2 | Page 144

Statement: Harappan civilization belongs to Bronze Age.

Reason: Harappans did not know the use of iron.

  • Statement and reason are correct

  • Statement is wrong

  • Statement is correct, but the reason is wrong

  • Both statement and reason are wrong

Exercise | Q II. 3 | Page 145

Statement: The engineering skill of Harappans was remarkable.

Reason: Building of docks after a careful study of tides, waves, and currents.

  • Statement and reason are correct

  • Statement is wrong

  • Statement is correct, but the reason is wrong

  • Both statement and reason are wrong

Exercise | Q II. 4 | Page 145

Which of the following statements about Mohenjo-Daro is correct?

  1. Gold ornaments were unknown.
  2. Houses were made of burnt bricks.
  3. Implements were made of iron.
  4. Great Bath was made water tight with the layers of natural bitumen.
  • a and b

  • c and d

  • a and c

  • b and d

Exercise | Q II. 5 | Page 145

Consider the following statements.

  1. Uniformity in layout of town, streets, and brick sizes
  2. An elaborate and well laid out drainage system
  3. Granaries constituted an important part of Harappan Cities
    Which of the above statements are correct?
  • 1 & 2

  • 1 & 3

  • 2 & 3

  • all the three

Exercise | Q II. 6 | Page 145

Choose the odd one.

  • Oxen

  • Sheep

  • Buffaloes

  • Pigs

  • Horses

Exercise | Q II. 7 | Page 145

Find out the wrong pair.

  • ASI – John Marshall

  • Citadel – Granaries

  • Lothal – dockyard

  • Harappan civilisation – River Cauvery

Fill in the blanks

Exercise | Q III. 1 | Page 145

______ is the oldest civilisation.

Exercise | Q III. 2 | Page 145

Archaeological Survey of India was founded by ______.

Exercise | Q III. 3 | Page 145

______ were used to store grains.

Exercise | Q III. 4 | Page 145

Group of people form ______.

State True or False

Exercise | Q IV. 1 | Page 145

Mehergarh is a Neolithic site.

  • True

  • False

Exercise | Q IV. 2 | Page 145

Archaeological Survey of India is responsible for preservation of cultural monuments in the country.

  • True

  • False

Exercise | Q IV. 3 | Page 145

Granaries were used to store grains.

  • True

  • False

Exercise | Q IV. 4 | Page 145

The earliest form of writings was developed by Chinese.

  • True

  • False

Exercise | Q V | Page 145

Match the following

Mohenjo-Daro raised platform
Bronze red quartz stone
Citadel alloy
Carnelian mound of dead

Answer in one or two sentences

Exercise | Q VI. 1 | Page 145

What are the uses of metal?

Exercise | Q VI. 2 | Page 145

Make a list of baked and raw foods that we eat.

Exercise | Q VI. 3 | Page 145

Do we have the practice of worshipping animals and trees?

Exercise | Q VI. 4 | Page 145

River valleys are cradles of civilisation. Why?

Exercise | Q VI. 5 | Page 145

Just because a toy move doesn’t mean it's modern. What did they use instead of batteries?

Exercise | Q VI. 6 | Page 145

Dog was the first animal to be tamed. Why?

Exercise | Q VI. 7 | Page 145

If you were an archaeologist, what will you do?

Exercise | Q VI. 8 | Page 145

Name any two Indus sites located in the Indian border.

Exercise | Q VI. 9 | Page 146

In Indus civilisation, which feature you like the most? Why?

Exercise | Q VI. 10 | Page 146

What instrument is used nowadays to weigh things?

Answer the following

Exercise | Q VII. 1 | Page 146

What method is used to explore buried buildings nowadays?

Exercise | Q VII. 2 | Page 146

Why Indus Civilisation is called Bronze Age civilisation?

Exercise | Q VII. 3 | Page 146

Indus Civilisation is called urban civilisation. Give reasons

Exercise | Q VII. 4 | Page 146

Can you point out the special features of their drainage system?

Exercise | Q VII. 5 | Page 146

What do you know about the Great Bath?

Exercise | Q VII. 6 | Page 146

How do you know that Indus people traded with other countries?

HOTS

Exercise | Q VIII. 1 | Page 146

Observe the following features of Indus Civilisation and compare that with the present day.

  1. Lamp post
  2. Burnt bricks
  3. Underground drainage system
  4. Weights and measurement
  5. Dockyard
Exercise | Q VIII. 2 | Page 146

Agriculture was one of their occupations. How can you prove this? (with the findings)

Exercise | Q VIII. 3 | Page 146

Many pottery and its pieces have been discovered from Indus sites. What do you know from that?

Exercise | Q VIII. 4 | Page 146

A naval dockyard has been discovered in Lothal. What does it convey?

Exercise | Q VIII. 5 | Page 146

Can you guess what happened to the Harappans?

Map Work

Exercise | Q XI | Page 146
  1. Mark any four Indus sites located within the Indian border.
  2. On the river map of India, colour the places where Indus civilisation spread.
  3. Mark the following places in the given India map:
  1. Mohenjo-Daro
  2. Chanhudaro
  3. Harappa
  4. Mehergarh
  5. Lothal

Answer Grid

Exercise | Q XII. 1 | Page 148

What did Charles Masson see?

Exercise | Q XII. 2 | Page 148

List three things people used which we use today?

Exercise | Q XII. 3 | Page 148

What else has been found?

Exercise | Q XII. 4 | Page 148

Can you say three things unknown to Indus people?

Exercise | Q XII. 5 | Page 148

Which metal was unknown to Indus people?

Exercise | Q XII. 6 | Page 148

Which is the oldest civilisation in the world?

Exercise | Q XII. 7 | Page 148

Why dog was the first animal to be tamed?

Exercise | Q XII. 8 | Page 148

Who were the first people to grow cotton?

Exercise | Q XII. 9 | Page 148

Which institution is responsible for archaeological research?

Exercise | Q XII. 10 | Page 148

Was there any river valley civilisation found in Tamil Nadu?

Exercise | Q XII. 11 | Page 148

Name any two Harappan sites which were found in Indian border?

Exercise | Q XII. 12 | Page 148

Can we say the Indus cities as cities of children?

Chapter 1: Indus Civilisation

Exercise
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