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Tamil Nadu Board Class 6 Social Science Chapter 2 Human Evolution

If you are looking for Tamil Nadu Board Class 6 Social Science Chapter 2 Human Evolution, then you are at the right place. Here we are providing solutions as well as additional QA / Important Notes.


[I]. Choose the correct answer.


The process of evolution is

  • direct
  • gradual
  • indirect
  • fast

Tanzania is situated in the continent of ………..

  • Asia
  • Africa
  • America
  • Europe


[II] Match the statement with the Reason. Tick the appropriate answer

  1. Statement: Migration of man of different Parts of the world resulted in changes of physic and colour

Reason: climatic changes.

  1. Statement is correct.
  2. Reason is wrong.
  3. Statement and Reason is correct.
  4. Statement and Reason is wrong.


[III] Find out the Right pair

  1. Australopithecus – Walked on both legs
  2. Homo habilis – Upright man
  3. Homo erectus – Wise man
  4. Homo sapiens – Less protruding face


[IV] Fill in the blanks:

  1. _____ unearthed the footprints of early humans in Tanzania.[Anthropologists ]
  2. Millions of years ago, our ancestors led a ______life.[nomadic ]
  3. The main occupations of the ancient humans were ______ and ______ [ hunting and gathering.]
  4. The invention of ______ made farming easier.[plough ]
  5. Rock paintings are found at _______ in Nilgiris.[Karikkiyur ]


[V] State True or False

  1. Anthropology is the study of coins.[False]
  2. Homo erectus (Java man) had the knowledge of fire.[True]
  3. The first scientific invention of humans was wheel. [True]
  4. Goat was the first animal to be domesticated by humans.[False]


[VI] Answer in one word

What method is used to find out the age of the excavated materials?

Radiocarbon dating


What did early humans wear?



Where did early humans live



Which animal was used for ploughing?



When did humans settle in one place?



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