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Tamil Nadu Board Class 6 Social Science Chapter 3 Indus Civilization

If you are looking for Tamil Nadu Board Class 6 Social Science Chapter 3 Indus Civilization, then you are at the right place. Here we are providing solutions as well as additional QA / Important Notes.

 

[I] Choose the correct answer

 

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

 

Indus Civilisation belonged to

  • old Stone age
  • Medieval stone age
  • New stone age
  • Metal age

 

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.

 

 

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

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

Reason: It has well planned cities with advanced drainage system.

  • Statement and reason are correct.
  • Statement is wrong.
  • Statement is true, but the reason is wrong.
  • Both statement and reason are wrong.

 

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.

 

[III] Fill in the Blanks

  1. ___________is the oldest civilisation.[Indus]
  2. Archaeological Survey of India was founded by ________[Alexander Cunningham]
  3. ___________were used to store grains.[Granaries]
  4. Group of people form _________[communities]

 

[IV] State True or False

  1. Mehergarh is a Neolithic site.[True]
  2. Archaeological survey of India is responsible for preservation of cultural monuments in the country.[True]
  3. Granaries were used to store grains.[True]
  4. The earliest form of writings was developed by Chinese.[False]

 

[V] Match the following

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

Solution:-

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

 

[VI] Answer in one or two sentences

 

What are the uses of metal?

Metals are used for various purposes including construction, transportation, tools, and manufacturing of goods.

 

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

Baked foods: bread, cookies, cakes. Raw foods: fruits, vegetables, nuts.

 

Do we have the practice of worshipping animals and trees?

Yes, in various cultures, there are practices of worshipping animals and trees for their symbolism, significance, or perceived divine connections.

 

River valleys are cradles of civilisation. Why?

River valleys provide fertile soil for agriculture, access to water for irrigation and transportation, fostering settlements and trade, leading to the development of civilizations.

 

Just because a toy moves doesn’t mean its modern. What did they use instead of batteries?

Instead of batteries, ancient toys often used mechanisms like wind-up springs, pull strings, or simple mechanical actions for movement.

 

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