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History – Term 2 Unit 1

Vedic Culture in North India and Megalithic Culture in South India


I. Choose the correct answer:

1. Aryans first settled in __________ region
(a) Punjab
(b) Middle Gangetic
(c) Kashmir
(d) Northeast
(a) Punjab

2. Aryans came from ……………
(a) China
(b) North Asia
(c) Central Asia
(d) Europe
(c) Central Asia

3. Our National Motto “Sathyameva Jay ate” is taken from
(a) Brahmana
(c) Aranyaka
(b) Veda
(d) Upanishad
(d) Upanishad

4. What was the ratio of land revenue collected during Vedic Age ……………
(a) 1/3
(b) 1/6
(c) 1/8
(d) 1/9
(b) 1/6

II. Match the statement with the Reason / Tick the appropriate answer:

1. Assertion : The vedic age is evidenced by good number of texts and adequate amount of material evidences.
Reason : Shrutis comprise the Vedas, the Brahmanas, the Aranyakas and the Upanishads.
(a) Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A.
(b) Both A and R are true but R is not the correct explanation of A.
(c) A is true but R is false.
(d) A is false but R is true.
(d) A is false but R is true.

2. Statement I : Periplus mentions the steel imported into Rome from peninsular India was subjected to duty in the port of Alexandria.
Statement II : Evidence for iron smelting has come to light at Paiyampalli.
(a) Statement I is wrong
(b) Statement II is wrong
(c) Both the statements are correct
(d) Both the statements are wrong
(c) Both the statements are correct

3. Which of the statement is not correct in the Vedic society
(a) A widow could re-marry.
(b) Child marriage was in practice.
(c) Father’s property was inherited by his son.
(d) Sati was unknown.
(b) Child marriage was in practice.

4. Which is the correct ascending order of the Rig Vedic society?
(a) Grama < Kula < Vis < Rashtra < Jana
(b) Kula < Grama < Vis < Jana < Rashtra
(c) Rashtra < Jana < Grama < Kula < Vis
(d) Jana < Grama < Kula < Vis < Rashtra
(b) Kula < Grama < Vis < Jana < Rashtra

III. Fill in the blanks:

  1. Vedic culture was in ______ nature.
  2. _____ was a tax collected from the people in Vedic period.
  3. _____ system is an ancient learning method.
  4. Adhichanallur is in _______ district.


  1. kinship
  2. Bali
  3. Gurukula
  4. Thoothukudi

IV. True or False:

  1. The Roman artefacts found at various sites provide evidence of Indo – Roman trade relations.
  2. A Hero Stone is a memorial stone raised in remembrance of the honourable death of a hero.
  3. The army chief was called Gramani.
  4. The Black and Red were pottery became the characteristic of the Megalithic period.
  5. Evidence for iron smelting has come to light at Paiyampalii.


  1. True
  2. True
  3. False
  4. True
  5. True

V. Match the following:

6th social science book back questions with answer


d. 1 2 3 4

VI. Answer in one or two sentences:

1. Name the four Vedas.

  1. Rig
  2. Yajur
  3. Sama
  4. Atharva

2. What were the animals domesticated by Vedic people?

  1. Elephants
  2. Cow
  3. Goat
  4. Sheep
  5. Horse

3. What do you know about Megalith?
Using big stone slabs built upon the places of burial is known as Megalith.

4. What are Dolmens?

  1. Dolmens are Megalithic tombs.
  2. They are made of two or more upright stones with a single stone lying across the burial site.

5. What are Urns?

  1. The artifacts unearthed were urus.
  2. They are pottery of various kinds (Redware, Black Ware) used for burying the dead.

6. Name the coins used for business transactions in the Vedic period.

  1. Nishka
  2. Satmana (gold)
  3. Krishnala (silver)

7. Name some Megalithic monuments found in Tamil Nadu.

  1. Urns
  2. Dolmens
  3. Menhirs
  4. Hero stones

VII. Answer the following:

1. Write briefly about the archaeological site at Kodumanal.

  1. Kodumanal is in the Erode district.
  2. Kodumanal is identified with the Kodumanam of Pathitrupathu.
  3. More than 300 pottery inscriptions in Tamil Brahmi have been discovered.
  4. Spindles, whorls, pieces of cloth, tools, weapons, ornaments, and beads have been discovered.
  5. A Menhir was found at the burial site.

2. Write about the Vedic women in a paragraph.

  1. In Rig Vedic society the wife was respected as the mistress.
  2. She could perform rituals along with her husband.
  3. Child marriage and sati were not known.
  4. No bar on the remarriage of widows.
  5. Denied right to inherit property and to participate in public affairs.
  6. In the later Vedic period performing rituals, remarriage of widows, Education was denied. Polygamy became common.