Central Board of Secondary Education Question Paper for Social Science subject are given below.

Examination: Summative Assessment I (SA1)
Class: VI
Subject: Social Science / Social Studies / SST

CBSE 2016 – 2017 Class 06 SA1 Question Paper – Social Science

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CBSE 2014 – 2015 Class 06 SA1 Question Paper – Social Science

HISTORY – [30]Q.l. Choose the correct word from the box and complete the following statements: [1 / 2 * 6 = 3]

(i) The deity held in high regard by the Rig Veda is ______
(ii) The ____ was among the important rituals of the Vedic period.
(iii) The ______ are books on powerful magic, which could be taught only in the forest.
(iv) Buddha means _______.
(v) ______ near Varanasi, was the first place where Buddha taught his message.
(vi) Buddha did not lay emphasis on rituals and ______.

Q.2. Define the following terms: [1 * 5 = 5]

(i) Atman
(ii) Dasas
(iii) Jana
(iv) Megaliths
(v) Varnas

Q.3. Answer the following in short: [3 * 3 = 9]

(i) Write a short note on Inamgaon.
(ii) What are Vedas? l\alne the four Vedas which period does the Rig Veda describe?
(iii) What are Upanishads? When were they composed?

Q.4. Answer ANY 1WO of the following in detail. [4 * 2 = 8]

(i) What is the ‘Eight Fold Path’? Explain.
(ii) Explain the four stages of the Aryan life.
(iii) How diet Buddha attain salvation?

Q.5. Write ‘true’ or ‘false’ against the following statements: [1 * 5 = 5]

(i) Buddha belonged to the Sakya gana.
(ii) In the Vedic period, rajas did not perform any rituals.
(iii) Tools found from megalithic burials were made of copper.
(iv) Buddha said, ‘life is full of suffering and unhappiness because of endless desire’.
(v) Ramayana and Mahabharata are great religious epics.

CIVICS- [20]

Q.1. Choose the correct word from the box and complete the following statements: [1 * 5 = 5]

(i) The state and local Governments derive their authority from the central Government under the _____ system.
(ii) The fundamental rules of Government are in the form of a written document in ______ constitution.
(iii) The Prime Minister is the head of the Government in the ____ system.
(iv) In India all citizens above _______ years of age can vote regardless of their caste, sex or religion.
(v) The Indian Government resolves conflicts with the help of _____.

Q.2. Define the following terms: [1 * 3 = 3]

(i) Candidate
(ii) Government
(iii) Manifesto

Q.3. Answer the following questions in brief: [2 * 3 = 6]

(i) What actions can people take if they feel a particular law is not being followed?
(ii) Write a short note on Democracy.
(iii) Elections, limit the power of Government. How?

Q.4. Answer any two of the following questions: [3 * 2 = 6]

(i) List any six important functions of the Government.
(ii) What is women’s suffrage movement? Explain.
(iii) What role do media and political parties play in a democracy?

GEOGRAPHY- [30]

Q.1. Choose the correct word from the box and complete the following statements: [1 / 2 * 6 = 3]

(i) The latitude of a place refers to the angular distance of that place Iron _______.
(ii) The Prime Meridian is also known as the _____ Meridian.
(iii) The angular distance from the Equator to either Pole is _____ of a circle.
(iv) The ________ can be defined as the plane formed b)’ the Earth’s orbit.
(v) The Northern Hemisphere experiences the longest day on ______.
(vi) The local time at 82°30′ E is known as _______.

Q.2. Define the following terms: [1 * 5 = 5]

(i) Longitude
(ii) Tropic of Cancer
(iii) Revolution
(iv) Circle of illumination
(v) Frigid zone

Q.3. Answer the following questions [3 * 3 = 9]

(i) What do you mean by ‘Antipodal of a meridian’ and International Date line?
(ii) Describe the temperate zone.
(iii) What would happen if the earth does not rotate?

Q.4. Answer the following questions: (Any two) [2 * 4 = 8]

(i) Distinguish between latitude and longitude.
(ii) How does the Earth’s rotation lead to day and nights? Explain with the help of a neatly labelled diagram.
(iii) What is standard lime? How is it calculated?

Q.5. Study the given diagram and answer the questions that follow.

(i) Mention the dates for ‘a’ and ‘b’? [2]
(ii) Give the geographical terms for the above mentioned dates. [1]
(iii) Name the latitude where the sun rays are falling vertically on the above dates [1]
(iv) What will be the duration of day and night in both the hemispheres on the above dates [1]

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