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Karnataka State Syllabus Class 6 Social Science History Chapter 3 Pre-Historic Society
Class 6 Social Science Pre-Historic Society Textbook Questions and Answers
I. Fill in the blanks:
- The period without ‘writing’ or ‘script’ is known as _______ period.
- Microlithic age is also known as _______ age.
- Earlier evidences of agriculture have been found in _______ part of Indian subcontinent.
II. Answer the following in a sentence:
Which are the three main stages of history?
- Pre-historic period
- Protohistoric period
- Historic period
When was the Earth born?
4600 Million years ago.
Why the Mesolithic age is also called as Microlithic age?
Because human beings started using small and more efficient tools, which had wooden handles and Used as spears while hunting.
Name the tools used by the people of Mesolithic Age.
In which age, did people start agriculture?
Which was the first metal used by human beings?
What do common people call the tombs of Grand Stone Age as?
Hut/House of Pandavas or stone of Mauryas.
Name the important places of Grand Stone Age in Karnataka?
Banahalli, Hirebenukallu, Brahmagiri, Koppa, Heggadehalli, T. Narasipura, Hemmige, Hallur, Jadigenahlli, Savanadurga, Hutridurga, Pandavara Dinne.
III. Discuss in group and answer the question:
Which are the factors that initiated the practice of agriculture in Neolithic age?
During the Mesolithic age human beings started Animal husbandry. Consequently they faced shortage of good for themselves and for their animals. Hence they started to cultivate crops on the alluvial soil on the bank of rivers. Moreover the use of metals by the end of Neolithic period helped them to design metal tools made of Bronze helped for the deep cultivation of land.
What changes occurred with the introduction of iron during the Iron Age?
The Iron age is known as Grand stone age. Iron weapons and implements were helpful in agriculture and handicraft. As the use of iron increased in North India, agrarian activities geared up. Thus there were surplus yield. Eventually some 2600 years ago, a class which controlled surplus yield emerged as the ruling class. Republic states emerged. Nanda and Mauryan empires were established.
Class 6 Social Science Pre-Historic Society Additional Questions and Answers
I. Answer the following questions:
What is prehistoric period?
The period in which no record of‘writings’ is found, is often considered as prehistoric period. Eg – Stone Age.
What is protohistoric period?
The period that has a record of writing but it is not understood by the succeeding ages is known as Protohistoric period.
What is historic period?
The period that has distinct record of writings and can be read and understood by succeeding ages is known as Historic period.
What are Prokaryotes?
Prokaryotes first living beings that appeared on earth. They are single celled bacteria.
Where are fossil evidences found in Karnataka.
When did human beings being to evolve?
About 1.8 million years ago.
Where did the first modern human being begin to appear?
In South Africa.
Discuss the life of Palaeolithic man.
Human beings of palaeolithic age lived on fruits, edible plants, tubers etc., They are nomadic people and sought shelter in caves and rocks, they designed simple stone tools like scrapers, knives, cleavers, burins and microliths made of Quartzite and Flint.
They covered themselves with clothes made of large leaves and bark of trees. Since fruits and vegetables were not available in all seasons they learnt to hunt and fish for food. They also learnt to control fire.
In which age did man become the cultivator of land?
Why did man start rearing animals?
During Mesolithic period man usually hunted for food or gathered wild nuts. Since food was not available at times, he had to endure hunger. Thus, they eventually started rearing animals that were wounded during hunting or the abandoned offsprings of animals. This secured a perinnal source of food and led to animal husbandry.
When and why did man start pottery?
Man started pottery during the Neolithic age. The progress of agriculture led to surplus production of food and fodder. When man was faced with the problem of storing food and fooder he started manufacturing handmade pottery. The invention of wheel led to progress of pottery.
II. Fill in the blanks:
- The period in which no historical records are found is known as _______.
- First living beings that appeared on earth are _______.
- Palaeolithic man lived a _______ life.
- Mesolithic man used _______ of animals as their dress.
- _______ started in Neolithic age.
- Man started _______ to store foodgrains.
- Iron age sites in Karnataka are found in _______ and _______.
- Prehistoric period
- T. Narsipura and Savanadurga
III. Match the following:
|1. Prehistoric period||a. Protohistoric period|
|2. Harappa civilization||b. Stone age|
|3. Prokaryotes||c. South Africa|
|4. Modern man||d. First living beings|
|5. Hunasagi||e. Dress|
|6. Spears||f. Palaeolithic site in Karnataka|
|7. Animal hides||g. Neolithic age|
|8. Agriculture||h. Mesolithic age|