history - what, where, how and when?

Class 6 - History

What, Where, How and When?

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What were the subjects on which books were written in the past? Which of these would you like to read?

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Ancient books covered subjects like:
(i) Religious beliefs and practices   (ii) Lives of kings (iii) Medicine           (iv) Science
(v) Poetry      (vi) Drama      (vii) Epics
It would be really interesting to read the epics of the past. The Ramayana, The Mahabharata and the Upanishadas are some of the religious epics of the past.



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What, Where, How and When? - Questions
1.

Find the word crafts persons' on page of textbook. In list at least five different crafts that you know about today. Are the crafts persons (a) men (b) women (c) both men and women


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2.

What was used in the ancient times to write manuscripts?


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3.

Return to Rasheeda's question. Can you think of some answers to it?


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4.

What do you know about the location of the Sulaiman and Kirthar hills?
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Where are the Sulaiman and Kirthar hills located?


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5.

What was the job of religious teachers?     [V. Imp.]


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6.

How can you say that historians and archaeologists are like detectives? [V. Imp.]


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7.

Describe at least two ways in which you think the lives oj kings would have been different from those of farmers.


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8.

What were the subjects on which books were written in the past? Which of these would you like to read?


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9.

What are the occupations of the people of the Andaman Islands?


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10.

People in the earliest times used to travel from one place to another. But their journeys were full of dangers. What type of dangers did they face?


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11.

Who are archaeologist? What do they do? [V. Imp.]


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12.

How was travelling an important part of life of the people in the past? [V. Imp.]


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13.

What are the different ways to find out about the past? Describe briefly. [Imp.]


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14.

Where was Magadha located?


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15.

From where does the word India come?


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16.

Name any two animals which the people of the Sulaiman and Kirthar hills reared.


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17.

What are inscriptions?


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18.

How are city people different from the people living in the Andaman Islands?


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19.

List one major difference between manuscripts and inscriptions.


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20.

Make a list of aU. the objects that archaeologists may find. Which of these could be made of stone?


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21.

Where are the Garo hills located?


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22.

What is meant by manuscript?


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23.

Fill in the blanks with appropriate words to complete each sentence:
(i) Men and women moved in search of……………… and to escape from ..
(ii)The name India was given by the Iranians and the ………………
(iii)The bark of the birch tree was used to prepare………………
(iv)Inscriptions were written on hard surfaces like………………
(v) Travelling from one place to another led to ……………..


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24.

Why was Magadha famous? [V. Imp.]


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25.

Name the tributary of the river Ganga.


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26.

What are tributaries? [V. Imp.]


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27.

Why do archaeologists look for bones of animals, birds and fish?


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28.

What do you know about the earliest people who lived along the banks of river Narmada for several hundred thousand years?


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29.

Why do you think ordinary men and women did not generally keep records of what they did?


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