Karnataka Board Class 6 Social Science Part 1 Chapter 4 Ancient Civilisation Solution

Karnataka State Board Social Science Part 1 History Class 6 Chapter 4 Ancient Civilisation Exercise Question and Answer.

Fill in the blanks with suitable words.

 (1.) Egyptian civilisation was born on the banks of the river ______.

Ans: – Nile.

(2.) The Pharaoh who built a big pyramid at Giza was ___.

Ans: – Khufu.

(3.) ____ is the first civilisation of the ancient world.

Ans: – Egypt.

(4.) The statue with the body of a lion and the head of man is called ________.

Ans: – Sphinx.

Answer the following in a sentence:

 (1.) Which is the longest river in the world?

Ans: – Nile is the longest river in the world.

(2.) Why Egypt is called as the gift of Nile?

Ans: – Egypt is today Greenland for the Nile .Egypt did not become a desert because of the Nile. That’s why Egypt is considered as the gift of Nile.

(3.) Who is a Pharaoh? Name some of the pharaohs.

Ans: – the kings of Egypt were called ‘Pharohs’ the name of some pharohs are – Menes, Khufu, Anrenholep, and Thomos.

(4.) What does ‘Mummy’ mean?

Ans: – Mummy means preserved dead body.

(5.) Which is the script of ancient Egyptians?

Ans: – Hieroglyphics is the script of ancient Egyptians.

Fill in the blanks with appropriate words.

 (1.) Ashurbanipal built a library in ________.

Ans: – Nineveh.

 (2.) Sumerians wrote in _________ script.

Ans: – Cuneiform.

(3.) __________ was the first king to enforce Code of Laws.

Ans: – Hammurabi.

II Answer the following in a sentence.

(1.) On which river bank did Mesopotamian civilizations flourish?

Ans: – Mesopotamian civilizations flourish in a valley because the Tigris and Euphrates river.

(2.) Which were the tribes that ruled Mesopotamia?

Ans: – The tribes who ruled Mesopotamia – Akkadian, Amorites, Somitic tribe.

(3.) Which are the city states of Mesopotamia?

Ans: – Ur, kish and Lagash are the important cities states of  Mesopotamia .

(4.) Write a short note on Hammurabi?

Ans: – Hammurabi was the most famous king of Babylonians. He was famous for his code laws, and this was based on ideas like ‘An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth’

(5.) Who created the Hanging Gardens in Babylonia?

Ans: – Nebuchadnezzar created the Hanging Gardens in Babylonia.

(6.) What is Ziggurat?

Ans: – Ziggurat is Egyptians high raised temple.

(7.) Name the epic of Mesopotamians?

Ans: – Gilgamesh is the epic of Mesopotamians.

Fill in the blanks with appropriate words.

(1.) The trade route between China and Rome was known as _____

Ans: – The silk route

(2.) Chinese wrote in _____

Ans: – Pictographic Script.

Answer the following in a sentence.

(1.) On which river bank did Chinese civilisation evolve?

Ans: – Chinese civilization evolve Yangtze, si-kiang and H wang ho river bank Chinese civilization evolve.

(2.) Name the dynasties that ruled China

Ans: – The dynasties who ruled in china are – Shang dynasty, Zhou dynasty, Qin dynasty.

(3.) Who built the Great Wall of China and Why?

Ans: – Chi – huang- Ti built the Great Wall of China for protects china from the onslaught of enemies.

(4.) Write a short note on the king Wu-Ti?

Ans: – king Wu-Ti:-

King Wu ti’s reign is known as the golden age in Chinese history. China’s overall development improved during the reign of this king. The architectural, sculpture, education industry policies business was improved from all sides during this time. The notable are – >

(i) Buddhism entered china during this time period.

(ii) Trade route between china and Rome become famous as silk route.

(iii) During this time there was a great improvement in language and literature.

Printing press and production of porcelain dishes started by this time.

(5.) List the contributions of Chinese to the ancient world.

Ans: – contributions of Chinese to the ancient world

(i) Graft of producing bronze and proclaim dishes

(ii) The Great Wall of China

(iii) Famous silk route

(iv) Buddhism is one of the most widely propagated religion in the world here is the origin of Buddhism

(v) Wood painting.

(vi) They are the first who introduced with tea.

(vii) Silk was first introduced here

(viii) Various type inventions like paper, painting brush, explosives, porcelain, mariners compass goes to the credit to Chinese.

(6.) Name the philosophers of China.

Ans: – Lao Tze the great philosopher of china.

Greek Civilisation

I answer the following in a sentence.

 (1.) Which are the different tribes of Greek?

Ans: – The Aeolians, the Ionians and the Dorians are the different tribes of Greek.

(2.) Which are the city-states in Greek?

Ans: – Athens is the city states in Greek.

 (3.) Write short notes on Athens.

Ans: – Athens is an ideal city of Greek the city was magnificent. The population of this city was plentiful. Due to the large population the way of life here was extraordinary and difference. In the period of Pericles Athens the peak of improvement was reached in science, Arts, literature and philosophy, In all cases Athens went ahead. Pericles calls Athens as “the school of Hellas”.

(4.) Name the great historians of Greek.

Ans: – the great historians of Greek are Herodotus and Thucydides.

 (5.) Name the works of Homer.

Ans: – Iliad and the Odyssey the works of homer.

(6.) Who is the father of medicine?

Ans: – Hippocrates is the father of medicine.

II Match the following from list ‘A’ to list ‘B’.

Roman civilisation

Answer the following in a sentence each.

 (1.) Who are the ancestors of Rome?

Ans:- Romulus and Romus were the ancestor of Romans.

 (2.) Name all the persons of the first Triumvirate.

Ans:-Pompey, Crassus and Julius Ceaser all the persons of the first Triumvirate.

(4.) Write a short note on Augustus Caesar.

Ans: – short note on Augustus Caesar:-

The greatest emperor of the Rome was Augustus Caesar .He was very powerful and energetic character .During his reign the Rome improved over all. As a result of the overall improvement his reign was known as the golden age. The biggest thing is Jesus Christ is known to have lived during this period. He was done a lot social reform work and through his work very good features of his character traits are found .During the reign of Carr the lows and administrative customs were very spacious and beautiful which is called Roman peace. The cultural and economic system of the country become very developed as the law and order of the country remained normal and healthy.

(5.) Name the great poets of Roman civilisation.

Ans: – the great poets of Roman civilisation are Virgil, Ovid, Cicero and Plautus.

 (6.) Name the philosophers of Rome.

Ans: – the philosophers of Rome –

Cato, Cicero, Seneca.

 (7.) List the contributions of Romans.


(i) By bringing great poet like Virgil, Ovid, Cicero, plautus into the world of poetry Rome has taken an immortal throne in the world of poetry.

(ii) Not only literature Rome become famous in architecture. The Colosseum and Amphitheatre are the best examples of Rome architecture.

(iii) Galen was a famous surgeon and strako and Ptolemy was famous geologist of Rome.

(iv) Even today the words from Latin are used in science, law and other branches of knowledge.

III Match the items in list ‘A’ with those of list ‘B’

Harappan civilisation

Fill in the blanks with appropriate words.

 (1.) Lothal was ______ in the Harappan civilisation.

Ans: – Popular Harbour.

 (2.) The Mesopotamians called the Harappan civilisation as _____.

Ans:-Indus valley Civilization.

(3.) ____ goddess was worshipped by the Harappa’s.

Ans: – Pashupathi (Shiva) mother goodness.

Answer the following in a sentence.

(1.) Which are the two important cities of Harappan civilisation?

Ans: – the two important cities of Harappan civilisation are – Harappa and Mohenjo-Daro.

(2.) Which was the first country to grow cotton?

Ans: – The first country to grow cotton is Harappan.

(3.) Which Gods were worshipped by the people of Harappan civilisation?

Ans: – The people of Harappan civilization worshipped Pashupathi, mother goodness, Peepal and Neem tree, sun, fire, earth water and snake.

 (5.) In which place was the port of Harappan civilisation found?

Ans: – The port of Harappan civilization found in Lothal.

(6.) Mention two reasons for the decline of Harappan civilisation?

Ans: – There are many causes for the decline of Harappan civilization-

(a) Floods

(b) Over use of natural resources.

(c) The unexpected attack of Aryan.

(d) Or, it’s may be the cause of infections disease.

Karnataka Board Class 6 Social Science Chapter 4 Ancient Civilisation
Updated: April 15, 2022 — 12:54 pm

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