MCQ Questions for Class 6 History: Ch 2 On the Trial of the Earliest People

MCQ Questions for Class 6 History: Ch 2 On the Trial of the Earliest People

1. The transitional phase between Palaeolithic and Neolithic age is known as
(a) Microlithic age
(b) Mesolithic age
(c) Macrolithic age
(d) Masolithic age
► (b) Mesolithic age

2. Palaeolithic age is also known as
(a) Later middle stone age
(b) New Stone age
(c) Old Stone age
(d) Middle Stone age
► (c) Old Stone age

3. How do the historians know that early man was aware of the usage of fire
(a) Through cave
(b) Through Manuscripts
(c) Trace the ashes
(d) Through Inscription
► (c) Trace the ashes

4. Early people painted on the
(a) Walls of caves
(b) Gates of caves
(c) Roofs of caves
(d) Outside the caves
► (a) Walls of caves

5. The special feature of cave painting is the use of
(a) Chalk
(b) Colours
(c) Soil
(d) Brush
► (b) Colours

6. Living beings that can sow and grow food giving plant for his food were called
(a) Food consumers
(b) Food Investors
(c) Food gathers
(d) Food producers
► (d) Food producers

7. Lithic means
(a) Age
(b) Old
(c) Fruit
(d) Stone
► (d) Stone

8. A number of things of same kind growing closely (very neatly) are called 
(a) Collection
(b) Combination
(c) Cluster
(d) Connection 
► (c) Cluster

9. In 9000 B.C began an intermediate stage in stone age culture which is called
(a) Mesolithic age
(b) Chalcolithic age
(c) Palaeolithic period
(d) Neolithic age
► (a) Mesolithic age

10. Stone age is divided into
(a) Three periods
(b) Two periods
(c) Five periods
(d) Four Periods
► (a) Three periods

11. 'The man had lived on this earth for several hundred years before he learned the art of writing' this period is called
(a) Post-historic period
(b) Neo-historic period
(c) Historic period
(d) Pre-historic period
► (d) Pre-historic period

12. Habitation are the site where
(a) People live
(b) People make stones
(c) People play
(d) People make paintings
► (a) People live

13. Some stone produce ___ when struck with each other
(a) Smog
(b) Smoke
(c) Fire
(d) Dust
► (c) Fire

14. Food gatherers means
(a) Who exchange food in return of food
(b) Who roam for the production of food
(c) Who roams in search of food
(d) Who roam in search of gathering grass
► (c) Who roams in search of food

15. The early man lived in ___ by sides of ______
(a) Hut, Forest
(b) Building, Rivers
(c) Building , Forest
(d) Hut, River
► (d) Hut, River

16. Tools of early man were made of
(a) Gold
(b) Copper
(c) Stone
(d) Soil
► (c) Stone

17. How did ancient people travel?
(a) By Buses
(b) By Trains
(c) By Ships
(d) On Foot
► (d) On Foot

18. Old stone age began _________ years ago.
(a) 2.5 million
(b) 4.5 million
(c) 5.5 million
(d) 3.5 million
► (a) 2.5 million
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