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Samacheer Kalvi 6th Social Science Books English Medium National Symbols

Social Science : Civics : Term 2 Unit 1 : National Symbols

I. Choose the correct answer

1. The National Song Vande Mataram was composed by________

  1. Pingali Venkayya
  2. Rabindra Nath Tagore
  3. Bankim Chandra Chatterjee
  4. Gandhiji

Ans : Bankim Chandra Chatterjee

2. Which is the National Anthem of India?

  1. Jana Gana Mana
  2. Vande Mataram
  3. Amar Sonar Bangla
  4. Neerarum kaduluduththa

Ans : Jana Gana Mana

3. Who wrote the most famous novel Anand Math?

  1. Akbar
  2. Rabindra Nath Tagore
  3. Bankim Chandra Chatterjee
  4. Jawaharlal Nehru

Ans : Bankim Chandra Chatterjee

4. ___________ birthday is celebrated as the International Day of non violence?

  1. Mahatma Gandhi
  2. Subash Chandra Bose
  3. Sardar Vallabhai Patel
  4. Jawaharlal Nehru

Ans : Mahatma Gandhi

5. The colour of the Asoka chakra found in our National flag is ________

  1. sky blue
  2. navy blue
  3. blue
  4. green

Ans : Sugar

6. The first flag ever flown after the Independence is stored in ________

  1. Chennai fort Museum
  2. Delhi Museum
  3. Saranath Museum
  4. Kolkata Museum

Ans : Chennai fort Museum

7. The National Anthem was written by _______

  1. Devandranath Tagore
  2. Bharathiyar
  3. Rabindranath Tagore
  4. Balagangadhar Tilak

Ans : Rabindranath Tagore

8. The time taken to play the National Anthem is _______

  1. 50 seconds
  2. 52 minutes
  3. 52 seconds
  4. 20 seconds

Ans : 52 seconds

9. “Vande Mataram” was first sung by _______ at the 1896 session of the National Congress

  1. Bankim Chandra Chatterjee
  2. Rabindranath Tagore
  3. Mahathma Gandhi
  4. Sarojini Naidu

Ans : Rabindranath Tagore

10. _________ hoists the flag on Independence day in Delhi

  1. The Prime Minister
  2. The President
  3.  Vice President
  4. Any Political leader

Ans : The Prime Minister

II. Fill in the blanks.

1. The National emblem was adopted from the Ashoka pillar of __________

Ans : Sarnath

2. The National fruit of India is _______

Ans : Mango

3. The National Bird of India is _______

Ans : peacock

4. Our National tree is the ___________

Ans : Banyan tree

5. The Flag which was flown in 1947 Independence day was weaved in ________

Ans : Gudiyatham

6. The Indian National Flag was designed by ________

Ans : Pingali Venkayya 

7. _______ started the Saka Era

Ans : Kanishka

8. The longest river in India is __________

Ans :  The Ganges

9. The Indian Rupee symbol was designed by _________

Ans : D. Udhaya

10. The Chakra of the National Flag has ________ spokes

Ans : 24

III. Choose the correct answer

1. The Lion Capital is now in the ______ museum (Kolkata/Sarnath)

Ans : Sarnath

2. The National Anthem was adopted in _______ (1950/1947)

Ans : 1950

3. ________ is declared as our National Micro organism (Lacto bacillus / Rhizobium)

Ans : Lacto bacillus

IV. Fill in the blanks

1. Saffron – Courage ; White – _________

Ans : Honesty, peace, purity

2. Horse – Energy; Bull – __________

Ans : Hardwork and dedication 

3. 1947 – Independence day; 1950 – ________

Ans : Republic day

V. Choose the Correct Option

1. Rabindranath TagoreNational Song
2. Bankim Chandra ChatterjeeNational Flag
3. Pingali VenkayyaAstro Physicist
4. Meghnad SahaNational Anthem

Ans : 1 – D, 2 – A, 3 – B, 4 – C

VI. Match and choose the wrong pair:

1. National ReptileTiger
2. National Aquatic AnimalLacto bacillus
3. National Heritage AnimalKing Cobra
4. National Micro organismDolphin

Ans : 1 – C, 2 – D, 3 – A, 4 – B

VII. Choose the Wrong sentence:

1 a) The ratio of our National Flag’s length and breadth is 3:2

b) The Chakra has 24 spokes

c) The Chakra is Sky Blue in colour

Ans : The Chakra is Blue in colour [Clue : Navy Blue is correct]

2. a) The National Flag was designed by Pingali Venkayya

b) The First ever flown Flag after the Independence is stored in Kolkata Museum

c) The First National Flag was weaved in Gudiyattam

Ans : The First ever flown Flag after the Independence is stored in Kolkata Museum,

VIII. Choose the correct sentence:

a) August 15 is celebrated as the Independence day

b) November 26 is celebrated as the Republic day

c) October 12 is celebrated as Gandhi Jayanti

Ans : August 15 is celebrated as the Independence day

IX. Answer the following:

1. What do the colours in our National Flag represent?

  • The saffron at the top represents valour and sacrifice.
  • The green at the bottom represents fertility and prosperity.
  • The white band in between represents honesty, peace and purity.
  • The Ashoka chakra or the wheel in navy blue represents truth and peace.

2. What are the parts of our National emblem?

  • Our National emblem consists of two parts the upper and the lower parts.
  • The upper part has four lions facing the North, South, East and West on a circular Pedestal.
  • The lower part has an elephant, a horse, a bull and a lion. The wheel of right sourness is placed between them.

3. What are the salient features of the National anthem?

  • ‘Jana Gana Mana’ is our National anthem.
  • It symbolises the sovereignty and intergrity of our Nation.
  • This anthem was written by Rabindranath Tagore in Bengali.

The rules to be observed while singing the Anthem

  • This anthem has to be sung at a duration of 52 seconds.
  • Everyone should stand erect while singing the national anthem,
  • One should understand the meaning while singing.

4. Draw and define the Indian Rupee Symbol.

  • The Indian Rupee sign is the official currency of India. (Designed by D. Udhaya Kumar)
  • It was presented to the public by the Government of India on 15 July 2010.
  • Shershah Sur’s currency was Rupiya.
  • This Rupiya has been transformed into Rupees the Indian Currency.
  • The symbol of Rupees in.
  • This was designed by D. Udhayakumar from Tamil Nadu in 2010.

5. Where do we use our National emblem?

The National emblem is found at the top of the Government Communication, Indian Currency and passport.

6. Who wrote the National Pledge?

Pydimarri Venkata Subha Rao wrote the National Pledge.

7. What are the animals found in the bottom of the emblem?

In the bottom of the emblem, we see an elephant, a horse, a bull and a lion.

8. What are the natural national Symbols?

  • Banyan tree
  • Peacock
  • River Ganges
  • Dolphin
  • King Cobra
  • Lotus
  • Tiger
  • Elephant
  • Lactobacillus
  • Mango

9. Where is the peacock sanctuary located in Tamil Nadu?

There is a peacock sanctuary at Viralimalai in the district of Pudukottai (Tamil Nadu).

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