Class 6 Social Science Test

(Marks: 20; Time: 1.5 hour)

Q1. What are the positives of a map in comparison with a globe?
Q2. How do symbols and directions help in reading maps?
Q3. How is an atlas useful for us?
Q4. Differentiate map, sketch, and plan?
Q5. Why do we use a map scale?
Q6. Where do we use small scales and large scales on maps?
Q7. What is a conventional symbol?
Q8. What is the difference between a strait and an isthmus?
Q9. Why is the Atlantic Ocean the busiest ocean in the world?
Q10. Why is Antarctica not suitable for permanent settlement?
Q11. Why does life exist in the Biosphere?
Q12. How does CO2 contribute to global warming?
Q13. Greenland is part of which continent?
Q14. Why do we face the shortage of water despite more than 71% of Earth’s surface being covered by water?
Q15. What is an indented coastline?
Q16. Why is the level of ocean water the same everywhere?
Q17. What is the importance of the stratosphere for us?
Q18. Arrange the oceans in the decreasing order of their size?
Q19. Why do mountaineers carry oxygen cylinders while climbing mountains?
Q20. In what form the life exists in the Biosphere?