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Samacheer Kalvi 6th Social Science National Symbols Textual Evaluation

I. Choose the correct answer:

Samacheer Kalvi Guru 6th Social Science Term 2 Question 1.
The National Song Vande Mataram was composed by _______
(a) Pingali Venkayya
(b) Rabindra Nath Tagore
(c) Bankim Chandra Chatterjee
(d) Gandhiji
(c) Bankim Chandra Chatterjee

National Symbols In Tamil Question 2.
Which is the National Anthem of India?
(a) Jana Gana Mana
(b) Vande Mataram
(c) Amar Sonar Bangla
(d) Neerarum Kaduluduththa
(a) Jana Gana Mana

Questions On National Symbols Of India Question 3.
Who wrote the most ramous novel Anand Math?
(a) Akbar
(b) Rabindra Nath Tagore
(c) Bankim Chandra Chatterjee
(d) Jawaharlal Nehru
(c) Bankim Chandra Chatterjee
(c) Bankim Chandra Chatterjee

Samacheer Kalvi 6th Social Term 2 Question 4.
________ birthday is celebrated as the International Day of non-violence?
(a) Mahatma Gandhi
(b) Subash Chandra Bose
(c) Sardar Vallabhai Patel
(d) Jawaharlal Nehru
(a) Mahatma Gandhi

6th Standard Symbol Question 5.
The colour of the Asoka chakra found in our National flag is _______
(a) sky blue
(c) blue
(b) navy blue
(d) green
(b) navy bluel

Question 6.
The first flag ever flown after the Independence is stored in ……………..
(a) Chennai fort Museum
(b) Delhi Museum
(c) Saranath Museum
(d) Kolkata Museum
(a) Chennai fort Museum

Question 7.
The National Anthem was written by _______
(a) Devandranath Tagpre
(c) Rabindranath Tagore
(b) Bharathiyar
(d) Balagangadhar Tilak
(c) Rabindranath Tagore

Question 8.
The time taken to play the National Anthem is ……………..
(a) 50 seconds
(b) 52 minutes
(c) 52 seconds
(d) 20 seconds
(c) 52 seconds

Question 9.
“Vande Mataram” was first sung by _______ at the 1896 session of the National Congress
(a) Bankim Chandra Chatterjee
(c) Mahatma Gandhi
(b) Rabindranath Tagore
(d) Sarojini Naidu
(b) Rabindranath Tagore

Question 10
________ hoists the flag on Independence day in Delhi.
(a) The Prime Minister
(b) The President
(c) Vice President
(d) Any Political leader
(a) The Prime Minister

II. Fill in the blanks :

  1. The National emblem was adapted from the Ashoka pillar of ______
  2. The National fruit of India is______
  3. The National Bird of India is______
  4. Our National tree is the______
  5. The Flag which was flown in 1947 Independence day was weaved in______
  6. The Indian National Flag was designed by ______
  7. ______ started the Saka Era
  8. The longest river in India is______
  9. The Indian Rupee symbol was designed by ______
  10. The Chakra of the National Flag has______ spokes


  1. Sarnath
  2. Mango
  3. peacock
  4. Banyan tree
  5. Gudiyatham
  6. Pingali Venkayya
  7. Kanishka
  8. The Ganges
  9. D. Udhaya
  10. 24

III. Choose the correct answer

  1. The Lion Capital is now in the ______ museum (Kolkata/Samath)
  2. The National Anthem was adopted in ______
  3. ______ is declared as our National Micro organism (Lacto bacillus / Rhizobium)


  1. Sarnath
  2. 1950
  3. Lacto bacillus

IV. Fill in the blanks:

  1. Saffron — Courage ; White – _______
  2. Horse — Energy; Bull – _______
  3. 1947 — Independence day; 1950 – _______


  1. Honesty, peace, purity
  2. Hardwork and dedication
  3. Republic day

V. Chooose the Correct Option:

1) Rabindranath Tagorea – a.National Song
2) Bankim Chandra Chatteijee – b. National Flag
3) Pingali Venkayyac. – c. Astro Physicist
4) Meghnad Saha – d. National Anthem
a) a d b c
b) d a c b
c) d a b c
c) d a b c

VI. Match and choose the wrong answer:

  1. National Reptile – Tiger
  2. National Aquatic Animal – Lacto bacillus
  3. National Heritage Animal – King Cobra
  4. National Micro organism – Dolphin


  1. National Reptile – King Cobra
  2. National Aquatic Animal – Dolphin
  3. National Heritage Animal – Tiger
  4. National Micro organism – Lacto bacillus

VII. Choose the Wrong sentence:

Question 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
c) The Chakra is Blue in colour [Clue : Navy Blue is correct]

Question 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
b) 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
a) August 15 is celebrated as the Independence day

IX. Answer the following:

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

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

Question 2.
What are the parts of our National emblem?

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

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

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

The rules to be observed while singing the Anthem

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

Question 4.
Draw and define the Indian Rupee Symbol.

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

Question 5.
Where do we use our National emblem?
The National emblem is found at the top of the Government Communication, Indian Currency and passport.

Question 6.
Who wrote the National Pledge?
Pydimarri Venkata Subha Rao wrote the National Pledge.

Question 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.

Question 8.
What are the natural national Symbols?

  1. Banyan tree
  2. Peacock
  3. River Ganges
  4. Dolphin
  5. King Cobra
  6. Lotus
  7. Tiger
  8. Elephant
  9. Lactobacillus
  10. Mango

Question 9.
Where is the peacock sanctuary located in Tamil Nadu?
There is a peacock sanctuary at Viralimalai in the district of Pudukottai (Tamil Nadu).

X. Activities:

Question 1.
What should we do to protect the endangered plants and animals – Discuss.

  1. Grow native plants.
  2. Reduce your water consumption.
  3. Recycle and buy sustainable products.
  4. Do not buy plastic products.
  5. Volunteer your time to protect the wildlife in your area.
  6. Do not purchase products from companies
  7. Avoid supporting the market in illegal wildlife including tortoise-shell, ivory, and coral.
  8. Herbicides and pesticides are hazardous pollutants that affect wildlife at many levels.
  9. Educate friends and relatives about endangered species in your area.

Question 2.
Celebrate the national eyents in your school and prepare a news item for a local
Republic Day Celebrations in our XYZ Hr. Sec. School
A Report
On the morning of 26th Jan, our school, XYZ Hr. Sec. School, celebrated Republic Day in the school premises. It was a matter of great pride for all of us. Our Headmaster, teachers and the students didn’t want to leave any stone unturned in making this monumental day a memorable one.

The DIG of the City Police was the Chief Guest. He came on time. He was warmly welcomed by the whole staff led by our Headmaster. Then our Headmaster took him to the Function venue. There our hon’ble guest unfurled the national flag. With that everybody stood erected for National Anthem sung by the students. Then there were parades by NCC cadets of the school. After this, students presented cultural items.

These cultural items included patriotic songs, folk dances and speeches. Some students also presented skit based on fight against terrorist. Then there were speakers who through their speeches invoked the precious contribution of great freedom fighters.

With a couple more cultural items, the function ended with national anthem. Towards the end, all the people there flew colored balloons symbolizing prosperity and peace. Despite weather being inclement, we enjoyed Republic Day with great enthusiasm. Along with other students, I will never forget this wonderful day.

XI. Life skill activity:

Question 1.
Why are certain organisms adopted as natural National symbols? Analyse.
Along with various animals and birds, which form part of the national symbols of India, the Indian government adopted a microorganism called lactobacillus delbrueckii in the year 2012 as our national microorganism.

The reason for doing so, is primarily educational and to create awareness among people about the importance of microorganisms. Lactobacillus is an important bacteria used in food production.

Lactobacillus species are used for the production of yogurt, cheese, sauerkraut, pickles, beer, wine, cider, kimchi, cocoa, and other fermented foods, as well as animal feeds, such as silage.

Samacheer Kalvi 6th Social Science National Symbols InText Questions


Question 1.
Who has been given the right to manufacture the National flag?

  1. By law the flag is to be made of Khadi.
  2. The right to manufacture the flag is held by the Khadi Development and Village Industries Commission who allocates it to regional groups.
  3. As of 2009, the Karnataka Khadi Gramodyoga Samyukta Sangha has been the sole manufacturer of the flag.

Samacheer Kalvi 6th Social Science National Symbols Additional Questions

I. Choose the Correct answer

Question 1.
Wildlife Protection Act was passed in the year.
(a) 1970
(b) 1971
(c) 1972
(d) 1973
(c) 1972

Question 2.
The National flower of India is
(a)’ Lotus
(b) Jasmine
(c) Rose
(d) Lily
(a) Lotus

Question 3.
The Government of India adopted Elephant as a natural National symbol in the year.
(a) 1950
(b) 1963
(c) 1973
(d) 2010
(d) 2010

Question 4.
Congress committee in 1911 Was held at
(a) Chennai
(b) Delhi
(c) Kolkata
(d) Bombay
(c) Kolkata

Question 5.
The symbol Indian National Currency was designed by
(a) Ravikumar
(b) Udhyakumar
(c) Krishnakumar
(d) Manojkumar
(b) Udhyakumar

II. Fill in the blanks:

  1. Tirupur Kumaran was bom in _______
  2. Tirupur Kumaran honoured with the titile _______
  3. Satyameva Jayate means _______
  4. Lactobacillus was accepted as our National Micro organism in the year _______
  5. SherShah sur introduced rupee currency Rupiya in the _______
  6. During a leap year the spring equinox begins on _______
  7. World’s biggest democracy is _______
  8. Aaduvome Pallu Paduvome” was sung by _______ Over the AIR
  9. The first citizen of India is the _______
  10. On Republic Day, the _______ of India the National Flag at the red fort,New Delhi
  11. The International Day of Non-violence is observed on _______


  1. Chennimalai
  2. Kodi Kaatha Kumaran
  3. Truth alone Triumphs
  4. 2012
  5. Sixteenth Century
  6. March 21th
  7. India
  8. T.K. pattammal
  9. President
  10. President
  11. 2nd October

III. Match the following:

1. The First Indian Flag a. Chennai
2. Pingali venkayya b. Passport
3. St. George’s Fort c. National Calendar
4. National Emblem d. Gudiyatham
5. Meghnad Saha e. Andhra Pradesh

IV. Answer the following questions :

Question 1.
Explain the ‘Beating retreat’ Ceremony.
On January 29, the third day of the Republic day, the celebrations are brought to an end with the “ Beating Reteat” ceremony. This is performed by the bands of Indian Army, Navy and Airforce. The President of India is the chief guest of this day. Rashtrapati Bhavan will be illuminated at 6pm as a part of the celebration.

Question 2.
Write a note on Kodi Katha Kumaran.

  1. Tirupur Kumaran was bom in Chennimalai of Erode district.
  2. As a youth, he actively participated in the freedom struggle of India,
  3. in 1932, when Gandhiji was arrested, there were protests all over India.
  4. Tirupur Kumaran took active part in these protests.
  5. He lost his life when the police attacked violently.
  6. He held on to the tricolour flag even when he died.
  7. He was honoured with the title, ‘Kodi Kaatha Kumaran’.

Question 3.
Write about Tamil Nadu’s National Symbols.

Samacheer Kalvi Guru 6th Social Science Term 2 Chapter 1 National Symbols

Question 4.
Explain the natural national symbols.

  1. Banyan tree (1950). It is a symbol of pride and has many medicinal values.
  2. Peacock (1963). It is native to Asia and the only bird which has a tail.
  3. River Ganges (2008) is a perennial river and many royal capitals flourished on its banks.
  4. River Dolphin (2010). It is the reliable indicator of the health of the entire river eco-system. It is in the endangered list.
  5. King Cobra – It is the World’s longest venomous snake and lives in the rain forests and plains of India.
  6. Lotus (1950) Though it grows in muddy water, it blooms with beauty.
  7. Tiger (1973) It is the largest cat species. India has 70% of tigers population in the world.
  8. Elephant (2010) It is native to mainland Asia and plays a critical role in maintaining the regions forests.