6th Civics

Women empowerment

1. When Dr. Muthulakshmi was born?

30th – July – 1886

2. Where did she obtain a Medical degree?

Madras Medical College

3. Where did she pursue Cancer degree?

Royal Cancer in London

4. Where is Cancer Institute situated?

Adyar in Chennai

5. Who is the founder of the Self Respect Movement?

E.V. Ramaswamy or Periyar

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I. Choose the correct answer:

1. In a Republic, citizens —————–

Have Equal rights.

2. The first Indian women doctor

Dr. Muthulakshmi Ammaiyar

3. Occupations in which women are not involved

None of above

4. Avai home is —————

Home for destitute woman

II. Fill in the blanks:

1. ———-creates an equal society.

Social Justice

2. Age at which men and women can vote is——-

18 Years

3. ‘‘Madhar thammai izhivu seyyum

Madamai eykko Iuthuvom” these line were sung by——

Subramaniya Barathiyar.

III. Match the following

1. To eradicate the inequality in the society    – social justice

2. Men alone are suitable for all positions      – wrong attitude

3. Women depend on male Companions       – belief passes through Generation

4. To stop the custom of – prohibition Act Child marriage

5. Cancer institute at Adyar – it proclaims the fame of Dr. Muthulakshmi


1. What is the hindrance for Human Resource development?

§ For many year people have blindly believed that men are superior and women are inferior.

§ This blind belief is a hindrance of the development of human resource in the society.

2. Mention eight services where women require mental and physical abilities

· We know the ability and capacity of women through their work from early times. They are:

· Managing the houses and cooking

· Rearing and maintaining cattle.

· Weaving mats, basket making and making thatched roof out of coconut leaves.

· Medical or health workers, sanitary worker prevention of diseases.

· Maternity, childcare, helping children to grow.

3. Mention the scheme introduced in Tamil Nadu for welfare of mother and child.

Dr. Muthulakshmi Meternity stipendiary scheme.

Under this scheme the mother are provided with financial assistance to get a nutritious diet for three prenatal care months and three postnatal care months.

4. Mention the first achievement of Dr. Muthulakshmi in India.

Dr. Muthulakshmi fought against social evil of Devadasi system and took measures’ to eradicate this by suitable enactments. This was the first achievement of Dr. Muthulakshmi in India.

5. Name the award given by the Central Government to Dr. Muthulakshmi .

· Dr. Muthulakshmi was awarded the Padma Bhushan in 1956 for her meritorious service.

· She dedicated her life for the upliftment of women.

6. How does society deny women, their rights?

§ For many years people have blindly believed that men are superior and women are inferior.

§ Men get the opportunity to be educated receive salary for their work and right to property. Due to this misconception that prevailed in the society, men have been given the opportunity to rule and obtain high government posts.

§ Women were made to stay at home because of child birth to take care of thee children as well the family.

§ From the earlier days, the misconception was that men were suitable to run errands and do physical labour.

§ Women always depend on male companions like father, husband, brother and son to lead life.

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Local self Government

I. Choose the correct answer

1. Local self Government was introduced by__________

Lord Ripon

2. Union Chairperson is elected by__________

Ward Members

II.Fill in the Blanks:

1. The term of office for the Mayor is _______

Five years

2. Every district has a _________


III. Answer the following:

1. Why is local self – government necessary?

India is a large country vast country with a large population therefore the Central and State

Government alone cannot provide the necessary requirements and solve the problems.

2. What are the duties of the Village Council? How many times in a year and when does the

Village Council meet?

Village Council:

There is a Village Council in the every Village.

Those who reside within the limits of the Panchayat are its members.

The village development programmes and annual budget plans can be implemented only after

the beneficiaries of the programmes get approval from the Village Council.

The Village Council meets four times a year:

v January 26th – Republic day

v May 1st – Labour day

v August 15th – Independence day

v October – Mahatma Gandhi’s birthday

3. List out the four important functions of the Village Council.

The functions of the Village Panchayat:

v Laying village roads

v Drinking water supply

v Laying drainage system

v Maintaining street lights

v Construction of small bridges

v Maintaining village libraries.

4. How does the Village Council get its revenue?


v House tax, professional tax, tax from shops.

v Fee for drinking water connection and water tax.

v A share of the land revenue.

5. How is the Panchayat Union formed?

Panchayat Union:

v The Panchyat union consists of several village panchayats.

v Through elections they elect the panchayat union members in the ratio of 1:5000.

v Among them one will be selected as the Panchayat Union Chairperson.

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Village and Cities

1. Write any five name of the corporation.

  1. § Chennai
  2. § Madurai
  3. § Coimbatore
  4. § Salem
  5. § Erode
  6. § Vellore

2. Define suburban area.

§ Villages are located more or less twenty five kms. Away from the cities.

§ These are called as suburban areas.

3. What are the occupations of the suburban?

§ The main occupations of the people living in these areas are agriculture, weaving, handicrafts, brick kiln and rice mills.

§ They even engage themselves in fishing.

Rotation and Revolution of the Earth:

Write short note on Leap Year.

§ Earth’s takes approximately 365 1/4 days to complete one revolution.

§ For the sake of convenience we consider only 365 days for one year the remaining ¼ days is added as one this is added to fourth year that year.

§ When this is added to the fourth year that year has one extra day which is called as leap year.

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1. When did India get independence?

15th August 1947

2. Which is the guardian of our Constitution?

Supreme Court

3. What is the duty of the District Collector?

To maintaining law and order

4. Write the duty of defense force.

To protect our from border from foreign invasion

5. Who is the head of Indian Government?

Prime Minister

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I. Fill in the blanks:

1. The type of Government followed in our country is ——-


2. Law and order is maintained by——–

Police Department

 3. Officer from the rank of Village Administrative Officer to the ——– participate in campus in remote villages once a months.


II. Answer the following:

1. Who ruled our country during the ancient period?

§ In the olden days our country was ruled by Kings and Chieftains

§ Tamil Nadu was ruled by the Chera’s, Pandya’s, Chola’s.

§ Kalabharas , Pllavas, Nayaks, Marathas and others conquered and ruled various parts of

Tamil Nadu.

2. Where and when do observe Grievance day? How do they find Solution?

v Every Monday is observed as Grievance day.

v People residing in that area can approach the officers with their grievance.

v Apart from this once a month officers from rank of District Collector to the VAO have to

camp in the remote Village.

v Those do not have the facility to visit the Districts Collectors officers and utilize this

opportunity and approach the collector directly and hand over their petitions.

v In the same camp all grievances and solved by the public Relationship Programmes.

3. Who are the representatives? How are they elected?

Ø Lok sabha, Rajya Sabha and State Assembly representatives are elected by according to the Indian Constitution.

Ø Our representatives are elected though election.

Ø Those who have completed the stipulated year of age are eligible to content in the election.

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I. Fill in the blanks:

1. The main occupation of people in the Villages is——–


2. Transports facilities are available in ——-


3. Agricultural workers migrates from villages to

Towns and Cities

II. Answer the following:

1. What are the basic requirements of man?

The basic requirements like

· Food

· Clothing

· Shelter

· Education

· Medical facilities

· Employment opportunities

· Social Security Should be provided.

2. Give reason for the Migration of the Agricultural workers to cities.

· As agriculture is well developed it provides job opportunities to agriculture labours.

· In recent years the pastural lands have been reduced in size and cattle rearing has also decreased.

· Most of the agricultural land have been converted into residential flats.

· This was a death of blow to agriculture

· Therefore agricultural labours started migrating to town to cities.

3. How can Corporation be Identified?

· Cities with large population are called Corporation.

· Some of them are

· Madurai

· Coimbatore

· Trichy

· Salem

· Tirunelveli

· Corporations have broad four way roads, flyovers, skyscrapers, parks and private and public office industries educational and technical institutions.

4. List the infrastructure facilities found in cities.

· There are more employment opportunities available in cities.

· People working in Government offices and technical industries receive monthly income.

· These people are able to satisfy their basic requirement easily.

5. Enumerate five differences between – and City life.

Village life City life
Fresh air and ventilated residential area Pollution and crowed area
Dependent on each other’s Independent life
Hereditary occupation Change according to time
Simple and Natural food Fast food
Less transport and Medical facilities Different mode of transports
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I. Fills in the blanks:

1. School is a social institution.

2. Education paves way for the development of the society.

3. The Teacher unites the society and school.

4. Differences are essentials natural phenomena.

5. Teachers are given equal importance to god.

II. Match the following:

1. Society                                 – owner of the school

2. Do not waste Drinking Water – good quality of the Students

3. Student who join together    – student society

4. Parents and elders                – should praise the students

5. School                                 – help the society to grow

III. Answer the following:

1. By whom schools established?

The society is the first beneficiary of the school service. The society is waiting to provide the school with necessary requirement in order to secure the bright future of its children.

2. What does the development of the society depend on?

The development of the society depends on the basic education facilitated to young children.

3. Why it is necessary to have difference?

· Difference is a natural phenomena.

· It is a human nature to find unity among these.

· Teachers should help the students to recognize the reason for these differences and help them to live a harmonious life.

4. Difference is the Law of nature explains.

· Difference is natural phenomena. It is human nature to find    unity.

· These differences should not consider in the society.

· Though there are different in caste, color, language but we are Indians.

· The variety among the people to unite the society.

· We need to understand the character in different people in order to live together.

5. What are the moral values to be instilled in the society?

v Discipline

v Self control

v Equality

v Co-operation community living helping tendency

v unity

Are the moral values to be insisted in the Schools.

6. List the principle to the students should follow in school.

Ø Being punctual

Ø Having regular attendance

Ø Self confidence

Ø Being attentive class

Ø Showing interest in studies

Ø Maintaining silence during prayer assembly

7. List the Aims of society.

§ Economic progress

§ Improving the opportunities and facilities

§ Provision of healthy life

§ Security

§ Hygiene and nutritious foods

§ Drinking water and fair distribution are the aims of the Society

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I. Choose the correct answer:

1. Which information is correct for the development of the society?

Individual > family > community > society

2. The occupation which unites the society?

a. Agriculture

II. Fill in the blanks:

1. People depend on each others

2. Living in one house and sharing meals cooked under the same roof is called family

3. We need to share each other feeling

III. Match the following:

1. The member of number – differ from family to family.

2. We need to raise our voice – for the right of the people.

3. Society helps – to lead peaceful life.

4. We depend on – each others.

IV. Answer the following

1. What is meant by the living together?

Each and every person mutually depends on each other according the need in society.

When the various groups of people depend on each other it is called living together.

2. What is meant by the term community?

A community consists of people who live together for the common well being and purpose.

Unity, duty, rights, participation security and development are the soul of community.

3. What is meant by the term society?

A group of people who share emotion like joys and sorrows with each other and living together. When the various group of community depend on each other is called society.