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Class 6 Social Science Our Karnataka Textbook Questions and Answers
Name any three kingdoms of ancient Karnataka.
How many districts are there in Bengaluru division?
Name any two Palepattus, who ruled in this (Bengaluru) division?
What are Natural Resources? Give Examples.
Resources obtained from nature are called Natural Resources. Eg : Rivers, Forests, Animals, Soil and Minerals.
Which district in Bengaluru division receives the highest rainfall?
State the reasons for scarcity of water in Bengaluru division.
Bengaluru Division faces scarcity of water because many rivers are dried out to environmental pollution, deforestation, uncontrolled urbanization and many other reasons.
Name any two water falls in Bengaluru Division.
- Jog falls
- Pearl valley fells
Forests, Wild Animals and National Parks
In which district is Bannerghatta National Park?
Name the highest mountain in Bengaluru Division.
Name any two Bird Sanctuaries in Bengaluru division.
- Gudavi Bird Sanctuary
- Mandagadde Bird Sanctuary
Which bird does the Bird Sanctuary of Ramanagara protect?
Vultures are protected at Ramadevara Betta in Ramanagara.
Agriculture and Growth of Industries
Name the important crops of Bengaluru division.
Ragi, Maize, Paddy, Groundnuts, Pulses, Coconut, Arecanut, Cotton and Sugarcane.
For which industry, Mulberry is an important raw material?
In which year, the Iron and Steel factory in Bhadravathi was established?
Which cities of Bengaluru Division have Apparel Parks?
Doddabalapura and Anekal.
Art, Literature, Folklore, Theatre and Dance
Name the three recepients of Jnanapeeta Award from Bengaluru division.
National poet Kuvempu (K. V. puttappa), Masti Venkatesh Iyengar and U.R. Ananthamurthy.
Who established the folklore museum ‘ Janapada Loka?
Dr. H.L. Nagegowda.
Which folklore form/kunitha takes place every year in Bengaluru?
The ‘Karaga’ festival.
Education and Health
Name the disease which is prevalent in the forest areas of Shivamogga.
Name two Bengalureans who are the recepients of Bharat Ratna Award.
Sir. M. Vishveshwaraiah and Prof. C.N.R. Rao.
What is the name of the hospital established in rural areas by the government.
Primary Health Centers and Health Subcenters.
Name the first Chief Minister of our state.
Name two architects of Karnataka Unification.
Kengal Hanumanthaiah and S. Nijalingappa.
Class 6 Social Science Our Karnataka Additional Questions and Answers
Into how many revenue divisions has Karnataka been divided? Name them?
Karnataka had been divided into four revenue divisions. They are
- Bengaluru Division
- Mysuru Division
- Belgavi Division
- Kalaburgi Division
How many districts are there in Mysuru Division?
There are eight districts in Mysuru Division.
Who is the head of a Revenue Division?
The Divisional Commissioner.
Who is the head of a District?
The District commissioner.
Name the districts that come under Bengaluru Division.
Bengaluru Urban, Bengaluru Rural, Kolar, Chikkaballapura, Ramanagar, Tumkuru and Shivamogga.
Who was the administrative chief of Bengaluru during in reign of Vijayanagara kings?
What type of a climate does Kolar have?
Kolar has a hot climate.
Name some rivers of Bengaluru Division.
Uttara and Dakshina, Pinakini, Vedavathi, Shimsha, Tungabhadra, Sharavathi, Varada etc.
Where is Jog Falls?
Jogfalls is in Shivamogga district.
Which dam is built across a tank in Hiriyur taluk of Chitradurga?
Where is Markonahalli dam?
Where are the iron deposits found in Bengaluru Division?
At Chitradurga and Tumakuru districts.
Which district of Bengaluru division has dense forests?
Where is Jogimatti forest reserve situated?
Name some fruit crops of Bengaluru division?
Sapota, Papaya, Jackfruit, Orange and Banana.
Where can the farmers sell their agricultural produce directly to the consumers.
At the Agricultural produce markets established in all taluks and district headquarters.
Who is the founder of Karnataka’s industrial sector?
Sir. M. Vishveshwaraiah
Which industry was established in 1936 at Bhadravathi?
The Paper production factory.
Where is the Birla Cement factory located?
At Ammasandra in Tumakuru district.
Which award is given to persons for their achievements in the field of literature.
Name two persons famous for their contribution to Vachana literature.
Akkamahadevi and Allamma prabhu.
Name any two important personalities associated with ‘Dasa Parampare’
Purandarasaru and Shripadarayaru.
Name any two persons who enriched modern kannada literature.
D.V. Gundappa and P. Lankesh.
Which eminent personality was known as ‘Natakarathna’ and ‘Nataka Sarvabhouma’
Who was the hero of the first kannada talkie movie ‘ satisulochana ’.
What is the name of the dance school started by Smt. Maya Rao?
Where is ‘Jana pada Loka’.
Which is the famous folk theater of Bengaluru Division?
Name some folk art of Bengaluru division?
Somana Kunitha, Garudi kunitha, Kamsale kunitha, Yakshagana.
Which religious institution of Bengaluru division provides food and education to many students?
The Siddaganga Mutt.
Fill in the blanks :
- Karnataka state has history of _______ years.
- _______ was the capital of Ganga dynasty.
- A dam named _______ is in Bengaluru district.
- The _______ mountain range passes on the borders of Shivamogga district.
- A vulture sanctuary is established at _______ in Ramanagara.
- The first _______ factory was established in Bhadravathi.
- _______ is the backbone of silk industry.
- Dodda Rangegowda is associated with _______ theatre.
- _______ is associated with theatre.
- The first kannada talkie movie was _______.
- _______ kunitha is famous in South Karnataka.
- Venkatappa was a famous _______.
- The highest civilian award given by Government of India is the _______.
- _______ the Nobel physicist conducted his research in Bengaluru.
- _______ disease is prevalent in the forests of Shivamogga.
- _______ provide medical facilities in rural areas.
- The chief architect of Karnataka unification is ______
- Ramadevara Betta
- Sathi Sulochana
- Bharath Rathna
- Primary Helath centre
- Kengal Hanumanthaiah