शनिवार, 22 जुलाई 2017

Class–VI History Chapter 5–what books and burials tell us

Class–VI History
Chapter 5–what books and burials tell us
1.Match the columns
Sukta Stone boulder
Chariots Sacrifice
Yajna Well-said
Dasa Used in battles
Megalith Slave
Sukta —– Well-said.
Chariots —– Used in battles.
Yajna —– Sacrifice.
Dasa —– Slave.
Megalith —– Stone boulder.
2.Complete the sentences:
(a)Slaves were used for
Answer :various kind of work.
(b)Megaliths are found in
Answer :(b) Megaliths are found in Deccan in the north, east and Kashmir.
(c)Stone circles or boulders on the surface were used to
Answer :(c) Stone circles or boulders on the surface were used to cover the burial places.
(d)Port-holes were used for
Answer : (d) Port-holes were used for entering the burial places.
(e)People at Inamga on ate ————————
Answer :(e) People at Inamgaon ate Fruits, cereals and meat.
Question 3.In what ways are the books we read today different from the Rigveda?
Answer.The bookd we use are written and printed. The Rigveda was recited and heard rather than read. It was written down several centuries after it was first composed and printed less than 200 years ago.
Question 4.What kind of evidence from burials do archaeologists use to find out
whether there were social differences amongst those who were buried?
Answer :Answer.Archaeologists have found burial places which help them to reconstruct the past and tell about the society. At Brahmagiri, the archaeologists have found on skeleton buried with 33 gold beads, 2 stone beads, 4 copper bangles and one conch shell. Other skeletons have only a few pots. These finals suggest that there was some difference in status amongst the people who were buried. Some were rich, others poor, some chief other followers.
Question 5.In what ways do you think that the life of a raja was different from that of a
dasa or dasi?
Answer.The rajas did not have capitals, places or armies, nor did they collect taxes. Generally the sons did not
automatically succeed fathers as rajas.
There were people who did not perform sacrifices and probably spoke different languages. Later the term came
to mean dasa (and the feminine dasi)or slave. Slaves were men and women captured in the war. They were
treated as the property of the owners, who could make them do any work they wanted.
Question 6.Find out whether your school library has a collection of books on religion, and list the names of five books from this collection.
Answer. The five books on religion are:
1. Guru GranthSahibSikh
2. ZoroastrianismZend-ei-Avesta
3. IslamQaran.
4. ChristiansBible
5. JudaismOld Testament
Question 7.Write down a short poem or song that you have memorised. Did you hear or read the poem or song?
How did you learn it by heart?
Answer :A Song which we have memorized is a song from film Jagriti (1954), sung and written by the legendary poet and singerkaviWe heard and saw this song in film Jagriti, 2-3 times on TV. Also during Independence Day and Republic Day celebrations, this song is very often broadcasted by All India Radio and even telecasted by DoorDarshan on TV.
Question 8.In the Rigveda, people were described in terms of thework they did and the languages they spoke. In the table below, fill in the names of six people you know,choosing three men and three women. For each ofthem, mention the work they do and the languagethey speak. Would you like to add anything else tothe description?
Answer. In the Rig-Veda people were describe in term of the work they did and the language they spoke. In the table below fill the names fsix people you know, three men and three women. For each of them, mention the work they do and they language they speak. Would you like to add anything else to the description.
NameWorkLanguageAnything else
1. Teacher in my school
Teaching.English and Hindi.Sometimes they act the scene with the help of the children.
2. Doctors (Male),Gives medical treatment.Generally Hindi sometimes EnglishExamines the body parts, gives medicine and sometimes a dose of injection
3. Vegetables Sellers (Male)Sells vegitablesHindi.Use haggling and tries to give less weight
4. Maid-Servant (Female)Does Households workHindi.Sometimes cooks food and very often take leave
5. Driver (Male)Drive our carsHindi.Drop us to school, takes us to any other place
6. Salesgirl in the Shop (Female)Display the goods in the shops and show them to customersEnglish and Hindi.Gossip a lot, tries to sell the goods as quickly as possible

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