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NCERT Solutions for Class 6 Social Science History Chapter 3 - In the Earliest Cities

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NCERT Solutions for Class 6 Social Science History Chapter 3
NCERT Solutions for Class 6 Social Science History Chapter 3

Get free PDF download of the NCERT Solutions for Class 6 History Chapter 3 - In the Earliest Cities. This chapter explains the history of the cities and the people during the Harappan civilization. NCERT Solutions by Jagran Josh will help you easily understand the concepts involved in this chapter. You will get here solutions to all questions given at the end of chapter 3 of the latest NCERT Book for Class 6 History. You can easily download all the questions and answers from the link provided at the end of this article.

Check below the NCERT Solutions for Class 6 History Chapter 3 - In the Earliest Cities:

Let’s Recall

1. How do archaeologists know that cloth was used in the Harappan civilization?

Solution:

Archaeologists know that cloth was used in the Harappan civilization on the basis of the following indications:

  • Actual pieces of cloth were found attached to the lid of a silver vase and some copper objects at Mohenjodaro.
  • Archaeologists have also found spindle whorls, made of terracotta and faience. These were used to spin thread.

2. Match the columns

 Copper

Gujarat

Gold

Afghanistan

Tin

Rajasthan

Precious Stones

Karnataka

Solution:

Copper

Rajasthan

Gold

Karnataka

Tin

Afghanistan

Precious Stones

Gujarat

3. Why were metals, writing, the wheel and the plough important for the Harappans?

Solution:

Metals, writing, the wheel and the plough were important for the Harappans due to the following reasons:

  • Metals – These were used for making tools, ornaments, vessels and weapons.
  • Writing –  It helped the Harappans to prepare scribes, which in turn helped in maintaining records and preparing the seals.
  • Wheel – It was used for pottery and for making carts used for travelling.
  • Plough – It was used to dig the earth for turning the soil and planting seeds.

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Let’s Discuss

4. Make a list of all the terracotta toys shown in the lesson. Which do you think children would have enjoyed playing the most?

Solution:

The terracotta toys shown in the lesson are:

  • Toy Plough
  • Toy Cart
  • Models of different animals

Children would have enjoyed playing with the cart just like the kids today love to play with cars.

5. Make a list of what the Harappans ate and put a tick mark against the things you eat today.

Solution:

The Harappans ate the following food items:

  • Various kinds of grains like rice, wheat, barley, pulses, sesame, mustard, linseed etc.
  • Fruits like ber
  • Peas
  • Fish
  • Meat
  • Milk

Almost all these food items are eaten today as well.

6. Do you think that the life of farmers and herders who supplied food to the Harappan cities was different from that of the farmers and herders you read about in Chapter 2? Give reasons for your answer.

Solution:

Yes, the life of the farmers and herders who supplied food to the Harappan cities was different in the following ways:

Irrigation – The Harappans irrigated their own fields by introducing various methods of irrigation. On the other hand, earlier farmers and herders did not have access to irrigation facilities.

Storage – The Harappans stored the grains in well-built granaries, whereas the earlier farmers used clay pots and baskets for storage purpose.

Tools – The Harappans used tools like plough to dig the earth for turning the soil and to plant the seeds but the earlier farmers did not have such tools.

Download all the NCERT Solutions for Class 6 History Chapter 3 from the following link:

NCERT Solutions for Class 6 History Our Pasts I Chapter 3

 

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