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NCERT Solutions for Class 7 Social Science Civics Chapter 8 - A Shirt in the Market

Find here the NCERT solutions for class 7 Civics Chapter 8 - A Shirt in the Market. Check these NCERT solutions to get the best explained answers. Download all the questions and answers in PDF.

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NCERT Solutions for Class 7 Social Science Civics Chapter 8 A Shirt in the Market
NCERT Solutions for Class 7 Social Science Civics Chapter 8 A Shirt in the Market

NCERT Solutions for Class 7 Social Science Civics Chapter 8 - A Shirt in the Market forms the best resource to develop a clear understanding of all the concepts explained in the chapter. All the solutions provided here are precise and quite simple at the same time. This will surely help you easily clear all your doubts. We have provided here the NCERT solutions for the exercise questions given at the end of chapter 8 of the latest NCERT Book for Class 7 Civics. With this article, you can read or download all the questions and answers in PDF format.

Check below the NCERT Solutions for Class 7 Civics Chapter 8 - A Shirt in the Market:

Exercises

1. What made Swapna sell the cotton to the trader instead of selling at the Kurnool cotton market?

Solution: 

At the beginning of the cropping season, Swapna had borrowed ₹ 2,500 from the trader at a very high interest rate to buy seeds, fertilisers, pesticides for cultivation. Also, she was made to promise that she would sell all her cotton to the trader only. Therefore, Swapna sold the cotton to the trader instead of selling at the Kurnool cotton market.

2. Describe the conditions of employment as well as the wages of workers in the garment exporting factory. Do you think the workers get a fair deal?

Solution: 

The conditions of employment in the garment exporting factory are as follows:

  • Workers are employed on a temporary basis, which means that they can be terminated whenever the employer does not need them.
  • They are pressurised to produce quality products in a limited time-frame.
  • They are forced to work for long hours.

The conditions of wages:

  • Workers are paid low wages.
  • Their wages are not regular.

No, the workers don’t get a fair deal as they are paid very less for the work they do. Also,  they do not have job security.

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3. Think of something common that we use. It could be sugar, tea, milk, pen, pencil, paper, etc. Discuss through what chain of markets this reaches you. Can you think of the people that help in the production or trade?

Solution: 

Here I am taking the example of milk. It reaches us through a long  chain of markets as discussed below:

People in villages keep cows or buffaloes and sell their nearby milk to the dairy farms or cooperatives.

(ii) The milk is then transported to the cooperative processing unit for processing and packaging the same.

(iv) The packed milk is sold to the retailers who in turn sell it to the consumers.

All the people right from the farmer to the retailer help in the production or trade of milk.

Note: This answer is just for reference. Students are suggested to frame their own answer based on their knowledge and experience and by taking their teacher's help.

4. Arrange the statement given below in the correct order and then fill in the numbers in the cotton balls accordingly. The first two have been done for you.

  1. Swapna sells the cotton to the trader
  2. Customer buy these shirts in a supermarket
  3. The trader sells cotton to the Ginning Mill
  4. Garment exporters buy the cloth from merchants making the shirts
  5. Yarn dealers or merchants give the yarn to the weavers
  6. The exporter sells shirts to the businessperson from the USA
  7. Spinning mill buys the cotton and sells yarn to the yarn dealer
  8. Weavers return with the cloth
  9. Ginning mill cleans the cotton and makes it into bales

Solution:

  1. Swapna sells the cotton to the trader
  2. The trader sells cotton to the Ginning Mill
  3. Ginning mill cleans the cotton and makes it into bales
  4. Spinning mill buys the cotton and sells yarn to the yarn dealer
  5. Yarn dealers or merchants give the yarn to the weavers
  6. Weavers return with the cloth
  7. Garment exporters buy the cloth from the merchants for making shirts
  8. The exporter sells shirts to the businessperson from the USA
  9. Customers buy these shirts in a supermarket.

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NCERT Solutions for Class 7 Civics Chapter 8 - A Shirt in the Market

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NCERT Solutions for Class 7 Social Science - History, Geography & Civics

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