EVS Class 3 NCERT Solutions, Chapter-23: A Beautiful Cloth
Chapter 23 A Beautiful Cloth introduces the concepts of cloth and clothes. It shows the variation in clothes and fabrics we use in our daily lives and how one can use a single piece of clothing in multiple ways. Activities regarding ‘Weaving paper’ and ‘Printing on Cloth’ are also given in the chapter.
The NCERT textbook (Looking Around) questions are answered in a simple and engaging manner. We also have related ‘Learning Concepts’, and interactive worksheets with solutions. Our ‘Learning Beyond’ segment caters to all the probable questions that the child might think out of curiosity.
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Question and Answers
Chapter 23: A Beautiful Cloth
Question 1: How do you think Sajida’s dupatta was made?
Answer : I think that Sajida’s dupatta was made with cloth, and it was either woven by the weavers or by using a machine.
Question 2: Take a dupatta or a long piece of unstitched cloth. Drape it in different ways. In how many ways, could you wear it?
Answer: Dupatta can be worn in many different ways. Women can wear it over salwar kameez or pair it with a lehenga. It can be used as a scarf. Men can also use a dupatta as a turban or with a sherwani.
Question 3: Did anyone wear it like a lungi or use it as a turban? In what other ways was the cloth worn?
Answer:Yes, it can be worn like a lungi or a turban. I saw this when one of my classmates wore a turban using a dupatta during our drama competition. A dupatta can be draped like a saree for very young girls or paired with a lehenga.
Question 4: Look at any six garments at home. What differences do you find in their texture, their colour and design?
Answer: There are many differences in the texture, colour, and designs—
- Some garments are in bright colours while some appear dull.
- Some garments are made of soft quality cloth, while some are rough in texture because of the fabric.
- The design of the garments is varied; some have beautiful complex designs while others have simple designs on them.
Question 5:Look at a thick cloth or a sack carefully. Can you see threads running along its length and breadth? You will find a similar pattern if you see any piece of cloth closely.
Answer:Yes, I noticed the thick threads while looking at a thick carpet. When I used a magnifying glass, I saw the individual threads more clearly.