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NCERT Solutions for Class 6 Social Science Civics Chapter 2 – “Diversity and Discrimination”

India stands as a remarkable example of a nation characterized by its rich linguistic diversity, where diverse communities coexist harmoniously. What sets India apart from other diverse nations is the enduring unity that persists, even in the face of societal conflicts. People from various castes, creeds, religions, genders, and backgrounds coexist within the same boundaries. However, the crucial questions arise: Do all citizens enjoy equal rights? Do discriminatory practices persist? And do stereotypes impede communal harmony? To gain a deeper understanding of these topics, students can delve into Chapter 2 of the CBSE Class 6 Civics curriculum, titled "Diversity and Discrimination." We also offer NCERT Solutions for Class 6 Civics, Chapter 2, providing answers to the exercises featured in the textbook "Social and Political Life." These solutions facilitate a comprehensive exploration of the concepts of diversity and discrimination, fostering a more profound awareness of these critical issues.

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Diversity and Discrimination

Frequently Asked Questions 

 

Q1: What does the constitution say with regard to equality, as mentioned in Chapter 2 of NCERT Solutions for Class 6 Civics?

 

Our Constitution says the following:

 

Everyone has equal rights and opportunities

All are equal to compete for Government jobs

People can choose any kind of work they wish to do

Untouchability is a crime and is legally abolished

 

Q2: What are the main topics discussed in Chapter 2 of NCERT Solutions for Class 6 Civics?

 

The main topics discussed in Chapter 2 of NCERT Solutions for Class 6 Civics are listed below:

 

Differences and Prejudices

Creating Stereotypes

Inequality and Discrimination

On Being Discriminated Against – The Caste System

Striving for Equality

 

Q3: Can students depend on the NCERT Solutions for Class 6 Civics Chapter 2 of Orchids The International School for their exam preparations?

 

Yes, students can confidently depend on the NCERT Solutions for Class 6 Civics Chapter 2 by Orchids The International School since subject- matter experts have prepared the solutions following the latest CBSE guidelines and exam pattern. All the solutions are well explained and detailed in simple language to help students understand the concepts effortlessly. Further, students can revise the important topics of this chapter quickly at any time and anywhere in both online and offline modes.

 

Question 1 :

 Match the following statements in a way that challenges the stereotypes

a. Two surgeons were sitting down to lunch when one of them made a call on the mobile phone

1. suffers from chronic asthma

b. The boy who won the drawing competition went to the dias

2. to become an astronaut, which she did

c. One of the fastest athletes in the world

3. to speak with her daughter, who had just returned from school

d. She was not that well-off but had a dream

4. on a wheelchair to collect his prize

 

Answer :

 

a. Two surgeons were sitting down to lunch when one of them made a call on the mobile phone

to speak with her daughter, who had just returned from school

b. The boy who won the drawing competition went to the dias

on a wheelchair to collect his prize

c. One of the fastest athletes in the world

suffers from chronic asthma

d. She was not that well-off but had a dream

to become an astronaut, which she did

 


Question 2 :

How can the stereotype that girls are a burden on their parents affect the life of a daughter? Imagine this situation and list at least five different effects that this stereotype can have on the way daughters get treated in the house.

 

Answer :

The 5 different negative effects are mentioned below.

  1. They don’t receive proper love and care from their family

  2. They discontinue their education hence their dreams and goals are unfulfilled

  3. They don’t get an adequate diet

  4. They are asked to do all household works

  5. They are not allowed to go out and make new friends

 


Question 3 :

What does the Constitution say with regard to equality? Why do you think it is important for all people to be equal?

Answer :

Our Constitution says

  1. Everyone has equal rights and opportunities

  2. All are equal to compete for Government jobs

  3. People can choose any kind of work they wish to do

  4. Untouchability is a crime and is legally abolished.

 


Question 4 :

Sometimes, people make prejudiced comments in our presence. We are often not in a position to do anything about this because it is difficult to say something right then and there. Divide the class into groups, and each group discuss what they could do in one of the following situations.

  1. A friend teases a classmate because he is poor.

  2. You are watching TV with your family, and one of them makes a prejudicial comment about a particular religious community.

  3. Children in your class refuse to share their food with a particular person because they think she is dirty.

  4. Someone tells you a joke that makes fun of a community because of their accent.

  5. Some boys make remarks about girls not being able to play games as well as them.

Discuss in class what the different groups have suggested for the above situations, and also discuss the problems that can arise when raising the issue.

 

Answer :

Students have to solve this question through class activity.


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