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NCERT Solutions For Class 6 History Social Science Chapter 4 What Books and Burials Tell Us

In the NCERT Book Solutions for Class 6 History, Chapter 4, students will delve into the fascinating topics of the Vedas, Megaliths, and Inamgaon. The exercise section comprises two questions under 'Let's Recall,' two questions under 'Let's Discuss,' and three questions under 'Let's Do.' In our NCERT Solutions for Class 6 History, Chapter 4, titled "What Books and Burials Tell Us," we furnish answers for the 'Let's Recall' and 'Let's Discuss' sections.

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What Books and Burials Tell Us

Frequently Asked Questions 

 

Q1: What will students learn from Chapter 4 of NCERT Solutions for Class 6 History?

 

The topics covered in Chapter 4 of NCERT Solutions for Class 6 History are

 

One of the oldest books in the world

How Historians study the Rigveda

Cattle, Horses and Chariots

Words to describe people

Silent sentinels – The story of the megaliths

Finding out about social differences

Were some burial spots meant for certain families

A special burial at Inamgaon

Occupations at Inamgaon

 

Q2: Do the NCERT Solutions for Class 6 History Chapter 4 provide accurate and detailed solutions for the students?

 

The NCERT Solutions for Class 6 History Chapter 4 are developed by subject experts at Orchids The International School. All concepts are devised interactively following extensive research according to the understanding abilities of Class 6 students. The answers are 100% accurate and precise as per the latest CBSE syllabus and guidelines. A neat presentation of the answers using bulletins, charts, and tables helps students remember and retain concepts effectively. Several shortcut tips and tricks are highlighted to boost the confidence of students during their annual exams.

 

Q3: In what ways are the books we read today different from the Rigveda discussed in Chapter 4 of NCERT Solutions for Class 6 History?

 

The books we use today are written and printed. 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. Students can learn more about these topics using the NCERT Solutions for Class 6 History Chapter 4 from Orchids The International School. They can also obtain a firm grip on the important topics of this chapter by referring to these solutions.

 

Question 1 :

Match the columns.

Sukta

Stone Builder

Chariots

Sacrifice

Yajna

Well-said

Dasa

Used in battles

Megalith

Slave

 

Answer :

 

Sukta

Well-said

Chariots

Used in battles

Yajna

Sacrifice

Dasa

Slave

Megalith

Stone Boulder

 


Question 2 :

Complete the sentences.

(a) Slaves were used for______.

(b) Megaliths are found in___________________.

(c) Stone circles or boulders on the surface were used to___________.

(d) Port holes were used for__________________.

(e) People at Inamgaon ate______________________.

Answer :

(a) Slaves were used for work.

(b) Megaliths are found in South India, Kashmir, North East.

(c) Stone circles or boulders on the surface were used to point out the exact place of burial.

(d) Port holes were used for burying other members of the same family at the same place.

(e) People at Inamgaon ate peas, pulses, rice, barley, and sesame.


Question 3 :

What kind of evidence from burials do archaeologists use to find out whether there were social differences amongst those who were buried?

Answer :

Archaeologists found that in some burials, skeletons found were buried with pots. The number of pots buried was more if the person had higher social status.

 


Question 4 :

In what ways do you think that the life of a raja was different from that of a dasa or dasi?

Answer :

Raja had the highest social status, whereas a dasa or dasi had the lowest social status. The latter were treated like slaves; they were captured from wars.

 


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