civics - urban livelihoods

Class 6 - Civics

Urban Livelihoods

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What works does Sudha do?

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Sudha works as a Marketing Manager in a company which manufactures biscuits. The factoiy where the biscuits are made is outside the city. Sudha supervises the work of 50 salespersons who travel to different parts of the city. They get orders from shopkeepers and collect payments from them. She has divided the city into six regions and once a week she meets the salespersons of each region. She checks their progress report and discusses problems they face. She has to plan the sales in the entire city and often has to work late and travel to different places.



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Urban Livelihoods - Questions
1.

Mention two features of business persons.


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2.

In what ways is a permanent and regular job different from a casual job? Discuss.


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3.

Fill in the blanks with appropriate words to complete each sentence:

(i) There are almost ……… street vendors in the country working in …………………
(ii) Those who work in government departments get a ……………….. salary every month.
(iii) It is the……… that decides on which day of the week the market has to remain  closed.
(iv) Call Centres in ………. cities provide a new form of employment to the people.
(v )Street vending is now recognised as a general benefit and as a………………… of people  to earn their ……………  •


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4.

How is it looked upon now?


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5.

Mention some drawbacks of casual jobs. [V. Imp.]


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6.

What types of things do vendors usually sell?


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7.

How was street vending looked upon till recently?


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8.

How do hawkers manage their work? [V. Imp.]


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9.

What works does Sudha do?


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10.

What benejits does Sudha get along with her salary?


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11.

What was found in a Survey of Ahmedabad city?


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12.

What is essential for the permanent shops?


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13.

Name some activities which are carried out on the streets.


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14.

Define labour chowk'.


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15.

Write in brief on Call Centres'.


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16.

What is a Call Centre? [V. Imp.]


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17.

Mention two features of permanent jobs.


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18.

What are various ways of earning livelihood in the urban areas? Discuss. [V. Imp.]


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19.

What is the normal working day in a garment factory?


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