history - from gathering to growing food

Class 6 - History

From Gathering to Growing Food

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Question:

List the cereals that you eat.

Answer:

Some cereals eaten by us arelisted below :
(a) Wheat (b) Rice (c) Maize (d) Millets (e) Barley (f) Lantil (g) Grains.



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From Gathering to Growing Food - Questions
1.

Name two sites found in Andhra Pradesh.


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2.

State whether true or false?
(a) Millets have been found at Hallur.
(b) People in Burzahom lived in rectangular houses.
(c) Chirand is a site in Kashmir.
(d) Jadeite, found in Daojali Hading, may have been brought from China


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3.

Name some important sites where archaeologists have found evidence of farmers and herders.


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4.

How did people become farmers? [V. Imp.]


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5.

Look at the table on page 25 of the textbook/ If Neinuo wanted to eat rice, which are the places she would have visited?


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6.

Which animals were considered relatively gentle?


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7.

Name two Neolothic tools which are used to grind grain even today.


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8.

What are tribes’ in the context of farmers and herders?


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9.

Make a list of all the animals mentioned in the table on page 25 of the textbook.  For each one, describe what they may have been used for.


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10.

Which was the first animal to he tamed?


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11.

What were pit-houses and where have they been found?


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12.

How did people become herders?


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13.

Describe tools used by farmers and herders. [V. Imp.]


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14.

List three ways in which the lives of farmers and herders would have been different from that of hunter-gatherers.


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15.

List the cereals that you eat.


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16.

Give one feature houses in Mehrgarh.


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17.

Why do people who grow crops have to stay in the same place for a long time?


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18.

How do scientists help in finding out whether the discovered sites were settlements of farmers and herders?


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19.

Why were people buried with animals, like goats?


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20.

Mention the two purposes for which grains had to be stored.


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21.

What did people do to store grains?


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22.

Why do farmers grow some crops in some areas/ and not in other areas?


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23.

Describe the site of Mehrgarh.


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24.

How did the changing climate affect the life of humans? [V. Imp.]


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25.

Fill in the blanks with appropriate words to complete each sentence:
(i) Jadeite is a………… , probably brought from China.
(ii) Ancient wood that has hardened into stone is called………………………..
(iii) Bolan Pass is an important route into ……………….
(iv) Remains of square or rectangular houses have been found in ….
(v)………. and ……….  lived in groups called tribes.
(vi) Rice requires ………..  water than wheat and barley, (more/less)
(vii) Grain was used as …………..  , ………  and ………….
(viii) Animals were a source of……………. and meat.


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26.

Name some sites o f settlement of farmers and herders and also the grains found there.


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27.

Why do archaeologists think that many people who lived in Mehrgarh were hunters to start with and that herding became more important later?


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