NCERT Solutions for Class 6 Social Science History Chapter 11 - Buildings, Paintings, and Books

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Check below the NCERT Solutions for Class 6 History Chapter 11 - Buildings, Paintings, and Books:

Let's Recall

1. Match the Following

Stupa

Place where the image of the deity is installed

Shikhara

Mound

Mandapa

Circular path around the stupa

Garbhagriha

Place in temple where people could assemble

Pradakshina Patha

Tower

Answer:

Stupa

Mound

Shikhara

Tower

Mandapa

Place in temple where people could assemble

Garbhagriha

Place where the image of the deity is installed

Pradakshina Patha

Circular path around the stupa

2. Fill in the blanks:

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(a) _________ was a great astronomer.

(b) Stories about gods and goddesses are found in the _________.

(c) _________ is recognized as the author of the Sanskrit Ramayana.

(d) _________ and _________ are two Tamil epics.

Answer:

(a) Aryabhatta was a great astronomer.

(b) Stories about gods and goddesses are found in the epics.

(c) Valmiki is recognized as the author of the Sanskrit Ramayana.

(d) Silappadikaram and Manimekalai are two Tamil epics.

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3. Make a list of the chapters in which you find mention of metal working. What are the metals objects mentioned or shown in those chapters?

Answer:

The names of the chapters and metals mentioned in them are as follows:

Name of chapter

Name of metal(s)

Chapter 3 - In the Earliest Cities

Copper - used to make tools and weapons.

Gold and silver - used to make jewellery.

Chapter 4 - What Books and Burials Tell us

Iron - used to make tools and weapons

Gold - used to make ornaments

Chapter 5 - Kingdoms, Kings and Early Republic

Iron - used to make ploughshare, tools and weapons

Chapter 8 - Vital Villages, Thriving Towns

Iron - used to make tools and weapons

Chapter 9 - Traders, Kings and Pilgrims

Gold - given to poets as a reward

Chapter 11 - Buildings, Paintings and Books

Iron - used to make pillar

Gold

4. Read the story on page 130. In what ways is the monkey king similar to or different from the kings you read about in chapters 6 and 11?

Answer:

The kings in chapters 6 and 11 as well as the monkey king looked after the welfare of the people and tried to protect their capital.
If we talk about the dissimilarities, the monkey king believed in peace and harmony. He never tried to capture the properties of other kings. On the other hand, other kings fought battles to capture the kingdoms of other kings.

5. Find out more and tell a story from one of the epics.

Answer:

Students are advised to answer this question by discussing it with their subject teacher.

Download all the NCERT Solutions for Class 6 History Chapter 11 from the following link:

NCERT Solutions for Class 6 History Chapter 11 - Buildings, Paintings, and Books

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