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Question 3:

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

Answer:

The chapter and metal objects names are as follows:-
Chapter 4, In the Earliest Cities- Copper tools and weapons, sword, gold and silver jewellery.
Chapter 9, Vital Villages, Thriving Towns- Iron tools and weapons, sickle, axe.
Chapter 12, Buildings, Paintings and Books- Iron pillar, gold jewellery, etc.



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Question 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:

In chapter 6 and 11, the kings did look after the welfare of the people and tried to protect their capital by building fortifications. The kings also maintained regular armies to prevent any kind of attack and also to expand their Empire. 
Whereas, the monkey king in order to save his followers sacrificed his life. He build a bridge across the river and saved the life of his followers. He believed in peace and harmony.



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Question 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



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Question 2:

Fill in the blanks:

(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 Puranas.

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

(d) Silappadikaram and Manimekalai are two Tamil epics.



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Question 5:

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

Answer:

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