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Question 5:

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

Answer:

Three ways in which the lives of farmers and herders would have been different from hunter - gatherers are the building of houses, making of pots and the weaving of cloth.



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Question 6:

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

Answer:

Animal Use

Sheep For wool and meat

Goat For meat and milk

Cattle For milk and meat

Dog For herding livestock

Ox To plough the fields

Pig For meat



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Question 1:

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

Answer:

People who grow crops have to stay in the same place for a long time because they have to look after the plants, water them, weed the fields, drive away animals and birds and use and store the grains carefully.



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Question 2:

Look at the table on page 25. If Neinuo wanted to eat rice, which are the places she the places she should have visited?

Answer:

If Neinuo wanted to eat rice she should have visited Koldihwa and Mahagara.



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Question 3:

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

Answer:

Archaeologists think that many people who lived in Mehrgarh were hunters to start with and that herding became important later because at the earlier levels of the excavation sites, bones of wild animals such as deer and pig were found while at the later levels more bones of sheep, goats and cattle were found.



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Question 4:

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.

Answer:

(a) Millets have been found at Hallur. True

(b) People in Burzahom lived in rectangular houses. False.

(c) Chirand is a site in Kashmir. False.

(d) Jadeite, found in Daojali Hading, may have been brought from China. True.



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