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NCERT Solutions for Class 6th History Chapter 12 : Buildings Paintings And Books

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CBSE NCERT Solutions for Class 6th History Chapter 12 : Buildings Paintings And Books. NCERT Class 6 History Social Science Solutions. NCERT Class 6 History Social Studies Sst Textbook Our Pasts Chapter 12 Solutions


Page No: 132
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:

(a) _______________ was a great astronomer.
► Aryabhatta
(b) Stories about gods and goddesses are found in the _____________.
► epics
(c) ____________is recognised as the author of the Sanskrit Ramayana.
► Valmiki
(d) ____________and _____________are two Tamil epics.
► Silappadikaram and Manimekalai
Let’s Discuss

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 list of the chapters is:
• In the earliest cities: Copper used to make tools, gold and silver to make ornaments.
• What Books and Burials Tell us: Iron tools and weapons, ornaments of gold.
• Kingdoms, Kings and Early Republic: Iron or mines.
• Vital villages and Thriving Towns: Iron tools.
• Traders, Kings and Pilgrims: Gold as a gift.
• Buildings, Paintings and Books: Iron pillar, gold jewellery.

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

Answer
Similarities
• The monkey king as well as the kings felt the pulse of the public.

• The monkey king as well as others kings worked for the welfare of the people.

Dissimilarities

• The monkey king and his followers survived on the mango, while the other kings’ followers required proper food.

• The monkey king did not try to capture the other kings’ property, while the other kings did capture try to kill the monkey and their king for just a fruit.

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