NCERT Solutions Class 6 Social Science History
Chapter 4: What books and burials tell us
1. Match the columns
2. Complete the sentences:
(a) Slaves were used for work.
(b) Magaliths are found in the South India, the Deccan, North-east, and the Kashmir.
(c) Stone circles or boulders on the surface were used to mark the signs on the stones so that people can return to the same place whenever they want to.
(d) Port-holes were used for bringing the bodies of the people belonging to the same family into the grave.
(e) People at Inamgaon ate wheat, barley, rice, pulses, sesame, millet, and peas.
3. In what ways are the books we read today different from the Rigveda?
Answer: The books we read today are different from the Rigveda in the following ways:
4. What kind of evidence from burials do archaeologists use to find out whether there were social differences amongst those who were buried?
Answer: Archaeologists used to find the social difference from burials based on the objects found in the grave. Some skeleton was buried with many jewelleries, beads, gold, etc., while some was found only with pots. Some were rich; some were poor, chiefs, and other followers.
5. In what ways do you think that the life of a raja was different from that of a dasa or dasi?
Answer: The life of raja was different from that of a dasa or dasi in the following ways: