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NCERT 6th Class (CBSE) Social Science: The Second Urbanization / Vital Villages Thriving Towns

NCERT 6th Class (CBSE) Social Science: The Second Urbanization / Vital Villages Thriving Towns

Question: Where were some of the largest collections of iron tools found?

Answer: These were found in the megalithic burials.

Question: What was the use of iron tools?

Answer: Iron tools were used for clearing forests.

Question: What did irrigation works include?

Answer: Irrigation works included canals, wells, tanks and artificial lakes.

Question: Mention any one function that was performed by the grama bhojaka.

Answer: The grama bhojaka collected taxes from the village for the king.

Question: How did the dasa karmakara earn a living?

Answer: They used to work on the fields owned by others.

Question: What do you know about Jatakas?

Answer: Jatakas were stories composed by ordinary people and preserved by Buddhist monks.

Question: What were ring wells?

Answer: Rows of pots or ceramic rings arranged one on top of the other came to be known as ring wells.

Question: How did people use ring wells?

Answer: People used ring wells as toilets. They also used them as drains and garbage dumps.

Question: How luos wealth measured during early times?

Answer: Wealth was measured in terms of coins during early times.

Question: What do you know about punch marked coins?

Answer: Earliest coins were punch marked coins, they came to be known like this because the designs were punched on to the metal like silver or copper.

Question: How can you say that Mathura was a religious place?

Answer: One could find Buddhist monasteries and Jaina shrines in Mathura. Mathura was also a place where Lord Krishna was worshipped by the people.

Question: Mention the occupations of people who lived in Mathura.

Answer: Goldsmiths, blacksmiths, weavers, basket makers, garland makers and perfumers.

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