Class – VI Subject – S.St Chapter – 2 ( On the Trail of the Earliest People ) Day 3







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Class – VI Subject – S.St Chapter – 2 ( On the Trail of the Earliest People ) Day 3

Classwork Assignment

Homework Assignment

Learn ch – 1.

A – Answer the following questions :-

Q1.  Why did the hunter-gatherers travel from place to place? In what ways are these similar to/different from the reasons for which we travel today?

  1. They moved from place to place in search of food because if they had stayed at one place for a long time , they would have eaten up all the available resources.

  2. The hunters followed the movement of animals , which lead them to different places.

  3. They moved , season to season in search of different kinds of plants.

  4. They also moved in search of water.

Q2.  List three ways in which hunter-gatherers used fire. 
Ans- Three ways in which hunters – gathers used fire are –

  1. As a source of light.

  2. To roast meat.

  3. To scare away animals

Q3. Make two columns in your notebook. In the left hand column, list the foods hunter-gatherers ate. In the right hand column, list some of the foods you eat. 
NCERT Solutions for Class 6th Social Science History Chapter 2 On The Trial of the Earliest People Q6

Q4 – Define factory sites.

Ans – The places where stones were found and where people made tools known as Factory Sites. Sometimes people lived here for longer spell of time , these sites are called Habitation – cum factory sites.

Q5. How did hunter gathers used the natural pebbles?

Ans – The natural pebbles  were used to make tools for cutting  bones and meats . They were also used to scrap bark of trees and hides of animals to chop fruits and root.

Q6. How did the hunter gathers make stone tools?

Ans – The stone tools were made using two techniques –

  1. The first was called the stone on stone , where two sides were used and by using one stone as a hammer , the other stone was given desired shape.

  2. The other technique was pressure flaking. In this technique the core was placed on a surface and the hammer stone helped removing flakes and making tools.

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