Chapter – 1
Q9. How did people travel in the past?
Ans – People travelled in the past in ships , on horses , on camels or on foot.
Q10. What does diversity add to our lives?
Ans – Diversity teaches us to live and adjust ourselves in a broad society. It makes us tolerant. It teaches us to respect other people belonging to different caste , creed or culture, It makes our life interesting by providing more option to choose from.
Q11. How does India become diverse?
Ans – India become diverse because of the following factors :-
Physical diversity – mountains , plains , deserts , plateau.
Religious diversity – people follow different religions.
Linguistic diversity – people speak different languages.
Regional diversity – different area have different climate which influence lifestyle of people.
Cultural diversity – people have different customs , traditions , festivals.
Regional disparity – one region is rich in natural resources , the other region lack them.