i. Great Bath has been discovered in Mohenjodaro.
ii. People living in the countryside grew crops and reared animals.
iii. The alloy of tin and copper is called bronze.
iv. Usually in the Harappan cities, the part to the west was smaller but higher and was known as citadel.
v. Gold and silver were used to make ornaments and vessels.
vi. Sealings are the impression of seals on clay.
i. Many of these cities were divided into two or more parts. True
ii. The city of Lothal stood beside a tributary of the Ganga, in Gujarat. False
iii. Great Bath was made water-tight with a layer of natural tar. True
iv. Usually in the Harappan cities, the part to the east was larger but lower and is called the upper town. False
v. The Harappans also made seals out of stone. True
vi. All the raw materials that the Harappans used were available locally. False
Ans. Harappan cities were developed about 4700 years ago.
Ans. Objects in Harappan cities made of out of stone, shell and metal.
Ans. Faience was used to make beads, bangles, earrings, and tiny vessels.
Ans. Fire altars have been discovered in Kalibangan and Lothal.
Ans. Tin and copper forms the alloy bronze.
Ans. Cotton cultivation started at Mehrgarh about 7000 years ago.
Ans. Wheat, barley, pulses, peas, rice, sesame, linseed, mustard and fruits.
Ans. Toy cart and Toy plough
Ans. The bricks were laid in an interlocking pattern and that made the walls strong.
Ans. The plough was used to dig the earth for turning the soil and planting seeds.
Ans. Some cities like Mohenjodaro, Harappa, and Lothal had elaborate store houses.
Ans. A specialist is a person who is trained to do only one kind of work, for example, cutting stone, or polishing beads, or carving seals.
Ans. Seals may have been used to stamp bags or packets containing goods that were sent from one place to another.
Ans. Raw materials are substances that are either found naturally (such as wood, or ores of metals) or produced by farmers or herders.
Ans. Many of these cities were divided into two or more parts. Usually, the part to the west was smaller but higher. Archaeologists describe this as the citadel.
Ans. After a bag was closed or tied, a layer of wet clay was applied on the knot, and the seal was pressed on it. The impression of the seal is known as a sealing.
Ans. Generally, houses were either one or two storeys high, with rooms built around a courtyard. Most houses had a separate bathing area, and some had wells to supply water.
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