Q1. Fill in the blanks.

             i.        Nirmala works in a _________________.

            ii.        There are almost __________'street vendors' in the country working in urban areas.

          iii.        _______________is now recognised as a general benefit and as a right of people to earn their livelihood.

          iv.        A large number of people in the city work on the ____________.

           v.        ______________ and _____________are businesspersons.


Q2. True/False

           i.        Vandana is a dress designer. ___________

          ii.        Workers who work in offices, factories, and government departments are called casual workers. _________

        iii.        Working in Call Centres is a new form of employment in the big cities. __________

        iv.        Street shops are usually permanent structures. __________


Q3. Name a new form of employment in the big cities.


Q4. Who is Bachchu Manjhi?


Q5. What is mandatory for permanent shops?


Q6. What kind of threat temporary workers go through?


Q7. List some activities that are carried out on the streets?


Q8. How many towns and big cities are there in India?


Q9. Which authority issues licence to the permanent shops to do business?


Q10. What is labour chowk?


Q11. Who decides on which day of the week the market has to remain closed?


Q12. Why can't Bachchu Manjhi live with his family?


Q13. How street vending was looked upon recently?


Q14. What was found in a survey of Ahmedabad city?


Q15. Why foreign companies set up their call centres in India?


Q16. Name some big cities that have more than a million people living and working there.


Q17. Why do you think small workshops and factories employ casual workers?


Q18. Who are casual workers?


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