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NCERT Solution for Class 6 History Chapter 12 - Buildings, Paintings and Books

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NCERT Textbook Solutions are considered extremely helpful when preparing for your CBSE Class 6 History exam. TopperLearning study resources infuse profound knowledge, and our Textbook Solutions compiled by our subject experts are no different. Here you will find all the answers to the NCERT textbook questions of Chapter 12 - Buildings, Paintings and Books.

All our solutions for Chapter 12 - Buildings, Paintings and Books are prepared considering the latest CBSE syllabus, and they are amended from time to time. Our free NCERT Textbook Solutions for CBSE Class 6 History will strengthen your fundamentals in this chapter and can help you to score more marks in the examination. Refer to our Textbook Solutions any time, while doing your homework or while preparing for the exam.

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NCERT Solution for Class 6 History Chapter 12 - Buildings, Paintings and Books Page/Excercise 132

Question 1

Solution 1

Question 2

Fill in the blanks:

(a) _______________ was a great astronomer.

(b) Stories about gods and goddesses are found in the _____________.

(c) ____________is recognised as the author of the Sanskrit Ramayana.

(d) ____________and _____________are two Tamil epics.

Solution 2

(a) Aryabhatta was a great astronomer.

(b) Stories about gods and goddesses are found in the epics.

(c) Valmiki is recognized as the author of the Sanskrit Ramayana.

(d) Silappadikaram and Manimekalai are two Tamil epics.

Question 3

Make a list of the chapters in which you find mention of metal working. What are the metals objects mentioned or shown in those chapters?

Solution 3

The list of the chapters is:

  • In the earliest cities: Copper used to make tools, gold and silver to make ornaments.
  • What Books and Burials Tell us: Iron tools and weapons, ornaments of gold.
  • Kingdoms, Kings and Early Republic: Iron or mines.
  • Vital villages and Thriving Towns: Iron tools.
  • Traders, Kings and Pilgrims: Gold as a gift.
  • Buildings, Paintings and Books: Iron pillar, gold jewellery.

Question 4

Read the story on page 130 (NCERT book). In what ways is the monkey king similar to or different from the kings you read about in Chapters 6 and 11?

Solution 4

 

Similarities

Dissimilarities

The monkey king as well as the kings felt the pulse of the public.

The monkey king and his followers survived on the mango, while the other kings’ followers required proper food.

The monkey king as well as others kings worked for the welfare of the people.

The monkey king did not try to capture the other kings' property, while the other kings did capture try to kill the monkey and their king for just a fruit.

 

NCERT Solution for Class 6 History Chapter 12 - Buildings, Paintings and Books Page/Excercise 133

Question 5

Find out more and tell a story from one of the epics.

Solution 5

It is advisable to formulate the answer by the student themselves with the help of the subject teacher(s) or elder(s).

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