Q.1. Who is Aftab in the chapter?
Q.2. Name some roadside stalls.
Q.3. How buyers are differently placed?
Q.4. Why branded goods are expensive as compared to non-branded goods?
Q.5. Why don’t we buy directly from the factory or from the farm?
Q.6. How are shops in neighborhood useful to us?
Q.7. Why is a wholesale trader necessary?
Q.8. Why are things cheap in the weekly market?
Q.9. Why do people go to a weekly market? Give three reasons.
Q.10. Write about Aftab - The wholesaler in the city.
Q.11. From where do you think shop-owners procure their goods?
Q.12. Why do people not bargain in shops located in malls whereas they bargain in weekly markets?
Q.13. ‘Buying and selling can take place without going to a marketplace.’ Explain this statement with the help of examples.
Q.14. What are the different kinds of shops that you find in your neighbourhood? What do you purchase from them?
Q.15. Explain how a chain of markets is formed. What purpose does it serve?