(i) What is a festival?
(a) A type of food
(b) A celebration or special event
(c) A type of animal
(d) A new toy
A festival is a celebration or special event where people come together to enjoy and have fun.
(ii) Which of the following is NOT a festival?
Monday is not a festival. The other options are all different festivals celebrated by various communities.
(iii) On Diwali, people light which of the following?
(a) Candles and diyas
(b) Firecrackers indoors
(c) Water balloons
On Diwali, people light candles and diyas to decorate their homes and bring light into their lives.
(iv) What festival is celebrated by decorating a Christmas tree?
Christmas is celebrated by decorating a Christmas tree and exchanging gifts.
(v) During which festival do children get colorful eggs as a treat?
(c) New Year's Day
During Easter, children get colorful eggs as a treat after hunting for them.
(i) Friends and families come ______ during festivals.
Ans: Friends and families come Together during festivals.
(ii) The Republic Day parade starts from the ______Hills.
Ans: The Republic Day parade starts from the Raisina Hills.
(iii) _____ is celebrated after the month of Ramzan.
Ans: Eid is celebrated after the month of Ramzan.
(iv) Parsis celebrate ______.
Ans: Parsis celebrate Navroz.
(v) ______ is given to people on Gurupurab.
Ans: Karah Parsad is given to people on Gurupurab.
(i) What do you know about the festivals celebrated in the southern part of India?
Ans: The rich and vibrant culture of South India is reflected in the unique festivals of each state. Some of them are Onam, Mysore Dasara, Pongal etc.
(ii) Name the three national festivals of India.
Ans: National Festivals of India are:
(iii) How is Diwali celebrated?
Ans: During Diwali, people wear their new clothes, illuminate the interior and exterior of their homes with diyas and rangoli, perform worship ceremonies of Lakshmi, the goddess of prosperity and wealth, light fireworks, and partake in family feasts, where mithai (sweets) and gifts are shared.
(iv) How is Eid celebrated?
Ans: During the Eid celebration, Muslims greet each other by saying 'Eid Mubarak. As it comes after a month of fasting, sweet dishes and foods are often prepared and consumed during the celebration.
(v) What is the Guru Granth Sahib?
Ans: The Guru Granth Sahib gives Sikhs guidance on how to live their lives. It teaches them about the oneness of humanity. Within the Guru Granth Sahib, the hymns and poems express the importance of the equality of all humans.
|1. What are some popular festivals celebrated in Class 2?|
|2. How can festivals be celebrated in Class 2?|
|3. What is the importance of celebrating festivals in Class 2?|
|4. How can teachers involve students in festival celebrations in Class 2?|
|5. How can parents contribute to festival celebrations in Class 2?|