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Class 6 Civics Chapter 7 Question Answers - Rural Livelihoods

Q1: What are the other works that Thulasi do besides working on the land?

Ans: Cook food, clean the house and wash clothes

Q2: What happens when crops are ruined?

Ans: Collecting firewood, getting water and grazing their cattle

Q3: How do poor families in rural areas spend their time every day?

Ans: Thulasi work on the land that belongs to others.

Q4: Where does Thulasi work?

Ans:  Thulasi works on Ramalingam's land. He has twenty acres of paddy fields in Kalpattu. 

Q5: During monsoon failure, what do the farmers do for their survival?

Ans: Borrow money

Q6: Industrial Workers are the workers who are able to work throughout the year. True/False

Ans: True

Q7: Which is the main crop that is grown in irrigated lands?

Ans: Paddy

Q8: Why do people in rural areas travel long distances?

Ans: In search of work

Q9: What are the other source of income for farmers other than farming?

Ans: Collection from the forest, animal husbandry, dairy produce, fishing etc.

Q10: Setting up of schools is the work being carried out by people in the rural areas. True/False

Ans: False

Q11: Out of every 5 rural families how many belong to the agricultural labourer's families in India?

Ans: Two

Q12: Terrace Farming is best for _______.

Ans: Paddy

Q13: What are the shops that Ramalingam owns?

Ans: In addition to land, Ramalingam owns a rice mill and seeds and pesticides shop.

Q14: Chizami village is in Phek district in _________.

Ans: Nagaland.

Q15: What the people of Chizami village do?

Ans: Terrace cultivation

Q16: What is the major occupation of the 'Kalpattu' people?

Ans: Agriculture

Q17: Where is the Chizami village located?

Ans: Nagaland

Q18: An age-old economic activity in India is _______.

Ans: Agriculture

Q19: When dose The ''Community Development Programme'' was introduced?

Ans: 1952

Q20: People use their power in democracy through _______.

Ans: Election

Q21: Farmers, agricultural labourers and fishing families are not able to work throughout the year, but factory workers can work throughout the year. True/false

Ans: True

Q22: The villagers of ''Pudupet'' earn their livelihood from ______.

Ans: Fishing

Q23: According to the chapter, Ramalingam, large farmer, in Kalpattu village borrowed money from government bank to start a ________.

Ans: Rice mill

Q24: According to the chapter what is the daily wage that Ramalingam pays to Thulasi for her labour in his lands?

Ans: Rs- 40

Q25: What is the meaning of Five Year Plan of India?

Ans: The economy of India is based on planning through its five year plans developed and executed by the Planning Commission of India.

Q26: People in many rural areas travel long distances, mainly, to _________.

Ans: search for work

Q27: What is the percentage of small farmers in India?

Ans: 80 percent

Q28: What is the percentage of large farmers in India?

Ans: 20 percent

Q29: Name the Indian state where the Terrace farming is popular.

Ans: Nagaland

Q30: What are civic life of the society?

Ans: The activities that are carried on in the society, the family, the school and the neighbourhood are called the civic life of the society.

Q31: People prepare their land for growing paddy crop in the month of ___________.

Ans: June.

Q32: What is the percentage of Indians living in villages?

Ans: Nearly 65% of Indians are living in the villages.

Q33: What is the important sources of livelihood for the families of some villages in central India?

Ans: Farming and collecting forest produces.

Q34: List some non-farm work of the villagers in Kalpattu village?

Ans: Making of baskets, utensil, pots etc. There are people who provide services such as nurses, washer men, weavers, barbers, tailors etc.

Q35: What is agriculture?

Ans: The term agriculture is derived from Latin word ager or agri meaning soil and culture meaning cultivation or tilling of soil.

Q36: Where is Pudupet village situated?

Ans: Pudupet village is situated in Tamil Nadu on the coastal line.

Q37: Name the units of civic life.

Ans: There are three units of civic life namely the family, the school and the neighbourhood.

Q38: Who was the first Prime Minister to present the Five Year Plan of India?

Ans: Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru

Q39: What was zamindari system?

Ans: It was the system in which the land was mostly owned by big landlords called zamindars.

Q40: How can citizens take part in civic life?

Ans: The citizens should work towards the betterment of their community through public and volunteer work and other efforts to improve life of all citizens.

Q41: Vicious circle of poverty is the cause of backwardness of agriculture. True/False

Ans: True

Q42: What do we call to an institution which recieves deposits of money or of credit and which seeks profits through the extension or sale of its own credit?

Ans: Bank

Q43: Define private debt.

Ans: Loans which an individual takes for his/her personal consumption from other people or institutions.

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1. What are rural livelihoods?
Ans. Rural livelihoods refer to the means by which people in rural areas sustain their livelihoods, including their sources of income, employment opportunities, and access to basic necessities such as food, water, and shelter.
2. What are the challenges faced by rural communities in sustaining their livelihoods?
Ans. Rural communities often face challenges such as limited access to resources, lack of infrastructure, limited employment opportunities, inadequate education and skills, climate change impacts, and limited market access, which can hinder their ability to sustain their livelihoods.
3. How do rural communities diversify their livelihoods?
Ans. Rural communities can diversify their livelihoods by exploring various income-generating activities such as agriculture, livestock rearing, handicraft production, tourism, and non-farm activities. They can also enhance their skills and knowledge to adapt to changing market needs and avail themselves of government support programs.
4. What role does agriculture play in rural livelihoods?
Ans. Agriculture plays a crucial role in rural livelihoods as it provides a source of income, employment, and food security for rural communities. It also contributes to the overall economic development of rural areas and helps in reducing poverty.
5. How can governments support rural livelihoods?
Ans. Governments can support rural livelihoods by investing in rural infrastructure development, promoting agriculture and rural industries, providing access to credit and financial services, improving education and skills training, implementing social protection programs, and facilitating market access for rural products.
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