(i) House son stilts are seen in places where heavy ______ occurs.
Ans: House son stilts are seen in places where heavy Rainfall occurs.
Houses in stilts are built in the areas of heavy rainfall. This type of house is common in some parts of South East Asia and West Africa.
(ii) Bricks are used with ______ to make pucca houses.
Ans: Bricks are used with Cement to make pucca houses.
Bricks, cement, stones, metal and pipe and wire lines are materials used to make pucca houses.
(iii) A ______has many rooms.
Ans: A House has many rooms.
(iv) Houses protect us from wild ______.
Ans: Houses protect us from wild Animals.
A house protects us from the sun, the wind, the cold and the rains. It also protects us from wild animals and keeps us safe from anti-social elements.
1. Igloo - found in cold region
Igloos are built out of bricks of ice.
2. Houseboat - found in Kashmir
A boathouse (or a boat house) is a building especially designed for the storage of boats, normally smaller craft for sports or leisure use.
3. Sunlight - essential for a good house
Natural lighting will reduce the production of harmful bacteria and organisms that can grow in any house.
4. Can be carried - tent
A tent can be carried along.
5. Kachcha house - mud flooring
The walls and/or roof of which are made of material other than those mentioned above, such as un- burnt bricks, bamboo, mud, grass, reeds, thatch, loosely packed stones, etc. are treated as Kachcha houses.
(i) Tents/lgloos/Apartments are seen in multi-storeyed buildings.
Ans: Apartments are seen in multi-storeyed buildings.
An apartment is a room or set of rooms fitted especially with housekeeping facilities and usually leased as a dwelling.
(ii) Stilt houses are built on steel/iron/bamboo poles.
Ans: Stilt houses are built on Bamboo poles
Stilt houses are houses built on elevated platforms.
(iii) A hut/igloo/caravan is a mobile house.
Ans: Caravan is a mobile house.
A mobile home is a large caravan that people live in and that usually remains in the same place, but which can be pulled to another place using a car or van.
(iv) Sloping/Flat/Thatched roofs are seen in hot regions.
Ans: Flat roofs are seen in hot regions.
Flat roofs are used in hot regions or in the areas having moderate rainfall and no snowfall. They are used for the buildings in plain areas.
(i) Why are sloping roofs seen in cold regions?
Ans: Houses are built according to the climate and material available in that area. In the hilly areas, houses with sloping roofs are preferred so that snow and water may slip down.
(ii) What are the essential factors necessary in a good house?
Ans: Some essential factors for a god house are:
(iii) How are bungalows and multi-storeyed buildings different from one another?
Ans: Multi-storeyed buildings has got more floors but is smaller than the villa in terms of area. Bungalow is usually referred to as the isolated property that is surrounded by the garden area, parking area and is at distance with other houses. Even though space is meant for a single family it may have multiple floors.
(iv) How are pucca houses different from kachcha houses?
(v) Name some materials used for making houses.
Ans: Bricks, cement, sand, concrete, wood and iron rod are used in making my house.
|1. What is the importance of having a home?
|2. How can I make my home more comfortable?
|3. How can I make my home more energy-efficient?
|4. How can I maintain the cleanliness of my home?
|5. How can I create a welcoming atmosphere in my home?