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NCERT solutions for Class 5 Environmental Studies - Looking Around chapter 10 - Walls Tell Stories [Latest edition]

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Chapter 10: Walls Tell Stories

ThinkThink and discussTell and writeDiscussFind outArrangements for waterClose your eyes and go back in time!WriteSurvey and writeLook at the painting and tellWhat we have learnt
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Think [Page 88]

NCERT solutions for Class 5 Environmental Studies - Looking Around Chapter 10 Walls Tell StoriesThink [Page 88]

Think | Q 1 | Page 88

Why were bastions made in the fort wall?

Think | Q 2 | Page 88

Why were big holes made in them?

Think | Q 3 | Page 88

What difference would be there if you were to look from a straight flat wall or a bastion at a height? How would the soldiers find peeping from the holes in the bastions useful while attacking?

Think and discuss [Page 89]

NCERT solutions for Class 5 Environmental Studies - Looking Around Chapter 10 Walls Tell StoriesThink and discuss [Page 89]

Think and discuss | Q 1 | Page 89

How would the fountains have worked?

Think and discuss | Q 2 | Page 89

What arrangements would have been made in the building for air and light?

Think and discuss | Q 3 | Page 89

Look carefully at the picture of the beautiful carving on the wall. What kind of tools would have been used for such fine carving?

 

Think and discuss | Q 4 | Page 89

We still do not have any electricty at many places in our country. Even at places which do have electricity, imagine what would happen if there was no electricity for one week. What are the things that would be difficult to manage without it?

Tell and write [Page 90]

NCERT solutions for Class 5 Environmental Studies - Looking Around Chapter 10 Walls Tell StoriesTell and write [Page 90]

Tell and write | Q 1 | Page 90

Look carefully at the map of Golconda. On the map, arrows show all four directions.

  • If you are peeping inside from Bodli Darwaza, in which direction from you is Katora Hauz?
  • If someone is entering from Banjara Darwaza, in which direction from her is Katora Hauz?
  • In which direction will you walk from Bala Hisar to reach Moti Mahal?
  • How many gates can you see on the outer walls of the fort?
  • Count how many palaces are there in the fort?
  • What arrangements for water can you see inside the fort? For example, wells, tanks, step-wells.
Tell and write | Q 2 | Page 90

On the map, 1 cm distance is equal to a distance of 110 meters on the ground. Now tell

  • On the map, the distance between Bala Hisar and Fateh Darwaja is ____ cm. On the ground, the distance between the two would be ____ meters.
  • How far is Makai Darwaza from Fateh Darwaza?
Discuss [Page 93]

NCERT solutions for Class 5 Environmental Studies - Looking Around Chapter 10 Walls Tell StoriesDiscuss [Page 93]

Discuss | Q 1 | Page 93

Have you recently read or heard about any country attacking or going to war with another country?

Discuss | Q 2 | Page 93

Find out what was the reason for this war.

Discuss | Q 3 | Page 93

What kind of weapons were used in this war?

Discuss | Q 4 | Page 93

What kind of destruction was caused because of this?

Find out [Page 93]

NCERT solutions for Class 5 Environmental Studies - Looking Around Chapter 10 Walls Tell StoriesFind out [Page 93]

Find out | Q 1 | Page 93

The big gun that Shreedhar saw was made of bronze.

Have you seen anything made of bronze? What?
Tribal people have been using bronze to make many things for thousands of years. One wonders how they took out copper and tin from the deep mines, melted these metals, and turned them into beautiful things!

Find out | Q 2 | Page 93

The big gun that Shreedhar saw was made of bronze.

Find out from your elders about some of the things made from bronze that were, or are still used in your house. From its colour try to identify which one of them is made from copper, which is from brass, and which is from bronze.

Arrangements for water [Page 94]

NCERT solutions for Class 5 Environmental Studies - Looking Around Chapter 10 Walls Tell StoriesArrangements for water [Page 94]

Arrangements for water | Q 1 | Page 94

The picture shown here is made after seeing a very old painting of those times. Can you think why bullocks have been used here?

Arrangements for water | Q 2 | Page 94

Use your hand movement to show in which direction the drum attached to the rod moves when the bullocks move.

Arrangements for water | Q 3 | Page 94

In which direction would the ‘toothed wheel’ move?

Arrangements for water | Q 4 | Page 94

Now imagine, how would this garland of pots lift water from the well?

Arrangements for water | Q 5 | Page 94

Do you now get some idea about how the tanks could have been filled by lifting water from the wells?

Arrangements for water | Q 6 | Page 94

Where else have you seen such wheels attached to each other. For example, in the gear of a cycle or somewhere else?

Arrangements for water | Q 7 | Page 94

Look around and find out how water is pumped up from the ground to higher places?

Arrangements for water | Q 8 | Page 94

How is water pumped up using electricity? How is water lifted without electricity?

Close your eyes and go back in time! [Pages 95 - 96]

NCERT solutions for Class 5 Environmental Studies - Looking Around Chapter 10 Walls Tell StoriesClose your eyes and go back in time! [Pages 95 - 96]

Close your eyes and go back in time! | Q 1 | Page 95

What is the Sultan doing in the palace? What kind of clothes is he wearing? What dishes are being offered to him? But why does he seem so worried? And in what language is he talking?

Close your eyes and go back in time! | Q 2 | Page 95

Imagine the rooms in the palace - the beautiful carpets and curtains, the fountains on the terrace…and the sweet smell of roses and chameli - where is this coming from?

Close your eyes and go back in time! | Q 3 | Page 96

What are the different kinds of factories you can see? How many people are working there? What are they doing? What are they wearing? How long do you think they work?

Close your eyes and go back in time! | Q 4 | Page 96

Look there! See how finely those craftsmen are carving the stones using a chisel and hammer? Can you see the stone dust in the air. Do you think this stone dust would harm them in some way?

Write [Page 97]

NCERT solutions for Class 5 Environmental Studies - Looking Around Chapter 10 Walls Tell StoriesWrite [Page 97]

Write | Q 1 | Page 97

What kinds of pots have you seen around you?

Write | Q 2 | Page 97

Try to find out from your grandparents about the other kinds of pots and pans they used in their time?

Write | Q 3 | Page 97

Have you ever been to some museum or heard about it? What all things are there in a museum?

Survey and write [Page 97]

NCERT solutions for Class 5 Environmental Studies - Looking Around Chapter 10 Walls Tell StoriesSurvey and write [Page 97]

Survey and write | Q 1 | Page 97

Is there any old building or monument near your house which people come to see? If yes, name it.

Survey and write | Q 2 | Page 97

Have you ever gone to see an old monument? Which was that? Did you feel it told you a story? What could you know about those times from it?

Survey and write | Q 3 | Page 97

How old was it? How did you know?

Survey and write | Q 4 | Page 97

What was it made of?

Survey and write | Q 5 | Page 97

What colour was it?

Survey and write | Q 6 | Page 97

Were there any special kind of designs on the old building? Draw them in your notebook.

Survey and write | Q 7 | Page 97

Who used to live there in the olden days?

Survey and write | Q 8 | Page 97

What kinds of activities took place there?

Survey and write | Q 9 | Page 97

Do some people still live there?

Look at the painting and tell [Page 98]

NCERT solutions for Class 5 Environmental Studies - Looking Around Chapter 10 Walls Tell StoriesLook at the painting and tell [Page 98]

Look at the painting and tell | Q 1 | Page 98

  • What kinds of work are people doing?
  • How many men and women are working?
  • See, how they are taking the huge pillar up along the slope?
  • Is it easier to lift a heavy thing straight up or along a slope?
  • Were you able to see the man carrying water in a Mashak (leather bag)?
What we have learnt [Page 98]

NCERT solutions for Class 5 Environmental Studies - Looking Around Chapter 10 Walls Tell StoriesWhat we have learnt [Page 98]

What we have learnt | Q 1 | Page 98

Sangeeta thinks it is useless to keep old things in a museum. How would you convince her that it is important to have a museum?

What we have learnt | Q 2 | Page 98

Why do you think the chapter is named, ‘Walls Tell Stories’?

Chapter 10: Walls Tell Stories

ThinkThink and discussTell and writeDiscussFind outArrangements for waterClose your eyes and go back in time!WriteSurvey and writeLook at the painting and tellWhat we have learnt
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