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Work and dignity - class-V

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Flooding occur due to the which of the following water bodies ?

  1. Rivers

  2. Lakes

  3. Oceans

  4. All


Correct Option: D
Explanation:

A flood is an overflow of water that submerges land that is usually dry. Flooding may occur as an overflow of water from water bodies, such as a river, lake, or ocean, in which the water overtops or breaks levees, resulting in some of that water escaping its usual boundaries, or it may occur due to an accumulation of rainwater on saturated ground in an areal flood. While the size of a lake or other body of water will vary with seasonal changes in precipitation and snow melt, these changes in size are unlikely to be considered significant unless they flood property or drown domestic animals.

Which among the following work is performed by worker bees ?

  1. Collective nectar

  2. Protection of the hive

  3. Forming wax

  4. All


Correct Option: D
Explanation:

Many insects, just like the humans live in colonies. eg Honeybees, ants, termites, wasps, etc. In the hive of honey bees, three kinds of bees are found; a Queen bee, some male drones and worker honeybees. Queen bee and male drones are only for reproduction whereas, all the work is done by the worker bees which includes collecting nectar from different flowers, forming wax and making hives, cleaning and protecting the hives from enemies.

Pucca Houses usually survive floods.

  1. True

  2. False


Correct Option: A
Explanation:

A flood is an overflow of water that submerges land that is usually dry. Flooding may occur as an overflow of water from water bodies, such as a river, lake, or ocean, in which the water overtops or breaks levees, resulting in some of that water escaping its usual boundaries, or it may occur due to an accumulation of rainwater on saturated ground in an areal flood. The size of a lake or other body of water will vary with seasonal changes in precipitation and snow melt. Flooding causes huge destruction of houses, agricultural fields and causes great harm to humans and animals. Pucca houses usually survive floods, but Kutcha houses can't withstand floods.

Size of a water body like lake varies according to the seasons.

  1. True

  2. False


Correct Option: A
Explanation:

A flood is an overflow of water that submerges land that is usually dry. Flooding may occur as an overflow of water from water bodies, such as a river, lake, or ocean, in which the water overtops or breaks levees, resulting in some of that water escaping its usual boundaries, or it may occur due to an accumulation of rainwater on saturated ground in an areal flood. While the size of a lake or other body of water will vary with seasonal changes in precipitation and snow melt, these changes in size are unlikely to be considered significant unless they flood property or drown domestic animals.

A __________ is an overflow of water that submerges land that is usually dry.

  1. Hailstorm

  2. Rain

  3. Flood

  4. All


Correct Option: C
Explanation:

A flood is an overflow of water that submerges land that is usually dry. Flooding may occur as an overflow of water from water bodies, such as a river, lake, or ocean, in which the water overtops or breaks levees, resulting in some of that water escaping its usual boundaries, or it may occur due to an accumulation of rainwater on saturated ground in an areal flood. While the size of a lake or other body of water will vary with seasonal changes in precipitation and snow melt, these changes in size are unlikely to be considered significant unless they flood property or drown domestic animals.

Queen bee and male drones work only for __________.

  1. Collecting nectar

  2. Reproduction

  3. Both

  4. None


Correct Option: B
Explanation:

Many insects, just like the humans live in colonies. eg Honeybees, ants, termites, wasps, etc. In the hive of honey bees, three kinds of bees are found; a Queen bee, some male drones and worker honeybees. Queen bee and male drones are only for reproduction whereas, all the work is done by the worker bees which includes collecting nectar from different flowers, forming wax and making hives, cleaning and protecting the hives from enemies.

Flooding causes destruction of which of the following things ?

  1. Houses

  2. Agricultural fields

  3. Both

  4. Only 2


Correct Option: C
Explanation:

A flood is an overflow of water that submerges land that is usually dry. Flooding may occur as an overflow of water from water bodies, such as a river, lake, or ocean, in which the water overtops or breaks levees, resulting in some of that water escaping its usual boundaries, or it may occur due to an accumulation of rainwater on saturated ground in an areal flood. The size of a lake or other body of water will vary with seasonal changes in precipitation and snow melt. Flooding causes huge destruction of houses, agricultural fields and causes great harm to humans and animals. Pucca houses usually survive floods, but Kutcha houses can't withstand floods.

Eskimos are houses built in extremely cold areas.

  1. True

  2. False


Correct Option: B
Explanation:

The area around the north pole is extremely cold and is covered with snow throughout the year but even then people live there. They are called as Eskimos and type of houses they build are called at Igloos.

Kutcha houses are cooler than Pucca houses.

  1. True

  2. False


Correct Option: A
Explanation:

In deserts, most of the houses are Kutcha houses as Kutcha houses are cooler as compared to Pucca Houses. Secondly, deserts have less rainfall so there is less chance of falling of these houses. Thus, due to climate and materials available there, Kutcha houses are common there.

Which among the following insects live in colonies ?

  1. Honeybees

  2. Ants

  3. Termites

  4. All


Correct Option: D
Explanation:

Many insects, just like the humans live in colonies. eg Honeybees, ants, termites, wasps, etc. In the hive of honey bees, three kinds of bees are found; a Queen bee, some male drones and worker honeybees. Queen bee and male drones are only for reproduction whereas, all the work is done by the worker bees which includes collecting nectar from different flowers, forming wax and making hives, cleaning and protecting the hives from enemies.

Honeybees are of ________ types.

  1. 2

  2. 3

  3. 4

  4. 5


Correct Option: B
Explanation:

Many insects, just like the humans live in colonies. eg Honeybees, ants, termites, wasps, etc. In the hive of honey bees, three kinds of bees are found; a Queen bee, some male drones and worker honeybees. Queen bee and male drones are only for reproduction whereas, all the work is done by the worker bees which includes collecting nectar from different flowers, forming wax and making hives, cleaning and protecting the hives from enemies.

Wood houses are mostly built in ____________.

  1. Deserts

  2. Lakes

  3. Forests

  4. Cities


Correct Option: C
Explanation:

In the forests, most of the houses are readily available. So most of the houses are built up with wood. Wooden pillars are raised and wooden houses are built on them so that water doesn't enter. In the forests, single room houses are built on the trees for protection from the wild animals. Nowadays, these type of houses are built for enjoyment and are called as tree houses. Another type of houses built for enjoyment are found in the lakes of Kashmir and Kerala. These are called boat houses. They have big, well and furnished rooms. These houses float on the water. Tourists stay in these houses.

Igloos are normally found in areas around the _________.

  1. Equator

  2. Tropic of Cancer

  3. Tropic of Capricon

  4. North Pole


Correct Option: D
Explanation:

The area around the north pole is extremely cold and is covered with snow throughout the year but even then people live there. They are called as Eskimos and type of houses they build are called at Igloos.

Boat Houses are built in the lakes of _________.

  1. Kashmir

  2. Kerala

  3. Both

  4. None


Correct Option: C
Explanation:

In the forests, most of the houses are readily available. So most of the houses are built up with wood. Wooden pillars are raised and wooden houses are built on them so that water doesn't enter. In the forests, single room houses are built on the trees for protection from the wild animals. Nowadays, these type of houses are built for enjoyment and are called as tree houses. Another type of houses built for enjoyment are found in the lakes of Kashmir and Kerala. These are called boat houses. They have big, well and furnished rooms. These houses float on the water. Tourists stay in these houses.

Type of houses most common in desert areas are _________.

  1. Pucca Houses

  2. Kutcha Houses

  3. Igloos

  4. Flats


Correct Option: B
Explanation:

In deserts, most of the houses are Kutcha houses as Kutcha houses are cooler as compared to Pucca Houses. Secondly, deserts have less rainfall so there is less chance of falling of these houses. Thus, due to climate and materials available there, Kutcha houses are common there.

Bhagat Singh wanted to humiliate Bogha.

  1. True

  2. False


Correct Option: B
Explanation:

To understand the concept of dignity and its relationship with work, let us understand a small story about Bhagat Singh. When Bhagat Singh was in jail, there were no toilets like we have nowadays. So all the cleaning was done by sweepers. A sweeper named Bogha used to come and clean Bhagat Singh's cell. One day Bhagat Singh asked Bogha to cook food for him. He was very surprised. He told Bhagat Singh that he was a sweeper. Why did Bhagat Singh want to eat food cooked by him ? Bhagat Singh replied very respectfully that when he was child, his mother used to clean his excreta and now Bogha has done that for him. It was actually a honour given by Bhagat Singh to Bogha for his work.

In the hilly areas, sand is more easily available than stones.

  1. True

  2. False


Correct Option: B
Explanation:

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. Besides, stones are easily available there than sand. Hence stones are mostly used to build houses in these areas. Even the roofs are made up of slate stone.

Pucca Houses have ______ on the roof which supports the roof.

  1. Hay

  2. Lintel

  3. Mud

  4. None


Correct Option: B
Explanation:

Big cities have larger population but less area. So, multi storied buildings are built so that more and more people can live in less area. Houses in these buildings are called as flats.
Igloos on the other hand are houses made of snow. They are built in extremely cold areas where there snow all round the year. These are houses for the tribe called Eskimos. Pucca houses have a lintel on the roof. This supports the roof and the entire structure.

Houses built in multi storied buildings in cities are called as ___________.

  1. Flats

  2. Kutcha houses

  3. Pucca Houses

  4. None


Correct Option: A
Explanation:

Big cities have larger population but less area. So, multi storied buildings are built so that more and more people can live in less area. Houses in these buildings are called as flats.

The roofs in the hilly areas are mostly made up of _________.

  1. Wood

  2. Slate stone

  3. Cement

  4. None


Correct Option: B
Explanation:

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. Besides, stones are easily available there than sand. Hence stones are mostly used to build houses in these areas. Even the roofs are made up of slate stone.

Bhagat Singh wanted to ____________ Bogha.

  1. Honour

  2. Fight

  3. Teach

  4. None


Correct Option: A
Explanation:

To understand the concept of dignity and its relationship with work, let us understand a small story about Bhagat Singh. When Bhagat Singh was in jail, there were no toilets like we have nowadays. So all the cleaning was done by sweepers. A sweeper named Bogha used to come and clean Bhagat Singh's cell. One day Bhagat Singh asked Bogha to cook food for him. He was very surprised. He told Bhagat Singh that he was a sweeper. Why did Bhagat Singh want to eat food cooked by him ? Bhagat Singh replied very respectfully that when he was child, his mother used to clean his excreta and now Bogha has done that for him. It was actually a honour given by Bhagat Singh to Bogha for his work.

Which of the following houses are built with snow ?

  1. Kutcha House

  2. Igloos

  3. Pucca House

  4. Flats


Correct Option: B
Explanation:

Igloos are houses made of snow. They are built in extremely cold areas where there is snow all round the year. These are houses for the tribe called Eskimos.

The work of a doctor can be classified as a work which requires ___________.

  1. Physical hard work

  2. Mental hard work

  3. Both

  4. None


Correct Option: B
Explanation:

Basically, there are two types of work : 
1) One which requires physical hard work - like Cleaning the House, Farming, dairy, etc.
2) One which requires mental hard work - Teaching, Bank Job, the work of a doctor etc.

When ________ was in jail, a person named Bogha used to clean his cell.

  1. Mahatma Gandhi

  2. B.G Tilak

  3. Bhagat Singh

  4. Jawaharlal Nehru


Correct Option: C
Explanation:

To understand the concept of dignity and its relationship with work, let us understand a small story about Bhagat Singh. When Bhagat Singh was in jail, there were no toilets like we have nowadays. So all the cleaning was done by sweepers. A sweeper named Bogha used to come and clean Bhagat Singh's cell. One day Bhagat Singh asked Bogha to cook food for him. He was very surprised. He told Bhagat Singh that he was a sweeper. Why did Bhagat Singh want to eat food cooked by him ? Bhagat Singh replied very respectfully that when he was child, his mother used to clean his excreta and now Bogha has done that for him. It was actually a honour given by Bhagat Singh to Bogha for his work.

Bogha was a _________.

  1. Sweeper

  2. Watchman

  3. Jail Inmate of Bhagat Singh

  4. None


Correct Option: A
Explanation:

To understand the concept of dignity and its relationship with work, let us understand a small story about Bhagat Singh. When Bhagat Singh was in jail, there were no toilets like we have nowadays. So all the cleaning was done by sweepers. A sweeper named Bogha used to come and clean Bhagat Singh's cell. One day Bhagat Singh asked Bogha to cook food for him. He was very surprised. He told Bhagat Singh that he was a sweeper. Why did Bhagat Singh want to eat food cooked by him ? Bhagat Singh replied very respectfully that when he was child, his mother used to clean his excreta and now Bogha has done that for him. It was actually a honour given by Bhagat Singh to Bogha for his work.

Bhagat Singh wanted Bogha to _______ for him.

  1. Cook

  2. Fight

  3. Sweep

  4. None


Correct Option: A
Explanation:

To understand the concept of dignity and its relationship with work, let us understand a small story about Bhagat Singh. When Bhagat Singh was in jail, there were no toilets like we have nowadays. So all the cleaning was done by sweepers. A sweeper named Bogha used to come and clean Bhagat Singh's cell. One day Bhagat Singh asked Bogha to cook food for him. He was very surprised. He told Bhagat Singh that he was a sweeper. Why did Bhagat Singh want to eat food cooked by him ? Bhagat Singh replied very respectfully that when he was child, his mother used to clean his excreta and now Bogha has done that for him. It was actually a honour given by Bhagat Singh to Bogha for his work.

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