Maharashtra Board Class 5 EVS Solutions Part 2 Chapter 6 Stone Age: Stone Tools
Balbharti Maharashtra State Board Class 5 Environmental Studies Solutions Chapter 6 Stone Age: Stone Tools Notes,
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Maharashtra State Board Class 5 EVS Solutions Part 2 Chapter 6 Stone Age: Stone Tools
5th Std EVS 2 Digest Chapter 6 Stone Age: Stone Tools Textbook Questions and Answers
1. Fill in the blank.
(a) That period, of which the tools that we find are mainly made from stone, is called the ………………….. .
(Copper Age, Iron Age, Stone Age)
Answer: Stone Age
(b) ………………. near Nashik is a well-known Old Stone Age site in Maharashtra.
(Gangapur, Sinnar, Chandwad)
2. Find out the odd pair from the following.
a. Rajasthan – Bagor
b. Madhya Pradesh – Bhimbetka
c. Gujarat – Langhnaj
d. Maharashtra – Bijapur
Answer: d. Maharashtra – Bijapur
3. Answer the following question in brief.
(a) How did man use the percussion technique?
Percussion technique involves beating or striking one large pebble against another to obtain stone flakes.
(b) What revolution was brought about by Homo sapiens in the tool-making technique?
brought about a revolution in the tool-making technique as follows :
(i) He devised a technique of obtaining long and narrow blades of stone.
(ii) He made various implements like knife, scraper, borer and chisel from the long blades.
(iii) He also began to use ivory and rare stones of the quartz variety for making tools and other articles.
4. Compare the tools from all the three periods of the Stone Age.
|Old Stone Age||Middle Stone Age||New Stone Age|
|1. Tools were crude as these made by the percussion technique||1. The quality of tools improved. Homo sapiens brought about a revolution in technique of making tools.||1. The tools were polished and had smooth and shiny finish as new type of tool-making technique was developed.|
|2. Chopper, hand-axe and clearer were made.||2. Different tools were used for different kinds of work.||2. Tools were mainly made for agricultural work as hunting had become a secondary activity.|
|3. Large stones and their flakes were rather heavy and odd in size.||3. Tools were light weight, durable proportionate and symmetrical.||3. Tools were light weight, durable, proportionate, symmetrical and efficient.|
5. Which of the following modern machines has stone grinders?
b. Flour mill
Answer: b. Flour mill
6. Show the following places on the map of India.
a. A site of the Old Stone Age in Maharashtra.
b. A river basin with New Stone Age sites.
c. A site of the Middle Stone Age in Madhya Pradesh.
a. A site of Old Stone Age in Maharashtra : Gangapur
b. A river basin with New Stone Age site : Basin of river Ganga.
c. A site of Middle Stone Age in Madhya Pradesh: Bhimbetka
Visit various industries in your locality and collect information about the tools used there. Make a chart by classifying those tools.