Class 6 Civics Chapter 2 Diversity in Society Answers

Maharashtra Board Class 6 Civics Solutions Chapter 2 Diversity in Society

Balbharti Maharashtra State Board Class 6 Civics Solutions Chapter 2 Diversity in Society Notes

Textbook Exercise Important Questions and Answers

Maharashtra Board Class 6 Civics Solutions Chapter 2 Diversity in Society

Class 6 Civics Chapter 2 Diversity in Society Textbook Questions and Answers


1. Fill in the blanks.

(1) To live among a variety of communities is to experience……… .

Answer: oneness

(2) India is an important ……………. nation of the world.

Answer: secular

(3) Cooperation makes …………….. in society healthier.

Answer: interdenppendence

2. Answer each of the following questions in one sentence.

(1) What is meant by cooperation?

Answer: Cooperation is the process of sharing and helping each other in solving problems and removing difficulties.

(2) Why have we accepted the principle of secularism?

Answer: We have great linguistic and religious diversity in our country and in order to preserve this diversity in a sound and healthy manner, we have accepted the principle of secularism.

3. Answer the following questions in two or three sentences.

(1) What is it that shows the unity in Indian society?

Answer: There are many languages, religions, cultures, customs and traditions in Indian society. This diversity is a mark of our rich cultural heritage. As all these different communities in our country have lived together for many years, a feeling of oneness has developed among them. This feeling of oneness leads to unity in Indian society.

(2) When do conflicts arise in society?

Answer: Disputes and conflicts arise when there is lack of agreement in the opinions, ideas and views of the people. Prejudices or misconceptions about each other can also lead to conflicts.

(3) What are the advantages of cooperation?

Answer: Cooperation makes interdependence in society healthier and allows inclusion of everybody in the society. It is a process of inclusion and of moving ahead taking along all sections of society.

(4) You see two children quarrelling. What would you do?


I will ask the children to solve their dispute with a calm mind. I will ask them to be tolerant of another and to respect each other’s differences. I will also advise them to

(5) You are the Chief Minister of the School Cabinet. What are the functions you would perform?

Answer: If I were the Chief Minister of the School Cabinet then I will perform the following functions:

(i) With the help of other committee members, I will encourage students to maintain discipline and cleanliness in the school.

(ii) Monitor the day to day affairs of the school.


(1) Set up and run a Students’ Cooperative Store in your school, with the help of your teachers. Write about your experiences of this activity.

(2) Make a chart of all the rules you follow in the school and in your class and display the chart in your class.