NCERT Solutions for Class 6 Social Science Civics Urban Livelihoods

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NCERT Class 6 Social Science Chapter Wise Solutions

History – Our Pasts Part I

  • Chapter 1 – What, Where, How and when?
  • Chapter 2 – On The Trial of the Earliest People
  • Chapter 3 – From Gathering to Growing Food
  • Chapter 4 – In the Earliest Cities
  • Chapter 5 – What Books and Burials Tell Us
  • Chapter 6 – Kingdoms, Kings and an Early Republic
  • Chapter 7 – New Questions and Ideas
  • Chapter 8 – Ashoka, The Emperor Who gave Up War
  • Chapter 9 – Vital, Villages and Pilgrims
  • Chapter 10 – Traders, Kings and Pilgrims
  • Chapter 11 – New Empires and Kingdoms
  • Chapter 12 – Bulidings, Paintings and Books

Geography – The Earth Our Habitat Part I

  • Chapter 1 – The Earth in the Solar System
  • Chapter 2 – Globe:  Latitudes and Longitudes
  • Chapter 3 – Motions of the Earth
  • Chapter 4 – Maps
  • Chapter 5 – Major Landforms of the Earth
  • Chapter 6 – Major Domains of the Earth
  • Chapter 7 – Our Country – India
  • Chapter 8 –  India: Climate, Vegetation and Wildlife


  • Chapter 1 –  Understanding Diversity
  • Chapter 2 –  Diversity and Discrimination
  • Chapter 3 – What is Government
  • Chapter 4 – Key Elements of a Democratic Government
  • Chapter 5 – Panchayati Raj
  • Chapter 6 – Rural Administration

NCERT solutions for Class 6 Social Science Civics urban livelihoods

Question 1. Read and discuss the following description of the living conditions of workers who come to the labour chowk. Most workers that we find at the labour chowk cannot afford permanent accommodation and so sleep on pavements near the chowk, or they pay Rs 6 a night for a bed at a nearby night shelter run by the Municipal Corporation. To compensate for the lack of security, local tea and cigarette shops function as banks, moneylenders and safety lockers, all rolled into one. Most workers leave their tools at these shops for the night for safekeeping, and pass on any extra money to them. The shopkeepers keep the money safely and also offer loans to labourers in need.

Answer :

  1. These labourers at labour chowk are daily wages who work as helpers to masons.
  2. Most of them on a casual basis i.e they are required to come as and when the employer needs them.
  3. They cannot afford permanent accommodation so sleep on pavements near the chowk.
  4. Shopkeepers works as bank for them and also keep their tools for the night for sleeping.
  5. Their daily earning is not sure. Their economic position is unbalanced.

Question 2. Complete the following table and discuss how their work is different:

NamePlace of WorkEarningsSecurity of WorkBenefits ReceivedWork on their own or employed
Bachchu ManjhiRs 100 per day
Harpreet, VandanaWork on their own
NirmalaNo security
SudhaCompanyRs 30,000 pm


NamePlace of WorkEarningsSecurity of WorkBenefits ReceivedWork on their own or employed
Bachchu ManjhiRickshaw pullerRs 100 per dayNo securityno benefitsOwn
Harpreet, VandanaGarment showroomGood earningsYes, license to do businessGrowth in the businessWork on their own
NirmalaGarment FactoryRs 80 per day for 8 hoursNo securityRs 40 extra for overtimeEmployed
SudhaCompanyRs 30,000 pmSecuredMedical Facilities , Provident Fund, Medical leaves national holidays, Medical leavesEmployed

Question 3. In what ways is a permanent and regular job different from a casual job? Discuss.

Answer: Permanent and regular job:

  1. In these types of jobs employees get regular salary every month and the jobs are secure.
  2. They have fixed working hours and fixed salaries.
  3. They were also provided some facilities such as medical facilities, all national holidays, annual leaves , provident fund and savings for old age etc.

Casual job:

  1. Casual workers avail no job security.
  2. Their jobs are on temporary basis.
  3. The people were employed on daily wages.
  4. They were provided Rs. 70 to Rs. 100 per day. They get wages on day basis or hourly basis.
  5. Casual jobs are provided by private factories when their season is on full swing.
  6. They do not get other benefits like permanent employees.

Question 4. What benefits does Sudha get along with her salary?

Answer: Sudha is a permanent worker with a company enjoys the following benefits with her salary:

  1. She is having the permanent job and that is secured.
  2. She will get the facility for saving for old age as Provident Fund.
  3. She will get the medical facilities for her and her family members.
  4. She gets medical leave.
  5. She gets off on every Sunday national holidays and also gets some annual leaves.

Question 5. Fill in the following table to show the services provided by people in the markets which you visit frequently. Name of the shop or office and Nature of the service provided.

Answer :

Name of the shop or officeNature of the service provided
(i) General storeGrocery items
(ii) Books storeBooks of different level, stationery items, pens, pencils, etc.
(iii) Chemist shopDifferent types of medicines
(iv) Milk dairy booth.Milk, curd, ice-cream and different types of vegetables.
(v)Electricity officeTo deposit electricity bill and to complaint against the supply of electricity if any.

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