Diversity and Discrimination Class 6 Civics Chapter 2 Ncert

Class 6 Civics Chapter 2 Diversity and Discrimination Ncert Solutions are provided here. NCERT Intext and End Exercise questions of Class 6 Civics Chapter 2 Diversity and Discrimination.

Class 6 Civics Chapter 2 : Diversity and Discrimination

Diversity and Discrimination is the second chapter of NCERT Text book of Class 6 Civics. The end exercise and intext questions are comprised of the topics – Diversity and Discrimination, Difference and Prejudice, Inequality and Discrimination, Striving to Equality ,etc.

Chapter 2 : Diversity and Discrimination ( Ncert Solutions)

ChapterChapter 2 : Diversity and Discrimination
SubjectCivics ( Political Science )
Class 6th – ( Class VI )
Study MaterialNCERT intext and End Exercise Solutions
Total Questions 4 Questions
Text Book NameSocial and Political Life – I
[ NCERT Text Book in Civics for Class VI ]

NCERT Solutions Class 6 Civics Chapter 2 : Diversity and Discrimination

Ques. 1 : Match the following statements in way that challenges stereotypes

a. Two surgeons were sitting down to lunch when one of them made a call on the mobile phone1. suffers from chronic asthma
b. The boy who won the drawing competition went to the dias2. to become an astronaut which she did.
c. One of the fastest athletes in the world3. to speak with her daughter who had just returned from school.
d. She was not that well-off but had a dream4. on a wheelchair to collect his prize.

Ans. The correct order of the match the following is given in below table –

a. Two surgeons were sitting down to lunch when one of them made a call on the mobile phone3. to speak with her daughter who had just returned from school.
b. The boy who won the drawing competition went to the dias4. on a wheelchair to collect his prize.
c. One of the fastest athletes in the world1. suffers from chronic asthma
d. She was not that well-off but had a dream2. to become an astronaut which she did.

Correct statement are –

  • a. Two surgeons were sitting down to lunch when one of them made a call on the mobile phone to speak with her daughter who had just returned from school.
  • b. The boy who won the drawing competition went to the dias on a wheelchair to collect his prize.
  • c. One of the fastest athletes in the world suffers from chronic asthma
  • d. She was not that well-off but had a dream to become an astronaut which she did.

Ques. 2 : How can the stereotype that girls are a burden on their parents affect the life of a daughter? Imagine this situation and list at least five different effects that this stereotype can have on the way daughters get treated in the house
Ans. The stereotypes that girls are burden on their parents affect the life of a daughter in the following ways –

  • They are not given proper education.
  • They are not properly cared. They don’t get proper love and care from parents.
  • They are also not allowed to attend school. Some are forced to leave after primary classes.
  • They are forced to get married at early age.
  • They are forced to do household work at very early age.

Ques. 3 : What does the Constitution say with regard to equality? Why do you think it is important for all people to be equal?
Ans. Our constitution says that –

  • All the person(every citizen) in the country have equal rights.
  • All are equal to compete for government job.
  • People are free to choose any kind of work they wish to do.
  • Untouchability is a crime.

It is important for all people to be equal because no person on our society should be discriminated against each other. Inequality is curse for our society.

When the society become classless and groupless , there is no place for inequality.

All the person/citizens of the country should be treated equal for the development and growth of our society.

Ques. 4 : Sometimes people make prejudiced comments in our presence. We are often not in a position to do anything about this because it is difficult to say something right then and there.
Divide the class into groups and each group discuss what they could do in one of the following situations:

  • a. A friend begins to tease a classmate because he is poor.
  • b. You are watching TV with your family and one of them makes a prejudicial comment about a particular religious community.
  • c. Children in your class refuse to share their food with a particular person because they think she is dirty.
  • d. Someone tells you a joke that makes fun of a community because of their accent.
  • e. Some boys make remarks about girls not being able to play games as well as them.

Discuss in class what the different groups have suggested for the above situations, and also talk about the problems that can come up when raising the issue.

Ans (a). When i finds that a friends begins to tease a classmate because he is poor then i will tell my friend not to behave in this manner. I will tell him that instead of teasing him, we should help him in studies.

Ans (b). During watching TV with our family if i finds that one of our family member make a prejudicial comment about a particular religious community then i will not appreciate this act of my family member. I would stop him/her to do such prejudicial comment again. I will request him to respect all religion.

Ans (c). If i see that my classmate does not share their food with particular person because they think she is dirty, then i will suggest my classmates to be friendly with her .More over i will be sharing my food with her. And will guide other students to do friendship with her.

Ans (d). If someone tells us a joke that makes fun of a community because of their accent, then i will not take any part in this type of joke and will leave the place. I will prefer not to involve in such peoples talk because they have cheap mentality

Ans (e). If i find that some of my friends make remarks about girls not being able to play games as well as them then i will make then to search on internet about Kalpana Chawla, Sunita Williams, Indira Gandhi and other famous and intelligent girls/women in the field of sports, space, politics etc. In this modern era all are equal .

Diversity and Discrimination FAQs

Q. What do understand by Prejudice ?

Ans. Prejudice means to judge other people negatively or see them as inferior. When we think that only one particular way is the best and right way to do things we often end up not respecting others, who may prefer to do things differently.

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