The Class 5 EVS chapter 13 A Shelter so High talks about the different types of culture, climate and houses found in different parts of India.
The chapter is a traveller’s tale, a story about a traveller named Gaurav Jani, who visits different parts of India and sees different types of houses. He learns that the type of house that people live in depends on a number of factors, like climate, availability of materials, and the lifestyle.
The traveller’s journey teaches them about the diversity of India and the different ways that people live in different parts of the country. He also learns about the importance of shelter and various types of shelters.
Our Class 5 EVS chapter 13 worksheet covers a variety of questions to help students grasp the topic in a fun and interactive way.
Moreover, our free printable Worksheet are designed in a way to help students understand the topic in a step by step and easy way.
Also, do not forget to download our free printable NCERT Solutions for Class 5 EVS Chapter 13 PDF.
A Shelter so High Worksheet
A Shelter so High Questions and Answers
Q. What all things did Gaurav Jani carried with him?
Ans. Gaurav Jani packed a small tent, sleeping bag, plastic sheet, warm clothes and food that would remain fresh for some days. He also took his camera and extra cans for petrol.
Q. What is the meaning of the word “Changthang?”
Ans. In the language of the Changpa ‘Changthang’ means a place where very few people live.
Q. Write the similarities in the life of Bakarwal people and the Changpas.
Ans. Similarities in the life of Bakarwal people and the Changpas:
a. Both the Bakarwals and the Changpas live in the mountains of Jammu and Kashmir.
b. Both of them move from one place to another, and keep on wandering.
c. Both of them are dependent on animals like goat, yak, sheep, etc. They earn their livelihood by selling the wool obtained from these animals.
Q. Why does weaving of Pashmina Shawl takes so much time?
Ans. The fine hair cannot be woven on machines, and so weavers of Kashmir make these shawls by hand. This is a long and difficult process. After almost 250 hours of weaving, one plain Pashmina shawl is made.
Class 5 EVS chapter 13 Extra Questions
- Gaurav Jani’s motorcycle name __.
a. Lonely b. Viber c. Friend d. Loner
- It took __ days to cover 1400 kilometres from Mumbai to Delhi.
a. Four b. Three c. Five d. Six
- In which direction does one have to travel while going from Mumbai to Leh?
a. East b. West c. North d. South
- Changpa’s life depends on __.
a. Animals b. Vegetables c. Snakes d. Fish
- Manali is situated in __.
a. Plain area b. Hilly area c. Sandy area d. None
- Pashmina shawl is made from __.
a. Sheep b. Mountain goat c. Natural gas d. Petrol
- What kind of roof do the house in mountains have?
a. Mansard b. Butterfly c. Sloppy d. Plain
Class 5 EVS chapter 13 Fill in the Blanks
- Delhi looked just like _.
- The _ is the most important part of the people of Leh.
- Many families in Srinagar live in a _.
- In Changthang temperature drops below _.
- _ shawl is as warm as six sweaters.
- A Pashmina shawl is as warm as _ sweaters.
- Tourists who come to Srinagar love to stay in _.
What do you get in Class 5 EVS A Shelter so High PDF
- Printable EVS Worksheet in A4 PDF format.
- Free to download and easy to print at home.
- Answer key available at the last page.
- Wholly based on latest NCERT syllabus and pattern.
- Progressive approach with increasing difficulty level.