The chapter “Eating Together” is Chapter 11 from the Let’s Look Around and Learn Environmental Studies textbook for students of Class 4 of JKBOSE. This particular post is precisely about Abdul in the Garden Chapter 10 Question Answers. In the last post, you have already read about Question Answers of Chapter 10 Abdul in the Garden. Let’s get started:
Eating Together Class 4 Question Answers
The chapter “Eating Together” describes to the students the occasion we eat together. There are occasions like weddings, parties, festivals etc. Students can eat together at school during Mid-day meals. Here are the Question Answers to Eating Together:
Write in the Notebook Page 92
1. Do you like to eat with others?
Ans. Yes, I like to eat with others.
2. On what occasions do you eat together with your friends?
Ans. We eat together at festivals and parties.
3. Have you ever had a party in your class? When? What did you do to arrange a party?
Ans. Yes. A party was arranged on the day of “Children’s day”. Every student in our class brought cooked food and other eatables like cold drinks, juices and ice cream etc. We ate together and enjoyed ourselves a lot. We also arranged a cultural program where many students sang and danced together
4. What did you and your classmates bring to the party?
Ans. I and my classmates brought cooked food and other eatables such as cake, pastries, samosa and cold drinks to the party.
5. Write the name of things, you ate at the party.
Ans. We all ate food brought from home, cold drinks, cake, pastries, samosa, ice cream etc. at the party.
6. Who were the people you invited to the party?
Ans. The school principal, teachers, seniors and parents of the children were invited to the party.
7. Were there some people who work in your school, whom you could not invite? Who were these people?
Ans. No, we invited the whole staff working at the school to the party.
8. Did you wear any special dress for the party?
Ans. No, we did not wear any special dress for the party but wore party dresses instead.
9. What are the other things that you can do to make the party greater fun for everyone? Discuss.
Ans. We can arrange a cultural programme and perform skits at the party to make it greater fun for everyone.
Let us Talk Page No. 94 – 95
- Where is the festival of Bihu celebrated?
Ans. Bihu is celebrated in Assam. It is celebrated after the harvest of the rice crop.
- Which are the festivals you celebrate together with other families?
Ans. We celebrate festivals like Holi, Diwali, Eid and Baisakhi together with other families.
- Does everyone cook and eat together at such festivals?
Ans. No, everyone does not cook but they eat and celebrate such festivals.
- What are some of the special dishes that are cooked? How are they cooked?
Ans. Cheva rice is one of the special dishes cooked for the Bihu festival. At first, water is boiled in a big vessel (tao). Then Kadhahi containing soaked rice is put in tao. It is then covered with banana leaves. After some time, cheva rice is cooked. It is now ready to serve.
- Are some special vessels used for cooking these items? What are they?
Ans. Yes, Kadhahi and tao are some special vessels used for cooking these items.
- Which is the biggest vessel that is used? Can you draw a picture of it? Can you guess how many people can eat the food that is cooked in it at one time?
Ans. Tao and Kadhahi are the biggest vessels used in cooking. At least 200 people can eat food cooked at one time in these vessels.
Find Out and Do Page No. 96
- Can you guess how many people must have eaten together at the village feast?
Ans. I guess about 500 people must have eaten together at a village feast.
- Have you ever seen the Bihu dance? Did you like it?
Ans. Yes, I have seen Bihu dance on YouTube and I like it very much.
- Find out from the students in your class, the festivals that they celebrate and the special food that they eat on these days. Who cooks the special food for festivals
|Festival||Special Food items to be served||Who cooks|
|Holi||Gujia, Halwa, Pudi||Mainly ladies of the family cook these food items.|
|Deewali||Sweets, Puri, Ladoo, Sabzi etc.|
|Baisakhi||Halwa, Puri, Channa etc.|
- Do you wear clothes of some special colours at some festivals? Make a picture of these clothes in your notebook?
Ans. Yes, we wear clothes of different colours at various festivals. At the Bihu festival, women are dressed up in pat and Muga mekhalachador. On the other hand, men are dressed in white Dhoti and red patloon. In Holi, people mostly like to wear plain white colour clothes and the same on Eid.
- Are there special songs that are sung at different festivals in your place? Learn some of these songs and sing them in class.
Ans. Yes, some special songs are sung at different festivals in our place. For example, at the Lohri festival a special song “Sunder Mundriye, Tera Kaon Vichara” is sung.
- Learn some special festival dances. Perform these with your friends in your school assembly.
Ans. Students have to do it themselves and perform in the assembly.
- When you meet friends of your own age do you do anything special like play a game, chat or watch a movie? What else do you do?
Ans. When we the friends of our own age, we sit together have a chat and thereafter play some games.
Page No. 98 – 99
Find out and write in your Notebook
Write about the food given in your school. If you do not get food in school, ask a friend or someone else who gets food in school.
- What time is the meal served?
Ans. The food is served after three periods at lunchtime i.e 1:00 pm.
- What do you get in the meal at school?
Ans. We get Rice, Chapati, mixed vegetable, dal, salad etc. in the meal at school.
- Do you like the mid-day meal that you get?
Ans. Yes, I like the mid-day meal that we get in our school.
- Is the food that you get enough for you?
Ans. Yes, the food that we get in a mid-day meal is enough for me and other students.
- Do you bring your own plate, or do you get it in school?
Ans. I bring my own plate in from my home.
- Who serves the food?
Ans. The cook and peon serve the food while a teacher supervises the distribution.
- Do your teachers eat with you?
Ans. No. Our teachers don’t eat with us. They bring their lunch and have it in the staff room.
- Is the week’s menu put up on the school board?
Ans. Yes, the week’s menu is put up on the school board.
- What will you get on Wednesday and Friday?
Ans. We get Rice and Rajmah dal on Wednesday and Cheese, mix vegetables and rice on Friday.
- If you got a chance to change the menu for the meal in your school, what would you like to change? What would you like to eat? Make your own menu.
|Monday||Egg curry, Rice and Vegetables|
|Thursday||Dal, Paneer and Rice|
|Saturday||Boiled egg, mix veg and Roti|
- If you do not get food in school, find out why?
Ans. Such a situation never arises in our school. But such a situation can only arise if the cook of the school gets ill or the school does not receive funds from the government.
Eating Together Class 4 Summary Notes
- The class party can be arranged by students at a particular occasion like children’s day, teacher’s day or on some festival occasions.
- Children can arrange for eatables for the class party. They can bring eatables from their homes are contribute and buy them from the market.
- They can bring food from home or cook in school too.
- The class party can be made interesting by arranging a cultural program with song and dance performances.
- Bihu is an important festival celebrated in Assam at the harvest of the rice crop.
- The people prepare Bela Ghar for Uruka (the night before Bihu)
- Bhela Ghar is a makeshift shelter for the night. It is used as a communal feast hall. It is made of thatch, bamboo, straws, dried leaves, and other natural materials. It is a source of communal enjoyment. It is culturally significant in a big way.
- All the people contribute and prepare a feast for the whole village.
- Prominent food items cooked for the feast are Pitha, Cheva rice, Tea, Roasted Sweet Potatoes, Meat, Fish and Vegetables.
- The women wear beautiful yellow mekhalachador.
- The people get united in Bela Ghar and they sing and dance. After that, they sit in line for food.
- The food is served on banana leaves.
- The Mezi is set ablaze the next day of the Bihu festival.
- Mezi is a bonfire made from wood, bamboo and hay. The bonfire is made as a traditional practice in celebrating the Bihu festival by the Assamese people.
It is a scheme in which cooked food is provided to students up to class 8th in all government schools. It is due to the following reasons.
- Many children in our country are not able to get even one full meal every day.
- Many of them do not even go to school.
- Those who go to school without eating food properly cannot study properly.
- The Supreme Court had decided to provide food to children in schools
- Mid-day meal is the right of every child.
That’s it about Eating Together Class 4 Question Answers. Hope it has helped. Do share your views about this post in the comment section.
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