Chapter 8 of CBSE Class 7 Civics take the students through the story of a shirt! It begins with the production of cotton and ends with the sale of the shirt. Students get to see that a chain of markets link the producer of cotton to the buyer of the shirt in the supermarket. Buying and selling take place at every step in the chain. Does everyone benefit equally from this? Or do some people benefit more than others? Explore in detail from this Chapter. CBSE Class 7 Civics Chapter 8 A Shirt In The Market Important Questions covering the major concepts of the Chapter also help students to prepare most competently for the exam.
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A Shirt In The Market
1. Write a short note about the cloth market of Erode.
2. What are the following people doing at the Erode cloth market– merchants, weavers, exporters?
3. In what ways are weavers dependent on cloth merchants?
4. If the weavers were to buy yarn on their own and sell cloth, they would probably earn three times more. Do you think this is possible? How? Discuss.
5. You might have heard of cooperatives in your area. It could be in milk, provisions, paddy, etc. Find out for whose benefit they were set up.
6. What is the putting-out system? Give an example.
7. Write about weavers cooperative.
8. What are the demands foreign buyers make on the garment exporters? Why do the garment exporters agree to these demands?
9. How do the garment exporters meet the conditions set by the foreign buyers?
10. Why do you think more women are employed in the Impex garment factory? Discuss.
11. What are the reasons that the businessperson is able to make a huge profit in the market?
12. Describe the conditions of employment as well as the wages of workers in the garment exporting factory. Do you think the workers get a fair deal?
13. Think of something common that we use. It could be sugar, tea, milk, pen, paper, pencil, etc. Discuss through what chain of markets this reaches you. Can you think of the people that help in the production or trade?
14. What is a ginning mill?
15. Who is an exporter?
16. Explain the term Profit.
17. Mention where the large farmers would sell their cotton. How is their situation different from small and poor farmers?
18. What are the conditions of employment, as well as the wages of workers in the garment exporting factory?
19. What are the ways in which garment exporting factories maximise their own profit?
20. When is Cotton harvested? What are the inputs required for cotton cultivation?
21. _____ from those given below are part of ‘putting out system’.
(d) Foreign buyers
22. ____ is a factory where seeds are removed from cotton bolls and then spun into thread.
(a) Cloth mill
(b) Ginning mill
(c) Power loom factory
(d) Hand loom factory
23. ____sells their goods abroad.