Class 3 – Social Science
    About Lesson

    1. What do the colours of the Indian flag mean ?

    Ans. The Indian flag has three colours

    ▪︎Saffron stands for doing our duty with bravery and courage. 

    ▪︎White stands for truth

    ▪︎Green stands for the plant life of India. 

    2.What is a festival  ? Which are the two types of festivals ?

    Ans. A festival is a day or a few days when people stop working and celebrate a special event. The two types of festivals are seasonal festivals and religious festivals. 

    3. Why should we avoid fire crackers ?

    Ans. The smoke from the fire crackers pollute the environment , which in turn leads to many different illnesses. 

    4.  Name the following. 

    ▪︎Bihu – harvest festival of Assam

    ▪︎Pongal  – harvest festival of Tamil Nadu

    ▪︎Buddha Purnima – birthday of Gautham Buddha

    ▪︎Gurupurab – birthdays of Sikh Gurus.

    ▪︎Mahavir Jayanti – birthday of Jain Guru , Mahavir

    ▪︎Navroze – new year of the Parsis.

    ▪︎ Holi – festival of colours.

    ▪︎ Diwali – festival of lights

    ▪︎ Christmas – birthday of Jesus Christ 

    ▪︎ Basant Panchami – people worship Saraswati , the hindu goddess of learning.