CBSE History Class 6

On the Trail of the Earliest People

On the Trail of the Earliest People - Chapter Wise CBSE Solved Question and Answer Based On NCERT

Points To Remember:

  • Life and times were different in early days, people depended heavily on nature. To survive they hunted wild animals, caught fish and birds, gathered fruits , roots, nuts, seeds, leaves, stalks and eggs
  • Early man used stone tools, while moving continuously they searched for food, explored jungles, looked out for different kinds of season based plants and fruits, they also searched for necessary things to survive
  • Stone on stone and pressure flaking were two different techniques of tool making
  • They get settled at places where water was available and good quality stones was available for tools
  • Bhimbetka caves in Madhya Pradesh was found where people lived and produced tools and weapons made of stones or bones
  • At Kurnool caves in Andhra Pradesh, evidences and traces of ash has been found suggesting the use of fire
  • Early people lived in caves and many such caves have paintings made by them. These paintings help us to know about the lives of early man. Caves of Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh are the best examples of the rock paintings
  • Other Paintings of wild animals were found in France. Colours were made from minerals like iron ore and charcoal. These paintings might have been done on ceremonial occasions.

Chapter 2: On the Trail of the Earliest People