Class 5 EVS

Across The Wall

NCERT Exercise


Question 1: Do girls and boys play different types of games in your school or neighbourhood? If yes, then which games do the boys play and which do the girls play?

Answer: In my school and neighbourhood, girls usually play stapoo and skipping ropes. Boys usually play cricket and kabaddi.

Question 2: Do you think that there is any difference between the games and the way they are played by boys and girls?

Answer: I find many differences between the games played by boys and girls. Girl’s games do not need too much physical effort. Boy’s games need more physical effort.

Question 3: Should the games for boys and the girls be different? What do you think?

Answer: I think all the games should be played by both boys and girls. Both boys and girls should get equal chance to show their talent. They should get proper chance to play a game of their choice.


Question 1: Have you ever played as part of a team of your class, school of neighbourhood? Whom did you play with? What games did you play?

Answer: I am a member of the cricket team of my school. I have played many matches against teams of other schools in my city.

Question 2: What is the difference between playing for yourself and for the team?

Answer: There is a big difference between playing for myself and for the team. When someone plays for oneself, he/she becomes selfish. When someone plays for the team, he/she thinks about each team member. The win for the team becomes the main goal for a team player.

Question 3: While playing in a team would you like to play for yourself or for the team?

Answer: I will always like to play for the team.

Question 4: Is your team like the team Afsana played with at Sholapur or like the Nagpada team? How?

Answer: I am lucky that my team is like the Nagpada team. Every player in my team cooperates with other players. All of us work like a unit. We support each other even when someone falters a bit.