NCERT Solutions for Class 3 EVS Chapter 15 Making Pots in English and Hindi Medium. Get free solution of NCERT new Book Environmental Studies Looking Around updated for new CBSE Session 2022-2023. Along with NCERT Solutions for Class 3 Environmental Studies some extra questions based on the chapter 15 are also given here. These extra important questions are quite helpful for the school tests as well as terminal exams.

NCERT Solutions for Class 3 EVS Chapter 15

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Class 3 EVS Chapter 15 Important Question and Answers

Why did the crow need a pot?

The crow needed a pot to fill water. He wanted to wash his beaks with water.

Who all helped the crow to make the pot?

Following things and people helped the crow to make the pot: Blacksmith, trowel, clay pit and potter.

What things did the potter need?

Potter needed clay from the clay pit.

Are there utensils made of clay in your house? Which are these?

Yes, there is a flower vase made of clay in my house.

If someone gives you clay, will you be able to make some utensils from it?

No, I will not be able to make utensils from it.

What will happen if you store water in these pots overnight?

The clay will dissolve in water and the pot will break.

We often keep water in a clay pot at home or in the school. Why do these pots not get spoilt by the water?

Because, these pots are baked in a kiln.

Have you ever seen bricks or pots being baked in a kiln?

No, I have never seen bricks or pots being baked in a kiln.

Class 3 EVS Chapter 14 Important Question and Answers

If we had pots made only of clay and all of them had broken or got spoilt, what would we have done?

We would have to make another pot again.

Long, long ago, when people did not have any pots, what did those people do?

When people did not have pots, they used leaves and shells of pumpkin to hold something.

Why would people have made pots?

They needed something to store water and milk. So they made pots.

Imagine—one day all the pots disappear from the world. What will happen in your house?

Pots help us doing our work conveniently. We eat in a pot, store everything in pots, carry everything in pots etc. If pots disappear, our life will be in trouble.

Class 3 EVS Chapter 15 Extra Question and Answers Set 1

Q1

A potter needs …………… to make a pot properly.

[A]. Clay from a clay-pit
[B]. Water
[C]. A potter’s wheel
[D]. All of these
Q2

Clay pots are made …………… by baking them in a fire. i. Softer 

[A]. Softer
[B]. Stronger
[C]. Longer
[D]. None of these
Q3

Trowel is an instrument used for __________ by the potters.

[A]. Smoothening
[B]. Breaking
[C]. Polishing
[D]. All of them
Q4

An earthen pot is also called ______ in Hindi

[A]. Kadahi
[B]. Matkas
[C]. Gullak
[D]. None of the above

Class 3 EVS Chapter 15 Extra Question and Answers Set 2

Q5

In the early time, pots were made up of:

[A]. Steel and clay
[B]. Clay and stones
[C]. Aluminum and iron
[D]. None of them
Q6

Pots are baked in a:

[A]. Furnace
[B]. Kiln
[C]. Gas stove
[D]. All of them
Q7

The art of making pots is called ___________.

[A]. Poetry
[B]. Pottery
[C]. Poultry
[D]. None of the above
Q8

A blacksmith is a person who:

[A]. Works with clay and mud
[B]. Works with iron and steel
[C]. Works with gold and silver
[D]. None of the above
Why do we use clay to make dishes and pots?

We use clay to make dishes and pots because:
i. It is cheap and easy to get.
ii. It can be molded into different useful shapes.
iii. It can be easily decorated

What is Potter’s wheel?

Potter’s wheel is a wheel which helps the potter to make better pots at a faster speed. The potter’s wheel is a machine used in the shaping of round ceramic wares. Clay is thrown on it and as the wheel turns, the potter uses his hands to fashion beautiful utility items for the home

Class 3 EVS Chapter 15 Important Question and Answers

During earlier days, when people did not have any pots, what did those people do?

When people did not have pots, they used leaves and shells of pumpkin to hold something

How can we prepare a bowl from a ball of clay?

We can prepare a bowl from a ball of clay by:
• Kneading the clay and making a big ball.
• Using the thumb make a small pit in the centre by pressing.
• Leaving it to dry and then decorating it.

Why are the clay pots baked in fire?

The clay pots could be made stronger by baking them in fire. So the clay pots are baked in fire.

What are the different methods involved in pottery?

The two different techniques of pottery are:
• Hand built pottery and
• Wheel thrown pottery

Write about the different methods involved in hand built pottery.

Different methods involved in hand built pottery are:
• Pinch pot,
• Coil pot and
• Slab pot.

i) Pinch pot: made by kneading the clay and pressing it into the shape of dish, bowl, cup or pot.
ii) Coil pot: the clay is made into long, round clips coiled and stacked to form other shapes.
iii) Slab pot: Slabs of clay are used to form clay boxes or other geometric shapes.

What is the trowel used for?

A trowel is a small garden tool which you use for digging small holes or removing weeds. A trowel is a small tool with a flat blade that you use for spreading things such as cement and plaster onto walls and other surfaces.

Why did early men felt the need for making pots?

Early man felt the need of pots to cook and store food. He made pots using clay and stones. The stone pots were made by scraping the stone. Clay pots were made by kneading the clay and shaping them with their hands. Later, man discovered that baking clay pots in fire make them stronger.

What does the potter do to make the pot perfectly round?

Potters use their hands and fingers to shape clay into items. They also use wooden tools to shape objects so they are straight. They use pieces of wire to cut off extra clay. Potters use rubber scrapers and wet sponges to smooth the surface before removing an item from the wheel. The potters use the spinning wheel to make perfectly shaped pots, but they also use a technique called Ghadayi, where they gently beat the half-made matka (ghada or round pot for water storage) from the outside using a flat wooden disc with a handle.

What will happen if there would be no pots?

If there would be no pots in the world were to disappear everyday life would become difficult especially for people living in the villages as they would not have anything for the storage of various items like food and water. The worst would be the situation of cooking for the pots are needed to cook food in.

Make a list of things that are made out of clay.

The things which are made out of clay are:
Flower Pot or Vase, Coffee Mug, Wall Art, Pencil Holder., Bowl / Plate, Soap Dish., Paperweight, diya.

Write any four qualities of earthen pots.

Four qualities of an earthen pot are:
• It is made up of Clay soil.
• It’s a natural type of Water Purifier.
• Village people use matka for keeping water cool.
• It is not expensive

Write the uses of an earthen pot

Uses of an earthen pot are:
• It retains the oil and give moisture to food.
• It adds many important nutrients like calcium, phosphorus, iron, magnesium to food, which are extremely beneficial to our body.
• It is made of clay which is organic and thus safe for the human body

NCERT Solutions for Class 3 EVS Chapter 15 Making Pots
NCERT Solutions for Class 3 EVS Chapter 15
Class 3 EVS Chapter 15 NCERT Solutions