NCERT Class 7 CIVICS Solutions: Markets Around Us Chapter 8 – Part 4 (For CBSE, ICSE, IAS, NET, NRA 2022)

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NCERT Class 7 Political Science / Polity / Civics Chapter 8: Markets Around Us | English | CBSE

Short Answer Type Questions

Question 1:

Write in brief about shopping complexes and malls.


Shopping complexes and malls are usually found in urban areas. Theses are large multi – storeyed air – conditioned buildings with shops on different floors. These shops sell both branded and non-branded goods. Fewer people visit malls because they sell costly items. Only well-to-do people can afford but these items.

Question 2:

What is the job of a wholesale trader?


A wholesale trader buys goods from the producer in large quantities. He then sells them to other traders, say small traders. These small trader sell different items to the final consumer. Thus, the wholesale trader establishes like between the producer and the consumer. It is through these links of traders that goods reach faraway places.

Question 3:

How are shop owners in a weekly market and those in a shopping complex very different people?



Both are undoubtedly different people.

(A) The shop owners in a weekly market are small traders who run their shop with little money. On the other hand the shop owners of a shopping complex are big parties. They have a lot of money to spend on their shops

(B) What these two types of shop owners earn is also not equal. The weekly market trader earns little compared to the profit of a regular shop owner in a shopping complex.

Question 4:

Write a brief note on ′ Aftab-the wholesaler in the city


Aftab is a wholesaler of vegetables. His work usually starts around 2 o՚clock in the early morning. This is the time when vegetables reach the market or mandi and with them start the activities. The vegetables come in trucks, matadors, etc. And soon the process of auctions begins. Aftab participates in this auction and decides what he will buy. He buys vegetables in bulk. After that he sells them to hawkers and shopkeepers who usually come to him around six in the morning.

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