A Time To Celebrate Questions & Answers

Hi Everyone!! This article will share A Time To Celebrate Questions & Answers.

In my previous posts, I have shared the questions and answers of La Tomatina, An Indian Train Journey and A Strange Case so, you can check these posts as well.

A Time To Celebrate Questions & Answers

Question 1: Why was Chitra excited?

Answer: Chitra was excited because her class had to do a project on festivals all over the world.

Question 2: What are the different kinds of harvest festivals?

Answer: The different kinds of harvest festivals are:

  • Yam Festival
  • Hanami
  • Makar Sankranti
  • Pongal
  • Bihu
  • Lohri

Question 3: What did Chitra’s mother say about the Yam Festival?

Answer: Chitra’s mother said that in Ghana, a country in Africa, the Yam Festival is held every year in August. It celebrates the end of the rainy season and successful harvest of yams. Yams are the first crops to be harvested. These yams are then offered to the ancestors before being distributed amongst the tribe. There is a lot of singing and dancing. This is their way of thanking their ancestors for a good harvest.

Question 4: What are the two festivals of lights talked about?

Answer: The two festivals of lights talked about are – The Lantern Festival and Diwali.

Question 5: During which festival do people fast for a whole month?

Answer: People fast for a whole month during celebrating Eid-ul-fitr.

Question 6: Read the lines and answer the questions:

1. There are music and dancing, when the time is just right to light the sky with highest hopes, deepest regrets and fondest dreams, mother continued.

(a) Which festival is mother talking about?

Answer: The mother is talking about the Lantern Festival.

(b) Where is it held?

Answer: The Lantern Festival is held in China and Thailand.

(c) Which festival in India can it be compared with?

Answer: The Lantern Festival can be compared with Diwali, the festival of lights, celebrated in India.

2. It celebrates the end of the rainy season and successful harvest of Yams.

(a) Which festival is being referred to in the above statement? In which country is it celebrated?

Answer: The Yam Festival is being referred to in the above statement. It is celebrated in Ghana.

(b) When is this festival celebrated?

Answer: This festival is celebrated in the month of August after the rainy season.

(c) What is done with the yams that are harvested?

Answer: The yams which are harvested are offered to ancestors before being distributed among people.

So, these were the Questions & Answers.

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