Sohrai Painting Questions & Answers

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Sohrai Painting Questions & Answers

Question 1: Where do Anu and Vishal live?

Answer: Anu and Vishal live at Lowadih village in Ranchi.

Question 2: Where are Anu and Vishal going?

Answer: Anu and Vishal are going to attend the marriage ceremony of their cousin, Tanu at Biru village in Chaibasa district in Jharkhand.

Question 3: Why are they going to Biru?

Answer: They are going to Biru to attend the marriage ceremony of their cousin, Tanu.

Question 4: What are the ladies doing?

Answer: The ladies are painting beautiful pictures and patters on the walls.

Question 5: What materials are used in Sohrai painting?

Answer: The materials used in Sohrai painting are – soils of different colours like red soil, black soil, cow dung, coal and powdered leaves.

Question 6: What are Sohrai paintings?

Answer: Sohrai paintings are the paitings that are drawn on the walls generally by the ladies using soils of different colours like red soil, black soil, cow dung, coal, powdered leaves, etc. during the weddings, festive occasions of Diwali and at harvest.

Question 7: Where do ladies learn this art from?

Answer: There are no schools or institutes to learn this art. Young girls learn it from their mothers or aunts and pass it to the next generation.

Question 8: What do the ladies use in place of paint brushes while doing Sohrai painting?

Answer: In place of paint brushes, the ladies use broom.

Question 9: Fill in the blanks:

1. Anu and Vishal are going to attend a marriage ceremony.
2. Sohrai paintings are drawn during harvest.
3. Powdered leaves is also used in this painting.
4. They do not use artificial colours.
5. They use soils of different colours.

Question 10: Match the columns:

Column AColumn B
1. Anu and Vishala. are not used in Sohrai painting.
2. Some ladiesb. this painting from their mothers.
3. Artificial coloursc. are drawing and painting.
4. Young girls learnd. to show her friends.
5. Anu take snapse. are going to their ant’s village.
Answer: 1-e, 2-c, 3-a, 4-b, 5-d

Question 11: Rearrange the letters to form meaningful words:


Question 12: Find the words from the story for the following:

1. A thing that is made by man, not by nature – Artificial
2. A period when ripe crops are cut/collected – Harvest
3. Ceremony when bride and groom are married – Marriage
4. Photographs taken by a camera or a mobile phone – Snap

So, these were the Questions & Answers.

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