Understanding Diversity Questions & Answers

Hi Everyone!! This article will share Understanding Diversity Questions & Answers.

In my previous posts, I have shared the questions and answers of Democracy and Equality so, you can check that post as well.

Understanding Diversity Questions & Answers

Question 1: Draw up a list of the different festivals celebrated in your locality. Which of these celebrations are shared by members of different regional and religious communities?

Answer: The different festivals celebrated are Holi, Baisakhi, Janmashtami, Dussehra, Diwali, Christmas. Most of the festivals are shared across different regional and religious communities, some of them are Holi, Diwali, Baisakhi, Christmas.

Question 2: What do you think of living in India with its rich heritage of diversity adds to your life?

Answer: We live in a country where we have numerous religions, culture and languages. We get to learn different languages, to know about different cultures, their beliefs, different traditions. Every region/culture enjoys different food. Living in such a diversity helps us to enjoy so many different foods, different attire. We cherish and enjoy every bit of its rich heritage.

Question 3: Do you think the term “unity in diversity” is an appropriate term to describe India? What do you think Nehru is trying to say about Indian unity in the sentence quoted above from his book The Discovery of India?

Answer: Yes, “unity in diversity” is definitely an appropriate term. Our country has a huge population with people from many different cultural backgrounds, different religions, speaking different languages, following different traditions and celebrating different festivals. Despite all these diversities, there is unity among the people. Yet, this huge diverse nation is always united and moves forward on the path of progress.

Understanding Diversity Questions & Answers

Question 4: Underline the line in the poem sung after the Jallianwala Bagh massacre, which according to you, reflects India’s essential unity.

Answer: The line that reflects India’s essential unity is “The blood of Hindus and Muslims flows together today”

Question 5: Fill in the blanks with appropriate words to complete each sentence.

  1. A caste system is a form of……………
  2. Inequality comes when a person does not have access to…………. and…………..
  3. A country’s customs, religions, arts, and history constitute its ……………..
  4. People travelled in search of…………..
  5. When people travel to other places, ……….. of cultures takes place.
  6. Habitat is associated with the ………. one lives in.
  7. Both Kerala and Ladakh were influenced by……… and………..
  8. A British general opened fire on a public meeting in………… on April 13, 1919.
  9. The Discovery of India’ is a book by………..


  1. inequality
  2. resources, opportunities
  3. culture
  4. new lands and people
  5. intermixing
  6. geographical area
  7. Chinese, Arab
  8. Jallianwalla Bagh
  9. Jawahar Lal Nehru

Question 6: State whether each of these sentences is true (T) or false (F).

  1. All Indians share the national anthem.
  2. All Indians have the same national language.
  3. All Indians speak the same language.
  4. Pt. Nehru was the first President of India.
  5. The caste system is an example of diversity.
  6. Kerala and Ladakh are in different parts of India.
  7. The geography of Ladakh allows the cultivation of spices.


  1. True
  2. True
  3. False
  4. False
  5. False
  6. True
  7. False

So these were Understanding Diversity Questions & Answers.