2nd Class Science Good Habits, Safety and First Aid Festival

Festival

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*       Festival

 

In our neighbourhood, we celebrate many festivals. Festivals bring the people of neighbourhood together. It unites us and brings happiness in our life.

 

Festivals are mainly of two types:

(i) Religious festivals

(ii) National festivals

 

 

*         Religious Festivals

People of different religion celebrate different festivals. Holi, Id, Diwali, Christmas, Gurpurab are some of these festivals.

 

  Holi is the festival of colours.

 

Diwali is the festival of light. Both of these festivals are celebrated mainly by Hindus.

 

 

EId is celebrated by Muslims, on the day after Ramzan.

 

 

Christmas is the birthday of Jesus Christ. This is the main festival for the Christians.

 

Gurpurab is the Sikh festival.

 

 

We also have some regional festivals.

Pongal is a harvest festival celebrated in Tamil Nadu.

Bihu is the harvest festival of Assam.

In Kerala people celebrates Onam, a colourful harvest festivals. During this festival, a special boat race, known as snakesboat, is held in kerala.

 

 

*           National Festivals

National festivals are celebrated by everyone, throughout the country.

We celebrated 15th August as our Independence Day.

 

26th January is celebrated as Republic Day.

 

 

2nd October is celebrated as Gandhi Jayanti. Mahatma Gandhi, our father of Nation was born on this day.                               

 

On 14th November we celebrate Children's Day.

 

Teacher's Day is celebrated on September 5th.

 

 

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    Which one of the following catches thieves and helps to search for lost things?

(a) Postman

(b) Nurse

(c) Policeman

(d) Doctor

 

Answer: (c)

Explanation 

We all know that police does the functions mentioned in the question.

Therefore, option (C) is correct and rest of the options is incorrect.

 

 

    Which one of the following is used to send messages quickly?

(a) Post card

(b) Letter

(c) Telegram

(d) None of these

 

Answer: (c)

Explanation

Out of the given choices, telegram is the fastest means of sending messages. Therefore, option (C) is correct and rest of the options is incorrect.

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