NCERT Solutions for Class 7 Civics Social Science Chapter 4 : Growing up as Boys and Girls


Make a list of toys and games that boys typically play and another for girls. If there is a difference between the two lists, can you think of some reasons why this is so? Does this have any relationship to the roles children have to play as adults?


Toys and games that boys typically play: Cars, Toy guns, Cricket, Football, Hockey, Kabaddi, etc.
Toys and games that girls typically play: Kitchen set, Doll, Teddy, Badminton, Skipping, etc.

Reasons for the difference in the list of games:
(i) Mentality of the society.
(ii) Physical aspects of the body.
(iii) The thought that girls need to talk softly and boys need to be tough.

Yes, it does have a relationship with the roles children have to play as adult as men are supposed to work outside in office and earn money while women are supposed to do household works.


Housework is invisible and unpaid work. Housework is physically demanding. Housework is time consuming. Write in your own words what is meant by the terms‘invisible’, ‘physically demanding’, and ‘time consuming’? Give one example of each based on the household tasks undertaken by women in your home.


Invisible: The things which can't be seen.
The household work is invisible which can be seen only when it is not done.

Physically demanding: Demands hard-work and effort.
Cleaning of floors and washing of clothes are physically demanding works.

Time consuming: Work which takes a lot of time to be completed.
Cooking is a time consuming work.


Are the statements given alongside true or false. Support your answer with the use of an example – a. All societies do not think similarly about the roles that boys and girls play.
b. Our society does not make distinctions between boys and girls when they are growing up.
c. Women who stay at home do not work.
d. The work that women do is less valued than that of men.


a. True
In most societies, the roles men and women play or the work they do are not valued equally. They do not have the same status. It is supposed that household works must be done by women while men do the office work.

b. False
The distinction between boys and girls begins from a very young age. For example, both of them are given different toys to play with. Boys are usually given cars to play with and girls are given dolls. Additionally, they are told how girls must dress, what games boys should play, how girls need to talk softly or boys need to be tough.

c. False
The responsibility of housework i.e. looking after children, cooking, washing clothes, cleaning, etc. bear a lot of pressure and hard-work. Even after that it is not recognized as work and presumed as natural work for women, while women work right from morning to night completing her household duties.

d. True
As men get paid for what they do in the offices and earn the livelihood while a woman who is working from morning to night in household duties and is still not paid. The household work is considered as natural duty for a woman and thus is less valued than men.

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