NCERT Class 7 Civics: Chapter 4, Question Exercise Q.2
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 hardwork and efforts.
Cleaning of floors and washing of clothes are physically demanding works.
Time consuming: Work which takes a lot of to be completed.
Cooking is time consuming work.