NCERT Class VI Science Solutions: Chapter 1-Food: Where Does It Come from? Part 2 (For CBSE, ICSE, IAS, NET, NRA 2022)

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Very Short Answer Questions

Question 7:

Read the clues and fill up the blanks given below each of them.

  1. Honeybees suck from flower.

N ________ ________ T ________ R

  1. Animals which eat other animals.

________ A ________ N ________ V ________ R ________ S

  1. Animals which eat only plants and plant products.

H E ________ B ________ ________ ________ ________ E ________

  1. Animals which eat both plants and animals.

________ M N I ________ O ________ ________ ________

Answer:

  1. NECTAR
  2. ARNIVORES
  3. HERBIVORES
  4. OMBIVORES

Question 8:

Why do boiled seeds fail to sprout?

Answer:

Boiling kills the seeds.

Question 9:

Where do bees store honey?

Answer:

In beehives.

Beehives

Question 10:

Name two ingredients in our food that are not obtained from plants or animals. Mention one source for each ingredient.

Answer:

  1. Salt from sea water/rocks.
  2. Water from river/well/tap/pond/tube well/rain.

Question 11:

Given below are jumbled words which are names of parts of a plant. Rearrange them to get the correct words.

  1. L I L C H I
  2. I T R U F
  3. S E A N B O Y A
  4. G U R S A
  5. R O U N D G U N T

Answer:

  1. CHILLI;
  2. FRUIT;
  3. SOYABEAN;
  4. SUGAR;
  5. GROUNDNUT;

Short Answer Question

Question 12:

Identify the animals in the grid given below as Fig. and categories them into herbivore, carnivore and omnivore.

Identify the Animals in the Grid
TACOWOLF
TARWXGOR
NNOLIONO
ETWQLANG
HUMANTWO
Identify the Animals in the Grid (A)

Answer:

Herbivore: COW. GOAT, HEN

Carnivore: WOLF, LION, FROG

Omnivore: CAT, RAT. CROW HUMAN, ANT, OWL