NCERT Class VI Science Solutions: Chapter 1-Food: Where Does It Come From? Part 2

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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

  2. Animals which eat other animals.

    ___ A ___ N ___ V ___ R ___ S

  3. Animals which eat only plants and plant products.

    H E ___ B ___ ___ ___ ___ E ___

  4. 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.

Image of beehives.

Image of Beehives.

Image of 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
Identify the animals in the grid

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Identify the animals in the grid (A)

Identify the Animals in the Grid (A)

Identify the animals in the grid (A)

Answer:

Herbivore: COW. GOAT, HEN

Carnivore: WOLF, LION, FROG

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