NCERT Class VI Science Solutions: Chapter 1-Food: Where Does It Come from? Part 3 (For CBSE, ICSE, IAS, NET, NRA 2023)

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Question 13:

Why should we avoid wastage of food?


Enough food is not available for all of us/Food is very costly and poor people cannot afford to buy/Any other reason.

Question 14:

Why do organisms need food? Write two reasons.


Food gives energy to do work/to grow/to repair damaged parts, to protect the body against diseases.

Question 15:

Match the organisms given in Column I with their part/product in Column II that is used by human beings as food.

Match the Organisms Given in Column I and Column II
Column IColumn II
  1. Mustard plant
  • Meat
  • Goat
  • Fruits and vegetable
  • Hen
  • Seed
  • Smoke
  • Direction of air flow
  • Wind
  • Prevent dust particles


Organisms and Products
Column – IColumn - II
  1. Mustard Plant
Fruits and vegetable
  1. Goat
  1. Hen
  1. Smoke
Direction of air flow
  1. Wind
Prevent dust particles

Question 16:

Label and colour the different parts of the plant given below in Fig.

Different Parts of the Plant


A- Flower

B- Bud

C- Leal