NCERT Class VI Science Solutions: Chapter 16 – Garbage in Garbage Out Part 4 (For CBSE, ICSE, IAS, NET, NRA 2022)

Glide to success with Doorsteptutor material for CBSE/Class-6 : get questions, notes, tests, video lectures and more- for all subjects of CBSE/Class-6.

LONG ANSWER QUESTIONS

Question 14:

Put a tick (√) against the garbage items given in Table, which could be converted into manure. Put a cross (×) against the others.

Garbage Items (Q)
Garbage ItemsMake manure or not
Egg shells
Straw
Dry flowers
Pebbles
Broken pieces of glass
Nails and screws
Plastic bangles
Leftover food
Steel broken vessel
Dead animals

Answer:

Garbage Items (A)
Garbage ItemsMake manure or not
Egg shellsTrue
StrawTrue
Dry flowersTrue
PebblesFalse
Broken pieces of glassFalse
Nails and screwsFalse
Plastic banglesFalse
Leftover foodTrue
Steel broken vesselFalse
Dead animalsTrue

Question 15:

The pie charts A and B shown in Fig, are based on waste segregation method adopted by two families X and Y respectively.

Result for Two Families X and Y Respectively

Which of the two families X or Y do you think is more environmentally conscious and why?

Answer:

X because the kitchen waste and polythene bags are disposed of separately.

Question 16:

Given below are steps in vermicomposting and each step has been given an alphabet. Rearrange the steps in the correct sequence and write the alphabets on the chart provided. One step is done for you.

Rearrange the Steps in the Correct Sequence (Q)
FDig a pit in a suitable place in your garden.
CSpread sand on the floor of the pit.
EAdd vegetable peels and fruits waste in the pit.
ASprinkle water to keep it moist.
DPlace red worms in the pit.
BCover with a gunny bag or grass.
The Alphabets on the Chart Provided
Step
F

Answer:

Rearrange the Steps in the Correct Sequence (A)
Step
Dig a pit in a suitable place in your garden.
Spread sand on the floor of the pit.
Add vegetable peels and fruits waste in the pit.
Sprinkle water to keep it moist.
Place red worms in the pit.
Cover with a gunny bag or grass.

Developed by: