NCERT Class VI Science Solutions: Chapter 8 – Body Movements Part 2 (For CBSE, ICSE, IAS, NET, NRA 2022)

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Question 7:

Name the type of joint of your hand which help you to grasp a badminton racquet.


Hinge joint

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Question 8:

What would have happened if our backbone was made of one single bone?


We would not have been able to bend from our waist.

Question 9:

Provide one word answers to the statements given below.

  1. Joint which allows movement in all directions.
  2. Hard structure that forms the skeleton.
  3. Part of the body with a fixed joint.
  4. Help in the movement of body by contraction and relaxation.
  5. Bones that join with chest bone at one end and to the backbone at the other end.
  6. Framework of bones which gives shape to our body.
  7. Bones which enclose the organs of our body that lie below the abdomen.
  8. Joint where our neck joins the head.
  9. Part of the skeleton that forms the earlobe.


  1. Ball and socket
  2. Bone/s
  3. Upper jaw with skull
  4. Muscles
  5. Rib
  6. Skeleton
  7. Pelvic bones
  8. Pivotal
  9. Cartilage

Question 10:

Write the type of joint which is used for each of the following movements:

  1. A cricket bowler bowls the ball.
  2. A girl moves her head in right and left direction.
  3. A person lifts weights to build up his biceps.


  1. Ball and socket
  2. Pivotal joint
  3. Hinge joint


Question 11:

Match the name of the animals given in Column I with its body parts used for movement given in Column II.

Match the Articles Given in Column I with the Articles of Column II (Q)
Column IColumn II
  1. Humanbeing
  • Fins
  • Cow
  • Wings
  • Snake
  • Legs
  • Eagle
  • Whole body
  • Fish
  • Limbs


Match the Articles Given in Column I with the Articles of Column II (A)
Column IColumn II
  1. Humanbeing
c. Legs
  1. Cow
e. Limbs
  1. Snake
d. Whole body
  1. Eagle
b. Wings
  1. Fish
a. Fins