NCERT Class VI Science Solutions: Chapter 9 – the Living Organisms and Their Surroundings Part 1 (For CBSE, ICSE, IAS, NET, NRA 2023)

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Question 1:

Which of the following cannot be called a habitat?

  1. A desert with camels.
  2. A pond with fishes.
  3. A jungle with wild animals.
  4. Cultivated land with grazing cattle.

Answer: D

Question 2:

Following are some features of plants

  1. They lose a lot of water through transpiration.
  2. Their leaves arc always broad and flat.
  3. They lose very little water through transpiration.
  4. Their roots grow very deep into the soil.

Which of the combination of above features are typical of desert plants?

  1. (i) and (ii)
  2. (ii) and (iv)
  3. (ii) and (iii)
  4. (iii) and (iv)

Answer: D

Question 3:

Boojho comes across an animal having a stream-lined and slippery body. What is the habitat of the animal?

  1. Water
  2. Desert
  3. Grassland
  4. Mountain

Answer: A

Question 4:

Which of the following are characteristics of living beings?

  1. Respiration
  2. Reproduction
  3. Adaptation
  4. Excretion

Choose the correct answer from the options below:

  1. (I) , (ii) and (iv) only
  2. (i) and (ii) only
  3. (ii) and (iv) only
  4. (i) , (ii) , (iii) and (iv)

Answer: D

Question 5:

Earthworms breathe through their

  1. Skin
  2. Gills
  3. Lungs
  4. Stomata

Answer: A

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Question 6:

Which of the following is not an example of response to stimulus?

  1. Watering in mouth when we see delicious food items.
  2. Closing of leaves of mimosa plant when touched.
  3. Shutting our eyes when an object is suddenly thrown in our direction.
  4. A chick hatching out of an egg.

Answer: D