NCERT Class VI Science Solutions: Chapter 9 – The Living Organisms and their Surroundings Part 3

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VERY SHORT ANSWER QUESTIONS

Question 14:

Unscramble the given words below to get the correct word using the clues given against them.

  1. SATPADAOINT

    Specific features or certain habits which enable a living being to live in its surroundings.

  2. RETECOXNI

    Waste products are removed by this process.

  3. LUMISIT

    All living things respond to these.

  4. ROUCDPRENTOI

    Because of this we find organisms of the same kind.

Answer:

  1. ADAPTATIONS

  2. EXCRETION

  3. STIMULI

  4. REPRODUCTION

Question 15:

Using the following words, write the habitat of each animal given in Fig.

Grassland, Mountain, Desert, Pond, River

Image of Animals

Image of Animals

Image of Animals

Answer:

  1. Grassland

  2. Pond

  3. Mountain

  4. Desert

Question 16:

Classify the following habitats into terrestrial and aquatic types.

Grassland, Pond, Ocean, Rice field.

Answer:

Terrestrial habitats – grassland, rice field

Image of Terrestrial habitats

Image of Terrestrial Habitats

Image of Terrestrial habitats

Aquatic habitats – pond, ocean

Image of Aquatic habitats

Image of Aquatic Habitats

Image of Aquatic habitats

Question 17:

Why is reproduction important for organisms?

Answer:

Reproduction leads to the production of more Individuals of an organism.

Question 18:

Fill in the blanks:

  1. Saline water, hot air and sand are.__________ components of a habitat.

  2. The habitat of plants and animals that live in __________ is called the aquatic habitat.

  3. _________ enable a plant or an animal to live in its surroundings.

  4. Plants and animals that live on land are said to live in _________ habitats.

Answer:

  1. Saline water, hot air and sand are. Abiotic components of a habitat.

  2. The habitat of plants and animals that live in water is called the aquatic habitat.

  3. Adaptations enable a plant or an animal to live in its surroundings.

  4. Plants and animals that live on land are said to live in terrestrial habitats.

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