NCERT Class VI Science Solutions: Chapter 9 – the Living Organisms and Their Surroundings Part 3 (For CBSE, ICSE, IAS, NET, NRA 2022)

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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.

  1. RETECOXNI

Waste products are removed by this process.

  1. LUMISIT

All living things respond to these.

  1. 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

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

Terrestrial Habitats

Aquatic habitats – pond, ocean

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.