NCERT Class VI Science Solutions: Chapter 1-Food: Where Does It Come from Part 2 (For CBSE, ICSE, IAS, NET, NRA 2023)

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NCERT Class 6 Science Chapter 1: Food - Where Does It Come From?

Question 2

Name Five Plants and Their Parts That We Eat


Apple – Fruit

The edible fruits of plants are used as vegetables and fruits

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Potato – Stem

Stems of certain plants are edible. E. g. Sugarcane, potato, ginger, onion etc.

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Carrot – Root

Roots of some plants are edible because they store the food prepared by the plant.

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Spinach – Leaf

Leaves of certain plants are used as vegetables. Coriander and mint leaves are used for garnishing as well as to add flavour to food.

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Wheat – Seed

The seeds of some plants are used as food.

Egg- oil seeds like ground nut, coconut, almond and mustard etc.

Pulses like beans, peas. Cereals like rice, wheat, maize etc.

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Cauliflower – Flower

Flowers of certain plants are edible Egg – banana, pumpkin, broccoli, cauliflower

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