NCERT Class VI Science Solutions: Chapter 7-Getting to Know Plants Part 1

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Question 1:

  • Correct the following statements and rewrite them in your notebook.

  • Stem absorbs water and minerals from the soil.

  • Leaves hold the plant upright.

  • Roots conduct water to the leaves.

  • The number of petals and sepals in a flower is always equal.

  • If the sepals of a flower are joined together, its petals are also joined together.

  • If the petals of a flower are joined together, then the pistil is joined to the petal.

Answer:

  • Roots absorb water and minerals from the soil.

  • Stem hold the plant upright.

  • Stem conduct water to the leaves.

  • The number of petals and sepals in a flower is not always equal.

  • If the sepals of a flower are joined together, its petals are separate and not joined together.

  • If the petals of a flower are joined together, then the pistil is not necessarily joined to the petal.

Question 2:

Draw

  1. A leaf.

  2. A taproot.

  3. A flower.

Answer:

Parts of plant

Parts of Plant

Parts of plant

Question 3:

Can you find a plant in your house or in your neighborhood, which has a long but a weak stem? Write its name. In which category would you classify it?

Answer:

Money Plant has a ling but weak stem. It is a climber.

Image shows the money plant

Money Plant

Image shows the money plant

Question 4:

What is the function of a stem in a plant?

As showing in images is a stem plants

For Result in a Stem Plants

As showing in images is a stem plants

Answer:

  • Functions of stem in a plant:

  • It holds the branches, leaves, flowers and fruits.

  • The stem transports water and minerals from roots to the upper parts.

  • It also transports the prepared food from leaves to other parts.

Question 5:

Which of the following leaves have reticulated venation?

Wheat, Tulsi, maize, grass, coriander (Dhania), China rose

Answer:

Tulsi, Coriander (Dhania) and China rose.

Question 6:

If a plant has fibrous root, what types of venation do its leaves likely to have?

Answer:

Parallel venation.

Question 7:

If a plant has leaves with reticulate venation, what kind of roots will it have?

Answer:

Taproot