NCERT Solutions for Class 6th: Ch 1 Food Where does it come from? Science

NCERT Solutions for Class 6th: Ch 1 Food Where does it come from? Science


NCERT Solutions for Class 6th: Ch 1 Food Where does it come from? Science

Exercises

Page No: 6

1. Do you find that all living beings need the same kind of food?

Answer

No, the food requirements of all living organisms are different. Depending on the food requirements, living organisms are grouped into three categories:
• Herbivores: Animals which eat only plants and plant products are called herbivores. For example: Cow, elephant, rabbit, horse, etc.
• Carnivores: Animals which eat other animals are called carnivores. For example: Lion, tiger, lizard, etc.
• Omnivores: These animals eat both plants and animals. For example: Dog, cat, crow, etc.

2. Name five plants and their parts that we eat.

Answer

Plants - edible parts
Carrot - root
Potato - stem
Carrot - root
Apple - fruit
Cabbage - leaf

3. Match the items given in Column A with that in Column B

Column A
Column B
Milk, curd, panner gheeeat other animals
Spinach, cauliflower, carroteat plant and plants products
Lions and tigersare vegetables
Herbivoresare all animal products

Answer

Column A
Column B
Milk, curd, panner gheeare all animal products
Spinach, cauliflower, carrotare vegetables
Lions and tigerseat other animals
Herbivoreseat plant and plants products

Page No: 7

4. Fill up the blanks with the words given:

Herbivore, plant, milk, sugarcane, carnivore

(a) Tiger is a _________ because it eats only meat.
► carnivore

(b) Deer eats only plant products and so, is called _________.
► Herbivore

(c) Parrot eats only _________ products.
► plant

(d) The _______that we drink, which comes from cows, buffaloes and goats is an animal product.
► milk

(e) We get sugar from _________ .
► sugarcane