NCERT Solutions Class 6 Science Food: Where Does It Come From?

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NCERT Solutions for Class 6 Science for Biology chapter 1 Food: Where Does It Come From? 

Exercises

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

Answer: No, all living organisms do not require same kind of food. Some organisms feed only on plants and plant products, some organisms feed on other living organisms and some

organisms feed both on plants and animals. Based on the type of food they eat, living organisms are categorised as:

a) Herbivores: the animals that eat plant and plant products such as cow, deer, goat, etc,

b)Carnivores: the animals that eat other animals, such as tiger, lion, etc. and

c) Omnivores: the animas that eat both plants and animals such as crow, man, etc.



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

Answer:

Name of plant

Edible Plant Part

Potato

Stem

Tomato

Fruit

 

Spinach

Leaf

Radish

Root

Cauliflower

Flower



Question.3 Match the items given in column A with that in column B

Column A

Column B

Milk, curd, paneer, ghee

eat other animals

Spinach, cauliflower, carrot

eat plants and plant products

Lions and Tigers

are vegetable

Herbivores

are all animal products

Answer:

Column A

Column B

Milk, curd, paneer, ghee

are all animal products

Spinach, cauliflower, carrot

are vegetable

Lions and Tigers

eat other animals

Herbivores

eat plants and plant products



Question.4 Fill up the blanks with the words given:

herbivore, plant, milk, sugarcane, carnivore


a) Tiger is a ______ because it eats onlymeat.

b) Deer eats only plant products and so, is called ________.

c) Parrot eats only ______ products.

d) The _____ that we drink, which comes from cows, buffaloes and goats, is an animal product.

e) We get sugar from ________.

Answer:

a) Tiger is a carnivore because it eats only meat.

b)Deer eats only plant products and so, is called herbivore.

c) Parrot eats only plant products.

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

e) We get sugar from sugarcane.



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