NCERT Solutions for Class 6 Science Chapter 1 Food Where Does It Come From

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Q1 ) Do you find that all living beings need the same kind of food?



NCERT Solutions for Class 6 Science Chapter 1 Food Where Does It Come From


Answer :

No, all living beings do not need the same kind of food. Because any living beings have other habits of eating. There are three types of animals on the basis of eating habits.


(i) Herbivores: - Those animals which eat plants and products of the plant are called herbivores. Because they have wide and strong teeth which are not able to eat flesh or meat.

Examples: - Cow, Goat, Buffalo, etc.


(ii) Carnivores: - Those animals which eat other animal and flesh are called carnivores. Because they have sharp and pointed teeth which allow eating flesh or meat.

Examples: - Lion, tiger, hyena, etc.


Omnivores: - Those animals which eat plant product and flesh both are called omnivores. Because they have both types of teeth which are, allow to eat flesh and any product of a plant.

Examples: - human, cat, dog, etc.

Q2 ) Name five plants and their parts that we eat.



NCERT Solutions for Class 6 Science Chapter 1 Food Where Does It Come From


Answer :

Plants and their parts that we eat are :

Tomato – Fruit

Potato – Stem

Pea – Seeds

Radish – Roots

Cauliflower – Flower

Spinach – Leaves

Brinjal – Fruit

Groundnut – Seeds

Beetroot – Roots

Q3 ) Match the items given in Column A with that in Column B


Column A

Milk, Curd, Paneer, Ghee
Spinach, Cauliflower, carrot
Lions and tigers
Herbivores


Column B

Eat other animals
Eat plants and plant products
Are vegetables
Are all animal products



NCERT Solutions for Class 6 Science Chapter 1 Food Where Does It Come From


Answer :

Column A     ?     Column B


Milk, Curd, Paneer, Ghee ? Are all animal products

Spinach, Cauliflower, carrot ? Are vegetables

Lions and tigers ? Eat other animals

Herbivores ? Eat plants and plant products

Q4 ) Fill up the blanks with the words given: herbivore, plant, milk, sugarcane, carnivore
(a) Tiger is a ____________________ because it eats only meat.
(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 ___________________.



NCERT Solutions for Class 6 Science Chapter 1 Food Where Does It Come 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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