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

National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) Book Solutions for Class 6
Subject: Science
Chapter: Chapter 1 – Food – Where Does It Come From

Class 6 Science Chapter 1 Food – Where Does It Come From NCERT Solution is given below.

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

Answer:
No. The food requirements of all living organisms vary. On the basis of food requirements, living organisms are grouped into three categories:
(i) Herbivores: These animals eat only plants or plant products. For example: Cow, elephant, rabbit, horse, etc.
(ii) Carnivores: These animals eat other animals. For example: Lion, tiger, lizard, etc.
(iii) Omnivores: These animals eat both plants and animals. For example: Dog, cat, crow, etc.

Question 2:
Name five plants and their parts that we consume.

Answer:

Plant Edible plant part
Carrot Root
Peas Seed
Apple Fruit
Cauliflower Flower
Cabbage Leaf

Question 3:
Match the items given in Column A with those 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 vegetables
Herbivores are all animal products

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

Question 4:

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 _________ .

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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