NCERT Solutions for Class 6 Science​

Chapter 04: Sorting Materials Into Groups-Exercise Solutions

NCERT Science Book Page Number-33
Q.1.Name five objects which can be made from wood.
Answer: Five objects that can be made from wood are:
(i) Table
(ii) Chair
(iii) Bed
(iv) Door
(v) Bullock cart
Q.2.Select those objects from the following which shine:
Glass bowl, plastic toy, steel spoon, cotton shirt
Answer: Glass bowl and steel spoon
Q.3.Match the objects given below with the materials from which they could be made. Remember, an object could be made from more than one material and a given material could be used for making many objects.


Answer:


Q.4.State whether the statements given below are ‘True’ or ‘False’.
(i) Stone is transparent, while glass is opaque.
(ii) A notebook has lustre, while an eraser does not.
(iii) Chalk dissolves in water.
(iv) A piece of wood floats on water.
(v) Sugar does not dissolve in water.
(vi) Oil mixes with water.
(vii) Sand settles down in water.
(viii) Vinegar dissolves in water.
Answer:
(i) Stone is transparent, while glass is opaque. (False)
(ii) A notebook has lustre, while an eraser does not. (False)
(iii) Chalk dissolves in water. (False)
(iv) A piece of wood floats on water. (True)
(v) Sugar does not dissolve in water. (False)
(vi) Oil mixes with water. (False)
(vii) Sand settles down in water. (True)
(viii) Vinegar dissolves in water. (True)
NCERT Science Book Page Number-34
Q.5.Given below are the names of some objects and materials:
Water, basket ball, orange, sugar, globe, apple, and earthen pitcher
Group them as:
(a) Round shaped and other shapes
(b) Eatables and non-eatables
Answer: (a) Round-shaped: Basketball, orange, globe, apple, earthen pitcher
Other shapes: Water, sugar
(b) Eatables: Water, orange, sugar, apple
Non-eatables: Basketball, globe, earthen pitcher
Q.6.List all items known to you that float on water. Check and see if they will float on oil or kerosene.
Answer: Some items that float on water are listed below:
i. Plastic bottle
ii. Piece of paper
iii. Piece of sponge
iv. Piece of thermocol
v. Wood
vi. Bamboo
vii. Plastic ball
viii. Cork
However, none of these items floats on oil or kerosene.
Q.7.Find the odd one out from the following:
(a) Chair, Bed, Table, Baby, Cupboard
(b) Rose, Jasmine, Boat, Marigold, Lotus
(c) Aluminium, Iron, Copper, Silver, Sand
(d) Sugar, Salt, Sand, Copper sulphate
Answer:
(a) Baby
(b) Boat
(c) Sand
(d) Sand