NCERT Solutions for Class 6 Science​

Chapter 01-Food Where Does It Come From-Exercise Solutions

NCERT Science Book Page Number-6

Q.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.

Q.2. Name five plants and their parts that we consume.

Answer:

Q.3.Match the items given in Column A with those in Column B.

Answer:

NCERT Science Book Page Number-7

Q.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.