NCERT Solutions for Class 6 Science Chapter 1 Question Answers of Food: Where Does It Come From? for new session.
Class 6 Science Chapter 1 NCERT Solutions
Question 1: Do you find that all living beings need the same kind of food?
No. Different animals eat different kinds of food as per their body structure and internal organs. Depending on kind of food they eat, animals are divided into three basic categories:
- Herbivores: Animals which feed on plants and plant products are called herbivores.
Examples: cow, goat, elephant, dear, etc.
- Carnivores: Animals which feed on other animals are called carnivores.
Examples: lion, tiger, fox, etc.
- Omnivores: Animals which feed on both plants and animals are called omnivores.
Examples: crow, cat, dog, etc.
Question 2: Name five plants and their parts that we eat.
- Apple – Fruit
- Mango – Fruit
- Potato – Stem
- Carrot – Root
- Spinach – Leaf
- Wheat – Seed
- 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 vegetables|
|Herbivores||are all animal products|
|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 ____________.
(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.