Class 6 Science Chapter 5 MCQ

Class 6 Science Chapter 5 MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions) of Separation of Substances. These MCQ tests are prepared taking questions from NCERT Textbook of Class 6 Science Chapter 5 and Exemplar books. All the Objective questions are explained well with proper answer and giving reason behind the answers.

Class 6 Science Chapter 5 MCQ for 2020-2021

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Class 6 Science Chapter 5 MCQ with Answers

Class 6 Science Chapter 5 MCQ with answers and explanation are given below. These sets of MCQs are the collection of Objective Questions from Class 6 Science Chapter 5. Practice these questions to buildup confidence and score good marks in tests.


In which of the following statement is or are incorrect?

[A]. The clear liquid that remains above the sediments is called supernatant.
[B]. The process of separating insoluble components from a mixture using a filter paper or cloth is called filtration.
[C]. The process of adding of alum in muddy water which loads the mud particles and speeds of sedimentation is known as loading.
[D]. None of the above.

In which of the following statements is or are incorrect?

[A]. Petroleum (crude oil) is a mixture of various carbon compounds.
[B]. Wheat obtained from field (after threshing) is a mixture of wheat grains and husk.
[C]. Sea water is a mixture of water, common salt and various other salt dissolved in it.
[D]. Milk is a mixture of different liquid.

In which of the following statements is or are incorrect?

[A]. Centrifugation is used to separate cream from milk.
[B]. For Separation of two miscible liquids we use filtration process.
[C]. Chlorine is added to water to kill germs.
[D]. Shallow salt water lakes are called “Lagoon”.

Boojho is writing some statements, choose the correct statement and help him:

[A]. Before cooking rice and potato pulses are washed then the water is separated from them by loading.
[B]. The method of decantation can also be used for separating two miscible liquids.
[C]. The process of decantation cannot be used for separating two immiscible liquids.
[D]. None of the above.

Paheli bought some vegetables such as French-beans, lady’s finger, green chilies, brinjals and potatoes all mixed in a bag. Which of the following methods of separation would be most appropriate for her to separate them?

[A]. Winnowing
[B]. Sieving
[C]. Threshing
[D]. Hand-picking
More Questions for practice
    1. What do you mean by classification?
    2. Name two natural materials and two man-made materials.
    3. What is a magnetic material?
    4. Name four substances which flow or sink in water.
    5. Give two examples of each of the following—transparent, translucent and opaque.
    6. Name two good conductors and two bad conductors.
What are soluble substances?

Substances like sugar and common salt dissolve completely in water. They are called soluble substances.

What do you understand by metallic lustre?

Metals like silver and gold have bright metallic luster because when light falls on the surface of these metals, the surface gives a shining appearance which is known as metallic lustre.

What are insoluble substances?

Certain substances which do not dissolve in water are called insoluble substances.

Which type of substances are called transparent substances?

Object which allows light to pass through it completely is called transparent. Example: glass, air.