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 2022-2023

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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.

Q1

Read the following statements and choose the incorrect one?

[A]. Filtration is helpful in separating insoluble solute (solid) from a solution.
[B]. Sedimentation is the process of settling of heavier particles.
[C]. Sieving is the method where wheat flour is generally removed from husk.
[D]. None of the above.
Q2

Paheli is writing some statements. She wants to know in which of the following statements is or are correct?

[A]. A mixture of wheat grains and wheat flour can be separated by sieving.
[B]. A mixture of oil and water can be separated by decantaion.
[C]. In winnowing, process the husk particles are carried away by the wind to a greater distance.
[D]. All the above
Q3

In which of the following statement is are incorrect?

[A]. In winnowing process, the wheat grains being heavy fall down vertically to the ground and form a heap of wheat grains.
[B]. By using muslin cloth, we can separate mud from water in some extent.
[C]. By evaporation we can separate oil mixed in water.
[D]. By sieving we can separate rice flour mixed with kidney beans.
Q4

During summer, Boojho carries water in a transparent plastic bottle to his school. One day, he left his bottle in this school. The bottle still had some water left in it. The next day, he observed some water droplets on the inner surface of the empty portion of the bottle. These droplets of water were formed due to:

[A]. Boiling and condensation
[B]. Evaporation and saturation
[C]. Evaporation and condensation
[D]. Condensation and saturation
Q5

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.
Q6

In an activity, a teacher dissolved a small amount of solid copper sulphate in a tumbler half filled with water. Which method would you use to get back solid copper sulphate from the solution?

[A]. Decantation
[B]. Evaporation
[C]. Sedimentation
[D]. Condensation
Q7

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.
Q8

You might have observed the preparation of ghee from butter and cream at home. Which method(s) can be used to separate ghee from the residue?

[A]. Evaporation and decantation
[B]. Decantation and filtration
[C]. Decantation and churning
[D]. Only churning
Q9

Consider the given statement and choose the correct one:

[A]. A mixture can be solid, liquid or gas.
[B]. Most of the things which we use in our day to day life mixture.
[C]. A mixture is made of two or more pure substances.
[D]. All the above.
Q10

If the saturated solution of a substance at a particular temperature is heated to a higher temperature then the solubility of a substance(s):

[A]. Increase
[B]. Decrease
[C]. Remains same
[D]. Little decrease
Q11

While preparing chapattis, Paheli found that the flour to be used was mixed with wheat grains. Which out of the following is the most suitable method to separate the grains from the flour?

[A]. Threshing
[B]. Sieving
[C]. Winnowing
[D]. Filtration
Q12

A transparent bottle, half filled with water is left outside in sun for a few hours. After some time, some water droplets are observed on the inner upper surface of the bottle. Which processes do you think, are the cause of these droplets?

[A]. Condensation and saturation
[B]. Boiling and condensation
[C]. Evaporation and condensation
[D]. Evaporation and saturation
Q13

In a solution of salt and water, no more salt can be dissolved. If we want to add more salt, it needs to be:

[A]. Shaked well
[B]. Filtered
[C]. Alum has to be added
[D]. Heated
Q14

Four mixtures are given below, which of these can be separated by the method of winnowing?

[A]. Kidney beans and chickpeas, pulses and rice
[B]. Pulses and rice, Rice-flakes and corn
[C]. Kidney beans and chickpeas, Rice-flakes and corn
[D]. Rice-flakes and corn, Potato wafers and biscuits
Q15

Consider the following statements and choose the correct statement(s):

[A]. Separating funnel is used for separation of immiscible liquids.
[B]. Centrifugation is used to removal of dissolved solids of different densities from liquids.
[C]. Loading is used to increase the size of impurities so that they settle down fast.
[D]. All the above.
Q16

If the saturated solution of a substance at a particular temperature is cooled to a lower temperature, then the solubility of substances:

[A]. Increase
[B]. Decrease
[C]. Remains same
[D]. Little bit increase
Q17

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.
Q18

Which of the following mixture would you be able to separate using the method of filtration?

[A]. Oil in Water
[B]. Cornflakes in milk
[C]. Salt in water
[D]. Sugar in milk
Q19

During summer, Boojho carries water in a transparent plastic bottle to his school. One day, he left his bottle in this school. The bottle still had some water left in it. The next day, he observed some water droplets on the inner surface of the empty portion of the bottle. These droplets of water were formed due to:

[A]. Boiling and condensation
[B]. Evaporation and saturation
[C]. Evaporation and condensation
[D]. Condensation and saturation
Q20

Paheli asked for a glass of water from Boojho. He gave her a glass of ice-cold water. Paheli observed some water droplets on the outer surface of the glass and asked Boojho, how these droplets of water were formed? Which of the following should be Boojho’s answer?

[A]. Evaporation of water from the glass
[B]. Water that seeped out from the glass
[C]. Evaporation of atmospheric water vapour
[D]. Condensation of atmospheric water vapour
Q21

Paheli is writing some statements about sieving. Choose the incorrect sentence and help her:

[A]. The cashew-nut of different sizes are separated in cashew-nut factories by the process of sieving.
[B]. Fine sand can be separated from larger particles by sieving.
[C]. The impurities are removed from wheat before grinding by the process of sieving.
[D]. None of the above.
Q22

Consider the following statements and choose the incorrect one:

[A]. Filtration is used for separating insoluble substances from a liquid.
[B]. A mixture of chalk and water is separated by filtration.
[C]. Filtration can remove any solid substances which are dissolved in a liquid.
[D]. A mixture of sand and water can also be separated by filtration.
Q23

Boojho obtained salt from salt water mixture (or salt solution) by evaporation but water cannot be recovered during evaporation, it is lost into air. In order to recover both salt as well as water from solution, method will be:

[A]. Distillation
[B]. Decantation
[C]. Filtration
[D]. Loading
Q24

Paheli is writing some statements. She wants to know in which of the following statements is or are incorrect?

[A]. The solubility of a substance in water increases on increasing the temperature.
[B]. The solubility of a substance in water increases on lowering the temperature.
[C]. The solubility of a substance refers to its saturated solution.
[D]. The solubility of different substance is water is different.
Q25

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 as per Class 6 Science Chapter 5?

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

What do you understand by metallic lustre in Class 6 Science Chapter 5?

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 from 6th Science Chapter 5?

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

In Class 6 Science Chapter 5, which type of substances are called transparent substances?

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