Food: Where Does It Come From? Chapter 1 | Class 6 | NCERT
Question 1: Do you find that all living beings need the same kind of food?
Answer: No, all living beings do not need the same kind of food. Some animals eat plants as food, and they are called herbivores. Some animals eat other animals, and they are called carnivores. Some others eat food from plant sources as well as animals, and such living beings are called omnivores.
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.
NCERT Class 6 Science
Chapter 1: Food: Where Does It Come From?
Chapter 4: Sorting Materials and Groups
Chapter 5: Separation of Substances
Chapter 7: Getting to Know Plants
Chapter 9: The Living Organisms and Their Surroundings
Chapter 10: Motion and Measurement of Distances
Chapter 11: Light, Shadows and Reflections
Chapter 12: Electricity and Circuits