NCERT Solutions for Class 6th Science
Chapter 1. FOOD: WHERE DOES IT COME FROM
Important Questions with solution
Important Questions With Solution
Q1 : Name two main sources of food materials.
Q2 : Write the name of food materials obtained from plants?
Ans : All grains like wheat, rice, pea and fruits and vegetables.
Q3 : Write the name of food materials obtained from animals?
Ans : Milk, eggs, meat, chicken, fish, prawns, beef, pork and such others, which come from animals.
Q4 : What are ingredients?
Ans : The components of any food items are known as ingredients. Like milk, rice, sugar and water are ingredients of food item Kheer.
Q5 : Write the name of source of ingredients which are used to cook food item Chicken Curry.
Ans : Plants and Animals.
Q6 : What are edible parts?
Ans : The eatable parts of plants are known as edible parts.
Q7 : Write the name of edible parts of plants?
Ans : fruits, flowers, leaves, stems and roots are the edible parts of plants.
Q8 : What is germination?
Ans : The growth of baby plant from a seed is known as germination.
Q9 : What is nectar?
Ans : Nectar is sweet juice of flowers collected by bee which gets converted into honey.
Q10 : Where do bees collect their honey?
Ans : Bees collect their honey in their hive.
Q11 : Write the variety of animals which are classified under taking food?
Ans : The variety of animals which are classified under taking food;
Q12 : What are Herbivores?
Ans : Animals which eat only plants or plant’s products are known as herbivores. Like cow, deer and buffalo etc.
Q13 : What are carnivores?
Ans : Animals which eat only animals or animal’s products are known as carnivores.
Q14 : What are omnivores?
Ans : Animals which eat both plants and animals. These are called omnivores.