Body Movements Class 6 Science Chapter 8 Ncert Solutions

Class 6 Science Chapter 8 Body Movements Ncert Solutions are provided here. NCERT Intext and End Exercise questions of Class 6 Science Chapter 8 Body Movements.

Class 6 Science Chapter 8 : Body Movements

Body Movements is the eighth chapter of NCERT Text book of Class 6 Science. The end exercise and intext questions are comprised of the topics – Movement of animals and Human beings , Joints, Types of Joint, Skeleton, backbone, cartilage, snail, birds, fish, movement of snake , etc.

Chapter 08 : Body Movements ( Ncert Solutions)

Class 6th – ( Class VI )
Chapter Chapter 8 : Body Movements
Study MaterialNCERT intext and End Exercise Solutions
Total Questions 4 Questions
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NCERT Solutions Class 6 Science Chapter 8 : Body Movements

Ques. 1 : Fill in the blanks:
(a) Joints of the bones help in the ______________ of the body.
Ans. Movement.

(b) A combination of bones and cartilages forms the of the body.
Ans. Skeleton

(c) The bones at the elbow are joined by a ___________ joint.
Ans. Hinge

(d) The contraction of the _________ pulls the bones during movement.
Ans. Muscles.

Ques. 2 : Indicate true (T) and false (F) among the following sentences.
(a) The movement and locomotion of all animals is exactly the same.
Ans. False

(b) The cartilages are harder than bones.
Ans. False

(c) The finger bones do not have joints.
Ans. False

(d) The fore arm has two bones.
Ans. True

(e) Cockroaches have an outer skeleton.
Ans. True

Ques. 3 : Match the items in Column I with one or more items of Column II

Column IColumn II
Upper jawhave fins on the body
Fishhas an outer skeleton
Ribscan fly in the air
Snailis an immovable joint
Cockroachprotect the heart
shows very slow movement
have a streamlined body


Column IColumn II
Upper jawis a immovable joint
Fishhave fins on the body
have a streamlined body
Ribsprotect the heart
Snailvery slow movement
Cockroachhas an outer skeleton
can fly in the air

Ques. 4 : Answer the following:
(a) What is a ball and socket joint?
Ans. A ball and socket joint is a movable joint. It consists of a bone that has rounded head , which fits into a cup like depression of another bone. Example : Shoulder Joint and Hip Joints.

(b) Which of the skull bones are movable?
Ans. Only the lower jaw in skull is movable.

(c) Why can our elbow not move backwards?
Ans. Elbow joint is hinge joint which allows only back and forth movement. So we cannot move our elbow backward.