Class 6 Science Chapter 1 Food where does it come from Ncert

Class 6 Science Chapter 1 Food where does it come from ? Ncert Solutions are provided here. NCERT Intext and End Exercise questions of Class 6 Science Chapter 1 Food where does it come from ?

Class 6 Science Chapter 1 : Food where does it come from ?

Food where does it come from ? is the first chapter of NCERT Text book of Class 6 Science. The end exercise and intext questions are comprised of the topics – Food, Food variety, food material and its sources, animals food, etc

Chapter 1 : Food where does it come from ? ( Ncert Solutions)

SubjectScience
Class 6th – ( Class VI )
Chapter Chapter 1 : Food where does it come from ?
Study MaterialNCERT intext and End Exercise Solutions
Total Questions 4 Questions
Text BookNCERT Text Book

NCERT Solutions Class 6 Science Chapter 1 : Food where does it come from ?

Ques. 1 : Do you find that all living beings need the same kind of food?
Ans. No, All living beings do not need the same kind of food.
For example : We human need the food like vegetables, chapatis, milk , fruits, water ,etc

Some other organisms like tiger, lion need only meat in the form of food. They does not eat food like grass , fruits etc.

Some animals like dogs can eat both type of food like chapatis , and meat.

While some organisms like microbes only rely on waste food of human.

Ques. 2 : Name five plants and their parts that we eat.
Ans. Some of the plants and there parts which we eat are –

  • Carrot : We eat the roots of the carrot. The red coloured material inside the earth of the carrot plant is being eaten by us.
  • Wheat : We eat the seeds of the wheat plant. While extra part other than seeds is used as fodder for the animals like cows, buffaloes, etc
  • Brinjal Plant : We eat the fruit of the brinjal plant.
  • Mustard Plant : We use the seeds of the mustard in our food. We take out the mustard oil from the seeds of the plant. This oil is used as cooking oil.
  • Bajra Plant : In the Bajra plant also we use the seeds to make flour which is further used to make the chapatis.

Ques. 3 : Match the items given in Column A with that in Column B

Column AColumn B
Milk, Curd, Paneer, GheeEat other animals
Spinach , Cauliflower, CarrotEat plants and plant products
Lions and Tigersare vegetables
Herbivoresare all animal products

Ans.

Column AColumn B
Milk, Curd, Paneer, Gheeare all animal products
Spinach , Cauliflower, Carrotare vegetables
Lions and Tigerseat other animals
Herbivoreseat plants and plant products

Ques. 4 : Fill up the blanks with the words given:
herbivore, plant, milk, sugarcane, carnivore

(a) Tiger is a _________________ because it eats only meat.
Ans. Carnivore
Tiger is a Carnivore because it eats only meat.

(b) Deer eats only plant products and so, is called________________.
Ans. Herbivore
Deer eats only plant products and so, is called Herbivore.

(c) Parrot eats only ___________ products.
Ans. Plant
Parrot eats only Plant products

(d) The ______________ that we drink, which comes from cows, buffaloes and goats is an animal product.
Ans. Milk
The Milk that we drink, which comes from cows, buffaloes and goats is an animal product.

(e) We get sugar from ______________________ .
Ans. Sugarcane
We get sugar from Sugarcane.

Class 6 Science Chapter 1 : Things to Think About

Ques. 1 : Does everyone around you get enough food to eat? If not, why?
Ans. Every one around us do not get enough food to eat. The rich people eat a lot of food and of different variety of food. But the very poor people does not get enough food to eat. But now a days government is taking major effect to provide food to each and every people of the country. Sooner all the rich and poor will get enough food.

Ques. 2 : What are the ways we can think of to avoid wastage of food?
Ans. Food wastage can be avoided by following ways –

  • Put only that much food in your plate which is enough for you.
  • Do not put extra food in your plate. If this food is less then take some more food after finishing it first.
  • Complete your food in your plate. Don’t leave the food in the plate. Eat it complete, else don’t put extra in the plate
  • The food left should be given to animals like dogs and birds, etc