Class 6 Science Chapter 9 The Living Organisms Questions Ans

Class 6 Science Chapter 9 The Living Organisms Characteristics and Habitats Ncert Solutions are provided here. NCERT Intext and End Exercise questions of Class 6 Science Chapter 9 The Living Organisms Characteristics and Habitats.

Class 6 Science Chapter 9 : The Living Organisms Characteristics and Habitats

The Living Organisms Characteristics and Habitats is the ninth chapter of NCERT Text book of Class 6 Science. The end exercise and intext questions are comprised of the topics – Habitat, Aquatic Habitat, Living, Reproduction, Stimulus, Growth, Excretion, etc

Chapter 09 : The Living Organisms Characteristics and Habitats ( Ncert Solutions)

SubjectScience
Class 6th – ( Class VI )
Chapter Chapter 9 : The Living Organisms Characteristics and Habitats
Study MaterialNCERT intext and End Exercise Solutions
Total Questions 8 Questions
Text BookNCERT Text Book

NCERT Solutions Class 6 Science Chapter 09 : The Living Organisms Characteristics and Habitats

Ques. 1 : What is a habitat?
Ans. The surroundings where plants and animals live is known as Habitat. The organisms depend of their habitat for food, water, air , shelter and other needs. There may be several kinds of plants animal in habitat. Habitat means a dwelling place or a home.

Ques. 2 : How are cactus adapted to survive in a desert?
Ans. Cactus are adapted to survive in a desert as they have –

  • No leaves or spiny leaves to prevent water loss through transpiration.
  • Stem is modified in such a way that it performs photosynthesis and conserves water.
  • Their roots go very deep into the soil for absorbing water.

Ques. 3 : Fill up the blanks
(a) The presence of specific features, which enable a plant or an animal to live in a particular habitat, is called ______________ .
Ans. adaptation
The presence of specific features, which enable a plant or an animal to live in a particular habitat is called adaptation.

(b) The habitats of the plants and animals that live on land are called ______________ habitat.
Ans. terrestrial
The habitats of the plants and animals that live on land are called terrestrial habitat.

(c) The habitats of plants and animals that live in water are called _________ habitat.
Ans. aquatic
The habitats of plants and animals that live in water are called aquatic habitat.

(d) Soil, water and air are the _____________ factors of a habitat.
Ans. abiotic.
Soil, water and air are the abiotic factors of a habitat.

(e) Changes in our surroundings that make us respond to them, are called _____________.
Ans.
stimuli
Changes in our surroundings that make us respond to them, are called stimuli.

Ques. 4 : Which of the things in the following list are nonliving?
Plough, Mushroom, Sewing machine, Radio, Boat, Water hyacinth, Earthworm
Ans. Non Living things : Plough, Sewing Machine, Radio, Boat.

Ques. 5 : Give an example of a non-living thing, which shows any two characteristics of living things
Ans. Car is an example of non living thing. It have two characteristic of living things – it can move, it needs oxygen to run.

Ques. 6 : Which of the non-living things listed below, were once part of a living thing?
Butter, Leather, Soil, Wool, Electric bulb, Cooking oil, Salt, Apple, Rubber
Ans. Butter, Leather, Wool, Cooking Oil, Apple, Rubber.

Ques. 7 : List the common characteristics of the living things
Ans. Common characteristics of the living things are –

  • Living organisms need food.
  • They respire.
  • They excrete
  • They reproduce
  • They respond to stimuli
  • They grow
  • They show movements.

Ques. 8 : Explain, why speed is important for survival in the grasslands for animals that live there. (Hint: There are few trees or places for animals to hide in grasslands habitats.)
Ans. In the grasslands there are less number of trees and place to hide. The animal living on grassland are hence more vulnerable to predators. They can only survive if they run faster. Therefore, speed is important for survival of animal living in grassland.