Getting to Know Plants Class 6 Science Chapter 7 Exercise

Class 6 Science Chapter 7 Getting to Know Plants Ncert Solutions are provided here. NCERT Intext and End Exercise questions of Class 6 Science Chapter 7 Getting to Know Plants.

Class 6 Science Chapter 7 : Getting to Know Plants

Getting to Know Plants is the seventh chapter of NCERT Text book of Class 6 Science. The end exercise and intext questions are comprised of the topics – Plants, Herbs, Trees, Shrubs, Leaf Venation, Reticulate, Petiole, Lamina , Flowers, Petals, Stamen, Taproot, etc.

Chapter 07 : Getting to Know Plants ( Ncert Solutions)

SubjectScience
Class 6th – ( Class VI )
Chapter Chapter 7 : Getting to Know Plants
Study MaterialNCERT intext and End Exercise Solutions
Total Questions 13 Questions
Text BookNCERT Text Book

NCERT Solutions Class 6 Science Chapter 7 : Getting to Know Plants

Ques. 1 : Correct the following statements and rewrite them in your notebook.
(a) Stem absorbs water and minerals from the soil.
Ans. Root absorbs water and minerals from the soil.

(b) Leaves hold the plant upright.
Ans. Stem hold the plant upright.

(c) Roots conduct water to the leaves.
Ans. Stem Conducts water to the leaves.

(d) The number of petals and stamens in a flower is always equal.
Ans. The number of sepals and petals in a flower may not be always equal.

(e) If the sepals of a flower are joined together, its petals are also joined together.
Ans. If the sepals of a flower are joined together , its petals are separate and not joined together.

(f) If the petals of a flower are joined together, then the pistil is joined to the petal.
Ans.
If the petals of a flower are joined together , then the pistil is not necessarily joined to the petal

Ques. 2 : Draw (a) a leaf, (b) a taproot and (c) a flower, you have studied for Table 7.3
Ans.
(a) Leaf

Getting to know plants - leaves

(b) Taproot

(c) Flower

Ques. 3 : Can you find a plant in your house or in your neighborhood, which has a long but weak stem? Write its name. In which category will you place it?
Ans.
Yes we find a money plant in our house. It is a climber. It has long but weak stem.

Ques. 4 : What is the function of a stem?
Ans.
Functions of stem in a plant are –

  • It helps in transporting the prepared food in leaves to all the other parts of the plants up to roots.
  • It holds the branches, leaves, flower and fruits.
  • It transport water and minerals from roots to the upper parts of the plant up to leaves.

Ques. 5 : Which of the following leaves have reticulate venation?
Wheat, Tulsi, maize, grass, coriander (dhania), China rose
Ans.
Tulsi, Coriander ( Dhania), And China rose leaves have reticulate venation.

Ques. 6 : If a plant has fibrous root, what type of venation do its leaves have ?
Ans.
Parallel Venation

Ques. 7 : If a plant has leaves with reticulate venation, what kind of roots will it have?
Ans.
Taproot

Ques. 8 : Is it possible for you to find out whether a plant has taproot or fibrous roots by looking at the impression of its leaf on a sheet of paper?
Ans.
Yes , Plants having leaves with reticulate venation have taproots and the plants having parallel venation have fibrous roots.

Ques. 9 : What are the parts of a flower ?
Ans.
Parts of flower are – Pistils, Petals, Stamens and Sepals.

Ques. 10 : From the following plants, which of them have flowers?
Grass, maize, wheat, chilli, tomato, Tulsi, peepal, shisham, banyan, mango, jamun, guava, pomegranate, papaya, banana, lemon, sugarcane, potato, groundnut
Ans.
I have seen all the above plants . Plants which have flowers are : Maize , Wheat, Chilli , Tomato, Tulsi, peepal, shisham, banyan, mango, jamun, guava , pomegranate, papaya, banana, lemon.

Ques. 11 : Name the part of plant which produces food. Name the process.
Ans.
Leaves produces the food for the plant. The process by which leaves make the food of plant is known as photosynthesis.

Ques. 12 : In which part of a flower, you will find the ovary?
Ans.
Ovary is the lowermost and swallow part of the pistil.

Ques. 13 : Name two plants in which one has joined sepals and the other has separate sepals.
Ans.
Plants which have joined sepals : Rose, , Loki, Datura, Lotus ,Tomato Flower
Plants which have separate sepals : China Rose, Mustard Flower, Gurhal