Class 6 Science NCERT Solutions for Chapter – 1 Food Where does it Come From

Food Where does it Come From

Question 1.
Do you find that all living beings need the same kind of food ?

Answer:
No, all living beings do not need the same kind of food.

Question 2.
Name five plants and their parts that we eat ?

Answer:

S.No.PlantsParts that we eat
1.BrinjalFruit
2.SugarcaneStem
3.CarrotRoot
4.MustardSeeds, leaves
5.WheatSeeds

Question 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

Answer:

Column AColumn B
Milk, curd, paneer, gheeare all animal products
Spinach, cauliflower, carrotare  vegetables
Lions and tigerseat other animals
Herbivoreseat plants and plant  products

Question 4.
Fill in the blanks with the words given : Herbivore, Plants, Milk, Sugarcane, Carnivore.

(a) Tiger is ________ because it eats only meat.
Answer:
Carnivore

(b) Dear eats only plants products, so it is called ________.
Answer:
Herbivores

(c) Parrot eats only ________ products.
Answer:
Plant

(d) The ________ that we drink usually comes from cow and goat and thus these are all animal products.
Answer:
Milk

(e) We get sugar from ________.
Answer:
Sugarcane

InText Questions and Answers

Activity 1

Choose some items and find out what ingredients are used to prepare these and fill in the table given below. Where do these ingredients come from ?

Food ItemsIngredients
Roti ,ChapatiAtta, water
DalPulses, water salt, oil/ghee, spices

Answer:

S.No.Food itemsIngredients RequiredSources (Plants/Animals)
1.Roti/ChapatiAtta, waterPlants
2.DalPulses, water, salt, oil/ghee, spicesPlants Animals
3.Dosa and SambharRice, urad dal, salt, chillies, arhar dal, spices, vegetable, oilPlants
4.BiryaniRice, spices, meatPlants Animals
5.PizzaMaida flour, vegetables spices, cheesePlants Animals
6.KheerRice, sugar milkPlants Animals

Activity 2

Fill in the blanks in table 1.2

Food ItemIngredientsSources
IdliRicePlant
Ur ad dal
Salt
Water
Chicken curryChickenAnimal
Spices
OW/gheePlants/Animals
Water
KheerMilkAnimal
RicePlant
Sugar

Answer:

Food ItemIngredientsSources
IdliRicePlant
Ur ad dalPlant
SaltSea
WaterRivers, wells
Chicken curryChickenAnimal
SpicesPlants
OW/gheePlants/Animals
WaterRiver/wells
KheerMilkAnimal
RicePlant
SugarPlant

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