Science Class 6- Chapter 1- Food: Where does it Come From? – NCERT Exercise solution (Question-Answer)

Science Class 6 – Chapter 1- Food: Where does it Come From? NCERT Exercise solution (Question-Answer) is provided below. Total 04 Questions are in this NCERT Exercise, all are solved here.

Q.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.

Example: Sunlight is the main source of energy for plants, but it is only not sufficient for the survival of animals. They need food for energy.

👉 Some animals are herbivores who eat only plants or plant products.

👉 Some animals are carnivores who eat only other animals.

👉 Some animals are omnivores who eat food from plant sources as well as animals.

Therefore, all living beings can not survive by taking the same kind of food.

Q.2 Name five plants and their parts that we eat.

Answer:- Following are the five plants and their parts that we eat:-

👉 Brinjal– Fruit

👉 Potato– Stem

👉 Paddy– Seeds

👉 Spinach– Leaves

👉 Carrot– Root

Q.3 Match the items given in column A with that in column B.

Column A Column B
Milk, curd, paneer, ghee Eat other animals
Spinach, cauliflower, carrot Eat plants and plant products
Lion and tigers Are vegetables
Herbivores Are all animal products


Column A Column A
Milk, curd, paneer,  ghee Are all animal products
Spinach, cauliflower, carrot Are vegetables
Lions and tigers Eat other animals
Herbivores Eat plant and plant products

Q.4 Fill up the blanks with the words given:-

Herbivore, plant, milk, sugarcane, carnivore

(a) Tiger is a __________________ because it eats only meat.


(b) Deer eats only plant products and so, is called ________________.

Answer– herbivores

(c) Parrot eats only _______________ products.

Answer– plant

(d) The _____________that we drink, which comes from cows, buffaloes and goats is an animal product.

Answer– milk

(e) We get sugar from ______________.

Answer– sugarcane


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