Class 6 Science Chapter 1 Food Where Does it Come From Worksheet

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Class 6 Science Food: Where Does It Come From Worksheets with Answers Chapter 1 – PDF

1. State True or False

(i) Scavengers help to keep the environment clean.
Answer: True

(ii) Tiger, giraffe and yak provide us milk.
Answer: False

(iii) Honey is prepared by honey bees.
Answer: True

(iv) Lizards eat insects. 
Answer: True

(v) Tomato is a seed of a plant used as vegetable. 
Answer: False

(vi) Sprouted grains give more energy compared to normal grains. 
Answer: True

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2. Fill in the blanks.

(i) The ______ of the lotus flower is consumed as food.
Answer: Stem

(ii) ______ and ______ are used to produce sugar.
Answer: Sugarcane, Sugar beet

(iii) ______ is a non-green plant that we consume as food.
Answer: Mushroom

(iv) ______ and ______ are the two common sources of most of the ingredients of food items that we eat.
Answer: Plants, animals

(v) We get ______ from food.

3. Write any three milk providing animals.
Answer: Cow, Goat and Buffalo

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4. What are the three meals we take daily?
Answer: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

5. Write any 3 milk products you take daily.
Answer: Cheese, butter and curd

6. Name a food item which we can prepare from honey.
Answer: Honey – Jams and Jellies

7. From where do we obtain honey?
Answer: Honey Comb

8. Write one fruit which is found underground and mention the nutrient found in that fruit.
Answer: Ground nuts and it give us fats.

9. From where does baby plant get food?
Answer: Baby plant or seedling depends upon the food stored in the seed.

10. Which food is more nutritious, sprouts or pulses?
Answer: Sprouts contain high levels of fibre, vitamins and proteins as compared to pulses. That is why sprouts are more nutritious than pulses.

11. Who prepares honey and how?
Answer: Bees prepare honey. Honey bees collect nectar from the flower and store it in their hives and convert it into honey.

12. On skipping breakfast we feel tired and exhausted. Why?
Answer: Breakfast is the first meal of the day and is taken after a long period of time. That’s why we feel tired and exhausted if we miss our breakfast.

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13. What is honey?
Answer: Honey is a thick, golden liquid, sugary product produced by honey bees using the nectar of flowering plants.

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14. What is food?
Answer: Food is any nutritious substance that living beings eat in order to maintain their life and growth.

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15. Why do we cook food? Does food lose its nutrition value when they are cooked?
Answer: We cook food to make it tastier and easy to digest. But while cooking some of the nutrients such as vitamin C get destroyed. That is why we eat some fruits and vegetables without cooking.

16. Why is India facing food problem today? How can it be solved?

Answer: India is facing food problems because India is not able to produce food to meet the increasing requirement of the growing population.
It can be solved by:
(i) Ensuring Proper storage.
(ii) Growing better crops.
(iii) Better management of left-over food in the parties and functions.
(iv) Avoiding wastage of food.

17. Differentiate among the following:

(i) Herbivores and Carnivores

 Herbivores Carnivores
 They eat only plant products. They eat flesh and meat of other animals.
 They have strong grinding teeth.They have sharp tearing teeth or canines.
Examples: giraffe, goat, cow, deer etc.Examples: lion, tiger, hyena, leopard etc.

(ii) Carnivores and Omnivores

 Carnivores Omnivores
They eat flesh and meat of other animals. They eat both meat and plants.
They have sharp tearing teeth or canines.They have a combination of sharp front teeth and molars for grinding.
Examples: Lion, Tiger, Hyena, leopard, etc.Examples: human, bear, dog, etc.

(iii) Parasites and Scavengers

 Parasites Scavengers
They live inside or on the body of the host.They feed on dead and decaying matter.
Their organ systems are not well developed.Their organ systems are well developed.
They harm their host.They clean the environment.

18. What are scavengers? How do they help the environment?

Answer: Animals that eat flesh of dead animals are called scavengers. For example, vultures, jackal, crow are common examples of scavengers. By eating dead animals, they help in keeping the environment clean. Otherwise our surroundings will be full stinking dead animals.

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19. Why water is important for our body?

Answer: Water is an important need for our body because:

  • It helps carrying digested food in our body.
  • It helps flushing out waste from our body.
  • It helps regulate temperature of our body.
  • It constitutes 70% (2/3rd) of our body.
  • It protects and moisturizes our joints and skins.

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

Answer: No, Different animals eat different kinds of food as per their needs.
Depending on kind of food they eat, animals are divided into three categories:

  • Herbivores: Animals which feed on plants and plant products are called herbivores.
    Example: cow, goat
  • Carnivores: Animals which feed on other animals are called carnivores.
    Example: lion, tiger
  • Omnivores: Animals which feed on both plants and animals are called omnivores.
    Example: crow