Class 6 Science Chapter 16 Garbage In Garbage Out Worksheet

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Class 6 Science Garbage In Garbage Out Worksheets with Answers Chapter 16 – PDF

1. Fill in the blanks:

i. _______ take the garbage from the bins.
Answer: Safai karamcharis

ii. _______ wastes could be converted into useful compost.
Answer: Biodegradable

iii. Drains get choked due to ________ thrown by us.
Answer: plastic

iv. Redworms do not survive in very _____ or very ______ surroundings.
Answer: hot, cold 

2. True/False:

i. The packaging material of flour, biscuits and milk go out as garbage. 
Answer: True

ii. We generate so much garbage in our day-to-day activities. 
Answer: True

iii. Garbage contains only non-useful components. 
Answer: False

iv. Polythene bags are useful components of garbage. 
Answer: False

v. Garbage heaps of dried leaves should not be burnt. 
Answer: True

3. How useful components of garbage such as biodegradable items are dealt?
Answer: To deal with some of the useful components of garbage, compost making areas are developed near the landfill.

4. Which living organism is used for making compost?
Answer: Earthworm called redworm is used for composting.

5. What is redworm?
Answer: A type of earthworm called redworm is used for composting.

6. What organism other than earthworm is involved in composting?
Answer: Microorganisms such as bacteria, fungi etc. is involved in composting.

7. Suggest some packaging material which can be recycled or reuse?
Answer: Glass bottles, recycling polythene and jute bags

8. Earthworms are called farmer’s friend. Why?
Answer: A type of earthworm called redworm is used for composting and helps in increasing the fertility the soil. Thus they are called farmer’s friends.

9. List a few things we use that are made of plastics?
Answer: Toys, shoes, bags, pens, combs, tooth brushes, buckets, bottles, water pipes etc.

10. What are the uses of green colored bins?
Answer: The green bins are for collecting kitchen and other plant or animal wastes.

11. When rotting of garbage is said to be completed?
Answer: A black color and no foul smell indicate that rotting of garbage is complete.

12. For what purpose blue colored bins are used?
Answer: The blue bins are used for materials that can be used again — such as plastics, metals and glass.

13. What is composting?
Answer: The rotting and conversion of some materials into manure is called ‘composting’.

14. What is a landfill?
Answer: Landfill is an area where the garbage collected from a city or town is dumped. The area is later converted into a park.

15. Why banana leaf platter is a better option than plastic plate?
Answer: Banana leaf platter is a better option than plastic plate because it is cost effective and eco-friendly.

16. What kind of waste materials rots completely when buried in the soil?Answer: Waste materials such as kitchen, plants and animals waste rots completely when buried in the soil.

17. What kitchen waste mainly consists of?
Answer: Kitchen waste mainly consists of fruits and vegetable peels, egg shells, waste food and tea leaves.

18. Where garbage collected by safai karamchari is dumped?
Answer: Garbage collected by safai karamchari is taken to a low lying open area, called a landfill.

19. Which items should not be included for making compost?
Answer: Pieces of cloth, polythene bags, broken glass, aluminium wrappers, nails, old shoes, broken toys etc.

20. Make a list of garbage which cannot be converted into compost by the red worms?
Answer: Plastic bags, tins, bottles, glass, aluminium foils, broken bangles, steel etc. could not be converted into compost by the redworms.