NCERT Solutions VI Science

Chapter 1 . Variety of Food:  Fill in the blanks with given words: Herbivore, plant milk, sugarcane, carnivore
  1. Tiger is a ………….because it eats only meat.
  2. Deer eats only plant product and so is called……….
  3. Parrot eats only plant product and so, is called…………
  4. The ………that we drink, which comes from cows, buffaloes and goats is an animal’s product
  5. We get sugar from…………
Answers
  1. Carnivore
  2. Herbivore
  3. Plant
  4. Sugarcane
Answer the following Questions
  1. Do you find that all living beings need the same kind of food?
  2. Name five plants and their parts that we eat
  3. Match the items given in column A with that in column B
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Plant Edible Parts
Potato Stem
Mango Fruit
Spinach Leaves
Rice Seeds
  3.1-d, 2-c, 3-a, 4-b, Next Chapter  
Column A Column B
1.       Milk, curd, paneer, ghee a.       Eat other animals
2.       Spinach, cauliflower, carrot b.      Eat plant and plant products
3.       Lions and tigers c.       Are vegetables
4.       Herbivores d.      Are animal products
Answers
  1. No, On the basis of food requirements living beings are grouped into three categories:
  • Herbivores
  • Carnivores
  • Omnivores
So, different living beings need different kinds of food.