NCERT Solutions for Class 6 Science Chapter 1 : Food: Where Does It Come From


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



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


No, all living organisms do not require the same kind of food. Some organisms feed only on plants and plant products, some organisms feed on other living organisms and some organisms feed both on plants and animals. Based on the type of food they eat, living organisms are categorised as:

  1. Herbivores: the animals that eat plant and plant products, such as cow, deer, goat, etc.
  2. Carnivores: the animals that eat other animals, such as tiger, lion, etc.
  3. Omnivores: the animals that eat both plants and animals, such as crow, man, etc.


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 _________. (c) Parrot eats only ________ products. (d) The ________ that we drink, which comes from cows, buffaloes and goats is an animal product. (e) We get sugar from ________.


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

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

(c) Parrot eats only plant products.

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

(e) We get sugar from sugarcane.


Name five plants and their parts that we eat.


Name of plant

Edible Plant Part











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