NCERT Solutions for Class 6 Science Chapter 7 : Getting to Know Plants

Q:

In which part of a flower, you are likely to find the ovary?

A:

In the flower, ovary is found in the swollen and lowermost part of the pistil.

Q:

Name the part of plant which produces food. Name the process.

A:

In plants, food is produced in leaves by the process of photosynthesis.

Q:

If a plant has leaves with reticulate venation, what kind of roots will it have?

A:

Plants having leaves with reticulate venation will have tap roots.

Q:

If a plant has fibrous root, what type of venation do its leaves have?

A:

If a plant has fibrous root, the venation present in its leaves is parallel.

Q:

Is it possible for you to find out whether a plant has taproot or fibrous roots by looking at the impression of its leaf on a sheet of paper?

A:

Yes, the type of roots can be determined by looking at the impression of the plant leaf on a paper. If the impression of the leaf shows reticulate venation, that is, if there is a net-like impression on both the sides of midrib, then the plant has taproots. However, if the impression of the leaf shows parallel venation, then the plant has fibrous roots.

Q:

Name two plants in which one has joined sepals and the other has separate sepals.

A:

Flowers with joined sepals are: China rose and tomato.

Flowers with separate sepals are: Rose and jasmine.

Q:

From the following plants, which of them have flowers? Grass, maize, wheat, chilli, tomato, tulsi, peepal, shisham, banyan, mango, jamun, guava, pomegranate, papaya, banana, lemon, sugarcane, potato, groundnut

A:

All the plants mentioned here bear flowers. Plants like grass, tulsi and peepal bear very small flowers.

Q:

Which of the following leaves have reticulate venation? Wheat, tulsi, maize, grass, coriander (dhania), China rose

A:

The leaves that have reticulate venation are tulsi, coriander (dhania) and China rose.

Q:

Can you find a plant in your house or in your neighborhood, which has a long but weak stem? Write its name. In which category will you place it?

A:

In our house or in our neighbourhood, the plant found with a long but weak stem is money plant. This plant can be classified as a climber because it takes support on its neighbouring structures and climb up.

Q:

What is the function of a stem?

A:

Functions of stem in a plant are:

  1. The stem provides support to the plant.

  2. It conducts water and minerals from the roots of the plant to its leaves and various other parts.

  3. It also transports food prepared in leaves to other parts of the plant.

Q:

Draw (a) a leaf, (b) a taproot and (c) a flower, you have studied for Table 7.3.

A:

(a) a leaf of rose plant

       

(b) taproot of rose plant

               

(c) a flower of rose plant

           

Q:

What are the parts of a flower.

A:

Names of the parts of a flower are:
Sepals, petals, stamen (filament and anther) and pistil (stigma, style and ovary)

Q:

Correct the following statements and rewrite them in your notebook. (a) Stem absorbs water and minerals from the soil.
(b) Leaves hold the plant upright.
(c) Roots conduct water to the leaves.
(d) The number of petals and stamens in a flower is always equal.
(e) If the sepals of a flower are joined together, its petals are also joined together.
(f) If the petals of a flower are joined together, then the pistil is joined to the petal.

A:

(a) Roots absorb water and minerals from the soil.
(b) Stem holds the plant upright.
(c) Stem conducts water to the leaves.
(d) The number of petals and stamens in a flower may not be always equal.
(e) If the sepals of a flower are joined together, its petals are separate and are not joined together.
(f) If the petals of a flower are joined together, then the pistil is not necessarily joined to the petal.

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