NCERT Solutions for Class 6 Science Chapter 4 : Sorting Materials into Groups

Q:

Find the odd one out from the following:

a) Chair, Bed, Table, Baby, Cupboard

b) Rose, Jasmine, Boat, Marigold, Lotus

c) Aluminium, Iron, Copper, Silver, Sand

d) Sugar, Salt, Sand, Copper sulphate

A:

a) Baby (others are made up of wood)

b) Boat (rest are flowers)

c) Sand (rest are metals)

d) Sand (others are soluble in water)

Q:

Select those objects from the following which shine: Glass bowl, plastic toy, steel spoon, cotton shirt

A:

Glass bowl, Steel spoon

Q:

Name five objects which can be made from wood.

A:

Objects made from wood are:

  1. Chair
  2. Table
  3. Wardrobe
  4. Drum sticks
  5. Doors

Q:

List all the items known to you that float on water. Check and see if they will float on an oil or kerosene.

A:

Some of the items that will float on water are listed below:

  1. Plastic bottle
  2. Pencil
  3. A piece of paper
  4. A log of wood
  5. A piece of thermocol
  6. Cork
  7. Plastic ball
  8. Balloons

A few of these like balloons can float on kerosene or oil. This is because density of balloon is less than oil or kerosene.

Q:

Given below are the names of some objects and materials:

Water, basket ball, orange, sugar, globe, apple and earthen pitcher

Group them as:

(a) Round shaped and other shapes

(b) Eatables and non eatables

A:

Round Shaped

Other Shapes

Basket ball

Water

Orange

Sugar

Globe

 

Apple

 

Earthen pitcher

 

 

Eatables

Non eatables

Orange

Basket ball

Apple

Globe

Water

Earthen pitcher

Sugar

 

 

Q:

Match the objects given below with the materials from which they could be made. Remember, an object could be made from more than one material and a given material could be used for making many objects.
Objects Materials
Book Glass
Tumbler Wood
Chair Paper
Toy Leather
Shoes Plastics

A:

  Objects

  Materials

 Book

 Paper

 Tumbler

 Glass, plastics

 Chair

 Wood, plastics

 Toy

 Plastics, wood

 Shoes

 Leather

Q:

State whether the statements given below are True or False.

(i) Stone is transparent, while glass is opaque.

(ii) A notebook has lustre while eraser does not.

(iii) Chalk dissolves in water.

(iv) A piece of wood floats on water.

(v) Sugar does not dissolve in water.

(vi) Oil mixes with water.

(vii) Sand settles down in water.

(viii) Vinegar dissolves in water.

A:

(i) Stone is transparent, while glass is opaque.  (False)

(ii) A notebook has lustre while eraser does not. (False)

(iii) Chalk dissolves in water.                (False)

(iv) A piece of wood floats on water.    (True)

(v) Sugar does not dissolve in water.   (False)

(vi) Oil mixes with water.                    (False)

(vii) Sand settles down in water.          (True)

(viii) Vinegar dissolves in water.           (True)

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