CBSE Class 6 Science MCQ Chapter 1 Food: Where Does it Come From


Q.1. Given below are names of some animals:
(i) Goat
(ii) Human beings
(iii) Cockroach
(iv) Eagle
Which of the above animals form a pair of omnivores?

(a) (i) and (ii)

(b) (ii) and (iii)

(c) (iii) and (iv)

(d) (ii) and (iv)

    Q.2. Honeybee makes honey from

(a) pollen

(b) petals

(c) nectar

(d) bud

    Q.3. Below are names of some animals:
(i) Cow
(ii) Sheep
(iii) Horse
(iv) Ox
Which of the above are sources of milk for human beings?

(a) (i) and (iii)

(b) (i) and (ii)

(c) (ii) and (iii)

(d) (iii) and (iv)

    Q.4. Given below is a list of edible plants:
(i) Banana
(ii) Pumpkin
(iii) Lady’s finger
(iv) Brinjal
Which pair of plants have two or more edible parts?

(a) (i) and (ii)

(b) (ii) and (iii)

(c) (iii) and (iv)

(d) (i) and (iv)

    Q.5. The part of a banana plant not used as food is

(a) flower

(b) fruit

(c) stem

(d) root

    Q.6. Read each set of terms and identify the odd set

(a) Cow, milk, butter

(b) Hen, meat, egg

(c) Goat, milk, meat

(d) Plant, vegetable, butter milk

7. Which one is not a function of food:

(a) Prepare protein

(b) Repair body parts

(c) Gives us energy

(d) Help in growth

Answer: (a) Prepare protein

Food gives us energy, help in growth and repair body parts but do not prepare protein. We obtain protein from plants.


8. An example of complete food is

(a) Pulses

(b) Carrot

(c) Milk

(d) radish

Answer: (c) Milk

Milk is called as complete food as it contains all the nutrients required for proper functioning of human body such as protein, sugar and fat.


9. Curd is formed by the action of

(a) Algae

(b) Bacteria

(c) Virus

(d) Fungus

Answer: (b) Bacteria

Curd is made from milk by adding small amount of starter containing large number of lactobacillus bacteria that convert milk into curd.


10. Plants prepare their food by the process of

(a) Transduction

(b) Photosynthesis

(c) Transpiration

(d) Respiration

Answer: (b) Photosynthesis

Plants prepare their food by the process of photosynthesis in the presence of sunlight, chlorophyll, carbon dioxide and water.


11. People living in coastal areas eat

(a) Maize and Bajara

(b) Rice, meat of goat

(c) Wheat, pulses and rice

(d) Rice and fish

Answer: (d) Rice and fish

People living in coastal areas generally eat rice since they are easily available.


12. Green plants prepare their own food, hence they are called as

(a) Autotrophs

(b) Parasites

(c) Heterotrophs

(d) Decomposers

Answer: (a) Autotrophs

Green pants prepare their food by the process of photosynthesis. Hence green plants are called as autotrophs. (“auto” means self and “troph” means nutrition)


13. Spices provide

(a) Vitamins

(b) Flavour

(c) Proteins

(d) Energy

Answer: (b) Flavour

Spices can only add flavour and taste to food because it do not contain any kind of nutrients.


14. Which of the following digested by other animals?

(a) A Lion

(b) A Cow

(c) A Tapeworm

(d) A Cockroach

Answer: (c) A Tapeworm

Among these tapeworms eats food digested by other animals.


15. Which of the following animals does have teeth?

(a) Snake

(b) Eagle

(c) Mosquito

(d) Tapeworm

Answer: (a) Snake

Snake do not have teeth although they have tongue, mouth and tail. So they engulf the food without chewing.


16. Honeybee makes honey from

(a) Nectar

(b) petals

(c) Pollen

(d) Sepals

Answer: (a) Nectar

Honeybee makes honey from nectar collected from flowers.


17. Cereals are rich source of

(a) Proteins

(b) Fats

(c) Carbohydrates

(d) Vitamins

Answer: (c) Carbohydrates

Rice, wheat and maize are main cereals which are rich source of carbohydrates for human beings.


18. Carnivores have

(a) Sharp pointed teeth

(b) Broad and strong teeth

(c) Blunt teeth

(d) Long sticky teeth

Answer: (a) Sharp pointed teeth

Carnivorous have sharp pointed teeth to tear the flesh of animals.

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