CBSE Class 6 Science Objective Type Questions Chapter 1 Food: Where Does It Come From

Objective Type Questions

Question 1.
Match the following items given in Column A with that in Column B:

Column AColumn B
DeerFruit juice
ManHuman faecal
Female mosquitoPlants
ButterflyHuman blood
Human infantBoth plants and animals
Male mosquitoAnimals
PigMother’s milk


Column AColumn B
ManBoth plants and animals
Female mosquitoHuman blood
Human infantMothers milk
Male mosquitoFruit juice
PigHuman feecal

Question 2.
Fill in the blanks with appropriate words:

  1. We feel …………….. when we have no food for some time.
  2. ……………. living beings need food.
  3. Children need food for ………………. .
  4. If food is not given for long, most of the known living beings will ……………. .
  5. We get ……………… after eating food.
  6. Different organisms eat …………….. kinds of food.
  7. Mustard ………………….. are used as spices and oil.
  8. We get food from ………………… as well as animals.
  9. We use ……………… energy when we run than when we walk.
  10. We use ……………… energy when we sleep.
  11. Each of us should make sure not to ……………… food.
  12. Human beings are ……………. .


  1. weak
  2. All
  3. growth
  4. die
  5. energy
  6. different
  7. seeds
  8. Plants
  9. more
  10. less
  11. waste
  12. omnivore

Question 3.
State -whether the statements given below are True or False:

  1. Different people have different choices of food.
  2. If a person does not get food he feels weak and is likely to fall ill.
  3. Human beings, animals, birds, insects, etc. eat the same type of food.
  4. There is no effect on our ability to do work even if we do not eat food for a day.
  5. Lion is omnivorous.
  6. Plants give us more varieties of food than animals.
  7. Cooked food can be easily consumed and absorbed by our body.
  8. There is a range of food items eaten over various states of India.
  9. For every item that we eat there are a number of persons who have contributed.
  10. Leaves absorb sunlight and prepare food using chlorophyll.


  1. True
  2. True
  3. False
  4. False
  5. False
  6. True
  7. True
  8. True
  9. True
  10. True

Question 4.
(i) Which part of a mustard plant is edible?
(a) Seeds and flowers
(b) Leaves and flowers
(c) Seeds and leaves
(d) Stem and roots
(c) Seeds of mustard are used for oil and spices while leaves are used as

(ii) Honey bees are often seen sitting on flowers. Why do they do so?
(a) They like flowers
(b) They lay eggs on flowers
(c) They suck nectar from flowers
(d) All of these
(c) Bees collect nectar from flowers and convert it into honey.

(iii) Which one is the best for health?
(a) Boiled seeds
(b) Roasted seeds
(c) Wet swollen seeds
(d) Sprouted seeds
(d) Sprouted seeds are the best for health.

(iv) Which one of the following set comprises only herbivorous animals?
(a) Cow, goat, rabbit, deer
(b) Cow, goat, rabbit, wolf
(c) Wolf, goat, rabbit, deer
(d) Cow, crow, crane, camel
(a) Wolf and crow are not herbivorous.

(v) Animals which eat both plants and flesh of other animals are called
(a) herbivores
(b) carnivores
(c) omnivores
(d) sanguinivores
(c) Animals which eat both plants and flesh of other animals are called omnivores.

(vi) Human beings are
(a) herbivores
(b) carnivores
(c) omnivores
(d) decomposers
(c) Human beings eat herbs as well as meat and eggs.

(vii) Which one of the following sets is not correct?
(a) Cow, rabbit, deer, goat
(b) Tiger, lion, wolf, panther
(c) Bear, crow, cat
(d) Rabbit, deer, cat, wolf
(d) All other sets have only one type of animals.

(viii) Which one is not a food for a squirrel?
(a) Grains
(b) Small insects
(c) Fruits
(d) All of these
(b) Squirrel is a herbivorous animal.

(ix) Rearing and management of fishes in large scale is called
(a) agriculture
(b) apiculture
(c) pisciculture
(d) horticulture
(c) Rearing and management of fishes is called pisciculture.

(x) Which of the following is a root vegetable ?
(a) Potato
(b) Carrot
(c) Cucumber
(d) Onion
(b) Carrot is a root.

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