Saturday, July 18, 2015

CBSE Class 6 - Science - CH 7 - Getting To Know Plants (Worksheet)

Getting To Know Plants (Worksheet)

CBSE Class 6 - Science - CH 7 - Getting To Know Plants (Worksheet)
World's Largest Flower. Do you know its name? See Answer below.
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Assignment based on NCERT Chapter for Class 6


Q1: Answer the following in one word or one sentence each:

(a) We often see in our homes or in neighbourhood some plants that have long but weak stems and crawl on ground. What are these plants called? Give an example of such a plant.

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(b) Some plants grow in our neighbourhood have medicinal properties. What do we call such plants? Give an example of such plant.

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(c) Meena tries to pull out a bunch of grass and a rose plant from a soil in her garden. Which plan she is able to pull out easily? Why?

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(d) Name the plant which produces the largest flower? What is the diameter of the flower?

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(e) Mridula learned that green plants prepare their own food by photosynthesis. What are the raw materials required by the plant for photosynthesis?

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(f) Sahil visits her aunt's house. There he sees an ornamental plant in a pot. The plan take support on neighbouring structures to climb up. What do we call such plants? Can you give an example of such plant?

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(g) Leaves of Lily plant have parallel arrangement of veins whereas rose plants have reticulate arrangement of veins. Can you identify the types of roots system in both the plants?

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Q2: Give technical terms for the following:

(a) The part of a leaf by which it is attached to the stem                        ______________


(b) Small leaf like structure that protect flower in bud stage.                 ______________


(c) Plants with weak stem that cannot stand upright but spread             ______________
      on the ground


(d) Part of the plan which anchors the plant to the soil.                          ______________


(e) Arrangement of veins on lamina or leaf blade.                                  ______________


(f) Process to give out water vapours by the leaves                                ____________



Answers:
1 (a). Creepers, e.g. Watermelon
1 (b). Herbal plants e.g. Holy Basil (Tulsi)
1 (c). Grass (herb) will be plucked easily. While Rose is shrub having deeper roots comparatively.
1 (d). Rafflesia. 1 metre
1 (e). Carbon dioxide, water, minerals and sunlight.
1 (f). Climbers eg bittergourd (karela), Money Plant.
1 (g) Lily: Fibrous roots and Rose: Tap Root
2 (a) Petiole
2 (b) Sepal
2 (c) Creepers
2 (d) Root
2 (e) Venation
2 (f) Transpiration

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