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NCERT Solutions for Class 6 Science Chapter 11 Light, Shadows and Reflections

Chapter 11 carries significant weightage in the Class 6 examination every year, making these NCERT Solutions an indispensable resource for your academic journey. Understanding the fundamentals of light is essential, as it forms the basis for a multitude of advanced topics. These solutions are your key to mastering the subject.

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Light, Shadows and Reflections

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Q1 :  Where can I get the accurate NCERT Solutions for Class 6 Science Chapter 11 for free?

 

Choosing the correct study material is a tough task for CBSE students. To fulfill this need, the faculty at Orchids The International School have designed the accurate NCERT Solutions for Class 6 Science Chapter 11 for free. The chapter-wise PDF format of solutions can be accessed by the students irrespective of time and place. The solutions are created as per the latest CBSE syllabus and guidelines to help students ace the exam confidently. The answers are available for all the questions in the textbook to boost the exam preparation of students.

 

Q2 : How to prepare Chapter 11 of NCERT Solutions for Class 6 Science for the annual exam?

 

Science is one of the important subjects which requires lots of conceptual knowledge. By learning the chapters on a daily basis, students will obtain a firm grip on the basic concepts which are important from the exam point of view. The solutions are framed by subject-matter experts at Orchids The International School as per the CBSE syllabus and guidelines. Students are recommended to prepare Chapter 11 by referring to the NCERT Solutions. The chapter-wise solutions can be used by the students both in online and offline modes to get an overall idea about the topics with higher marks weightage.

 

Q3 : List out the concepts covered in Chapter 11 of NCERT Solutions for Class 6 Science.

 

The concepts covered in Chapter 11 of NCERT Solutions for Class 6 Science are listed below:

1. Transparent, opaque and translucent objects

2. What exactly are shadows?

3. A pinhole camera

4. Mirrors and reflections

Question 1 :

Rearrange the boxes given below to make a sentence that helps us understand opaque objects.

Opaque objects puzzle

 

Answer :

The given boxes can be rearranged to form ‘Opaque Objects Make Shadows’ as shown below

Opaque objects puzzle

 


Question 2 :

Classify the objects or materials given below as opaque, transparent or translucent and luminous or non-luminous:

Air, water, a piece of rock, a sheet of aluminium, a mirror, a wooden board, a sheet of polythene, a CD, smoke, a sheet of plane glass, fog, a piece of red hot iron, an umbrella, a lighted fluorescent tube, a wall, a sheet of carbon paper, the flame of a gas burner, a sheet of cardboard, a lighted torch, a sheet of cellophane, a wire mesh, kerosene stove, sun, firefly, the moon.

 

Answer :

Opaque:  A piece of rock, a sheet of aluminum, a mirror, a wooden board, a CD, an umbrella, a wall, a sheet of carbon paper, a sheet of cardboard

Transparent: Air, water, and a sheet of plane glass

Translucent: A sheet of polythene, smoke, fog, a sheet of cellophane, and a wire mesh

Luminous: A piece of red hot iron, a lighted fluorescent tube, the flame of a gas burner, a lighted torch, sun, firefly, kerosene stove

Non-luminous: Air, water, a piece of rock, a sheet of aluminum, a mirror, a wooden board, a sheet of polythene, a CD, smoke, a sheet of plane glass, fog, an umbrella, a wall, a sheet of carbon paper, a sheet of cardboard, a sheet of cellophane, a wire mesh, moon

 


Question 3 :

 Can you think of creating a shape that would give a circular shadow if held in one way and a rectangular shadow if held in another way?

 

Answer :

Yes, as shown in the image below:

Circular and rectangular shadow formation

 


Question 4 :

In a completely dark room, if you hold up a mirror in front of you, will you see a reflection of yourself in the mirror?

 

Answer :

No, in a dark room, a mirror reflection of the image will not be shown as the light will not fall on the mirror to reflect the image due to darkness. 

 


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