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NCERT Solutions for Class 6 Science Chapter 7 Getting to Know Plants

We are pleased to offer NCERT Solutions for Class 6 Science Chapter 7, "Getting to Know Plants," a valuable resource tailored to students following the CBSE Class 6 Science curriculum. These comprehensive answers have been thoughtfully designed to provide a clear understanding of the concepts covered in the syllabus.

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Getting to Know Plants

Frequently Asked Questions 

 

Q1  Explain the functions of stem covered in Chapter 7 of NCERT Solutions for Class 6 Science.

 

Following are the functions of a stem

1. Stems hold the plant upright.

2. Stems conduct water to the leaves.
3. Stems conduct food from leaves to other parts of the plant.

 

Q2  What are the key features of using the NCERT Solutions for Class 6 Science Chapter 7?

 

The key features of using the NCERT Solutions for Class 6 Science Chapter 7 are

1. Solutions are present for all the textbook questions.

2. Conceptual learning abilities are improved among students.

3. The subject matter experts create the solutions as per the CBSE guidelines.

4. NCERT Solutions are the most efficient study resource that students can rely on.

5. The faculty make use of simple and interesting pattern to help students grasp the concepts.

 

Q3  List out the topics covered in Chapter 7 of NCERT Solutions for Class 6 Science.

 

The topics covered in Chapter 7 of NCERT Solutions for Class 6 Science are

Herbs, shrubs and trees

Stem

Leaf

Root

Flower

Venation



Question 1 :

What are the parts of a flower?

 

Answer :

a) Sepals

b) Petals

c) Stamens

d) Pistil

 


Question 2 :

Name the part of a plant which produces food. Name the process.

 

Answer :

Leaves produce food through a process called Photosynthesis.

 


Question 3 :

Correct the following statements and rewrite them in your notebook.

 

(a) Stem absorbs water and minerals from the soil.

 

(b) Leaves hold the plant upright.

 

(c) Roots conduct water to the leaves.

 

(d) The number of petals and stamens in a flower is always equal.

 

(e) If the sepals of a flower are joined together, its petals are also joined together.

 

(f) If the petals of a flower are joined together, then the pistil is joined to the petal.

 

Answer :

a) Roots absorb water and minerals from the soil.

 

b) Stem holds the plant upright.

 

c) Stems conduct water to the leaves.

 

d) The number of petals and stamens in a flower may not always be equal.

 

e) If the sepals of a flower are joined together, its petals are separate.

 

f) If the petals of a flower are joined together, then the pistil may or may not be joined to the petal.

 


Question 4 :

Can you find a plant in your house or in your neighbourhood which has a long but weak stem? Write its name. In which category will you place it?

 

Answer :

Yes, lauki (gourd) plant needs support. It is a climber.

 


Question 5 :

What is the function of a stem?

 

Answer :

Following are the functions of a stem

  • Stems hold the plant upright.

  • Stems conduct water to the leaves.

  • Stems conduct food from leaves to other parts of the plant.

 


Question 6 :

In which part of a flower will you find the ovary?

 

Answer :

The ovary is found in the lowermost and most swollen part of the pistil.

 


Question 7 :

Which of the following leaves have reticulate venation?

Wheat, tulsi, maize, grass, coriander (dhania), China rose

 

Answer :

Tulsi, China rose, and coriander have reticulate venation.

 


Question 8 :

If a plant has fibrous roots, what type of venation do its leaves have?

 

Answer :

If a plant has a fibrous root, its leaves have parallel venation.

 


Question 9 :

If a plant has leaves with reticulate venation, what kind of roots will it have?

 

Answer :

If a plant has leaves with reticulate venation, it will have a tap root.

 


Question 10 :

Is it possible for you to find out whether a plant has taproot or fibrous roots by looking at the impression of its leaf on a sheet of paper?

 

Answer :

Yes, it is possible to find whether a plant has taproot or fibrous roots by looking at the impression of its leaf on a sheet of paper.

 


Question 11 :

From the following plants, which of them have flowers?

Grass, maize, wheat, chilli, tomato, tulsi, peepal, shisham, banyan, mango, jamun, guava, pomegranate, papaya, banana, lemon, sugarcane, potato, groundnut

 

Answer :

The plants which have flowers are grass, maize, wheat, chilli, tomato, tulsi, peepal, shisham, banyan (flowers lie inside its fruits), mango, jamun, guava, Pomegranate, papaya, banana, lemon, sugarcane, potato, groundnut

 


Question 12 :

Name two plants in which one has joined sepals, and the other has separate sepals.

Answer :

Plants with joined sepals – Datura and cotton

Plants with separate sepals – Rose and Lotus

 


Question 13 :

Draw   

(a) a leaf,

(b) a taproot and

(c) a flower you have studied for Table 7.3

 

Answer :

a)

Leaf

b)

tap root

c)

flower

 


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