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NCERT Solutions for Class 6 Science Chapter 8 Body Movements

We are pleased to offer NCERT Solutions for Class 6 Science Chapter 8, "Body Movements," a resource designed to facilitate comprehensive learning for students. This study material contains detailed answers and explanations, aiding students in gaining a profound understanding of various aspects related to body movements, which is fundamental for comprehending anatomy topics in subsequent classes.

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Body Movements

Frequently Asked Questions

 

 Q1  Is Chapter 8 of NCERT Solutions for Class 6 Science important for the exam?

 

Yes, Chapter 8 of NCERT Solutions for Class 6 Science is important for the exam as it carries 18 marks. This Chapter is categorized under Unit 4, which contributes about 16% of the questions which appear in the exam. So, the students should thoroughly practice and revise the concepts on a regular basis to score well in the annual exam. These solutions help students to assess their conceptual knowledge and analyzing abilities which are important from the exam point of view.

 

Q2  What topics can I learn from Chapter 8 of NCERT Solutions for Class 6 Science?

 

From Chapter 8 of NCERT Solutions for Class 6 Science, you can learn important topics like

 

The human body and its movements

Ball and socket joints

Pivotal Joint

Hinge joints

Fixed joints

Gait of animals – Earthworm, snail, cockroach, fish, birds

How do snakes move?

 

Q3  What are the uses of referring to the NCERT Solutions for Class 6 Science Chapter 8?

 

The uses of referring to the NCERT Solutions for Class 6 Science Chapter 8 are

1. All the textbook questions are answered in a descriptive manner.

2. Students will be able to solve complex questions effortlessly using the solutions PDF.

3. By regular practice, students can identify their areas of weakness and work on them for a better score.

4. Diagrams are present under each concept to help students learn them easily.

 

Question 1 :

Fill in the blanks.

 

(a) Joints of the bones help in the ——————— of the body.

 

(b) A combination of bones and cartilages forms the _______ of the body.

 

(c) The bones at the elbow are joined by a ______________________ joint.

 

(d) The contraction of the _____________ pulls the bones during movement.

 

Answer :

(a) Joints of the bones help in the movement of the body.

 

(b) A combination of bones and cartilages forms the skeleton of the body.

 

(c) The bones at the elbow are joined by a hinge joint.

 

(d) The contraction of the muscles pulls the bones during movement.

 


Question 2 :

Match the items in Column I with one or more items of Column II.

 

Solution:

 

Column I            Column II

Upper jaw           Have fins on the body

Fish                    Has an outer skeleton

Ribs                    Can fly in the air

Snail                     Is an immovable joint

Cockroach           Protect the heart

                              Shows very slow movement

                           Have a streamlined body

 

Answer :

Column I               Column II

Upper jaw              Is an immovable joint

Fish                        Have fins on the body, have a streamlined body

Ribs                       Protect the heart

Snail                      Has an outer skeleton and

                              Shows very slow movement

 


Question 3 :

 Answer the following.

 

(a) What is a ball and socket joint?

 

(b) Which of the skull bones are movable?

 

(c) Why can our elbow not move backwards?

Answer :

a) The rounded end of one bone fits into the cavity (hollow space) of the other bone. Such a joint allows movements in all directions, which is called a ball and socket joint.

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b) Lower jaw

 

c) Our elbow cannot move backwards because it has hinge joints which only allow back-and forth-movement.

 


Question 4 :

Indicate true (T) and false (F) among the following sentences.

 

(a) The movement and locomotion of all animals are exactly the same. 

 

(b) The cartilages are harder than bones. 

 

(c) The finger bones do not have joints. 

 

(d) The forearm has two bones. 

 

(e) Cockroaches have an outer skeleton. 

 

Answer :

a) False

 

b) False

 

c) False

 

d) True

 

e) True

 


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