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CBSE Worksheet-01
Class – VI Science (Getting to Know Plants)

  1. Which of these plants is a shrub?
    1. Coriander
    2. Mint
    3. Radish
    4. Bougainvillea
  2. Which of these plants have fibrous roots?
    1. Teak
    2. Neem
    3. Mango
    4. Maize
  3. Leaves of which of these plants show parallel venation?
    1. Neem
    2. Banyan
    3. Bamboo
    4. Eucalyptus
  4. The most colourful part of flower is ____________.
    1. stamen
    2. sepal
    3. petal
    4. pistil
  5. Match the following:
    Column A
    Column B
    a. Sepals
    i. respiratory roots
    b. Stomata
    ii. ginger
    c. Underground stem
    iii. tendril
    d. Rhizophora
    iv. calyx
    e. Sweet pea
    v. transpiration
  6. Fill in the blanks:
    1. Roots which give support to the plant are called _____________.
    2. The leaves of cactus are modified to ______________.
    3. The roots ___________ the plant to the ground.
    4. Leaves prepare their food by a process called ______________.
    5. Flower is a ___________ part of the plant body.
  7. What are secondary roots?
  8. What are the three main functions that leaf carries out?
  9. Explain: a. Herbs b. Shrubs
  10. Find the odd one out and give reason also.
    1. koyla, Ovary, Stigma, Anther
    2. Tulsi, Mango, Guava, Eucalyptus
    3. Beetroot, Potato, Carrot, Radish
    4. Lamina, Mid Vein, Petiole, Root hair.
CBSE Worksheet-01
Class – VI Science (Getting to Know Plants)
Answer Key

  1. d
  2. d
  3. c
  4. c
  5. (a) – (iv), (b) – (v), (c) – (ii), (d) – (i), (e) – (iii).
  6. (a) prop roots (b) spines(c) anchor (d) photosynthesis (e) reproductive
  7. A secondary root or lateral root is a side branch of the primary root. It is the network of fine roots that develops from the primary roots. These roots are present only in tap root system of the plant.
  8. The three main functions of leaf are:
    1. Photosynthesis: Prepares food for the plant.
    2. Transpiration: Removes excess water from the plant body.
    3. Respiration: Exchange of gases between plant and atmosphere.
    1. Herbs – These are small plants with green delicate and soft stemThe stem is tender and thin. They are usually short and may not have many branches. Wheat, radish and mustard are examples of herbs.
    2. Shrubs – These plants are woody, branched and taller than herbs, bushy appearance. They have the stem branching out near the base. The stem is hard but not very thick. China rose, henna, cotton are examples of shrubs.
  9. Odd one is-
    1. Anther- Anther is male part of the flower while all other are female parts of the flower.
    2. Tusli – Tulsi is a shrub while all other are trees.
    3. Potato – Potato is a modified underground stem while all other are modified root.
    4. Root hair – Root hair are part of root while all other are parts of leaf.