Variety of Food
Fill in the blanks with the given words:
Herbivore, plant, milk, sugarcane, carnivore
- Tiger is a --------- because it eats only meat.
- Deer eats only plant product and so, is called---------
- Parrot eats only --------- products
- The ------- that we drink, which comes from cows, buffaloes and goats is an animals products.
- We get sugar from--------
Answer the following questions
Question 1: Do you find that all living beings need the same kind of food?
Answer: Different living being need different kinds of food. Some eat only plant, some eat only animals while some others eat both plants and animals.
Question 2: Name five plants and their parts that we eat.
|(a) Radish||1. Root|
|(b) Potato||2. Stem|
|(c) Spinach||3. Leaves|
|(d) Mango||4. Fruit|
|(e) Rice||5. Seeds|
Question 3: Match the items given in column A with that in column B
|Column A||Column B|
|(a) Milk, curd, paneer, ghee||1. Eat other animals|
|(b) Spinach, cauliflower, carrot||2. Eat plant and plant products|
|(c) Lions and tigers||3. Are vegetables|
|(d) Herbivores||4. Are animal products|
Answer: (a) 4, (b) 3, (c) 1, (d) 2
Question 1: Name the products obtained from milk?
Answer: Cheese, butter, sweets, curd, etc.
Question 2: Name five items that we get from plants?
Answer: Rice, wheat, vegetables, sugars and fruits.
Question 3: Why are spices used in our food?
Answer: Spices makes our food tasty.
Question 4: Write the name of two plants which give us oil?
Answer: Mustard and groundnut.
Question 5: What do you mean by herbivores?
Answer: Animals that eat only plants are known as herbivores.
Question 6: What do you mean by omnivores?
Answer: Animals that eat both plant and flesh of animals are known as omnivores.
Question 7: What is carnivore?
Answer: Animals that eat only flesh of animals are known as carnivores.
Question 8: What do you mean by autotrophs?
Answer: Organisms that make their food themselves are known as autotrophs. Plants are autotrophs because they make their food themselves.
Question 9: What do you mean by heterotrophs?
Answer: Organisms that depend upon food prepared by others are called heterotrophs. Animals are heterotrophs because they eat food prepared by plants.
Question 10: What do you mean by scavengers?
Answer: Animals that clean environment by eating the flesh of dead animals are called scavengers.