Garbage in Garbage Out Class 6 Extra Questions
[Q] Who collect garbage?
[Q] What is landfill?
Low lying area where garbage is dump is called landfill.
[Q] What is composting?
The rotting and conversion of some materials into manure is called composting.
[Q] Why blue dustbin is used?
The blue dustbin is used for materials that can be reused again such as plastic and metals.
[Q] Why green dustbin is used?
The green dustbin is used for collecting kitchen wastes such as vegetable scrap and fruit feel.
[Q] What is vermicomposting?
The method of preparing compost with the help of red worms is called vermicomposting.
[Q] How red worms grind their food?
Red worms do not have teeth they have a structure called gizzard which helps them in grinding their food.
[Q] Red worms don’t convert which kinds of garbage into compost?
Ans. Non- biodegradable wastes.
[Q] What do you do with the leftover food at home?
Ans. The leftover food is used to make manure.
[Q] What are biodegradable wastes? Give examples.
Ans. Wastes that can be decomposed by microorganisms are known as biodegradable wastes. Example. Peels of fruits and vegetables, paper, pieces of wood.
[Q] What are non-biodegradable wastes? Give examples.
Those wastes that cannot be decomposed by microorganisms. Example. Plastic, metallic, and chemical wastes.
[Q] Differentiate between composting and vermicomposting?
Ans. Composting: When microorganisms such as bacteria and fungi break down organic waste such as food waste, leaves, paper, eggshells, and leaves into manure, it is known as composting.
Vermicomposting: It is the process of decomposing organic matter into fertile manure with the help of red worms.
[Q] List 2 waste products that can be recycled?
Paper and plastic
[Q] List out some important ways of recycling paper and plastic.
Ans. There are several ways to recycle paper and plastic.
- Avoid the use of plastic bags. Take paper, cotton or jute bag with you for shopping.
- Keep water in refrigerators by using empty juice bottles.
- Do not throw garbage in plastic bags.
- Plants should be grown in disposable plastic containers.