Chapter 7 Getting to Know Plants – Class 6

Getting to Know Plants Class 6 Exercise


Ncert Solution For Class 6 Science Chapter 7 Getting To Know Plants | Getting To Know Plants Class 6 Exercise |Ncert Class 6 Chapter 7 Science


Correct the following statements and rewrite them in your notebook.

Stem absorbs water and minerals from the soil.

Correct answer is Root, not stem.


Leaves hold the plant upright.

Correct answer is stem not leaves


Roots conduct water to the leaves.

Correct answer is stem not root


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

No it can vary from flower


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

May be join or may not be joined together


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

May be join or may not be joined together


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

Yes, in my house there is a plant with a long but weak stem.i.e. Money Plant. This belongs to the climber category


What is the function of a stem?

The stem’s functions in a plant are as follows:

  • It provides support to the plant’s branches.
  • It has buds, flowers, leaves, and fruits.
  • It transports water and minerals from the roots to various parts of the plant.
  • It also transports prepared food from the leaves to the various parts of the plants.

Which of the following leaves have reticulate venation?

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

The design created by veins in a leaf is known as leaf venation. The venation is reticulate if this design is net-like on both sides of the midrib.

Tulsi, Coriander, and China rose have reticulate venation on their leaves.


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

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

Plants having leaves with reticulate venation have tap roots while plants having leaves with parallel venation have fibrous roots.


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?



What are the parts of a flower.

A flower has sepals, petals, stamens, and a pistil.

  • Sepal – small leaf-like structures .
  • Petal – Prominent parts of open flowers and of different colors.
  • Stamens: male reproductive part of the flower.
  • Pistil: female reproductive part of the flower.


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

Leaves produce food for the plant with the help of photosynthesis, leaves are also called the kitchen of the plant.


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

The ovary is found inside the pistil of the flower.


Extra question and answers Ncert Class 6 Chapter 7 Science

Fill in the blanks:-

  1. The part of the leaf by which it is attached to the stem is called ………
  2. The broad, green part of the leaf is called ………….
  3. The pattern of veins on the leaf is called ……………. It can be ………. or ………….
  4. Leaves give out water vapor through the process of ……………..

Correct Answer

  1. Petiole
  2. Lamina
  3. Venation, reticulate, parallel
  4. transpiration


How do you classify plants?


Plants can be classified into 5 groups:-

Herbs are plants with green, tender stems. They are usually short and do not have a lot of branches.

Some plants develop branches near the base of the stem. The stem is hard but

not very thick. Such plants are called shrubs

Some plants grow to be very tall, with hard and thick stems. The stems have branches in the upper part, which is much higher than the ground are called Trees.

Plants with weak stems that cannot stand upright but spread on the ground are called creepers, whereas climbers take to support and climb up.


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