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Tamil Nadu Board Class 6 Science Chapter 5 The World of Animals

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[I] Choose the correct answer.

The study of living beings or organisms is called…………

  • Psychology
  • Biology
  • Zoology
  • Botany


Which of the following are the characteristics of living beings?

(i) Respiration (ii) Reproduction

(iii) Adaptation (iv) Excretion

Choose the correct one

  • (i), (ii), and iv only
  • (i), (ii) only
  • (ii) and (iv)only
  • (i), (iv), (ii) and (iii)


Lizards breathe through their……….

  • skin 
  • gills
  • lungs
  • trachea


All animals need………

  • food and water only
  • water only
  • air, food and water
  • food only


Which animal has the special organs of breathing called gills?

  • Earthworm
  • Fox
  • Fish
  • Frog


Choose the set that represents only biotic components of a habitat.

  • Tiger, Deer, Grass, Soil
  • Rocks, Soil, Plants, Air
  • Sand, Turtle, Crab, Rocks
  • Aquatic plant, Fish, Frog, Insects


Which of the following cannot be called as a habitat?

  • A desert with camels
  • A pond with fish and snails
  • Cultivated land with grazing cattle
  • A jungle with wild animals


Birds fly in the air with the help of…………..

  • heavy and strong bones
  • soft and thick bones
  • hollow and light bones
  • flat and thick bones


Paramecium moves from one place to other with the help of ___________.

  • pseudopodia
  • flagella
  • foot
  • cilia


Kangaroo rat lives in……….

  • aquatic habitat
  • desert habitat
  • grass land habitat
  • mountain habitat


[II] Fill in the blanks.

  1. Water bodies, deserts, mountains are called ………….[Habitats]
  2. Based on the number of cells present animals are classified into…………and………..[Unicellular , Multicellular]
  3. Tail of a bird acts as a rudder which helps to………..[control the movement direction]
  4. Amoeba moves with the help of…………..[pseudopodia]


[III] State True or False. If false, write the correct statement.

  1. Habitat is a living or dwelling place of an organism.[True]
  2. The geographical features and environmental conditions on earth remain same from one place to other.[False]
  3. Amoeba is a unicellular organism and it moves with pseudopodia.[True]
  4. Birds can see only one object at a time.[False]
  5. Paramecium is a multicelluar organism.[False]


[IV] Complete the following.

  1. Tropical rain forests, grasslands and deserts are known as…………[biomes]
  2. Some living things are made of a single cell, called ………..organism.[unicellular]
  3. The breathing organ of a fish is known as ……….[gills]
  4. The lizard …….on the ground with its claw on its feet.[moves]
  5. Camel stores……. in its hump.[fat]


[V] Answer very briefly.


How do birds catch their prey?

Birds catch their prey using their beaks or talons.


Where can we see camels in India?

Camels can be seen in India mainly in desert regions like Rajasthan.


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