Ncert Science Class 6 Solutions Chapter 6

Ncert Science Class 6 Solutions Chapter 6 The Living Organisms Characteristics and Habitats

Welcome to NCTB Solutions. Here with this post we are going to help 6th class students for the Solutions of NCERT Class 6 Science Book Chapter 6, The Living Organisms Characteristics and Habitats. Here students can easily find step by step solutions of all the questions for The Living Organisms Characteristics and Habitats. Also our Expert Science Teacher’s solved all the questions with easily understandable language with proper guidance so that all the students can understand easily. Here in this post students will get chapter 6 solutions. Here All the solutions are based on NCERT latest syllabus.

The Living Organisms Characteristics and Habitats Exercise question Solutions : 

(1) What is a habitat?

Answer : 

Habitat is a place where an organism lives, eats where it gets food shelter and other needs simply the home is the habitat there are two habitat terrestrial and aquatic habitats.

(2) How are cactus adapted to survive in a desert?

Answer : 

The presence of specific features or certain habits, which enable an organism to live naturally in a place, is called adaptation. And cactus is a desert plant the desert plant does not lose more water by transpiration

  • In the desert the water is at bottom so the roots are planted deeply to absorb more water
  • The leaf is converted in spine to reduce the transpiration
  • The leaves of cactus plant is very small in the form of spines they helps in reducing the loss of water.
  • The loss very little amount of water through transportation.
  • In cactus plant the photosynthesis is occur in stem.
  • The steam of cactus plant is covered with waxy layer. Which prevent the loss of water.
  • The root of cactus plant go very deep in the soil for absorbing water.

(3) Fill up the blanks

(a) The presence of specific features, which enable a plant or an animal to live in a particular habitat, is called ___ .

(b) The habitats of the plants and animals that live on land are called ___ habitat.

(c) The habitats of plants and animals that live in water are called ___ habitat.

(d) Soil, water and air are the ___ factors of a habitat.

(e) Changes in our surroundings that make us respond to them, are called ___.

Answer :  

(a) Adaption.

(b) Terrestrial

(c) Aquatic

(d) Abiotic

(e) Stimuli

(4) Which of the things in the following list are nonliving?

Plough, Mushroom, Sewing machine, Radio, Boat, Water hyacinth, Earthworm.

Answer : 

Plough, sewing machine, Radio, boat, these all things are non-living things.

(5) Give an example of a non-living thing, which shows any two characteristics of living things.

Answer : 

A vehicle (bike)

  • It shows locomotion means movement.
  • It needs energy to move or work.

(6) Which of the non-living things listed below, were once part of a living thing?

Butter, Leather, Soil, Wool, Electric bulb, Cooking oil, Salt, Apple, Rubber. 

Answer : 

Butter, leather, wool, cooking oil, apple, rubber. These are the things which were once part of living thing.

(7) List the common characteristics of the living things.

Answer : 

Growth, movement, Taking food, Breathing, Getting rid of waste, respond to heat, respond to touch, respond to light, giving birth to young ones are the common characteristics of living things.


The common characteristics of living things are as follow:-

  • Reproduction
  • Food intake
  • Excretion
  • Respiration
  • Movement
  • Response to stimuli.

(8) Explain, why speed is important for survival in the grasslands for animals that live there. (Hint : There are few trees or places for animals to hide in grasslands habitats.)

Answer : 

The speed is important for survival in the grasslands for animals that live there to avoid getting killed or predation from other animals which are wild and are predators for example the tiger which runs behind the deer and the speed is important to both because speed is important to both one for eating and other deer runs to survive.


More Solutions : 

👉 Components of Food

👉 Sorting Materials into Groups

👉 Separation of Substances

👉 Getting To Know Plants

👉 Body Movements

👉 Motion and Measurement of Distances

👉 Light, Shadows and Reflections

👉 Electricity and Circuits

👉 Fun with Magnets

👉 Air Around Us

Updated: June 29, 2023 — 6:14 am

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