Food: Where does it Come from?
Question 1: Do you find that all living beings need the same kind of food?
Answer 1: No. Different animals eat different kinds of food as per their body structure and internal organs. Depending on kind of food they eat, animals are divided into three basic categories:
Herbivores: Animals which feed on plants and plant products are called herbivores. Examples: cow, goat, elephant, dear, etc.
Carnivores: Animals which feed on other animals are called carnivores. Examples: lion, tiger, fox, etc.
Omnivores: Animals which feed on both plants and animals are called omnivores. Examples: crow, cat, dog, etc.
Question 2: Name five plants and their parts that we eat.
Answer 2: Apple – Fruit
Mango - Fruit
Potato - Stem
Carrot - Root Spinach – Leaf
Wheat - Seed
Cauliflower – Flower Question
3: Match the items given in Column A with that in Column B
Question 4: Fill up the blanks with the words given: herbivore, plant, milk, sugarcane, carnivore (a) Tiger is a ____________________ because it eats only meat. (b) Deer eats only plant products and so, is called ______________. (c) Parrot eats only _________________ products. (d) The ________________ that we drink, which comes from cows, buffaloes and goats is an animal product. (e) We get sugar from ___________________.
Answer 4: (a) Tiger is a carnivore because it eats only meat. (b) Deer eats only plant products and so, is called herbivore. (c) Parrot eats only plant products. (d) The milk that we drink, which comes from cows, buffaloes and goats is an animal product. (e) We get sugar from sugarcane