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Selina solutions for Concise Biology Class 6 ICSE chapter 1 - The Leaf [Latest edition]

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Chapter 1: The Leaf

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Review Questions

Selina solutions for Concise Biology Class 6 ICSE Chapter 1 The LeafReview Questions

Review Questions | Q 1.1

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Identify the plant which has compound leaves

  • Banana

  • Banyan

  • Mango

  • Rose

Review Questions | Q 1.2

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Which one of the following is not an insectivorous plant

  • Pitcher plant

  • Venus flytrap

  • Bladderwort

  • Cactus

Review Questions | Q 1.3

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This leaf shows parallel venation:

  • Banana

  • Mango

  • Banyan

  • Guava

Review Questions | Q 1.4

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The point on the stem from where the leaf arises is

  • Petiole

  • Lamina

  • Node

  • Trunk

Review Questions | Q 1.5

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Which one of the following is essential for photosynthesis:

  • Carbon dioxide

  • Nitrogen

  • Oxygen

  • Soil

Review Questions | Q 2.1

Name the following:

The part of the plant which grows under the ground

Review Questions | Q 2.2

Name the following:

The part of the plant which grows above the soil

Review Questions | Q 3.1

Differentiate between the following:

Tap root and Fibrous root

Review Questions | Q 3.2

Differentiate between the following:

Simple Leaf and compound leaf

Review Questions | Q 3.3

Differentiate between the following:

Parallel venation and reticulate venation

Review Questions | Q 4

What are the four functions of the roots?

Review Questions | Q 5.1

Mention the function of the following :

Spines

Review Questions | Q 5.2

Mention the function of the following :

Tendril

Review Questions | Q 5.3

Mention the function of the following :

Scale leaves

Review Questions | Q 6

Define venation.

Review Questions | Q 7

Describe the modifications of leaf in any one insectivorous plant.

Review Questions | Q 8

Write the two main functions of leaves

Review Questions | Q 9

What is the modification seen in the Bryophyllum. Explain

Review Questions | Q 10.1

Define

Photosynthesis

Review Questions | Q 10.2

Define

Tranpiration

Review Questions | Q 11

Name the wide flat portion of the leaf

Review Questions | Q 12

What purpose is served by the spines horned on the leaves of cactus?

Review Questions | Q 13

Explain why leaf survival is so important to the plant?

Review Questions | Q 14.1

Give an example of the following and draw generalized diagram for the same:

Simple leaf and compound leaf

Review Questions | Q 14.2

Give an example of the following and draw generalized diagram for the same:

Parallel venation and reticular venation

Review Questions | Q 15

In list some of the advantages of transpiration to green plants.

Review Questions | Q 16

Why do some plants have to trap insects? 

Review Questions | Q 17

Explain some of the modifications of leaves found in plants. 

Review Questions | Q 18

What is a tendril? Explain its use to the plant

Review Questions | Q 19

Complete the crossword using the clues given below. Check your performance with the correct solutions given below

Clues across: 
1. The plant that bears buds in leaves for propagation.
2. The flattened green part of the leaf.
3. Underground plant part.
4. The structure that develops into flower. 
Clues down: 
5. The central big vein of a leaf.
6. A modification seen in cactus.

Additional Questions

Selina solutions for Concise Biology Class 6 ICSE Chapter 1 The LeafAdditional Questions

Additional Questions | Q 1

Fill in the blank

The ends of primary or secondary roots have fine hair-like structures, called ________.

Additional Questions | Q 2

Fill in the blanks

Fibrous roots are found in ________ and __________

Additional Questions | Q 3

Fill in the blank

________fix the plant firmly to the soil. 

Additional Questions | Q 4

Fill in the blank

Banyan trees have ______ roots which provide support to heavy branches

Additional Questions | Q 5

Fill in the blank

_________ roots help in absorbing nutrients from the body of the host

Additional Questions | Q 6

Fill in the blank

_______ is an enlarged, roughly spherical-shaped stem storing food. 

Additional Questions | Q 7

Fill in the blank

The region between two successive nodes of a stem is called ______

Additional Questions

Selina solutions for Concise Biology Class 6 ICSE Chapter 1 The LeafAdditional Questions

Additional Questions | Q 1

State if the following statement IS true or false. Correct the statement if it is false.

The point on the stem from where leaves and branches arise is called Internode

  • True

  • False

Additional Questions | Q 2

State if the following statement IS true or false. Correct the statement if it is false.

Growth in a terminal bud leads to an increase in the length of the stem 

  • True

  • False

Additional Questions | Q 3

State if the following statement IS true or false. Correct the statement if it is false.

A rhizome is an enlarged, roughly spherical-shaped stem that stores food

  • True

  • False

Additional Questions | Q 4

State if the following statement IS true or false. Correct the statement if it is false.

The region between two successive nodes of a stem is called a node

  • True

  • False

Additional Questions

Selina solutions for Concise Biology Class 6 ICSE Chapter 1 The LeafAdditional Questions

Additional Questions | Q 1

State if the following statement Is true or false. Correct the statement if it is false.

The lamina has a thickened vein along its center called veinlet 

  • False

  • True

Additional Questions | Q 2

State if the following statement Is true or false. Correct the statement if it is false.

In reticulate venation, veins and veinlets are irregularly distributed over the entire lamina, forming a network.

  • False

  • True

Additional Questions | Q 3

State if the following statement Is true or false. Correct the statement if it is false.

In a simple leaf, the leaf blade is clearly divided into many distinct parts called leaflets

  • True

  • False

Additional Questions | Q 4

State if the following statement Is true or false. Correct the statement if it is false.

In an alternate arrangement, a set of three or more leaves grows from the same node

  • True

  • False

Additional Questions | Q 5

State if the following statement Is true or false. Correct the statement if it is false.

Leaf spines help to reduce the loss of water by transpiration

  • False

  • True

Exercises

Selina solutions for Concise Biology Class 6 ICSE Chapter 1 The LeafExercises

Exercises | Q 1

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Which of the following is not a function of the roots?

  • To absorb water and minerals

  • To anchor the plant to the soil

  • To store food

  • To manufacture food

Exercises | Q 2

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The flower is borne on a short stalk called 

  • petiole

  • filament

  • pedicel

  • plumule

Exercises | Q 3

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Which of the following roots give mechanical support to the plant?

  • Prop roots

  •  Epiphytic roots

  • Nitrogen-fixing roots

  • Breathing roots

Exercises | Q 4

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The point on the stem where leaves arise is 

  • internode

  • node

  • bark

  • trunk

Exercises | Q 5

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The wide flat part of the leaf is called the 

  • lamina

  • petiole

  • vein

  • midrib

Exercises | Q 6

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The calyx consists of –

  • sepals

  • stamens

  • anthers

  • petals

Exercises | Q 7

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The gynoecium consists of

  • stigma and anthers

  • anthers and filaments

  • stigma, pollen grains, and ovary

  • stigma, style, and ovary.

Exercises | Q 8

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Which part of the flower gives rise to the seeds?

  • Pollen grains

  • Ovary

  • Ovules

  • Stigma

Exercises | Q 9

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Flowers with either male or female reproductive part are

  • bisexual

  • hermaphrodite

  • unisexual

  • none of these

Exercises | Q 10

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The transfer of pollen grains from the anther to the stigma is termed as

  • fertilization

  • reproduction

  • fusion

  • pollination

Exercises

Selina solutions for Concise Biology Class 6 ICSE Chapter 1 The LeafExercises

Exercises | Q 1

Fill in the blanks

The primary root is ______at its origin and _____ at the tip.

Exercises | Q 2

Fill in the blank

_____ is the additional roots that arise from the lower part of the stem and fix the plant firmly.

Exercises | Q 3

Plants with brightly coloured flowers are usually pollinated by ______.

Exercises | Q 4

Fill in the blank

Cone-shaped roots that grow vertically upwards and come out of the ground are known as __________.

Exercises | Q 5

Fill in the blank

______is an enlarged, roughly spherical-shaped stem storing food.

Exercises | Q 6

Fill in the blank

In a _______leaf, the leaf blade is clearly divided into many parts.

Exercises | Q 7

A flower usually has four parts - calyx, corolla, _________, and ________.

Exercises | Q 8

Reproduction is a two-step process. The first step is called pollination and the second step is called _______.

Exercises | Q 9

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Fruit is nothing but a ripened _____.

Exercises | Q 10

Fill in the blanks

A fruit may have one seed, as in _____or many seeds, as in _____.

Exercises

Selina solutions for Concise Biology Class 6 ICSE Chapter 1 The LeafExercises

Exercises | Q 1

Match the definitions with the terms. All the terms will not be used.

Definition Terms
1. Parts of the flower that produces pollen grains a. petiole
2. Green leaf-like structure protecting the inner parts of flower b. anther
3. Root system where side roots develop from a main primary root c. ovules
4. Fusion of the male reproductive cell with the egg cell d. calyx
5. Parts of a flower that develops into seeds e. tap root
6. Points on the stem at which leaves arise f. internodes
7. Ripened ovules g. fertilization
  h. seeds
  i. nodes
Exercises

Selina solutions for Concise Biology Class 6 ICSE Chapter 1 The LeafExercises

Exercises | Q 1

State if the following statement Is true or false. Correct the statement if it is false.

The node is the part of the stem between two internodes.

  • True

  • False

Exercises | Q 2

State if the following statement Is true or false. Correct the statement if it is false.

Anther, style and stigma are the parts of a pistil.

  • True

  • False

Exercises | Q 3

State if the following statement Is true or false. Correct the statement if it is false.

A stamen has a long stalk called style.

  • True

  • False

Exercises | Q 4

State if the following statement Is true or false. Correct the statement if it is false.

The transfer of the pollen grains from the anthers to the stigma of a flower is called fertilization.

  • True

  • False

Exercises | Q 6

State if the following statement Is true or false. Correct the statement if it is false.

Ovules develop into fruits.

  • True

  • False

Exercises | Q 7

State if the following statement Is true or false. Correct the statement if it is false.

The stem helps in absorbing water from the soil.

  • True

  • False

Exercises | Q 8

State if the following statement Is true or false. Correct the statement if it is false.

The flat green portion of the leaf is called the leaf blade.

  • True

  • False

Exercises | Q 9

State if the following statement Is true or false. Correct the statement if it is false.

Mango and orange are fruits whereas cucumber and tomato are vegetables.

  • True

  • False

Exercises | Q 10

State if the following statement Is true or false. Correct the statement if it is false.

Cluster of roots of about the same size is present in the fibrous root system.

  • True

  • False

Exercises

Selina solutions for Concise Biology Class 6 ICSE Chapter 1 The LeafExercises

Exercises | Q 1

Find the odd one out. Give reason.

  • stem

  • leaves

  • root

  • flowers

Exercises | Q 2

Find the odd one out. Give reason.

  • calyx

  • corolla

  • stamen

  • stem

Exercises | Q 3

Find the odd one out. Give reason.

  • ovules

  • lamina

  • midrib

  • petiole

Exercises | Q 4

Find the odd one out. Give reason.

  • leaf

  • stigma

  • style

  • ovary

Exercises

Selina solutions for Concise Biology Class 6 ICSE Chapter 1 The LeafExercises

Exercises | Q 1

Name the type of stem present in the following.

Potato

Exercises | Q 2

Name the type of stem present in the following.

Onion

Exercises | Q 3

Name the type of stem present in the following.

Ginger

Exercises | Q 4

Name the type of stem present in the following.

Cactus

Exercises

Selina solutions for Concise Biology Class 6 ICSE Chapter 1 The LeafExercises

Exercises | Q 1

State the functions of the following.

Leaf spines

Exercises | Q 2

State the functions of the following.

Stem tendril

Exercises | Q 3

State the functions of the following.

Phylloclade

Exercises | Q 4

State the functions of the following.

Stilt roots

Exercises

Selina solutions for Concise Biology Class 6 ICSE Chapter 1 The LeafExercises

Exercises | Q 1

We eat different parts of various plants. Write the part of the plant that we eat.

Carrot   ________

Exercises | Q 2

We eat different parts of various plants. Write the part of the plant that we eat.

Cucumber __________

Exercises | Q 3

We eat different parts of various plants. Write the part of the plant that we eat.

Radish ______

Exercises | Q 4

We eat different parts of various plants. Write the part of the plant that we eat.

tomato _________

Exercises | Q 5

We eat different parts of various plants. Write the part of the plant that we eat.

Onion   _________

Exercises | Q 6

We eat different parts of various plants. Write the part of the plant that we eat.

potato   _________

Exercises | Q 7

We eat different parts of various plants. Write the part of the plant that we eat.

ginger   _________

Exercises | Q 8

We eat different parts of various plants. Write the part of the plant that we eat.

Sugar can   _________

Exercises | Q 9

We eat different parts of various plants. Write the part of the plant that we eat.

Lady's finger   _________

Exercises | Q 10

We eat different parts of various plants. Write the part of the plant that we eat.

Mint   _________

Exercises | Q 11

We eat different parts of various plants. Write the part of the plant that we eat.

fenugreek   _________

Exercises | Q 12

We eat different parts of various plants. Write the part of the plant that we eat.

pea   _________

Exercises | Q 13

We eat different parts of various plants. Write the part of the plant that we eat.

Apple   _________

Exercises | Q 14

We eat different parts of various plants. Write the part of the plant that we eat.

Groundnut  _________

Exercises

Selina solutions for Concise Biology Class 6 ICSE Chapter 1 The LeafExercises

Exercises | Q 1

Differentiate between the following:

Parallel venation and reticulate venation

Exercises | Q 2

Differentiate between

terminal bud and axillary bud

Exercises | Q 3

Differentiate between the following:

Simple Leaf and compound leaf

Exercises

Selina solutions for Concise Biology Class 6 ICSE Chapter 1 The LeafExercises

Exercises | Q 1

Answer the following in short.

Give one example of modification of roots

Exercises | Q 2

Answer the following in short.

What are the prop roots?

Exercises | Q 3

Answer the following in short.

What is a rhizome

Exercises | Q 4

Answer the following in short.

What is venation? State its various types.

Exercises

Selina solutions for Concise Biology Class 6 ICSE Chapter 1 The LeafExercises

Exercises | Q 1

Answer the following in detail

State any three functions of the root

Exercises | Q 2

Answer the following in detail

What are the main parts of a leaf?

Exercises | Q 3

Answer the following in detail

What are the various adaptations in seeds dispersed by animals?

Exercises | Q 4

Answer the following in detail

Write two important functions of the stem.

Exercises | Q 5

Answer the following in detail

Why are seeds produced in large quantities?

Exercises | Q 6

Answer the following in detail

What are the different agents of seed dispersal?

Exercises | Q 7

Answer the following in detail

State various adaptations in the seeds dispersed by wind.

Exercises

Selina solutions for Concise Biology Class 6 ICSE Chapter 1 The LeafExercises

Exercises | Q 1

Give reasons for the following

The leaves of prickly pear are reduced to spines

Exercises | Q 2

Give reasons for the following.

A tomato and an orange are both fruits.

Chapter 1: The Leaf

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Concepts covered in Concise Biology Class 6 ICSE chapter 1 The Leaf are Plant Stem, Plant Leaf, Types of Leaf, Significance of Photosynthesis, Transpiration, Significance of Transpiration, Insectivorous Plants, Vegetative Propagation in Plant, Modifications of Leaf, Root System, Types of Root System, Shoot System, Flower, Autotrophic Nutrition.

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