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Std. :- 3

First Semester Course

Sub. :- Science

Q-1 Choose the correct option. (MCQ)

1. Which of the following animals is a herbivores?
a. snake b. Mosquito c. cow
2. This animal does not use its teeth for chewing?
a. Lizard b. Crocodile c. Cow
3. Elephants use their trunk to?
a. tear off branches b. chew and grind food c. Tear off flesh
4. This animal is used to carry load?
a.cow b. Hen
c. Donkey
5. This animal should be given energy giving food?
a. Hen b. Camel c. goat
6. It is a body building food?
a.Eggs b. Fruits c. pulses
7. Which of the following is a protective food?
a.Fruits b. butter c. Milk
8. This is an energy giving food?
a. Sugar b. spinach c. m eat
9. We get it from animals?
a.Mangoes b. eggs c. cabbage
10. It is a spice?
a.Brinjal b. Cumin seed c. Walnut
11. You need to chew this food?
a. Milk b. Juice c. Apple
12. In the classroom we should ___________.
a. Run around b. not throw things c. use sharp objects like scissors.
13. It is dangerous to ________________.
a.Wear a helmet while riding a bicycle.
b. Keep your toys at a proper place.
c.Cover your mouth with polythene bag.

14.While travelling we should ______________

a. get in a moving car b. tie the seat belt c. put your hands out of the window.
15.While playing we should ______________
a. Push others b. fight with friends c. follow the rules of games.
16. Our home has to be ___________
a. Strong b. weak c. beautiful
17. Doors are made of ______________
a. Bricks b. Cement c. Wood.
18. Wire meshes on windows help us to keep ____________
a. insects away b. guests away c. light away.
19. Bathrooms should be washed once in a_____________
a. month b. week c. day
20. Natural fibers includes ______________
a. nylon b. polyester c. Jute
21. It needs air to breathe ____________
a. Doll b. fish c. Chair
22. This things can move on its own____________
a. Car b. Lion c.Door
23.Which of the following needs food to grow?
a. Man b. Balloon c. Car
24.It can feel _____________.
a. Dog b. Toy c. Pencil
25.Which one of the following can reproduce ?
a. Cat b. Book c. Stone
26.It is a man made thing _____________
a.Dove b. clouds c.Aeroplane
27.The function of the stem is to
a.Carry water, nutrients and food to all the parts of a plant
b.Absorb water and nutrients from the soil.
c.Make food for the plants
28.This plant has taproots.
a.Beans b. Corn

c. Wheat

29.The role of fruit is to

a.Make food for the plant
b.Protect the seed
c.Fix the plant to the soil
30.A bud grows into a
b. Leaf
c. Stem
31.It feeds on insects while flying in air
b. Parakeet c. Swallow
32.Which bird sucks nectar from flowers?
b. Woodpecker. c. Hummingbird
33.It is a perching bird?
b. sparrow.
c. peacock
34.Hens have three toes in front and
a.One at the back
b.Two at the back
c.Three at the back
35.Which type of food we eat always?
a.Uncovered b. stale
c. fresh
36.What does Food give to our body ?
b. relaxation
c. sleep
37. What do we need to run a scooter?
a.Petrol b. air
c. liquid
d. water
38.What does the shrub become after growth?
b. tree c. seeds
d. wood
39.Which of the following is not a characteristics of living things
a.They move b. they grow
c. they dont breathe
40. This is not a living things____________.
a. Wind mill b. Dog c. Plants
Q-2 Fill in the blanks.

Frogs shoot out their tongue to catch food.

Butterflies suck nectar from flowers.
Carnivores have sharp, pointed and curved teeth.
Plant eating animals are called herbivores.
Food is one of our basic needs.
We use our teeth for chewing food.
We should visit our dentist regularly to get our teeth examined.
Do not climb on the desk of the classroom.
Always follow the rule of the game.

10. Do not talk to or accept any thing from strangers.

11. The entrance door should be strong.
12. A good house should have fresh water supply.
13. Stars, mountains, air and water are naturalnon living things.
14. Branches of plants grow towards sunlight.
15. Snakes reproduce by laying eggs.
16. Animals have feelings.
17. Roots absorb water and minerals from the soil.
18. Taproots have a main root and many small roots growing from it.
19. Corn plants have fibrous roots.
20. Plants that need support to climb are known as climbers.
21. The green substance present in leaves is known as chlorophyll.
22. Leaves make food for the plant.
23. We should grow more trees.
24. Flowers turn into fruits.
25. A mango fruit has one seed.
26. Plants absorb water and nutrients from the soil through roots.
27. Leaves, flowers and fruits are borne by the stem.
28. Food is prepared for the plant from the leaves.
29. Air and water pass through the stomata in the leaves.
30. A seed has a baby plant inside it.
31. A sparrow has a short, hard and pointed beak.
32. The claws of hunting birds like eagles are also known as talons.
33. The ostrich is flightless bird with strong legs to walk and run.
34. The feathers covering the body of a bird are known as fluffy feathers.
35. The kite flies by gliding in the sky.
36. The penguin makes its nests with pebbles and stones.
37. The parakeet has a strong curved beak to crack open the nuts.
38. Climbing birds have two sharp-clawed toes pointing in front and two at the back.
39. The weaverbirds nest looks like a bottle hung upside down.
40. Baby birds dont have feathers.
41. We need food when we feel hungry.
42. If we eat stale food, we get sick.
43. We should not eat uncovered food available in the market.
44. We should always wash vegetables before cooking them.
45. Things that dont have life are called non-living things.
46. A sapling grows into a tree.
47. Plants dont change their place then too they are called living things.
48. Even though a bus moves, it is a non-living thing.
49.Fan works on electricity.
Q-3 Write true or false.

We get energy from starchy foods. True

We should eat only proteins to remain healthy-False
Eating vegetables is harmful- False


Caries in the tooth is painful- True

We should brush our teeth only once every day.-false
Switch on the fan with wet hands - false.
Cover your face with a polythene bag false .
Do not play on the road true.
Sharp objects should be handled carelessly false.
It is not necessary to follow the rules of the game while playing false
Do not heat anyone with games equipment true.
Always follow the traffic signals - true.
A wound should we washed before applying medicine true.
Our house keeps us safe from heat, cold ,wind and rain true
Our house should have proper electric connection true .
We wear clothes to protect our house false
Nylone is a synthetic fibre true.
Synthetic clothes should be squeezed properly false
People eat guavas, berries and sweets made of sesame (til) on uttarayan. True
We feel fresh when we eat stale food. False
Never eat uncovered food available in the bazaar. True
Basil (tulsi) plant is non-living. False
An auto rickshaw is living thing because it moves. False
Neem trees growing in the garden are living things. True7. We get energy from starchy
foods. True

Q-4 Name them.


Two herbivores animals

Ans : Cow, goat
Two carnivores animals
Ans: Lion, tiger
Two omnivores animals
Ans: Cat, crow, Human beings.
A doctor who treats diseases and injuries of animals
Ans: Veterinarian
Nutrients which gives us energy
Ans: Carbohydrates & Fats.
Nutrients needed to stay healthy
Ans: Vitamins and Minerals
First set of teeth
Ans: Milk teeth
Second set of teeth
Ans: Permanent teeth
A machine or a piece of equipment that runs on electricity.
Ans: Appliance.


A person who uses the road for walking.

Ans: Pedestrian
First help given to an injured person.
Ans: First Aid
A frame of metal bars .
Ans: Grills
FIbres we get from plants and animals.
Ans: Natural fibres.
Fibres produced in factories.
Ans:Synthetic fibres
A system of pipes on drains to take water or waste liquids away from the house.
Ans:Drainage system.
A young tree.
Ans: Sapling
To come out of an egg.
Ans: Hatch
Process of producing young ones.
Ans: Reproduction
Two natural non living things.
Ans: Sun , Moon , Stars .
Two man made non living things.
Ans: Toys, books, chairs.
Roots which are long and sturdy.
Ans. Tap roots
Fine lines on leaf.
Ans. Vein
It gives green color to the leaf.
Ans. Chlorophyll.
It grows into a flower.
Ans. Bud
It protects the seed
Ans. Fruit
Birds with strong, sharp and hooked beaks.
Ans. Eagles, hawks.
Birds with long thin beaks.
Ans. Humming birds, Hoopoe.
Birds which catch fish.
Ans. Kingfishers, Herons
Perching birds
Ans. Sparrows, crows.
Birds which cant fly
Ans. Ostrich, kiwi
Name some fruits.
Ans. Apple, mango, banana.


Name some vegetables.

Ans. Potato, brinjals, cabbage.
Food do you offer to the animals and birds,
Ans. Bread, chapatti, milk.
Two main types of living things.
Ans. Animals and plants.

Q-5. Give Reasons

1) Animals need food to get energy and to remain healthy.
2) We need protein in our food because proteins are necessary for the growth and repair of
the wear and tear of our body.
3) Our house should be strong to give us protection from heat, cold, rain, wind, animals and
4) A house should have open space to get sunlight and fresh air, open spaces are also needed
to relax and play.
5) Garbage should be kept in covered bins to avoid breeding of flies and insects causing
6) We should wash our regularly because dirty clothes can cause skin disease. They also
have a bad smell and make us look shabby.
7) We should follow safety rules to keep us safe.
8) A house should have proper drainage system because it carries away dirty water.
9) Animals move from place to place in search of food, shelter and to escape from enemies.
Living things eat food to grow and give energy to work.
A woodpecker has a strong and pointed beak to remove bark and find insect hiding
A duck uses its webbed like pads to push back the water while swimming.
Q-6 Write short note on:
1 . Care of our house
1. We should keep our house clean and tidy.
2. Bed sheets should be washed regularly.
3. Kitchen platform, sink, bathrooms, toilets and washbasins should
be washed daily.
4. Garbage bins should be keep covered.
5. Garbage should not be thrown outside the house.
6. Water should not be allowed to collect around the house.
2. Care of our clothes.

We should wash clothes with a good detergent or soap.


Washed clothes should not be rinsed properly.

Synthetic clothes should not be squeezed.


Woolen clothes should be kept out in sun after winter and

should be packed with neem leaves or moth balls.

Q-7 Classify.
1) Classify into living and non-living thing.
(Girl, tree, lion, sparrow, book, ball, bicycle, boy, fan, board, dog, pencil, housefly, computer,
car, Rose plant)
2) Classify into herbivorous, carnivorous and omnivorous animals.
(Cow, goat, deer, dog, lion, tiger, cat, bear, crow, human beings, horse, wolf)
Q-8 Answer the following questions.
A] Answer in short
Q-1: How does a snake swallow an animals which is larger than its mouth?
Ans: Snakes can separate out their jaws to their mouth wide . This allows them to swallow an
animals which is larger than its mouth.
Q-2 What type of teeth do carnivores have?
Ans: Carnivores have sharp pointed and curved front teeth to tear the flesh and strong grinding
teeth at the back , to chew the flesh.
Q-3 What do elephants eat?
Ans: Elephants eat sugarcane, leaves, grass and banana.
Q-4 What food should be given to beast of burden?
Ans: Beasts of burden like donkey, camel etc., should be given energy given food.
Q-5. What are the effect of not eating enough proper food?
Ans: A person becomes weak, unhealthy and is unable to work, if he does not eat proper food
Q-6 How do we get energy to do work?
Ans: We get energy to do work by eating food rich in sugars, starch and fats.
Q-7. What is the first set of teeth called?
Ans: The first set of teeth is called milk teeth.
Q-8.How can electricity be dangerous?
Ans: If you play with electrical appliance or touch switches and plugs with wet hands you may
get a shock.
Q- 9.What is first aid ?
Ans: The immediate help given to an injured person is called first aid.

Q- 10.Name some materials with which houses are made?

Ans: Bricks, cement, glass, marbles, tiles, wood etc are some of the materials with which
houses are made.
Q- 11.Name the different kinds of materials used to make clothes ?
Ans: Cotton, Jute , Nylon ,plastic, polyester, rayon, silk , terylene, wool etc. are used to make
Q- 12. How do plants breathe ?
Ans: Plants breathe through tiny holes in their leaves.
Q-13.Which organs help us in feeling the things around us ?
Ans: Sense organs such as eyes, ears , nose tongue and skin help us to feel the things around us.
Q-14. What is the importance of leaf?
Ans. Leaves make food for the plant and release oxygen needed by all living things.
Q-15. What is the function of fruit?
Ans. The function of the fruit is to protect the seed.
Q-16. What does a seed need to grow into a plant?
Ans. A seed needs air, water, and warmth to grow in to a plant.
Q-17. How does a swallow feed?
Ans. A swallow feeds on insects while flying in the air.
Q-18. What helps a bird to fly?
Ans. A bird has two wings, flight feathers and a boat shaped body which help them to fly.
Q-19. How does a parent bird feed a baby bird?
Ans. The parent bird feed the baby by pushing food, usually caterpillars or other insects down
the baby birds throat.
Q-20. What type of food is harmful for the human body?
Ans. Uncovered and stale food is harmful for the human body.
Q-21. Which food gives strength?
Ans. Milk, grains, beans, pulses, fruits and vegetables, oil, ghee etc. give complete nutrition to
our body and give us strength.
Q-22. What will happen when you will eat stale food?
Ans. If we will eat stale food we may fall ill.

Q-23. How is the food spoilt?

Ans. The food is spoilt if (1) it is stale, (2) it is kept uncovered, and, (3) the utensils in which the
food is cooked is not clean.
B] Answer in detail.
Q -1 Describe the feeding habits of cow?
Ans: Cows first swallows their food and after some time they bring it back into mouth out of
their stomach and begin to chew. This activity is called chewing the cud.
Q-2 Give two uses of teeth?
Ans:1. We use our teeth to eat food.
2. Our teeth help us to speak properly.
Q-3 What causes tooth decay?
Ans: Whenever we ear, some food particles get stuck in our teeth or in the gaps between the
teeth. The food particles rot if they remain in our mouth for a long time. That gives us bad
breath and our teeth start decaying.
Q-4 What should you do to prevent tooth decay?
Ans: To prevent tooth decay we should do the following:

Always rinse our mouth after we eat.

Brush our teeth twice a day.
Brush our teeth from the inner as well as outer side.
Massage our gums.
Not eat too many sweets
Visit our dentist regularly to get our teeth examined.

Q-5.Which safety rules should be followed in the classroom?

Ans: 1. Do not run around the classroom or climb on desks.
2.Do not fight with your classmates.
3. Be careful while using sharp objects.
4.Do not throw things around.
5.Do not spill water or throw garbage.
Q-6.What first aid will you give to a person who has burnt his fingers while playing with a
Ans: 1.Pour cold water on the burn. 2.Apply an antiseptic burn ointment over it.
Q-7. How do animals and plants produce young ones?
Ans: Human beings and some animals give birth to their young ones. Birds, fish and Snakes lay
eggs. Most plants give rise to new plants with the help of seeds.

Q-8. Write the difference between taproots and fibrous roots.

Ans. Taproots have a main root and many small roots. Taproots are long and strong while
fibrous roots are a bunch of small thread like roots.
Q-9. What is photosynthesis?
Ans. The process of making food by the plant using water, sunlight, carbon dioxide and
chlorophyll is called photosynthesis.
Q-10. What is the importance of a stem.
Ans. 1). The stem supports the branches and flowers.
2). It carries water and nutrients from roots to other parts of the plant.
3). It carries food made by leaves to all other parts of plant.
4). Some plants like sugarcane and potato store food in their stem.
Q-11. How are the toes of a hen different from that of an eagle?
Ans. Hens have strong legs, with three in front and one at back. The toes of a hen have sharp,
hard claws to dig up the ground to get seeds and worms.Eagles have powerful feet with curved
and sharp claws called talons to capture the prey.
Q-12. Name two wading birds. Write few sentences about their legs.
Ans. Crane and flamingo are wading birds. Wading birds have long and thin legs with long, thin
and spread out toes. When they wade in the water their legs do not sink in to the soft mud.
Q-13. What happens when you eat uncovered food?
Ans. (1) Insects like flies sit on uncovered food. The disease causing germs stick to the body of
the fly and when it sits on the food these germs get mixed in the food. If we eat such food we
fall ill. (2) If food is kept uncovered dirt & dust settles on food Hence we should not it
uncovered food.
Q14. How do you know that the food is stale?
Ans. 1). The food starts stinking.
2). The taste of the food changes.
3). The color of the food changes.
4). White threads like fungus grow on the food. Hence, we can say that the food is stale.
Q-15. How are plants useful to us?
Ans. Plants are useful to us in many ways :1). Many Plants are use as food.
2). Wood Obtained from trees is used as fuel and for making furniture.
3). Some Plants are used as medicines.
Q-9 Draw and label Parts of a plant

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Q-1- MCQ


Q-2 Fill in the blanks


Q-3 Write true or false


Q-4 Name them


Q-5 Give reason (Any3/4)


Q-6 Write Shorts Notes (Any1/2)


Q-7 Classify (Any1/2)


Q-8 (a)Answer in shorts (Any5/7)


(b)Answer in details (Any 4/6)


Q-9 Draw and label parts of plans