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Contents
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Set A

Year 2014
17th NSO - SET A 2

logical reasoning

1. While going to his office P meets a man Q who is 6. If in a certain code, O is written as P, A as B, M as
related to P, because P has R, a son, who is married N, S as T and so on, then how will COMPANIES be
to T. T is the daughter of Q. T has a daughter A. written in that code?
How is P related to A?
A. DPNQBOJET
A. Grandfather
B. DPOQBPIES
B. Grandmother
C. DPNQBJOFT
C. Uncle
D. DPNQBOJFT
D. Father-in-law
7. Select a pair of figures from the options which has
2. Count the number of unit cubes in the given solid.
the same condition of placement of dots.
A. 10
B. 15
C. 18
D. 22 (P) (Q) (R) (S) (T)
A. P, Q
3. Find the CORRECT mirror image of the given
B. Q, R
figure.
C. R, S
D. S, T

8. A man walks northwards. After a while he turns


Mirror towards his right and walks straight then he moved
little further to his left. Finally, after walking a distance
A. B. of one kilometre he turns to his left again. In which
direction is he moving now?
A. North
C. D.
B. South
C. East
4. If the English alphabets are written in reverse order
D. West
after interchanging alphabets from 'C to M' with
those from 'P to Z' respectively, which letter would 9. Which of the following figures will complete the
be midway between F and T in the new order? given figure matrix?
A. Z
A. ?
B. M
C. N B.
D. X
C.
5. There is a definite relationship between figures (i) and D.
(ii). Establish a similar relationship between figures
(iii) and (iv) by selecting a suitable figure from the 10. A set of figures carrying certain characters is given.
options which would replace the (?) in fig (iii). If the characters in each set follow a similar pattern,
find the missing character.
?
15 18 21
(i) (ii) (iii) (iv)
90 75 108 90 ? 105
A. B.
A. 78
B. 126
C. D. C. 140
D. 132
17th NSO - SET A 3
11. 583 is related to 295 in the same way as 488 is related 14. Count the number of triangles in the given figure.
to _______.
A. 26
A. 291
B. 497 B. 17
C. 487 C. 18
D. 581
D. None of these
12. Which of the following elements satisfies
the Venn diagram given here? 15. A square sheet of paper is folded in a particular
A. Judge, Thief, Criminal manner and punched in the manner shown. Select the
B. Father, Mother, Parents figure amongst the options, that would most closely
resemble the unfolded form of given sheet.
C. Teacher, College, Student
D. Polygons, Rectangles, Squares

13. Which of the following parts will complete the


pattern in figure (X)?
?
A. B.
Figure (X)
A. B.
C. D.
C. D.

Science

16. Read the given statements and mark the correct C. When the surface area of the tyres in contact with
option. the road increases.
(i) A metal coin of 10 gram is heavier than a feather D. When there are more passengers in the car.
of the same mass.
19. Which of the following iron cores has more strength
(ii) The inertia of an object depends on the size of as compared to others?
the object.
(iii) When the mass of an object increases, the weight
of the object always increases. A.
A. (i) only
B. (ii) and (iii) only
C. (iii) only
D. None of these
B.
17. An image that is not produced by light rays coming
from the image but is the result of your brain's
interpretations of these light rays is called a/an ___.
A. Real image
B. Virtual image C.
C. Imagined image
D. None of these Iron core

18. In which of the following cases, the frictional force


between the tyres of a car and the road increases?
D.
A. When the road is wet.
B. When the speed of the car increases. Iron core
17th NSO - SET A 4
20. A card with the word BULB written on it, is placed B. Heat the magnet to become red hot, and allow it
in front of a plane mirror, as shown in the figure. to cool in the north-south direction.
C. Heat the magnet in boiling water, and allow it to
Card Mirror cool in the north-south direction.
D. Both A and B.
BULB
25. Two students of Class VI have performed the same
experiment 'Separation of Sugar' by different methods
The image of the word BULB seen in the mirror is as shown below :
A. BLUB
B. B ULB
U
C. B LB
U
D. BL B

21. Three magnets X, Y and Z were dipped one by one


in a heap of iron filings. Figure shows the amount of
the iron filings sticked to them.
X
Which of the following statements are correct?
I. Method 1 is faster than method 2.
Y II. Method 2 leads to the decomposition of sugar
to carbon.
III. Method 2 is more appropriate than method 1.
IV. Method 2 is slow but pure sugar is obtained
Z without getting decomposed.
A. I and II
B. I, III and IV
The strength of these magnets will be in the order C. III and IV
A. X > Y > Z D. All of these
B. X < Y < Z
26. Sunita classified different materials based on their
C. X = Y = Z properties. Which of the following sets are correctly
D. X < Y > Z matched ?
Set Hard Opaque Floats Insoluble
22. Consider the motion of the tip of the minute hand of
in water in water
a clock. In one hour
I Sponge Butter Glass Honey
A. The distance covered is zero paper marble
B. The displacement is zero II Steel Wooden Ice Mustard
C. The average speed is zero board oil
D. None of these III Iron nail Glass Grass Sugar candy
23. The terminals of a battery are joined by a length of IV Lump Thermocol Hair Glass
resistance wire. Which of the following changes will of sugar powder
increase the current in the circuit? A. II and IV
A. Connecting an identical wire in series with the B. I and II
first one C. III and IV
B. Increasing the temperature of the wire D. All of these
C. Using a shorter wire of the same material and
same thickness 27. Reema's mother has done some preparations for her
'Birthday Party'. Which of the following changes can
D. Using a thinner wire of the same material and
be reversed?
same length
A. Baking cake in an oven
24. To demagnetise a magnet using the heating method, B. Burning of a candle
which of the following is the correct step? C. Rolling a ball of dough and baking it to make
A. Heat the magnet to become red hot, and allow it kulcha
to cool in the east-west direction. D. Blowing of a balloon
17th NSO - SET A 5
28. The transmission lines should not be stretched more 33. Refer to the given flowchart and select the correct
tightly between the towers because _______. option.
A. Expansion takes place in winter
B. Expansion takes place in summer and contraction
takes place in winter
C. Expansion and contraction do not depend on
temperature
D. Contraction takes place in summer

29. Which of the following items has definite volume


and shape?
A. X – Flax, Y – Silk
A. Water vapour B. W – Cotton, Y – Silk
B. Milk C. W – Flax, Z – Wool
C. Aluminium foil
D. X – Jute, Z – Wool
D. Oxygen
34. What is the main reason that some places on Earth
30. Shreya made a cup of hot tea and put a metal spoon
are warmer than others ?
in the cup so that the tea would cool down faster.
A. Sun is closer to some places than others.
B. Sun stays above the horizon 24 hours a day at
some places.
C. The rays of the sun are more direct at some places
and more slanting at others.
D. Some places experience warm seasons because of
Which of the following statements best describes the underground heat.
cooling of tea faster ?
35. Refer to the given Venn diagram and select the
A. The metal spoon absorbs the coldness from the
correct option regarding energy resources.
surroundings and transfers the coldness to the hot
tea.
B. The metal spoon absorbs heat from the hot tea
and transfers the heat to the surroundings.
X
C. The metal spoon absorbs heat from the cup and
transfers the heat to the surroundings.
D. None of these Y

31. Which of the following mixtures cannot be separated X Y


by the method of winnowing? A. Coal Petroleum
B. Water Petroleum
A. Kidney beans and chickpeas
C. Coal Solar radiations
B. Potato wafers and biscuits
D. Wind Petroleum
C. Rice flakes and corns
D. Sawdust and sand 36. Jatin prepared the following set-ups to 'make rain'.
The same amount of water was used for each set-up.
32. Four identical towels were hung out to dry under Study them carefully to find out which set-up will
different conditions. form the most 'rain' ?

day Sunny day

Arrange them in order, beginning with the towel that


would take the longest time to dry.
X Y Z
A. P, Q, R, S A. X
B. P, R, Q, S B. Y
C. R, P, Q, S C. Z
D. S, Q, R, P D. None of these
17th NSO - SET A 6
37. Which of the following joints is present between A. (iii) only
thigh bone and shin bone? B. (i), (ii) and (iii)
A. Hinge joint C. (ii), (iii) and (iv)
B. Pivot joint D. (i), (ii), (iii) and (iv)
C. Fixed joint
41. Which of the following statements is incorrect for
D. Ball and socket joint
the given food item?
38. Ritu has 500 cm3 of oxygen in a small tank and
she wants to transfer all of it to another container.
Which of the following containers would be able to
hold all the oxygen gas ?
Kheer bowl
(i) The ingredients used to prepare this food are
obtained from both plant and animal sources.
(ii) The major nutrients in this food are carbohydrates
and proteins.
A. R only (iii) This food is also a source of vitamin C.
B. Q and R (iv) The ingredient sourced from plants is actually a
seed.
C. P, Q and R
A. (i) and (ii)
D. None of these
B. (iii) only
39. Refer to the given graph. C. (ii) and (iv)
D. None of these

42. Refer to the given chart.


Communities

What can be the possible reason for the change in Grassland Mountain region Desert
X Y Z
the population of mosquito larvae in the pond?
• Snakes • Yak • Koala
(i) There is a layer of oil over pond. • Deer • Snow leopards • Cactus
(ii) New fish are introduced into the pond. • Rabbits • Conifers • Lizards
(iii) There is a period of dry weather. • Pines • Acacia • Kangaroo rats

(iv) Many of the mosquito larvae have changed into
Which of the organisms have been grouped
mosquitoes.
incorrectly?
A. (i) and (iii)
B. (ii) and (iv) X Y Z
C. (i), (ii) and (iii) A. Snakes Acacia Lizards
D. (i), (ii), (iii) and (iv) B. Pines Acacia Koala
C. Rabbits Yak Lizards
40. Shashank wanted to test the level of pollution in D. Deer Yak Koala
two locations. He plucked some leaves from plants
in a Nature Reserve and some leaves from plants 43. Study the food web shown below.
near a factory. He then soaked them in two beakers Q
containing Solution Y. The colour of Solution Y
changed, according to the level of pollution in the P S
area.
In order to carry out the experiment, which of the RT
following variables should Shashank keep the same How is organism P in the food web different from
to ensure a fair test ? the organisms Q, R, S and T?
(i) The type of leaves A. It causes decomposition.
(ii) The amount of Solution Y added B. It feeds on plants.
(iii) The number of leaves in each beaker C. It feeds on animals.
(iv) The place from where the leaves were plucked D. It can photosynthesize.
17th NSO - SET A 7
44. A science teacher took her students out for a practical C. Student P
activity to teach them more about the aquatic plants. D. Student Q
She showed the students an underwater leaf and told
that underwater leaves do not have waxy waterproof 45.
coating. She asked them the reason for the same.
Given below are the replies of the students :
Student P : Unwaxed leaf surface can float easily.
Student Q : Unwaxed leaf surface facilitates
gaseous exchange between the plant
and water.
Student R : Unwaxed leaf surface can reduce
transpiration. The arrows in the diagram above show the movement
Student S : Unwaxed leaf surface can transport of ______.
water. A. Air in the plant
Which of these students correctly replied? B. Food to all parts of the plant
A. Student S C. Water to all parts of the plant
B. Student R D. Carbon dioxide to all parts of the plant

Achievers section

46. Which of the following graphs correctly shows the and citrus fruits and its deficiency may cause wounds
change in volume with temperature of water? to take longer time for healing. R is formed in our
Volume Volume body in presence of sunlight and its deficiency in
toddlers may cause deformity of legs.
Now select the incorrect option regarding this.
A. B. A. P can be found in spinach but not R.
B. In absence of R our body will show calcium
Temperature Temperature
deficiency even if it is abundant in our food.
Volume Volume
C. Q is also called B-complex as many of its varieties
are available.
C. D. D. P cannot be dissolved in water.

49. Beena sets up two experiments, as shown in the diagram


Temperature Temperature
below. She placed both the set-ups in sunlight for
47. Study the given flowchart carefully and fill in the 9 hours. On noting down her observations for both
blanks. set-ups she found that there was more oxygen collected in
test tube X as compared to test tube Y. What conclusion
could she best draw from this experiment?

P Q R
A. Rubber band Steel Electric bulb
B. Electric bulb Rubber band Steel
C. Electric bulb Steel Rubber band
D. Steel Electric bulb Rubber band

48. Read the following passage carefully. A. The rate of photosynthesis decreases when there
P is found abundantly in cod liver oil and is important is more carbon dioxide.
for visual efficiency. Q is sourced from amla, tomato B. Baking soda is required for photosynthesis.
17th NSO - SET A 8
C. Carbon dioxide is required by the plant for 2. (i) Fibre obtained from plants ---------------- P
photosynthesis. (ii) Fibre obtained from animals -------------- Q
D. The rate of photosynthesis increases when there 3. (i) Shrinks away from flame on burning ---- R
is more carbon dioxide.
(ii) Leaves hard beads on burning ------------ S
50. Refer to the given key carefully and identify fabrics P Q R S
P, Q, R and S. A. Cotton Polyester Silk Nylon
1. (i) Fabric made from natural fibres ---- Go to 2 B. Acrylic Wool Rayon Nylon
(ii) Fabric made from man-made fibres ------ Go C. Cotton Wool Silk Polyester
to 3 D. Cotton Silk Nylon Polyester

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Class 6

Set B

Year 2014
17th NSO - SET B 2

LOGICAL REASONING

1. Three of the following four are alike in a certain way 7. A sheet of paper is folded in a particular manner and
and so form a group. Which is the one that does not a punch is made. Select a figure amongst the options
belong to the group? that would closely resemble the unfolded form of
A. 121 B. 143 given sheet.
C. 132 D. 126

2. Which of the following Venn diagrams best represents


the relationship amongst “Tennis fans, Cricket players,
Students”?
A. B.
A. B.

C. D. C. D.

3. Pointing to a man, Anamika said “His sister is my


daughter’s brother’s mother.” How is the man related 8. Select a letter-number pair from the given options to
to Anamika’s son? replace the question marks and continue the series.
A. Cousin
B. Father
C. Maternal Uncle
D. Can’t be determined J 9
A. B.
10 I
4. Select a pair of figures which satisfies the same
M P
condition of placement of dots. C. D.
16 11
9. B is coded as 4. F is coded as 8; M is coded as 15.
Following above coding language if NEWS is coded
as 4761, then which of the following represents the
P Q R S T code of TJWR?
A. P, R B. Q, R
A. 6625 B. 6526
C. P, S D. Q, T
C. 6325 D. 6241
5. Two arrangements I and II are given below. The
elements in the two arrangements written one below 10. There is a definite relationship between figures P and Q.
the other are corresponding elements. Study both the Establish a similar relationship between figures R and S
arrangements carefully and answer the question given by selecting a suitable figure from the options that would
below. replace the question mark in figure (R).
I : T $ I E # D R H F @ % J M * D L
II : 5 8 Q 4 A K 3 U 6 W Y 1 7 V 2 9
If T8 : 5I, MV : 7 D, then FW : ?
A. 6@ B. 6%
C. Y@ D. %6

6. Two positions of a dice are shown below. When


A. B.
number 5 is at the top, which number will be at the
bottom?
A. 1
B. 2 C. D.
C. 3
D. 6
17th NSO - SET B 3
14. Select a figure from the given options which will
11. If is related to , then  is continue the series as established by the four problem
figures.

related to __. Problem Figures

A. B.

C. D.
A. B.

12. Select a figure from the options,


which will replace the (?)
of fig. (X) to complete the
pattern. C. D.
A. B.

15. Find the missing number, if a certain rule is followed


C. D.
in the given pattern.

13. X is to the south-west of Y, L is to the east of X and A. 18


south-east of Y and M is to the north of L in a line B. 27
with XY. In which direction of Y is M located? C. 24
A. South B. South-west
D. 9
C. North D. North-east

Science

16. The north pole of a bar magnet picks up an iron nail. 19. Which of the following properties is/are correct about
Which of the following options is correct regarding the image formed by a plane mirror?
the pole(s) induced in the nail?
(i) The image is at the same distance as the object
A. South pole only B. North pole only (ii) The image is upright.
C. A north pole and a south pole (iii) The image is laterally inverted.
D. None of these A. (i) only
17. There are four pendulums as shown in the given B. (i) and (ii) only
figure. Which of the following pendulums has the C. (ii) and (iii) only
longest time period? D. (i), (ii) and (iii)
A. P 20. Match the Column-I with Column-II and mark the
B. Q correct option.
C. R S
R Column-I Column-II
Q
D. S P (a) 300 mm (i) 3 m
18. Neutral insulator P is rubbed with neutral insulator (b) 300 cm (ii) 30 cm
Q. Insulator P becomes positively charged after the (c) 300 m (iii) 300000 m
rub. Which of the following statements is correct? (d) 300 km (iv) 30000 cm
A. Insulator P loses some electrons to insulator Q. A. (a)-(iv) (b)-(i) (c)-(iii) (d)-(ii)
B. Insulator Q loses some electrons to insulator P. B. (a)-(ii) (b)-(i) (c)-(iv) (d)-(iii)
C. Insulator P gains protons from insulator Q. C. (a)-(ii) (b)-(i) (c)-(iii) (d)-(iv)
D. Insulator Q gains protons from insulator P. D. (a)-(i) (b)-(ii) (c)-(iii) (d)-(iv)
17th NSO - SET B 4
21. Which of the following statements is incorrect 25. A mixture of four different powders is taken in a
about the Sun? petri dish. The properties of the powders are listed
A. The Sun is a huge mass of very hot gases. below in the table.
B. The Sun is the only planet that we can see in the Powder Colour S olu b le Magnetic Conductor of
day. in water in nature electricity
C. The distance of the Sun from Earth is about 1 Grey No Yes Yes
150000000 km. 2 Blue Yes No Yes
D. The Sun is important to the Earth because it 3 White Yes No No
provides light energy to green plants to make
4 White No No No
food.
Which pair of substances would be most difficult to
22. A plotting compass is moved slowly towards the separate?
metal bar along the path as shown in figure. The A. 2 and 4
final position of the compass needle is shown in the B. 2 and 3
given figure. C. 3 and 4
Bar X
D. 1 and 2

S 26. A science teacher has drawn the diagrams showing


the arrangement of particles in three different states
of water.
N
What can you conclude about bar X based on the
diagram?
A. Bar X is a magnetic material.
B. Bar X is a magnet.
C. Bar X is a non-magnetic material. I II III
Observe the following conversions carefully and
D. Bar X is either a magnet or a magnetic material.
select the correct option.
(X) (Y)
23. The factors which affect the work done on an object
II III I
are (Y) (X)
(i) force applied A. I - Gas, Y - Heating
(ii) distance moved by the object B. III - Liquid, Y - Cooling
(iii) mass of the object C. II - Solid, X - Cooling
Which of the following is/are correct? D. III - Gas, X - Heating
A. (i) and (ii) only
27. Some changes are classified as given below :
B. (i) and (iii) only
C. (ii) and (iii) only S.No. Change Reversible Physical
change change
D. (i), (ii) and (iii)
I Melting of butter  
24. In the circuits shown, all the cells are identical. II Burning of diesel  
One bulb requires one cell to light up to normal III Wool knitted to  
brightness. In which circuit do the bulbs not light sweater
up to normal brightness? IV Dissolving ‘Eno’  
in water
V Cooking of food  
A. B.
VI Souring of milk  
Which of the above changes are correctly
matched?
A. I, II, III and V only
C. D. B. II, IV and VI only
C. I, III and V only
D. All are correct.
17th NSO - SET B 5
28. Mohit heated four beakers as shown below: (i) (ii) (iii) (iv) (v) (vi)
A. Floats Sinks Insoluble Soluble Trans- Trans-
lucent parent
B. Floats Sinks Soluble Insoluble Trans- Trans-
parent lucent
C. Floats Sinks Insoluble Soluble Trans- Trans-
P Q R S parent lucent
The correct order of evaporation of water is
D. Sinks Floats Soluble Insoluble Trans- Trans-
A. Q > P > S > R B. P>S>Q>R parent lucent
C. S > P > R > Q D. P>Q>S>R Q
33. We use different parts of P
29. Match the Column-I with Column -II and select the different plants as food source.
correct option from the codes given below. Refer to the labelled figure of S
a typical plant and select the R
Column-I Column -II T
(Mixture) (Method) option that correctly matches
a. Flour and Iron (i) Decantation an edible plant part with its
powder example.
b. Pulses and Rice flour (ii) Evaporation A. P - Broccoli, Q - Cinnamon
U
c. Kidney beans and (iii) Hand picking B. R - Cabbage, S - Chilli
Lady's fingers C. T - Cabbage, U - Spinach
d. Coconut oil and Water (iv) Sieving D. Q - Clove, T - Lettuce
e. Sugar dissolved in water (v) Magnet
a b c d e 34. Shivam tested some food items and tabulated the data
A. (iv) (i) (ii) (iii) (v) as following :
B. (i) (ii) (iv) (v) (iii) Food Iodine solution test Time taken
C. (v) (iii) (iv) (ii) (i) for reaction
D. (v) (iv) (iii) (i) (ii) Chilly potato Turned dark blue 1 sec
Chicken Remained yellowish -
30. Study the Venn diagram. brown
Temporary Reversible
Centre point ( ) represents Pear Turned slight blue 7 secs
change change
which of the following Noodles Turned dark blue 2 secs
change? Fish Remained yellowish -
Physical
A. Child to an adult change brown
B. Wet clothes to dry clothes Amongst the given food items, which one should
C. Raw egg to boiled egg preferably eat after any vigorous work?
D. Cow dung to biogas A. Fish and chicken
B. Chicken and pear
31. Identify the INCORRECT statement from the
C. Fish and noodles
following.
D. Chilly potato and noodles
A. Interparticle distance is more in gas.
B. Solid has definite shape and volume. 35.
C. Ice is heavier than water.
D. Matter can be changed from one form to
another. Q
P R S
32. Complete the following statements by selecting the Refer the given figures and select the incorrect
appropriate option. option.
(1) A cotton ball initially (i) and then (ii) as A. Generally the plants with Q also have R.
it absorbs water. B. Generally the plants with P also have S.
(2) Groundnut oil is (iii) in water while sugar C. Plants with Q type of roots are more easily
is (iv) in milk. uprooted than those with P.
(3) Hand lens is (v) whereas oiled paper is D. Plants with P type of roots include grasses and
(vi). cereals.
17th NSO - SET B 6
36. Rohit's father experienced a heart attack. Doctor told 41. Three flasks, each containing a different liquid are
him that his blood vessels have become narrower. cooled in a basin of cold water. In the beginning of
What could be the reason for this ? the experiment, all the three liquids are at the same
A. His diet has an excess of roughage and water. level in the glass tubes. However, upon cooling, each
B. His diet lacks proper amount of vitamins and liquid falls to a different level as shown below.
minerals.
C. His diet has an excess of fats and carbohydrates.
D. His diet lacks proper amount of proteins and
carbohydrates. basin of
cold water
37. Read the given paragraph. X Y Z
Our food consists of carbohydrates, proteins, fats, From the results of this experiment, we can conclude
vitamins and P. Carbohydrates may be simple like that ________.
Q or complex like R. Proteins if deficient in diet can lead to (i) liquid X contracts more than liquid Y
S in children below 1 year of age. P are abundantly
(ii) liquid Y does not contract as much liquid Z
present in fruit peels, whole grains and add bulk to
(iii) liquid Z contracts less than liquid X
the undigested food, easing the bowel movements.
Select the correct option regarding this. A. (i) only B. (ii) and (iii)
A. P can either be minerals or roughage. C. (i) and (iii) D. (i), (ii) and (iii)
B. Q can be any of the glucose, fructose and
42. X is a space object that orbits around sun but in an
cellulose.
irregular orbit that intersects orbit of a planet. What
C. R can be starch or glycogen
is X?
D. S is pellagra, a deficiency disease of proteins.
A. Neptune B. Choran
38. Which of the following is an incorrect match? C. Pluto D. Titan
Aquatic plant Adaptation
A. Water hyacinth Inflated leaf stalks 43. Refer to the given flowchart and select the correct
B. Floating moss fern Spongy leaves option regarding it.
C. Water lettuce Tiny hairs to trap Flowering
air bubbles plants
Hydrilla
D. Duckweed Large waterproof leaves
No
39. Read the following statements. Grows on No
X Yes Water
land hyacinth
(i) Air dissolved in water cannot be removed from
it. Yes
(ii) Density of air decreases with increasing altitude. No Morning
Y glory
(iii) Air is an element that surrounds the earth and Yes
makes earth hospitable for living organisms. No
(iv) Air helps in pollination of several flowers and in Z Pea
the dispersal of seeds. Yes
Which of the above statements are correct? Mango
A. (i) and (ii) B. (ii) and (iv)
C. (i) and (iii) D. (iii) and (iv) X Y Z
A. Has spores Has weak Has poisonous
40. Which of the following shows the correct match of stem fruits
seed and its mode of dispersal?
B. Has swollen Has weak Has fleshy
leaf stalk stem fruits
A. – Animal B. – Water C. Has fleshy Has woody Has poisonous
stem stem fruits
D. Floats on Has woody Has fleshy
C. – Explosion D. – Wind
water stem fruits
17th NSO - SET B 7
44. Read the given statements and select the correct

Surface area
of leaves
option.
A.
Statement 1 : The process of separation of lint and
seeds from harvested cotton fibres is Surrounding
temperature
called ginning.

Surface area
Statement 2 : Process of forming slivers from ginned

of leaves
material is called combing. B.
A. Both statements 1 and 2 are true and statement 2 Surrounding
is the correct explanation of statement  1. temperature
B. Both statements 1 and 2 are true but statement 2

Surface area
of leaves
is not the correct explanation of statement 1.
C. Statement 1 is true and statement 2 is false. C.
D. Both statements 1 and 2 are false. Surrounding
temperature
45. Which of the following graphs correctly shows the

Surface area
relationship between the surface area of leaves of

of leaves
plants, growing in a desert, with their surrounding D.
temperature ? Surrounding
temperature

Achievers Section

46. Beena spread some iron filings uniformly on a sheet Which of the following can you conclude regarding
of paper. Now, she placed the given magnet on the the habitats of these animals?
sheet.
1 3 A. Animal X lives in a place with annual rainfall of
4 about 80-100 cm.
2
B. Animal Y lives in a place where days may be
Which of the following bar graphs correctly represent extremely hot and nights can be very cold.
the number of iron filings stick to various parts of C. Animal Z lives in an area with annual rainfall of
the magnet?
about 20-25 cm.
No. of iron filings

No. of iron filings

D. Animal Y lives in an area where temperatures


sometimes reach 0°C or fall below it.
A. B.
48. Observe the given diagram carefully and fill in the
1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 blanks.
Parts Parts Q
No. of iron filings
No. of iron filings

P T Water
Ice Water vapour Steam
C. D. S
R
1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4
Parts Parts P Q R S T
A. Freezing Boiling Conden- Melting Evapo-
47. Read the given passage.
sation ration
Animals X, Y and Z are found in completely different B. Freezing Evapo- Boiling Melting Conden-
habitats. Animal X is nocturnal and has developed many ration sation
characters to conserve as much water as possible in
C. Melting Boiling Conden- Freezing Evapo-
the body. Animal Y has furry body with thick skin.
sation ration
It is large in size and has padded feet. Animal Z is
D. Melting Evapo- Conden- Freezing Boiling
adapted to live on trees, sticky pads on its feet help
ration sation
it to climb trees.
17th NSO - SET B 8
49. Refer to the given graph which is plotted for different
fibres P, Q and R based on their quality X and select
the correct option. A.

P
Q
X R B.

Fibres
A. If X is fibre length, then P should be silk, Q should
be wool and R should be cotton. C.
B. If X is tensile strength, then P should be wool, Q
should be cotton, R should be flax.
C. If X is absorbency, then P should be wool, Q
should be flax, R should be cotton.
D. If X is resistance to fuzzing, then P should be
wool, Q should be silk, R should be cotton. D.
50. Which of the following types of skeletal joint is not
present in our hind limbs ?

SPACE FOR ROUGH WORK


Class 6

Set 1

Year 2015
logical reasoning

1. Find the number which will continue the given 7. Select a figure from the options which satisfies
series. the same condition of placement of the dots as in
3, 7, 15, 27, 43, ? Fig. (X).
A. 52 B. 61
C. 63 D. 71

2. Pointing to a man in a photograph, Suhani said, “His


mother’s only daughter is my mother.” How is Suhani Fig. (X)
related to the man?
A. Mother B. Sister A. B.
C. Wife D. Niece

3. How many unit cubes were removed from the solid


on the left to obtain the solid on the right? C. D.

8. Find the missing number, if a certain rule is followed


in the figure.

A. 13 4 5
? 6
B. 43
A. 14 B. 12 42 7
C. 56
C. 28 D. 10 30 20
D. 29
4. If P = 6, J = 4, L = 8 and M = 24, then the value of
M ÷ L × J + P is 9. In which of the following options, Fig. (X) is exactly
embedded as one of its part?
A. 16 B. 0
C. 36 D. 18

5. Select the correct mirror-image of Fig. (X), if the Fig. (X)


mirror is placed vertically to the left.
C A. B.

A
Fig. (X)
C. D.
C C
A. B.
A A 10. In the given Venn diagram, the circle represents tall
A girls, the triangle represents tennis players and the
A
rectangle represents swimmers.
C. D.
C C P
Q U S
V
6. Shreya is facing West. She turns 225° in anti-clockwise R T
direction and then 135° in clockwise direction. In
Which letter represents tall girls who are swimmers
which direction is she facing now?
but don't play tennis?
A. East B. South-East A. Q B. V
C. South-West D. South C. U D. S

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Science

11. Which of the following are not the examples of circular 15. The given diagram shows a magnet being used to pick
motion? up a steel bar. The north pole of the magnet is close
(i) Windmill to the centre of the steel bar as shown. What are the
(ii) Movement of a spinning top poles induced in the steel bar at X, Y and Z?
(iii) A train moving on a curved bridge

S
(iv) Rotation of Earth around the Sun
(v) A battalion moving in a parade
A. (i), (ii) and (iii) B. (iii) and (v)
C. (iii), (iv) and (v) D. (ii) and (v)

N
12. In the given gear system, which of the arrows is
X Y Z
incorrectly marked ?
Q Pole Pole Pole
induced at X induced at Y induced at Z
A. N N N
P
B. N S N
C. S N S
R D. S S S

16. A ball rolls down from a terrain as shown in the given


S figure. At which point is the ball likely to have half of
A. P B. Q its maximum kinetic energy if it has maximum potential
energy at point P? Ignore all energy losses.
C. R D. S
A. P P
13. Two boys are standing in front of a plane mirror as B. Q R
shown in the given figure. If boy Y walks 5 m towards C. R Q S
boy X, then how far away would boy Y appear to be D. S
in the mirror to boy X?
2m 12 m 17. What is the main reason that some places on the Earth
are warmer than others ?
A. The Sun is closer to some places than others.
X Y
B. The Sun stays above the horizon 24 hours a day
in some places.
A. 9 m B. 10 m C. The rays of the Sun are more direct at some places
C. 11 m D. 14 m and more slanting at others.
D. Some places experience warm seasons because of
14. The length of a pencil is measured using a ruler as underground heat.
shown in the given figure. What is the apparent length
of the pencil seen by the observer and the actual 18. Which of the following statements are incorrect?
length of the pencil? (i) Human body is a bad conductor of electricity.
(ii) The air gap surrounding an electric circuit acts as
an insulator.
(iii) A battery always has two terminals.
1 2 3 4 (iv) When electricity lights up a bulb, no heat is
cm
produced.
Apparent length Actual length A. (i) and (ii)
A. 42 mm 40 mm
B. (iii) and (iv)
B. 5 mm 10 mm
C. (i) and (iv)
C. 37 mm 30 mm
D. 37 mm 40 mm D. (ii) and (iii)

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19. A paper cutter is shown in the given figure. At which 24. Match the column I with column II and select the
position P, Q, R or S should a straw be placed so that correct option from the given codes.
least force is applied to cut it?
Column I Column II
A. P Changes Types of changes
B. Q P
Q P. Rusting of iron (i) Chemical change
R
S
C. R Q. Expansion of metal rim (ii) Physical change
R. Sharpening of pencil (iii) Reversible change
D. S
S. Cooking of food (iv) Irreversible change
20. Read the given statements and select the correct P Q R S
option.
A. (i), (iii) (ii), (iv) (ii), (iii) (ii), (iv)
Statement 1 : A car can run on road because of force
B. (i), (iv) (ii), (iii) (ii), (iv) (i), (iv)
applied by road on the car.
Statement 2 : Friction provides the necessary force C. (ii), (iv) (i), (iii) (i), (iv) (ii), (iii)
for translatory motion for a car starting from rest. D. (i), (iv) (ii), (iii) (i), (iii) (i), (iv)
A. Both statements 1 and 2 are true and statement 2
25. Geeta has given some statements about the materials
is the correct explanation of statement 1.
given in the box.
B. Both statements 1 and 2 are true but statement 2
Sugar, Air, Carbon dioxide, Water, Nitrogen, Mercury
is not the correct explanation of statement 1.
C. Statement 1 is true and statement 2 is false. Which of the statements given by her is/are
correct?
D. Statement 1 is false and statement 2 is true.
A. Air is a heterogeneous mixture.
21. Observe the two shallow dishes kept in the sun B. Water, sugar and carbon dioxide are compounds.
carefully containing equal amount of water. C. Mercury and nitrogen are elements.
Layer of
D. Both B and C.
oil
Water 26. Read the given statements and select the correct
Dish 1 Dish 2 option.
After few hours, in which dish will the water level Statement 1 : Breaking of a glass tumbler is an
not come down? irreversible physical change.
Statement 2 : When a glass tumbler breaks, the chemical
A. Dish 1
composition of glass does not change but the pieces
B. Dish 2
cannot be joined back to get original tumbler.
C. In both dishes water level will not come down.
A. Both statements 1 and 2 are true and statement 2
D. In both dishes water level will come down.
is the correct explanation of statement 1.
22. Which of the following statements are incorrect? B. Both statements 1 and 2 are true but statement 2
is not the correct explanation of statement 1.
(i) Milk is miscible with water.
C. Statement 1 is true and statement 2 is false.
(ii) Air is translucent.
D. Both statements 1 and 2 are false.
(iii) Plastic mug floats on water.
(iv) Mercury is a bad conductor of heat. 27. Rahul took four substances P, Q, R and S in a jar and
A. (i) and (iii) B. (ii) and (iii) kept it undisturbed for some time.
C. (ii) and (iv) D. (i) and (iv) Identify the substances P, Q, R and S.

23. Ruchi wants to make halwa for her mother. But the
semolina (suji) got mixed with rice. Some alpins S
R
also fell into the mixture. Which of the following
Q
combinations of methods will help Ruchi to separate
P
each component of the mixture?
P Q R S
A. Handpicking and Threshing
A. Plastic Honey Water Iron
B. By using magnet and Filtration
B. Silver Oil Water Ice
C. Winnowing and Sieving C. Gold Water Oil Ice
D. By using magnet and Sieving D. Ice Water Oil Iron

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28. Find the incorrect match. P Q R S
A. Corn flakes in milk – Filtration A. f, 1, 2 b, 4, 6 a, e, 3, 5 d, 2, 3
B. c, 1, 3 a, 4, 2 a, 3, 6 c, 1, 2
B. Wheat grains and rice flakes – Threshing
C. d, 3, 4 c, 1, 4 e, 2, 5 d, 2, 3
C. Oil in water – Decantation
D. f, 1, 2 b, 5, 6 a, 4 d, 3
D. Husk from wheat flour – Sieving
32. Which of the following statements are
29. The given diagram shows one end of a bridge on P
incorrect regarding the given figure?
rollers.
(i) The parts labelled P and Q show
Metal
bridge ball and socket joint and hinge
Q
Gap joint, respectively.
(ii) The part labelled R is radius bone. R
Rollers S
(iii) The parts labelled T and U are T
called metacarpals and carpals U
The gap is given to allow respectively.
A. Vehicles to travel over the bridge smoothly. (iv) The part labelled S is ulna bone.
B. Expansion of the bridge during hot weather. A. (ii) and (iii) only B. (ii) and (iv) only
C. Vehicles to travel on the bridge without making C. (i) only D. (iii) only
much noise.
33. Read the given paragraph and select the correct option
D. Vehicles to move faster. for P, Q, R and S.
30. Read the following statements that describe some P occurs in children due to deficiency of
processes. proteins. Deficiency of Q makes a person lose
(i) Separating straw etc., from flax fibres. stamina and get tired easily. R occurs in children
(ii) Removing cotton seeds from cotton. due to deficiency of proteins and calories. Deficiency
(iii) Making yarn from fibres. of S causes tooth decay.
(iv) Separating jute fibres from rotten stems. A. P - Kwashiorkor, Q - Calcium, R - Marasmus,
Which of the following options correctly identifies S - Iodine
these processes? B. P - Marasmus, Q - Iron, R - Kwashiorkor,
S - Iodine
(i) (ii) (iii) (iv)
C. P - Kwashiorkor, Q - Iron, R - Marasmus,
A. Scutching Retting Weaving Ginning
S - Fluorine
B. Scutching Ginning Spinning Retting D. P - Marasmus, Q - Calcium, R - Kwashiorkor,
C. Retting Scutching Weaving Combing S - Fluorine
D. Retting Ginning Spinning Scutching
34. Refer to the given figure and select the correct
31. Match column I with columns II and III and select option.
the correct option from the given codes. S
Column I Column II Column III
R
(Vitamin) (Function) (Sources)
P. Vitamin B12 a. Keeps eyes 1. Eggs
healthy P
Q. Vitamin C b. Builds resistance 2. Milk
to infections Q
R. Vitamin A c. Helps to clot 3. Fish liver
blood oil
S. Vitamin D d. Builds strong 4. Citrus A. The parts labelled R and Q are edible parts in
bones fruits spinach and turnip respectively.
e. Keeps hair and 5. Spinach B. The part labelled R is edible in lettuce, turmeric
skin healthy and moringa.
f. Helps to form 6. Toma- C. The part labelled S is edible in broccoli, clove and
blood toes cabbage.
D. All of these

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35. Which of the following is an incorrect match of 40. Match each item of column I with columns II and III
adaptation with the animal? and select the correct option.
Animal Adaptation Column I Column II Column III
A. Deer Long ears P. Spine a. Attached to 1. Protection for
B. Lion Eyes facing forward the thalamus bud
C. Camel Long legs Q. Tendril in b. Modified leaf 2. Reticulate
D. Yak Padded feet pea venation
R. Scale leaf c. Onion 3. Modified for
36. Pollution due to excessive use of polythene is a serious
defence
problem nowadays and government is encouraging
S. Sepal d. Modified 4. Modified for
the use of eco-friendly and biodegradable materials
root support
like jute. From which part of the plant are jute fibres
T. Tap root e. Carrot 5. Modified to
obtained?
store food
A. Stem B. Flowers P Q R S T
C. Leaves D. Roots A. b, 3 b, 4 b, 5 a, 5 e, 2
37. Study the given flow chart. B. a, 1 d, 3 c, 5 a, 1 e, 2
C. b, 3 b, 3 d, 5 a, 2 e, 2
Animal?
Yes D. b, 3 b, 4 c, 5 a, 1 e, 5
Gives birth to young ones? Yes P 41. Savita found a living organism with the features
No described as follows :
Lays eggs on land? Yes Q • Streamlined body
No • Hollow and light bones
Yes • Strong breast muscles
Has pupa stage in its life cycle? R To which group does this living organism belong?
No
A. Fish B. Insects
Has nymph stage in its life cycle? Yes S C. Birds D. Reptiles
Which letter could represent a dragonfly?
42. Refer to the given chart that shows the integration of
A. P B. R
three different human organ systems. Identify them
C. S D. Q and select the correct option.
38. Nowadays, CNG is used as a substitute for petrol Other body parts
and diesel. It is a more environment friendly and
cleaner alternative to conventional fuels. Which of nts
trie

2
O

2
CO
Nu

the following statements is incorrect for CNG? Food X Y


A. CNG is low in pollutants, high in calorific value
and heat yield.
2
O

2
CO

B. CNG is economical and available in abundance Fresh air


globally. Z
Exhaled air
C. CNG is made by compressing natural gas to less A. X-Digestive system, Y-Respiratory system,
than 1% of its volume at standard atmospheric Z-Circulatory system
pressure.
B. X-Circulatory system, Y-Muscular system,
D. None of these Z-Respiratory system
39. Read the given relationships and select the option C. X-Circulatory system, Y-Skeletal system,
that will correctly complete them. Z-Respiratory system
I. Hiptage : Wind : : P : Explosion D. X-Digestive system, Y-Circulatory system,
II. Cabbage : Winter : : Q : Summer Z-Respiratory system
III. Rice : Clayey soil : : R : Black soil
43. Which of the following activities/processes can lead
IV. Maize : Dry soil : : S : Sandy soil to global warming?
P Q R S
(i) Burning of fuels
A. Xanthium Bajra Rice Onion
(ii) Using mass transport systems
B. Pea Maize Cotton Groundnut
(iii) Using CFCs in refrigerators
C. Xanthium Jowar Jute Bajra
(iv) Growing dense vegetations
D. Pea Bajra Jute Jowar

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(v) Increasing use of air conditioners a b c d
(vi) Digestion in cattle A. Q R P Q
(vii) Using electricity carefully B. P P R R
A. (i), (iii), (v) and (vi) only C. Q P R Q
B. (i), (iii) and (v) only D. R P R Q
C. (i), (ii), (iii) and (iv) only
45. There are many plants growing healthily in a green
D. (i), (ii), (iii), (iv) and (vi) only
house. Which of the following factors will affect the
44. Study the given flow chart that shows some ways of amount of oxygen and carbon dioxide in a greenhouse
garbage disposal and answer the following question. on a sunny day?
Garbage disposal (i) Amount of nitrogen gas in the air
(ii) Amount of sunlight received by the plants
P Q R (iii) Amount of water vapour in the air
Recycling Compost heap Incineration (iv) Number of plants in the greenhouse
Which is the best way to dispose the types of garbage A. (i) and (iii) only
listed below? B. (ii), (iii) and (iv) only
a. Fallen leaves b. Metal pans and pots C. (i), (ii) and (iv) only
c. Hospital wastes d. Animal droppings D. All of these

Achievers Section

46. A fabric swatch was found at a crime scene. It was 1 2 3 4


found to burn with a hair like smell. To identify the A. Glycerine Chalk Frosted glass Stone
criminal from his clothing, the investigating officer B. Oil Leather Wood Rubber band
took fabric samples from clothing of four suspects. C. Vaseline Metal spoon Cardboard Cotton ball
He placed the data collected in the given chart to help
D. Honey Sponge Water Iron nail
him identify the sample taken from the crime scene.
Source of Texture Absorbance Type of 48. Pooja is doing an experiment to find the strength of
fabric of liquid fabrics various parts of a U-shaped magnet. She spreads
Suspect W Smooth Low Natural some iron filings on a sheet of paper. Which of the
Suspect X Rough High Natural following bar graphs correctly represent the number
Suspect Y Rough Zero Synthetic of iron filings sticked to various parts of the U-shaped
Suspect Z Smooth Zero Synthetic magnet?
No. of iron filings

The data suggests that the most likely culprit is A


_______.
A. B
A. Suspect Z B. Suspect Y D
C. Suspect X D. Suspect W C
A B C D

47. The properties of four different materials 1, 2, 3 and Parts


No. of iron filings

4 are listed in the given wheel. Fill in the blanks with


an appropriate option.
B.
4. ______ 1. ______
Floats Immiscible A B C D
initially with water Parts
then
sinks Sorting
No. of iron filings

out
materials
3. ______ C.
Opaque 2. ______
Hard and A B C D
Lustrous Parts
D. None of these

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49. Three organisms live in different habitats and accordingly 50. Shruti in an experiment, put a healthy, green plant in
show different adaptations. Their features are recorded different conditions during a day, at different times
in the given table. P, Q and R. The rate of oxygen absorbed or released
Organism Body Skin Fur/Feather by this plant is shown in the given graph.
temperature 3
Rate of 2
X Constant Thick Present oxygen uptake 1
Y Varies with Thin Absent (unit) 0 Time of the
day
environmental 1 P Q R
temperature 2
Rate of 3
Z Constant Thin Present oxygen release 4
(unit) 5
Select the correct option regarding these animals. 6
A. Organism X can be a mammal that lives in a place Which of the following assumptions can be made
where temperature is usually high. about this experiment?
B. Organism Y can be an amphibian that lives in an A. At time P, that plant was put in a dark
arid area. cupboard.
C. Organism Z can be a bird that lives in a place B. At time Q, plant is not respiring because, no oxygen
with moderate temperatures during summers and is being taken up.
winters. C. At time Q, the plant was moved to a dark room.
D. Organism X can be an aquatic reptile. D. At time R, the plant was put in a well lighted
place.

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Class 6

Set 2

Year 2015
logical reasoning

1. How many 7’s are there in the given series which


are immediately preceded by 6 but not immediately
followed by 4? A. B.

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A. One B. Two
C. Four D. Six
C. D.
2. Which of the following Venn diagrams best represents the
relationship amongst “Mammals, Cows, Crows”?
6. If ‘+’ stands for multiplication, ‘×’ stands for division,
‘–’ stands for addition and ‘÷’ stands for subtraction.
A. B.
Then, the value of 20 – 8 × 4 ÷ 3 + 2 = ?
A. 41 B. 19
C. 16 D. 18
C. D. 7. Select the mirror image of Fig. (X) from the given
options, if the mirror is placed along PQ.
P
3. Select a figure from the options which satisfies
the same condition of placement of the dots as in
Fig. (X).

Q
Fig. (X)

A. B.
Fig. (X)

A. B.
C. D.

C. D. 8. In a certain code language, DIPLOMA is written as


FERHQIC, then what is the code for PENCILS in
the language?
4. If P is 40 m South-West of Q and R is 40 m A. RAPYHKU
South-East of Q, then what is the direction of R with B. RAPYKHU
respect to P? C. RPAYKHU
A. East B. West D. RAPKYHU
C. North-East D. South
9. Select a figure from the options, which when placed
5. A square transparent sheet with a pattern is given. in the blank space of Fig. (X) would complete the
Find the figure from the options as to how the pattern pattern.
would appear when the transparent sheet is folded
along the dotted line.

?
Transparent sheet Fig. (X)

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10. Pointing towards a boy, Namrata says, “He is the
A. B. son of my grandfather’s only child.” How is the boy
related to Namrata?
A. Brother
C. D. B. Cousin
C. Uncle
D. Data inadequate

Science

11. Which of the following pairs relating different units A. (i) and (ii) B. (i), (ii) and (iii)
are incorrect? C. (i), (ii) and (iv) D. (i), (iii) and (iv)
(i) 10 cm = 1 dm
15. Match the column I with column II and select the
(ii) 20 m = 2000 km
correct option from the given codes.
(iii) 30 mm = 3000 cm
(iv) 40 m = 400 dm Column I Column II
A. (i) and (ii) B. (ii) and (iii) (a) (i) Circular Motion
C. (iii) and (iv) D. (i) and (iv)

12. Four light bulbs are concealed from an observer by


an opaque wall as shown in the figure. Without
shifting the positions of the observer and the bulbs, (b) (ii) Periodic Motion
how many bulbs can the observer see from the
mirror?
Opaque wall R

S
(c) (iii) Oscillatory Motion
Q
P

(a) (b) (c)


Plane mirror A. (i), (iii) (ii), (iii) (i), (ii)
A. 1 B. 2 B. (i), (ii) (i), (iii) (ii), (iii)
C. 3 D. 4 C. (i), (ii) (i), (ii) (ii), (iii)
D. (ii), (iii) (i), (iii) (i), (iii)
13. Which of the following statements about energy
is/are true? 16. An electrical circuit is shown here. When the switch
(i) Energy cannot be stored or transmitted. S is opened, which of the following lamp(s) will
(ii) Energy can neither be created nor destroyed. switch off?
2
(iii) Energy cannot be converted from one form to A. 1 only 1 3
another. B. 3 only
A. (ii) only B. (ii) and (iii) C. 2 and 3 only S
C. (i) and (ii) D. (i) and (iii) D. 1, 2 and 3

14. Which of the following statements are correct? 17. A solid, transparent sphere has a small, opaque
(i) Venus is the second brightest object in the night dot at its centre. When observed from outside, the
sky. apparent position of the dot will be
(ii) Comet is a small heavenly body made up of ice A. Closer to the eye than its actual position
and dust. B. The same as its actual position
(iii) Asteroids are commonly known as shooting stars. C. Farther away from the eye than its actual position
(iv) Saturn is surrounded by several flat rings. D. None of these.

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18. Read the given statements and select the correct P Q R S
option. A. (ii) (i) (iv) (iii)
Statement 1 : In an electric circuit, the direction B. (iii) (i) (iv) (ii)
of current is taken to be from the negative to the C. (iii) (ii) (i) (iv)
positive terminal of the electric cell. D. (iv) (iii) (i) (ii)
Statement 2 : A current can flow only when its path
22. The given diagram shows a method by which a solid
forms a closed loop. can be separated from solid-water mixture. Which
A. Both statements 1 and 2 are true and statement 2 one of the following could be that solid?
is the correct explanation of statement 1.
Filter paper
B. Both statements 1 and 2 are true but statement 2
is not the correct explanation of statement 1. Solid
C. Statement 1 is true and statement 2 is false.
D. Statement 1 is false and statement 2 is true. Liquid

19. Four plotting compasses are placed near a bar magnet.


One compass appears like this .
A. Salt
What is a possible position for the compass?
B. Sugar
(Ignore any effects of the Earth’s magnetic field.)
C. Sand
1 D. Ice crystals

23. Read the given statements and select the correct


S N 2 option.

3 Statement 1 : All physical changes are reversible


changes.
4
Statement 2 : In a physical change, the substance
A. 1 B. 2 remains same but shape and size of the substance
C. 3 D. 4 changes.
20. A pendulum bob pivoted at point A, starts swinging A. Both statements 1 and 2 are true and statement 2
from point B. Assuming that there is no loss of is the correct explanation of statement 1.
energy to the surroundings, at which position will B. Statement 1 is true and statement 2 is false.
the bob next come to a momentary rest? C. Statement 1 is false and statement 2 is true.
A D. Both statements 1 and 2 are false.
Z
B 24. Study the given flowchart carefully.
Y
X Material
W
A. W B. X Yes
P Conducts heat and electricity?
C. Y D. Z No
Yes Yes
Q Transparent? Brittle?
21. Match the column I with column II and select the No No
correct option from the given codes. Yes
High melting point? Strong? S
Column I Column II Yes
P. Water in an icetray (i) Evaporation R
turning into ice cubes.
Q. Perfume gradually (ii) Boiling Identify the four groups of materials P, Q, R and S.
losing its smell.
P Q R S
R. Water droplets forming (iii) Freezing
A. Metals Ceramics Plastics Glass
on the windowpanes
of an air conditioned bus. B. Ceramics Glass Metals Plastics
S. Bubbles appearing in a (iv) Condensation C. Plastics Metals Glass Ceramics
liquid when it is heated. D. Metals Glass Ceramics Plastics

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25. Study the given diagram carefully and select the 29. Which of the following affects the solubility of a
correct option. substance?
X I. Type of solvent
II. Temperature
P T III. Size of the particles
Q U A. I and II B. I and III
C. II and III D. I, II and III
Y Z 30. Select the option that is not true regarding the type
of seed dispersal shown in figure.

R Seeds
S

A. X – Solid, Y – Liquid, R – Heating


B. Y – Gas, Z – Liquid, T – Heating A. Seeds dispersed by this method are small and light
C. X – Solid, Z – Gas, P – Freezing in weight.
D. Y – Gas, X – Liquid, Q – Cooling B. This type of seed dispersal is found in cotton and
dandelion.
26. Which of the following is correctly matched?
C. Seeds dispersed by this method may possess hair
I. No more salt can be dissolved – Saturated solution or wing like structures.
II. Milk and water can be separated – Filtration D. This type of seed dispersal cannot carry the seeds
III. To separate heavier and lighter components – to far off places.
Winnowing
31. Which out of the following features is common to
IV. To obtain butter from milk – Sieving
both the frog and the earthworm?
A. I and III B. II and IV
A. Both live in burrows to keep themselves cool.
C. I, III and IV D. All of these
B. Both possess scales on their bodies.
27. Which of the following statements is true? C. Both breathe through their moist skin.
A. Setting of milk to form curd is a chemical and D. Both of them do not possess a backbone.
reversible change.
32. In a cage with plenty of plants,
B. Spoiling of food is a chemical and irreversible P
three organisms P, Q and R
Population
change.
were kept together. Out of these
C. Burning of paper is a physical and reversible three, two are herbivores while Q
change. one is carnivore. The changes in R
D. Boiling of an egg is a physical and reversible their population over time were Time
change. plotted in the graph as shown here. Which of the
following conclusions can be made about their eating
28. Study the given Venn diagram.
habits?
A. Q is a carnivore that feeds on P.
Chemical Slow B. Q is a herbivore that feeds on the available plants
change change and is also not eaten by P.
C. R is a herbivore that does not feed on the available
plants and is also not eaten by P.
D. Q is a carnivore that feeds on R.
Irreversible
change 33. Read the given statements and select the correct
Centre point (•) represents option.
A. Making paper boat Statement 1 : Woollen clothes provide us warmth
B. Burning crackers in cold weather.
C. Blowing a balloon Statement 2 : Woollen fibres trap air in the pockets
D. Rusting of a bicycle. formed between the individual fibres.

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A. Both statements 1 and 2 are true and statement 2 37. Select the incorrect statement out of the following.
is the correct explanation of statement 1. A. Weaving and knitting are the two methods of
B. Both statements 1 and 2 are true but statement 2 converting yarn into fabric.
is not the correct explanation of statement 1. B. Synthetic fibres have less water absorption capacity
C. Statement 1 is true and statement 2 is false. than natural fibres.
D. Statement 2 is true and statement 1 is false. C. Jute plants are harvested at flowering stage to
obtain fibres.
34. A funnel is fitted into a stopper Funnel
Water
D. Cotton fibres are sourced from seed hair and thus
that closes the mouth of a flask as
Stopper burn with smell like that of a burning hair.
shown in the given diagram. Sonu
wants to fill the flask with water 38. Select the correct statement about skeletal system in
but water does not flow in when it some animals.
Flask
is poured into the funnel. This is
A. Earthworms have liquid skeleton i.e., the liquid
because _______. trapped in body spaces keeps the body firm.
A. The air pressure inside the flask is lower than the B. Snails and sharks have only a skeleton outside
pressure of water in funnel. their body i.e., an exoskeleton.
B. The space in the flask is occupied by air. C. Snakes and birds have hollow bones which reduces
C. The funnel is too small for water to flow their body weight and makes movement easier.
through. D. Cockroaches have an endoskeleton made of chitin.
D. The mouth of the flask is not sealed tightly enough.
39. Given below are some adaptations shown by animals.
35. Refer to the given flow chart and select the option (i) Large sized ears
that correctly identifies the fibres P, Q and R. (ii) Thick fur on the body
(iii) Waterproof fur or feathers
Plant fibre
(iv) Thick layer of fat under the skin
(v) Aestivation (vi) Hibernation
From stem From seed From fruit Which of these adaptations can be found in animals
living in polar regions?
P Q R A. (i), (ii), (iii) and (v) B. (iii), (iv), (v) and (vi)
  P   Q   R C. (ii), (iii), (iv) and (vi) D. (ii), (v) and (vi)
A. Cotton Jute Flax
B. Flax Coir Cotton 40. Which of the following activities will not help to
C. Jute Cotton Coir reduce pollution?
D. Cotton Terylene Jute A. Restricting littering and dumping of waste in water
bodies.
36. B. Restricting smoking in public areas.
P C. Spraying pesticides on plants to kill pests.
Q D. Treating waste water before discharging it into rivers.

41. Study the given table.


Vitamin Source Deficiency causes
R A Carrots (i)
B3 Whole cereals (ii)
S D (iii) Rickets
(iv) Green vegetables Excessive bleeding
from wounds
Select the correct option for (i), (ii), (iii) and (iv).
Identify the joints labelled as P, Q, R and S in the
(i) (ii) (iii) (iv)
given figure, and select the correct option.
A. Night Pellagra Mushrooms K
Gliding Ball and Hinge Pivot blindness
joint socket joint joint joint B. Night Beri-beri Mushrooms K
A. S P Q R blindness
B. R Q P S C. Pellagra Beri-beri Amla C
C. R Q S P D. Beri-beri Night Eggs B12
D. S P Q R blindness

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42. Sumit performed the scratch test with three types of 44. Which of the following statements is incorrect for
minerals X, Y and Z and the results are shown here. the organisms shown in the picture?
Y Z X

X X Z
Scratch No scratch Scratch
marks marks marks

Select the option that correctly arranges these minerals A. They are adapted to reduce evaporative loss of
in ascending order of hardness. water from their body.
B. The outermost layer of their body is thick and
A. X < Y < Z B. Z<Y<X
protective.
C. Z < X < Y D. Y<Z<X C. They can store a large amount of water in their
43. Study the given flow chart. body.
D. None of these
Is it a Yes Does it support Yes
Start Q
gas? burning? 45. Match column - I with column - II and select the
correct option from the given codes.
No No
Column I Column II
P Is it given (a) Floods (i) Aquifers
Yes
out during R (b) Ground water (ii) Salt water
respiration? (c) Ocean (iii) Rain
No (d) Precipitation (iv) Dirt and water vapour
(e) Clouds (v) Excess rain
S A. (a) - (i), (b) - (ii), (c) - (iii), (d) - (iv), (e) - (v)
Which of the following letters represents nitrogen gas? B. (a) - (v), (b) - (i), (c) - (ii), (d) - (iii), (e) - (iv)
A. P B. Q C. (a) - (i), (b) - (v), (c) - (iii), (d) - (ii), (e) - (iv)
C. R D. S D. (a) - (v), (b) - (i), (c) - (iii), (d) - (ii), (e) - (iv)

Achievers Section

46. The given figure shows a bar magnet. If this magnet Set-up Volume of Common Temperature
is placed on a sheet of paper containing iron filings, water (mL) salt (°C)
then which of the following graphs best shows the 1 50 10 g rock 30
number of iron filings sticked to it as its length crystals
increases from point P to point Q?
2 50 10 g finely 60
P Q powdered
3 100 10 g rock 30
No. of iron filings

crystals
No. of iron filings

4 100 10 g finely 60
A. B. powdered
Study the given data carefully and fill in the blanks
P Length Q P Length Q by choosing an appropriate option.
Abhinav concluded that salt dissolved fastest in
No. of iron filings
No. of iron filings

set-up (i) and slowest in set-up (ii) . This


is because the solubility increases with (iii) in
C. D. temperature, (iv) in particle size of salt and
(v) in volume of water.
P Length Q P Length Q (i) (ii) (iii) (iv) (v)
A. 4 1 decrease increase decrease
47. Abhinav observed the solubility of common salt in B. 2 3 increase decrease increase
water under different sets of conditions as given in the C. 4 1 increase decrease increase
table. D. 1 4 increase decrease increase

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48. Read the given passage. B. Y can be a plant that is adapted to live in desert
To test the presence or absence of proteins in a food areas.
sample, take some mashed eggs in a test tube, add C. Z can be a sweet potato plant.
few drops of water into it and shake it. Then add two D. In plant Z, X changes into fruit after pollination.
drops of Benedict’s reagent and ten drops of ethanol
to the test tube. Shake well and let the test tube stand 50.
for a few minutes. Violet colouration indicates the
absence of proteins in the food sample.
Some of the words have been italicised in the passage.
Select the correct statement regarding them.
A. Benedict’s reagent should not be replaced.
B. Ethanol should be replaced by caustic soda solution.
C. Violet should be replaced by red. Refer to the given diagram representing water cycle.
D. Absence should not be replaced. Different processes of the water cycle have been
labelled as 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5. Select the incorrect option
49. Read the given passage and answer the accompanying
regarding these.
question.
X is the part of the plant which generally grows A. Process 5 will increase when humidity of air
towards light. It transports water, minerals and food decreases while process 2 will decrease.
to all parts of the plant. In some plants, X is modified B. Process 3 can involve change from gaseous to
to prepare food, e.g., in Y. In some other plants, X liquid state or from gaseous to solid state depending
grows underground and stores food, e.g., in Z. upon the ambient temperature.
Which of the following statements is correct regarding C. An increase in process 4 can gradually lead to a
X, Y and Z? decrease in process 1.
A. The main function of X is to absorb water from D. Process 5 and 2 are interrelated and an increase
the soil. in process 5 leads to an increase in process 2.

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Class 6

Set A

Year 2016
logical reasoning

1. Select the odd one out. 6. Select a figure from the options, which will continue the
same series as established by the Problem Figures.
A. 5, 10, 20, 15 B. 25, 50, 100, 75
Problem Figures
C. 10, 20, 60, 45 D. 15, 30, 60, 45

2. How many minimum number of straight lines are ?


required to make the given figure?
A. B.

C. D.

A. 15 B. 16
7. In a certain code language, CENTRAL is written
C. 17 D. 18
as ABCDEFG and PLANETARIUM is written as
3. Find the missing number, if a certain rule is followed HGFCBDFEIJK. How will LANTERN be written in
row-wise or column-wise. the same code language ?
A. GFCDFEG B. GFCDEFG
6 6 9
C. GFCDBEC D. GFCDBEB
5 7 5
4 3 ? 8. Five boys are standing in a row facing East. Mohit is
120 126 360 to the left of Sameer, Tushar and Samrath. Sameer,
Tushar and Samrath are to the left of Aman. Samrath
A. 4 B. 8 is between Sameer and Tushar. If Tushar is fourth
C. 12 D. 16 from the left, how far is Sameer from the right?
4. Select a figure from the options, which when placed A. First B. Second
in the blank space of Fig. (X) would complete the C. Third D. Fourth
pattern.
9. Select a figure from the options, which will complete
the given figure matrix.

A. B.

A. B.
C. D.

5. Study the diagram carefully. C. D.

10. Arrange the given words in the sequence in which they


occur in the dictionary and then choose the correct
sequence.
1. Protein 2. Problem
Architects who are neither Indians nor musicians
3. Proverb 4. Property
are represented by ________.
5. Project
A. b B. c A. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 B. 2, 1, 4, 3, 5
C. f D. g C. 2, 5, 4, 1, 3 D. 3, 4, 5, 2, 1

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Science

11. A bar magnet gets broken into four pieces E, F, G 15. To protect the user, part(s) _______ of the plug as shown
and H. in the figure must be made of electrical insulators.

Which of the following options shows the correct


poles in broken pieces ?
A. P only B. R only
A. C. R and S D. Q and S
B.
16. Match column-I with column-II and select the correct
C. option.
D. Column-I Column-II
(i) (a) Rectilinear motion
12. A 1 m long uniform beam is being balanced as shown
in the given figure.

(ii) (b) Oscillatory motion

What are the forces X and Y ?


(iii) (c) Curvilinear motion
Force X Force Y
A. 1 N 0N
B. 2 N 1N
C. 3 N 3N (iv) (d) Rotatory motion
D. 4 N 7N

13. Which of the following statements about pinhole A. (i) – (c), (ii) – (b), (iii) – (d), (iv) – (a)
camera are correct ? B. (i) – (c), (ii) – (a), (iii) – (d), (iv) – (b)
C. (i) – (d), (ii) – (a), (iii) – (b), (iv) – (c)
(i) It is a camera with a single lens.
D. (i) – (d), (ii) – (b), (iii) – (a), (iv) – (c)
(ii) It produces an upside down image of object.
(iii) It does not have a screen. 17. Peehu has a card with the word MAGNET written on
it. She places a plane mirror at position (1) and then
(iv) It works because light travels in a straight line.
at position (2) as shown in the figure and observes
(v) It forms real and colourless shadows of objects. the images.
A. (i) and (v) only
B. (ii) and (iv) only
C. (i), (iii) and (iv) only
D. (ii), (iv) and (v) only

14. Which of the following statements is incorrect about


Which of the following options correctly shows the
the asteroids?
images formed by the plane mirror for the two given
A. They are planet like objects, but smaller and often positions?
irregularly shaped. Position 1 Position 2
B. Majority of asteroids orbit in the asteroid belt A.
between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter.
B.
C. Asteroids are mainly composed of mineral and
rock. C.
D. Vesta is the largest and most massive asteroid
discovered. D.

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18. In which of the following does the fulcrum not lie Which of the following statements is true about
between the effort and the load ? X and Y?
A. Particles of element X can move freely in all
A. B. directions.
B. Element Y is incompressible in nature.
C. Element X is a solid and element Y is a gas.
C. D.
D. Element X is less denser than element Y.

23. Substances W, X, Y and Z are obtained from different


19. Study the given flowchart carefully. types of mixtures by using appropriate separating
processes as shown in the given flowchart :
Types of Mixtures

Solid in solid Solid in liquid Liquid in liquid


Separating
process Immiscible liquids

W Soluble solid Insoluble solid Separating


process
Separating Separating
process process Z
Which of the following correctly lists the names of
planets that can be placed at P, Q, R and S in the X Y
given flowchart ? Separating processes used to obtain W, X, Y and Z
P   Q   R   S respectively are
A. Mars Venus Earth Mercury A. Winnowing, filtration, sedimentation and
B. Venus Mercury Earth Mars evaporation
C. Mercury Earth Mars Venus B. Sedimentation, winnowing, filtration and separating
D. Mars Earth Venus Mercury funnel
C. Handpicking, sedimentation, winnowing and
20. Fill in the blanks by choosing an appropriate option. evaporation
Magnetic strength of a bar magnet is (i) at its poles D. Sieving, evaporation, filtration and separating
and (ii) at its centre. Two (iii) poles attract each funnel.
other whereas two (iv) poles repel each other.
(i) (ii) (iii) (iv) 24. Rohan, a class 6 student used lemon juice to write a
A. Maximum Minimum Opposite Similar secret message to his friend on a white paper. He let
B. Maximum Maximum Opposite Similar the paper dry completely and message disappeared
(Process I). He asked his friend to gently heat the
C. Minimum Minimum Similar Opposite
paper (taking care that it does not catch fire) to see
D. Minimum Maximum Similar Opposite
the message (Process II).
21. Rashmi, a class 6 teacher listed the given materials Which of the following statements is correct regarding
on the board and asked students to classify them on the types of changes taking place in processes I and II?
the basis of transparency. A. Both are physical changes.
(I) Window glass (II) Oily paper (III) Metal sheet B. Both are chemical changes.
(IV) Thin muslin cloth (V) Concrete wall C. Process I is a physical change and process II is a
Which of the following represents the correct chemical change.
classification? D. Process I is a chemical change and process II
A. I, IV-transparent; II-translucent; III, V-opaque is a physical change.
B. I, II-translucent; III-opaque; IV, V-transparent
25. Which of the following statements are incorrect?
C. I-transparent; II, IV-translucent; III, V-opaque
D. V-opaque; II, III-translucent; I, IV-transparent I. Vinegar and lemon juice form a separate layer on
water.
22. The given diagrams represent two elements : II. Freshly cut surfaces of metals are lustrous.
III. Oxygen gas is transparent while milk is opaque.
IV. Wax when mixed with water forms a solution.
A. I and II only B. I and IV only
Element X Element Y C. III and IV only D. None of these

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26. The given diagram describes the changes that take A. Objects X and Z will sink while W and Y will float.
place between different states of matter : B. Objects W and Y will sink while X and Z will float.
C. All four objects will sink.
D. All four objects will float.

30. Refer to the given figure showing a typical plant


with its parts labelled as U, V, W and X and read the
following paragraph.
X

The processes in which heat energy is given out are W


A. I and III only B. I, IV and V only
C. I, II and IV only D. None of these. U
27. Some common changes are classified in the given
table :
S. No. Changes Type
1. Stiching a shirt from the Irreversible V
fabric
2. Breaking of an egg Chemical
3. Lighting an electric bulb Reversible P is a plant where part U is edible, plant Q has edible
Occurrence of new moon Non-periodic part W, plant R has edible part X whereas plant S has
4.
edible part V.
5. Dissolving sugar in water Physical
Select the option that correctly identifies these
Which of these changes are correctly matched? plants.
A. 2, 4, and 5 only B. 1, 3 and 5 only P Q R S
C. 2 and 5 only D. All of these A. Clove Mustard Cumin Ginger
28. Sonali mixed a packet of salt in a small amount of B. Pomegranate Rose Orange Turmeric
sand and then tried to recover the salt by the usual C. Pomegranate Spinach Clove Radish
processes of sedimentation, decantation or filtration D. Cumin Rose Spinach Potato
followed by evaporation. To her surprise, she could
recover only a small part of the salt that she had 31. Select the incorrect option regarding the given figure
taken. The possible reasons could be of a neuron with its parts labelled as P, Q, R, S
I. Salt also got evaporated along with water. and T.
P
II. The quantity of salt was much more than that
required to form a saturated solution. Q
III. The undissolved salt remained mixed with sand.
IV. The quantity of water taken was insufficient to R
dissolve all the salt. S
A. II and III only B. I and IV only
C. II, III and IV only D. All of these.

29. Soham, a class 6 student, took four solid objects W, X,


T
Y, and Z of different weights and made from the same
plastic material of density 0.85 g/cm3 and placed them in A. Part P of this neuron connects with part T of
beakers containing equal amount of water having density another neuron.
1.0 g/cm3 as shown in the figure : B. Part R is formed by wrapping of a special cell
around S of the neuron.
C. Part Q is central vacuole that contains signal
transmitting compounds.
D. Part P receives signals and part T carries signals
What would be his observation? out of the neuron.

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32. On the basis of body covering, Rohit made four groups X Y Z
of three organisms each. In an attempt of doing so, he
2.5 sec 2 sec 4 sec
classified organisms incorrectly in one of the groups.
Identify this group and select the correct option. Now, select the correct option regarding this.

A. Tortoise, Snail, Oyster A. Fabric Z can be obtained from seeds of a plant and
fabric Y can be obtained from stem of a plant.
B. Fish, Snake, Lizard
B. Fabric Z can be obtained from the stem of a plant
C. Penguin, Ostrich, Bat and fabric Y can be obtained from larva of an
D. Hippopotamus, Whale, Cow animal.
C. Fabric Y can be obtained from the fur of an animal
33. Match column I with column II and select the correct
and fabric X can be obtained from larva of an
option from the given codes.
animal.
Column I Column II D. Fabric Y can be obtained from the fur of an animal
a. Iron (i) Beriberi and fabric Z can be obtained from larva of an
b. Vitamin B1 (ii) Anaemia animal.
c. Vitamin C (iii) Scurvy 38. X is a stem modified to store food, while Y is a stem
d. Vitamin D (iv) Goitre modified to make food. X and Y are respectively
e. Iodine (v) Rickets A. Cactus and sweet potato
B. Onion and potato
A. a - (ii), b - (i), c - (iii), d - (v), e - (iv)
C. Ginger and cactus
B. a - (i), b - (iii), c - (iv), d - (v), e - (ii)
D. Dahlia and ginger.
C. a - (iii), b - (ii), c - (iv), d - (v), e - (i)
D. a - (iv), b - (i), c - (v), d - (iii), e - (ii) 39. Refer to the given figures and select the correct option
regarding these, when they are operating.
34. A large number of fur seals and aquatic birds were
found dead near a water body. The reason behind their
death came out to be the failure of their temperature
regulating system.
This indicates the occurrence of a/an _____________
recently. I II
A. Avalanche
A. Object I converts mechanical energy into kinetic
B. Oil spill energy whereas object II converts electrical energy
C. Acid rain into potential energy.
D. Flood B. Object II converts electrical energy into kinetic,
heat and sound energy.
35. The given relationship is based on eating habits of C. Object I converts potential energy into kinetic
animals. energy.
Deer : Sparrow : Lion D. Both B and C
Which of the following options satisfies the same 40. If P represents the fibre and Q represents the fabric,
relationship? find out the correct order in which Q is made from P.
A. Tiger : Bear : Ant A. P obtained from source, Weaving, Yarn,
B. Cow : Crow : Tiger Spinning, Q
C. Lion : Goat : Leopard B. P obtained from source, Spinning, Weaving,
D. Sheep : Panther : Bear Yarn, Q
C. P obtained from source, Spinning, Yarn,
36. Cinchona, isabgol, neem, Rauwolfia are
Weaving, Q
A. Oil yielding plants B. Medicinal plants D. None of these
C. Fibre yielding plants D. Food plants.
41. ‘Reducing’ a part of garbage management can be
37. Equal sized square pieces of three different fabrics exemplified by __________.
X, Y and Z were taken and spread out on a floor. Three A. Carrying your own jute bag while shopping
small similar metal balls were each rolled with equal B. Packing objects using least possible packing
force from one end diagonally to the other end of material
fabric piece. Time taken by the balls to reach other C. Using both sides of paper for writing
end of fabric was noted to be as follows :
D. All of these

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42. In the textile industry, the given tool was used earlier
to produce ______ from ________.
A. Fibre, Yarn
B. Yarn, Fibre
C. Fabric, Yarn
D. Yarn, Fabric
X Y Z
43. Refer to the given flow chart and identify the components X Y Z
X, Y and Z of air? A. Alternate Opposite Whorled
B. Opposite Whorled Alternate
Promotes Yes
C. Whorled Alternate Opposite
X
burning
D. Opposite Alternate Whorled
No 45. The given table shows the rank of three different
minerals on the scale of hardness.
Needed Mineral Rank of hardness
Yes
by plants to Y X 5
make food
Y 3
No
Z 8
Based on the above data, which of the following
Z
results of scratch test will be obtained?
A. X – Nitrogen, Y – Oxygen
Y Z
B. Y – Carbon dioxide, Z – Oxygen
C. X – Oxygen, Z – Nitrogen A. Scratch Z B. Scratch
Y
marks marks
D. Y – Nitrogen, Z – Carbon dioxide

44. Phyllotaxy is the arrangement of leaves on the stem. Y X


Identify the three types of phyllotaxy shown in the C. Scratch X D. Scratch
marks Z
given figures, X, Y and Z. marks

Achievers Section

Direction: Refer to the given paragraphs to answer questions A. Femur should be replaced by tibia.
46 and 47. B. 180° should be replaced by 360°.
P is a joint that allows movement in one plane only and C. More than should be replaced by only.
shows 180° of movement. The movement of car doors D. Skull should be replaced by knee.
resembles the movement of bones between which this
joint is present. This type of joint is found in our body 48. A scientist conducted a study on four different species
at elbow and in skull. of organisms (W, X, Y and Z) that are related in an
Q joint allows movement in all directions and in more aquatic food chain. He estimated the total number of
than one plane. This joint controls the movement of the individuals in the population of each species and the
humerus and femur bones. Movement of pestle in a mortar average biomass of each individual.
resembles the movement of bones in this joint. Species Average biomass Number of
of each individual/ individuals
46. The joints P and Q in the above paragraphs are
arbitrary units
respectively
W 5000 85
A. Hinge joint, Pivot joint
X 14500 43
B. Pivot joint, Ball and socket joint Y 32 200
C. Gliding joint, Hinge joint Z 18 4000
D. Hinge joint, Ball and socket joint. Which of the following shows the correct relation of
47. Some of the italicised words are mentioned incorrectly these species in a food chain?
in the paragraphs. Select the correct option regarding A. Z → Y → W → X B. X → W → Z → Y
them. C. X → W → Y → Z D. Z → W → X → Y

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49. One of the four identical light bulbs in a series circuit
has blown off as shown in the figure. Reversible
change
1
Physical
change 3 Chemical
2 change
4
Irreversible
change

1 2 3 4
Which of the following statements is correct about
A. Falling of Occurrence Growth Tearing
the bulbs?
trees of rainbow of plants paper into
A. R will not glow while P, Q and S will glow as pieces
before. B. Knitting Setting of Making Dissolving
B. R will not glow while P, Q and S will glow brighter sweater milk to rice sugar in
than before. from wool form curd puddings water
C. R will glow brighter than before while P, Q and C. Expansion Breaking Lighting Boiling an
S will glow as before. of mercury of glass LPG egg
in ther- stove
D. All the bulbs P, Q, R and S will not glow.
mometer
50. Observe the given Venn diagram carefully and fill D. Filling a Melting of Burning Boiling of
in the blanks by choosing an appropriate option. water ice of paper water
bottle

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Class 6

Set B

Year 2016
logical reasoning

1. Trishika starts walking straight facing South. After A. 1, 5, 6; 2, 3, 4; 7, 8, 9


walking 30 metres she turned to her right, walked B. 1, 4, 7; 2, 5, 8; 3, 6, 9
25 metres and turned to her left. Again after walking a C. 1, 2, 3; 4, 5, 8; 6, 7, 9
distance of 10 metres she turned to her left. In which D. 1, 3, 5; 2, 4, 8; 6, 7, 9
direction is she facing now?
6. Pointing to a photograph, a man said, "She is the
A. West
daughter of my grandfather's only son." How is the
B. East
woman related to the man?
C. North-East
A. Mother B. Daughter
D. South-West
C. Sister D. Sister-in-law
2. Select the CORRECT match.
7. If 'P' denotes '×', 'R' denotes '÷', 'M' denotes '–' and
'W' denotes '+', then the value of
A. – Mountains, Forest, Earth
20 R 5 W 12 M 3 P 4 = ?
A. 4 B. 16
B. – Fruit, Mango, Grass C. 28 D. 52

8. Select the option which satisfies the same conditions


C. – Cars, Brakes, Steering wheels of placement of the dots as in Fig. (X).

D. – Cereal, Wheat, Rice

3. Select a figure from the options which completes the


pattern in Fig. (X).
A. B.
A. 

B. C. D.

C. 9. If in a certain code language, UTENSIL is coded


as WVGPUKN, which word would be coded as
WINTER ?
D.
A. UGLRCP
4. Mohit is 27th from the left end in a row of 49 boys B. UGLRPC
and Samrath is 27th from the right end in the same C. ULGRCP
row. How many boys are there between them in the D. PCRLGU
row?
10. Select the correct mirror image of the given figure,
A. 6 B. 3
if the mirror is placed vertically to the left.
C. 5 D. Can't be determined

5. Group the given figures into three classes using each


figure only once.

1 2 3 A. B.

4 5 6

C. D.
7 8 9

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Science

11. Which of the following arrangements of four bar 16. Submultiple micro is equal to
magnets is not possible? A. 1/1000000 B. 1/100000
C. 1/10000000 D. 1/1000
A. B. 17. Fill in the blanks by choosing an appropriate option.
Venus is the brightest planet in the Earth’s night sky.
Venus rotates from (i) to (ii) about its axis, and
all the other planets rotate from (iii) to (iv) about
their axes.
C. D.
(i) (ii) (iii) (iv)
A. East West East West
B. East West West East
12. A windmill is pushed by four external forces as shown C. West East East West
in the figure. Which of the following is not a possible D. West East West East
set of forces P and Q for the windmill to be stationary ?
P Q 18. Match column-I with column-II and select the correct
option from the given codes.
A. 10 N 8 N
B. 9 N 9N Column-I Column-II
C. 2 N 16 N (i) (a) Oscillatory motion
D. 6 N 14 N

13. Which of the following statements is correct?


(ii) (b) Rotatory motion
A. Eclipse occurs due to reflection of light.
B. A person located in umbra region may not see the
source of light directly.
(iii) (c) Curvilinear motion
C. Moon is a luminous body.
D. The size of the shadow depends on the size of
object only.
(iv) (d) Random motion
14. In which of the following does the fulcrum lie between
the load and the effort ?

A. B. A. (i) – (b), (ii) – (a), (iii) – (d), (iv) – (c)


B. (i) – (c), (ii) – (d), (iii) – (a), (iv) – (b)
C. (i) – (b), (ii) – (d), (iii) – (a), (iv) – (c)
C. D. D. (i) – (c), (ii) – (a), (iii) – (d), (iv) – (b)

19. In the given circuit, the three lamps are identical.


When switch S is closed then
15. Which of the following options correctly shows the
image formed in the two given cases ?

Case (i) Case (ii)


A. A. Lamp P becomes dimmer
B. B. Lamp P is as bright as lamp Q
C. C. Lamp Q is not as bright as lamp R
D. D. Lamp P remains as bright as before.

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20. Study the given flowchart carefully.

C. D.

24. Match the Column I with Column II and select the


correct option from the given codes.
Column I Column II
P. Cleaning muddy water 1. Winnowing
Q. Separating sand 2. Filtration
from gravel
Which of the following correctly lists the names of R. Separating chaff 3. Separating funnel
planets that can be placed at P, Q, R and S in the from the grains
given flowchart? S. Separating kerosene 4. Sieving
P Q R S from a mixture of
A. Saturn Jupiter Uranus Neptune kerosene and water
B. Saturn Uranus Jupiter Neptune P  Q  R  S
A. 4  2  1  3
C. Jupiter Neptune Saturn Uranus
B. 2  4  3  1
D. Jupiter Saturn Neptune Uranus C. 3  2  1  4
21. Substances X, Y and Z have the following properties : D. 2  4  1  3

X : Elastic, opaque, non-edible 25. During summer holidays while doing their science
Y : Liquid, inflammable, edible project, a group of class 6 students classified things
Z : Hard, floats on water, inflammable around them as given in the table :
X, Y and Z are respectively Material Ap- Transpar- Floats/ Soluble/
A. Plastic, milk and iron nail pear- ency sinks in insoluble
B. Sand, honey and soap ance water in water
C. Rubber band, cooking oil and matchstick 1. Silver coin Hard Opaque Sinks Insoluble
D. Aluminium foil, shampoo and steel plate. 2. Grass Soft Transparent Sinks Soluble
3. A piece Hard Transparent Sinks Insoluble
22. The given figure shows the apparatus used to obtain of glass
pure water from sugar solution : 4. Cotton Soft Opaque Floats Insoluble
ball initially
then sinks
5. Hair Soft Opaque Sinks Soluble
Materials classified incorrectly are
A. 3 and 4 only B. 1 and 5 only
C. 2 and 5 only D. None of these.

The processes occurring in apparatus I and II are 26. While explaining the working of a clinical thermometer,
respectively Ms. Kusum, a science teacher explained that when
temperature rises, mercury in the thermometer expands
A. Boiling and vaporisation (Process I) and when temperature goes down, the mercury
B. Sublimation and evaporation contracts and falls to a lower reading (Process II).
C. Boiling and condensation Which of the following statements are correct regarding
D. Melting and condensation. the processes I and II?
(i) Both processes represent chemical changes.
23. Which one of the following diagrams represents an
(ii) Both processes are reversible.
example of an element-element mixture?
(iii) Process I is a physical change and process II is a
chemical change.
(iv) Both processes represent physical changes.
A. B.
A. (ii) and (iv) only B. (i) and (ii) only
C. (ii) and (iii) only D. None of these

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27. W h e n f o u r d i f f e r e n t C. S forms swarms which destroy and eat away crop
substances W, X, Y and Z fields that come in their way.
are placed in a beaker, they D. P is Siberian crane, Q is eel, R is salmon and S
get arranged in a way as is Monarch butterfly.
shown in the figure :
Identify substances W, X, 31. Which of the following does not involve a reflex
Y and Z. arc?
W X Y Z A. Closing of the eyes when a foreign object flies
A. Stone Mustard oil Mercury Ice cube into them
B. Ice cube Mercury Mustard oil Paper B. Kicking a soccer ball away when it is passed to
C. Iron bar Honey Mustard oil Wooden you during a game
block C. Stepping back when the toe is pricked by a
D. Mercury Iron bar Honey Wooden thumbtack
block D. Withdrawing the hand when it is burnt by a
flame
28. The given table shows some properties of three
substances P, Q and R : 32. Refer to the given dichotomous key.
Substance Soluble in Attracted I. (a) Rock is formed from volcanic lava. – Go to II
water by magnet
(b) Rock is formed by deposition and cementing of
P  
small rock fragments under pressure within water
Q   bodies. – Go to III
R   II. (a) Formed when magma slowly cools down beneath
The following steps were carried out to obtain P from the earth's surface – P
a mixture of P, Q and R : (b) Formed when lava quickly cools down on earth's
1. Filtration 2. Evaporation surface – Q
3. Magnetic separation 4. Addition of water
III. (a) Formed when particles of sand get cemented
The sequence in which these steps should be carried
together – R
out is
(b) Formed from shells and skeletons of tiny sea
A. 4, 1, 2, 3 B. 3, 4, 2, 1
creatures – S
C. 3, 4, 1, 2 D. 4, 3, 2, 1 Select the correct statement regarding P, Q, R and S.
29. A solid substance ‘X’ sublimes at 95°C. Which of A. P consists of minerals such as mica, quartz and
the following figures represents the arrangement of feldspar.
particles of ‘X’ at 100°C? B. Powdered Q is used by dentists for polishing teeth
whereas surgeons use knives made of P for eye
surgery.
A. B.
C. R is used as a body scrubber whereas Red Fort in
Delhi is made of S rock.
D. None of these
C. D. None of these
33. Identify the incorrect statement from the following.
A. Matter exists in three forms.
B. Matter can be changed from one form to another.
30. Read the given paragraph.
P is a bird that migrates from Arctic to Antarctica C. A new substance is formed in a chemical change.
to escape cold weather conditions, Q is a fish which D. Ice is heavier than water.
migrates from freshwater to sea to breed whereas R is
34. Read the following statements.
also a fish which migrates from sea to freshwater to
(i) Air dissolved in water cannot be removed from it.
breed and S is an insect which migrates from Canada
to Mexico to escape winters. (ii) Density of air decreases with increasing altitude.
Identify organisms P, Q, R and S and select the correct (iii) Air is an element that surrounds the earth and
option regarding them. makes earth hospitable for living organisms.
A. P almost covers a distance of 71000 km on average (iv) Air helps in pollination of several flowers and in
during its migration cycle. the dispersal of seeds.
B. Q completes its migration in single generation Which of the above statements are correct?
whereas R completes its migration in A. (i) and (ii) only B. (ii) and (iv) only
5 generations. C. (i) and (iii) only D. (iii) and (iv) only

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35. Scientists selected and grew three different species A. Spinach : Iron : Liver
of plants P, Q and R in a big field to investigate B. Maize : Protein : Fish
methods of seed dispersal in them. The given graphs C. Fish oil : Vitamin A : Carrot
show the approximate number of seedlings found at D. Groundnut : Fat : Milk
various radii around the parent plants.
39. Refer to the given food web.
If a population of an
organism X is introduced
in this community who
preys on mice and snake
then what will be the likely
consequence over time ?
Which of the following holds true regarding plants A. The population of owl will decline with time.
P, Q and R ? B. The populations of frog and sparrow will increase
A. Seeds of P are heavy and bear spines and hooks. with time.
B. Seeds of Q are winged and light weighted. C. Plant and grasshopper population will remain
C. Seeds of R are hairy or bear fibrous outer coat. unaffected by introduction of organism X.
D. P can be Dandelion, Q can be Xanthium and R D. Both A and B
can be pea.
40. Refer to the given Venn diagram.
36. Given below are the four food components (P-S) and
their corresponding sources.
P – Meat, fish, eggs
Q – Butter, ghee, margarine
R – Bread, biscuits, potatoes
S – Amla, tomato, orange
Select the incorrect statement regarding these.
A. Deficiency of P causes marasmus in children and
kwashiorkor only in adults. What could be X and Y respectively?
B. Among P, Q, R and S, 1 gram of Q produces the A. X – Ability to trap and retain air, Y – Fluffy
maximum energy. texture
C. Excess of R gets stored in body cells and is used B. X – Obtained from animals, Y – Ability to absorb
for production of energy whenever required. water
D. Deficiency of S leads to a disease in which gums C. X – Rough texture, Y – Comfortable to wear in
swell up and bleed. hot and humid weather
D. X – Shiny appearance, Y – Give characteristic
37. Refer to the given objects (1, 2 and 3) and identify
smell of burning paper when burnt
the positions of fulcrum and load in each of these.
P Q U 41. Match column I (nutrient) with column II (function)
Z and column III (deficiency symptom) and select the
R V
correct option from the given codes.
X Y
Column I Column II Column III
1 2
W P. Vitamin K (i) For normal (a) Anaemia
3
1 2 3 functioning of
A. Fulcrum – Z Fulcrum – R Fulcrum – U thyroid glands
Load – Y Load – P Load – V Q. Iodine (ii) Maintains (b) Haemorrhage
B. Fulcrum – X Fulcrum – Q Fulcrum – W normal vision
Load – Y Load – P Load – V R. Iron (iii) Helps in blood (c) Goitre
C. Fulcrum – X Fulcrum – P Fulcrum – V clotting
Load – Z Load – R Load – U S. Vitamin A (iv) Required for (d) Night
D. Fulcrum – Y Fulcrum – R Fulcrum – W haemoglobin blindness
Load – Z Load – Q Load – U formation
A. P - (iii) - (b); Q - (i) - (c); R - (iv) - (a); S - (ii) - (d)
38. Study the given food relationship and select the correct
B. P - (ii) - (c); Q - (i) - (d); R - (iii) - (a); S - (iv) - (b)
option which satisfies the same relationship.
C. P - (iv) - (a); Q - (ii) - (c); R - (i) - (b); S - (iii) - (d)
Honey : Carbohydrate : Sugarcane D. P - (i) - (b); Q - (iv) - (a); R - (iii) - (c); S - (ii) - (d)

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42. Read the given paragraph. D. Q is disposed off by decomposition process which
th th
In the 16 and 17 centuries, sailors who went on is slow but completely disposes off the waste.
long voyage suffered from a disease ‘X’ as they did
not get fresh fruits to eat during the voyage. In the 44. Refer to the given graph that
year 1747, a doctor named, James Lind discovered shows how three different
that if these sailors were given lemons and oranges, organisms P, Q and R cope
the disease was cured very quickly. This led to the with external environmental
discovery that X is a deficiency disease caused by the conditions and select the
deficiency of Y. correct option regarding
Identify X and Y in the above paragraph and select this.
the correct option. A. P and R are warm blooded whereas Q is cold
X Y blooded.
A. Pellagra Vitamin B1 B. R could be a mammal, Q could be an amphibian
B. Scurvy Vitamin C whereas P could be a reptile.
C. Goitre Iodine C. Q may show a wide range of distribution but P is
D. Rickets Fluorine restricted to areas with favourable environmental
conditions.
43. R a v i c o l l e c t e d t h r e e
D. P and R can tolerate extremes of temperatures and
different types of wastes
are cosmopolitan in distribution.
P, Q and R from a human
dwelling and left wastes P 45. Refer to the given classification table and select the
and Q in an open field while correct option regarding P, Q, R and S.
disposed off R by a manual
method of waste disposal as it was toxic. The given Plant Functions Examples
graph shows the changes in amount of P, Q and R part of plants
with time. (i) Stem (a) Photosynthesis P
Refer to the above given graph and select the incorrect (b) Support for climbing Q
option regarding P, Q and R. (ii) Leaf (a) Reduction in water loss R
A. P could be a man-made object whereas Q is derived (b) Support for climbing S
from living organisms. A. P could be Aloe whereas Q could be Gloriosa.
B. The method used for disposing off R is often
B. P and R could be xerophytic plants.
employed in disposal of hospital wastes.
C. R could be Rhoeo whereas S could be
C. Management of wastes P and R by any manual
grapevine.
method will always increase air and water
pollution. D. Q could be pea whereas S could be pumpkin.

Achievers section

46. Refer to the given flow chart and identify P, Q, R and S. 47. Saurabh classified living organisms in four groups
(I, II, III and IV) each containing four members on
the basis of the habitats in which they are found. In
doing so he unknowingly placed one wrong member
in each group. Identify the odd one out and select the
correct option regarding this.
I. Acacia, Camel, Toucan, Aloe
II. Penguin, Fur seal, Polar bear, Lion-tailed macaque
III. Sea horse, Octopus, Corals, Silverfish
IV. Vallisneria, Chimpanzee, Red-eyed frog, Fern
A. In group I, toucan is placed incorrectly and should
be replaced with Kangaroo rat.
B. Lion-tailed macaque is incorrectly mentioned in
A. P - Salamander, Q - Snail, R - Cockroach, S- Tuna group II and should be included in group I.
B. P - Scorpion, Q - Octopus, R - Ladybird beetle, C. In group III, sea horse is placed incorrectly and
S- Ostrich should be replaced with Ceratophyllum.
C. P- Earthworm, Q- Prawn, R- Tortoise, S- Scoliodon D. Vallisneria is wrongly placed in group IV and
D. P - Snake, Q - Toad, R - Crocodile, S - Centipede should be replaced with sea horse.

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48. The given diagram shows two identical bar magnets A. Organism X exclusively preyed upon organism
placed side by side. Four compasses are positioned Y until the whole population is wiped out.
at W, X, Y and Z. B. Organism Z is the predator in the community
whose population grew as long as its food lasted
and then started decreasing.
C. Z is the predator of Y and Y is the predator of X.
D. Both B and C

50. Read the given flowchart carefully and fill in the


blanks by choosing an appropriate option.
Which of the following options correctly shows
the deflections of the compass needles in the given Changes
compasses?
W   X   Y   Z P Q R S
A. (i) Blowing of (i) Tearing (i) Hardening (i) Sunrise
a balloon of paper of cement and sunset
B.
(ii) Drying a (ii) Cutting (ii) Baking a (ii) Low and
C. wet cloth of trees cake high tides
Identify P, Q, R and S.
D.
P   Q   R   S
49. The given graph shows A. Irreversible Chemical Periodic Non-periodic
changes in populations of physical
3 interrelated organisms X, B. Reversible Irreversible Chemical Periodic
Y and Z in a community physical physical
over some years. C. Reversible Chemical Non-Periodic Periodic
What could be inferred from the given graph? physical
D. Reversible Chemical Irreversible Non-periodic

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Class 6

Set A

Year 2017
LOGICAL REASONING

1. Select a figure from the options which will continue


the series as established by the Problem Figures.
Problem Figures C. D.

?
6. Select a figure from the options, which when placed
in the blank space of Fig. (X) would complete the
A. B. pattern.

C. D.
?
2. Pointing to a lady Abhinav said, "She is the mother Fig. (X)
of my father's sister". How is that lady related to
Abhinav?
A. B.
A. Aunt B. Mother
C. Grandmother D. Daughter

3. The sheet of a paper shown in Fig. (X) is folded to C. D.


form a cube. Select the figure from the options that is
similar to the cube formed by folding the given sheet.
7. How many 9's are there which are preceded by 3 but
not followed by 6 in the given number series?
U

6 9 3 9 3 6 6 3 9 5 9 3 9 6 8 9 3 9 7 3 9 6 3 9 5
A. 4 B. 8
C. 5 D. 7

8. If 'a' denotes '+', 'b' denotes '÷', 'c' denotes '–' and 'd'
Fig. (X) denotes '×', then find the value of 28b7d8c6a4.
−3
U A. B. 32
2
A. B. C. 30 D. 34

9. Shalu is facing towards South-West and turns through


45° clockwise, 135° anticlockwise and 45° anticlockwise
C. D. U again. In which direction is she facing now?
A. North B. East
4. In a certain code language, 'SOMEDAY' is written C. South-East D. North-East
as 'RNLDCZX'. How will 'HEALTHY' be written in
that code language? 10. In which of the following figures, Fig. (X) is exactly
A. GDZKSGX B. GDZKSIZ embedded as one of its part?
C. GDZMUGX D. GFZMSGZ

5. Select the correct water image of Fig. (X). Fig. (X)

A. B.
Fig. (X)

A. B.
C. D.

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SCIENCE

11. Which of the following statements are incorrect? 14. A 1 m long uniform beam is being balanced as shown.
(i) A bag placed below the seat of a moving bus is Find the force X.
in motion with respect to the floor of the bus. A. 2N 0 20 cm 60 cm 80 cm 100 cm
(ii) While measuring length of an object using a metre B. 3N
scale, use the zero-mark even if the ends are worn C. 7N
50 cm
2N 3N X 3N
out.
D. 10 N
(iii) Blinking of eyes is an example of periodic motion.
(iv) If a body as a whole moves around in a circular 15. Read the given statements and select the correct option.
path, the motion is known as revolution. Statement 1 : A solar eclipse always takes place on
A. (i), (ii) and (iv) only B. (i), (ii) and (iii) only a new moon day.
C. (ii), (iii) and (iv) only D. (i), (iii) and (iv) only Statement 2 : During a solar eclipse, the dark side
12. Which of the following are of the Moon faces the Earth.
possible sets of polarity 1 A. Both statements 1 and 2 are true and statement
Magnet
when magnetising a steel 2 is the correct explanation of statement 1.
bar PQ by the stroking Direction of stroke
B. Both statements 1 and 2 are true but statement
2
method? (For magnets, N 2 is not the correct explanation of statement 1.
indicates north pole and S P Q C. Statement 1 is true but statement 2 is false.
indicates south pole) Steel bar D. Statement 1 is false but statement 2 is true.
(i) 1 = N, 2 = S, P = N, Q = S
16. A block of ice is sliding at a constant speed before
(ii) 1 = N, 2 = S, P = S, Q = N
moving up a smooth slope as shown in figure. Which
(iii) 1 = S, 2 = N, P = S, Q = N
of the following options is true about its energy as it
(iv) 1 = S, 2 = N, P = N, Q = S
A. (i) and (ii) only B. (iii) and (iv) only is sliding up the slope?
C. (i) and (iii) only D. (ii) and (iv) only

13. Rohan and Rahul made diary entries of Moon’s phases


at different times of a year. The entries are shown below. Ice
Kinetic energy Potential energy
A. Increases Decreases
Rohan B. Increases Increases
18th May 22nd May 26th May 30th May
C. Decreases Increases
D. Decreases Decreases

17. Which of the following statements are correct?


Rahul (i) The shape of a shadow depends on the position
17th 21st 25th 29th of the source of light.
October October October October
(ii) A plane mirror can change the direction of light
Select the option that correctly identifies the entries falling on it.
that should come at the place of question marks. (iii) A pinhole camera forms an erect image of an
Rohan Rahul object on a screen.
(iv) A shadow is formed when light passes through a
A. transparent object.
A. (i) and (iii) only B. (ii) and (iv) only
C. (i), (ii) and (iii) only D. (i) and (ii) only
B.
18. A beaker containing 1 kg of ice at 0°C is floating in
a bucket that contains 4 kg of water at 0°C. Which
C. of the following statements is correct regarding this?
A. Heat flows from ice to water.
B. Heat flows from water to ice.
D.
C. No heat flows between ice and water.
D. Ice will melt completely.

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19. Fill in the blanks with the most appropriate option. 23. Vedant, a class-6 student has classified a few changes
Although a number of objects, such as kites, birds, as shown in the table :
aeroplanes move in space, their shadows are not S. Change Type Reversible
seen on the Earth. This is due to the reason that No.
the (i) , the region of complete (ii) is not I Inflation of a cycle tube Physical 
able to reach the Earth. The region of partial II Vaporisation of water Chemical 
(iii) , that is the (iv) reaching the Earth is too large and III Burning of paper Chemical 
too faint to be visible to us. IV A bud turning into flower Physical 
(i) (ii) (iii) (iv) V Felling of trees Chemical 
A. Penumbra Darkness Brightness Umbra Changes classified incorrectly are
B. Penumbra Brightness Darkness Umbra
A. I and III only B. I and V only
C. Umbra Darkness Brightness Penumbra
C. II and V only D. II, IV and V only.
D. Umbra Brightness Darkness Penumbra
24. Rohan is trying to look through a X
20. Match column I (types of motion) with column II
material X.
(example) and select the correct option from the given
Which of the following statements
codes.
is true?
Column I Column II
A. If material X is frosted glass, Rohan will be able
P. Rotatory (i) Motion of pendulum of
to see clearly through it.
a clock
B. If material X is aluminium foil, Rohan will be able
Q. Oscillatory (ii) Motion of a ceiling fan to see partially through it.
R. Circular (iii) Motion of a rocket in space C. If material X is a chart paper, Rohan will be able
S. Curvilinear (iv) Motion of the tip of minute to see clearly through it.
hand of a wrist watch D. None of these.
P Q R S 25. Study the given Venn diagram carefully and identify
A. (iv) (i) (iii) (ii) P, Q, R and S.
B. (i) (iv) (iii) (ii)
C. (ii) (i) (iv) (iii)
Flammable Liquid
D. (iii) (ii) (i) (iv) P
S Q
21. What happens to particles of ammonium chloride
when it undergoes sublimation?
Edible
A. Particles gain energy, move faster, come closer R
and change to liquid state.
B. Particles gain energy, move faster, come closer P Q R S
and change to gaseous state. A. Milk Honey Shampoo Petrol
C. Particles gain energy, move faster, go away from B. Kerosene Plasticine Honey Olive oil
each other and change to gaseous state. C. Butter Spirit Shampoo Honey
D. Particles lose energy and move far away from each D. Camphor Soap Fruit jelly Mustard oil
other to change into gaseous state. solution
22. Match column I with column II and select the correct 26. A few methods of separation are represented with the
option from the given codes. help of examples as :
Column I Column II W : Alum is added to muddy water to settle the mud
P. Chalk-water mixture (i) A gaseous mixture particles at the bottom.
Q. Glucose solution (ii) A solid-gas mixture X : Salt is separated from saline water without any loss
R. Fizzy drink (iii) A h o m o g e n e o u s of water.
solid-liquid mixture Y : Sand is separated from gravel at a construction site.
S. Smoke (iv) A h e t e r o g e n e o u s Z : Chilli powder is separated from its mixture with
solid-liquid mixture water.
T. Air (v) A gas-liquid mixture W, X, Y and Z are respectively
A. P - (iii), Q - (iv), R - (v), S - (i), T - (ii) A. Loading, evaporation, sedimentation and sieving
B. P - (v), Q - (iii), R - (iv), S - (ii), T - (i) B. Filtration, decantation, sieving and winnowing
C. P - (ii), Q - (i), R - (iv), S - (v), T - (iii) C. Evaporation, winnowing, sedimentation and sieving
D. P - (iv), Q - (iii), R - (v), S - (ii), T - (i) D. Loading, distillation, sieving and filtration.

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27. The given figure represents the arrangement of A. X could be DDT whereas Y
It is a It is
molecules in different states of matter : Y could be bones. solid biodegrad-
B. X c o u l d b e h u m a n waste. able.
Q X
faeces whereas Y could
P R
be scissors. It is used
C. X could be rotten in biogas
S plants.
T vegetables whereas Y
Which of the following statements are correct? could be cardboard.
I. Processes P, Q, R, S and T, all are reversible. D. X could be cowdung whereas Y could be dried
II. Processes P, Q and S involve absorption of energy. leaves.
III. Processes R, S and T involve evolution of energy.
IV. Process P represents process S + process Q. 32. Refer to the given flow chart.
A. I and III only B. I and IV only P
Animal
C. II and IV only D. I, II and IV only Yes Yes
Shell is outermost Yes Endoskeleton
28. Study the given table carefully. It can fly. No
body covering. is present.
Yes
Substance Density (g/cm3) No
It has air filled bones. R
Gold 19.3 No
Q
Yes
Glass 2.5
S
Iron 7.9
Identify P, Q, R and S and select the correct option.
Alcohol 0.79 P Q R S
Mercury 13.60 A. Oyster Turtle Pigeon Grasshopper
Cork 0.24 B. Tortoise Clam Butterfly Sparrow
The substance which will sink in mercury and the C. Oyster Tortoise Mosquito Housefly
substance which will float in alcohol are respectively D. Snail Turtle Robin Stork
A. Iron and gold B. Gold and cork
C. Gold and iron D. Cork and gold. 33. Refer to the given figures P and Q which represent
different joints in our body. Identify these joints and
29. Ms Naina, a science teacher divided the class into four select the correct option.
groups and each group was given different mixtures : A. Joint P allows 360° of
Group I : Sand and iron filings movement whereas joint
Group II : Oil and water Q allows only 90° of
Group III : Salt and sand movement.
Group IV : Wheat and husk B. Both joints P and Q allow P
P Q
Q
Which of the following methods should each group use movement in one plane only.
to separate the components of mixtures given to them? C. Joint P is present in our shoulders and hips whereas
joint Q is present between our neck and skull.
Group I Group II Group III Group IV
D. Joint P is ball and socket joint whereas joint Q is
A. Magnetic Separating Filtration Winnowing hinge joint.
separation funnel followed by
evaporation 34. In order to find out the rate
Amount of undecomposed

B. Sieving Filtration Winnowing Sieving of decomposition of three


C. Winnowing Decantation Sieving Filtration types of solid waste, X, Y X
D. Magnetic Filtration Sieving Winnowing and Z, scientists dumped
waste

separation these wastes in a restricted


Y
open low lying area. The
30. Select the option that groups rocks of two different given graph shows the
kinds as shown in the box. Z
rate of decomposition of Time
Conglomerate :: Obsidian these wastes.
A. Slate :: Sandstone B. Gneiss :: Shale Which of the following correctly identifies X, Y and Z?
C. Limestone :: Granite D. Slate :: Pumice A. X-Wooden chair, Y-Fruit peel, Z-Syringe
B. X-Plastic tumbler, Y-Iron nail, Z-Wrist watch
31. Refer to the given Venn diagram and select the correct
C. X-Metal bangles, Y-Cotton shirt, Z-Cooked beans
option regarding X and Y.
D. X-Animal excreta, Y-Newspaper, Z-Wooden box

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35. Prashant categorised living organisms on the basis of B. P regulates heart beat and blood circulation.
their habitats. He made four groups of four organisms C. R controls musculo-skeletal movements and
each. By mistake he placed one wrong member in maintains balance and posture.
each group. Identify the wrong member and select D. S relays information between spinal cord and
the correct option. brain.
Group I : Meerkat, Fennec fox, Camel, Penguin
39. Read the given passage where some of the words
Group II : Polar bear, Musk ox, Blackbuck, Caribou
have been italicised.
Group III : Carp, Climbing perch, Arowana, Sloth
Cotton plant is annual shrub. It grows best in cold
Group IV : White oryx, Toucan, Lion-tailed macaque,
climate. Black soil is best suited for the cultivation of cotton
Poison dart frog
plant. The stems of cotton plant are called cotton
A. Penguin in group I should be interchanged with
bolls. The seeds with cotton fibres are picked from
Caribou in group II.
the cotton bolls by hand. After picking, the fibres are
B. Sloth in group III should be replaced with Eel.
separated from the seeds by a process called combing.
C. Musk ox in group II should be replaced with Lynx
Select the correct option regarding this.
whereas Carp in group III should be replaced with
Armadillo. A. Annual should be replaced by biennial.
D. White oryx in group IV should be interchanged B. Cold should not be replaced as it is correctly
with Meerkat in group I. mentioned.
C. Black should be replaced by yellow and stems
36. Refer to the given figure and should be replaced by fruits.
select the correct option regarding P D. Combing should be replaced by ginning.
its parts labelled P, Q, R, S
and T. 40. Which of the following is not a structural adaptation?
A. P is the main reproductive
Q A. Camels have long eyelashes to protect their eyes
organ in plants but in some R from dust storm.
plants like broccoli and B. Some animals migrate from less favourable to
cabbage it gets modified to S more favourable places in search of food and to
store food. escape harsh weather.
B. A f t e r r e p r o d u c t i o n , P T C. Stem of cactus becomes fleshy to store water and
also performs photosynthesis.
changes to Q which is
D. Some aquatic plants have reduced root system and
always edible in all plants.
dissected ribbon like leaves.
C. T stores food and becomes swollen in plants like
turnip, potato and Dahlia. 41. Read the statements regarding the given food web
D. Fenugreek and lettuce have edible R which are and select the option that consists of all correct
reduced to spines in Opuntia whereas ginger statements.
has edible S, which stores water and becomes
photosynthetic in some cacti. Rabbit

37. The method shown below is used to obtain X from a


Fly Lizard
mixture of X and water.
Which of the following
Mixture Snake Grasshopper Fox
properties of X can you of X and
deduce from this? water
Plant Rat Frog
A. X has a high melting point.
B. X has a low melting point.
C. X is insoluble in water.
D. X is soluble in water (i) There are 7 interconnected food chains in the given
food web.
38. Refer to the given figure.  Q (ii) Snake and fox serve as top consumers in the given
P
Identify P, Q, R and S and select food web.
the correct option regarding (iii) Snake serves as primary, secondary as well as
them. tertiary consumer in the given food web.
A. Q controls hormone S (iv) If populations of rat and rabbit are removed from
production, behaviour this community then populations of snake and fox
and body temperature. R will be equally affected negatively.

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(v) There are four primary consumers and two Identify P, Q, R and S and select the correct option.
secondary consumers in the given food web. P Q R S
(vi) If the populations of top consumers are removed
from this food web then populations of all primary A. Cotton, Coconut, Madar, Pea,
consumers of web will decline. Balsam Lotus Xanthium Dandelion
A. (iv) and (v) only B. Dandelion, Cocount, Xanthium, Geranium,
B. (i), (iii) and (v) only Hiptage Lotus Urena Balsam
C. (i) and (ii) only
C. Madar, Coconut, Dandelion, Balsam,
D. (ii), (iv) and (vi) only
Hiptage Xanthium Litchi Cotton
42. Observe the given experimental figures carefully. D. Madar, Coconut, Xanthium, Balsam,
What does this experiment prove? Cotton Dandelion Geranium Hiptage

44. Riya grouped plants broadly on the basis of type of


venation present in their leaves. In one of the groups
she placed an incorrect member by mistake. Identify
this group and select the correct option.
A. Petunia, Hibiscus, Rose
B. Maize, Palm, Peepal
A. Material X contains proteins. C. Grass, Wheat, Banana
B. Material X contains carbohydrates. D. Basil, Neem, Mango
C. Material X contains fats.
D. Material X contains iodine. 45. Which of the following statements is correct regarding
flax plant?
43. Refer to the given flow chart.
A. It is a food and fibre crop.
Agencies of seed dispersal
B. Fabric made from the fibres of this plant is called
linen.
Wind Water Animals Explosion
C. The fibres are extracted from the stem of this plant.
P Q R S D. All of these

ACHIEVERS SECTION

46. Read the given passage and fill in the blanks by 47. Refer to the given dichotomous key.
choosing an appropriate option. I (a)  It is a mineral nutrient. - Go to II
There are some changes in which heat from outside is
(b)  It is a vitamin. - Go to III
absorbed leaving the surroundings cooler while in other
II (a)  It is a constituent of haemoglobin. - P
changes heat is given out making the surroundings
warmer. A change in which heat is given out is called (b)  It is a constituent of thyroxine hormone. - Q
a/an (i) change e.g., (ii) , while a change in which III (a)  It helps in clotting of blood. - R
heat is taken in is called a/an (iii) change e.g., (b)  It helps in building strong bones and teeth. - S
(iv) . There are many changes in which heat is neither Identify P, Q, R, and S and select the correct option
given out nor taken in e.g., (v) . regarding them.
i ii iii iv v Deficiency of P causes a disorder called anaemia
A.
A. Exother- Burning of Endother- Glowing Mixing salt which can also be caused by deficiency of a
mic paper mic of an and water vitamin known as B12 .
electric lamp
B. Our body is capable of manufacturing Q so we
B. Periodic High and Fast Mixing flour Dissolving
low tides and water glucose in need not supplement it externally through our
water diet.
C. Exother- Slaking of Endother- Dissolving Mixing sand C. Deficiency of R causes beriberi in children and
mic lime mic glucose in and water pellagra in adults.
water D. S also helps in building resistance against infection
D. Endo- Setting of Exother- Boiling an Mixing sand in children and is found abundantly in citrus
thermic cement mic egg and salt fruits.

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48. The given figure shows an electric circuit in which a source organism and can be repeatedly obtained
lamp L is connected. What happens to the brightness from the same organism.
of the lamp L when the switch S is closed? D. Fabric W is made up of synthetic fibres, X is
(Box represents extra resistance in the circuit.) composed of cellulosic fibres whereas Y and Z
A. It becomes dimmer.  are made up of protein fibres.
B. It becomes brighter.
C. It goes off. 50. Read the given paragraph.
D. It remains the same S L Process P helps in drying up of our wet clothes when
hung on clothesline under sunlight. Process Q makes
49. The given graph shows the the mirror in our washroom foggy when we take hot

Amount of water
amount of water absorbed by
shower. Process R is responsible for loss of water

absorbed (mL)
four fabrics W, X, Y and Z of same
size when put in four separate present in soil through leaves of plants.
beakers containing equal amounts Identify the processes and select the correct option
of water. regarding them.
Identify the fabrics and select W X Y Z A. All the processes P, Q and R involve the change
the incorrect option regarding Fabric of state of matter.
them. B. Process P decelerates with increase in temperature
A. Y could be obtained from an insect whereas whereas processes Q and R speed up with increase
Z could be obtained from a mammal. in temperature.
B. Fibre of fabric W shrinks when burnt and melts C. In absence of process Q, water present in atmosphere
into very hot bead that drips dangerously. will not precipitate or fall down on Earth’s surface.
C. Fibres of fabric X are obtained without harming the D. Both A and C

SPACE FOR ROUGH WORK

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Class 6

Set B

Year 2017
LOGICAL REASONING

1. Find the missing number, if a certain rule is followed l Chetna, Rachit and Ajay are ambitious.
either row-wise or column-wise. l Kavya, Sonam and Ajay are honest.
A. 6 3 6 8 Who among the following persons is neither
B. 5 4 7 ? hard-working nor ambitious but is honest?
C. 8 A. Rachit B. Kavya
5 8 4
D. 9 C. Ajay D. Sonam
2. A square transparent Sheet (X), with a 7. Select a figure from the options which
pattern and a dotted line on it is given. Find satisfies the same conditions of placement
the figure from the options as to how the of the dots as in Fig. (X).
pattern would appear when the transparent Sheet (X)
sheet is folded along the dotted line. Fig. (X)
A. B.
A. B.

C. D. C. D.

3. In the given Venn diagram, triangle 8. In a certain code language, TRAINING is written as
represents healthy people, rectangle 7 RTYKLKLI. How will INACTIVE be written in the
represents old persons and circle 2
9 same code language?
represents males. Which of the A. GPYERKTG B. GOCAVGTG
3 4
following numbers represent healthy 5 8 C. GOYAVGXG D. GPCEVGXC
females who are old?
A. 3 B. 5 9. There is a certain relationship between figures
C. 7 D. 2 (1) and (2). Establish the similar relationship between
figures (3) and (4) by selecting a suitable figure from the
4. In a line of boys facing North, Atul is 19th from the given options that would replace the (?) in figure (4).
right end and Shubham is 20 th from the left end.
If there are 6 boys between them and Atul is in the
left of Shubham, what is the total number of boys
in the line?
A. 34 B. 31
C. 29 D. 32 A. B.

5. Find the total number of triangles formed in the given


figure. C. D.
A. 22
B. 24 10. Group the given figures into three
C. 23 classes using each figure only
D. None of these once. 1 2 3

6. Study the following information and answer the A. 1, 6, 9; 2, 3, 8; 4, 5, 7


4 5 6
question that follows. B. 2, 5, 8; 3, 4, 6; 1, 7, 9
l Kavya, Sonam and Rachit are intelligent. C. 1, 6, 9; 3, 4, 8; 5, 2, 7
7 8 9
l Chetna, Kavya and Ajay are hard-working. D. 3, 4, 7; 1, 6, 9; 2, 5, 8

SCIENCE

11. Four groups of everyday objects were made by Vijeta. A. Lift, escalator, pliers
Out of these only one group has the same type of B. Nutcracker, wheelbarrow, bottle opener
machines. Identify this group and select the correct C. Door knob, handle of an eggbeater, see saw
option. D. Axe, lift, door knob

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12. Which of the following statements are incorrect? 17. Read the given statements and select the correct
(i) The size of a shadow changes with the distance option.
between the light source and the object. Statement 1 : At sunrise or at sunset, the shadows
(ii) The dark part of a shadow that receives no light on the ground become much longer than the sizes of
from the source is called the penumbra. the objects.
(iii) The image formed by a pinhole camera is always Statement 2 : The size of the shadow becomes smaller
of the same size as the object. when the object is brought near the light source or
(iv) During solar eclipse the shadow of the Moon falls the screen is moved away from the object.
on the Earth. A. Both statements 1 and 2 are true and statement 2
A. (i) and (ii) only B. (iii) and (iv) only is the correct explanation of statement 1.
C. (i) and (iv) only D. (ii) and (iii) only B. Both statements 1 and 2 are true but statement 2
13. A compass is placed between two magnets as shown is not the correct explanation of statement 1.
in the diagram. Magnet X is stronger than magnet Y. C. Statement 1 is true but statement 2 is false.
In which direction will the compass needle point? D. Statement 1 is false but statement 2 is true.
Magnet X Compass Magnet Y
18. A solid transparent sphere has a small opaque dot at
N S S N
its centre. When observed from outside, the apparent
position of the dot will be
A. B.
A. Closer to the eye than its actual position
C. D.
B. The same as its actual position
14. Read the given paragraph with few blanks and select C. Farther away from the eye than its actual position
the option that correctly fills these blanks. D. None of these.
An eclipse occurs when a planet or moon gets in
the way of the sun's light. If the moon is completely 19. Which of the following statements are correct?
hidden by the shadow of the earth, it is called (i) An electric circuit must be opened for current to
(i) . In solar eclipse the (ii) casts a shadow on flow through it.
the (iii) . Lunar eclipse occurs at (iv) and solar (ii) A dry cell converts electrical energy into chemical
eclipse occurs only at (v) day. energy.
(i) (ii) (iii) (iv) (v) (iii) Electric current always flows from positive to
A. Total lunar Moon Earth New Full the negative terminal of the cell through the
eclipse moon moon circuit.
B. Total solar Sun Moon Full New (iv) Pure water does not conduct electricity.
eclipse moon moon A. (i) and (ii) only
C. Total solar Earth Moon New Full B. (iii) and (iv) only
eclipse moon moon C. (i), (ii) and (iii) only
D. Total lunar Moon Earth Full New
D. (ii), (iii) and (iv) only
eclipse moon moon
20. A ball dropped from point P bounces to point Q before
15. Which of the following conversions is/are incorrect? dropping again. Which one of the following is true?
(i) 10 decades = 1 century P Q
(ii) 100 centuries = 1 millennium
(iii) 100 inches = 2.54 metres
(iv) 100 millimetres = 10 centimetres
A. (ii) only B. (iv) only
X
C. (i) and (ii) only D. (iii) and (iv) only
A. Energy is not conserved.
16. A windmill is pushed by four 10 N B. When the ball reaches the ground at point X, its
external forces as shown. 2m kinetic energy is equal to its gravitational potential
Calculate the force F required energy.
to make the windmill stationary. 1m 2m C. When the ball hits the ground at point X, a small
A. –10 N part of its energy is lost due to deformation of the
B. 10 N 8N 1N ball.
2m
C. 13 N F D. From point X to point Q, kinetic energy of the ball
D. 17 N increases.

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21. Match column I with column II and select the correct A. The block will float in water as its density is
option from the given codes. 0.027 g/cm3.
Column I Column II B. The block will sink in water as its density is
P. Air (i) Insulator 2.7 g/cm3.
Q. Aluminium (ii) Transparent C. The block will sink in water as its density is
R. Wood (iii) Opaque 2.7 kg/cm3.
S. Milk (iv) Magnetic D. The block will float in water as its density is
T. Iron (v) Conductor 0.0027 g/cm3.
A. P- (v), Q - (iii), R - (i), S - (ii), T - (iv)
26. Study the given Venn diagram carefully and identify
B. P- (iv), Q - (ii), R - (iii), S - (i), T - (v) points 1, 2 and 3.
C. P- (ii), Q - (v), R - (i), S - (iii), T - (iv)
D. P- (i), Q - (iv), R - (v), S - (ii), T - (iii)
Physical 1 Chemical
22. Which of the following statements are incorrect? change change
I. Evaporation of water at ordinary temperature is a 2 3

physical and slow change. Irreversible


II. Germination of seeds is a chemical and fast change. change
III. Bursting of balloon is a chemical and fast change.
IV. Glowing of a bulb is a physical and fast change. 1 2 3
V. Digestion of food is a physical and slow change. A. Occurrence of Growth Falling of trees
A. II and III only B. IV and V only new moon of plants
B. Shredding of Baking of cake Occurrence
C. I and IV only D. II, III and V only
paper of eclipses
23. Various substances around us are grouped as follows : C. Burning Falling of trees Inflation
Group I : Book, copper, aluminium, gold of a candle of tyre
Group II : Cotton ball, silk cloth, sponge, silver spoon D. Burning Breaking Burning
Group III : Paper, petrol, CNG, lemonade of LPG in of an egg of crackers
Identify the odd-one out in each group and its kitchen
property which makes it odd. 27. The given figures show arrangement of particles of
Group I Group II Group III a substance X at different temperatures.
A. Aluminium Silver spoon Paper
(Non-lustrous) (Hard) (Solid)
B. Book Silver spoon CNG
(Non-lustrous) (Metallic) (Gas)
C. Gold Cotton ball Lemonade
(Noble-metal) (Soft) (Liquid) At 75 °C At 125 °C
D. Book Silver spoon Lemonade Which of the following statements is correct?
(Non-metallic) (Hard) (Incombustible) A. The boiling point of the substance X is between
24. Study the given flow chart carefully. 75 °C and 125 °C.
Filtration Evaporation B. The melting point of the substance X is below
Mixture Solution
75 °C.
(P + Q + R) (P + Q)
C. Particles of substance X at 125 °C have more
Solid Solid kinetic energy than at 75 °C.
(R) (P) D. All of these
P, Q and R could be respectively
A. Chalk powder, water and sawdust 28. Ms Rashmita, a science teacher has written a few
B. Salt, water and sugar properties of substances X, Y and Z on the blackboard
C. Sugar, water and sawdust as :
D. Sawdust, water and sugar. X : Floats on water, bad conductor of heat
Y : Soft, floats on water, opaque in nature
25. A rectangular block of substance X has a length of Z : Hard, sinks in water, transparent
20 cm, breadth 10 cm and height 5 cm. The mass
Which of the following correctly matches with the
of the block is 2.7 kg. If density of water is 1 g/cm3
descriptions of X, Y and Z?
then, which of the following statements is correct?

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X Y Z 32. Refer to the given flow chart and select the incorrect
A. Cardboard Rubber ball Plastic mug option regarding P, Q and R.
B. Steel spoon Cork Paper weight Constituent of
atmospheric air
C. Pen Plastic bottle Eraser
Yes
D. Plastic mug Thermocol Glass bowl
Plants take it Yes Supports Yes
Q
directly from air combustion
29. Fill in the blanks in the given table by choosing
an appropriate option. No No
Plants use it in fixed soluble R
Type of mixture Method of Example form present in soil
separation
Yes
A heterogeneous solid- P
liquid mixture in which Filtration P
solid is lighter than liquid A. There are some bacteria present in the soil that
Bran and convert P into simple soluble form which can be
Q Sieving taken by plants for manufacturing their proteins.
flour
A heterogeneous solid- Sand and B. Q is the gas that is added to atmosphere only by
solid mixture containing R salt photosynthetic activity of green plants.
one soluble component C. Increased R in atmosphere could lead to increased
A heterogeneous liquid- Water and greenhouse effect thereby leading to global warming.
S D. Animals get P directly from atmospheric air to
liquid mixture mustard oil
manufacture their proteins.
P Q R S
A. Husk Heterogeneous Filtration Separating 33. Refer to the given groups (i) - (iv). Each group contains
and solid-solid and funnel one wrong member. Identify the odd members and
water mixture evaporation select the correct option.
B. Sand Heterogeneous Hand Decantation (i) Flax, Coir, Wool, Sisal
and solid-liquid picking (ii) Cotton, Jute, Flax, Hemp
water mixture
(iii) Polyester, Nylon, Acrylic, Silk
C. Water Homogeneous Winnowing Sieving (iv) Shahtoosh, Wool, Silk, Coir
and oil solid-solid
mixture
(i) (ii) (iii) (iv)
D. Sawdust Heterogeneous Distillation Separating A. Sisal Hemp Acrylic Shahtoosh
and solid-solid funnel B. Flax Jute Nylon Silk
water mixture C. Wool Cotton Silk Coir
D. Coir Flax Nylon Wool
30. Refer to the given graph
Number of seedlings

Z
depicting seed dispersal in 34. Following are the properties of four minerals P, Q,
three different types of plants Y R and S. Identify them and select the correct option
X, Y and Z. regarding them.
Select the incorrect option P : It is required for proper functioning of thyroid gland.
regarding this. X Q : It helps in maintaining body’s water balance.
0
A. X could be geranium, Distance from
parent plant
R : It is important for haemoglobin formation.
Y could be Xanthium and S : It strengthens bones and teeth and helps in blood
Z could be dandelion. clotting.
B. Y may produce edible fruits or seeds with hooks A. Deficiency of P causes dryness of eyes and
and spines. inflammation of tongue.
C. Seeds of X may have hair or wing like structures B. Q is also required for the proper functioning of the
that enable them to float in air currents. nervous system.
D. Seeds of Z are small and light weighted. C. Deficiency of R causes goitre.
D. S also helps to fight infections and keeps skin and
31. Which of the following statements is correct? mouth healthy.
A. Pectoral girdle is the region where legs are attached
to the hips. 35. Study the given relationship and select the option that
B. Osteoporosis in the childhood is called rickets satisfies the same relationship.
which is marked by insufficient amount of calcium Pumpkin :: Rose :: Pea
in the bones. A. Money plant :: Hibiscus :: Bottle gourd
C. Vertebral column of man has more number of B. Mint :: Bottlebrush :: Grapevine
vertebrae than that of woman. C. Watermelon :: Hibiscus :: Betel
D. Snail moves with the help of its muscular foot. D. Calliandra :: Spinach :: Bitter gourd

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36. Read the given paragraph. IV. (a) It can be composted. – R
X prevents soil erosion occurring due to flowing water
(b) It cannot be composted. – S
on hills whereas Y prevents soil erosion occurring due
to flowing water in plains. V. (a) It can be recycled. – T

Identify X and Y and select the incorrect option (b) It cannot be recycled. – U
regarding them. Select the option that correctly identifies P, Q, R, S,
A. X is an agricultural practice wherein slopes of T and U.
hills are cut into graduated terrace that are used P Q R S T U
for growing crops. A. Carbon Methane News- Tea Tin Cow-
B. Y is built along river banks and prevents soil monoxide paper leaves cans dung
erosion by floods. B. Sulphur Carbon Fruit- Dis- Plastic Used
C. X is terrace farming and Y is deforestation. oxides dioxide peel carded bottles sy-
tissue ringes
D. The amount of soil lost is less in X as the soil sample
eroded from one step is deposited on the next step. C. Nitrogen- CFCs Cotton Animal News- Plant
oxides shirt excreta paper leaves
37. Which of the following matches are incorrect?
D. Carbon Carbon- Dis- Used Cotton Plastic
(i) Blowholes - Scoliodon dioxide mono carded sy- clothes bottles
(ii) Moist skin - Earthworm oxide blood ringes
(iii) Spiracles - Honeybee sample
(iv) Gills - Adult frog
(v) Lungs - Pigeon 41. Match column I with column II and select the correct
A. (ii), (iii) and (v) only B. (i), (ii) and (v) only option from the given codes.
C. (iii), (iv) and (v) only D. (i) and (iv) only Column I Column II
38. Refer to the given figures of different muscles. Identify (a) Cerebrum (i) Amplify intensity of the
X, Y and Z and select the correct statement regarding sound
them. (b) Ear ossicles (ii) Controls all involuntary
functions
(c) Brain stem (iii) Controls our thinking,
memory, learning ability
X Y Z and basic intelligence
A. Y muscles are under our control. (d) Nerves (iv) T r a n s m i t m e s s a g e s
B. X is present in blood vessels, intestine and stomach. between the brain and
C. Z works continuously throughout our life. the body
D. X is smooth muscle, Y is skeletal muscle whereas A. (a) - (ii), (b) - (i), (c) - (iv), (d) - (iii)
Z is cardiac muscle. B. (a) - (i), (b) - (ii), (c) - (iii), (d) - (iv)
C. (a) - (iii), (b) - (i), (c) - (ii), (d) - (iv)
39. Refer to the given Venn diagram and select the correct D. (a) - (ii), (b) - (i), (c) - (iii), (d) - (iv)
option regarding P, Q, R and S.
It has 42. The given table categorise few organisms present
It has fibrous
tap root It is a root in a community on the basis of their feeding
system. P herb. Q system.
habits.
R S
Producer Herbivore Carnivore Omnivore
P Q R S Q R S T
A. Mustard Wheat Neem Palm U V X
B. Gram Pea Sunflower Grass W
C. Maize Spinach China rose Barley Which of the following shows the correct food web
D. Mint Carrot Mango Rice that is formed by interlinking of these organisms?
40. Refer to the given dichotomous key. Q X V T S
S R X
I. (a) It is a solid waste. – Go to II A. B. R
(b) It is a gaseous waste. – Go to III T U V
W U Q W
II. (a) It is biodegradable. – Go to IV
(b) It is non-biodegradable. – Go to V X W T V X S V
R
III. (a) It causes acid rain. – P C. S D. U
(b) It leads to global warming. – Q Q U R Q W X

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43. Refer to the given flow chart and identify P, Q, R, S P Q R S T U
and T. A. Pine Acacia Arma-
Cactus Caribou Spider
Leaf Yes Edible leaf Yes P dillo monkey
No B. Willow Opuntia Rubber Penguin K a n g a - Toucan
Leaf reduced to spine Yes Q tree roo rat
No C. Maple Fern Lemna Bison Walrus Raccoon
Leaf helps in reproduction Yes R D. Tape- Sundew Teak Indian Lynx Arowana
No grass gazelle
Leaf helps to catch and digest insects Yes S
45. The table given below shows the amount of water in
No
five identical beakers at the start of an experiment.
Leaf modified to give support while climbing Yes T
It also shows the time required for the water in each
P Q R S T beaker to go down by 20 mL.
A. Lettuce Aloe vera Petunia Mistletoe Grapevine Beaker Amount of water Time taken for
at beginning water to reduce by
B. Fenugreek Acacia Bryo- Cuscuta Grapevine
phyllum
(mL) 20 mL (min)
P 60 50
C. Spinach Cactus Begonia Nepenthes Pea Q 60 30
D. Mint Dionaea Hibiscus Sundew Pea R 80 60
S 90 60
44. Refer to the given classification chart and select the T 100 70
correct option regarding it. What can we conclude from the table?
A. Water in beaker Q evaporates faster than in beaker
Living organisms
P.
Plants Animals B. Water in beaker T evaporates faster than in beaker
Habitat Habitat Q.
Tropical
C. Water in beaker T evaporates faster than in beaker
Polar Desert Tropical Polar Desert
region rainforest region rainforest P.
D. Beakers R and S will have the same amount of
P Q R S T U
water after 60 min.

ACHIEVERS SECTION

46. The given figure shows six R consumers respectively in the food chain formed
bells P, Q, R, S, T, U and by interlinking these organisms.
a bulb X connected in a X C. The correct relation of these organisms in the food
circuit. Which of the given
Q S chain is X→ W→ Z→ Y.
bells will continue to ring T U
D. If a population of an exotic species is introduced
P
in this community which exclusively feeds on X,
even if bulb X fuses? + –
then populations of Z and W will be negatively
A. Q, R and S only B. Q and U only affected.
C. P, S, T and U only D. P, Q, R, S and T
48. Read the given paragraph.
47. The given graphs show number and average biomass The human skeleton consists of many different long
of different organisms present in an aquatic ecosystem. and short bones. The upper arm consists of a long bone
called (i) whereas (ii) and (iii) are the long bones of
Number/Population

Average biomass

lower arm. (iv) is the long bone of upper leg whereas


lower leg consists of two long bones called (v) and
(vi) . Carpals, (vii) and phalanges are bones of wrist
and hands whereas ankle and feet have bones called
(viii) , metatarsals and phalanges.
W X Y Z W X Y Z
Organism Organism Select the option that correctly fills any four blanks in
Select the correct option regarding the food chain formed the above paragraph.
by interlinking organisms W, X, Y and Z. A. (ii)-Ulna, (iv)-Fibula, (vi)-Tibia, (viii)-Tarsals
A. X could be a producer and forms the first link B. (i)-Radius, (iii)-Humerus, (v)-Tibia, (vii)-Clavicle
in the food chain formed by interlinking these C. ( i ) - H u m e r u s , ( i i ) - R a d i u s , ( i v ) - F e m u r,
organisms. (vii)-Metacarpals
B. Y and W could be primary and secondary D. (ii)-Ulna, (iii)-Radius, (v)-Femur, (vi)-Scapula

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49. A few changes are listed in the given box. leaves with drip tips which help in draining excess
(i) Cooking of food (ii) Dissolving washing soda in water sand sticking to their surfaces. In some plants like
(iii) Burning of wood (iv) Water to steam (v) Respiration Aloe vera, leaves are reduced to spines to check
(vi) Quick lime to slaked lime transpirational loss of water. Plants inhabiting rainforests
are normally cone shaped with sloping branches and
Now, read the given passage and fill in the blanks by
needle like leaves, e.g., pine trees. Animals found in
choosing an appropriate option.
cold mountainous regions become generally active at
Processes p involve consumption of heat energy night and remain deep in their burrows during daytime.
and are q in nature while processes r involve They excrete dilute urine. Animals inhabiting polar
evolution of heat energy and are s in nature. regions possess subcutaneous fat and thick fur to
p q r s protect them from cold.
A. (i), (ii), (iv) Chemical (iii), (v), (vi) Physical A. Deserts should be replaced with polar regions
B. (i), (iv) Endothermic (ii), (iii), Exothermic whereas sand should be replaced with water.
(v), (vi) B. Aloe vera should not be replaced as it is correctly
C. (i), (iii) Endothermic (ii), (iv), Exothermic
mentioned whereas pine should be replaced with
(v), (vi)
neem.
D. (i), (ii), (v) Physical (iii), (iv), Chemical
(vi) C. The positions of cold mountainous regions and
rainforests should be interchanged.
50. Refer to the given paragraph where few words /phrases D. Dilute should be replaced with concentrated
have been italicised and select the correct option. whereas subcutaneous fat should not be replaced
Different organisms show different adaptations to as it is correctly mentioned.
adjust in their habitats. Plants inhabiting deserts have

SPACE FOR ROUGH WORK

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Class 6

Set A

Year 2018
LOGICAL REASONING

1. Select a figure from the options which will replace


the (?) in the series as established by the Problem
Figures. A. B.
Problem Figures

?

C. D.
A. B.

7. If every alternate letter starting from C is deleted


C. D. from the given series, then which of the following
will be the eighth letter from the left end in the new
series formed?
2. Six persons are sitting in a row facing North. P is ACBEDGFIHKJMLONQPSRUTW
third to the left of S, who is to the immediate right VYXZ
of R. U is at the one end and fourth to the right of
A. L B. J
Q. If T is between S and U, then R is ________ to
C. N D. P
the left of T.
A. Second B. Third 8. Find the missing number, if same rule is followed in
C. Fourth D. None of these all the three figures.
A. 5 3 5 4 7 3 8 4 5 5
3. In a certain code language, if 'nice big home' is coded
B. 10
as ‘emoh gib ecin’ and 'nice small family' is coded as 7 53 ?
C. 15
‘ylimaf llams ecin’, then in the same code language,
D. 20
'all the best' is coded as ________.
A. tseb eht lla B. tesb the lla 9. What is the minimum number
C. tseb eht all D. tseb the lal of different colours required to
colour the given figure such that
4. How many minimum number of straight lines are no two adjacent regions have the
required to form the given figure ? same colour?
A. 3
B. 2
C. 4
A. 13 B. 14
D. 5
C. 15 D. None of these
10. Select the correct water image of the given figure.
5. A watch reads 9:25. If the minute hand is in the
North direction, then hour hand will be in ________
direction.
A. North-West B. South-East
C. North-East D. South-West A. B.

6. Which of the following Venn diagrams best represents


the relationship amongst, "Polygons, Quadrilaterals C. D.
and Triangles"?

SCIENCE

11. The figure shows two pieces of steel P and Q arranged Force on P Force on Q
in line with a bar magnet. A. Attractive Repulsive
P Q
N S B. Attractive Attractive
Which of the following is ture about the magnetic C. Repulsive Repulsive
forces on P and Q? D. Repulsive Attractive

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12. There are four different circuits with bulbs(identical) 16. Three magnets P, Q and R were dipped one by one
and batteries as shown here. in a heap of iron filings. Figure shows the amount of
the iron filings sticking to them.
The strength of these magnets will be
A. P>Q>R
Circuit Q
B. P<Q<R
Circuit P
C. P=Q=R
D. P<Q>R

17. Which of the following statements is/are true ?
Circuit R Circuit S I. A force can change the shape of an object.
In which circuit will the bulb(s) be the brightest? II. A force cannot change the direction of a moving
object.
A. Circuit P B. Circuit Q
III. A force can be applied to stop a moving object.
C. Circuit R D. Circuit S
A. I only B. III only
13. Column II has approximate values of five quantities C. I and III only D. I, II and III
given in column I. Match column I with column II and
18. Four boys are reading the Sakib
select the correct option from the given codes.
temperature on the thermometer
Column I Column II as shown in the figure. Rohan
P. Radius of the Earth (i) 0.3 nm Which of the boys is reading the
Q. Average height of a person (ii) 1.55 m temperature on the thermometer Jon
R. Thickness of a piece (iii) 6 Mm correctly?
of paper
S. Distance from Delhi to (iv) 0.2 mm A. Sakib Arpit
Kolkata B. Jon
T. Size of a water molecule (v) 1500 km C. Arpit
A. P - (v), Q - (iii), R - (i), S - (iv), T - (ii) D. Rohan
B. P - (i), Q - (ii), R - (iii), S - (iv), T - (v)
19. Match column I with column II and select the correct
C. P - (iii), Q - (ii), R - (iv), S - (v), T - (i)
option from the given codes.
D. P - (iii), Q - (iv), R - (i), S - (v), T - (ii)
Column I Column II
14. A rider on horse falls back when horse starts running P. Venus (i) Morning star
all of a sudden because Q. Saturn (ii) Fastest spinning planet
A. Acceleration of horse is less than that of rider R. Jupiter (iii) Rings made of ice,
B. Rider is suddenly afraid of falling rocks and dust
C. Inertia of rest keeps the upper part of body at rest A. P - (i), Q - (ii), R - (iii)
while lower part of the body moves forward with B. P - (ii), Q - (i), R - (iii)
the horse C. P - (i), Q - (iii), R - (ii)
D. Inertia of motion keeps the upper part of body at D. P - (iii), Q - (i), R - (ii)
rest while lower part of the body moves forward
20. A solid ball is released from the top of a slope as
with the horse.
shown in the figure.
15. A cat was kept inside a box. Four boys are trying to Solid ball
see the cat through four tubes inserted into the box
as shown in the figure.
Raj Tube Box

Tube Ground

Tube Sohan What will happen to the ball's kinetic and potential
Hari energy as it slips down the slope at a constant speed?
Tube
Mirror Mohan Kinetic energy Potential energy
A. Increases Decreases
Which of the following boy(s) would be able to see
the cat in the box? B. Remains unchanged Decreases
C. Increases Increases
A. Mohan only B. Hari only
C. Mohan and Hari only D. Raj and Sohan only D. Remains unchanged Remains unchanged

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21. Sachita has categorised the processes (I-IV) into 25. Which of the following statements are incorrect?
different types of changes given in the box : I. Mixture of kidney beans and chick peas can be
1. Desirable 2. Chemical 3. Physical separated by winnowing.
II. Salt from sea water can be obtained on a large
4. Exothermic 5. Periodic 6 . Endothermic
scale by evaporation.
I. Ripening of crops - 1, 2 III. An alloy is a homogeneous mixture of a metal
II. Occurrence of day and night - 5, 6 with another metal or non-metals.
III. Volcanic eruption - 2, 4 IV. Seeds of wheat can be separated from a bundle of
IV. Deposition of dry ice - 3, 6 wheat stalks by sieving.
Select the incorrect classification. A. II and III only B. I and IV only
A. I and III only B. III and IV only C. I, III and IV only D. None of these
C. II and IV only D. None of these
26. Read the given statements and select the correct
22. Study the given table : option.
Statement 1 : When sea water is allowed to stand in
Conducts
Material Water-proof Elastic shallow pits, water gets heated by sunlight and slowly
electricity
turns into water vapour through evaporation.
P    Statement 2 : Boiling takes place at all temperatures.
Q    A. Both statements 1 and 2 are true and statement 2
R is correct explanation of statement 1.
  
B. Both statements 1 and 2 are true but statement 2
Select the option that correctly identifies any two of is not the correct explanation of statement 1.
them. C. Statement 1 is true but statement 2 is false.
A. P - Rubber, R - Wood D. Both statements 1 and 2 are false.
B. Q - Copper, R - Plastic
C. P - Rubber, Q - Iron 27. Three identical towels were hung out to dry under
D. Q - Wood, R - Glass different conditions.

23. Match column I with column II and select the correct X Y


Z
option from the given codes. Rainy day Warm day Sunny day
Column I Column II (24°C) (38°C) (42°C)
(Material) (Property) Arrange them in order, beginning with the towel that
P. Oxygen (i) Soluble in water would take the shortest time to dry.
Q. Talcum powder (ii) Opaque A. X, Y, Z B. Z, X, Y
R. Aluminium (iii) Transparent C. Z, Y, X D. Y, X, Z
S. Glass (iv) Conductor
(v) Malleable 28. Identify the incorrect statement from the following.
A. P - (i), (iii); Q - (ii), (v); R - (ii), (iv); S - (i), (iii) A. Interparticle distance is more in helium than in
B. P - (i), (iii); Q - (ii); R - (ii), (iv), (v); S - (iii)
gold.
C. P - (iii); Q - (i), (ii); R - (iii), (v); S - (iii) B. Nitrogen has no definite shape as well as no definite
D. P - (iv), (v); Q - (i), (iii); R - (ii); S - (iv) volume.
C. Mercury is lighter than water.
24. The given figures show arrangement of particles of
a substance 'P' at different temperatures : D. Potassium is a reactive metal.

29. Manu placed three different types of materials I, II


and III in front of letters P, Q and R as shown in the
figure and tried to look from the other side of each.
At 42°C At 65°C At 115°C
Which of the following statements is correct ?
P P Q R

A. Melting point of the substance 'P ' is below
42°C.
B. Particles of the substance 'P' at 115°C have less I II III
kinetic energy than at 65°C. Which of the following is correct?
A. Material II is frosted glass.
C. Boiling point of the substance 'P' is between 65°C
B. Material I is glass window.
and 115°C. C. Material III is wooden door.
D. All of these D. All of these

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30. Study the given flow chart and select the option that 33. Rohan prepared a list of cellulosic fibres obtained
correctly identifies the organisms P, Q, R and S. from the stem of a plant. By mistake he put some
The organism shows wrong fibres in the list. Select the option that groups
Yes
autotrophic mode of P only the cellulosic fibres obtained from a plant stem.
nutrition.
No (i) Linen (ii) Hemp
The organism shows (iii) Shahtoosh (iv) Mink
Yes
saprophytic mode of Q (v) Kapok (vi) Jute
nutrition. (vii) Coconut (viii) Cotton
No (ix) Rayon (x) Acrylic
The organism shows A. (i), (iii), (iv), (vii) and (x) only
Yes
p a r a sit ic m o d e of R
nutrition. B. (i), (ii) and (vi) only
No C. (iii), (v), (vi) and (ix) only
D. (i), (ii), (vi) and (viii) only
S
P Q R S 34. Which option correctly identifies P - S in the given
A. Dionaea Hydra Amoeba Nepenthes flow chart?
B. Ocimum Agaricus Tapeworm Bison It is a
No It is a Yes It is transmitted Yes
C. Nepenthes Cuscuta Porcupine Opossum bacterial viral through biotic P
D. Spirogyra Amoeba Hyena Leech disease. disease. agent.
Yes No
31. Study the given list of adaptations in plants. It is transmitted No Q
through biotic agent. R
(a) Leaves reduced into spines
Yes
(b) Drip tips
(c) Sloping branch S
(d) Fleshy stem P Q R S
(e) Thick waxy layer on stem A. Cholera Malaria Plague Diarrhoea
(f) Cone shaped trees B. Dengue Measles Typhoid Plague
(g) Photosynthetic stem C. Diphtheria Jaundice Cholera Typhoid
Which of the given adaptations are of plants inhabiting D. Typhoid Common Plague Jaundice
rainforests (X ), mountains (Y ) and deserts (Z)? cold
X Y Z
35. Prashant tested some food items and tabulated the
A. (g), ( f ) (a), (d ), (e) (b), (c) results as follows.
B. (b), (g), ( f ) (d ), (e) (a), (c) Food Iodine solution Copper sulphate
C. (a), (b), (g) (d ), (e) (c), ( f ) item test and caustic soda
solution test
D. (b) (c), ( f ) (a), (d ), (e), (g)
X Turned blue-black No change
32. Priya met with an accident while going to school. in colour
Luckily she did not get any serious injury but she Y No change Turned violet in
is having constant pain in her elbows and knees and colour
finds difficulty in bending her arms and kneeling Z No change No change
down. Identify her injured joints and select the correct
option regarding them. Identify X, Y and Z and select the incorrect statement.
A. Her injured joints are those joints which allow free A. Y helps in formation of haemoglobin which carries
movement of bones in all planes. oxygen from one part of the body to another.
B. Her injured joints are those joints whose movement B. X helps in formation of antibodies in our body
resembles the movement of mortar and pestle. which fight infection and protect us from diseases.
C. Her injured joints are those joints in which the ball C. Same amount of Z provides more energy as
shaped surface of one rounded bone fits into the compared to X.
cup like depression of another bone.
D. Z forms shock absorbing cushion around our
D. Her injured joints are those joints which allow
internal organs.
movement of bones in one plane only.

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36. Refer to the given relationship. A. P - Frog; Q - Penguin; R - Turtle
Sandstone : Quartzite B. P - Turtle; Q - Seal; R - Platypus
Select the option which satisfies the same relationship. C. P - Seal; Q - Frog; R - Penguin
D. P - Turtle; Q - Penguin; R - Seal
A. Obsidian : Basalt
B. Granite : Pumice 41. Match column I with column II and select the correct
C. Slate : Shale option from the given codes.
D. Conglomerate : Gneiss
Column I Column II
37. Study the given table. (i) Ginning (a) Cleaning and disentangling
Vitamin Source Deficiency the fibres
(ii) Combing (b) Brushing and straightening
B1 (i) Beri-beri
of fibres
(ii) Carrot Night blindness (iii) Carding (c) Bolls
D Sunlight (iii) (iv) Seed pods (d) C otton fibres after being
C Orange (iv) separated from seeds
Select the correct option for (i), (ii), (iii) and (iv). (v) Lint (e) Separating fibres from
(i) (ii) (iii) (iv) seeds
A. Milk A Scurvy Rickets A. (i) - (e); (ii) - (b); (iii) - (a); (iv) - (c); (v) - (d)
B. Milk E Rickets Scurvy B. (i) - (d); (ii) - (e); (iii) - (b); (iv) - (a); (v) - (c)
C. Whole grains A Rickets Scurvy C. (i) - (e); (ii) - (a); (iii) - (b); (iv) - (c); (v) - (d)
D. Whole grains A Scurvy Rickets D. (i) - (d); (ii) - (a); (iii) - (b); (iv) - (c); (v) - (e)

38. Tripti made four sets of different plants based on their 42. Identify the correct option regarding P – S from the
edible parts as shown here. given flow chart.
Set Stem Root Leaf Seed It is a plant.
I. Potato Turnip Lettuce Rice Yes
II. Turmeric Ginger Spinach Sesame It grows in Yes It has broad Yes
III. Colocasia Onion Broccoli Mustard water. leaves. P
No No
IV. Ginger Radish Cabbage Almond
It has needle like No
Which of these sets are correct? leaves. R Q
A. I and III only B. II and IV only Yes
C. I and II only D. I and IV only S
39. Refer to the given Venn diagram and select the correct A. S may be a non-f lowering plant.
option for X, Y and Z. B. P could be Hydrilla whereas Q could be
Vallisneria.
Z C. P leaves may possess specialised tips called drip
It is used
It is a It is non-
in biogas X solid Y biodegradable. tips whereas leaves of R lack stomata.
plants. waste. D. S could be spruce whereas R could be pine.

A. X could be beans whereas Y could be cotton shirt. 43. On a cold winter day, Sohan put a room heater near
B. Y could be rotten fruits whereas Z could be his aquarium, which made water in the aquarium
aluminium can. warm but not hot.
C. X could be animal excreta whereas Y could be What could happen due to this?
plastic container. A. Fishes would feel more comfortable in warm water
D. X could be used syringe whereas Z could be dead due to more availability of oxygen.
leaves.
B. Fishes would suffocate due to less availability of
40. Read the given passage. oxygen for breathing.
P, Q and R are the vertebrates which possess flippers. C. Fishes would die due to decrease in amount of
P is cold blooded animal whereas Q and R are warm carbon dioxide dissolved in warm water.
blooded animals. Q possesses feathers as body D. Fishes would feel more comfortable in warm water
covering whereas R possesses hair as body covering. due to decrease in amount of dissolved carbon
Which option correctly identifies P-R? dioxide.

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44. Refer to the given flow chart. Autotrophs could be the only source of P in the
B.
It is a constituent atmosphere.
of air. C. Q is used in fire extinguishers as it extinguishes
Yes fire.
It is released during Yes D. In atmospheric air, R is present in highest percentage
P whereas P is present in lowest percentage.
photosynthesis.
No
45. Which of the following is a correct match?
Plants absorb it Yes
Q A. Waste from farmyards and food courts – Domestic
directly from air.
waste
No
B. Pesticides, pharmaceuticals and heavy metal
R sludge – Biodegradable waste
Identify P, Q and R and select the incorrect statement. C. Peels of fruits and vegetables, tea leaves – O rganic
waste
A. During the process of burning, P is used up and D. Mineral wastes from mining and rubber
Q is given out. waste – Kitchen waste

ACHIEVERS SECTION

46. Aquil used a strong magnet 48. Refer to the given graph

Amount of water
to stroke the iron nail fifty times plotted for three different
in the same direction continuously.

absorbed
fabric pieces of equal size
After stroking, he wanted to N P, Q and R on the basis of
test it by bringing a compass their water absorbing
near the tip of the nail. Which capacity and select the P Q R
one of the following diagrams correct statement. Fabric
shows the correct observation? A. P is made up of fibres obtained from Gossypium
S N
plant whereas R is made up of fibres obtained from
A. an insect.
B. Q is made up of protein fibres obtained from an
insect whereas R is made up of cellulose fibres
S obtained from flower of a plant.
B.
N C. R is made up of fibres obtained from plant stem
by the process of retting whereas P is made up
N of fibres obtained from plant seed by the process
C.
S of ginning.
N S D. P is biodegradable whereas Q and R are non-
biodegradable.
D.
49. Read the given passage where few words have been
italicised.
47. Study the given Venn diagram and fill in the blanks. Iron is a very important food component. It takes part in
Physical Chemical formation of thyroid hormone secreted by parathyroid
change change glands of our body. It is a trilobed gland located in the
1 3
2 neck region. Iron deficiency can lead to malfunctioning
Fast
Reversible change of the gland causing hypo or hyper secretion of thyroid
change hormone. This leads to disease like osteomalacia.
1 2 3 Foods like orange and spinach are recommended to
A. Sharpening Plastering Chlorination the patient suffering from this condition.
of pencil of bone of water Select the correct option regarding this.
B. Baking Drying of Digestion A. Iron should be replaced by iodine.
of corns clothes of food B. Parathyroid should be replaced by thyroid and
C. Rancidity Making Weathering osteomalacia should be replaced by anaemia.
of food lemonade of rocks C. Trilobed should be replaced by tetralobed.
D. Burning of Inflating Combustion D. Orange and spinach should not be replaced as
LPG stove a balloon of kerosene they are correctly mentioned.

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50. Refer to the given dichotomous key. Select the incorrect option regarding P – S.
I. (a) It conducts food, water and minerals to different A. P could be tendril of grapevine whereas S could
parts of the plant. -Go to II be prop roots of banyan.
(b) It absorbs water. -Go to III B. Q could be stem of Opuntia whereas R could be
II. (a) It is modified to climb. - P climbing root of betel.
C. P could be tendril of Cucurbita whereas R could
(b) It is modified to store water. - Q
be climbing root of ivy.
III. (a) It is modified to climb.  - R D. P could be tendril of passion flower whereas S
(b) It is modified to absorb moisture from air. - S could be aerial root of orchid.

SPACE FOR ROUGH WORK

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Class 6

Set B

Year 2018
LOGICAL REASONING

1.
If second Saturday and all Sundays are holidays in
a 30 days month beginning with Saturday, then how
AM S A S
many days are working in that month? M
C. D.
A. 20 B. 24
C. 22 D. 23

2. Some letters are coded as follows :
6. Which of the following Venn diagrams best depicts
Y C L
S I O U M D T P H E the relationship amongst, 'India, Asia and Australia’?
× ÷ * £ – $ ≠ + a b g # •
The word which is coded as $ * × + g ≠ £ is ______. A. B.
A. OLYMPIAD B. OLYNTHUS
C. OLYMPICS D. OLYMPUS

3. In which of the following options, given figure is C. D.


exactly embedded as one of its parts?

7. P, Q, R, S and T are to be seated in a row facing


East, but R and S cannot be together. Also, Q cannot
be at third place. If P and Q are together and R is at
A. B. the first place, then which of the following cannot be
true?
A. S is at the second place.
B. S is at the third place.
C. D.
C. P is at the third place.
D. None of these
4. Select a figure from the options which will complete 8. Select a figure from the options which will continue
the pattern in the given figure. the given series.

? ?

A. B.

A. B.
C. D.

C. D.
9. Find the missing number, if same rule is followed in
all the three figures.
5. Select the correct mirror image of the given figure. 108 135 132 192 323 357
9 12 17
A S
M 144 171 156 168 272 ?

A. 392 B. 382
C. 374 D. 375
Mirror
10. If + is called ×, ÷ is called + and – is called ÷, then
S A A S which of the following is divisible by the result of
A. M B. M
the given expression?
175 – 25 ÷ 5 + 30
A. 157 B. 308
C. 450 D. 385

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SCIENCE

11. Which of the following statements is/are incorrect?


I. Metric system is a standard unit of measurement
and it was given by the French scientists.
II. International system of measurements is
abbreviated as SI.
III. Convenient unit for distance between Delhi and A. Replace one cell with a piece of chalk.
B. Replace one cell with a piece of wire.
Mumbai is metre.
C. Replace one bulb with a piece of wire.
A. I only B. III only
D. Replace one bulb with another cell.
C. II and III only D. I and II only
16. A lunar eclipse occurs
12. Abhishek is walking from point S to point P as shown
A. When the earth comes between the sun and the
in the figure.
moon
Lamp B. When shadow of the moon falls on the earth
Abhishek
C. When the moon is waxing
D. On any night.

17. Which of the following forces are able to act from a


P Q R S
distance?
Which one of the following shows the correct order of
the length of Abhishek's shadows from the longest to I. Frictional force II. Gravitational force
the shortest when he walks from point S to point P? III. Magnetic force IV. Electric force
A. I and IV only B. II and III only
A. S, P, Q, R B.
P, S, R, Q C. I, II and III only D. II, III and IV only
C. P, Q, R, S D.
S, Q, P, R
18. Observe the given diagram.
13. Read the given statements and select the correct option. Container I Container II
Statement 1 : When we see the trees near the track 55°C 55°C
from a moving train, they appear to be moving.
Statement 2 : The position of a tree near the track
with respect to a moving train changes.
If both containers are made of the same material with
A. Both statements 1 and 2 are true and statement 2 the same thickness and volume then which of the
is the correct explanation of statement 1. following options about the heat in the water of the
B. Both statements 1 and 2 are true but statement 2 two containers is true?
is not the correct explanation of statement 1.
A. Heat in water of container I > Heat in water of
C. Statement 1 is true and statement 2 is false. container II
D. Statement 1 is false and statement 2 is true. B. Heat in water of container I < Heat in water of
container II
14. A plotting compass is moved slowly towards the metal
C. Heat in water of container I = Heat in water of
bar P along the path shown in the figure.
container II
Bar P
D. None of these

19. Mohit created a temporary magnet using the stroking


S method. Which of the following options shows the
correct poles of his new magnet when it is stroked
in the direction indicated?
N
What can you conclude about the metal bar P from
the given figure?
A. S
B. N
A. Bar P is a magnetic material.
B. Bar P is a magnet.
S N S N
C. Bar P is a non-magnetic material.
D. Bar P is either a magnet or a magnetic material.

15. Nidhi has two bulbs connected across two cells in a C. N


D. N
simple circuit as shown. How can she make the bulbs
glow dimmer? N S N S

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20. Study the given table carefully. A. II and III only B. I and IV only
C. II, IV and V only D. None of these
Group W Group X Group Y Group Z
Table lamp DVD player Electrical stove Mixer 24. Study the given Venn Irrever-
diagram carefully. Chemical sible
Spotlight Television Electrical kettle Blender
The centre point X change change
On the basis of the conversion of electrical energy, represents X
in which group would you put the electric iron? A. Burning of paper
A. Group W B. Group X B. Dissolving salt in water Slow
C. Group Y D. Group Z C. Boiling of an egg change
D. Bursting of a balloon.
21. The given flow chart was prepared by Sakshi for
sorting materials into different groups. Fill in the 25. The solubility of substance 'X' in water is 20 g/100 mL
blanks by selecting an appropriate option. which means that maximum 20 g of 'X' can be dissolved
Iron pin, Paper boat, Lemon juice, Diesel, Sunflower oil, Sugar in 100 mL of water to form a solution. Observe the
Edible Non-edible given figure carefully.
30 g of ‘X’ 15 g of ‘X’
Soluble in Insoluble in Floats on Sinks in
water water water water
R U
Solid Liquid Solid Liquid 100 mL 100 mL
P Q S T of water of water
P Q R S T U (P) (Q)
A. Sunflower Lemon Sugar Iron pin Diesel Paper
Which of the following statements is incorrect?
oil juice boat
A. No more 'X' can be dissolved in beaker (Q).
B. Sugar Sunflower Lemon Iron pin Paper Diesel
oil juice boat B. In beaker (P), 10 g of 'X' will remain undissolved.
C. Paper Lemon Sunflower Sugar Diesel Iron C. In beaker (P), the entire amount of 'X' taken can be
boat juice oil pin dissolved on heating and after adding more water.
D. Sugar Lemon Sunflower Paper Diesel Iron D. In beaker (Q), 15 g of 'X' gets dissolved completely
juice oil boat pin
and forms a clear solution.
22. Rashu deliberately mixed rice, all pins, biscuits, 26. Observe the given heating curve of ice carefully and
pebbles and powdered sugar into a bowl in equal select the correct statement(s) about it.
proportions and gave the mixture to her brother
Temperature

Kunal. She asked him to separate each component of 100°C


r
s
the mixture without using water. Select the correct
p
sequence of the methods of separation that you think 0°C q
Kunal should use.
A. Sieving, threshing and then handpicking Time
B. Magnetic separation, handpicking, filtration and (i) Point p is the freezing point of water.
then sieving (ii) Between the points q and r water exists in liquid
C. Handpicking, centrifugation and then winnowing state.
D. Handpicking, magnetic separation and then sieving (iii) After point s, water vapours condense back to
liquid water on further increasing the temperature.
23. Hitesh has classified some common items based on (iv) Point r is the boiling point of water.
their properties as shown in the table : A. (ii) and (iii) only B. (iii) only
S. Com- Sinks in C. (i) and (iv) only D. (i), (ii) and (iv) only
Item Opaque Hard
No. pressible water
27. Read the given statements and select the correct
Steel option.
I.    
spoon Statement 1 : Handles of cooking utensils are made
Cotton of metals like copper, aluminium or iron.
II.    
ball Statement 2 : Metals are bad conductors of heat.
Glass
III.     A. Both statements 1 and 2 are true and statement 2
jar is the correct explanation of statement 1.
IV. Thermocol     B. Both statements 1 and 2 are true but statement 2
Wooden is not the correct explanation of statement 1.
V.    
block C. Statement 1 is true but statement 2 is false.
Which of the given items are not correctly classified? D. Both statements 1 and 2 are false.

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28. Match column I with column II and select the correct 31. Hansika categorised plants on the basis of their parts
option from the given codes. that are generally eaten. She made four groups of
Column I Column II three plants each. By mistake she placed one wrong
P. Milk (i) Has definite member in each group. Identify the wrong member
shape and volume of each group and select the correct option.
Q. Air (ii) Undergoes Group I : Asparagus, Ginger, Radish
sublimation Group II : Cumin, Fennel, Cinnamon
R. Ammonium chloride (iii) Has definite Group III : Cauliflower, Broccoli, Lettuce
volume Group IV : Carrot, Turnip, Potato
S. Brick (iv) Homogeneous A. Radish of group I should be interchanged with
mixture potato of group IV.
A. P-(iii); Q - (iv); R-(i), (ii); S-(i) B. Cinnamon of group II should be replaced with
B. P- (iii); Q- (ii); R-(i); S-(iv) Tapioca.
C. P-(i); Q-(ii), (iii); R-(iv); S -(ii) C. Lettuce of group III should be replaced with
D. P- (iv); Q -(i), (iii); R-(iii); S-(ii) coriander.
D. Broccoli of group III should be interchanged with
29. Saransh made the following flow chart on the turnip of group IV.
blackboard and asked his friend to identify objects
P to S. 32. Refer to the given figure and select the correct option.
Rubber ball, Steel plate, Glass, Flour dough

Pliable (soft) Rigid


Test tube P Test tube Q
Floats Sinks Metal Non-metal A. When solution of copper sulphate and caustic soda
are added in test tubes P and Q and shaken, the
P Q R S
colour of solution in test tube P will change into
P, Q, R and S are respectively blue-black whereas in Q it will change into purple.
A. Rubber ball, flour dough, glass and steel plate B. When iodine solution is added into test tubes P
B. Flour dough, steel plate, glass and rubber ball and Q, the colour of solution in test tube P will
C. Glass, rubber ball, flour dough and steel plate remain unchanged whereas in Q it will change
D. Rubber ball, flour dough, steel plate and glass. into blue-black.
30. Two friends Varun and Sujal visited a general physician C. When Benedict’s solution is added into test tubes
for their respective diseases. Doctor examined them P and Q and heated, the colour of solution in test
and prepared a chart as shown to keep a record of tube Q will remain unchanged whereas in P it will
their illness. change into reddish orange.
D. Both B and C
Name of Symptoms Suggested diet
the patient 33. Ruchir took four equal sized
Amount of water

Varun Weak bones, bone Fish oil, milk, containers P, Q, R and S


Initial amount
tenderness and knock egg, margarine containing equal amounts
knees of water and dipped four
Sujal B u l g i n g s t o m a c h , Pulses, soybean, different equal sized fabrics
s t u n t e d g r o w t h , meat, egg, fish, in them. After five minutes, P Q R S
swelling of limbs, milk he took out all the fabrics from the containers. The
puffy appearance given graph shows the amount of water remaining in
Refer to the given chart and select the correct option. each container.
A. Varun is suffering from deficiency of a water soluble Select the correct statement regarding the given graph.
vitamin which is essential for proper functioning A. Fabric dipped in Q has base fibre cellulose whereas
of digestive and nervous system. fabric dipped in S has base fibre petroleum.
B. Sujal is suffering from carbohydrate and fat B. Fabric dipped in P could be made of chemicals
deficiency disease. whereas fabric dipped in S could be made of
C. Varun is suffering from deficiency of a fat soluble cellulose.
vitamin which can be synthesised by our body C. Fabrics dipped in S and R may be obtained from
in the presence of sunlight and helps to absorb mammal and insect, respectively.
calcium. D. Fabric dipped in P is used for making raincoat
D. Sujal is suffering from deficiency of a mineral whereas fabric dipped in R is used as winter
which is required for the formation of haemoglobin. clothing.

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34. Refer to the given table. C. P could be an animal with aquatic adaptations
whereas Q could be an animal with aerial adaptations.
Plant/Animal Habitat Adaptive feature
D. Endoskeleton is absent in P and Q whereas it is
Kangaroo rat Desert P present in R comprising of hollow bones.
Opuntia Q Photosynthetic stem
38. The gas X is only about 20 parts out of 100 parts of
Pine R Needle like leaves air in the atmosphere. It is needed for decomposition
Dolphin Aquatic S of organic matter. The gas X is
Select the option which correctly identifies P–S. A. Carbon dioxide B. Water vapour
A. P – Flippers; Q – Desert; C. Oxygen D. Nitrogen.
R – Rainforest; S – Blowholes 39. Refer to the given paragraph.
B. P – Armoured shell; Q – Desert; The yarn produced from fibres can be converted into
R – Boreal forest; S – Gills fabric by processes X and Y. In process X, two sets
C. P – Concentrated urine; Q – Desert; of yarns are arranged together whereas in process Y
R – Boreal forest; S – Blowholes single yarn is used.
D. P – Blubber; Q – Boreal forest; Identify processes X and Y and select the correct
R – Rainforest; S – Lungs statement regarding them.
35. Select the incorrect match. A. Process X could be done by handlooms whereas
Type of vertebrae No. of vertebrae process Y could be done by powerlooms.
B. Takli and charkha could be used for process Y.
(i) Cervical vertebrae 7
C. X could be spinning whereas process Y could be
(ii) Thoracic vertebrae 12
weaving.
(iii) Lumbar vertebrae 4
D. None of these
(iv) Sacral vertebrae 5
(v) Caudal vertebrae 5 40. Which of the following statements is/are incorrect?
A. (iii) and (v) only B. (ii), (iii) and (iv) only (i) Fats deposited in our body act as shock absorbers
C. (i), (iii) and (v) only D. (ii) and (v) only and protect us from injury.
(ii) Kwashiorkor is caused by deficiency of proteins,
36. Refer to the given food web and select the correct
carbohydrates and fats.
option regarding it.
Bird
(iii) Roughage neither releases energy nor helps in
tissue or body building.
Ladybug Hawk
(iv) Starch containing food item turns bluish black in
Rabbit colour on undergoing iodine test.
Aphid
Snake A. (i) and (ii) only B. (ii) only
Plant
Frog C. (iii) only D. (ii) and (iv) only
Grasshopper
41. Refer to the given Venn diagram and select the correct
A. There are two producers and two top carnivores option.
in this food web.
B. There are three herbivores, four carnivores and Abiotic agent Abiotic agent
that helps in soil Y that causes soil
one omnivore in this food web.
formation erosion
C. Snake feeds on three different species in this X Z
food web whereas hawk feeds on two different
species. X Y Z
D. Bird acts both as primary consumer and secondary A. Wind Water Temperature
consumer in this food web. B. Temperature Water Wind
C. Wind Plant roots Temperature
37. Refer to the given Venn diagram and select the correct
D. Wind Water Plant roots
option regarding animals P, Q and R.

Respires Respires
42. Refer to the given set-ups (i-iv) and select the correct
Stream-
through
P lined Q through option regarding them.
lungs body gills Balloon Balloon
R

(i) Bottle (ii) Bottle


A. P and R could regulate internal body temperature.
B. P could be toucan, Q could be capybara whereas Hot Ice water
R could be walrus. water

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Balloon Balloon 44. Refer to the given flow chart.
It possesses wings. No It lays eggs. No P
(iii) Bottle (iv) Bottle
Yes Yes
Cold Normal No
tap water It possesses six legs. R Q
water
Yes
A. Balloons of set-ups (ii) and (iii) will inflate due
to expansion of air. S
B. Balloon of set-up (iv) will deflate due to expansion Select the incorrect statement regarding P-S.
of air. A. S may breathe through spiracles whereas R breathes
C. Balloon of set-up (i) will inflate due to expansion through lungs.
of air. B. P could possess body covering of hair whereas Q
D. Balloon of set-up (i) will deflate due to contraction could possess body covering of scales.
of air whereas balloons of set-ups (ii), (iii) and (iv) C. S could be a cold blooded animal whereas R could
will inflate due to expansion of air. be warm blooded animal.
43. Refer to the given characteristics of three plants D. None of these
regarding their adaptations for seed dispersal.
45. Refer to the given table regarding different types of
Plant X - Its fruits are small, hooked and spiny. waste and identify P, Q, R and S.
Plant Y - Its fruits have spongy and fibrous outer Biodegradable Recyclable Kitchen Hospital
coat with floating ability. waste waste waste waste
Plant Z - Its fruits are small, light weight and winged. P    
Q    
Select the correct option regarding X, Y and Z.
A. Seeds of plant X and Y are dispersed through abiotic R    
agency whereas seeds of plant Z are dispersed S    
through biotic agency.
B. If all animals are removed from the community P Q R S
where plant X grows then the seeds will not be A. Vegetable peel Urine Blood Stale food
dispersed effectively. bag sample
C. Seeds of plant Y are dispersed far off from the B. Aluminium foil Used Cotton Rajma beans
parent plant whereas seeds of plant Z are dispersed syringe swab
in a very small radius around parent plant. C. Tea leaves Tissue Used Aluminium
D. Seeds of plant X are dispersed by water, seeds of sample syringe foil
plant Y are dispersed by explosion and seeds of D. Cooked pulses Oral pills Urine Stale food
plant Z are dispersed by animals. sample

ACHIEVERS SECTION

46. Read the given passage and fill in the blanks by 47. Refer to the given dichotomous key and select the
selecting an appropriate option. correct option regarding them.
Change in temperature and pressure plays a very I. (a) It is a flowering plant. -Go to II
important role in changing the state of matter. A gas (b) It is a non-flowering plant. - P
gets liquefied with (i) and (ii) while camphor
II. (a) It possesses reticulate venation. -Go to III
undergoes sublimation with (iii) and (iv) .
(b) It possesses parallel venation. -Go to IV
(i) (ii) (iii) (iv) III. (a) It stores food in its root. - Q
A. Increase in decrease in decrease in decrease in (b) It stores food in its stem. - R
pressure temperature temperature pressure
IV. (a) It stores food in its leaf. - S
B. Increase in decrease in increase in decrease in
pressure temperature pressure temperature (b) It stores food in its seed. - T
C. Decrease in increase in increase in decrease in A. P could be Azolla whereas R could be onion.
temperature pressure temperature pressure B. Q could be carrot whereas T could be maize.
D. Decrease in increase in increase in decrease in C. S could be mustard whereas T could be gram.
pressure temperature pressure temperature D. Q could be radish whereas S could be coriander.

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48. The figure shows two iron nails X and Y N
B. Before should be replaced by after and ginning
hanging from a magnet. Which of the following should be replaced by retting.
statements is incorrect? C. Positions of alkali and water should be interchanged.
D. None of these
A. Top of nail Y is north pole and bottom
of nail Y is south pole. S 50. Shivani took three equal sized similar glasses X, Y and
B. Top of nail X is north pole and bottom X Z and filled each of them with 20 mL of water. She left
of nail X is south pole. glass X in the sun and covered it with plate, placed
C. Magnetic properties are induced into both Y glass Y in shade and placed glass Z in the sun.
the nails X and Y. Which of the given graphs correctly represents change
D. Magnetic properties are induced into the nail X only. in amount of water in glasses X, Y and Z with time?

Amount of water (mL)


Amount of water (mL)
49. Read the given passage where few words have been
italicised.

20 mL
20 mL
Jute is a summer season crop and grows best in alluvial A. X B. Y
Y X
soil. Jute plants are harvested before flowering. After
Z Z
harvesting the stalks of plants are tied into bundles and Time (hrs) Time (hrs)
soaked in alkali for few days. This leads to softening
of tissues so that fibres get easily separated. The

Amount of water (mL)


Amount of water (mL)
process is called ginning. The fibres are then washed
in water and hung up to dry. X

20 mL
20 mL
Select the correct option regarding this. C. Y
D. Y
A. Summer should be replaced by winter and alluvial Z X
should not be replaced as it is correctly mentioned. Z
Time (hrs) Time (hrs)

SPACE FOR ROUGH WORK

8 | NSO | Class-6 | Set-B | Level 1


ANSWER KEYS

NSO 2014
SET A
1. (A) 2. (C) 3. (A) 4. (A) 5. (C) 6. (D) 7. (C) 8. (D) 9. (D) 10. (B)
11. (B) 12. (A) 13. (A) 14. (A) 15. (B) 16. (D) 17. (B) 18. (D) 19. (D) 20. (A)
21. (A) 22. (B) 23. (C) 24. (A) 25. (B) 26. (A) 27. (D) 28. (B) 29. (C) 30. (B)
31. (A) 32. (B) 33. (C) 34. (C) 35. (C) 36. (B) 37. (A) 38. (C) 39. (D) 40. (B)
41. (B) 42. (B) 43. (D) 44. (D) 45. (B) 46. (D) 47. (A) 48. (C) 49. (D) 50. (D)

SET B
1. (D) 2. (A) 3. (C) 4. (D) 5. (B) 6. (C) 7. (A) 8. (B) 9. (D) 10. (A)
11. (B) 12. (A) 13. (D) 14. (C) 15. (D) 16. (C) 17. (A) 18. (A) 19. (D) 20. (B)
21. (B) 22. (B) 23. (D) 24. (D) 25. (B) 26. (B) 27. (C) 28. (B) 29. (D) 30. (B)
31. (C) 32. (C) 33. (D) 34. (D) 35. (D) 36. (C) 37. (C) 38. (D) 39. (B) 40. (B)
41. (D) 42. (C) 43. (D) 44. (B) 45. (B) 46. (A) 47. (D) 48. (C) 49. (C) 50. (C)

NSO 2015
SET 1
1. (C) 2. (D) 3. (A) 4. (D) 5. (B) 6. (D) 7. (B) 8. (C) 9. (C) 10. (B)
11. (B) 12. (B) 13. (C) 14. (C) 15. (A) 16. (C) 17. (C) 18. (C) 19. (A) 20. (A)
21. (A) 22. (C) 23. (D) 24. (B) 25. (D) 26. (A) 27. (C) 28. (B) 29. (B) 30. (B)
31. (A) 32. (D) 33. (C) 34. (A) 35. (D) 36. (A) 37. (C) 38. (D) 39. (B) 40. (D)
41. (C) 42. (D) 43. (A) 44. (C) 45. (B) 46. (C) 47. (C) 48. (C) 49. (C) 50. (B)

SET 2
1. (B) 2. (B) 3. (D) 4. (A) 5. (A) 6. (C) 7. (B) 8. (B) 9. (C) 10. (A)
11. (B) 12. (C) 13. (A) 14. (C) 15. (C) 16. (C) 17. (B) 18. (D) 19. (C) 20. (C)
21. (B) 22. (C) 23. (C) 24. (D) 25. (C) 26. (A) 27. (B) 28. (D) 29. (D) 30. (D)
31. (C) 32. (C) 33. (A) 34. (B) 35. (C) 36. (C) 37. (D) 38. (A) 39. (C) 40. (C)
41. (A) 42. (C) 43. (D) 44. (C) 45. (B) 46. (A) 47. (C) 48. (B) 49. (B) 50. (C)

NSO 2016
SET A
1. (C) 2. (D) 3. (B) 4. (A) 5. (C) 6. (D) 7. (C) 8. (D) 9. (C) 10. (C)
11. (C) 12. (C) 13. (B) 14. (D) 15. (C) 16. (B) 17. (C) 18. (C) 19. (D) 20. (A)
21. (C) 22. (C) 23. (D) 24. (C) 25. (B) 26. (D) 27. (B) 28. (C) 29. (D) 30. (C)
31. (C) 32. (C) 33. (A) 34. (B) 35. (B) 36. (B) 37. (B) 38. (C) 39. (D) 40. (C)
41. (D) 42. (B) 43. (C) 44. (A) 45. (B) 46. (D) 47. (D) 48. (A) 49. (D) 50. (C)

SET B
1. (B) 2. (D) 3. (D) 4. (B) 5. (A) 6. (C) 7. (A) 8. (B) 9. (A) 10. (B)
11. (C) 12. (D) 13. (B) 14. (C) 15. (D) 16. (A) 17. (B) 18. (D) 19. (D) 20. (D)
21. (C) 22. (C) 23. (A) 24. (D) 25. (C) 26. (A) 27. (C) 28. (C) 29. (A) 30. (A)
31. (B) 32. (A) 33. (D) 34. (B) 35. (D) 36. (A) 37. (B) 38. (C) 39. (D) 40. (B)
41. (A) 42. (B) 43. (C) 44. (C) 45. (B) 46. (C) 47. (A) 48. (C) 49. (D) 50. (B)

NSO 2017
SET A
1. (D) 2. (C) 3. (C) 4. (A) 5. (B) 6. (D) 7. (A) 8. (C) 9. (B) 10. (C)
11. (B) 12. (D) 13. (A) 14. (D) 15. (A) 16. (C) 17. (D) 18. (C) 19. (C) 20. (C)
21. (C) 22. (D) 23. (D) 24. (D) 25. (D) 26. (D) 27. (D) 28. (B) 29. (A) 30. (C)
31. (B) 32. (B) 33. (D) 34. (C) 35. (B) 36. (D) 37. (C) 38. (A) 39. (D) 40. (B)
41. (C) 42. (A) 43. (B) 44. (B) 45. (D) 46. (C) 47. (A) 48. (B) 49. (A) 50. (D)

SET B
1. (A) 2. (D) 3. (A) 4. (B) 5. (B) 6. (D) 7. (C) 8. (A) 9. (B) 10. (D)
11. (B) 12. (D) 13. (C) 14. (D) 15. (A) 16. (C) 17. (C) 18. (B) 19. (B) 20. (C)
21. (C) 22. (D) 23. (D) 24. (C) 25. (B) 26. (D) 27. (D) 28. (D) 29. (A) 30. (C)
31. (D) 32. (D) 33. (C) 34. (B) 35. (C) 36. (C) 37. (D) 38. (C) 39. (A) 40. (B)
41. (C) 42. (B) 43. (C) 44. (B) 45. (A) 46. (C) 47. (B) 48. (C) 49. (B) 50. (D)

NSO 2018
SET A
1. (A) 2. (A) 3. (A) 4. (C) 5. (B) 6. (A) 7. (C) 8. (C) 9. (A) 10. (B)
11. (B) 12. (C) 13. (C) 14. (C) 15. (C) 16. (A) 17. (C) 18. (B) 19. (C) 20. (B)
21. (C) 22. (C) 23. (B) 24. (C) 25. (B) 26. (C) 27. (C) 28. (C) 29. (B) 30. (B)
31. (D) 32. (D) 33. (B) 34. (B) 35. (B) 36. (D) 37. (C) 38. (D) 39. (C) 40. (D)
41. (A) 42. (A) 43. (B) 44. (D) 45. (C) 46. (D) 47. (D) 48. (A) 49. (A) 50. (A)

SET B
1. (B) 2. (D) 3. (C) 4. (B) 5. (A) 6. (C) 7. (A) 8. (A) 9. (C) 10. (A)
11. (C) 12. (A) 13. (A) 14. (B) 15. (B) 16. (A) 17. (D) 18. (A) 19. (D) 20. (C)
21. (D) 22. (D) 23. (C) 24. (C) 25. (A) 26. (D) 27. (D) 28. (A) 29. (D) 30. (C)
31. (A) 32. (B) 33. (C) 34. (C) 35. (A) 36. (B) 37. (A) 38. (C) 39. (D) 40. (B)
41. (B) 42. (C) 43. (B) 44. (D) 45. (C) 46. (C) 47. (B) 48. (D) 49. (B) 50. (A)