Tutorial World Primary 6
Name:_________________________ Date:_______________


Nature's Food Sources (1.2)

A. Write the number of the correct answer in the brackets.
1. When a dead organism decomposes, ________ is given out. ()
(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)


oxygen
carbon dioxide
water
bacteria
2. When a green plant is placed next to a window where sunlight comes in, after a month the stem ________. ()
(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)


bends away from the window
bends toward the window
does not bend at all
becomes shorter
3. When iodine solution comes into contact with starch it __________. ()
(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)


turns from brown to dark blue
turns from dark blue to brown
remains dark blue
remains brownish
4. A ________ provides the environment necessary for living things to survive. ()
(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)


place
surrounding
habitat
condition
5. The excess sugar which a plant produces is converted into________. ()
(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)


starch
energy
stem fibre
nutrients
6. Along a food chain, the energy that is stored and transferred from one organism to the next ________. ()
(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)


becomes more and more
remains the same
becomes less and less
depends on the organism
7. Food chains are interconnected because animals ________. ()
(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)


share their food
eat more than one type of food
eat only other animals
depend on one another to survive
8. Bacteria which live and feed on living organisms are called ________. ()
(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)


decomposers
destroyers
body helpers
parasites
9. In this food chain: Maize ---> Mouse ---> Snake ()
(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)


Snake is prey, mouse is predator.
Maize is prey, mouse is predator.
Mouse is prey, snake is predator.
Mouse and snake are predators.
10. When plants absorb water from the soil, __________ is also being absored at the same time. ()
(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)



mineral salts
soil
iodine
methane
B. Write "T" for true and "F" for false.
1. A tiger is a carnivore.

()
2. Stomata are found on plant stem.

()
3. Food is a source of energy for living things.

()
4. Plants are the start of the food chain.

()
5. The cutting of trees by man is a great help to the environment.

()
6. A caterpillar is a herbivore.

()
7. Fertilizers are derived from the decomposition of dead organisms.

()
8. Animals like wood lice are not decomposers.

()
9. Deers eat plants and meat.

()
10. In a food chain, the population of each organism does not affect the others.


()
C. Fill in the blanks with the most suitable word.
1. For photosynthesis to occur ____________, ____________, ____________ and ____________ must be present.

2. Fungi can usually be found on ______________.

3. In extreme cold conditions, bacteria can exist in an _________ state.

4. During photosythesis, green plants produce ____________ and ____________.

5. Bread mould is a type of ____________.


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