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6th Class (CBSE) Science: Fun With Magnets

Question: What is Magnet? Answer: Any material that has the property of attracting iron is called a magnet. The name magnet is derived from magnetite. Magnetite is a natural magnet. The force that the magnet exerts on iron is called magnetic force. A magnet can have any shape but is …

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6th Class (CBSE) Science: Electricity and Circuits

Question: What is an electric cell? Answer: An electric cell is a device which converts chemical energy into electric energy. It has two different metal plates: 1. one is the positive terminal 2. the other is the negative terminal These plates are kept inside a chemical called electrolyte, which stores …

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6th Class (CBSE) Science: Light, Shadows and Reflections

6th Class (CBSE) Science: Light, Shadows and Reflections

Question: We see the sun rising 81/4 minutes after it has actually risen. Why? Answer: The distance from the sun to the earth is 1485 lakh Kilometers. We can calculate that light travels from the sun to the earth in 81/4 minutes. That means we see the sun rising 81/4 minutes after …

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6th Class (CBSE) Science: Measurement and Motion

6th Class (CBSE) Science: Measurement and Motion

Question: What are the Standard units used in Measurements? Answer: In SI system, the standard units are: metre for length, kilogram for mass and seconds for time. Question: What are the standard units of mass, length and time in the CGS system, FPS system and MKS system? Answer: In CGS system, the standard units …

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6th Class (CBSE) Social Science: Reaching out to Distant Lands

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Question: Where can evidence of trade be found? Answer: Evidence of trade can be found in the Sangam poems. Question: What was South India famous for? Answer: It was famous for items like gold and precious stones and spices like pepper. Question: How can you say that Rome had a flourishing …

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6th Class (CBSE) Social Science: Reaching out to Distant Lands – Quiz

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‘Avoid an act which you may repent later; if done by mistake, better not to repeat it.’ These words were written by Thiruvallar, the author of Tamil classic, Thirukural, during the Sangam period.

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6th Class (CBSE) Social Science: The Second Urbanization – Quiz

6th Class (CBSE) Social Science: The Second Urbanization - Quiz

If you read the stories of the Jataka Tales, you will come across rich merchants, well-developed towns and florishing trade. All these features indicate there was a change from village life to city life. What caused small village to develop into prosperous towns?

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6th Class (CBSE) Social Science: The Second Urbanization

6th Class (CBSE) Social Science: The Second Urbanization

Question: Where some of the largest collections of iron tools found? Answer: These were found in the megalithic burials. Question: What was the use of iron tools? Answer: Iron tools were used for clearing forests. Question: What did irrigation work include? Answer: Irrigation work included canals, wells, tanks, and artificial lakes. …

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6th Class (CBSE) Science: Garbage in, Garbage out – Quiz

6th Class (CBSE) Science: Garbage in, Garbage out - Quiz

There are mainly two types of wastes based on their ability to rot over a period of time, biodegradable and non biodegradable waste. Dead plants and animals and their products decay while objects like plastic and glass do not. Vermicompost and landfill are two ways of managing solid wastes. By …

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6th Class (CBSE) Science: Garbage In And Garbage Out

6th Class (CBSE) Science: Garbage In And Garbage Out

Question: Why is there a need to segregate the two types of waste? Answer: There is a need to segregate the two types of waste because the need different method for disposal. The biodegradable can be composted and turned into manure and the non biodegradable can be recycle. This also …

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