Class 6 Science Chapter 8 Body Movements

Class 6 Science Chapter 8 Body Movements answer to each chapter is provided in the list so that you can easily browse throughout different chapter Assam Board As Per New Syllabus Class 6 Science Chapter 8 Body Movements and select needs one.

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Body Movements

Chapter: 8


1. Fill in the blanks:

(a) Joints of the nones help in the of ………………… the body.

Ans: Movement.

(b) A combination of bones and cartilages froms the …………… of the body.

Ans: Skeleton.

(c) The bones at the elbow are joined by a …………… joint.

Ans: Hinge.

(d) The contraction of the ……………… pulls the bones during movement.

Ans: Muscles.

2. Indicate true (T) and false (F) among the following sentences:

(a) The movement and locomotion of all animals is exactly the same.

Ans: F.

(b) The cartilages are harder than nones.

Ans: F.

(c) The finger bones do not have joints.

Ans: F.

(d) The forearm has two bones.

Ans: T.

(e) Cockroaches have an outer skeleton.

Ans: T.

3. Match the items in Column I with one or more items of Column II.

Column IColumn II
Upper jawHave fins on the body
FishHas an outer skeleton
RibsCan fly in the air
AnailIs an immovable joint
CockroachProtect the heart
Shows very slow movement
Have a streamline body


Column IColumn II
Upper jawis an immovable joint
Fishhave fins on the body and, have a streamlined body
RibsProtect the heart
Anailshows very slow movement
CockroachCan fly in the air, and has and outer skeleton

4. Answer the following:

(a) What is a ball and socket joint?

Ans: The rounded end of one bone fits into the hollow space of another bone. This is called ball and socket joint.

(b) Which of the skull bones are movable?

Ans: Lower jaw is movable.

(c) Why can our elbows not move backwards?

Ans: Our elbow cannot move backwards because the elbow has a hinge joint that allows movement in only one direction.

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