Four mixtures are given below.
  1. Kidney beans and chickpeas
  2. Pulses and rice
  3. Rice flakes and corn
  4. Potato wafers and biscuits
Which of these can be separated by the method of winnowing?
(a) (i) and (ii)
(b) (ii) and (iii)
(c) (i) and (iii)
(d) (iii) and (iv)

AcademicChemistryNCERTClass 6

Correct Answer: (d) (iii) and (iv)

Explanation: Mixtures of rice flakes and corn and potato wafers and biscuits can be separated by winnowing because there is a difference in weight of the two components one being lighter and the other being heavier.

Updated on 10-Oct-2022 13:20:04