science - components of food

Class 6 - Science

Components of Food

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What are vitamins? Write various kinds of vitamins.

Answer:

They are protective compounds with no energy value. They help in proper body ­ functioning and are required by the body in very small quantities. Various kinds of vitamins are—Vitamin A, Vitamin B-complex, Vitamin C, Vitamin D, Vitamin E and Vitamin K.



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Components of Food - Questions
1.

Name the following:  
(a) The nutrients which mainly give energy to our body.
(b) The nutrients that are needed for the growth and maintenance of our body.
(c) A vitamin required for maintaining good eyesight.
(d) A mineral that is required for keeping our bones healthy.


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2.

Name the food nutrient indicated by an oily patch on paper.


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3.

Name the vitamin that our body prepares in the presence of sunlight.


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4.

Name a vitamin that is not present in milk.


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5.

What is obesity?


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6.

Name two main types of carbohydrates found in our food.


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7.

Name various types of vitamins.


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8.

Write two sources of Vitamin D.


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9.

Name some food items which provide roughage.


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10.

Write test for detecting the presence of starch.


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11.

A patient had stunted growth, swelling on face, discolouration of hair and skin disease. Doctor advised him to eat a lot of pulses, grams, egg white, milk etc. What is wrong with the patient? Explain.


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12.

A small child became very thin and lean and later he became so weak that he could not move. Which nutrients should he eat so as to improve his health?


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13.

What are the functions of minerals?


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14.

What are deficiency diseases?


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15.

What is a balanced diet? Write the components of balanced diet.


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16.

Name two energy-providing nutrients.


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17.

Name a nutrient which helps in repairing the damaged body cells.


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18.

Name two plant food items which provide proteins.


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19.

Name two sources of Vitamin A.


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20.

What is roughage?


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21.

What are nutrients? Name major nutrients.


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22.

What are the functions of carbohydrates?


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23.

People who eat sea-food do not suffer from Goitre. Explain.


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24.

Prepare a chart to show various vitamins and minerals and the disorders caused by their deficiency.


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25.

Name the major nutrients in our food.


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26.

Name two foods each rich in:
(a) Fats
(b) Starch
(c) Dietary fibre
(d) Protein


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27.

Do all meals consist of the same food items?


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28.

What happens when two or more drops of iodine solution fall on starch substance?


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29.

Name two substances which provide carbohydrates.


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30.

Name two nutrients which protect the body from diseases.


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31.

Name two sources of proteins provided by animals.


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32.

Name a vitamin which represents a group of vitamins


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33.

Write two sources of Vitamin B.


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34.

What are the functions of proteins?


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35.

How can you test presence of proteins in a given food item?


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36.

What are fats? Name some fat-containing substances.


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37.

List various types of nutrients and write the functions of each.


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38.

Tick (/) the statements that are correct, cross (X) those which dire incorrect.
(a) By eating rice alone, we can fulfill nutritional requirement of our body,
(b) Deficiency diseases can be prevented by eating a balanced diet.
(c) Balanced diet for the body should contain a variety of food items.
(d) Meat alone is sufficient to provide all nutrients to the body.


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39.

If any food item gives blue-black colour with iodine then which nutrient is present in the food?


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40.

Write the functions of water in our body.


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41.

Fill in the blanks:
(a) ________ is caused by deficiency of Vitamin D. ,
(b) Deficiency of_________ causes a disease known as beri-beri.
(c) Deficiency of Vitamin C causes a disease known as________________ .
(d) Night blindness is caused due to deficiency of_______________ in our food.


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42.

Why should a meal have different food items?


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43.

Do all foods contain all the required nutrients?


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44.

What are carbohydrates?


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45.

Which type of food is called body-building food?


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46.

Name two food items which provide fats.


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47.

Write two sources of Vitamin C.


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48.

What is roughage?


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49.

Write test for detecting, presence of fat.


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50.

What are vitamins? Write various kinds of vitamins.


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