science - components of food

Class 6 - Science

Components of Food

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What is roughage?

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The food containing plant fibres which sure also known as dietary fibres is called roughage.



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Components of Food - Questions
1.

Write two sources of Vitamin B.


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2.

What are the functions of carbohydrates?


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3.

Name some food items which provide roughage.


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4.

What are nutrients? Name major nutrients.


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5.

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


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6.

What is the main Function of roughage?


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7.

Write test for detecting, presence of fat.


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8.

Name the major nutrients in our food.


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9.

Do all foods contain all the required nutrients?


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10.

Name two sources of proteins provided by animals.


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11.

Name two food items which provide fats.


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12.

What is roughage?


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13.

What is roughage?


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14.

Write two sources of Vitamin D.


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15.

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


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16.

Name two nutrients which protect the body from diseases.


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17.

Excess intake of fats is harmful for the body because it causes obesity. Would it be harmful for the body to take too much of proteins or vitamins in the diet?


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18.

Name a vitamin which represents a group of vitamins


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19.

Do all meals consist of the same food items?


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20.

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


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21.

Name two energy-providing nutrients.


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22.

Name two sources of Vitamin A.


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23.

Why should a meal have different food items?


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24.

Name two plant food items which provide proteins.


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25.

Write test for detecting the presence of starch.


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26.

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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27.

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


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28.

What are the functions of minerals?


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29.

Name a vitamin that is not present in milk.


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30.

Write the functions of water in our body.


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31.

Write two sources of Vitamin C.


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32.

What is obesity?


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33.

What are the functions of proteins?


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34.

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


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35.

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


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36.

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


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37.

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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38.

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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39.

Name various types of vitamins.


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40.

Name two main types of carbohydrates found in our food.


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41.

Name two substances which provide carbohydrates.


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42.

What are deficiency diseases?


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43.

What are vitamins? Write various kinds of vitamins.


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44.

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


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45.

What are carbohydrates?


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46.

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


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47.

Which type of food is called body-building food?


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48.

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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49.

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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50.

What are fats? Name some fat-containing substances.


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