science - food: where does it come from?

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Food: Where Does It Come From?

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Question:

Suggest any three ways you can think of to avoid wastage of food.

Answer:

(i) Avoid leaving food uneaten in meals.
(ii) "Eat to live"and not "live to eat"— excess eating should be avoided.
(iii) Raw food like pulses, grains should be stored properly.



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Questions and Answers


Food: Where Does It Come From? - Questions
1.

Which type of seeds give more energy, sprouted seeds or normal seeds?


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2.

Study the ingredients of various food items. Do they have some common food ingredients?


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3.

Name the three products each provided by plants and animals.


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4.

What do you call the habit of an individual to eat a particular type of food items commonly?


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5.

Define the term herbivores.


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6.

Fill up the blanks with the words given:
herbivore, plant, milk, sugarcane, carnivore.
(a) Tiger is a__________ because it eats only meat.
(b) Deer eats only plant products and so is called______________ .
(c) Parrot eats only__________
(d) The_________ that we drink, which comes from cows, buffaloes and goats is
an animal product.
(e) We get sugar from___________ .


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7.

Give two examples where two or more parts of a single plant are used as food.


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8.

What are carnivores? Explain with examples.


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9.

Do you find that all living beings need the same kind of food?


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10.

Name any one plant that grows in water and is eaten as food.


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11.

Match the items given in column A with those in column B.


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12.

(i) Name the different parts of a banana plant that are used as food.
(ii)  Animal food we get from water resources.
(iii) Four fruits which we eat as vegetables.


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13.

Suggest any three ways you can think of to avoid wastage of food.


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14.

Name two sugar producing plants.


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15.

What is honey?


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16.

What is food?


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17.

Why should we eat cooked food?


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18.

Explain the importance of food for living organisms.


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19.

Which part of the plants do we eat generally?


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20.

Where would you place human beings on the basis of food that they eat?


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21.

Explain the various sources of food items and ingredients with the help of examples.


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22.

Name three edible (eatable) parts of plants.


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23.

What items are used to prepare cooked rice?


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24.

What are the two common sources of most of the ingredients of food items?


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25.

Name five plants and their parts that we eat.


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26.

Compare your food habits with food habits of your friend who lives in Tamil Nadu.


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27.

Name a non-green plant that we eat.


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28.

Define the term omnivores.


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29.

With the help of a flow chart show various contributors involved when we eat a chapatti.


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30.

Differentiate between herbivores, carnivores and omnivores. Give two examples of each


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31.

Make flow charts for the preparation of honey and ghee.


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