IQ CBSE-6 Sc L-2

Important Questions CBSE-6 Science​​ 

Chapter 2: Components of Food

Question 1.​​ Name the major nutrients in our food.
Answer:​​ The major nutrients in our food are carbohydrates, proteins, fats, vitamins, and minerals.

Question 2.​​ 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.
Answer:
(a) Carbohydrates and fats
(b) Proteins
(c) Vitamin A
(d) Calcium

Question 3.​​ Name two foods each rich in :
(a) Fats

Answer:​​ 
Fats – Butter, Groundnuts.

(b) Starch
Answer:
Starch – Potato, Rice

(c) Dietary fibre
Answer:
Dietary fibre – Whole grain flour, Fresh fruits.

(d) Protein
Answer:
Protein – Pulses, Milk.

Question 4.​​ Tick () the statements that are correct:
(a) By eating rice alone, we can fulfill the nutritional requirements 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. ( )

Answer:
(a) Incorrect (x)
(b) Correct ()
(c) Correct ()
(d) Incorrect (x)

Question 5.​​ Fill in the blanks :
(a) ________ is caused by deficiency of Vitamin D.

Answer:
Rickets

(b) Deficiency of ________ causes a disease known as beri-beri.

Answer:
Vitamin B

(c) Deficiency of vitamin C causes a disease known as ________.

Answer:
Scurvy

(d) Night blindness is caused due to deficiency of ________ in our food.

Answer:
Vitamin A

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