Assignment for Components of Food Questions and Answers Paper (For CBSE, ICSE, IAS, NET, NRA 2022)

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Question 1

State True or False

(a) Deficiency of iron causes Anaemia

(b) Vitamin D helps in clotting of blood

(c) Deficiency of Vitamin C Causes Scurvy

(d) Carbohydrates and fats mainly provide energy to our body

(e) Some nutrients get lost in the process of cooking

(f) Dietary fibres are also known as roughage


a) True

b) False

c) True

d) True

e) True

f) True

Question 2

1. Sea Food is a rich source of …

2 … helps in protecting our body against diseases.

3. A solution of … and Caustic Soda is used to detect the presence of proteins.

4. Food containing … are often called the body building foods

5. Vitamin … keeps our skin healthy

6 … is essential for forming haemoglobin in the blood.

7. Wounds take longer time to heal when we have deficiency of …

8 … for the body should contain a variety of food items


1) Iodine

2) Vitamins

3) Copper sulphate

4) Proteins

5) B

6) Iron

7) Vitamin C

8) Balanced Diet

Question 3:

Match the column

Match the Column
Column AColumn B
Carbohydrates and fatsProtective food
ProteinsCauses loss of vision
Vitamins and mineralEnergy-giving food
Dietary fibresCauses the disease called goitre
Iodine deficiencyThey help us in easy digestion of food
Lack of vitamin ABody-building food


Match the Column Answer
Column AColumn B
Carbohydrates and fatsEnergy-giving food
ProteinsBody-building food
Vitamins and mineralProtective food
Dietary fibresThey help us in easy digestion of food
Iodine deficiencyCauses the disease called goitre
Lack of vitamin ACauses loss of vision


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3 They are oxidized in the body into simple sugars like glucose.

5 They are also known as dietary fibres

6 They are chemical substances that help in maintaining a healthy body

8 Proper functioning of thyroid gland.


1 It protects us from dehydration.

2They act as building blocks and serve as materials helping in growth and repair of the body cells and tissues.

4 It is required to carry nerve impulses in the body

7 It is required for formation of haemoglobin in red blood cells.