NCERT Class VI Science Solutions: Chapter 2 – Components of Food Part 1

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Multiple Choice Questions

Question 1:

Which one of the following food items does not provide dietary fibre?

  1. Whole grains

  2. Whole pulses

  3. Fruits and vegetables

  4. milk

Answer: D

Question 2:

Which of the following sources of protein is different from others?

  1. Peas

  2. Gram

  3. Soya beans

  4. Cottage cheese (paneer)

Answer: D

Image of Cotten Cheese

Image of Cotten Cheese

Image of Cotten Cheese

Question 3:

Which of the following nutrients is not present in milk?

  1. Protein

  2. Vitamin C

  3. Calcium

  4. Vitamin D

Answer: B

Question 4:

Read the food items given below:

  1. Wheat

  2. Ghee

  3. Iodised salt

  4. Spinach (palak)

Which of the above food items are energy giving foods?

  1. (i) and (iv)

  2. (ii) and (iv)

  3. (i) and (ii)

  4. (iii) and (iv)

Answer: C

Question 5:

Read the following statements about diseases.

  1. They are caused by germs.

  2. They are caused due to lack of nutrients in our diet.

  3. They can be passed on to another person through contact.

  4. They can be prevented by taking a balanced diet.

Which pair of statements best describe a deficiency disease?

  1. (i) and (ii)

  2. (ii) and (iii)

  3. (ii) and (iv)

  4. (i) and (iii)

Answer: C

Question 6:

Given below are the steps to test the presence of proteins in a food item:

  1. Take a small quantity of the food Item in a test tube, add 10 drops of water to it and shake it.

  2. Make a paste or powder of food to be tested.

  3. Add 10 drops of caustic soda solution to the test tube and shake well.

  4. Add 2 drops of copper sulphate solution to it.

Which of the following is the correct sequence of the steps?

  1. (i), (ii), (iv), (iii)

  2. (ii), (i), (iv), (iii)

  3. (ii), (i), (iii), (iv)

  4. (iv), (ii), (i), (iii)

Answer: B