NCERT Class VI Science Solutions: Chapter 2 – Components of Food Part 2 (For CBSE, ICSE, IAS, NET, NRA 2022)

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Very Short Answer Questions

Question 7:

Unscramble the following words related to components of food and write them in the space provided.

  1. reinpot ________
  2. menliars ________
  3. tivanmi ________
  4. bocatradhyer ________
  5. nitesturn ________
  6. tfa ________

Answer:

  1. reinpot Protein
  2. menliars Minerals
  3. tivanmi Vitamins
  4. bocatradhyer Carbohydrate
  5. nitesturn nutrients
  6. tfa fat

Question 8:

Which of the following food items does not provide any nutrient?

Milk, Water, Orange Juice, Tomato soup

Answer: Water

Short Answer Question

Question 9:

Fill in the blanks from the list of words given below: (carbohydrate. fat, protein, starch, sugar. Vitamin A. Vitamin C. roughage. Balanced diet, obesity, goiter)

  1. Egg yolk is rich in ________ and egg albumin is rich in________.
  2. Deficiency diseases can be prevented by taking a________.
  3. Eating too much of fat rich foods may lead to a condition called________.
  4. The component of food that does not provide any nutrient to our body and yet is essential in our food is________.
  5. The vitamin that gets easily destroyed by heating during cooking is________.

Answer:

  1. Egg yolk is rich in fat and egg albumin is rich in protein.
  2. Deficiency diseases can be prevented by taking a balanced diet.
  3. Eating too much of fat rich foods may lead to a condition called obesity.
  4. The component of food that does not provide any nutrient to our body and yet is essential in our food is roughage.
  5. The vitamin that gets easily destroyed by heating during cooking is Vitamin C.

Question 10:

Read the items of food listed below. Classify them into carbohydrate rich, protein rich and fat rich foods and fill them in the given table.

Moong dal, fish, mustard oil, sweet potato, milk, rice, egg, beans, butter, butter milk (chhachh) , cottage cheese (paneer) , peas, maize, white bread.

Carbohydrate Rich, Protein Rich and Fat Rich Foods (Q)
Carbohydrate Rich

Food Item (A)

Protein Rich

Food Item (B)

Fat Rich Food

Food Item (C)

Answer:

Carbohydrate Rich, Protein Rich and Fat Rich Foods (A)
Carbohydrate Rich

Food Item (A)

Protein Rich

Food Item (B)

Fat Rich Food

Food Item (C)

Sweet potatoMoong dalMustard oil,
RiceFishMilk
MaizeMilkEgg
White bread.EggButter
Beans
Butter milk
Cottage cheese
Peas.
Food Items