NCERT Class VI Science Solutions: Chapter 2 – Components of Food Part 5

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Question 20:

Observe the items given in Fig, carefully and answer the questions that follow.

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Food Items

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  1. Food item rich in carbohydrates is___________.

  2. Egg is a rich source of protein, the mineral ___________ and vitamin___________.

  3. ___________ is a rich source of fat.

  4. Milk provides ___________ vitamin D and ___________ (mineral).

  5. ___________ (fruit) is a rich source of vitamin A.

  6. Spinach is a good source of the mineral___________.

  7. Both eggs and ___________ are rich in___________.

Answer:

  1. Food item rich in carbohydrates is Chapatti.

  2. Egg is a rich source of protein, the mineral Calcium and vitamin D.

  3. Butter is a rich source of fat.

  4. Milk provides Protein vitamin D and Calcium (mineral).

  5. Papaya (fruit) is a rich source of vitamin A.

  6. Spinach is a good source of the mineral Iron.

  7. Both eggs and Peas are rich in Proteins.

Question 21:

SNAKES AND LADDERS

Make a board-game just like ‘snakes and ladder’ with 10-10 grid boxes.

The mouth of the snake will represent the faulty food habit or faulty method of cooking. Its tail will represent the deficiency disease caused or loss of any nutrient in food.

Similarly, the box at the base of a ladder will represent healthy food habit or healthy method of cooking. Its tipper end will represent the beneficial effect of that habit. An example is given as Fig, Complete the board and play with your friends.

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Snakes and Ladder

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Answer:

A snakes and ladders board-game prepared by children.