Class 6 Science Chapter 2 Components of Food

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Also, you can read the SCERT book online in these sections Solutions by Expert Teachers as per SCERT (CBSE) Book guidelines. These solutions are part of SCERT All Subject Solutions. Here we have given Assam Class 6 Science Solutions for All Subject, You can practice these here.

Components of Food

Chapter: 2


1. Name the major nutrients in our food? 

Ans: The major nutrients in our food are carbohydrates, proteina, fats, vitamins and minerals.

2. Name the following:

(a) The nutrients which mainly give energy to our body.

Ans: Carbohydrates.

(b) The nutrients that are needed for the growth and maintenance of our body.

Ans: Proteins and minerals.

(c) A vitamin required for maintaining good eyesight.

Ans: Vitamin A.

(d) Ammeraal that is required for keeping our bones healthy.

Ans: Calcium.

3. Name two foods each rich in 

(a) Fats 

Ans: Ghee, butter.

(b) Starch

Ans: Rice, wheat.

(c) Dietary fiber

Ans: Cabbage, Carrot.

(d) Protein

Ans: Milk, egg.

4. Tick (✓) the statements that are correct.

(a) By eating rice alone, we can fulfill the nutritional requirement of our body.

Ans: (×)

(b) Deficiency disease can be prevented by eating a balanced diet.

Ans: (✓)

(c ) Balanced diet for the body should contain a variety of food items.

Ans: (✓) 

(d) Meat alone is sufficient to provide all nutrients to the body.

Ans: (×)

5. Fill in the blanks.

(a ) ……………is caused by deficiency of Vitamin D.

Ans: Rickets.

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

Ans: Vitamin B1.

(c ) Deficiency of Vitamin C causes a disease known as ……………….

Ans: Scurvy.

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

Ans: Vitamin A .

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