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Question 1

Question 1

 Name the major nutrients in our food.

Answer

The major nutrients in our food are Carbohydrates, proteins, Fats, Vitamins and minerals.

Question 2

 Name the following:

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

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

(c) A vitamin required for maintaining good eyesight.

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

Answer

  1. Carbohydrates and fats
  2. Proteins and minerals
  3. Vitamin A
  4. Calcium

 

 

Question 3

Name two foods each rich in:
(a) Fats

(b) Starch

(c) Dietary fibre

(d) Protein

Answer

Fats

Mustard oil and Meat

 

Starch

Rice and Mango

Dietary fibre
 

Pulses and Potato

Protein

Gram and Milk

 

Question 4

 Tick (?) the statements that are correct.


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

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

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

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

Answer

  1. (?)
  2. (?)
  3. (?)
  4. (?)

 

Question 5

 Fill in the blanks:
 

(a) _________ is caused by the deficiency of vitamin D.
 

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

(c) Deficiency of vitamin C causes a disease known as _________.
 

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

Answer

  1. Rickets
  2. Vitamin B1
  3. Scurvy
  4. Vitamin A

 


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