NCERT Solutions for Class 6 Science Chapter 2 Components of Food

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Question 1
Question 1
 Name the major nutrients in our food.


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.
  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
Mustard oil and Meat
Rice and Mango
Dietary fibre
Pulses and Potato
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. ( )
  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.
  1. Rickets
  2. Vitamin B1
  3. Scurvy
  4. Vitamin A

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