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NCERT Pdf Solutions for Class 6 Science Chapter 2 Components of Food

These NCERT Solutions delve into the various aspects of food covered in Chapter 2. They shed light on the primary nutrients present in our diet, encompassing carbohydrates, proteins, fats, vitamins, and minerals. Furthermore, they explore the role of dietary fibers and water in our food. This chapter also introduces the vital topic of vitamins, examines diseases stemming from vitamin deficiencies, and delves into other essential nutrients.

NCERT Solutions for Science Components of Food

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Components of Food

Frequently Asked Questions 

 

Q1 What are the important topics covered in Chapter 2 of NCERT Solutions for Class 6 Science?

 

The important topics covered in Chapter 2 of NCERT Solutions for Class 6 Science are listed below:

What Do Different Food Items Contain?

Test for Starch

Test for Protein

Test for Fats

What Do Various Nutrients Do for Our Body?

Balanced Diet

Deficiency Diseases

 

Q2 How many questions are there in Chapter 2 of NCERT Solutions for Class 6 Science?

 

There are about 5 questions with many sub-questions in Chapter 2 of NCERT Solutions for Class 6 Science. To get a clear idea about how to answer the textbook questions, students can refer to the NCERT Solutions PDF from Orchids The International School. The solutions are designed by the subject-matter experts in an accurate and systematic manner to help students perform well in the annual exam. Students who find it difficult to answer the textbook questions can refer to these solutions to understand the concepts easily. Each and every minute detail is explained in simple language to help students understand the concepts in a better way.

 

Q3 How to prepare Chapter 2 of NCERT Solutions for Class 6 Science for the exam?

 

The NCERT Solutions at Orchids The International School is designed with a special focus on the important concepts and topics to help students get an overall idea about the chapter. Students are provided with a concise form of solutions which helps them during revision. Most of the chapters in Class 6 Science are difficult to understand. So the students can refer to these NCERT Solutions framed in a lucid manner to memorise the concepts efficiently. The PDF of solutions are available in a downloadable format, which can be easily accessed by the students anywhere and at any time. The language used is simple in order to enhance their analytical and logical thinking abilities which are important from an exam point of view.



Question 1 :

Name the major nutrients in our food.

 

Answer :

The major nutrients in our food are Carbohydrates, Proteins, Lipids, Vitamins, Minerals and dietary fibres.


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 :

a) Carbohydrates

b) Proteins and minerals

c) Vitamin A

d) Calcium


Question 3 :

 Name two foods, each rich in:

(a) Fats

(b) Starch

(c) Dietary fibre

(d) Protein

 

Answer :

a) Cream, butter

b) Rice, wheat

c) Whole grains, raw vegetables

d) Milk, soya bean

 


Question 4 :

Fill in the blanks.

(a) ______________ is caused by the deficiency of Vitamin D.

(b) Deficiency of ______________ causes a disease known as beriberi.

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

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

 

Answer :

(a) Rickets is caused by the deficiency of Vitamin D.

(b) Deficiency of Vitamin B1 causes a disease known as beriberi.

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

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

 


Question 5 :

Tick (√) the statements that are correct.

 

(a) By eating rice alone, we can fulfil the nutritional requirements of 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 :

(a) By eating rice alone, we can fulfil the nutritional requirements of 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. ( )

 


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