GSEB Solutions Class 6 Science Chapter 2 Components of Food

   

Gujarat Board GSEB Textbook Solutions Class 6 Science Chapter 2 Components of Food Textbook Questions and Answers, Notes Pdf.

Gujarat Board Textbook Solutions Class 6 Science Chapter 2 Components of Food

Gujarat Board Class 6 Science Components of Food Textbook Questions and Answers

Question 1.
Name the major nutrients in our food.
Answer:
The major nutrients in our food are carbohydrates, proteins, fats, vitamins, and minerals.
The table below shows the nutrients present in some food items:
GSEB Solutions Class 6 Science Chapter 2 Components of Food

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 and Fats
(b) Proteins and Minerals
(c) Vitamin A
(d) Calcium

GSEB Solutions Class 6 Science Chapter 2 Components of Food

Question 3.
Name two foods each rich in:
(a) Fats
(b) Starch
(c) Dietary fiber
(d) Protein
Answer:
(a) Ghee, butter
(b) Raw potato, rice
(c) Spinach, cabbage, carrot, ladyfinger (any two)
(d) Milk, egg, fish, meat, pulses (any two).

Question 4.
Tick (/) the statements that are correct, cross (X) those which are incorrect.
(a) By eating rice alone, we can fulfill the nutritional requirements of our body.
(b) Deficiency diseases can be prevented by eating a balanced diet.
(c) A 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) X
(b) √
(c) √
(d) X

Question 5.
Fill in the blanks:
(a) …………. is caused by a 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
(b) Vitamin B1
(c) Scurvy
(d) Vitamin A

GSEB Solutions Class 6 Science Chapter 2 Components of Food

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