Ch – 2 Components Of Food (Objectives)

Q: Name the following:

a) The nutrients which mainly gives energy to our body. carbohydrates

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

c) A vitamin required for maintaining good eyesight. Vitamin A

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

Q: Name two foods each rich in:

a) Fats – oil, butter

b) Starch – Potato, Honey

c) Dietary fibre – Fresh fruits, Vegetables

d) Protein – Pulses, Meat

Q: Tick the statements that are correct:

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

Ans: False

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

Ans: True

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

Ans: True

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

Ans: False

Q: Fill in the blanks:

a) __________ is caused by the deficiency of Vitamin D.

Ans: Rickets

b) Deficiency of ____________ causes a disease known as Beri-Beri.

Ans: Vitamin B

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

Published by Priya Prakash

In the midst of winter, i found there was within me an invincible summer ~ Albert Camus

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