Ncert exemplar Solutions Class 6 Science Components of Food

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Ncert exemplar Solutions Class 6 Science Components of Food

Welcome to NCTB Solutions. Here with this post we are going to help 6th class students for the Solutions of NCERT Exemplar Class 6 Science Book, Components of Food. Here students can easily find step by step solutions of all the problems for Components of Food, Also here our Science teacher’s are solved all the questions with easily understandable language with proper guidance so that all the students can understand easily.

Components of Food all Questions Solution :

Multiple Choice Questions 

Question no – (1) 

Which one of the following food item does not provide dietary fibre?

Answer :  

The correct option is – (d)

Milk does not provide dietary fibre.

Question no – (2)

Which of the following sources of protein is different from others?

Answer : 

The correct option is – (d)

Cottage cheese (paneer) is a sources of protein different from others.

Question no – (3)

Which of the following nutrients is not present in milk?

Answer : 

The correct option is – (b)

Vitamin C is not present in milk.

Question no – (4)

Which of the above food items are “energy giving foods”?

Answer : 

The correct option is – (c) (i) and (ii)

Wheat and Ghee are “energy giving foods”

Question no – (5) 

Which pair of statements best describe a deficiency disease?

Answer : 

The correct option is – (c) (ii) and (iv)

(ii) They are caused due to lack of nutrients in our diet.

(iv) They can be prevented by taking a balanced diet.

Question no – (6)

Given below are the steps to test the presence of proteins in a food item

Answer : 

The correct option is – (b) ii, i, iv, iii

Very Short Answer Questions : 

Question no – (7) 

Answer : 

(a) reinpot

= protein

(b) menliars

= minerals

(c) tivanmi

= vitamins

(d) bocatradhyer

= carbohydrate

(e) nitesturn

= nutrients

(f) tfa

= fat

Question no – (8) 

Answer : 

Water does not provide any nutrient.

Short Answer Questions 

Question no – (9) 

Answer : 

(a) Egg yolk is rich in “Fat” and egg albumin is rich in “Protein”.

(b) Deficiency diseases can be prevented by taking a “Balanced diet”.

(c) Eating too much of fat rich foods may lead to a condition called “Obesity”.

(d) The component of food that does not provide any nutrient to our body and yet is essential in our food is ‘Roughage or water’.

(e) The vitamin that gets easily destroyed by heating during cooking is ‘Vitamin C’.

Question no – (10) 

Answer : 

(A) Carbohydrates rich food item  sweet potato, rice, white bread, corn.

(B) Protein rich food item  egg, fish, moongdal , beans, protein.

(C) Fat rich food item  cottage cheese, butter, mustard oil.

Question no – (11) 

Answer : 

Junk food like potato chips, cold drink, burgers are a lot tasty to eat but have no nutritional value as they contain large amounts of fats whereas non tasty food like lady fingers, eggplant, bitter gourd are good for our body as they are rich in vitamins and minerals.

Question no – (12) 

Answer : 

Paheli’s teacher’ s saree turned blue black because saree are generally made from materials which contains starch whereas Paheli’s sock’s didn’t change as her socks had no starch in it.

Question no – (13) 

Answer : 

To save the nutritional value of the potatoes in the dish we must wash it before it is cut rather than cutting and then washing it. This prevents the nutrients from flowing away.

Question no – (14) 

Answer : 

Paheli should eat green leafy vegetables, fruits and foods which are rich in roughage and try to avoid as much as noodles, biscuits and other junk foods which are low in roughage. This will cure her problem as roughage are helpful in removing waste from body.

Question no – (15) 

Answer : 

(a) All those components of food that provides nutrients are fats, carbohydrates, protein, vitamin and mineral.

(b) The components of food that do not provide nutrients are water and roughage.

Question no – (16) 

Answer : 

The statement means that even though vitamins and minerals are required in less amount they play an essential part in our body as they protect ourselves from diseases as well as keeps our teeth, bones, nails, eyes and hair strong and helps in the growth of our body.

Question no – (17) 

Answer : 

Water does not provide nutrients, yet it is an important component of food because water helps our body to absorb nutrients from food better and it also helps to get rid of body waste like urine and sweat.

Long Answer Questions

Question no – (18) 

Answer : 

(a) Which deficiency disease is he suffering from?

= He is suffering from Night blindness.

(b) Which food component may be lacking in his diet?

= He is lacking Vitamin C in his diet.

(c) Suggest some food items that he should include in his diet.

= He should add carrot, papaya, mango and milk in his diet.

Question no – (19) 

Answer :

(a) Food item rich in carbohydrates is Chapati.

(b) Egg is a rich source of protein, the mineral Iron and vitamin Vitamin D

(c) Butter is a rich source of fat.

(d) Milk provides protein, vitamin D and calcium (mineral)

(e) Papaya (fruit) is a rich source of vitamin A.

(f) Spinach is a good source of the mineral Iron

(g) Both eggs and Milk are rich in Calcium/Protein.

Next Chapters Solution : 

👉 Food : Where Does It Come From?

👉 Fibre to Fabric

👉 Sorting Materials and Groups

👉 Separation of Substances

👉 Changes Around Us

👉 Getting to Know Plants

👉 Body Movement

👉 The Living Organisms and their Surroundings

👉 Motion and Measurement of Distances

👉 Light

👉 Electricity and Circuits

👉 Fun with Magnets

👉 Water

👉 Air Around Us

👉 Garbage in, Garbage out

Updated: June 27, 2023 — 3:54 pm

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