Ncert Science Class 6 Solutions Chapter 1

Ncert Science Class 6 Solutions Chapter 1 Components of Food

Welcome to NCTB Solutions. Here with this post we are going to help 6th class students for the Solutions of NCERT Class 6 Science Book Chapter 1, Components of Food. Here students can easily find step by step solutions of all the problems for Components of Food. Also our Expert Science Teacher’s solved all the problems with easily understandable language with proper guidance so that all the students can understand easily. Here in this post students will get chapter 1 solutions. Here all the solutions are based on NCERT latest syllabus.

Components of Food, Exercise Question Solutions :

(1) Name the major nutrients in our food.

Answer :  

The components needed for our body which is made up of some ingredients are known as nutrients. Such as carbohydrates, proteins, fats, vitamins and minerals.

(2) Name the following : 

(a) The nutrients which mainly give energy to our body.

Answer :  

Carbohydrates and fats both give the energy and fats give some more energy as per carbohydrates ghee wheat rice potato sugarcane are some sources of carbohydrates.

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

Answer :  

Minerals are needed for proper growth of body and to maintain good health. Milk banana ginger eggs are some sources of minerals.

(c) A vitamin required for maintaining good eyesight.

Answer :  

Vitamin A keeps our skin and eyes healthy and carrot papaya mango are some sources of vitamin A.

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

Answer :  

Vitamin D helps our body to use calcium for bones and teeth and fish eggs and liver are some sources of vitamin D and sun light is also a source.

(3) Name two foods each rich in:

(a) Fats

(b) Starch

(c) Dietary fibre

(d) Protein

Answer :  

(a) Meat fish and groundnut are rich in fats.

(b) Potato and rice are rich in starch.

(c) Pulses, potatoes are rich in dietary fibre.

(d) Meat and soya bean are rich in proteins.

(4) Tick (Ö) the statements that are correct.

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

Answer :  

No because body needs all the nutrients that does not comes in rice alone.

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

Answer :  

Yes, a balanced diet is very important for life cycle.

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

Answer :  

Yes, a variety of food contains variety of nutrients

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

Answer :  

No, meat has nutrients but not all.

(5) Fill in the blanks.

(a) ___ is caused by 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

Answer :  

(a) Rickets, is caused by deficiency of Vitamin D. Also Bones become soft and bent.

(b) Deficiency of Vitamin B, causes a disease known as beri-beri. Weak muscles and very little energy to work.

(c) Deficiency of Vitamin C causes a disease known as Scurvy. Bleeding gums, wounds take longer time to heal.

(d) Night blindness is caused due to deficiency of Vitamin A, in our food. Also loss of vision in darkness.


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Updated: June 29, 2023 — 6:13 am

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