NCERT Solutions for Class 6th Science: Chapter 2 – Components of Food

National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) Book Solutions for Class 6
Subject: Science
Chapter: Chapter 2 – Components of Food

Class 6 Science Chapter 2 Components of Food NCERT Solution is given below.

Question 1:
Name the major nutrients in our food.

Answer:
The major nutrients in our food are: Carbohydrates, proteins, fats, vitamins, and minerals.

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 required for keeping our bones healthy.

Answer:
(a) Carbohydrates and fats
(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) Groundnut and Butter
(b) Rice and Mango
(c) Potatoes and pulses
(d) Fish and Gram

Question 4:
Tick (||) the statements that are correct.
(a) By eating rice alone, we can fulfil the nutritional requirement in 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) By eating rice alone, we can fulfil the nutritional requirement in our body. ( x)
(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. (x )
(d) Meat alone is sufficient to provide all nutrients to the body. ( x)

Question 5:

Fill in the blanks:
(a) _________ is caused by the 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 the deficiency of vitamin D.
(b) Deficiency of  vitamin B1 causes a disease known as beri-beri.
(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.

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