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Chhattisgarh Board Class 8 Science Chapter 15 Solution

Last updated on February 9th, 2024 at 04:34 pm

CG Board Class 8 Science How much Food what type of food Textbook Exercises This page comprises Fill in the Blanks, Questions and Answers, as well as Additional Questions and Answers for the chapter.


Q: What will happen if a person does not get a balanced diet ?
A: If a person does not get a balanced diet, he may have many health problems. These may include weakness, diseases, poor growth and development. Malnutrition is a common consequence of not having a balanced diet.


Q: Which food items have vitamin A, B & C in them? And what are the diseases caused due to their deficiency?
A: Foods containing vitamins A, B, and C:
Vitamin A: Present in milk, egg yolk, liver, green vegetables, tomatoes, and carrots. Deficiency can lead to night blindness.
Vitamin B: A group of vitamins found in grains, mutton, milk, curd, butter, and eggs. Deficiency can cause anemia, deformed vertebral column, and beriberi.
Vitamin C: Found in gooseberries, oranges, lemons, and other fruits. Deficiency can lead to scurvy.


Q: Correct the wrong statements and write it in your own words?

a) Fibres are harmful for humans because it hinders the digestive process.
b) Costly food items are more nutritious than others.
c) Children, pregnant women and lactating mothers does not need balanced diet much.
d) Potatoes have much proteins in them.
e) Each food item has only one nutrient in them
f) A balanced diet must have only one nutrient in them.
g) Our body needs vitamins and minerals in large quantities and carbohydrates proteins and fat only in small quantities.

A: Correct Sentences :-
a) Fiber improves the digestion process for humans, which is beneficial for them.
b) The nutritional value of foods is not related to their cost. The total amount of nutrients varies in different foods.
c) Pregnant women, lactating mothers and children require a largely balanced diet.
d) Potatoes are not rich in protein; They are the main source of carbohydrates.
E) Every food item contains many nutrients.
f) Various nutrients are included in a balanced diet in appropriate amounts.
g) Our body requires more carbohydrates, proteins and fats, while vitamins and minerals are less required.


Q: Green vegetables, onions and chillies are preserved by drying. Make a list of other food items which are preserved by drying.
A: Other food items preserved by drying can include fruits like raisins, apricots, and figs, as well as herbs and spices.


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