Class 5 Science Digestion of Food Question Answer

Last updated on June 28th, 2023 at 09:17 pm

Class 5 Digestion of Food

Fill in the blanks:

  1. Digestion begins in …………….
  2. The digested food is absorbed by………………
  3. We get instant energy from……………
  4. The undigested food passes through……………
  5. ………….is the largest organ in human body.
  6. Liver makes a digestive juice called…………….


  1. Mouth
  2. Blood
  3. Glucose
  4. Anus
  5. Liver
  6. Bile

Answer the following questions:

Question: Define Digestion.

Ans – The process by which food is broken down into smaller parts that can be used by the body.


Question: Define the digestive system.

Ans – This system is made up of all of the body’s components that are involved in the process of digestion. This system includes the mouth, food pipe, stomach, small intestine, large intestine, rectum, and anus.


Question: Define a balanced diet.

Ans – A diet that provides the right amount of nutrients in all food sources. Carbohydrates, fats, proteins, minerals, and vitamins make up these nutrients.


Question: Why do we suffer from acidity?

Ans. Acidity is caused by eating heavy and oily foods that our stomachs cannot digest properly and by being hungry for a long time.


Question: What do you mean by `digestive juices`?

Ans. Digestive juices are liquids released by the stomach that aid in digestion.


Question: What are taste buds?

Ans. Taste buds are tiny bumps on the surface of the tongue.


Question: What is maltose?

Ans – Saliva contains digestive enzymes that break down complex carbohydrates, like starch, into maltose, a simple sugar.


Question: What is obesity?

Ans – Obesity is the condition of becoming very fat. Obesity affects health negatively and contributes to many diseases.

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