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NCERT Exemplar Class 6 Component of Food solution

Last updated on August 30th, 2023 at 10:40 pm

NCERT Exemplar Class 6 Component of Food

Class 6 Science Components of Food – NCERT Exemplar – This Page consists of solutions of exemplar workbook/practice workbook of class 6 science.


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

Ans. Milk

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

Ans. Cottage cheese (paneer)

Which of the following nutrients is not present in milk?

Ans. Vitamin C

Read the food items given below: (i) Wheat (ii) Ghee 2 (iii) Iodized salt (iv) Spinach (palak) Which of the above food items are “energy giving foods”?

Ans. wheat and ghee are energy giving

Read the following statements about diseases.

(i) They are caused by germs. (ii) They are caused due to lack of nutrients in our diet. (iii) They can be passed on to another person through contact. (iv) They can be prevented by taking a balanced diet.

Which pair of statements best describe a deficiency disease?

Ans. (ii) and (iv)

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

  • Take a small quantity of the food item in a test tube, add 10 drops of water to it and shake it.
  • Make a paste or powder of food to be tested.
  • Add 10 drops of caustic soda solution to the test tube and shake well.
  • Add 2 drops of copper sulphate solution to it.

Which of the following is the correct sequence of the steps?

Ans. ii, i, iv, iii


Unscramble the following words related to components of food and write them in the space provided.

(a) reinpot __________ Protein

(b) menliars __________ Minerals

(c) tivanmi __________ Vitamins

(d) bocatradhyer __________ Carbohydrates

(e) nitesturn __________ Nutrients

(f) tfa________Fat


Which of the following food items does not provide any nutrient?

Milk water orange juice tomato soup

Ans. Water doesn’t contain any nutrient.


Fill in the blanks from the list of words given below:

(carbohydrate, fat, protein, starch, sugar, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, roughage, balanced diet, obesity, goiter )

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