Saturday, 20 April 2013

CBSE Class 6 - Science - Ch2: Components of Food (MCQs)

Components of Food 


Q1: Which of the following is a protective food?
(a) milk
(b) oils & fats
(c) fruits
(d) cereals

Q2: Goitre: swelling of thyroid glands occurs due to the deficiency of _________.

(a) iron
(b) pottasium
(c) phosphorus
(d) iodine

Q3(NCERT): Which of the following nutrients is not present in milk?

(a) Protein
(b) Vitamin C
(c) Calcium
(d) Vitamin D

Q4: Which of the following is considered as 'body building foods'?
(a) Proteins
(b) Vitamins
(c) Fats
(d) Carbohydrates

Q5: Our body prepares which type of Vitamin in the presence of sunlight?

(a) Vitamin A
(b) Vitamin B
(c) Vitamin D
(d) Vitamin K

Q6: ___________ is essential for forming haemoglobin in the blood.
(a) calcium
(b) iron
(c) phosphorous
(d) magnesium

Q7: Our hair and nails contain

(a) Protein
(b) Calcium
(c) Chlorine
(d) Phosphorus

Q8(NCERT): 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?
(a) (i) and (ii)
(b) (ii) and (iii)
(c) (ii) and (iv)
(d) (i) and (iii)

Q9: Rickets is caused by the deficiency of
(a) vitamin A
(b) vitamin B1
(c) vitamin C
(d) vitamin D

Q10: Scurvy (Bleeding gums) is caused due to the deficiency of

(a) vitamin A
(b) vitamin B1
(c) vitamin C
(d) vitamin D

1: (c) fruits 
2: (d) iodine
3: (b) Vitamin C
4: (a) Proteins
5: (c) Vitamin D
6: (b) iron
7: (a) Protein
8: (c) (ii) and (iv)
9: (d) vitamin D
10: (c) vitamin C 


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