Food-where does it come from Worksheet-4

Food-where does it come from Worksheet-4


Fill in the blanks:

  1. The process in which seeds are soaked in water overnight. After that, the water is drained and seeds are left aside till they germinate is known as _______.
  2. The products made from milk are known as _______ products.        
  3. Animals that eat only dead animals are known as _______.     


Multiple-Choice Question:

  1. In our ecosystem there are two different groups (a) producers and (b) consumers. Green plants constitute the producers and animals constitute the consumers. Why is it so that the green plants are called the producers?

(A) Because they prepare their own food using sunlight, carbon dioxide, water and chlorophyll

(B) Because they are major source of food in the Ecosystem

(C) Both of these


  1. Milk is a chief source of:

(A) Proteins         (B) Vitamins        (C) Minerals


  1. _______ is the name given to the stem of Ginger whose juice is a good remedy for cough and cold.

(A) Rhizome        (B) Bulb                (C) Tuber


  1. Mark the odd one out.

(A) Pepper           (B) Black salt       (C) Cumin seeds


  1. Which of the following microorganism/s is/are present in the curd which turns the milk into curd?

(A) Fungi              (B) Virus               (C) Bacteria


  1. Animals that eat only animals are known as:

(A) Scavengers    (B) Carnivores     (C) Omnivores


  1. This animal has wide, blunt teeth and has the ability to bring back previously swallowed food for second chewing (rumination) that help in absorbing all kind of nutrients from the food. What kind of feeding habit does this animal has?

(A) Herbivore      (B) Omnivore      (C) Carnivore


  1. Raccoon is a/an:

(A) Herbivore      (B) Carnivore       (C) Omnivore


Multiple Choice Questions: With More than one option:

  1. Mark the plants whose leaves are consumed as food.

(A) Cabbage-2 Cabbage

(B)  Coriander

(C)  Diakon

(D) images (1) Basil

(E)  Spinach


  1. Cheese is prepared by curdling the milk of:

(A) Cow                (B) Donkey          (C) Goat

(D) Sheep            (E) Buffalo


  1. Mark the carnivorous animals.

(A) Lion                (B) Tiger               (C) Shark

(D) Deer               (E) Elephant


  1. Mark the pulses.

(A) Chickpea        (B) Kidney beans (C) Maize

(D) Rice                (E) Moong beans



  1. We get essential nutrients by eating different varieties of food.
  2. Vegetables are the chief source of carbohydrates and fats.
  3. Some people also eat eggs of goose and duck.
  4. The giraffe’s long neck helps it to eat food that is beyond the reach of most herbivores.
  5. Vegetables are the excellent source of vitamins and minerals.
  6. Animals that eat both plants and animals are known as carnivores.


Answer key:

  1. Sprouting
  2. Dairy
  3. scavenger/ scavengers
  4. (A)
  5. (A)
  6. (A)
  7. (B)
  8. (C)
  9. (B)
  10. (A)
  11. (C)
  12. (A,B,D,E)
  13. (A,C,D,E)
  14. (A,B,C)
  15. (A,B,E)
  16. True
  17. False
  18. True
  19. True
  20. True
  21. False