Food-where does it come from Worksheet-3

Food-where does it come from Worksheet-3


Fill in the blanks:

  1. _______ is the other name of maize.     
  2. In cold regions, people mostly drink ________ milk.        
  3. Squirrels use their teeth to _______ food such as nuts.   
  4. Wheat, rice etc are known as ________.        


Multiple-Choice Question:

  1. Identify the great French chemist who developed the process of “pasteurization”.

(A) Charles Darwin                

(B) Louis Pasteur

(C) Watson and Crick


  1. The stem of potato plant is eaten as vegetable. There is a specific name given to the stem of potato plants. What is it?

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


  1. Which of the following country produces almost half of the world’s harvest of maize?

(A) United States         (B) Australia       (C) Japan


  1. Which of the following dairy product is prepared by churning fresh cream?

(A) Ghee                        (B) Butter             (C) Cheese


  1. Animals that eat only plants and plant products are known as:

(A) Herbivores             (B) Carnivores     (C) Omnivores


  1. The mouth-part of butterflies and humming are shaped like ____ that helps them in sucking nectar from flowers.

(A) Pipe                         (B) Roll                 (C) Straw


  1. What kind of teeth do lions and tigers have that helps them to tear flesh?

(A) Curved and pointed front teeth

(B) Wide and blunt front teeth

(C) Sharp and pointed front teeth (canines)


Multiple Choice Questions: With More than one option:

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

(A) Broccoli                (B) Ginger                     (C) Potato

(D) Garlic                    (E) Pumpkin


  1. Chicken eggs are rich sources of:

(A) Proteins                (B) Carbohydrates        (C) Fats

(D) Minerals               (E) Vitamins


  1. Mark the herbivorous animals.

(A) Cow                         (B) Rabbits                    (C) Dog

(D) Sheep                      (E) Human being


  1. Mark the omnivorous animals.

(A) Human being         (B) Bear                         (C) Jackals

(D) Giraffe                     (E) Crow



  1. We should eat same variety of food in order to stay healthy.
  2. Different parts of a plant serve as the source of food.
  3. Honey is a sweet liquid produced by bees from the nectar of flowers.
  4. Animals depend on plants and other animals for their food.
  5. Deer are herbivores.
  6. All the animals have same feeding habits.


Answer key:

  1. Corn
  2. Yak’s/ Yaks/ Yak
  3. Gnaw
  4. cereal/ cereals
  5. (B)
  6. (A)
  7. (A)
  8. (B)
  9. (A)
  10. (C)
  11. (C)
  12. (A,E)
  13. (A,E)
  14. (A,B,D)
  15. (A,B,E)
  16. False
  17. True
  18. True
  19. True
  20. True
  21. False