Components of Food Worksheet-2

Components of food Worksheet-2


Fill in the blanks:

  1. __________is/are needed for the growth and repair of our body.     
  2. Eating too much of fat rich foods can lead to a condition called _______.
  3. ________ is/are needed in small amounts for insulation from cold, cushioning, and nerves.        
  4. The substances required by our body for proper growth and functioning are known as _______.


Multiple Choice Questions:

  1. Groundnut will give positive test for:

(A) Starch            (B) Protein           (C) Fat                  (D) All of these


  1. Peppers, tomatoes, broccoli, spinach, are rich source of:

(A) Vitamin K     (B) Vitamin C      (C) Vitamin D      (D) Vitamin A


  1. Carbohydrates, fats, proteins contained in food comprise:

(A) Macronutrients     

(B) Micronutrients      

(C) Balanced diet


  1. Fat soluble vitamins are:

(A) Vitamins A ,D ,E ,K                   (B) Vitamins A, B ,D

(B) Vitamins A ,C ,E                         (D) Vitamins A and B


  1. Which of the following is used to test the presence of fats in the foodstuffs?

(A) Iodine solution

(B) Benedict’s solution

(C) Filter paper


  1. Nita took 1ml of rice water in a test tube and added 5 ml water to it. She then heated the solution and cooled it. After cooling, she added 2-3 drops of iodine solution to it, which gave change in colour as shown in the figure. This observation indicates the presence of ____ in the rice water.


(A) Starch            (B) Fats                (C) Proteins


  1. The science of foods that deals with the dynamic process of consumption and digestion of food and absorption and utilization of nutrients  by our body  is known as:

(A) Nutrition       (B) Nutrients       (C) Any of these


  1. ______ is a source of simple carbohydrates.

(A) Wheat            (B) Honey            (C) Rice


Multiple Choice Questions:  (with more than one option)

  1. Fats are further classified as:

(A) Simple           (B) Complex        (C) Saturated

(D) Unsaturated  (E) Single-chain


True of false:

  1. A good way to snack healthy is to pack snacks from home.
  2. Rice has less carbohydrate than other nutrients.
  3. Subcutaneous fats serve as insulators thus protecting from cold weather and pressure.
  4. Scurvy is caused due to the deficiency of vitamin B-1.
  5. Sodium and calcium are required for maintenance of normal water balance in the body.
  6. Different components of food fulfill basic needs of our body.
  7. Unsaturated fats are normally liquid at room temperature.
  8. Vitamins are required for the proper and normal functioning of the body.


Answer key:

  1. Proteins/ Protein
  2. Obesity
  3. Fats/ fat
  4. nutrient/ nutrients
  5. (C)
  6. (C)
  7. (A)
  8. (A)
  9. (C)
  10. (A)
  11. (A)
  12. (B)
  13. (C,D)
  14. True
  15. False
  16. True
  17. False
  18. False
  19. True
  20. True
  21. True