Food-where does it come from Worksheet-1

Food-where does it come from Worksheet-1


Fill in the blanks:

  1. The green plants are also known as _______.
  2. The product/s which we get from animals is/are known as _______.
  3. _______ is the process in which lemon juice or vinegar is added to the milk followed by draining off the liquid portion leaving the solid part which later forms cottage cheese (paneer).     
  4. The organisms that feed on dead or decaying matter are known as _______.     


Multiple-Choice Question:

  1. The ___ of this plant are consumed as food and is rich in vitamin A.

(A) Stems                      (B) Leaves            (C) Roots


  1. Milk contains ___ which is necessary for the proper growth of bones and proper functioning of nerves.

(A) Iron                          (B) Phosphorus   (C) Calcium


  1. Animal products are rich source of:

(A) Vitamins        (B) Proteins         (C) Carbohydrates


  1. What is the other name of Paneer?

(A) Cottage butter                           (B) Cottage cream

(C) Cottage cheese


  1. Which of the following animal is the world’s largest herbivore?

(A) The African elephant

(B) The African giraffe

(C) The American elephant


  1. Cassava contains high amount of starch and is major source of carbohydrate. The ____ of this plant are consumed as food.

(A) Stems                      (B) Roots              (C) Leaves


  1. It is not an insect. They inject poison (venom) into the prey’s body to paralyze them and makes the prey’s flesh a liquid and finally this animal sucks us that liquid. Identify the animal.

(A) Cockroach     (B) Lizard             (C) Spider


Multiple Choice Questions: With More than one option:

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

(A) Turnip                      (B) Beetroot        (C) Lettuce

(D) Carrot                      (E) Spinach


  1. Mark the fruits.

(A) Tomato          (B) Brinjal            (C) Peas

(D) Cauliflower    (E) Pumpkin


  1. Depending on the feeding habits, animals can be classified as:

(A) Herbivores     (B) Mammals      (C) Reptiles

(D) Carnivores     (E) Omnivores


  1. Mark the scavengers.

(A) Jackals                     (B) Chameleon    (C) Frog

(D) Crows                      (E) Vultures


  1. Match the column



  1. Human beings need food to stay alive.
  2. Pepper, cumin, cardamom are the leaves of the plants that are consumed as spices.
  3. Fishes, crabs and prawns are consumed as seafood.
  4. Giraffes are omnivores.
  5. Eggs are dairy products.
  6. Animals that eat only plants and plant products are known as omnivores.
  7. Owls do not have teeth. They either swallow their prey or tear it into chunks before swallowing.


Answer key:

  1. producer/ producers
  2. Animal product/ Animal products
  3. Curdling
  4. decomposer/ decomposers
  5. (C)
  6. (C)
  7. (B)
  8. (C)
  9. (A)
  10. (B)
  11. (C)
  12. (A,B,D)
  13. (A,B,C,E)
  14. (A,D,E)
  15. (A,D,E)
  16. 1-f, 2-e, 3-a, 4-c, 5-b, 6-d
  17. True
  18. False
  19. True
  20. False
  21. False
  22. False
  23. True