NCERT Solutions for Class 6 Science Chapter 2

NCERT Solutions for Class 6 Science Chapter 2 Components of Food in English Medium or भोजन के घटक in हिंदी मीडियम free to use online or download. NCERT Sols of other subjects are also given in PDF form.


NCERT Solutions for Class 6 Science Chapter 2

6 Science Chapter 2: Components of Food




6 Science Chapter 2 Exercises Question Answers

NCERT Solutions for Class 6 Science Chapter 2 Components of Food in English Medium is given below. Visit to हिंदी मीडियम or move to Class 6 Science main page.

NCERT Solutions for Class 6 Science Chapter 2 Components of Food




NCERT Solutions for Class 6 Science Chapter 2 in English Medium

6 विज्ञान अध्याय 2 अभ्यास के प्रश्न उत्तर

NCERT Solutions for Class 6 Science Chapter 2 भोजन के घटक in हिंदी मीडियम is given below. Visit to English Medium or Class 6 Science main page.

NCERT Solutions for Class 6 Science Chapter 2 in Hindi Medium



6 Science chapter 2 answers

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Important Questions for Exams
  1. Given below are the steps to test the presence of proteins in a food item:
    (i) Take a small quantity of the food item in a test tube, add 10 drops of water to it and shake it.
    (ii) Make a paste or powder of food to be tested.
    (iii) Add 10 drops of caustic soda solution to the test tube and shake well.
    (iv) Add 2 drops of copper sulphate solution to it.
    Which of the following is the correct sequence of the steps?
    (a) i, ii, iv, iii         (b) ii, i, iv, iii       (c) ii, i, iii, iv      (d) iv, ii, i, iii
    Answer: (b) ii, i, iv, iii
  2. Which one of the following food item does not provide dietary fibre?
    (a) Whole grains     (b) Whole pulses    (c) Fruits and vegetables    (d) Milk
    Answer: (d) Milk
  3. Which of the following nutrients is not present in milk?
    (a) Protein         (b) Vitamin C      (d) Calcium     (d) Vitamin D
    Answer: (b) Vitamin C
  4. 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)
    Answer: (c) (ii) and (iv)



  1. Fill in the blanks from the list of words given below:
    (carbohydrate, fat, protein, starch, sugar, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, roughage, balanced diet, obesity, goitre)
    (a) Egg yolk is rich in ____________ and egg albumin is rich in __________.
    (b) Deficiency diseases can be prevented by taking a ___________.
    (c) Eating too much of fat rich foods may lead to a condition called ____________.
    (d) The component of food that does not provide any nutrient to our body and yet is essential in our food is ___________.
    Answer: (a) fat, protein; (b) balanced diet; (c) obesity; (d) roughage
  2. While using iodine in the laboratory, some drops of iodine fell on Paheli’s socks and some fell on her teacher’s saree. The drops of iodine on the saree turned blue black while their colour did not change on the socks. What can be the possible reason?
    Answer: The saree of Paheli’s teacher might have been starched, and starch turns blue black with iodine solution. Paheli’s socks did not have starch on it thereby showing no change.