MCQ Questions for Class 6 Science: Ch 2 Components of Food

MCQ Questions for Class 6 Science: Ch 2 Components of Food

1. Which vitamin is destroyed during heating?
(a) Vitamin A
(b) Vitamin K
(c) Vitamin C
(d) Vitamin D
► (c) Vitamin C

2. Night blindness of is caused by the deficiency of
(a) Vitamin C
(b) Vitamin K
(c) Vitamin A
(d) Vitamin D
► (c) Vitamin A

3. Jaggery is a good source of
(a) Fats
(b) Proteins
(c) Vitamins
(d) Carbohydrates
► (d) Carbohydrates

4. Essential components of food are called
(a) Proteins
(b) Nutrients
(c) Vitamins
(d) Fats
► (b) Nutrients

5. _________ provide more than double the energy provided by carbohydrates or proteins in human body.
(a) Vitamins
(b) Fats
(c) Minerals 
(d) Starch
► (b) Fats

6. The highest concentration of minerals are found in
(a) Bones and Teeth
(b) Skin
(c) Arms and Legs
(d) None of these
► (a) Bones and Teeth

7. Our body prepares which type of Vitamin in the presence of sunlight?
(a) Vitamin A
(b) Vitamin B
(c) Vitamin D
(d) Vitamin K
► (c) Vitamin D

8. Neha placed two drops of a liquid on cooked rice which turned the rice blue- black. What could be the liquid?
(a) Vegetable oil
(b) Iodine solution
(c) Benedict's solution
(d) Nitrate solution
► (b) Iodine solution

9. Which of the following is a fat free and rich source of Vitamin A?
(a) Carrot
(b) Potato
(c) Honey
(d) Eggs
► (a) Carrot

10. The mineral which controls the functioning of thyroid is
(a) Phosphorous
(b) Calcium
(c) Magnesium
(d) Iodine
► (d) Iodine

11. Iodine solution is used to test
(a) Starch
(b) Vitamin D
(c) Protein
(d) Fats
► (a) Starch

12. How is roughage important to humans?
(a) Prevents constipation
(b) Builds and repairs tissues
(c) Maintains the health to the body
(d) Produces hemoglobin in red blood cells
► (a) Prevents constipation

13. Proper food keeps us in
(a) Poor vision
(b) Good health
(c) Fat body
(d) Proper height
► (b) Good health

14. The disease caused by the deficiency of iron is
(a) Anaemia
(b) Dysentry
(c) Chicken pox
(d) Malaria
► (a) Anaemia

15. The disease caused by the deficiency of iodine is
(a) Aanaemia
(b) Goitre
(c) Chicken pox
(d) Swine flu
► (b) Goitre

16. The component of food that has no nutritive value is
(a) Carbohydrates
(b) Proteins
(c) Vitamins
(d) Roughage
► (d) Roughage

17. ________ helps to maintain a constant body temperature in our body.
(a) Water
(b) Roughage
(c) Vitamins
(d) Energy giving food
► (a) Water

18. Which one of the following Vitamins deficiency leads to bleeding of gums, slow healing of wounds and aching limbs?
(a) Vitamin A
(b) Vitamin B
(c) Vitamin C
(d) Vitamin D
► (c) Vitamin C

19. The mineral we get from fish is
(a) Iodine
(b) Magnesium
(c) Iron
(d) All of these
► (d) All of these

20. Butter and Ghee are the major source of
(a) Minerals
(b) Roughage
(c) Proteins
(d) Fats
► (d) Fats

21. The component of food which help our body to fight against infections is
(a) Proteins
(b) Fats
(c) Carbohydrates
(d) Starch
► (a) Proteins

22. What fraction of your body is water?
(a) 1/4
(b) 2/3
(c) 1/2
(d) 1/3
► (b) 2/3

23. Which of the following nutrients is not present in milk?
(a) Protein
(b) Vitamin C
(c) Calcium
(d) Vitamin D
► (b) Vitamin C

24. Which mineral is required for the formation of haemoglobin?
(a) Magnesium
(b) Iodine
(c) Calcium
(d) Iron
► (d) Iron

25. Which of the following statements is/are correct with regard to our diet?
(a) Eat a diet rich in carbohydrates and proteins.
(b) Drink plenty of water
(c) Eat green vegetables every day.
(d) All of these
► (d) All of these
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