Food and Nutrition

1

Which one of the following vitamins has a role in blood clotting?

  1. Vitamin A
  2. Vitamin B
  3. Vitamin D
  4. Vitamin K
2

Glucose is a source of energy. Which one of the following types of molecule is Glucose?

  1. Carbohydrate
  2. Protein
  3. Fat
  4. Nucleic acid
3

Which one of the following pairs of vitamin and diseases is/are correctly matched?

  1. Vitamin A : Rickets
  2. Vitamin B1 : Beriberi
  3. Vitamin C : Scurvy

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

  1. 2 only
  2. 2 and 3 only
  3. 1 and 3 only
  4. 1, 2 and 3
4

Balanced diet should have approximately

  1. 3/5 protein, 1/5 fat and 1/5 carbohydrate
  2. 1/5 protein, 1/5 fat and 3/5 carbohydrate
  3. 1/2 protein, 1/4 fat and 1/4 carbohydrate
  4. 1/5 protein, 3/5 fat and 1/5 carbohydrate
5

Which one among the following is the richest source of vitamin C?

  1. Apple
  2. Banana
  3. Amla
  4. Papaya
6

Cud is the name given to the food of ruminants which is

  1. swallowed and undigested.
  2. swallowed and partially digested.
  3. properly chewed and partially digested.
  4. properly chewed and completely digested.
7

The false feet of Amoeba are used for

  1. movement only.
  2. capture of food only.
  3. capture of food and movement.
  4. exchange of gases only.
8

Pitcher plant traps insects because it

  1. is a heterotroph.
  2. grows in soils which lack in nitrogen.
  3. does not have chlorophyll.
  4. has a digestive system like human beings.
9

In the absence of which of the following will photosynthesis not occur in leaves?

  1. Guard cells
  2. Chlorophyll
  3. Vacuole
  4. Space between cells
10

Organisms which prepare food for themselves using simple naturally available raw materials are referred to as

  1. heterotrophs
  2. autotrophs
  3. parasites
  4. saprophytes
11

Read the food items given below:

  1. Wheat
  2. Ghee
  3. Iodised salt
  4. Spinach (palak)

Which of the above food items are “energy giving foods”?

  1. (i) and (iv)
  2. (ii) and (iv)
  3. (i) and (ii)
  4. (iii) and (iv)
12

Which of the following nutrients is not present in milk?

  1. Protein
  2. Vitamin C
  3. Calcium
  4. Vitamin D
13

Which of the following sources of protein is different from others?

  1. Peas
  2. Gram
  3. Soyabeans
  4. Cottage cheese (paneer)
14

Which one of the following food item does not provide dietary fibre?

  1. Whole grains
  2. Whole pulses
  3. Fruits and vegetables
  4. Milk
15

The part of a banana plant not used as food is

  1. flower
  2. fruit
  3. stem
  4. root
16

Below are names of some animals:

  1. Cow
  2. Sheep
  3. Horse
  4. Ox

Which of the above are sources of milk for human beings?

  1. (i) and (iii)
  2. (i) and (ii)
  3. (ii) and (iii)
  4. (iii) and (iv)
17

Honeybee makes honey from

  1. pollen
  2. petals
  3. nectar
  4. bud
18

Given below are names of some animals:

  1. Goat
  2. Human beings
  3. Cockroach
  4. Eagle

Which of the above animals form a pair of omnivores?

  1. (i) and (ii)
  2. (ii) and (iii)
  3. (iii) and (iv)
  4. (ii) and (iv)