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Question A:

Solve the following crossword puzzle:
Figure

Across
1. It is an example of edible bud
3. Plant-eating animals
4. The rearing of honeybee is known as
5. It is an example of cereal

Down
1. It is used to cure malaria
2. The other name of tulsi

Answer:

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Question B.1:

Tick (✓) the correct choice amongst the following:
1. Which one of the following is a medicinal plant?
(a) banana
(b) basil
(c) apple
(d) apricot

Answer:

(b) basil
Basil (Tulsi) is a medicinal plant.



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Question 1:

Sometimes when you eat yam (zamikand), you feel a burning sensation in the throat. Why?

Answer:

Yam is a kind of tuber that has crystals of oxalic acid in shape of a sharp pin. When we eat yam, these crystals pierce our throat and cause burning sensation.

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Question 2:

List a few ingredients used in making fish curry.

Answer:

The ingredients that are needed to make fish curry are fish, water, oil, onion, tomato and spices like salt, pepper powder, turmeric powder and red chilli powder.

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Question 3:

Explain how cow's milk actually comes from plants.

Answer:

Cow is a herbivore which feeds only on plants. It obtains all its food from plants and uses it for various purposes including milk production. Thus, cow's milk indirectly comes from plants.

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Question B.2:

Tick (✓) the correct choice amongst the following:
Which one of the following is not a milk product?
(a) paneer
(b) honey
(c) butter
(d) curd

Answer:

(b) Honey
Honey is prepared by bees from the nectar of flowers. It is not a milk product.

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Question B.3:

Tick (✓) the correct choice amongst the following:
Pisciculture deals with
(a) ducks
(b) fish
(c) honeybees
(d) silkworm

Answer:

(b) fish
Pisciculture is also known as fish farming.

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Question B.4:

Tick (✓) the correct choice amongst the following:
Milk, curd, eggs and ghee are obtained from
(a) plants
(b) animals
(c) both of these
(d) none of these

Answer:

(b) animals
Animals provide milk from which curd and ghee are obtained. Eggs are also obtained from animals such as hen.

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Question B.5:

Tick (✓) the correct choice amongst the following:
Ant, crow, bear and humans are
(a) plants
(b) animals
(c) both of these
(d) none of these

Answer:

(b) animals
Ant, crow, bear and humans are animals. They obtain food directly or indirectly from plants.

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Question C:

Fill in the blanks:
1. Cereals are the main source of ........................ .
2. ........................ seeds are used to make sprouts.
3. ........................ and ........................ are carnivores.
4. ........................ and ........................ are underground stems.
5. we get sugar form ........................ and ........................ .

Answer:

1. Cereals are the main source of carbohydrates .
2. Pulse seeds are used to make sprouts.
3. Lion and tiger are carnivores.
4. Potato and onion are underground stems.
5. We get sugar from sugarcane and sugar beet.

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Question D:

Match the items in Column A with the items in Column B:

Column A Column B
1. Cereals (a) Moong
2. Meat (b) Milk
3. Eggs (c) Wheat
4. Paneer (d) Hen
5. Pulses (e) Goat
  (f) Groundnut

Answer:

1. Cereals (c) Wheat
2. Meat (e) Goat
3. Eggs (d) Hen
4. Paneer (b) Milk
5. Pulses (a) Moong

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Question E:

Write True (T) or False (F) against the following statements in the given brackets:
1. Food is required by both plants and animals. ( )
2. Rearing of honeybees is known as apiculture. ( )
3. Sprouts are less nutritive than raw grains. ( )
4. Cauliflower and broccoli are flower eaten by us as food. ( )
5. Mint is a medicinal plant. ( )

Answer:

1. True

2. True

3. False. 
    Sprouts are more nutritive than raw grains.

4. True

5. True



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Question A.1:

What are the two main sources of food?

Answer:

Two main sources of food are plants and animals.

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Question A.2:

Name four plants and their parts that we eat.

Answer:

We eat roots of radish, leaves of lettuce, flowers of cauliflower and fruits of apple.

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Question A.3:

Name two ingredients which are used to make chapatis.

Answer:

Water and wheat flour are used to make chapatis.

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Question A.4:

Name two leafy vegetables eaten by you.

Answer:

Lettuce and spinach are two leafy vegetables eaten by us.

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Question A.5:

Name two products that can be prepared from milk.

Answer:

Curd and cheese can be prepared from milk.

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Question A.6:

Name any two root vegetables.

Answer:

Carrot and radish are root vegetables.

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Question A.7:

Name two animals which eat only flesh.

Answer:

Tiger and lion eat only flesh.

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Question A.8:

What is the usual name of those animals who eat both plants and animals?

Answer:

Animals that eat both plants and animals are called omnivorous animals.

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Question B.1:

Why is it important to eat food?

Answer:

It is important to eat food because of the following reasons:

  • It provides energy for all the life processes.
  • It is needed for the growth and development of the body.
  • It helps in replacement of worn out tissues, thus aids in overcoming wear and tear.
  • It provides residence against many diseases, thus helps in keeping body healthy.

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Question B.2:

How are animals classified on the basis of their feeding habits? Explain with example.

Answer:

Animals are classified into three groups based on their feeding habits. These groups are:

  • Herbivores: Animals such as cow, goat, etc., that eat only plants are called herbivores.
  • Carnivores: Animals such as  lion, tiger etc., that eat only flesh of other animals.
  • Omnivores: Animals that eat both plants and flesh of other animals, like man.

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Question B.3:

Why are plants important to us?

Answer:

Plants are important to us, as they are the only producers on the Earth. They prepare their own food, some of which is stored in them. This stored food is eaten by other animals. All organisms depend on plants for their food either directly or indirectly.

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Question B.4:

Write the difference between herbivores and carnivores.

Answer:

Herbivores Carnivores
Animals that obtain food from plants. Animals that eat flesh of other animals.
Examples: Cow, goat, etc. Examples: Lion, tiger, etc.

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Question B.5:

What is apiculture?

Answer:

Rearing of bees on a large scale for obtaining honey and other products from them is called apiculture.

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Question B.6:

How are seeds sprouted?

Answer:

Seeds are soaked in water and excess water is drained. They are left undisturbed, in open, till they germinate or sprout. This occurs because they are provided with an appropriate moisture which is required for their germination.

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Question C.1:

How are cereals different from pulses?

Answer:

Cereals Pulses
They are rich source of carbohydrates. They are rich source of proteins.
Examples: Wheat, rice, etc. Examples: Pea, kidney bean, etc.

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Question C.2:

In a grocery shop, the shopkeeper has lots of vegetables like carrots, peas, potatoes, turnip, spinach, etc. Which part of the above-mentioned vegetables do we eat?

Answer:

Given vegetables with their corresponding parts that we eat are as follows:
Carrots and turnip: Root
Potato: Tuber
Spinach: Leaves
Peas: Seeds

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Question C.3:

Why do the food habits of people differ?

Answer:

Food habits of people depend upon the availability of food, personal likes and dislikes and most importantly, production of the kind of food in a particular area. Hence, some people are forced to adapt to a particular food that is available in their area, while some eat as per their preferences which leads to a difference in the feeding habits of people.

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Question C.4:

What are ingredients? Write the major ingredients of 'mutter pulao'?

Answer:

Ingredients are raw materials that are needed to make food.
Major ingredients of 'mutter pulao' are mutter (pea), rice, water, oil and salt.

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Question C.5:

Write a short note on food problem in India.

Answer:

The population of India is very large and majority of this population is poor and unemployed. Poor people cannot provide enough food to their families which lead them to deficiency diseases. This food problem can be reduced by growing more food, avoiding wastage of food, eradicating poverty and controlling population growth.



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