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Frank Modern Certificate Solution for Class 9 Biology Chapter 15 - Nutrition in Man

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Frank Textbook Solutions Chapter 15 - Nutrition in Man

Frank Textbook Solutions are considered extremely helpful for solving difficult questions in the ICSE Class 9 Biology exam. TopperLearning Textbook Solutions are compiled by our subject experts. Herein, you can find all the answers to the questions of   Chapter 15 - Nutrition in Man for the Frank textbook.

Frank Textbook Solutions for class 9 are in accordance with the latest ICSE syllabus, and they are amended from time to time to be most relevant. Our free Frank Textbook Solutions for ICSE Class 9 Biology will give you deeper insight on the chapters and will help you to score more marks in the final examination. ICSE Class 9 students can refer to our solutions while doing their homework and while preparing for the exam.

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Frank Modern Certificate Solution for Class 9 Biology Chapter 15 - Nutrition in Man Page/Excercise 138

Solution 1

Carbohydrates provide energy and warmth to our body.

Solution 2

Sources of Vitamin C are Lemon and carrot and sources of Vitamin A are Green vegetables and egg yolk.

Solution 3

Vitamin C

Solution 4

Pigs and crows

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Solution 9

(a) Carnivores are flesh-eating animals that eat other animals. Example - Snakes, Lion, tiger, vulture
(b) Omnivores are animals that feed on both animals and plants. Example - crows, certain bears.
(c) Scavenger is any animal that feeds on refuse and other decaying organic matter. Example - vultures, dung beetle.

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Solution 11

Food is a mixture of nutritive substances which when taken and incorporated into the body tissues provide materials for energy, repair, growth, reproduction, regulation of life processes and resistance to diseases.

Solution 12

Proteins are used in the synthesis of new protoplasm to be utilized in growth and tissue repair. Hence they are called body building foods.

Solution 13

(a) Night-blindness
(b) Protein
(c) Vitamin D
(d) Insectivore

Solution 14

(a) False
(b) True
(c) True
(d) False
(e) True

Frank Modern Certificate Solution for Class 9 Biology Chapter 15 - Nutrition in Man Page/Excercise 139

Solution 15

Water is necessary for our body because:
(i) Water acts as solvent for many organic and inorganic compounds
(ii) Water facilitates the movement of food materials, waste products and other chemical substances in the cytoplasm and circulatory process.
(iii) It plays an important role in regulating body temperature and osmotic pressure of the body fluids.
(iv) Water serves as good medium for various metabolic reactions.

Solution 16

The undigested fibrous material present in the food is called roughage. Raw vegetables, and bran are examples of roughage.

Solution 17

(a) energy
(b) glycogen
(c) fatty acid, glycerol
(d) sucrose, maltose

Solution 18

(a) The condition where people become weak and sick due to insufficient and unbalanced diet is referred to as malnutrition.
(b) Saprozoic nutrition refers to nutrition in which animals feed on dead or decaying matter.
(c) Vitamins are organic compounds regularly required in minute quantities in the diet for normal metabolism, health and growth.

Solution 19

(a) Milk
(b) Sugarcane
(c) Plants
(d) Yellow and green vegetables

Solution 20

(a) Kwashiorkor develops in children whose diet is deficient in proteins even if sufficient carbohydrates and fats are consumed. This disease is common among infants and children up to 3 years old. The symptoms of Kwashiorkor include reduced body weight, slurred growth, protruding belly and thin legs.
(b) Marasmus is a form of prolonged protein energy malnutrition. It affects infants under one year of age. The symptoms of Marasmus include irreversible muscle degeneration, dry, wrinkled skin, prominent ribs and thin legs.

Solution 21

(a) Deficiency of iron leads to anaemia.
(b) Deficiency of iodine leads to goitre.

Solution 22

(i) (a) 500 gm
(ii) (d) food
(iii) (b) rice
(iv) (b) Carrot
(v) (a) A, D and E
(vi) (d) K
(vii) (c) Protein
(viii) (a) C

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