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YEAR 8 ASSESTMENT PAPER

IMPORTANCE OF FOOD

CLASSES OF FOOD

By DEEPA DARSHIN PREMNATH ™

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cheese) Vitamins and minerals The fish Our bodies are mainly made of water (about 75%) Sugars (glucose) About 37 degrees C (body temperature) The molecules of starch are too big to fit through. Why do we need to drink lots of water? When starch is broken down by enzymes in the body.NAME: DATE: TIME: No. OBJECTIVES By DEEPA DARSHIN PREMNATH ™ Page 2 . a piece of fish. Why is it still important in a balanced diet? What types of food contain the mineral calcium? Which of the nutrient groups is needed to prevent diseases like scurvy? Which of the following foods would contain the most protein? Breakfast cereal. It keeps the digestive system healthy. an apple. a protein or a fat? What is a balanced diet? Fibre can't be digested by humans. Dairy foods (milk. what is it broken down into? At what temperature do enzymes work best? Why can't starch be absorbed from the small intestine into the blood? What food group does Benedict's reagent test for? Answer An enzyme Protein Fruit and vegetables A carbohydrate A diet which contains the correct amounts of different nutrients. a Mars bar. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 Question What do we call a chemical that breaks down large molecules of food into smaller molecules of food? Which nutrient do we need to eat for growth and repairing damaged tissues? What types of food contain most vitamins and minerals? Is starch a carbohydrate.

Mouth. How does the stomach help to break down food? A. Food nutrients are absorbed into the bloodstream from which part of the digestive system? A. The stomach. It processes food nutrients. Stomach. What is the digestive tract? A. B. The manufacture of digestive juices and the production of the hormone insulin. No. B. The small intestine. Another name for the anus. C.Where does digestion begin? A. It compacts swallowed food into small. periscope-shaped organs that contribute to digestion by secreting enzymes into the stomach. C. C. C.NAME: DATE: TIME: 1. It churns the food and mixes it with gastric juices. easily managed balls. 3. including the liver and pancreas. An organ that secretes digestive enzymes into the small intestine. It grinds food into tiny particles. B. A finger-like protrusion attached to the small intestine that has no known function. C. The collection of small. What are the two main functions of the pancreas? A. Oesophagus. C. 7. The temporary storage area for faeces. A type of indigestion characterised by frequent burping. It combines the food with water so that it can pass more easily into the small intestine. B.The 10m long muscular tube that starts at the mouth and ends at the anus. 8. The filtering of waste products and the manufacture of immune system cells. B. It removes excess water and returns it to the bloodstream. C. B. The collective name for the internal organs of digestion. Question Answer By DEEPA DARSHIN PREMNATH ™ Page 3 . How does the liver contribute to digestion? A. What is peristalsis? A. B. The liver. 2. What is the rectum? A. The storage of bile and the production of the hormone oestrogen. B. Muscular actions of the digestive tract that help to massage food along its length. 5. 4. 6. C.

Take carbon dioxide from the air we breath in into the blood and remove oxygen from the blood The tiny air sacs in the lungs are called: Compared to the air we breath in (inhale). in the air we breath out there is: Which of these gases is present in the same amount in inhaled (breathed in) and exhaled (breathed out) air? A condition where the air passages leading to the lungs contract and become narrower is: 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 By DEEPA DARSHIN PREMNATH ™ Page 4 . Releasing energy from food C.NAME: DATE: TIME: 1 Which of the following is the best description of respiration?: A. Making sugards using sunlight D. Breathing B. Are they? What is the waste gas produced by respiration? Which part of the blood carreis oxygen around the body? Which organ in the body pumps blood? A blood vessel that carries blood away from the heart is called a: A blood vessel that carries blood to the heart is called a A blood vessel that gives oxygen to the cells around it is called a The purpose of the lungs is to: A. Take oxygen from the air we breath in into the blood and remove carbon dioxide from the blood B. Having babies Two things are needed for respiration to take place.

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