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NCERT Class 5 EVS From Tasting to Digesting Worksheets

Class 5 EVS chapter 3 From Tasting to Digesting Worksheets contains various questions covering digestive system, digestion and balanced diet.

From Tasting to Digesting, the chapter helps students explore the world of food, different tastes and smells and the process of digestion.

Further, the chapter goes through a story to explain that different food takes different time to digest inside our stomach.

Download our free printable Class 5 EVS chapter 3 From Tasting to Digesting worksheets covering various question to practice.

Also, do not forget to download our free printable NCERT Solutions for Class 5 EVS Chapter 3 PDF.

Tasting to Digesting Worksheets PDF

Tasting to Digesting Worksheets PDF

Chapter 3: From Tasting to Digesting keynotes

  • Our tongue help us to detect different types of tastes
  • The sense of taste and smell are related to each other
  • We get a bitter, spicy, sweet, sour, and salty taste through taste buds
  • Taste buds are sensory organs on our tongue that allow us to detect taste
  • Digestion of food starts right into the mouth with the help of saliva
  • Our body need balanced diet for proper growth and development

From Tasting to Digesting worksheets questions with answers

1. What is the main function of the tongue? What are the four types of tastes?
Ans. The tongue is vital for chewing and swallowing food, as well as for speech. The four common tastes are sweet, sour, bitter, and salty. A fifth taste, called umami, results from tasting glutamate.

2. What is the function of saliva in the mouth?
Ans. The digestive functions of saliva include moistening food, and helping to create a food bolus, so it can be swallowed easily. Saliva contains the enzyme amylase that breaks some starches down into maltose and dextrin. Thus, digestion of food occurs within the mouth, even before food reaches the stomach.

3. We cannot taste food properly when we have a cold, give reason?
Ans. We know that the sense of smell helps in getting the complete taste of food. In case of a common cold, our nose is blocked, which blocks the sense of smell. That is why we are unable to taste food properly in case of a cold.

4. Fill in the blanks
a. To digest the food properly, we should eat slowly and chew the food well.
b. We should get enough and healthy food to grow and develop properly.
c. Our stomach churns the food for digestion in our body.

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