1st Class Science Food Pulses

Pulses

Category : 1st Class

  *    Pulses

  • Pulses are dry seeds.
  • Pulses of grams, lentil, kidney bean. Pigeon pea, etc. are staple food items.
  • Pulses contain proteins that increase the nutritional value of our food.

 

*   Let us see the pictures of pulses:

     

 

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  Which one of the following food items are eaten with pulses?

(a) Rice                                                                 (b) Biscuits

(c) Ice – cream                                                  (d) Sweets

 

Answer: (a)

Explanation

Option (A) is correct because rice is a cereal and pulse is a staple food with cereals. Therefore, rest of the options is incorrect.

 

  Read the following statements carefully and find out the correct one.

(a) Rice is a pulse                                              (b) Oat is a pulse

(c) Pigeon pea is a pulse                                  (d) Wheat is a pulse

 

Answer: (c)

Explanation

Option (C) is correct because Pigeon pea is a pulse. Therefore, rest of the options is incorrect, because they all are false statements. In fact, rice, oat and wheat are cereals.

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