Reaching the Age of Adolescence
Choose the correct option.
(a) Adolescents should be careful about what they eat, because
(i) proper diet develops their brains.
(ii) proper diet is needed for the rapid growth taking place in their body.
(iii) adolescents feel hungry all the time.
(iv) taste buds are well developed in teenagers.
(b) Reproductive age in women starts when their
(i) menstruation starts.
(ii) breasts start developing.
(iii) body weight increases.
(iv) height increases.
(c) The right meal for adolescents consists of
(i) chips, noodles, coke.
(ii) chapati, dal, vegetables.
(iii) rice, noodles and burger.
(iv) vegetable cutlets, chips and lemon drink.
Solution: (a) - (ii) Proper diet is needed for the growth and development taking place in the body. Because it contains balanced proteins, carbohydrates and adequate minerals and vitamins which requires for the rapid growth.
(b) - (i) Reproductive age in women starts when the menstruation starts. Menstruation is the process of ovulation and menstruation in women and other female primates.
(c) - (ii) Chapati, dal, vegetables. These food is called the proper balanced diet which contains balanced proteins, carbohydrates and required minerals.