Grow Your Own Food

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What is the primary purpose of cultivating food according to the text?

To meet the food demands of the modern world

Which of the following is NOT mentioned as a source of food energy in the text?


What are grains primarily known for in terms of nutrients according to the text?

Containing fiber and carbohydrates

Why is it important to select appropriate plants for cultivation according to the text?

Depending on climate, soil, and rainfall

Which of the following is NOT mentioned as one of the primary food crops?


What is highlighted as one of the important aspects of growing food plants?

Selecting plants based on climate, soil, and rainfall

What was Shah Jahan's original name?

Prince Khurram

Which languages did Shah Jahan study?

Turki and Hindi

What qualities made Shah Jahan a capable ruler?

He was an efficient rider

During which years did Shah Jahan rule the Mughal Empire?


What is considered the most famous building built during Shah Jahan's reign?

Taj Mahal in Agra

In which area did Shah Jahan excel as a warrior?

Sword fighting

What period of Indian history is considered by some historians as a golden age under Shah Jahan's rule?

Mughal Period

Study Notes

Food and Nutrition

  • Food is any nutritional substance that people or animals eat or drink to maintain life and growth
  • Fresh fruits and vegetables are important parts of our food
  • Growing food plants is a crucial activity to meet the food demands of the modern world
  • Selecting the right plants to grow depends on climate, soil, and rainfall
  • There are various types of food crops, including vegetables, fruits, and grains
  • Grains are primary foodstuffs that contain fiber and carbohydrates and can be stored for a long time
  • Examples of important crops include corn, wheat, oats, rice, barley, beans, gourds, tomatoes, and orchard fruits

Shah Jahan

  • Shah Jahan was born as Prince Khurram on January 5, 1592, in Lahore, Pakistan
  • He was the son of Mughal Emperor Jahangir and Jodha Bai (Jagat Gosain)
  • He studied Persian, Turki, Hindi literature, history, politics, theology, geography, and physical education
  • He was a skilled rider, swordsman, and archer, as well as a capable general
  • He ruled the Mughal Empire from 1627 to 1658 and won many wars and battles
  • Shah Jahan's regime was considered a golden age of the Mughal Period in Indian history
  • He was gentle, benevolent, and cultured, and a lover of arts and literature
  • He provided patronage to artists and men of letters, and architecture flourished during his reign
  • He built many beautiful buildings, including the Taj Mahal

Learn about the importance of growing fresh fruits and vegetables as part of our food, and the selection of appropriate plants for cultivation to meet the demands of the modern world.

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