Medical Quiz

Balanced Diet Quiz


_________ are a major source of energy and can come from bread, pasta, potato, and rice
A. proteins
B. carbohydrates
C. calories
D. cholesterol

What are the six types of nutrients your body needs to carry out all its essential processes?

A. Proteins, vitamins, viruses, water, minerals, carbohydrates

B. Minerals, fats, proteins, water, oxygen, vitamins

C. Carbohydrates, fats, proteins, vitamins, minerals, water

D. Carbohydrates, fats, protists, vitamins, minerals, water

What is a goiter?

A. An enlarged thyroid gland

B. A vitamin C deficiency

C. Malnutrition

How does calcium help our body?
A. Builds muscle
B. Helps eyesight
C. Develops red blood cells
D. Builds strong bones

Which nutrient helps you feel full and also helps with digestion?
A. Fats
B. Sugar
C. Protein
D. FIber

Small, linked units that are not made by living things

A. Minerals

B. Amino Acids

C. Raw Materials

D. Vitamins

What is kwashiorkor caused by?

A. Severe malnutrition

B. Overnutrition

C. Junk food

Energy-containing nutrients that include sugars and starch

A. Carbohydrates

B. Minerals

C. Bread

D. Calorie

A disease resulting from a lack of vitamin C (ascorbic acid)

A. Obesity

B. Diarrhea

C. Scurvy

One of the first signs of a vitamin A deficiency is:
A. dry skin
B. poor vision at night
C. vomiting
D. yellow/orange colored skin

It is a serious condition that happens when a person’s diet does not contain the right amount of nutrients the body needs in order to function well.

A. Malnutrition

B. Nutrition

C. Balance meal

D. Proper nutrition

identify three reasons why your body needs food

A. to understand nutrition

B. to develope

C. To store fat

D. to grow, repair tissues and have energy

Your body needs ________ for growth and repair
A. carbohydrates
B. protein
C. calories
D. glucose

A sugar that is a major source of energy for the bod’s cells

A. Glucose

B. Mineral

C. Sugar

D. Cellulose

Calcium, Sodium, and Fluoride are examples of ________?
A. Minerals
B. Vitamins
C. Fruits
D. Fiber

If a person has a deficiency in Iron, they may have…
A. scurvy
B. Rickets
C. Osteoporosis
D. Anemia

Nutrients that provide raw materials for growth and tissue repair

A. Fats

B. Minerals

C. Proteins

D. Photosynthesis

What nutrient keeps our bodies hydrated?
A. Vitamins and Minerals
B. Protein
C. Water
D. Carbohydrates


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