Medical Quiz

Balanced Diet Quiz


What is kwashiorkor caused by?

A. Severe malnutrition

B. Overnutrition

C. Junk food

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

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

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

Small, linked units that are not made by living things

A. Minerals

B. Amino Acids

C. Raw Materials

D. Vitamins

What is a goiter?

A. An enlarged thyroid gland

B. A vitamin C deficiency

C. Malnutrition

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

A. Obesity

B. Diarrhea

C. Scurvy

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

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

_________ 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

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

Energy-containing nutrients that include sugars and starch

A. Carbohydrates

B. Minerals

C. Bread

D. Calorie

Nutrients that provide raw materials for growth and tissue repair

A. Fats

B. Minerals

C. Proteins

D. Photosynthesis

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

A. Glucose

B. Mineral

C. Sugar

D. Cellulose

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

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

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


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