Diet Quiz


Define the term ‘balanced diet’.
A. A diet containing some nutrients in the correct proportions.
B. A diet containing most nutrients in the correct proportions.
C. A diet containing none nutrients in the correct proportions.
D. A diet containing all nutrients in the correct proportions.

Which of the following nutrients provides energy to the body?
A. carbohydrates
B. vitamins
C. water
D. minerals

_________ increases the risk of diet related diseases.
A. High Blood Pressure
B. Coronary Heart Disease
C. Diabetes
D. Obesity

Taller and bigger people need ______________ energy than shorter and smaller people.
A. same
B. more
C. equal
D. less

The number of calories in food is a measure of how much energy that food provides.

Which vitamin is vital for bone strength & can be found in dairy products (e.g milk & cheese)?
A. A
B. B
C. C
D. D

____________ are examples of high energy high nutrient food
A. Fruits & vegetables
B. Chocolate & Ice cream
C. Milk & Cheese
D. Pancake & Maple syrup

Which of the following is an element essential for good health. e.g. Calcium, Iron, Potassium

A. Protein

B. Fat

C. Minerals

D. Carbohydrates

Which one of the following states why an endurance athlete would use carbohydrate loading?

A. To build strength

B. To repair damaged body tissue after injury

C. To increase energy stores

D. To lose weight

Which of the following is an example of a simple carbohydrate?
A. Pasta
B. Banana
C. Bread
D. Potato

The Nutrition Facts label shows you how much of each food you should eat.

What is balanced diet?

A. Eating the right amount of food to stay healthy

B. Eating the right amount of food to remain strong

C. Planning meal to prevent sickness

When you don’t drink enough water you can become:
A. silly
B. hyper
C. intoxicated 
D. dehydrated

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

Why is the calcium important in our diet?

A. To improve our sleeping habit

B. To help our bones grow stronger

C. To repair and grow muscles

D. For healthy skin

What does protein do for our body?

A. Helps us grow taller

B. Makes our bones stronger

C. Repairs muscles and helps them to grow

D. Helps us to see better

You get the energy you need for your daily activities from the food you eat.

Identify the three macronutrients

A. Carbohydrate, Protein, Fibre

B. Carbs, Fat, Protein

C. Carbohydrate, Fat, Protein

D. Vitamins and Minerals

Carrots are good for us because they are

A. high in carbohydrates

B. high in vitamins

C. high in fats

D. high in proteins

Which of the following is not a function of minerals? 
A. Strengthens bones
B. Prevents dehydration
C. Blood cell production
D. Prevents fatigue 

Most people should take Vitamin D supplements because they don’t get enough…

A. Sun

B. Sea

C. Sand

D. Protien

It helps us to digest our food. It’s in vegetables and fruit.

A. fats

B. fibre

C. carbohydrates

D. protein

Eating too much sugary food causes,

A. Tooth decay

B. High on energy

C. Health probems like diabetes, heart problems and cancer.

D. All of the above

The food we eat contains

A. nutrients

B. colours

C. numbers

D. water

Foods that are high in Saturated Fat will

A. lead to a risk of heart disease

B. keep you healthy

C. build strong bones and muscles

D. help the immune system


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