Diet Quiz


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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.
A. TRUE
B. FALSE


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.
A. TRUE
B. FALSE


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.
A. TRUE
B. FALSE


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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