Medical Quiz

Diet Quiz


The food we eat contains

A. nutrients

B. colours

C. numbers

D. water

Identify the three macronutrients

A. Carbohydrate, Protein, Fibre

B. Carbs, Fat, Protein

C. Carbohydrate, Fat, Protein

D. Vitamins and Minerals

The food you eat must be broken down into a different form before your body can use it.

Which component of a healthy, balance diet is responsible for aiding digestion? 
A. Fibre
B. Fats
C. Minerals
D. Protein

Chocolate and other sweets are okay as long as you have them sometimes and the portion is small.  
A. False 
B. True 

What is the main nutrient that this food provides?
A.     Carbohydrate
B.     Protein
C.     Fat
D.     Vitamins

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 is important for body, cell, and muscle growth and repair?
A. vitamins
B. fats
C. proteins
D. carbohydrates

What food group do eggs belong to?
A. Fats and sugar
B. Fruit and Vegetables
C. Dairy
D. Carbohydrates

To be healthy, you have to cut all the fat from your diet.

What food group does bread belong to?
A. Proteins
B. Carbohydrates
C. Fats and sugar
D. Dairy

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

A. fats

B. fibre

C. carbohydrates

D. protein

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

This food belongs to which food group?
A.     Carbohydrate
B.     Protein
C.     Fat
D.     Fibre

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 food contains carbohydrates?
A. Fish
B. Pasta
C. Egg
D. Carrot

What does the body use carbohydrates for?

A. Carbohydrates enable the tranport of essential nutrients in the body.

B. Carbohydrates improve digestion.

C. Carbohydrates are used by the body for growth.

D. Carbohydrates provide the body with a source of energy.

How many food groups are there ?
A. 5
B. 6
C. 8
D. 7


A. Carbohydrates, Fats, Meats, Fibre, Water, Protein, and Dairy

B. Fruits, Milk, Fibre, Water, Sugar, Pork, and Vitamins

C. Carbohydrates, Fats, Minerals, Water, Fibre, Proteins, and Vitamins

D. Carbohydrates, Fats, Fibres, Cheese, Meat, Protein, and Vegetables

Which component of a balanced diet is mainly responsible for resisting infection & disease? 
A. Fibre
B. Water
C. Minerals
D. Vitamins

Chicken, fish and meat contain which nutrient?
A. Protein
B. Carbohydrate
C. Fats
D. Minerals

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

A small amount of fat in your diet is good for your body.

Mineral that helps to avoid anaemia
A. Cholesterol
B. Zinc
C. Iron
D. Calcuim

Practicing good nutrition means that you can eat one type of food every day as long as the food is healthy.


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