What is a balanced diet?
A. Eating all the nutrients in the same amount
B. Eating the different nutrients in the correct amounts
C. Eating a variety of foods in the same amounts
D. Eating whatever you like
After the stomach where does the digested food go next?
A. Into the esophagus
B. Into the large intestine
C. Into the small intestine
D. into the liver
What is the difference between the small and large intestine?
A. The small intestine is shorter
B. The large intestine is skinnier
C. The small intestine is skinnier and longer
D. The large intestine is longer
Why are fats important in the diet?
A. to help us grow
B. to keep us warm
C. to give us energy and for insulation
D. to give us energy
Which of these foods are good sources of vitamins and minerals?
A. fruit and veg
B. pasta and bread
C. milk and eggs
D. beans and pulses
What causes rickets?
A. Vitamin A Deficiency
B. Vitamin C deficiency
C. Vitamin D deficiency
Protein is needed in the diet for…
A. growth only
B. repair and energy
C. growth and repair
D. energy and growth
A short tube at the end of the large intestine that stores solid waste is the…
The opening at the end of the digestive system where solid waste comes out is the…
D. large intestine
What pushes food from the mouth to the stomach?
B. Gall bladder
What begins the process of mechanical breakdown?
A. the mouth
B. the esophagus
C. the pancreas
Which of the following is NOT a factor that determines how much energy we need.
C. Health status
D. Level of activity
What individual characteristics are most important in determining how much nutrients a person needs in a daily diet?
A. gender, age, weight, physical activity level
B. gender, hunger, age, weight
C. age, physical activity level, weight, trainer
D. age, physical activity level, gender, calories
The part of the digestive system which is highlighted represents:
B. Small intestine
What is kwashiorkor caused by?
A. Severe malnutrition
C. Junk food
Number 3 is pointing to the…
A. Small intestine
C. Large intestine
What churns food and breaks it down further using strong acids?
B. Salivary glands
Jerry wants to build up his muscles, which food group intake he should increase ?
These are fingerlike projections in the small intestine that nutrients pass through.
The chewing and grinding of food into smaller pieces is an example of…
A. Mechanical Digestion
B. Chemical Digestion
Tube that carries swallowed food to the stomach
Which one of these is true about minerals?
A. we need them in large amounts
B. we don’t need them at all
C. we only need some of them
D. we need them in small amounts
What produces the bile used to break down fats?
B. Large Intestine
Why is calcium important in the diet?
A. for healthy muscles
B. for strong teeth and bones
C. for strong hair and nails
D. for healthy eyes
What stores bile?
B. Gall Bladder
C. Small Intestine
Medical Quiz should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational and educational purposes only.