Medical Quiz

Nutrition Quiz


The ______ carries food from leaves to other parts of the plant

A. xylem

B. phloem

C. ovary

D. pistil

What unit is used to measure the amount of energy in food?

A. Calories

B. Carbs

C. Amino Acids

D. Grams

Chlorophyll is a rich source of ——mineral

A. Iron

B. Magnesium

C. Calcium

D. Sulphur

Which structures open and close stomata to allow gas exchange but prevent water loss in leaves?

A. Epidermis

B. Vascular tissue

C. Guard cells

D. Spongy mesophyll

What do we call the very large molecules that allow for energy to be stored in animals?

A. Lipids

B. Carbs

C. Proteins

D. Minerals

How does photosynthesis benefit heterotrophs?

A. It adds carbon dioxide to the air.

B. It creates a source of energy they can eat.

C. It creates clean water.

D. It eliminates harmful sugars.

To prepare a good temporary mount of Petunia leaf peel showing many stomata, the student has to get the peel from the

A. Lower surface of the leaf

B. Tip of the leaf

C. Point of attachment of leaf to its petiole

D. Upper surface of the leaf

If carbon dioxide is completely removed from a plant’s environment, what would you expect to happen to the plant’s production of high-energy sugars (rate of photosynthesis)?

A. Sugar production will likely increase.

B. Sugars will not be produced.

C. The rate of sugar production will decrease .

D. Fewer sugars will be produced at first, but then the plant will recover.

thin stalk that connects the blade of the leaf to the plant’s stem

A. blade

B. cuticle

C. petiole

D. epidermis

The biggest sources of lipids would be

A. Fruits & Vegetables

B. Red Meat, Seafood, Nuts, Eggs, Beans

C. Bread, Cereals, Pastas, Rice, Grains

D. Butter, Oils, Fried Food, Bacon

How many g/kg protein must we try to consume when trying to maintain muscle mass in an energy deficit

A. 0.8g/kg

B. 1g/kg

C. 1.4/kg

D. 2-3g/kg

People who continually consume way to many calories will become

A. a happier person

B. skinny

C. obese

D. a great athlete

Most of the chloroplast cells are found in the

A. upper epidermis

B. pallisade mesophyll layer

C. lower epidermis

D. stomata

True or False. All cholesterol is bad for you.



You consume 2 servings of ice cream, how many calories are you consuming?

*150 calories per serving
A. 150

B. 300

C. 450

D. 600

What is Dysphagia

A. Difficulty smelling food

B. Difficulty swallowing food

C. Difficulty drinking medication

D. Difficulty breathing

Which level of blood sugar would be considered Hypoglycemia?

A. 2.1 mmol/L

B. 4-7 mmol/L

C. 7.5 mmol/L

D. 5 mmol/L

Where is fat oxidised in the body?

A. Lungs

B. Heart

C. Mitochondria

D. Cytoplasm

If you friend eats junk food what you will you tell

A. eat

B. don’t eat

Which performers  can benefit from a protein-rich diet?
A. Tennis players, golfers
B. Swimmers, footballers
C. 3000m runner, long distance runner
D. Weight lifters, Sprinters,

Which of these will not affect photosynthesis?

A. Light

B. Temperature

C. Glucose Availability

D. Carbon Dioxide

What can happen if you don’t eat enough?

A. obesity

B. starvation

C. Diarrhoea

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.

Our body break down carbohydrates into our energy

Different proteins serve different functions based on

A. The number and sequence of amino acids that make them up

B. Their relative densities compared to water

C. The prevalence of vitamins & minerals in the system

D. The number of calories that are included


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