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Nutrition Quiz


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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.

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


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
A. TRUE
B. FALSE


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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