Nutrition Quiz


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Fruit juice is a healthy alternative to eating a piece of fruit

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


This nutrient helps keep your bones and teeth strong

A. vitamins

B. carbohydrates

C. Minerals

D. Fats


If a person has a deficiency in vitamin C, they may have…

A. Scurvy

B. Rickets

C. Osteoporosis

D. Anemia


Foods such as broccoli and almonds are a good source of calcium in the diet

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


Which nutrient carries nutrients to cells and waste from the body?
A. carbohydrates
B. proteins
C. fats
D. water


Which of the 6 Basic Nutrients provide us with energy (calories)?

a. Protein

Water

Carbohydrate

b. Protein

Carbohydrate

Vitamin

c. Fat

Vitamin

Protein

d. Protein

Carbohydrate

Fat


Which information CANNOT be found on a nutritional label?

A. Carbohydrates

B. Water

C. Proteins

D. Fats


Which BEST explains why some fats are recommended as a part of a healthy diet?

A. Fats provide the body with the chemicals necessary for controlling the pH of the blood.

B. Fats act as a catalyst, reacting with the sugars in fruits and vegetables.

C. Fats provide the body and it’s organs with insulation and protection.


A reaction to certain foods is called a food________

A. fact

B. allergy

C. simulation

D. aversion


You get all the water you need by drinking one soft drink each day.
A. TRUE
B. FALSE


Which of these is NOT a direct function of protein

A. Enzyme Function

B. Growth and Repair

C. Respiration

D. Hormone Production


Thinking of cellular respiration, what is the main source of energy used in the body?

A. Fats

B. Protein

C. Glucose


Which component of a healthy, balanced diet helps with constipation? 
A. Fibre
B. Fats
C. Minerals
D. Protein


Which food provides the MOST energy for the body in the shortest amount of time? Hint: Think about what cells need to make energy.

A. Potato

B. Meat

C. Milk

D. Fruit


To be healthy, you have to cut all the fat from your diet.
A. TRUE
B. FALSE


Leafy greens are some of the most nutritionally dense vegetables

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


Jerry wants to build up his muscles, which food group intake he should increase ? 
A. Carbohydrates
B. Fats
C. Proteins
D. vitamins


Which Amino Acid is seen as most superior for Muscle Protein Synthesis

A. Leucine

B. Glutamine

C. Valine

D. Iso-Valine


Which of the following food examples is NOT a complete protein source

A. Chicken

B. Lentils

C. Beef

D. Egg


If you friend eats junk food what you will you tell

A. eat

B. don’t eat


Which is NOT a type of Carbohydrate

A. Monosaccharide

B. Polymorsaccharide

C. Disaccharide

D. Polysaccharide


Using carbohydrate without the presence of oxygen would produce which of the following metabolites

A. Lactate only

B. Aceytl-CoA

C. Lactate and H+

D. CO2


Crystal needs more protein in her diet. Which food BEST provides the building blocks she needs to get more protein?

A. Beans, Poultry, and Meat

B. Vegetables, Seeds, and Fats

C. Fruits Water, and Dairy Products


Potato chips are a healthy way to eat potato

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


What is the main role of carbohydrate in the human body

A. Muscle Protein Synthesis

B. Energy production

C. Lipolysis

D. Gaining weight




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