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Nutrition and Calorific Value Quiz


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Which of the following is an example of a healthy snack?
A. chips
B. pop tart
C. banana
D. doughnut


Your nutrition affects your overall health.
A. TRUE
B. FALSE


Below are the factors that influence the calorific requirement for an individual except?

A. Physical activities

B. State of health

C. Climate

D. Appearance


If a person has a deficiency in Calcium and causes soft bones, they may have…
A. scurvy
B. Rickets
C. Osteoporosis
D. Anemia


If a person has a deficiency in vitamin C, they may have…
A. scurvy
B. Rickets
C. Osteoporosis
D. Anemia


Which nutrient supplies the most energy per gram? 
A. carbohydrates
B. fats
C. protein
D. water


Which of the following are the end products of digestion?

A. Glucose

B. Polypeptide

C. Maltose


Which of the following nutrients provides energy to the body?
A. carbohydrates
B. vitamins
C. water
D. minerals


True or False. When reading a nutrition label it is important to know the serving size?

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


Benedict’s test is used to test the presence of __________

A. Starch

B. Glucose

C. Fat

D. Protein


The amount of energy released when nutrients are broken down is measured in units called
A. grams
B. calories
C. ounces
D. pounds


Diagram above show the human digestive system. Which of the following organs secrets hydrochloric acid?

A. Organ P

B. Organ Q

C. Organ R

D. Organ S


Which of the following statement about enzyme is correct?

A. Enzyme are made up of minerals

B. Digestion process occur faster without the presence of enzyme

C. Polypeptide is the enzyme that break down protein

D. Enzymes can speed up the food digestion


State the effect of deficiency of Vitamin K.

A. Prolonged bleeding

B. Night blindness

C. Scurvy

D. Beri beri


Food sample X is not digested in the mouth but is digested by the enzyme in the stomach. What does X contain?

A. Starch

B. Protein

C. Fat

D. Fibre


True or False. Carbohydrates are necessary to build muscle and other body parts.

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


Which of the following organs produces gastric juice?

A. Mouth

B. Stomach

C. Small intestine

D. Pancreas


List below shows the calorific values of three types of food.

rise – 15 kJ/g Fish – 4.1 kJ/g Cabbage – 0.35 kJ/g

Aisyah consumes 200g of rice, 150g of fish and 100g of cabbage for lunch. What is the total calorific value consumed by Aisyah?

A. 2 730J

B. 3 105J

C. 3 463J

D. 3 650J


Ashley is getting ready for her soccer game.  Which nutrient will give her body the main fuel for her game? 
A. Fat
B. Water
C. Multi-vitamin
D. Carbohydrates


What is the meaning of assimilation process?

A. The distribution of the end products of digestion for the use of body cells

B. The transportation of the end products of digestion for the use of body cells

C. The breakdown of food through muscle contractions and relaxations

D. The movement of food through muscle contractions and relaxations




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