Keep Yourself Updated: A Quiz On 9th Grade Biology!

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Keep Yourself Updated: A Quiz On 9th Grade Biology!

A balanced diet involves eating the right types of nutrients in the right proportions. You may see claims made that fast food is in fact healthy. Yes, the fast food companies do include the main nutrients - carbohydrates, proteins, fats, vitamins, mineral ions, fibre and a drink, but these are in the wrong proportions to be healthy when eaten regularly. Let's delve into healthy eating lifestyles, shall we?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Weight Watchers diet gives points values for all of the food eaten. It does not limit what can be eaten but requires the person to stay to their points limit. Which of the following statements best describes this diet?
    • A. 

      The diet causes weight loss by increasing the amount of vitamins and minerals eaten

    • B. 

      The diet causes weight loss by increasing the amount of protein eaten

    • C. 

      The diet causes weight loss by artificially increasing metabolic rate

    • D. 

      The diet causes weight loss whilst eating a balanced diet

  • 2. 
    Some people follow special diets to reduce their weight. One of these is called the Atkins diet which is very low in carbohydrates. This forces the body to do what?
    • A. 

      To lose weight by burning its stores of fat

    • B. 

      To lose weight by reducing the amount of protein eaten

    • C. 

      To lose weight by increasing the number of calories eaten

    • D. 

      To lose weight by not digesting food properly

  • 3. 
    Which is the best for your heart?
    • A. 

      A high proportion of HDL cholesterol compared to LDL cholesterol

    • B. 

      Equal amounts of HDL cholesterol compared to LDL cholesterol

    • C. 

      A low proportion of HDL cholesterol compared to LDL cholesterol

    • D. 

      No cholesterol of any type

  • 4. 
    The level of cholesterol in your body is determined by what?
    • A. 

      Only what you eat

    • B. 

      Only what you drink

    • C. 

      Only genetic inheritance

    • D. 

      Both genetic and dietary factors

  • 5. 
    What are low density lipoproteins (LDL's)?
    • A. 

      'Good' cholesterol

    • B. 

      Fat that is stored in the body

    • C. 

      Chemicals that carry carbohydrates in the bloodstream

    • D. 

      Chemicals that carry cholesterol in the bloodstream

  • 6. 
    Which of the following health problems is not related to eating too many calories?
    • A. 

      Heart disease

    • B. 

      Rickets

    • C. 

      Strokes

    • D. 

      Diabetes

  • 7. 
    Under-eating is as bad for your health as overeating. Why is this?
    • A. 

      Because if you under-eat you may not get sufficient vitamins and minerals

    • B. 

      Because if you under-eat you are always hungry

    • C. 

      Because if you under-eat you look thin

    • D. 

      Because if you under-eat you get too much protein

  • 8. 
    Which of the following foods contains carbohydrates?
    • A. 

      Bread

    • B. 

      Potato

    • C. 

      Pasta

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is essential to a balanced diet?
    • A. 

      Carbonates

    • B. 

      Hydrocarbates

    • C. 

      Carbohydrates

    • D. 

      Hydrates

  • 10. 
    Which of the following four food items is the best source of vitamin C?
    • A. 

      Citrus fruit

    • B. 

      Potatoes

    • C. 

      Meat

    • D. 

      Fresh garden peas

  • 11. 
    Is [your statement here] true or false?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False