The 6 Basic Nutrients And The 5 Food Groups

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The 6 Basic Nutrients And The 5 Food Groups

This is a quiz designed to test a student's knowledge of basic nutritional concepts regarding the six basic nutrients and the five food groups.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which food group does cereal belong to?
    • A. 

      Grain

    • B. 

      Wheat

    • C. 

      Vegetable

    • D. 

      Milk

    • E. 

      Cereal

  • 2. 
    Which nutrient makes up most of your body?
    • A. 

      Vitamins

    • B. 

      Minerals

    • C. 

      Blood

    • D. 

      Pepsi

    • E. 

      Water

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Vegetable

    • B. 

      Grain

    • C. 

      Fruit

    • D. 

      Sweets

    • E. 

      Meat

  • 4. 
    Which nutrient helps you grow and build strong muscles?
    • A. 

      Lipids

    • B. 

      Protein

    • C. 

      Minerals

    • D. 

      Energy

    • E. 

      Creatine

  • 5. 
    A strawberry belongs in which food group?
    • A. 

      Vegetable

    • B. 

      Fruit

    • C. 

      Fructose

    • D. 

      Banana

    • E. 

      Milk

  • 6. 
    Which nutrient provides you with your first source of energy?
    • A. 

      Protein

    • B. 

      B-vitamins

    • C. 

      Lipids

    • D. 

      Caffeine

    • E. 

      Carbohydrates

  • 7. 
    Which fat is the “healthy” fat?
    • A. 

      Saturated fat

    • B. 

      Trans fat

    • C. 

      Unsaturated fat

    • D. 

      Animal fat

    • E. 

      Lard

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      Vegetable

    • B. 

      Fruit

    • C. 

      Grains

    • D. 

      Meats and beans

    • E. 

      Protein

  • 9. 
    Which of the following minerals helps build strong teeth and bones?
    • A. 

      Calcium

    • B. 

      Zinc

    • C. 

      Phosphorous

    • D. 

      Folate

    • E. 

      Iron

  • 10. 
    Which food item is a good source of vitamin C?
    • A. 

      Steak

    • B. 

      Whole grain bread

    • C. 

      Bacon

    • D. 

      Orange

    • E. 

      Walnuts