Unit 7: Food - Section B, C, D

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Food Quizzes & Trivia

Unit 7 Food Quiz


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  • 1. 
    • A. 

      11

    • B. 

      9

    • C. 

      7

    • D. 

      4

  • 2. 
    Which type of food nutrient is the body’s most efficient source of energy?
    • A. 

      Fats

    • B. 

      Carbohydrates

    • C. 

      Proteins

    • D. 

      Vitamins

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Candy canes

    • B. 

      Cheese

    • C. 

      Apples

    • D. 

      Lowfat yogurt

  • 4. 
    The structural polysaccharide found in the cell walls of plants, which is the main constituent of our roughage/fiber, is called
    • A. 

      Glycogen

    • B. 

      Starch

    • C. 

      Glucose

    • D. 

      Cellulose

  • 5. 
    Table sugar, beet sugar, and cane sugar are common names for
    • A. 

      Galactose

    • B. 

      Sucrose

    • C. 

      Fructose

    • D. 

      Glucose

  • 6. 
    The main food sources of starch eaten in the United States are
    • A. 

      Corn, meat, and celery

    • B. 

      Wheat, rice, and beans

    • C. 

      Rice, barley, and fish

    • D. 

      Corn, wheat, and potatoes

  • 7. 
    Which nutrient is not used in the processes of growth and development?
    • A. 

      Vitamins

    • B. 

      Protein

    • C. 

      Fats

    • D. 

      Fiber

  • 8. 
    Both sugar and starch are
    • A. 

      Vitamins

    • B. 

      Proteins

    • C. 

      Fats

    • D. 

      Carbohydrates

  • 9. 
    Fats that contain several carbon-carbon double bonds are
    • A. 

      Monounsaturated

    • B. 

      Monosaturated

    • C. 

      Polyunsaturated

    • D. 

      Polysaturated

  • 10. 
    Fats that have only single bonds between carbons are
    • A. 

      Saturated

    • B. 

      Monounsaturated

    • C. 

      Diunsaturated

    • D. 

      Polyunsaturated

  • 11. 
    • A. 

      Minerals

    • B. 

      Proteins

    • C. 

      Fats

    • D. 

      Carbohydrates

  • 12. 
    Proteins are made up of
    • A. 

      Carbohydrates

    • B. 

      Hydrocarbons

    • C. 

      Amino acids

    • D. 

      Trace elements

  • 13. 
    Each gram of carbohydrate burned supplies approximately four
    • A. 

      Joules

    • B. 

      Calories

    • C. 

      Calories

    • D. 

      Kilojoules

  • 14. 
    Two simple sugars can combine to form a
    • A. 

      Peptide

    • B. 

      Dipeptide

    • C. 

      Monosaccharide

    • D. 

      Disaccharide