Balanced Diet MCQ Quiz Questions And Answers

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Test your knowledge of a balanced diet by simply taking this balanced diet MCQ quiz. A balanced diet is known as a diet that has differing kinds of foods in various measured quantities and proportions so that the requirement for calories, proteins, minerals, vitamins, and alternative nutrients is proper, and a small provision is kept for additional nutrients to compensate the short length of leanness. Let's test your knowledge now! Good luck, buddy!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Malnutrition means
    • A. 

      A person is not eating properly

    • B. 

      May mean undernutrition or overnutrition

    • C. 

      Someone is starved

    • D. 

      Someone is eating too much

  • 2. 
    If someone is deficient in a nutrient, it means
    • A. 

      They do not eat enough vitamins

    • B. 

      They do not like nuts

    • C. 

      They are not eating enough nutrient, and it is giving them symptoms

    • D. 

      They are not getting their 5 a day

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is NOT a dairy product?
    • A. 

      Milk

    • B. 

      Yogurt

    • C. 

      Fromage frais

    • D. 

      Veal

  • 4. 
    Fruit and vegetables are important because 
    • A. 

      They give you energy

    • B. 

      They provide you with a wide variety of vitamins, minerals, and nutrients

    • C. 

      They are colorful

    • D. 

      They are easily available

  • 5. 
    Foods containing starch and carbohydrates are important because
    • A. 

      They help you grow

    • B. 

      They stop you from getting overweight

    • C. 

      They are easy to cook

    • D. 

      They give you energy and fill you up

  • 6. 
    Meat, fish, and other alternatives provide the following important nutrient.
    • A. 

      Carbohydrate

    • B. 

      Protein

    • C. 

      Sugar

    • D. 

      Fiber

  • 7. 
    Breastfeeding and bottle-feeding have the following important difference.
    • A. 

      Breastfeeding is easy.

    • B. 

      Bottle-feeding is easy.

    • C. 

      Breast milk contains antibodies that protect the baby from infection.

    • D. 

      Formula milk contains antibodies that protect the baby from infection.

  • 8. 
    It is recommended that babies are weaned at
    • A. 

      6 months

    • B. 

      3 months

    • C. 

      4 months

    • D. 

      When the baby is ready

  • 9. 
    Adolescents need extra energy and protein in their diet due to rapid growth and bodily changes. Which of the following would you recommend to provide this
    • A. 

      Extra snacks between meals

    • B. 

      Extra chips

    • C. 

      A Big Mac after school

    • D. 

      More chocolate

  • 10. 
    Which of the following foods should be avoided in pregnancy?
    • A. 

      Meat

    • B. 

      Fish

    • C. 

      Eggs

    • D. 

      Unpasteurized cheeses

  • 11. 
    People over the age of 65 may have a poor appetite.  This may affect
    • A. 

      Their nutritional intake

    • B. 

      The amount of exercise they take

    • C. 

      Their sleep pattern

    • D. 

      Their weight

  • 12. 
    The most important factors that affect our nutritional requirements are
    • A. 

      Weight and appetite

    • B. 

      Growth and activity

    • C. 

      Weight and activity

    • D. 

      Appetite and growth

  • 13. 
    A balanced diet will help prevent
    • A. 

      Illness

    • B. 

      Appetite

    • C. 

      Growth

    • D. 

      Malnutrition

  • 14. 
    Why do we need to eat a balanced diet?
    • A. 

      To give us energy

    • B. 

      In order for our bodies to function properly

    • C. 

      To help us grow

    • D. 

      To prevent us from getting fat

  • 15. 
    In adulthood, energy needs should balance with diet to prevent weight gain.  Why is this?
    • A. 

      Because they have stopped growing

    • B. 

      Because they may not need as much food

    • C. 

      Because they may not be as active

    • D. 

      Because they are working

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