Food Groups Basics: Quiz Questions & Answers

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Food Groups Basics: Quiz Questions & Answers

The food groups are essential because it helps you sort out which foods you should and should not be eating. A healthy eating pattern encompasses all the food groups, including fruits and vegetables, grains, proteins, dairy, and oils. Most nutritionists will tell you that vegetables are the healthiest food to eat, and sugars and other fats should only make a special appearance on the show now and then. You must try this fantastic quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Grains are divided into how many groups?
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      4

  • 2. 
    True or False: Flour tortillas are defined as a whole grain.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    True or False: Corn is considered a starchy vegetable.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Vegetables are divided into how many subgroups?
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      5

  • 5. 
    Eating a diet rich in fruits and vegetables as part of an overall diet may reduce the risk for ____and other ______diseases
    • A. 

      Stroke, Cardiovascular

    • B. 

      Gastrointestinal, Respiratory

    • C. 

      Headache, Skin

  • 6. 
    True or False: Most of the fat in your diet should not come from fish, nuts and vegetable oils.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The average recommended serving for dairy among adults is __?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      3

  • 8. 
    True or False: The amount of servings for all food group servings depends on your age, gender, and level of physical activity.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    According to the food guide pyramid, is the tomato listed as a fruit or vegetable?
    • A. 

      Vegetable

    • B. 

      Fruit

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