Health/Nutrition Quiz

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Health/Nutrition Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following items is a good source of fiber?
    • A. 

      Water

    • B. 

      Apples

    • C. 

      Chocolate

    • D. 

      Milk

  • 2. 
    What is essential for cell growth and metabolism?
    • A. 

      Iron

    • B. 

      Folic acid

    • C. 

      Calcium

    • D. 

      Potassium

  • 3. 
    Food energy is expressed in what form?
    • A. 

      Fiber

    • B. 

      Fat

    • C. 

      Protein

    • D. 

      Calories

  • 4. 
    Nutrition labels base their information on how many calories per day?
    • A. 

      1500

    • B. 

      2500

    • C. 

      2000

    • D. 

      3000

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Spleen

    • B. 

      Heart

    • C. 

      Hypothalamus

    • D. 

      Lungs

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      Water

    • B. 

      Milk

    • C. 

      Beer

    • D. 

      Black Coffee

  • 7. 
    What type of exercise combines rhythmic exercising with stretching and strength training?
    • A. 

      Cycling

    • B. 

      Swimming

    • C. 

      Running

    • D. 

      Aerobics

  • 8. 
    What is the typical heart rate in a healthy adult?
    • A. 

      40 - 60 bpm

    • B. 

      60 - 80 bpm

    • C. 

      70 - 90 bmp

    • D. 

      50 - 70 bmp

  • 9. 
    Arrhythmia is the abnormality of what body function?
    • A. 

      Hearing

    • B. 

      Heart rate

    • C. 

      Vision

    • D. 

      Breathing

  • 10. 
    Which of these items is regarded as a negative calorie food?
    • A. 

      Banana

    • B. 

      Potato

    • C. 

      Pineapple

    • D. 

      Celery

  • 11. 
    Sugars like glucose and fructose provide instant energy boosts that are known as what?
    • A. 

      Complex carbohydrates

    • B. 

      Fiber

    • C. 

      Simple carbohydrates

    • D. 

      Fat

  • 12. 
    Food must be reduced by what percentage to qualify as less fat?
    • A. 

      At least 40%

    • B. 

      At least 35%

    • C. 

      At least 15%

    • D. 

      At least 25%

  • 13. 
    What type of triglycerides are liquid at room temperature?
    • A. 

      Sugars

    • B. 

      Starches

    • C. 

      Fats

    • D. 

      Oils

  • 14. 
    How many calories must a food have per serving to qualify as low calorie?
    • A. 

      100 calories or less

    • B. 

      50 calories or less

    • C. 

      40 calories or less

    • D. 

      120 calories or less

  • 15. 
    What is the term for someone whose body produces too little glucose?
    • A. 

      Hypoglycemic

    • B. 

      Macrobiotic

    • C. 

      Lactose Intolerant

    • D. 

      Hyperglycemic

  • 16. 
    Which one of these is most detrimental to your health?
    • A. 

      Snacking between meals

    • B. 

      Smoking

    • C. 

      Sitting at a desk for long periods of time

    • D. 

      Sleeping more than 8 hours a day

  • 17. 
    Fatty fish is a good source of:
    • A. 

      Vitamin C

    • B. 

      Protein

    • C. 

      Beta carotene

    • D. 

      Omega - 3 fats

  • 18. 
    How much fiber should you include in your diet each day?
    • A. 

      5 grams

    • B. 

      10-15 grams

    • C. 

      21-35 grams

    • D. 

      50 grams

  • 19. 
    Which does not contain fiber?
    • A. 

      Broccoli

    • B. 

      Apple

    • C. 

      Baked Beans

    • D. 

      Steak

  • 20. 
    Multi-grain bread is always "whole-grain"?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False