Nutrition And Health Facts! Trivia Quiz

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Nutrition And Health Facts! Trivia Quiz

Having good nutrition is paramount to having a healthy lifestyle and contrary to what people may think, there are no bad nutrients. There are two main types of nutrients, and these are macronutrients and micronutrients. Do you know that consuming a balanced diet including fruits, vegetables, dairy, protein foods and whole or enriched grains is considered good nutrition? Learn more nutrition and health facts by taking this trivia quiz. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Fat has how many calories per gram?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      1

    • C. 

      9

    • D. 

      7

  • 2. 
    The main function of protein is to
    • A. 

      Insulate the body

    • B. 

      Provide energy during intense activity

    • C. 

      Build and repair muscle tissue

    • D. 

      Transport vitamins

  • 3. 
    The healthiest type of fat is
    • A. 

      Unsaturated Fat

    • B. 

      Trans Fat

    • C. 

      All fats are created equal

    • D. 

      Saturated Fat

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is a function of fiber?
    • A. 

      Lowers risk of diabetes, cancer and heart disease

    • B. 

      Makes feces bulkier and softer

    • C. 

      Slows down body's absorption of glucose

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    Vitamins and minerals provide 10 calories per gram.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    A soft, fat-like, waxy substance found in the bloodstream is known as
    • A. 

      Fiber

    • B. 

      Cholesterol

    • C. 

      Protein

    • D. 

      Amino Acids

  • 7. 
    The thinning of bones is known as
    • A. 

      Malnutrition

    • B. 

      Hypothermia

    • C. 

      Dehydration

    • D. 

      Osteoporosis

  • 8. 
    An empty calorie has little to no nutritional value and digests very quickly.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Which nutrient does the glycemic index focus on?
    • A. 

      Salt

    • B. 

      Vitamin A

    • C. 

      Iron

    • D. 

      Sugar

  • 10. 
    Refined carbohydrates have more calories per gram than unrefined carbohydrates.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Why do food companies add trans fat to some products even when they know it is very unhealthy for the consumer?
    • A. 

      Trans fat makes food less expensive

    • B. 

      Trans fat increases shelf life

    • C. 

      Trans fat makes food taste better and adds texture

    • D. 

      All of the above