The Food Pyramid Quiz: Trivia!

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The Food Pyramid Quiz: Trivia!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How many groups are in the Food Pyramid?
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      7

  • 2. 
    Unhealthy diets often contain disproportionate amounts of carbohydrates. What does "disproportionate" mean?
    • A. 

      Dangerous

    • B. 

      Unbalanced

    • C. 

      Nutritious

    • D. 

      Perfect

  • 3. 
    Which of these oils is considered the healthiest?
    • A. 

      Olive Oil

    • B. 

      Coconut Oil

    • C. 

      Lard

    • D. 

      Cottonseed Oil

  • 4. 
    What might happen if you didn't consume enough protein?
    • A. 

      Your body wouldn't be able to build muscle mass

    • B. 

      You wouldn't have any energy at all

    • C. 

      You would feel really thirsty all the time

    • D. 

      You would become overweight

  • 5. 
    Osteoporosis is a disorder that can be caused by not consuming enough calcium. What can you infer about osteoporosis?
    • A. 

      It affects the nervous system

    • B. 

      It affects the skin

    • C. 

      It affects the stomach

    • D. 

      It affects the bones

  • 6. 
    Which of these performs the same function as gasoline in a car?
    • A. 

      Water

    • B. 

      Protein

    • C. 

      Carbohydrates

    • D. 

      Fats

  • 7. 
    What can you infer from the fact that the layout of the Food Pyramid has changed in recent years?
    • A. 

      Researchers are continuing to learn more about nutrition

    • B. 

      Nutrition wasn't studied closely until a few years ago

    • C. 

      Researchers used to think that fast food was good for you

    • D. 

      Researchers only recently realized that exercise was good for you

  • 8. 
    On the Food Pyramid, what does the diagram of a staircase represent?
    • A. 

      The height of the food pyramid

    • B. 

      The number of servings of food per day that people need

    • C. 

      The different levels of nutrition

    • D. 

      The importance of exercise

  • 9. 
    What does it mean that the yellow bar in the Food Pyramid is very skinny?
    • A. 

      Vegetables should be eaten in abundance

    • B. 

      Oils and fats should be eaten in moderation

    • C. 

      Grains should rarely be eaten

    • D. 

      Everyone should be a vegetarian

  • 10. 
    What is an example of consuming candy in moderation?
    • A. 

      Eating a candy bar every day

    • B. 

      Eating a candy bar once a week

    • C. 

      Avoiding candy bars at all cost

    • D. 

      Eating candy bars whenever they are available

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