What Do You Know About Fitness And Nutrition? Trivia Questions Quiz

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What Do You Know About Fitness And Nutrition? Trivia Questions Quiz

What do you know about fitness and nutrition? Having the correct nutrients in our bodies, promote good health and, in a way, help us become fit too. One cannot go to the gym and fail to eat a balanced diet and expect to be healthy. Take this test and review the interrelation between food and staying fit. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The American Heart Association recommends limiting your saturated fat consumption to less than ___ percent of your daily calories.
    • A. 

      7%

    • B. 

      10%

    • C. 

      15%

    • D. 

      20%

  • 2. 
    Which three food items typically contain high amounts of saturated fats?
    • A. 

      Nuts, seeds, vegetable oils

    • B. 

      Avocadoes, olive oil, canola oil

    • C. 

      Bacon, cheeseburger, whole milk

    • D. 

      Salmon, trout, herring

  • 3. 
    Muscle weighs more than fat.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    To lose one pound of fat, a person has to burn roughly _____ calories.
    • A. 

      5,000

    • B. 

      5,300

    • C. 

      3,000

    • D. 

      3,500

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Drink when you feel thirsty.

    • B. 

      8 ounces every 15-20 minutes

    • C. 

      It depends on how much you sweat

    • D. 

      16 ounces every 15-20 minutes

  • 6. 
    Inactive people who do not strength train will lose ___ pound(s) of muscle per year, starting after age 20.
    • A. 

      1/4

    • B. 

      1/2

    • C. 

      3/4

    • D. 

      1

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      The rate at which you burn calories

    • B. 

      The rate at which you eat or drink calories

    • C. 

      Half of the rate at which you burn calories

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    In general, the more muscle and less fat you have, the higher your metabolic rate.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Which of the following can boost your metabolic rate?
    • A. 

      A high-fat diet

    • B. 

      A high-carbohydrate diet

    • C. 

      A high-protein diet

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    What is your "metabolism"?
    • A. 

      The rate at which you burn calories

    • B. 

      The rate at which you eat or drink calories

    • C. 

      The processes your body uses to convert or use energy

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 11. 
    Muscle is about ___ times more efficient at burning calories than fat, even when at rest.
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      7

    • D. 

      10

  • 12. 
    Approximately ___ of American adults are sedentary.
    • A. 

      25%

    • B. 

      50%

    • C. 

      75%

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 13. 
    Which of the following is a whole grain?
    • A. 

      Popcorn

    • B. 

      Couscous

    • C. 

      Multigrain bread

    • D. 

      Corn tortilla

  • 14. 
    Which of the following is NOT true about water?
    • A. 

      Drinking water boosts metabolism

    • B. 

      75% of human brain tissue is water

    • C. 

      A good rule of thumb is to drink 10-12 glasses of water a day

    • D. 

      Water reduces kidney stones

  • 15. 
    Which of these foods has the most calories?
    • A. 

      One medium-size baked potato with a teaspoon of butter

    • B. 

      A four ounce roasted chicken breast (skinless)

    • C. 

      Two ounces of candy corn (approximately 32 pieces)

    • D. 

      A 16oz fountain cola