My Pyramid Knowledge Quiz

15 Questions | Total Attempts: 213

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Character Quizzes & Trivia

After completing the My Pyramid project, respond to these questions to the best of your knowledge.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What are the 5 categories on the food pyramid?
    • A. 

      Grains, veggies, fish, nuts and candy

    • B. 

      Grains, veggies, fruits, meats and dairy

    • C. 

      Eggs, milk, meat, fruit, candy

    • D. 

      Grains, pasta, milk, cheese, fish

  • 2. 
    The four major health problems associated with obesity are high blood pressure, stroke, some cancers and
  • 3. 
    When you eat less calories than you burn you will
  • 4. 
    If energy in is greater than energy out, a person will
    • A. 

      Gain weight

    • B. 

      Lose weight

    • C. 

      Maintain the same weight

    • D. 

      Need to eat more calories

  • 5. 
    The 5 steps to a healthier weight are  Learn what to eat from each food group, watch your portion sizes,  choose “nutrient-dense” forms of foods., get moving! and  
    • A. 

      Bake more cookies

    • B. 

      Track your eating and exercise

    • C. 

      Eat from only 1 food group

    • D. 

      Don't eat at all

  • 6. 
    Pasta. bread and rice are part of which food group?
  • 7. 
    Cauliflower, broccoli and asparagus are examples of foods from which food group?
  • 8. 
    Steak, nuts and beans all contain a great deal of what nutrient?
  • 9. 
    Which of the following belongs in the Dairy group?
    • A. 

      Hamburger

    • B. 

      Salad

    • C. 

      Cheese

    • D. 

      Tuna

  • 10. 
    What kind of physical activity is the most important to choose?
    • A. 

      Activites that are only offered by school

    • B. 

      Activites that involve expensive equipment

    • C. 

      Activities that you enjoy and can do regularly

    • D. 

      Activites that your parents want you to do

  • 11. 
    Which of the following is considered a vigorous activity?
    • A. 

      Walking

    • B. 

      Golf

    • C. 

      Running

    • D. 

      Dance

  • 12. 
    The 3 types of physical activity are aerobic, strength and
    • A. 

      Boxing

    • B. 

      Balance and stretching

    • C. 

      Dancing

    • D. 

      Sport

  • 13. 
    Which of the following is considered a healthy snack?
    • A. 

      Low fat yogurt

    • B. 

      2 chocolate chip cookies

    • C. 

      Small bag of doritos

    • D. 

      Chocolate milk shake

  • 14. 
    A typical serving size for pasta is
    • A. 

      1 cup

    • B. 

      1/2 cup

    • C. 

      2 cups

    • D. 

      The whole bowl

  • 15. 
    WHat is a typical serving size for a piece of fruit?
    • A. 

      1/2 of the fruit

    • B. 

      As many as you want...after all, fruit is healthy

    • C. 

      1 piece of fruit

    • D. 

      2 pieces of fruit