Mypyramid & Basic Nutrition

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Nutrition Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How many food groups are there?
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      7

  • 2. 
    In general, how many ounces of grains should you eat each day? (1 ounce is equal to 1 slice of bread, 1/2 cup cooked rice or pasta, 1 cup of cereal, etc.)
    • A. 

      5 ounces

    • B. 

      6 ounces

    • C. 

      7 ounces

    • D. 

      8 ounces

  • 3. 
    At least how much of the grains you eat should be whole grain? (whole wheat or whole grain: cereals, breads, popcorn, corn tortillas, etc.)
    • A. 

      None

    • B. 

      1/4

    • C. 

      1/2

    • D. 

      3/4

    • E. 

      All

  • 4. 
    In general, at least how many cups of vegetables should you eat each day? (i cup equals 1 cup of any vegetable or 2 cups of salad)
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      1 1/2

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      2 1/2

  • 5. 
    In general, how many cups of fruit should you eat each day? (1 cup equals 1 small whole fruit, 1 medium banana, 1 cups of sliced/chopped fruit, 8 ounces 100% juice)
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      1 1/2

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      2 1/2

  • 6. 
    How many cups of 100% juice can you drink and have it count towards your daily fruit intake?
    • A. 

      0

    • B. 

      1

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      3

  • 7. 
    In general, how many cups of milk, yogurt, and cheese should you eat each day?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 8. 
    In general, how many ounces of foods from the protein group should you eat each day? (meat, poultry, fish, beans, nuts, seeds)
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      6

    • C. 

      7

    • D. 

      8

  • 9. 
    Healthier foods that you should try to eat every day are located where on MyPyramid?
    • A. 

      Top

    • B. 

      Middle

    • C. 

      Bottom

  • 10. 
    Does this mean that you should never eat foods like doughnuts, cake, or ice cream that are located at the tip of MyPyramid?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Maybe

  • 11. 
    Which kind of fats are healthier?
    • A. 

      Unsaturated fats (liquid at room temperature)

    • B. 

      Saturated fats (solid at room temperature)

    • C. 

      They're the same.

  • 12. 
    Unsaturated fats are from plants sources and saturated fats are usually only from animal sources.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Imagine this: a cup of 100% orange juice and a cup of soda have the same amount of sugar in them.  Which one is healthier?
    • A. 

      Orange Juice

    • B. 

      Soda

    • C. 

      They're the same.

  • 14. 
    Vitamin A is good for:
    • A. 

      Your immune system

    • B. 

      Building strong bones

    • C. 

      Your eyes

    • D. 

      Delivering oxygen throughout your body

  • 15. 
    Vitamin C is good for:
    • A. 

      Your immune system

    • B. 

      Building strong bones

    • C. 

      Your eyes

    • D. 

      Delivering oxygen throughout your body

  • 16. 
    Iron is good for:
    • A. 

      Your immune system

    • B. 

      Building strong bones

    • C. 

      Your eyes

    • D. 

      Delivering oxygen throughout your body

  • 17. 
    Calcium is good for:
    • A. 

      Your immune system

    • B. 

      Building strong bones and teeth

    • C. 

      Your eyes

    • D. 

      Delivering oxygen throughout your body

  • 18. 
    We need to eat at least a little cholesterol every day.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    How long does it take for the stomach to send a signal to the brain that you are full?
    • A. 

      5 minutes

    • B. 

      10 minutes

    • C. 

      15 minutes

    • D. 

      20 minutes

  • 20. 
    How many tries can it take for your taste buds to really decide if you like a food or not?
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      15

    • D. 

      20

  • 21. 
    Healthy non-risk adults should have less than 2,300 mg of sodium each day.  How many teaspoons of salt would this be?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 22. 
    What is the most important meal of the day?
    • A. 

      Breakfast

    • B. 

      Lunch

    • C. 

      Dinner

    • D. 

      All of them

  • 23. 
    What is the first thing you should look at on a nutrition facts label?
    • A. 

      Calories

    • B. 

      Serving size

    • C. 

      Fat

    • D. 

      Carbohydrates

  • 24. 
    Alcohol has more calories per gram than carbohydrates and  protein.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Exercise is just as important as eating healthy.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False