Nutrition For Children And Adolescents - Qp1

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Nutrition Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Nutrition can be defined as the process by which our body obtains food and uses it for growth, metabolism and repair.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Nutrition is the science that deals with food and nourishment including:-    (Select Three)
    • A. 

      Dietary guidelines.

    • B. 

      Cells and muscles

    • C. 

      Food composition.

    • D. 

      The roles that various nutrients have in maintaining health.

  • 3. 
    Differentiated cells with similar properties aggregate together, to form:-
    • A. 

      Tissues

    • B. 

      Muscles

  • 4. 
    The organs can be classified into TEN organ systems: (Select Ten)
    • A. 

      Circulatory.

    • B. 

      Chemical energy

    • C. 

      Digestive

    • D. 

      Endocrine

    • E. 

      Immune

    • F. 

      Integumentary (skin)

    • G. 

      Musculoskeletal

    • H. 

      Nervous

    • I. 

      Reproductive

    • J. 

      Respiratory

    • K. 

      Urinary

  • 5. 
    All cells in our body maintain the body’s integrity and life through the following activities:- (Select Three)
    • A. 

      Maintain vitality

    • B. 

      Taking food from the surrounding environment and excreting its waste back into that environment.

    • C. 

      Making energy by breaking down these organic nutrients and making new molecules from them.

    • D. 

      Reproducing themselves.

  • 6. 
    The essential amino acids, are the building blocks of protein.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Enzymes play a minor role in the digestion of food, as they are not responsible for the chemical changes that the food undergoes during digestion.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    The carbohydrates in the brush border are as follows:-     (Select Four)
    • A. 

      Maltase (also called Glucoamylase)

    • B. 

      Lactase (also called Beta-galactosidase)

    • C. 

      Cappillaries

    • D. 

      Sucrase

    • E. 

      Isomaltase

  • 9. 
    The lymphatic system is a major component of the immune system.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    The lymphatic system has main interrelated functions:-   (Select Three)
    • A. 

      Removal of excess fluids from body tissues.

    • B. 

      Absorption of fatty acids and subsequent transport of fat, chyle, and fat-soluble vitamins to the circulatory system.

    • C. 

      Production of immune cells (such as leucocytes and antibody producing cells called plasma cells)

    • D. 

      Transport lymph fluid from cells to the circulatory system.

  • 11. 
    The lymphatic system acts as a secondary circulatory system, except that it collaborates with red blood cells in lymph nodes to protect the body from being infected by cancer cells, fungi, viruses or bacteria.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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