Training: Nutrition Quotient Trivia Questions Quiz!

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Training: Nutrition Quotient Trivia Questions Quiz!

Do you have enough training to pass this Nutrition Quotient Trivia Questions Quiz? Are you considering having a career in the dietary field and think you can advise people on how to get the most from their diets? The quiz below is perfect for testing out your ability to do just that, how about you give it a shot and see what knowledge you might add.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A colleague would like to know more about Nestlé’s ‘NHW’ strategy but does not know what the ‘N’ stands for. What do you tell him? 
    • A. 

      Nestlé

    • B. 

      Nutrition

    • C. 

      Nutrient

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    A consumer calls and would like to know more about the Nestlé Nutritional Compass. Which of the following would be correct to tell them? 
    • A. 

      It is an initiative that was introduced because local regulatory authorities mandated it

    • B. 

      It is an employee training program delivering nutrition know-how

    • C. 

      It is a Nestlé labelling system designed to help consumers make informed food and beverage choices

    • D. 

      It is an internal Nestlé tool for navigating emerging nutrition trends

  • 3. 
    On the radio you hear the following statement: “When you break them down into their smallest components, food and beverages are composed only of vitamins and minerals”.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
     You are feeling hungry and open the fridge to grab something to eat. What are two main reasons your body needs food?
    • A. 

      To provide the energy you need to work and play

    • B. 

      To help you build, repair and ‘oil the machine’

    • C. 

      To keep your teeth active

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    You are at the grocery store and would like to choose a food that is higher in protein. Which two of the foods below would be appropriate choices?
    • A. 

      Bread

    • B. 

      Lentils

    • C. 

      Salmon

    • D. 

      Almond milk

  • 6. 
    A younger relative asks you for some facts about energy (calories) for a school project. Which of the following statements would NOT be correct to tell them? 
    • A. 

      Fats should be our main source of energy

    • B. 

      We need to balance our energy intake with our energy expenditure

    • C. 

      The nutrient that provides the most energy (calories) per gram is fat

    • D. 

      Carbohydrates and protein provide the same amount of energy per gram

  • 7. 
    You are planning meals for a family member who needs more fibre in their diet. Which of the foods below would NOT add fibre to their diet?
    • A. 

      Chocolate milk

    • B. 

      Kidney beans

    • C. 

      Almonds

    • D. 

      Oatmeal

  • 8. 
    You recently heard a lot about fats in the media. Which of the following statements about fats is correct? 
    • A. 

      We should eat a variety of healthy types of fat, in moderation

    • B. 

      We should eliminate fats from our diet

    • C. 

      We should aim to eat more trans fats

    • D. 

      We should avoid eating Omega-3 fats

  • 9. 
    Healthy Canadian adults should aim for ____ mg per day of sodium without going over ____ mg per day of sodium. 
    • A. 

      1500 mg/day and 3400 mg/day

    • B. 

      1500 mg/day and 2300 mg/day

    • C. 

      2300 mg/day and 3400 mg/day

    • D. 

      1000 mg/day and 2300 mg/day

  • 10. 
    Vitamin D and calcium interact together to help deliver which benefit to our body? 
    • A. 

      To optimize energy

    • B. 

      To strengthen bones

    • C. 

      To provide energy

    • D. 

      To strengthen eyesight

  • 11. 
    A Registered Dietitian on TV is discussing how we take much less time to eat our meals than we used to. What are three reasons she is advising us to take our time and chew our food properly?
    • A. 

      It allows time for the food to mix with the saliva before swallowing

    • B. 

      It keeps the teeth active

    • C. 

      It slows down the eating experience, allowing us to enjoy the taste of our food more

    • D. 

      It breaks down the food properly, allowing for proper digestion

  • 12. 
    It’s been a busy day and you haven’t had a chance to eat anything yet. At 3 o’clock you have a meeting. How are you likely to be feeling? 
    • A. 

      Weak and lacking energy

    • B. 

      Irritable

    • C. 

      Light and happy

    • D. 

      Alert

  • 13. 
    You are reading a magazine article about balanced diets. The title reads: ‘Balanced diets exclude fat, salt and sugar”. Is this correct?
    • A. 

      No, a balanced diet is high in fat and sugar

    • B. 

      No, some balanced diets include them and some don’t

    • C. 

      No, a balanced diet includes a variety of foods in adequate proportions

    • D. 

      Yes, it is true that a balanced diet should not include any of these nutrients

  • 14. 
    In which of the following situations would it be best to consider taking a vitamin/mineral supplement? 
    • A. 

      During the winter

    • B. 

      A recommendation by a health care professional

    • C. 

      When we feel tired

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 15. 
    You’re hesitant to go to the gym for your regular workout, but thinking about the great benefits of keeping active motivates you to go. What are these great benefits?
    • A. 

      Lead to increased fitness level and strength

    • B. 

      To help reduce the risk of chronic diseases

    • C. 

      Lead to improved mental health

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 16. 
    One member in your family is lacking iron in their diet. What is the best way to identify which foods contain this nutrient? 
    • A. 

      Surfing a webpage you found on nutrition

    • B. 

      Comparing the % Daily Value on the Nutrition Facts Table on product labels

    • C. 

      Asking friends or family members for advice

    • D. 

      Contacting different manufacturers

  • 17. 
    Your colleague tells you that he finds Eating Well with Canada’s Food Guide useful for eating healthily. 
    • A. 

      A diet plan he has subscribed to

    • B. 

      A restaurant menu that lists the calories per dish

    • C. 

      A leaflet on local, organic product

    • D. 

      A national guide that defines and promotes healthy eating for Canadians

  • 18. 
    Age, gender, physical activity level, pregnancy or breastfeeding all affect nutritional needs. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Your neighbor tells you he has a Body Mass Index (BMI) of 32 and is not quite sure what this means? What are you able to tell him? 
    • A. 

      A BMI of 32 means you have twice the fat of a person with a BMI of 16

    • B. 

      The higher the BMI, the more muscle you have

    • C. 

      A BMI over 25 means you may have more risks of weight-related health problems

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 20. 
    A friend of yours doesn’t enjoy the taste of water and therefore doesn’t drink it that often. What are two things you could tell your friend about the importance of drinking water?
    • A. 

      Helps to reduce cholesterol

    • B. 

      Provide energy (calories)

    • C. 

      Helps regulate body temperature

    • D. 

      Helps lubricate our joints

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