Food Nutrient Pre-test Quiz

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Food Nutrient Pre-test Quiz - Quiz

The food that we eat on a regular basis may be harmful or beneficial to our bodies. Through the course of our study you have known more about food and how to maximize the benefits they bring to our bodies. Test your understanding by taking up this fun quiz. Have fun!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is the current USDA food guide?

    • A.

      Food Pyramid

    • B.

      My Plate

    Correct Answer
    B. My Plate
    Explanation
    The current USDA food guide is My Plate. This guide was introduced in 2011 to replace the previous food pyramid. My Plate is a visual representation of a balanced meal, with a plate divided into sections for fruits, vegetables, grains, and protein. It also includes a side of dairy. This guide aims to promote healthy eating habits and provide a simple and easy-to-understand tool for individuals to plan their meals.

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  • 2. 

    What food group should fill most of your plate?

    • A.

      Dairy

    • B.

      Fruit and Vegetables

    • C.

      Protein/Meat

    • D.

      Oil

    Correct Answer
    B. Fruit and Vegetables
    Explanation
    Fruit and vegetables should fill most of your plate because they are rich in essential vitamins, minerals, and dietary fiber. They provide a wide range of nutrients that are important for maintaining good health and preventing chronic diseases. Including a variety of fruits and vegetables in your diet can help you meet your daily nutritional needs, support a healthy weight, and promote overall well-being.

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  • 3. 

    One serving of meat is _____oz.

    • A.

      16

    • B.

      12

    • C.

      6

    • D.

      3

    Correct Answer
    D. 3
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 3 because the question is asking for the serving size of meat, and the only option that represents a reasonable serving size for meat is 3 oz. This is a common serving size recommendation for meat in many dietary guidelines.

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  • 4. 

    Which of the following is NOT one of the six main nutrients?

    • A.

      Protein

    • B.

      Fiber

    • C.

      Carbohyrdates

    • D.

      Fat

    Correct Answer
    B. Fiber
    Explanation
    Fiber is not one of the six main nutrients because it is not considered a nutrient. While it is an important component of a healthy diet, fiber is actually a type of carbohydrate that cannot be digested by the body. The six main nutrients include proteins, carbohydrates, fats, vitamins, minerals, and water.

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  • 5. 

    Which nutrients provides your body with the most energy?

    • A.

      Carbohydrates

    • B.

      Protein

    • C.

      Fiber

    • D.

      FAt

    Correct Answer
    A. Carbohydrates
    Explanation
    Carbohydrates provide the body with the most energy. When consumed, they are broken down into glucose, which is then used by the body as a primary source of fuel. Carbohydrates are easily converted into energy, making them essential for maintaining bodily functions and physical activity. Protein, fiber, and fat also provide energy but in smaller amounts compared to carbohydrates.

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  • 6. 

    What is a calorie?

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