Nutrition Chapter 1

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Nutrition Quizzes & Trivia

The first chapter of the nutrition covers only some of the basic things you should know and reminds you of why you choose this career path. How attentive were you about this first chapter? Test your answer out by answering the questions below. Remember to revise before the next chapter.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Nutrition is...
    • A. 

      The study of nutrients in food and in the body

    • B. 

      A science where the chemicals of food are studied

    • C. 

      A study of how food should be eaten

    • D. 

      A study on how food relates to the earth

  • 2. 
    What are nutrients? 
  • 3. 
    Essential Nutrients are...
    • A. 

      Nutrients that the body can't make or can't make in sufficient amounts

    • B. 

      Must be obtained from foods

    • C. 

      Specific biological function

    • D. 

      Omission leads to decline but when restored you regain normal function

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    Essential Nutrients...
    • A. 

      Are man-made chemicals

    • B. 

      Are hard to obtain

    • C. 

      Occur naturally in foods

  • 5. 
    Fortified nutrients means that.. 
  • 6. 
    Phytochemicals are 
  • 7. 
    What are the 6 classes of nutrients? 
  • 8. 
    What are Nutrient functions 
    • A. 

      Providing energy(calories)

    • B. 

      Materials for building body parts

    • C. 

      Regulate body processes

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    Nutrients are broken down to ______ energy 
    • A. 

      Provide

    • B. 

      Stop

    • C. 

      Yeild

    • D. 

      Make

  • 10. 
    Energy is the ability to do... 
  • 11. 
    What is a calorie? 
  • 12. 
  • 13. 
    Which is wrong? 
    • A. 

      Carbs= 4/kcal

    • B. 

      Alcohol= 9/kcal

    • C. 

      Protein= 4/kcal

    • D. 

      Alcohol= 7/kcal

    • E. 

      Fat=9/kcal

  • 14. 
    How many meals are eaten in a lifetime?