Nutrition And Nutritional Facts Quiz

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Nutrition Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz covers some small facts and other larger topics covered in the first chapter of Discovering Nutrition Third Edition by Insel, Turner and Ross.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Carbohydrates, Lipids (fats), and Proteins

    • B. 

      Vitamins and Minerals

    • C. 

      A & B and Phytochemicals

    • D. 

      A & B and Water

    • E. 

      A & B, Water and Phytochemicals.

  • 2. 
    What is the difference between a Calorie and a calorie?
    • A. 

      Calorie is a food calorie, also known as kilocalorie, while Calories is a chemical calorie, or what is being measured.

    • B. 

      Calorie is a food calorie, also known as a kilocalorie, while calorie is a chemical calorie, or what is being measured.

    • C. 

      Calorie is a food calorie, while Calorie is a chemical calorie, also known as kilocalorie, and is what is being measured

  • 3. 
    How many kilocalories are in a gram of carbohydrate? Protein? Lipid? Alcohol?
    • A. 

      9,4,4,7

    • B. 

      7,4,9,4

    • C. 

      4,9,4,7

    • D. 

      4,4,9,7

  • 4. 
    Which is NOT one of Galen's "Laws of Health"?
    • A. 

      Eat the right foods

    • B. 

      Drink 8 glasses of water daily

    • C. 

      Control your Emotions

    • D. 

      Breathe fresh air

    • E. 

      Get enough Sleep

  • 5. 
    Which is true about the nutritional status in the U.S today?
    • A. 

      Undernutrition is not a problem

    • B. 

      Overnutrition is not a problem

    • C. 

      Undernutrition is a problem

    • D. 

      Overnutrition is a problem

  • 6. 
    What is NOT true about Obesity?
    • A. 

      #1 nonpathogenic disease in the U.S. today

    • B. 

      40% of Americans are Obese

    • C. 

      Causes physical problems (ie: elevated blood pressure, gall bladder disease, strokes, diabetes etc.)

    • D. 

      Causes psychological problems (ie: depression)

  • 7. 
    How many people eat at least one (1) fast food meal a day?
    • A. 

      25%

    • B. 

      33%

    • C. 

      42%

    • D. 

      65%

    • E. 

      88%

  • 8. 
    What is metabolism determined by?
    • A. 

      Sleep

    • B. 

      Genetics

    • C. 

      Thyroid Gland

    • D. 

      Age

    • E. 

      All of the Above

  • 9. 
    What does USDA stand for?
    • A. 

      United States Disease Association

    • B. 

      United States Director in Animal Affairs

    • C. 

      United States Dietary Agreement

    • D. 

      United States Department of Agriculture

  • 10. 
    What does DHHS stand for?
    • A. 

      Director of Humanitarian Hazards Services

    • B. 

      Department of Human Health Services

    • C. 

      Decisions in Human Health Standards

  • 11. 
    What does FDA stand for?
    • A. 

      Federal Drug Association

    • B. 

      Fire Damage Ascertainment

    • C. 

      Federal Directors Alliance

  • 12. 
    What does DRI stand for?
    • A. 

      Daily Recommended Intake

    • B. 

      Drugs 'R' Interesting

    • C. 

      Daily Reference Intake

    • D. 

      Decisions Requiring Intelligence

  • 13. 
    What are Dietary Standards based on?
    • A. 

      Large groups of people

    • B. 

      Special groups of people

    • C. 

      Individual diets

    • D. 

      B & C only

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 14. 
    What are the first three things to look for on a food label?
    • A. 

      1: Fat content, 2: calorie content, 3: serving size

    • B. 

      1: Serving size, 2: servings per container, 3: carbohydrate content

    • C. 

      1: Fat content, 2: servings size, 3: servings per container

    • D. 

      1: Serving size, 2: fat content, 3: servings per container

    • E. 

      None of the above