What We Have Learnt Relating To Food And Nutrition? Quiz

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Nutrition Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz is to test your knowledge about what we have learnt relating to food and nutrition


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is a protein food?
    • A. 

      Bread

    • B. 

      Eggs

    • C. 

      Green leafy vegetables

    • D. 

      Cereal

  • 2. 
    A lacto-ovo vegetarian cannot eat
    • A. 

      Eggs

    • B. 

      Milk

    • C. 

      Chicken

    • D. 

      Fruit

  • 3. 
    Protein is required in the body to:
    • A. 

      Build and repair cells

    • B. 

      Mainly provide energy

    • C. 

      Help formation of red blood cells

    • D. 

      Help strengthen bones

  • 4. 
    Each gram of carbohydrate provides:
    • A. 

      37 kj

    • B. 

      16 kj

    • C. 

      25kj

    • D. 

      35 kj

  • 5. 
    Fat is important for the body because:
    • A. 

      It protects bones and important body organs such as the kidneys

    • B. 

      It reduces cholesterol levels

    • C. 

      It helps prevent some types of cancer

    • D. 

      Expands in the stomach to provide bulk and makes you feel full

  • 6. 
    Fibre is important in our diet and adults need 30g of fibre per day. It is found in
    • A. 

      Cereals

    • B. 

      Nuts and seeds

    • C. 

      Legumes

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    Calcium is required in the body for:-
    • A. 

      Assisting fat metabolism

    • B. 

      Muscle contraction and nerve functioning

    • C. 

      Assist action of insulin in regulating blood glucose

    • D. 

      Formation of gastric juices

  • 8. 
    Antioxidants are compounds that occur naturally in plant foods. They are
    • A. 

      Compliment the body's own defence system

    • B. 

      Act as scavengers of substances that cause damage to cells in the body

    • C. 

      Known to have a role in preventing or postponing cancer, heart disease, ageing and arthritis

    • D. 

      All of the above