General Knowledge Quiz On Nutrition!

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  • 1. 

    A breakfast of bacon and eggs, fruit, and milk are based on which food groups?

    • A.

      A. Protein and Dairy

    • B.

      B. Protein, dairy, and fruit

    • C.

      C. Protein, fruit, and vegtable

    • D.

      D. Protein, fat, and carbohydrate

    Correct Answer
    B. B. Protein, dairy, and fruit
    Explanation
    The breakfast of bacon and eggs provides protein, which is found in the protein food group. Milk is a dairy product, belonging to the dairy food group. Lastly, fruit is a part of the fruit food group. Therefore, the breakfast of bacon and eggs, fruit, and milk is based on the protein, dairy, and fruit food groups.

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  • 2. 

    Cholesterol:

    • A.

      A. has no function in the body

    • B.

      B. is made in the body

    • C.

      C. is not important in any disease

    • D.

      D. should not be included in the body

    Correct Answer
    B. B. is made in the body
    Explanation
    Cholesterol is made in the body and is an essential substance that serves several important functions. It is a structural component of cell membranes, helps in the production of hormones such as estrogen and testosterone, and aids in the digestion of fats. While excessive levels of cholesterol can contribute to the development of certain diseases, it is still necessary for various bodily processes. Therefore, option b is the correct answer.

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  • 3. 

    In order for the body to function efficiently and effectively,

    • A.

      A. the body must have water only.

    • B.

      B. the body must have water, carbohydrates, and protein.

    • C.

      C. the body must have water, carbohydrates, protein, fats, vitamins, and minerals.

    • D.

      D. the body must have vitamins and minerals.

    Correct Answer
    C. C. the body must have water, carbohydrates, protein, fats, vitamins, and minerals.
    Explanation
    The body requires a balanced combination of water, carbohydrates, protein, fats, vitamins, and minerals to function efficiently and effectively. Water is essential for various bodily functions, including digestion, circulation, and temperature regulation. Carbohydrates provide energy, while protein is necessary for growth, repair, and maintenance of tissues. Fats are important for insulation and energy storage. Vitamins and minerals are required for various metabolic processes and to support overall health. Therefore, option c is the correct answer as it includes all the essential components for the body to function properly.

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  • 4. 

    It is important for an individual to drink adequate fluids:

    • A.

      A. because all bodily functions require water

    • B.

      B.because digestion requires water

    • C.

      C. in order to cool the body

    • D.

      D. because of environmental factors

    Correct Answer
    A. A. because all bodily functions require water
    Explanation
    Drinking adequate fluids is important because all bodily functions require water. Water is essential for various physiological processes in the body, including digestion, circulation, temperature regulation, and waste elimination. It helps in transporting nutrients, lubricating joints, maintaining electrolyte balance, and flushing out toxins. Without enough water, the body's overall functioning can be compromised, leading to dehydration and various health issues.

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  • 5. 

    The Food Guide Pyramid was established to:

    • A.

      A. define the different kinds of foods

    • B.

      B. help people know the kind of vitamins to eat

    • C.

      C. to promote proper nutrition

    • D.

      D. direct choices for different cultures

    Correct Answer
    C. C. to promote proper nutrition
    Explanation
    The Food Guide Pyramid was established to promote proper nutrition. It provides a visual representation of the different food groups and the recommended servings of each group to ensure a balanced diet. By following the Food Guide Pyramid, individuals can make informed choices about their food intake and ensure they are getting all the necessary nutrients for optimal health.

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  • 6. 

    Weight management is the result of:

    • A.

      A. observing a starvation diet

    • B.

      B.balancing food intake

    • C.

      C. balancing food intake and use of calories (energy

    • D.

      D. taking pills to lose weight

    Correct Answer
    C. C. balancing food intake and use of calories (energy
    Explanation
    Weight management is the result of balancing food intake and use of calories (energy). This means that in order to manage weight effectively, one must consume a balanced diet and ensure that they are burning off the calories they consume through physical activity. This approach promotes a healthy lifestyle and prevents excessive weight gain or loss. Observing a starvation diet or taking pills to lose weight are not sustainable or healthy methods for weight management.

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  • 7. 

    Ways to prevent food borne illness include:

    • A.

      A. proper storage, proper cooking, and proper sanitation

    • B.

      B. serving hot food hot and cold food cold

    • C.

      C. none of the above

    • D.

      D.both a. and b.

    Correct Answer
    D. D.both a. and b.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is d. both a. and b. This is because both proper storage, proper cooking, and proper sanitation, as well as serving hot food hot and cold food cold, are important ways to prevent foodborne illness. Proper storage ensures that food is kept at the correct temperature to prevent the growth of bacteria. Proper cooking kills any harmful bacteria present in the food. Proper sanitation helps to prevent cross-contamination. Serving hot food hot and cold food cold helps to maintain the safe temperature of the food and prevent the growth of bacteria.

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  • 8. 

    An assessment of a client's nutritional status must include:

    • A.

      A. their country of birth

    • B.

      B. their height and weight

    • C.

      C. their birthday

    • D.

      D. what store they buy food at

    Correct Answer
    B. B. their height and weight
    Explanation
    An assessment of a client's nutritional status must include their height and weight because these measurements are essential in determining their body mass index (BMI), which is a commonly used indicator of nutritional health. Height and weight provide important information about an individual's overall body composition and can help identify potential issues such as malnutrition or obesity. By considering height and weight, healthcare professionals can better understand a client's nutritional needs and develop appropriate interventions or recommendations.

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  • 9. 

    A special diet for a client that has Diabetes will usually consist of:

    • A.

      A. low to no added sugar

    • B.

      B. only protein and fats

    • C.

      C. foods from the four food groups and low to no added sugar

    • D.

      D. meat and potatoes

    Correct Answer
    C. C. foods from the four food groups and low to no added sugar
    Explanation
    A special diet for a client with diabetes will usually consist of foods from the four food groups and low to no added sugar. This is because a balanced diet that includes all food groups is important for overall health and providing essential nutrients. However, people with diabetes need to monitor their sugar intake to maintain stable blood sugar levels. Therefore, reducing or eliminating added sugar is necessary to manage diabetes effectively.

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  • 10. 

    Nutrition is influenced by:

    • A.

      A. culture only

    • B.

      B. culture, health, and age

    • C.

      C. culture, religion, and socioeconomics

    • D.

      D. how much money you have to spend for food

    Correct Answer
    C. C. culture, religion, and socioeconomics
    Explanation
    Nutrition is influenced by various factors including culture, religion, and socioeconomics. Culture plays a significant role in shaping dietary habits and food preferences. Religion can also influence dietary choices through religious dietary restrictions and practices. Socioeconomics, such as income level and access to resources, can impact the quality and quantity of food that individuals have access to. Therefore, all three factors - culture, religion, and socioeconomics - have an impact on nutrition.

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  • 11. 

    Assisting a client with their meal requires:

    • A.

      A. helping them wash their face and hands

    • B.

      B. making sure the overbed table is clear

    • C.

      C. a only

    • D.

      D. a and b

    Correct Answer
    D. D. a and b
    Explanation
    Assisting a client with their meal requires helping them wash their face and hands, as well as making sure the overbed table is clear. This is because cleanliness and hygiene are important before eating, and having a clear table ensures that the client has enough space to eat comfortably. Therefore, options a and b are both necessary for assisting a client with their meal.

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