GCSE P.E. Diet & Nutrition

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Balanced Diet Quizzes & Trivia

Test yourself on aspects of a balanced diet and good nutrition points.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Fruit and vegetables are important because 
    • A. 

      They give you energy

    • B. 

      They provide you with a wide variety of vitamins, minerals and nutrients

    • C. 

      They are colourful

    • D. 

      They are easily available

  • 2. 
    Why do we need to eat a balanced diet?
    • A. 

      To give us energy

    • B. 

      In oder for our bodies to function properly

    • C. 

      To help us grow

    • D. 

      To prevent us getting fat

  • 3. 
    Meat, fish and other alternatives provide which important nutrient?
    • A. 

      Carbohydrate

    • B. 

      Protein

    • C. 

      Sugar

    • D. 

      Fibre

  • 4. 
    Foods containing starch and carbohydrates are important because
    • A. 

      They help you grow

    • B. 

      They stop you getting overweight

    • C. 

      They are easy to cook

    • D. 

      They give you energy and fill you up

  • 5. 
    What is the name of process in which food is broken down?
    • A. 

      Digestion

    • B. 

      Chewing

    • C. 

      Eating

    • D. 

      Nutrition

  • 6. 
    What is the Food Guide Pyramid?
    • A. 

      Shows the food groups and what foods to eat in order to stay healthy

    • B. 

      Shows all the bad foods to stay away from eating

    • C. 

      Shows how to make a meal

    • D. 

      A recipe

  • 7. 
    A breakfast of bacon and eggs, fruit and milk includes which food groups?
    • A. 

      Protein and dairy

    • B. 

      Protein, dairy and fruit

    • C. 

      Protein, fruit and vegetables

    • D. 

      Protein, fat and carbohydrate

  • 8. 
    In order for the body to function efficiently and effectively it must have...
    • A. 

      Water only

    • B. 

      Water, carbohydrates and protein

    • C. 

      Water, carbohydrates, protein, fats, vitamins and minerals

    • D. 

      Vitamins and minerals

  • 9. 
    Bananas are rich in...
    • A. 

      Proteins

    • B. 

      Carbohydrates

    • C. 

      Fats

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    Green leafy vegetables are rich in _____
    • A. 

      Proteins

    • B. 

      Iron

    • C. 

      Fat

    • D. 

      None of the above

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