Nutrition And Obesity Trivia Quiz!

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Nutrition And Obesity Trivia Quiz!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
      _________________________________________occurs when the body doesn’t absorb the necessary amount of a nutrient. Deficiencies can lead to a variety of health problems, such as problems of digestion, skin problems, stunted or defective bone growth, and even dementia.
    • A. 

      Starvation

    • B. 

      Toxicity

    • C. 

      Nutritional Deficiency

    • D. 

      Nutritional dysfunction

  • 2. 
    The energy provided from food is called _______________.
    • A. 

      BMI

    • B. 

      Kcal

    • C. 

      Calories

    • D. 

      Fatty acids

    • E. 

      B & C

  • 3. 
    Select all of the following Nutrients that provide energy.
    • A. 

      Vitamins

    • B. 

      Fats

    • C. 

      Proteins

    • D. 

      Minerals

    • E. 

      Carbohydrates

  • 4. 
    How many calories are there in each gram of FAT?
    • A. 

      9 Kcal

    • B. 

      8 Kcal

    • C. 

      4 Kcal

    • D. 

      7 Kcal

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    How many calories are there in each gram of Minerals?
    • A. 

      9 Kcal

    • B. 

      8 Kcal

    • C. 

      4 Kcal

    • D. 

      7 Kcal

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    How many calories are there in each gram of Carbohydrates?
    • A. 

      9 Kcal

    • B. 

      8 Kcal

    • C. 

      4 Kcal

    • D. 

      7 Kcal

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    How many calories are there in each gram of Protein?
    • A. 

      9 Kcal

    • B. 

      8 Kcal

    • C. 

      4 Kcal

    • D. 

      7 Kcal

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    _______________________ is a mineral which is a vital in the production of hemoglobin.
    • A. 

      Calcium

    • B. 

      Iron

    • C. 

      Sodium

    • D. 

      Magnesium

  • 9. 
    The prevalence of obesity has nearly doubled between 1980 and 2008. Once associated with high-income countries, obesity is now also prevalent in low- and middle-income countries.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    ________________ ______________________ is one of the most serious public health challenges of the 21st century, effecting over 40 million in 2008.
    • A. 

      Diabetes

    • B. 

      Nutritional Excess

    • C. 

      Childhood Obesity

    • D. 

      Sugar consumption

  • 11. 
    Extra sugar your body does not immediately require for energy can easily be converted to _______________________ a type of fat that can then be stored. This can result in _____________________________________________________ increasing your risk of developing CVD.
    • A. 

      Triglycerides; Triglyceride rich disorder

    • B. 

      LDL; Cholestrol rich disorder

    • C. 

      Fatty Acids; Triglyceride Rich Disorder

    • D. 

      Plaques; atherosclerosis

  • 12. 
      ________________, perhaps the most important nutritional disease in the United States and Europe, results usually from excessive caloric intake, although emotional, genetic, and endocrine factors may be present.
    • A. 

      Nutritional Deficiencies

    • B. 

      Over Eating

    • C. 

      CVD

    • D. 

      Obesity

  • 13. 
    Whether you are consuming a diet exclusively composed of carbohydrates and protein, anything that the body does not need will be stored as FAT.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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