The Food We Eat - Health Quiz

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The Food We Eat - Health Quiz

The food we eat gives our bodies the "information" and materials they need to function properly. If we don't get the right information, our metabolic processes suffer and our health declines. Do you know well about the foods we eat? Take this Health Quiz and find out!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Why do we need food
    • A. 

      To get energy

    • B. 

      To grow

    • C. 

      To sleep

    • D. 

      To help fight diseases

    • E. 

      To replace damaged parts of your body

  • 2. 
    How many types of nutrients does food have?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      5

    • D. 

      8

  • 3. 
    Which of the following are nutrients in food
    • A. 

      Carbohydrates

    • B. 

      Proteins

    • C. 

      Fats

    • D. 

      Vitamins

    • E. 

      Minerals

    • F. 

      Anti oxidants

    • G. 

      Free radicals

  • 4. 
    Different foods contain same nutrients
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Which of the following foods are energy giving
    • A. 

      Carbohydrates

    • B. 

      Proteins

    • C. 

      Vitamins

    • D. 

      Fats

  • 6. 
    Why of the following foods are rich in carbohydrates
    • A. 

      Idli

    • B. 

      Pasta

    • C. 

      Chicken

    • D. 

      French fries

  • 7. 
    Why does the body store fat?
    • A. 

      Body cannot digest fat immediately

    • B. 

      To give you energy

    • C. 

      Fat is tasty

    • D. 

      Fat looks good

  • 8. 
    Fat helps you keep warm
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Too much fat or obesity does not cause diseases of the heart in old age
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Which of the following are foods rich in fats
    • A. 

      Butter

    • B. 

      Avacado

    • C. 

      Rice

    • D. 

      Ghee

    • E. 

      Peanuts

  • 11. 
    Protein rich food
    • A. 

      Help the body grow

    • B. 

      Replace damaged cells

    • C. 

      Are the only tasty foods

    • D. 

      Are called body building food

  • 12. 
    Which of the following are protective foods
    • A. 

      Fats

    • B. 

      Vitamins

    • C. 

      Proteins

    • D. 

      Minerals

  • 13. 
    Roughage or Fibre 
    • A. 

      Is a nutrient

    • B. 

      Part of food that cannot be digested by the body

    • C. 

      Helps you get rid of undigested food

    • D. 

      It is present in plant foods like cabbage and apple

  • 14. 
    What body processes need water
    • A. 

      Digestion

    • B. 

      Transport of oxygen

    • C. 

      Removal of waste

    • D. 

      Breathing

    • E. 

      Motor movement

  • 15. 
    What are the food groups that form part of balanced diet
    • A. 

      Cereal group like chapati, rice, bread

    • B. 

      Milk group like cheese, curd

    • C. 

      Protein group like eggs, meat, fish, pulses

    • D. 

      Fruits and vegetables

    • E. 

      Junk food

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