Nutrition And Energy Production Quiz

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Organic molecules are vital in building cellular materials and tissues inside our bodies. Check out this nutrition and energy production quiz to check your understanding of energy production in the human body. Carbohydrates are the primary source of production of energy in our body. During digestion, it gets converted into glucose to provide energy through various metabolic pathways. You can easily learn more about nutrition and energy by playing this quiz. What are you waiting for now? Go ahead!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The specific dynamic action (SDA) is the greatest for the following foodstuff
    • A. 

      Protein

    • B. 

      Carbohydrate

    • C. 

      Fat

    • D. 

      Vitamins.

  • 2. 
    The reference protein for the calculation of chemical score
    • A. 

      Meat protein

    • B. 

      Fish protein

    • C. 

      Milk protein

    • D. 

      Egg protein

  • 3. 
    The essential amino acid limiting in rice
    • A. 

      Methionine

    • B. 

      Tryptophan

    • C. 

      Lysine

    • D. 

      Histidine

  • 4. 
    A continuous supply of energy to the body is necessary to meet the requirements of
    • A. 

      Basal metabolic rate

    • B. 

      Specific dynamic action

    • C. 

      Physical activity

    • D. 

      All of them.

  • 5. 
    One of the following is the most important essential fatty acid in the diet
    • A. 

      Linoleic acid

    • B. 

      Arachidonic acid

    • C. 

      Oleic acid

    • D. 

      Palmitic acid.

  • 6. 
    One calorie of energy is equivalent to ____________ Joules (KJ).
  • 7. 
    The non-digestible carbohydrates are collectively known as [Blank]
  • 8. 
    The nutritional assessment method used to know the most limiting essential amino acid in relation to a standard protein is [Blank]
  • 9. 
    The biochemical parameter often used as an index for monitoring the recovery from kwashiorkor is
    • A. 

      Plasma albumin

    • B. 

      Plasma creatinine

    • C. 

      Plasma glucose

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 10. 
    A calorie is too small a unit. Therefore, it is more conveniently expressed as kilocalories (1,000 times calorie) which is represented by kcal or simply Cal (with capital ‘C’).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Is the ratio of the volume of CO2 produced to the volume of O2 utilized in the oxidation of foodstuffs
    • A. 

      The respiratory quotient (R. Q.)

    • B. 

      RDA

    • C. 

      BMR

    • D. 

      SDA

  • 12. 
    It may be noted that resting metabolic rate (RMR) is in recent use for BMR.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    SDA for protein, fat and carbohydrate are 30%, 13% and 5%, respectively. Thus, proteins possess the highest SDA while carbohydrates have the lowest.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    _________ is a conjugated protein present in rods.
  • 15. 
    The endocrine organ most predominantly associated with BMR is thyroid gland.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    The daily normal requirement of protein in an adult is 1g/kg body weight/day.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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