Food Science And Nutrition! Trivia Facts Quiz

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Food Science And Nutrition! Trivia Facts Quiz

In the world today, people are putting a lot of importance on food science and nutrition and that being said, people are more cautious about what they consume on a daily basis. Different foods can either deteriorate or improve one’s body functions. Test out what you know about nutrition by taking up this comprehensive trivia fact quiz. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What are the specific nutritional requirements of a pregnant woman?
    • A. 

      Low protein, and iron, high energy requirements

    • B. 

      High energy requirements, higher than average protein and iron levels

    • C. 

      Banana, apple, hamburgers, and lollies.

    • D. 

      Whatever is dictated by food cravings.

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is caused by reactions from the body's immune system?
    • A. 

      Food Allergies

    • B. 

      Food Intolerance

    • C. 

      Food dislike

  • 3. 
    Which type of legume is most commonly associated with a food allergy?
    • A. 

      Snow Peas

    • B. 

      Brazil Nuts, Hazel nuts and walnuts

    • C. 

      Broad Beans

    • D. 

      Peanuts

  • 4. 
    A food allergy occurs when:
  • 5. 
    Allergic reactions can affect your...
    • A. 

      Gastrointestinal tract, breathing, cardiovascular system, skin

    • B. 

      Eyesight, brainpower, fingernail growth, physical attractiveness

    • C. 

      Fat, energy, nutrition composition, pregnancy

    • D. 

      Heart rate, diabetes, teeth, stomach

  • 6. 
    Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia are examples of what?
    • A. 

      Eating disorders

    • B. 

      Heart disease

    • C. 

      Nervous system failure

    • D. 

      Physical disabilty

  • 7. 
    Athletes should consume how much protein per day?
    • A. 

      2 cups

    • B. 

      5% of body weight

    • C. 

      1g/kg of body weight

    • D. 

      As much as is contained in 5eggs or a small beef steak.

  • 8. 
    What proportion of Australians are classified as obese?
    • A. 

      20%

    • B. 

      2/3 of the population

    • C. 

      3%

    • D. 

      No one- a little bit of extra weight never hurt anyone

  • 9. 
    Vegetarians are?
    • A. 

      People who prefer to eat meat

    • B. 

      People who avoid vegetables

    • C. 

      People who prefer not to eat meat

    • D. 

      People who eat both meat and vegetables

    • E. 

      People who like eggs

  • 10. 
    What are the major causes of death in Australia related to?
    • A. 

      Lead poisoning

    • B. 

      Cancer

    • C. 

      Shark attacks

    • D. 

      Diet and lifestyle

  • 11. 
    There are 3 types of vegetarian diets. They include?
    • A. 

      Pure vegetarian diet or vegan diet, lacto-vegetarian diet, lacto-ovo-vegetarian diet.

    • B. 

      Vegetarian, carnivourous diet, omnivoro- vegetarian

    • C. 

      Bacon, eggs, cheese

    • D. 

      Apple diet, banana, leafy greens

  • 12. 
    Many religious and cultural groups have special food needs. Muslims have very stricty guidelines, they do not eat.........?
    • A. 

      Beef

    • B. 

      Pork or drink alcohol

    • C. 

      Strawberries

    • D. 

      Fish and chicken

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