Food Science And Nutrition! Trivia Facts Quiz

Approved & Edited by ProProfs Editorial Team
The editorial team at ProProfs Quizzes consists of a select group of subject experts, trivia writers, and quiz masters who have authored over 10,000 quizzes taken by more than 100 million users. This team includes our in-house seasoned quiz moderators and subject matter experts. Our editorial experts, spread across the world, are rigorously trained using our comprehensive guidelines to ensure that you receive the highest quality quizzes.
Learn about Our Editorial Process
| By Beetroot
B
Beetroot
Community Contributor
Quizzes Created: 1 | Total Attempts: 821
Questions: 12 | Attempts: 828

SettingsSettingsSettings
Food Science And Nutrition! Trivia Facts Quiz - 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.

    Correct Answer
    B. High energy requirements, higher than average protein and iron levels
    Explanation
    Pregnant Woman exerts more energy at this stage of her life than at any other, she requires protein for the development of the fetus, uterus, placenta, breasts and blood supply. Iron is essential for red blood cell development.

    Rate this question:

  • 2. 

    Which of the following is caused by reactions from the body's immune system?

    • A.

      Food Allergies

    • B.

      Food Intolerance

    • C.

      Food dislike

    Correct Answer
    A. Food Allergies
    Explanation
    Food allergies cause a reaction to occur within the body's immune system.

    Rate this question:

  • 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

    Correct Answer
    D. Peanuts
    Explanation
    peanuts are the most common cause of food allergy.

    Rate this question:

  • 4. 

    A food allergy occurs when:

    Correct Answer
    your immune system responds to a food it mistakenly believes is harmful.
    you eat a range of food very quickly
    you dislike the taste of a particular food.
    Explanation
    Your immune system will respond to a food allergy causing a range of symptoms.

    Rate this question:

  • 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

    Correct Answer
    A. Gastrointestinal tract, breathing, cardiovascular system, skin
    Explanation
    a. is correct it can affect each of these parts of the body system.

    Rate this question:

  • 6. 

    Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia are examples of what?

    • A.

      Eating disorders

    • B.

      Heart disease

    • C.

      Nervous system failure

    • D.

      Physical disabilty

    Correct Answer
    A. Eating disorders
    Explanation
    Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia are both well-known eating disorders. Anorexia Nervosa is characterized by an intense fear of gaining weight, resulting in severe calorie restriction and significant weight loss. Bulimia involves episodes of binge eating followed by compensatory behaviors such as purging or excessive exercise. Both disorders have serious physical and psychological consequences and require medical and psychological intervention for treatment.

    Rate this question:

  • 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.

    Correct Answer
    C. 1g/kg of body weight
    Explanation
    The recommended amount of protein intake for athletes is 1g/kg of body weight. This means that for every kilogram of body weight, athletes should consume 1 gram of protein. This is important for muscle recovery and growth, as protein helps repair and build muscle tissues after intense physical activity. Consuming the appropriate amount of protein can also aid in improving athletic performance and preventing muscle loss.

    Rate this question:

  • 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

    Correct Answer
    A. 20%
    Explanation
    According to the given answer, 20% of Australians are classified as obese. This means that out of the total population of Australia, approximately one-fifth of the people are considered obese. Obesity is a serious health issue that can lead to various medical conditions, so it is important to address and prevent it.

    Rate this question:

  • 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

    Correct Answer
    C. People who prefer not to eat meat
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "People who prefer not to eat meat." Vegetarians are individuals who choose to exclude meat from their diet, whether it be for ethical, environmental, or health reasons. They typically consume plant-based foods such as fruits, vegetables, grains, legumes, and nuts. Some vegetarians may also include dairy products and eggs in their diet, while others may avoid these animal products as well.

    Rate this question:

  • 10. 

    What are the major causes of death in Australia related to?

    • A.

      Lead poisoning

    • B.

      Cancer

    • C.

      Shark attacks

    • D.

      Diet and lifestyle

    Correct Answer
    D. Diet and lifestyle
    Explanation
    Diet and lifestyle are major causes of death in Australia because poor dietary choices and unhealthy lifestyle habits can lead to various chronic diseases such as heart disease, stroke, diabetes, and certain types of cancer. These diseases are often preventable through adopting a healthy diet and lifestyle, including regular exercise, maintaining a healthy weight, and avoiding tobacco and excessive alcohol consumption. Therefore, focusing on improving diet and lifestyle choices can significantly reduce the risk of mortality in Australia.

    Rate this question:

  • 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

    Correct Answer
    A. Pure vegetarian diet or vegan diet, lacto-vegetarian diet, lacto-ovo-vegetarian diet.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is pure vegetarian diet or vegan diet, lacto-vegetarian diet, lacto-ovo-vegetarian diet. These three types of vegetarian diets are commonly followed by individuals who choose not to consume meat or animal products. A pure vegetarian or vegan diet excludes all animal products, including meat, dairy, eggs, and honey. A lacto-vegetarian diet includes dairy products but excludes meat and eggs. A lacto-ovo-vegetarian diet includes both dairy products and eggs but excludes meat. These diets provide various options for individuals who prefer to follow a vegetarian lifestyle.

    Rate this question:

  • 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

    Correct Answer
    B. Pork or drink alcohol
    Explanation
    Muslims have very strict guidelines when it comes to their dietary restrictions. They are not allowed to consume pork or drink alcohol. These restrictions are based on religious beliefs and are followed by practicing Muslims as a way to maintain purity and obedience to their faith.

    Rate this question:

Quiz Review Timeline +

Our quizzes are rigorously reviewed, monitored and continuously updated by our expert board to maintain accuracy, relevance, and timeliness.

  • Current Version
  • Mar 20, 2023
    Quiz Edited by
    ProProfs Editorial Team
  • Sep 17, 2009
    Quiz Created by
    Beetroot
Back to Top Back to top
Advertisement
×

Wait!
Here's an interesting quiz for you.

We have other quizzes matching your interest.