Unit 7: Food - Section B, C, D

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Unit 7: Food - Section B, C, D

Unit 7 Food Quiz


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How many Calories are stored in one gram of fat?
    • A. 

      11

    • B. 

      9

    • C. 

      7

    • D. 

      4

  • 2. 
    Which type of food nutrient is the body’s most efficient source of energy?
    • A. 

      Fats

    • B. 

      Carbohydrates

    • C. 

      Proteins

    • D. 

      Vitamins

  • 3. 
    A person is planning a backpacking trip during which the person must carry all of his or her food and equipment. To save weight, the person needs foods that have the highest possible number of Calories per gram. A food like this would be
    • A. 

      Candy canes

    • B. 

      Cheese

    • C. 

      Apples

    • D. 

      Lowfat yogurt

  • 4. 
    The structural polysaccharide found in the cell walls of plants, which is the main constituent of our roughage/fiber, is called
    • A. 

      Glycogen

    • B. 

      Starch

    • C. 

      Glucose

    • D. 

      Cellulose

  • 5. 
    Table sugar, beet sugar, and cane sugar are common names for
    • A. 

      Galactose

    • B. 

      Sucrose

    • C. 

      Fructose

    • D. 

      Glucose

  • 6. 
    The main food sources of starch eaten in the United States are
    • A. 

      Corn, meat, and celery

    • B. 

      Wheat, rice, and beans

    • C. 

      Rice, barley, and fish

    • D. 

      Corn, wheat, and potatoes

  • 7. 
    Which nutrient is not used in the processes of growth and development?
    • A. 

      Vitamins

    • B. 

      Protein

    • C. 

      Fats

    • D. 

      Fiber

  • 8. 
    Both sugar and starch are
    • A. 

      Vitamins

    • B. 

      Proteins

    • C. 

      Fats

    • D. 

      Carbohydrates

  • 9. 
    Fats that contain several carbon-carbon double bonds are
    • A. 

      Monounsaturated

    • B. 

      Monosaturated

    • C. 

      Polyunsaturated

    • D. 

      Polysaturated

  • 10. 
    Fats that have only single bonds between carbons are
    • A. 

      Saturated

    • B. 

      Monounsaturated

    • C. 

      Diunsaturated

    • D. 

      Polyunsaturated

  • 11. 
    Which class of compounds provides the basic building blocks for our bodies?
    • A. 

      Minerals

    • B. 

      Proteins

    • C. 

      Fats

    • D. 

      Carbohydrates

  • 12. 
    Proteins are made up of
    • A. 

      Carbohydrates

    • B. 

      Hydrocarbons

    • C. 

      Amino acids

    • D. 

      Trace elements

  • 13. 
    Each gram of carbohydrate burned supplies approximately four
    • A. 

      Joules

    • B. 

      Calories

    • C. 

      Calories

    • D. 

      Kilojoules

  • 14. 
    Two simple sugars can combine to form a
    • A. 

      Peptide

    • B. 

      Dipeptide

    • C. 

      Monosaccharide

    • D. 

      Disaccharide