Wonderful World Of Nutrition

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Nutrition Quizzes & Trivia

A quiz over a few basic points in Unit 1 in Introduction to Nutrition


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Nutrition contributes to 
    • A. 

      Emotional health

    • B. 

      Homeostasis Maintenance

    • C. 

      Spiritual Health

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    Two critical components of wellness are...
  • 3. 
    Some deficiency diseases are
    • A. 

      Heart disease, cancer, and diabetes

    • B. 

      Scurvy, goiter, rickets, and anemia

    • C. 

      AIDS, syphillis, and chlamydia

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    Macronutrients are nutrients required in relatively _______ amounts
  • 5. 
    Examples of macronutrients are 
    • A. 

      Minerals

    • B. 

      Lipids

    • C. 

      Carbohydrates

    • D. 

      Vitamins

    • E. 

      Proteins

  • 6. 
    Carbs, Lipids, Proteins, and vitamins are all examples of __________ nutrients because they contain the element _________ .
  • 7. 
    Inorganic nutrients lack the carbon element. Check all inorganic nutrients that apply:
    • A. 

      Water

    • B. 

      Fat

    • C. 

      Iron

    • D. 

      Calcium

    • E. 

      Starch

  • 8. 
    List the six classes of nutrients
  • 9. 
    Vitamins (which are organic molecules) assist with: 
    • A. 

      Building and maintaining healthy bones and tissues

    • B. 

      Fluid regulation

    • C. 

      Supplying energy to our bodies

  • 10. 
    Alcohol contains 
    • A. 

      4 kcal/g

    • B. 

      9 kcal/g

    • C. 

      5 kcal/g

    • D. 

      7 kcal/g

  • 11. 
    Of the __________ minerals (like Ca, P, Mg, Na, K, Cl) our bodies require at least ______ mg per day.