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NutritionPractice Quiz

1. Which nutrient is primarily needed to build parts of your body like skin and
muscles?
a. Carbohydrates b. proteins c. vitamins d. minerals e. water f. fiber
2. Which vitamin is created when your skin is exposed to ultraviolet light?
a. Vitamin A b. Vitamin B c. Vitamin C d. Vitamin D e. Vitamin E
3. Which type of nutrient is the best source of energy?
a. Carbohydrates b. proteins c. vitamins d. minerals e. water f. fiber
4. Which type of nutrient needs to be consumed most frequently?
a. Carbohydrates b. proteins c. vitamins d. minerals e. water f. fiber
5. Which of the following types of foods are considered to be good sources of
carbohydrates?
a. Vegetables b. Fruit c. Meats d. Breads e. Water
6. Fruits and vegetables are generally considered to be good sources of
a. vitamins b. carbohydrates c. proteins
7. Meats are generally considered to be good sources of
a. vitamins b. carbohydrates c. proteins
8. Vitamins and Minerals
a. help bodily functions work correctly b. provide energy
c. are the primary building material for muscle
9. Fats
a. should never be eaten because all fats are bad for human health.
b. should be eaten in small quantities because the body needs a small amount of
fat.
c. should be eaten frequently because they are a good source of energy.
10. Calcium is a
a. mineral b. proteinc. vitamin d. carbohydrate
11. Atherosclerosis is a. a disease in which cells grow rapidly and uncontrollably
b. a condition in which fatty material collects in the arteries
c. a condition where a person does not receive all of the proper dietary
requirements
12. Which of the following nutrients is needed as the main structural component
of the body?
a. Carbohydrates b. Proteins c. Fat d. Fiber
13. Which of the following nutrients is known as the sunshine vitamin?
a.Vitamin C b. Vitamin A c.Vitamin K d.Vitamin D
14. All of the following are needed for strong bones except:
a. Vitamin A b. Calcium c. Magnesium d. Vitamin D
15. Which of these nutrients is the preferred energy source for the body?
a. B Complex Vitamins b. Carbohydrates c. Fats d. Fiber
16. This nutrient is needed for a healthy immune system and strong connective
tissue:
a. Fiber b. Vitamin K c. Vitamin C d. Fluoride
17. Which of the following is the best source for Omega 3 oils?
a. Corn oil b. Wheat products c. Pork d. Sardines
18. This mineral is essential for healthy red blood cells and a deficiency causes
anemia.
a. Iron b. Magnesium c. Iodine d. Chromium
19. This vitamin is needed to prevent a birth defect called Spina Bifida
a. Vitamin D b. Vitamin A c. Folic Acid d. Vitamin E
20. This nutrient is needed for healthy thyroid function:
a. Iodine b. Fluoride c. Chromium d. Vitamin B12
21. This nutrient is most important for healthy vision:
a. Vitamin K b. Iron c. Calcium d. Vitamin A
22. What types of fats are unhealthy
a. Polyunsaturated b. Polysaccharide c. Both saturated and trans fats
d. Monounsaturated
23. What foods are most likely to contain cholesterol raising trans fats
a.Vegetables oils b. Packaged baked foods c. Red meat d. Dairy foods
24. Where does most of our body's cholesterol come from
a. Our kidneys b. Our liver c. The foods we eat d. Our pancreas
25. What would be the best 'heart healthy' snack option from the list below
a. Small portion of nuts
b. Two plain biscuits
c. Small portion of crackers
d. Tub of chocolate dessert
26. One of the following does not belong in this food group:
a. banana b. beef c. peach d. nectarine e. prunes
27. The food group in question #1 is:
a. Meat, Poultry, Fish, Beans, Eggs, and Nuts Group
b. Fats, Oils and Sweets Group
c. Fruit Group
d. Bread, Cereal, Rice and Pasta Group
e. Milk, Yogurt, and Cheese Group
28. What food doesn't belong to this food group?
a. chicken b. steak c. lamb d. crab e. kiwi
29. The food group in question #3 is:
a. Bread, Cereal, Rice and Pasta Group
b. Meat, Poultry, Fish, Beans, Eggs, and Nuts Group
c. Vegetable Group
d. Milk, Yogurt, and Cheese Group
e. Fats, Oils and Sweets Group
30. What food doesn't belong to this food group?
a. apricot b. squash c. zucchini d. potato e. broccoli
31. The food group in question #5 is:
a. Meat, Poultry, Fish, Beans, Eggs, and Nuts Group
b. Fruit Group
c. Vegetable Group
d. Fats, Oils and Sweets Group
e. Bread, Cereal, Rice and Pasta Group