Nutrition Test

  1. There are how many food groups?
    a. 5
    b. 8
    c. 6
    d. none of the above
  2. The food pyramid was put out by the USDA in what year?
    a. 1996
    b. 1992
    c. 1987
    d. none of the above
  3. The USDA recommends how many servings a day for the Bread, Cereal, Rice and Pasta group?
    a. 3-4
    b. 5-8
    c. 6-11
    d. none of the above
  4. The USDA recommends how many servings a day for the Fruit group?
    a. 2-4
    b. 3-4
    c. 5-8
    d. none of the above
  5. The USDA recommends how many servings a day for the Milk, Yogurt and Cheese group?
    a. 3-5
    b. 6-11
    c. 2-4
    d. none of the above
  6. Which of the following give the body fuel for energy?
    a. fats
    b. carbohydrates
    c. proteins
    d. all of the above
  7. 1 gram of fat supplies the body with how many calories?
    a. 4
    b. 9
    c. 5
    d. none of the above
  8. 1 gram of protein supplies the body with how many calories?
    a. 4
    b. 9
    c. 5
    d. none of the above
  9. 1 gram of carbohydrates supplies the body with how many calories?
    a. 4
    b. 9
    c. 5
    d. none of the above
  10. Vitamins supply how many calories to the body?
    a. 4
    b. 9
    c. 5
    d. none of the above
  11. Lack of vitamin A can cause which of the following?
    a. a pimple with pus
    b. sty in the eye
    c. night blindness
    d. all of the above
  12. All of the following are fat soluble vitamins EXCEPT
    a. vitamin K
    b. vitamin B
    c. vitamin A
    d. vitamin D
  13. What vitamin is also known as the sunshine vitamin?
    a. vitamin K
    b. vitamin B
    c. vitamin A
    d. vitamin D
  14. Vitamin E is stored mainly in the
    a. liver
    b. heart
    c. stomach
    d. pancreas
  15. Antibiotics can cause a halt in the production of what vitamin?
    a. vitamin E
    b. vitamin K
    c. vitamin D
    d. vitamin A
  16. Children can get rickets from a lack of what vitamin?
    a. vitamin E
    b. vitamin K
    c. vitamin D
    d. vitamin A
  17. Which vitamin has an essential role in the blood clotting process?
    a. vitamin K
    b. vitamin B
    c. vitamin A
    d. vitamin C
  18. Extreme deficiency of what vitamin can cause scurvy?
    a. vitamin K
    b. vitamin B
    c. vitamin A
    d. vitamin C
  19. A thiamine deficiency can cause what?
    a. pellagra
    b. anemia
    c. beriberi
    d. all of the above
  20. What vitamin plays a vital role in collagen formation?
    a. vitamin B1
    b. vitamin C
    c. riboflavin
    d. none of the above
  21. Niacin deficiency can result in what disease?
    a. pellagra
    b. scurvy
    c. beriberi
    d. all of the above
  22. What vitamin is usually given to help an infant who is having convulsions?
    a. niacin
    b. cobalamin
    c. folate
    d. pyridoxine
  23. What vitamin can only be absorbed if the intrinsic factor is present?
    a. b-1
    b. b-6
    c. b-12
    d. none of the above
  24. All of the following are elements most frequently deficient Except
    a. riboflavin
    b. silicon
    c. calcium
    d. iodine
  25. Ascorbic acid is another name for which vitamin?
    a. vitamin K
    b. vitamin C
    c. vitamin A
    d. none of the above
  26. Vitamin b-1 is also known as
    a. thiamine
    b. niacin
    c. pyridoxine
    d. none of the above