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Eighth Grade (Grade 8) Diet and Nutrition Questions

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Grade 8 Diet and Nutrition
Carbohydrates supply the body with
  1. energy.
  2. I don't know.
  3. oxidation.
  4. carbon dioxide.
Grade 8 Diet and Nutrition
Which food group is rich in calcium?
  1. grains
  2. vegetables
  3. fruit
  4. milk and dairy
Grade 8 Diet and Nutrition
Which answer would be the incorrect example for a protein?
  1. turkey
  2. ham
  3. bacon
  4. carrots
Grade 8 Diet and Nutrition
Any food made from wheat, rice, oats, cornmeal, barley, or another cereal grain is in the Grains Group.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 8 Diet and Nutrition
What is the best way to know that the bread you are buying is a whole-grain bread?
  1. The label says "wheat bread"
  2. The bread is brown in color
  3. The bread looks and tastes "grainy"
  4. Any ingredient uses the word "whole grain"
Grade 8 Diet and Nutrition
The Grains Group could also be called the Carbohydrate Group because all foods that contain carbohydrates are in the Grains Group.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 8 Diet and Nutrition
Many people do not eat the recommended amount of whole grains. To eat more whole grain foods, you should just add more of them to what you already eat.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 8 Diet and Nutrition
Nutrients that help build and maintain body tissues are called:
  1. Minerals
  2. Proteins
  3. Vitamins
  4. Amino Acids
Grade 8 Diet and Nutrition
What are the reasons that it's important to eat a well balanced diet?
  1. To have more energy
  2. To help fight off disease
  3. To concentrate more in school
  4. all of the above
  5. none of the above
Grade 8 Diet and Nutrition
Process by which the body takes in and uses food is called:
  1. Digestion
  2. Starvation
  3. Nutrition
  4. Nutrients
Grade 8 Diet and Nutrition
What is the dietary goal for the amount of daily carbohydrate, protein, and fat intake?
  1. 55-60% carbohydrate, 10-15% protein, 30% fat
  2. 80% carbohydrate, 15% protein, 5% fat
  3. 25% carbohydrate, 60% protein, 15% fat
Grade 8 Diet and Nutrition
The average North American diet has more        fat,       ,        salt       ,                      sugar and calories                      than is recommended.
Grade 8 Diet and Nutrition
What is an example of a healthy fat?
  1. olive oil
  2. vegetable oil
  3. fish
  4. nuts
  5. all of the above
Grade 8 Diet and Nutrition
Which of the following are considered carbs?
  1. apples
  2. oranges
  3. sugar
  4. carrots
  5. all of the above
Grade 8 Diet and Nutrition
There are six classes of                 the body needs for growth.
  1. obesity
  2. physical fitness
  3. nutrients
  4. overweight
Grade 8 Diet and Nutrition
Substances in food that your body needs to function properly:
  1. Nutrients
  2. Nutrition
  3. Proteins
  4. Vitamins
Grade 8 Diet and Nutrition
Starches and sugar found in food are:
  1. Vitamins
  2. Carbohydrates
  3. Proteins
  4. Minerals
Grade 8 Diet and Nutrition
A natural drive that protects you from starvation is called:
  1. Hunger
  2. Appetite
  3. Nutrition
  4. Nutrients
Grade 8 Diet and Nutrition
Being heavy for your height means being                .
  1. obesity
  2. anorexic
  3. overweight
  4. eating disorder
Grade 8 Diet and Nutrition
Fatlike substance produced in the liver of all animals is called:
  1. Minerals
  2. Cholesterol
  3. Carbohydrate
  4. Protein
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