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Nutrition and Health MCQ|ICDS Supervisor Exam|ICDS Supervisor Kerala PSC (1-20)

Nutrition and Health MCQ|ICDS Supervisor Exam|ICDS Supervisor Kerala PSC  (1-20)

Nutrition and Health MCQ

In this post, 20 MCQ Questions are added on Nutrition and Health which were important for ICDS Supervisor Exam. Kerala PSC and other states PSC's are conducting Exams for ICDS Supervisor. Study materials are available for other topics also like Home ScienceFood and NutritionPsychologyPhysiologyMicrobiologySociology and Nutrition and Health for ICDS Supervisor Kerala PSC Exam

Nutrition and Health MCQ

1. A substance needed by the body for growth, energy, repair and maintenance is called a
A: nutrient
B: carbohydrate
C: calorie
D: fatty acid
Ans: A

2. All of the following are nutrients found in food except _____.
A: plasma
B: proteins
C: carbohydrates
D: vitamins
Ans: A

3. A diet high in saturated fats can be linked to which of the following?
A: kidney failure
B: bulimia
C: anorexia
D: cardiovascular disease
Ans: D

4. Amylases in saliva begin the breakdown of carbohydrates into __________.
A: fatty acids
B: polypeptides
C: amino acids
D: simple sugars
Ans: D

5. Your body needs vitamins and minerals because ___________.
A: they give the body energy
B: they help carry out metabolic reactions
C: they insulate the body’s organs
D: they withdraw heat from the body

Ans: B

6. Food passes through the stomach directly by _________.
A: the large intestine
B: the small intestine
C: the heart
D: the pancreas

Ans: B

7. About half of your diet should be made up of __________.
A: grains and vegetables
B: fruits and milk
C: milk and cheese
D: fats and sugars

Ans: A

8. A mineral that the body needs to work properly is _____________.
A: calcium
B: silver
C: gold
D: lead
Ans: A

9. According to the MyPyramid food guidance system, a person should obtain most of their fat from
A: beef, chicken, and fish
B: vegetables oils, nuts, and fish
C: fats, oils, and sweets
D: milk, yogurt, and cheese

Ans: B

10. A(n) ___________ is a unit of energy that indicates the amount of energy contained in food.
A: label
B: food guide pyramid
C: calorie
D: basket

Ans: C

11. This food group is our body’s best source of energy?
A. Meat Group
B. fats, oils and sweets
C. bread and cereals
D. milk and cheese

Ans: C

12. Which of these is NOT considered a nutrient?
A. vitamins
B. minerals
C. fiber
D. fats

Ans: C
13. Which of these is added to the food label because people sometimes don’t eat ENOUGH of this?
A. fat
B. calcium
C. sodium
D. cholesterol
Ans: B

14. Which of these is required on the food label?
A. total carbohydrate
B. sugars
C. iron
D. all of the above

Ans: D

15. The bread, cereal, rice and pasta group is a good source of _______?
A. carbohydrate
B. vitamin C
C. calcium
D. vitamin D
Ans: A

16. Citrus fruits are an excellent source of _______?
A. calcium
B. vitamin c
C. vitamin B
D. calories
Ans: B

17. Foods from the meat, poultry, fish dry beans, eggs and nuts group are an important source of
A. iron
B. fiber
C. beta carotene
D. calcium
Ans: A

18. Which food contains the most fat?
A. graham crackers
B. brownies
C. pudding
D. angel food cake

Ans: B
19. The milk, cheese & yogurt group are important for ________?
A. strong bones
B. teeth
C. muscles
D. all of the above

Ans: D

20. How many servings of vegetables do we need each day?
A. 611
B. 23
C. 35
D. 12
Ans: C

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