QUIZ
Carbohydrates
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24 questions
Q. What is not a type of carbohydrate?
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Fat
Fiber
Starch
Sugar
Q. Which foods do not contain natural sugar?
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apple
milk
strawberry
none of the above
Q.

What health problems are a consequence of eating too much added sugar?

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overweight

heart disease

diabetes

all of the above

Q.

Which carbohydrate provides the most bulk to the diet?

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Fructose

Lactose

Fibre

Sucrose

Q. ___________ is sugar found in fruit, honey and vegetables.
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Maltose
Lactose
Fructose
Sucrose
Q. When choosing carbohydrates, choose ones low in added ___________.
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Fiber 
Sugar 
Fat 
Vitamins
Q.

What is the function of a carbohydrate? TWO ANSWERS

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Main source of Energy

Growth and Repair

Regulates body processes

Spares protein

Q. Carbohydrates can be divides into 2 general sections. The sections are: 
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Single and compound
Simple and complex
Single and complex
Simple and compound
Q. Fruits, deserts, sweets, white flour, and sweets are __________ carbohydrates.
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Simple 
Complex
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Complex carbohydrates also known as polysaccharides, that are starches formed by longer saccharide chains, which means they take longer to break down.

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True

False

Q.

What is an example of a polysaccharide?

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White bread

Honey

Sports Drinks

Brown rice

Q.

Wholegrain carbohydrates contain which of the following nutrients?

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Fiber

Minerals

Vitamins

All of the above

Q. In which foods can you find carbohydrates?
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Fruit
Vegetables
Grains
All of the above 
Q.

Glucose and glycogen are examples of how carbohydrates...

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Are stored and circulate.

Circulate and are stored.

Are stored in the liver and muscles.

Provide energy to the body.

Q.

What is the health effect of a low CHO Diet (<50%).

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Weight gain, risk of type 2 diabetes & heart disease.

Strokes, weight loss & vitamin deficiency.

Headaches, weakness, weight loss, dizziness and irritability.

Osteoporosis, liver & kidney damage.

Q.

What is the RDA of CHO for non endurance based sports?

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30-40%

40-50%

50-60%

65-70%

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Glucose (honey, jam, soft drinks) & fructose (fruit) are examples of...

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Monosaccharides

Disaccharides

Polysaccharides

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Vitamins, minerals & fibre are found in...

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Simples CHO

Complex CHO

Unsaturated fats

Complete proteins

Q.

What is the Glycemic Index!

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A ranking system for Fats

A ranking system for Carbohydrate foods and how they affect your blood sugar

A ranking system for Protein foods & how they affect your energy

A Ranking system of vitamins & minerals

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High Glycemic Index foods give you what type of energy?

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Short term

long lasting

Endurance

Marathon

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Low Glycemic index foods give you what type of energy?

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explosive

short term

Sprinting

Long lasting

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A low number on the Glycemic index indicates that the food is digested slower?

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True

False

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What might happen to a person who constantly spikes their blood sugar throughout the day?

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Might develop insulin resistance

Might develop type 2 diabetes

Might become obese

All of the above

Q.

Select all of the low GI foods:

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Beans

Chips

Sweet potato

Vegetables

Fruit Loops

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