MCQ-1: Human Nutrition
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Question 1 of 20
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Which condition can sometimes be prevented by eating plenty of fresh fruit and vegetables?CorrectIncorrect
Question 2 of 20
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The photograph shows human blood cells as seen under a microscope at high power.
Which are red cells?CorrectIncorrect
Question 3 of 20
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The graph shows pH changes in the mouth after eating.
Why is it a good idea to brush teeth after eating?CorrectIncorrect
Question 4 of 20
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Which chemical reaction takes place in the stomach?CorrectIncorrect
Question 5 of 20
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A person has bleeding gums.
This could be caused by a lack of which nutrient?CorrectIncorrect
Question 6 of 20
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The table shows the main contents of four meals.
Which meal will be the most effective at preventing constipation?
g / 100 g carbohydrate fat fibre
protein A 18 12 8 25 B 30 32 2 12 C 38 4 22 10 D 48 15 10 5CorrectIncorrect
Question 7 of 20
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Why does chewing food speed up digestion?CorrectIncorrect
Question 8 of 20
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The diagram shows the four types of human tooth.
Which teeth are used for cutting rather than grinding food?CorrectIncorrect
Question 9 of 20
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The diagram shows an experiment kept at room temperature.
What is present in the water surrounding the membrane after 45 minutes?CorrectIncorrect
Question 10 of 20
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What is the result of a diet lacking iron?CorrectIncorrect
Question 11 of 20
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The diagram shows two food tests carried out on solution X.
Which nutrients are present in solution X?CorrectIncorrect
Question 12 of 20
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A person has their gall bladder removed.
Which statement is correct?CorrectIncorrect
Question 13 of 20
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The diagram shows blood passing through an arteriole into a capillary. Part of the capillary wall has been cut away to show the blood.
What is the level of organisation of the structures labelled P and Q?
P Q A organ cell B organ tissue C tissue cell D tissue tissueCorrectIncorrect
Question 14 of 20
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Poor nutrition can lead to a condition called rickets in which bones fail to develop properly.
The table shows some minerals and vitamins present in four foods.
Which food would be best for a child who has rickets?
calcium iron vitamin C vitamin D A ✓ x ✓ x B ✓ x x ✓ C x ✓ ✓ x D x ✓ x ✓
✓ = substance present
x = substance absentCorrectIncorrect
Question 15 of 20
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Which components make up most of the dry mass of a balanced diet?CorrectIncorrect
Question 16 of 20
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The diagram shows part of the human alimentary canal.
In which part does protein digestion begin?CorrectIncorrect
Question 17 of 20
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What is not a result of cholera infection?CorrectIncorrect
Question 18 of 20
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What is the function of bile?CorrectIncorrect
Question 19 of 20
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The following symptoms can be caused by a dietary deficiency:
- bone pain
- dental problems
- fragile bones
- skeletal deformities
A lack of which nutrient is most likely to cause these symptoms?CorrectIncorrect
Question 20 of 20
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Statements 1– 4 describe stages in the development of cholera.
- Chloride ions are secreted in the gut.
- Osmosis causes water to move into the gut.
- The infected person becomes dehydrated.
- Toxins are produced by the pathogenic bacteria.
What is the correct sequence of the four stages?CorrectIncorrect