KS2 PSHE Quiz - Healthy Food and Exercise (Questions)

Healthy food and exercise involves a balanced diet and keeping fit. Eating a healthy diet and exercising regularly helps us to keep healthy. Do you know the difference between proteins, carbohydrates and fibres? Which food groups are good for us, and which should we watch our intake of?

Some people go to the gym to keep fit, but it's not necessary. Walking, jogging and even doing exercises in your own home or garden is enough to keep you healthy. Swimming is a great way to exercise and it's important to learn to swim.

This quiz tests your knowledge of healthy eating and exercise.

1. How many main food groups are there?
[ ] 2
[ ] 4
[ ] 5
[ ] 10
2. What do we gain from eating fruit and vegetables?
[ ] Vitamins and fibre
[ ] Fibre and protein
[ ] Fibre
[ ] Vitamins and protein
3. Which food groups give us energy?
[ ] Milk and dairy
[ ] Fruit and vegetables
[ ] Meat, fish and beans
[ ] Cereals and bread
4. Which food group gives us lots of calcium and other minerals?
[ ] Milk and dairy
[ ] Fruit and vegetables
[ ] Meat, fish and beans
[ ] Cereals and bread
5. Which food group should we not eat much of?
[ ] Fats
[ ] Fruit and vegetables
[ ] Cereals and bread
[ ] Milk and dairy
6. What do we gain from meat, fish and beans?
[ ] Protein
[ ] Calcium
[ ] Fibre
[ ] Vitamins
7. Which food group does rice belong to?
[ ] Fats
[ ] Fruit and vegetables
[ ] Cereals and bread
[ ] Milk and dairy
8. Which food group does cheese belong to?
[ ] Meat, fish and beans
[ ] Milk and dairy
[ ] Fruit and vegetables
[ ] Cereals and bread
9. What type of exercise strengthens our heart?
[ ] Resistance
[ ] Aerobic
[ ] Weight bearing
[ ] Relaxing
10. Which of these is NOT a benefit of regular exercise?
[ ] Keeps us slim
[ ] Makes our muscles strong
[ ] Prevents heart attack
[ ] Stops us getting spots

 

KS2 PSHE Quiz - Healthy Food and Exercise (Answers)
1. How many main food groups are there?
[ ] 2
[ ] 4
[x] 5
[ ] 10
These are dairy; cereal and bread; fats; meat, fish and beans; fruit and vegetables
2. What do we gain from eating fruit and vegetables?
[x] Vitamins and fibre
[ ] Fibre and protein
[ ] Fibre
[ ] Vitamins and protein
Which is your favourite fruit?
3. Which food groups give us energy?
[ ] Milk and dairy
[ ] Fruit and vegetables
[ ] Meat, fish and beans
[x] Cereals and bread
Bread is a very versatile food
4. Which food group gives us lots of calcium and other minerals?
[x] Milk and dairy
[ ] Fruit and vegetables
[ ] Meat, fish and beans
[ ] Cereals and bread
Calcium is good for our bones
5. Which food group should we not eat much of?
[x] Fats
[ ] Fruit and vegetables
[ ] Cereals and bread
[ ] Milk and dairy
Snack and junk foods are full of fat
6. What do we gain from meat, fish and beans?
[x] Protein
[ ] Calcium
[ ] Fibre
[ ] Vitamins
Protein is used to build and repair tissue
7. Which food group does rice belong to?
[ ] Fats
[ ] Fruit and vegetables
[x] Cereals and bread
[ ] Milk and dairy
There are different flavours of rice
8. Which food group does cheese belong to?
[ ] Meat, fish and beans
[x] Milk and dairy
[ ] Fruit and vegetables
[ ] Cereals and bread
Cheese is made from milk
9. What type of exercise strengthens our heart?
[ ] Resistance
[x] Aerobic
[ ] Weight bearing
[ ] Relaxing
Swimming and walking are examples of aerobic exercises
10. Which of these is NOT a benefit of regular exercise?
[ ] Keeps us slim
[ ] Makes our muscles strong
[ ] Prevents heart attack
[x] Stops us getting spots
Make sure you get some exercise today!