Health: Elementary School: 1st and 2nd Grade Quiz - Staying Healthy - What Sort Of Food Should We Eat? (Questions)

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Do you eat just one type of food? No - even if you have a favorite food, you will need to eat other things as well if you want to stay healthy. When looking at staying healthy in school you have probably learned that people need a balanced diet - they need to eat a variety of different foods. What have you found out about a balanced diet?

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1. Sam likes donuts. But what will happen if Sam only eats donuts?
[ ] He will be very happy
[ ] He will become ill
[ ] He will turn into a donut
[ ] He will dream about donuts
2. Which one of these is best in a healthy diet?
[ ] Donuts
[ ] Vegetables
[ ] Candies
[ ] Potato chips
3. Here is a list of foods: cabbage, Brussels sprouts, lettuce, broccoli, spinach. What do we call these vegetables?
[ ] Beans
[ ] Greens
[ ] Reds
[ ] Roots
4. Eating fruit is good for us. Many fruits have an important chemical in them. It helps keep us healthy. What is it called?
[ ] Hydrogen
[ ] Carbon dioxide
[ ] Oxygen
[ ] Vitamin C
5. What is toast made from?
[ ] Potatoes
[ ] Pizza
[ ] Bread
[ ] Cookies
6. Some children have allergies. They must be careful not to eat certain foods. What might happen if they eat those foods?
[ ] They will become ill
[ ] They will eat more of them
[ ] They will laugh and play
[ ] They will ask for more
7. We need a variety of foods to grow and stay healthy. What else do we need to stay healthy?
[ ] Ice Cream
[ ] Candies
[ ] Chocolate
[ ] Water
8. Alex has just woken up. She gets up, washes and cleans her teeth. Then she gets dressed. Before she sets off for school, she has something to eat. Alex has her _________.
[ ] Breakfast
[ ] Lunch
[ ] Tea
[ ] Supper
9. What should you do to have a healthy diet?
[ ] Eat the same thing every day
[ ] Eat lots of the same thing
[ ] Eat different types of food
[ ] Eat lots of food
10. Which of these is the best healthy option?
[ ] Cakes and cookies
[ ] Potato chips and donuts
[ ] Fruit and vegetables
[ ] Ice cream and candies
Health: Elementary School: 1st and 2nd Grade Quiz - Staying Healthy - What Sort Of Food Should We Eat? (Answers)
1. Sam likes donuts. But what will happen if Sam only eats donuts?
[ ] He will be very happy
[x] He will become ill
[ ] He will turn into a donut
[ ] He will dream about donuts
Sam might dream about donuts, and he might be happy. But if you only eat one food, it will make you ill. Sam needs a varied diet
2. Which one of these is best in a healthy diet?
[ ] Donuts
[x] Vegetables
[ ] Candies
[ ] Potato chips
Vegetables give us special chemicals to help us to grow and stay healthy
3. Here is a list of foods: cabbage, Brussels sprouts, lettuce, broccoli, spinach. What do we call these vegetables?
[ ] Beans
[x] Greens
[ ] Reds
[ ] Roots
Green vegetables are good for us. Do you always eat up your greens?
4. Eating fruit is good for us. Many fruits have an important chemical in them. It helps keep us healthy. What is it called?
[ ] Hydrogen
[ ] Carbon dioxide
[ ] Oxygen
[x] Vitamin C
Vitamin C is in lots of fruit and veg
5. What is toast made from?
[ ] Potatoes
[ ] Pizza
[x] Bread
[ ] Cookies
Bread comes in all sorts of different shapes and sizes. Some bread is white. Eating some white bread is okay, but doctors say that brown bread - wholemeal, wholegrain or granary - is even better in a healthy diet
6. Some children have allergies. They must be careful not to eat certain foods. What might happen if they eat those foods?
[x] They will become ill
[ ] They will eat more of them
[ ] They will laugh and play
[ ] They will ask for more
Some children are allergic to nuts. Nuts can make them very ill
7. We need a variety of foods to grow and stay healthy. What else do we need to stay healthy?
[ ] Ice Cream
[ ] Candies
[ ] Chocolate
[x] Water
We have to have something to drink
8. Alex has just woken up. She gets up, washes and cleans her teeth. Then she gets dressed. Before she sets off for school, she has something to eat. Alex has her _________.
[x] Breakfast
[ ] Lunch
[ ] Tea
[ ] Supper
It is good to have something to eat before you start your lessons
9. What should you do to have a healthy diet?
[ ] Eat the same thing every day
[ ] Eat lots of the same thing
[x] Eat different types of food
[ ] Eat lots of food
Eat lots different types of food
10. Which of these is the best healthy option?
[ ] Cakes and cookies
[ ] Potato chips and donuts
[x] Fruit and vegetables
[ ] Ice cream and candies
Do you eat plenty of fruit and veg?