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Writing, Speech, Debate, & General Knowledge
4.4 Healthy Eating

Directions: The following questions have been designed to test and improve your knowledge of the topic of healthy eating. Answer these questions and verify your answers. Then, write an essay on whether you think the government should regulate the type of food that is served in fast food restaurants.

Reference: MyPyramid.gov

Q 1: A recent health campaign by the American government has attempted to impress the need to eat lots of fruit and vegetables using the slogan ______.
''5 a day''
''1 a day''
''2 a day''

Q 2: 'Orthorexia nervosa' means
abnormal weight gain
an obsession with healthy eating
voluntary starvation

Q 3: In 2005, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) released a completely new food pyramid called My Pyramid. Along with the food groups, it emphasizes _____.
phsyical activity
creative activities
higher education

Q 4: Wheat, rice, and maize are examples of the food group ____.
vegetables
grains
fruits

Q 5: Which of these is NOT a vegetable?
potato
fish
carrot
spinach

Q 6: If grains contain endosperm as well as bran and germ, they are called
whole grains
refined grains
pure grains

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