KS3 Design and Technology Food quiz. Food is any substance consumed to provide nutritional support for an organism. Food is usually of plant or animal origin, and contains essential nutrients, such as carbohydrates, fats, proteins, vitamins, or minerals. Food makes your body work, grow and repair itself. The kind of food you eat can affect the efficiency of these processes. Body function and the food that sustains it is infinitely complex. Food is in fact one of the most complicated sets of chemicals imaginable. Getting to know which nutrients are in which foods can help you to understand something of this complex relationship between your food and your body.
Eating can be defined as the consumption of food and liquid to sustain life and to meet our body’s basic needs for growth, development, and function. Every cell in the body depends on a continuous supply of calories and nutrients, whether obtained through food, IV nutrients, or tube feedings. Eating and food, however, also have symbolic meanings associated with love, sensuality, comfort, stress reduction, security, reward, and power. All of us have turned to food at one time or another for comfort, to help us cope with stressful experiences, to control our emotions, and to satisfy desires.
This KS3 Design and Technology quiz asks questions about food. The flavour and taste of food will determine whether or not you like it. With regards to your D and T classes, an exciting range of food materials is available for designing and making food products. During your studies, you will find out why certain ingredients are used in cooking, what they do and how they work.
When putting different types of food together to prepare a meal, you need to know what nutrients they contain, for example, meat and fish contain protein and some of the vitamins your body requires. A nutritious meal will contain the nutrients that your body needs in the right quantities. Pre-cooked meals are readily available and usually just need reheating - perfect for people who are short of time. The trouble is, they are often not very well balanced and provide you with too many calories and too much salt. The can also contain artificial chemicals called additives to which some people are allergic.
Pre-cooked foods packaged as complete dishes or meals that only need reheating are known as what?
The taste buds in the tongue can detect how many basic tastes?
What are the basic tastes?
Many of the foods we eat are:
Which of the following is a disadvantage of pre-cooked and pre-packed food that is bought from shops and supermarkets?
In a sponge cake, which ingredient acts as a binding agent?
There are three sorts of raising agent. What are they?
A way to thicken a liquid is to use some form of starch such as cornflour or arrowroot. What is this called?
Bread, sugar, potatoes and pasta are all good sources of which nutrient?
Which of these foods are high in protein?
Grapefruits, oranges, lemons and limes are high in which vitamin?
Which of these might you use to bind together moist or slippery ingredients?
Gelatine returns to a liquid if it is heated above ......
Which of these is a way of preserving food?
How must the ingredients be listed on a food label?