FOOD And NUTRITION Obj (Q1-10): Integrated Science Current WASSCE Questions

Integrated Science Current WASSCE Past Questions: FOOD And NUTRITION Objective Questions (2011-2019)

I) Questions that occur multiple times means they were repeated over the period under consideration

II) Candidates are expected to spend 50 seconds on each objective question. Candidates are therefore required to spend between 8-9minutes on these 10 questions. Start work now!!

1. Which of the following foodstuffs would liberate the highest amount of energy when a unit weight is oxidized
A. Beans
B. Cassava
C. Palm oil
D. Yam

2. A patient suffering from mulfunctioning of the thyroid gland would need a diet containing
A. Calcium
B. Iodine
C. Vitamin B
D. Vitamin K

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3. Rouphage in human diet
A. Is responsible for metabolism
B. Acts a medium of fat soluble vitamins
C. Prevents constipation
D. Helps heal wounds

4. Which of the following diseases results from a vitamin deficiency
A. Ascariasis
B. Desentry
C. Scurvy
D. Tuberculosis

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5. Calcium is needed in the human body for the
A. Development of strong bones and teeth
B. Production of thyroxin
C. Formation of blood plasma
D. Formation of haemoglobin

6. Which of the following vegetables provides the largest amount of rouphage in diet of humans?
A. Beans
B. Cabbage
C. Carrot
D. Pepper

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7. Green plants are regarded as autotrophs because they
A. Can use only chlorophyll and oxygen to synthesize food
B. Can use only carbon dioxide to synthesize food
C. Are capable of synthesizing their own food
D. Are directly dependent on other organisms

8. Which of the following functions of proteins in animals are correct
I. Enzyme formation
II. Formation of protoplasm
III. Insulation of body against heat
IV. Repair and replacement of worn out cells
A. I and II only
B. III and IV only
C. I, II and IV only
D. II, III and IV only

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9. Gum bleeding in humans is caused by the deficiency of
A. Vitamin A
B. Vitamin B1
C. Vitamin C
D. Vitamin D

10. Which of the following statements about fats are correct? They
I. Are solid at room temperature
II. Are unsaturated
III. Have higher melting points than oils
A. I and II only
B. I and III only
C. II and III only
D. I, II and III

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1. C
2. B
3. C
4. C
5. A

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6. B
7. C
8. C
9. C
10. B

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