What Are Nutrients? - Definition & Examples


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What are nutrients?

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1. What are the three types of macronutrients?

2. What kinds of foods are carbohydrates found in?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Nutrients are a significant subject in biology, and you can learn more about them through this combination of worksheet and interactive quiz. Some topics this quiz will inquire about are types of macronutrients, uses of vitamins, carbohydrates, monomers of proteins, and examples of minerals.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz, you will be tested on:

  • Nutrients
  • Foods containing carbohydrates
  • Three types of macronutrients
  • Uses of vitamins
  • Monomers of proteins

Skills Practiced

You will practice the following skills throughout these guides:

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding types of macronutrients
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding uses of vitamins and interpret it correctly
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information about nutrients from the related lesson on the topic
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about proteins and carbohydrates

Additional Learning

Take a look at the accompanying lesson, entitled What Are Nutrients? - Definition & Examples, to keep learning about this subject. The lesson will cover the following goals:

  • Define nutrients, glucose, minerals and other key terms
  • Differentiate between macronutrients and micronutrients
  • Know the three types of macronutrients
  • Explain how nutrients occur and are used in everyday life