QUIZ 1: NUTRITION Topic # 3041 Nutrition 1. Name the six nutrients needed by the body. a. b. c. d. e. f. True or False 2. _____ Water accounts for 70% or more of the composition of plants and animals. 3. _____ Carbohydrates are a source of energy. 4. _____ A digestible nutrient cannot be broken down and absorbed by the body. 5. _____ Carbohydrates are the largest part of an animal's food supply. 6. _____ A nutrient is any class of food that aids in the support of life that makes it possible for animals to grow or provide energy for physiological processes. 7. Name 3 functions water performs in plants and animals. a. b. c. Fill in the blank 8. Minerals can be found primarily in ____________ and ____________. 9. Which nutrient is needed in only minute amounts? a. Fats b. Vitamins c. Minerals d. Carbohydrates 10. Why are proteins needed by the body?