You Are What You Eat Quiz

60 Minutes | All | Indoors

Take part in the "you are what you eat" quiz



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You Are What You Eat Quiz

60 Minutes | All | Indoors

  • Pens or Pencils
  • A4 Paper
  • Make a meal activity sheet

  1. Gather your friends and family to do this activity
  2. Everyone should get into small groups or do the activity as individuals
  3. Get a sheet of paper and a pen or pencil
  4. Everyone should choose a team name and write it at the top of their sheet
  5. The team name could be a piece of fruit or a vegetable
  6. Explain to everyone that they’ll be doing a healthy lifestyles quiz, with groups getting one point for each correct answer
  7. The quiz (written below) contains true or false, multiple choice and other kinds of questions, with more than one answer (and point!) available for some questions
  8. When everyone’s ready, begin the quiz
  9. When all the questions have been answered, have groups swap answer sheets
  10. Read out the correct answers, and have the groups mark each other’s
  11. Write a total score (out of 25) next to the team name
  12. Groups can stay together or mix themselves into different small groups
  13. All of the original team names and points should be retained
  14. Give each group a ‘Make a meal’ sheet
  15. Explain how the ‘Make a meal’ sheet works
  16. Each of the meals has a score out of five for Cooking time, Cooking skill, Utensils needed, Shelf life and Nutritional value
  17. They also have a cost value
  18. These values are measured in the points won earlier in the quiz
  19. Convenient, unhealthy foods are expensive, using a lot of points in cost value, while nutritious foods can take more preparation, using a lot of points in areas like ‘Cooking time ’
  20. Using their points total from the quiz, each group should make five meals for the week
  21. The meals should be well balanced, healthy and nutritious, with a few treats thrown in
  22. Groups should only spend the points they won and no more
  23. Give everyone time to come up with their meals, using the points they have
  24. When everyone’s done this, they should come together again to share their choices
  25. Discuss why each group chose the meals they did

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