MyPlate Protein Quiz!

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What do you know about MyPlate’s protein food group? Find out with this speedy protein quiz!

1. Which of the following is part of the protein food group?

A. Meat
B. Beans and peas
C. Poultry
D. Processed soy products
E. Eggs
F. Seafood
G. Nuts and seeds
H. All of the above

2. Fill in the blank: Most people should eat _____ ounces of seafood per week.

A. 0
B. 4
C. 8
D. 12

3. True or false? The advice to consume seafood does not apply to vegetarians.

A. True
B. False

4. Which of the following does not count as an ounce equivalent in the protein food group?

A. 1 ounce of meat, poultry or fish
B. 1 ounce of nuts or seeds
C. ¼ cup cooked beans
D. 1 egg
E. 1 tablespoon of peanut butter


  1. H. All of the above
  2. C. 8
  3. A. True
  4. B. 1 ounce of nuts or seeds. 1/2 an ounce of nuts or seeds is an ounce equivalent in the protein food group.

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MyPlate Protein Quiz

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And don't miss the members-only in-depth look at protein in the post MyPlate's Protein Food Group: What You Need to Know.

MyPlate Protein Overview

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