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SCI228 Week 1 Quiz 1 2017 (Perfect Answer)
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Question : (TCO 1) Which statement is FALSE concerning the field of nutrition?

Nutrition is the study of how food nourishes the body.

Nutrition encompasses how we consume, digest, metabolize, and store food.

Nutrition is an ancient science that dates back to the fourteenth century.

Nutrition involves studying the factors that influence eating patterns.

Question 2. Question : (TCO 1) Which of the following is NOT required on a food label?

Sodium (mg/serving)

Calcium (mg/serving)

Dietary fiber (g/serving)

Total cholesterol (mg/serving)

Question 3. Question : (TCO 1) Which of the following is FALSE?

Lipids are soluble in water.

Lipids include triglycerides, phospholipids, and sterols.

Lipids are comprised of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen.

Lipids yield more calories per gram than carbohydrate or protein.

Question 4. Question : (TCO 1) Which federal agency conducts the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) and the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS)?

USDA (United States Department of Agriculture)

CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

ADA (American Dietetic Association)

NIH (National Institutes of Health)

Question 5. Question : (TCO 3) Barbara has just been diagnosed with celiac disease. Which of the following foods would be most dangerous for her to consume?


Rice cakes


Whole-wheat bread

Question 6. Question : (TCO 3) Collectively, the nerves of the gastrointestinal tract are referred to as:

peptic nerves.

hepatic nerves.

enteric nerves.

gastric nerves.

Question 7. Question : (TCO 3) Which of the following is the most common form of pesticides?





Question 8. Question : (TCO 3) In which of the following environments does Clostridium botulinum flourish?



< 40 F

> 140 F

Question 9. Question : (TCO 3) The two types of fungi are:

molds and spongiforms.

yeasts and helminths.

prions and dioxins.

molds and yeasts.

Question 10. Question : (TCO 3) Which human organ system is most affected by toxic levels of mercury?







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