Week 1 Quiz
1. Question : (TCO 1) Which of the following is an example of disease that is directly caused by a nutritional deficiency?
Question 2. Question : (TCO 1) The Dietary Guidelines to Americans has defined physically active as a:
minimum of 60 minutes of moderate activity most days.
minimum of 30 minutes of moderate activity most days.
minimum of 15 minutes of intense activity most days.
total of eight hours of moderate activity per week.
Question 3. Question : (TCO 1) Aim for fitness, build a healthy base, and choose sensibly are general directives of:
The Food Guide Pyramid.
The Nutrition Facts Panel.
The Dietary Guidelines for Americans.
The Nutrition Recommendations for Canadians.
Question 4. Question : (TCO 1) Hunger is best described as:
a physiological desire to consume food.
a psychological desire to consume food.
eating that is often driven by environmental cues.
eating that is often driven by emotional cues.
Question 5. Question : (TCO 3) Which of the following does NOT describe the cell membrane of an animal cell?
Rigid barrier resistant to all noncellular molecules
Structurally organized into a lipid bilayer
Dynamic and continuously changing
Perimeter structure of the cell that is composed of phospholipids, cholesterol, proteins, and carbohydrate chains
Question 6. Question : (TCO 3) What is chyme?
Ulcerations of the esophageal lining
Healthy bacteria of the small intestine
Mixture of partially digested food, water, and gastric juices
Substance that allows for the emulsification of dietary lipid
Question 7. Question : (TCO 3) The main symptom associated with Clostridium botulinum intoxication is:
Question 8. Question : (TCO 3) Which of the following foods is most likely to contain sulfites?
Question 9. Question : (TCO 3) Which of the following is NOT a recommended method for preventing cross-contamination?
Washing utensils and cutting boards in the dishwasher
Using a porous wood cutting board
Washing dishtowels and aprons often
Separating raw and cooked foods
Question 10. Question : (TCO 3) Which of the following is an example of a persistent organic pollutant?
Week 2 Quiz.
1. Question : (TCO 1) Which of the following is a disaccharide?
Question 2. Question : (TCO 1) A disaccharide is formed by the chemical bonding of:
one monosaccharide and one polysaccharide.
Question 3. Question : (TCO 1) Which of the following carbohydrates is the end product of photosynthesis?
Question 4. Question : (TCO 2) After a meal, which hormone is responsible for moving glucose into the body's cells?
Question 5. Question : (TCO 2) Which of the following hormones is released when your blood glucose levels fall too low?
Question 6. Question : (TCO 2) Which of the following is associated with diets high in added sugars?
All of these
Question 7. Question : (TCO 3) Peggy Sue's doctor wants to screen her for reactive hypoglycemia. If her doctor's suspicions are correct and Peggy Sue does have reactive hypoglycemia, what would you expect her blood glucose concentration to be at approximately TWO HOURS after she had begun her glucose tolerance test?
Elevated as compared to a normal individual
Depressed as compared to a normal individual
Normal; two hours after consuming the glucose load, her blood concentrations will be no different from those of a normal individual
Question 8. Question : (TCO 3) Which artificial sweetener was almost banned because of a proposed relationship with bladder cancer in experimental animals?
Question 9. Question : (TCO 3) Over 16 million Americans have diabetes. Which of the following is the most prevalent form of diabetes?
Question 10. Question : (TCO 4) Yogurt is tolerated better than milk by many lactase-deficient people because:
yogurt has no lactose.
bacteria in yogurt help digest the lactose.
it has a thicker consistency.
yogurt is acidic.
Week 3 Quiz
Question 1 : (TCO 3) Which of the following is a rich source of polyunsaturated fatty acids?
Question 2. Question : (TCO 3) Which of the following foods is the richest source of omega-3 fatty acids?
Question 3. Question : (TCO 6) Which of the following health problems has been associated with high intakes of fat replacers?
Elevated blood cholesterol levels
Question 4. Question : (TCO 6) To facilitate the digestion of dietary fats, the gallbladder stores and releases a substance known as:
Question 5. Question : (TCO 6) What element makes protein different from carbohydrates and fat?
Question 6. Question : (TCO 5) All of the following are examples of protein hormones EXCEPT:
Question 7. Question : (TCO 5) The process through which mRNA copies genetic information from DNA and carries it to the ribosome is called:
Question 8. Question : (TCO 5) The type of protein-energy malnutrition characterized by a general lack of protein, energy, and nutrients in the diet is called:
sickle cell anemia.
Question 9. Question : (TCO 5) Oligopeptides are a string of ________ amino acids.
more than 25
Question 10. Question : (TCO 5) Which of the following is a genetic disorder resulting in debilitating protein abnormalities?
Mad cow disease
Week 5 Quiz
Question 1: (TCO 3) Which of the following are required components of antioxidant enzyme systems?
Question 2. Question : (TCO 3) Which of the following statements is FALSE regarding free radicals?
Free radicals are formed as a by-product of healthy metabolism.
Our body has no mechanism to combat free radicals.
Exposure to pollution increases free radical production.
Many diseases, such as cancer and heart disease, are linked to free radical damage.
Question 3. Question : (TCO 7) Taking Vitamin E supplements along with ________ can cause uncontrollable bleeding.
Question 4. Question : (TCO 7) Diseases that cause the malabsorption of fat can result in a deficiency of:
Both answers: Vitamin A and Vitamin E.
Question 5. Question : (TCO 7) The doctor has recently told Julie that she is anemic. Julie should consume ________ with her iron supplement to increase its absorption.
a tablespoon of castor oil
a glass of milk
a glass of orange juice
Question 6. Question : (TCO 8) The retinoid that has the most important physiological role in the human body is:
Question 7. Question : (TCO 8) At what stage in the development of cancer is the DNA mutated?
Question 8. Question : (TCO 8) Which of the following organs is the site of dietary Vitamin D absorption?
Question 9. Question : (TCO 9) What is the primary reason why osteoporosis incidents in the United States are expected to increase?
Inadequate treatment options
Increased diagnostic tools
Increased longevity of the population
Decline in milk consumption
Question 10. Question : (TCO 9) Newborn infants receive a single injection of Vitamin K at birth due to the fact that:
newborns do not have enough bacteria in their small intestines to make Vitamin K.
breast milk is a poor source of Vitamin K.
the trauma of labor and delivery depletes the newborn's Vitamin K stores.
newborns cannot absorb any of the Vitamin K from breast milk or formula.
Week 6 Quiz
Question 1: (TCO 1) How much energy does 10 grams of carbohydrates provide?
Question 2. Question : (TCO 2) Which of the following sports is the least likely to place a young girl or woman at risk for the female athlete triad?
Question 3. Question : (TCO 3) Which of the following BEST describes exercise?
Any movement produced by muscles that increases energy expenditure
Maximal force or tension level that can be produced by a muscle group
Leisure physical activity that is purposeful, planned, and structured
Ability to move a joint fluidly through the complete range of motion
Question 4. Question : (TCO 4) Joseph plays basketball for his high school team and he is concerned that he is not consuming enough kilocalories to support his activity. Which of the following would be the best indicator that he is not consuming adequate kilocalories?
His performance has been impaired.
He is losing weight.
His blood glucose levels are low.
His hemoglobin is low.
Question 5. Question : (TCO 5) The type of eating disorder characterized by episodes of binging and purging is:
compulsive eating disorder.
binge eating disorder.
Question 6. Question : (TCO 6) What is meant by the notion that eating behaviors are conditioned?
Eating habits affect our moods.
Previous experiences, such as those that occur during childhood, affect our current responses to food and eating behaviors.
Food consumption only occurs in response to external stimuli.
The intensity and duration of physical activity impacts our response to food and eating habits.
Question 7. Question : (TCO 7) Which of the following BEST explains why individuals with anorexia nervosa have an increased risk for developing osteoporosis?
Decreased estrogen production
Frequent electrolyte imbalance
Malabsorption of calcium
Low body weight
Question 8. Question : (TCO 8) Which of the following is the most common eating disorder?
Question 9. Question : (TCO 9) Which of the following eating disorders is the most common among men?
Question 10. Question : (TCO 10) Which of the following would NOT be an appropriate treatment strategy in treating someone with anorexia nervosa?
Minimum weight gain of five pounds/week
Restoration of healthy eating habits
Week 7 Quiz .
Question 1: (TCO 4) The inner portion of the zygote that implants in the uterine lining is called the:
Question 2. Question : (TCO 4) ________ is the point at which the ovum becomes fertilized by the sperm.
Question 3. Question : (TCO 5) During the first trimester, women are advised to gain no more than:
Question 4. Question : (TCO 6) The primary cause of heartburn and constipation during pregnancy is:
inadequate fluid intake by the mother.
overeating by the mother.
intolerance to prenatal vitamins.
relaxation of the smooth muscles.
Question 5. Question : (TCO 7) All of the following are associated with gestational diabetes EXCEPT:
delivery of a low-birth-weight infant.
increased maternal risk of developing Type II diabetes.
increased maternal risk of developing preeclampsia.
increased fetal risk of developing Type II diabetes.
Question 6. Question : (TCO 8) At birth, Baby Molly weighs seven pounds. If her growth and development are normal, what would you expect Molly to weigh on her first birthday?
Question 7. Question : (TCO 9) Overweight in children is defined as:
BMI 75th percentile.
BMI 85th percentile.
BMI 95th percentile.
BMI 100th percentile.
Question 8. Question : (TCO 10) Atrophic gastritis is a common condition among older adults that impairs the ability to absorb ________.
Question 9. Question : (TCO 10) ________ is added to municipal water supplies to promote healthy teeth formation.
Question 10. Question : (TCO 10) Peak bone mass is typically achieved in:
late teens and early 20s.
the late 30s.