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Nutrition 200 Self Assesment 20

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College: Second year

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1

How much more grain is consumed by livestock than by people?

10 times as much

2

What is the largest federal food assistance program in the United States?

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

3

Which of the following is characteristic of farm irrigation?

It increases the salt content in the soil

4

What is the approximate yearly increase in the worlds population

70 million

5

Limited or doubtful availability adequate and safe foods is termed food

insecurity

6

If the worlds production of food energy were equally distributed among the world's population, approximately how many kcalories per day would be available to each person?

2720

7

SNAP debit cards may be used to purchase all of the the following EXCEPT

soap

8

What is the name of the largest U.S national food recovery program?

Feeding America

9

Which of the following is NOT a major contributer to the world's supply of food energy?

Sorghum

10

Approximately what number of children worldwide die each year of malnutrition and malnutrition-related causes?

5.6 million

11

All of the following are examples of fossil fuels EXCEPT

solar

12

WHat is administered by health care workers to help treat the diarrhea and dehydration common to children suffering from diseases of poverty

Oral rehydration therapy

13

A period of extreme food shortage resulting in widespread starvation and death is known as

a famine

14

what is meant by carrying capacity of the earth?

the maximum number of living organisms that can be supported in an environment overtime.

15

On average, how many miles is a food item transported before a consumer eats it?

1500

16

The nutrients most likely to be lacking in the diet worldwide include all of the following EXCEPT

protein

17

What is the international poverty line per day for a single person?

$1.08

18

Diseases of poverty are known to include all of the following except

diabetes

19

Melissa works two jobs to support her three children. Her financial priorities are to pay the rent and utilities and provide food and medical necessities for the children. Melissa does not often eat three meals a day and worries about how and where she will get the next meal for herself. Melissa is experiencing which of the following

food insufficiency

20

All of the following are major factors affecting population growth EXCEPT

ozone depletion