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Nutrition 200

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College: Second year

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Thank you for using my note cards. I apologize, some of my paperwork got mixed up & do not have the book to refer too. The following 40 Assesment questions are from either

Chapter-1,2,10,11 or 17
I believe it's chapter 1 though!!!!

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Which of the following is used to determine the presence of abnormal functions inside the body due to nutrient deficiency?

Laboratory tests

3

Which of the following is used to detect nutrient deficiences?

Assesment techniques

4

Which of the following is a result of the metabolism of energy nutrients?

Energy released

5

Which of the following best describes a college-educated nutrition & food specialist who is qualified to make evaluations of the nutritional health of people?

Registered Dietitian

6

How many minerals are known to be required in the diet of human beings?

16

7

Which of the following nutrient sources yields more than 4 kcalories per gram?

Plant fats

8

A person viewing an exciting sports match of her favorite team & eating because of nervousness would be displaying a food behavior most likely based on

emotional comfort

9

The complete lining of a person's digestive tract is renewed approximately every

3-5 days

10

Nonnutrient substances found in plant foods that show biological activity in the body are commonly known as

Phytochemicals

11

Which of the following figures falls w/in the carbohydrate range of the AMDR?

50%

12

Which of the following is classified as a micronutrient?

Iron

13

A subclinical nutrient deficiency is defined as one that

is in the early stages

14

An essential nutrient is one that cannot be

made in sufficient quantities by the body

15

What is the weight (lbs) of the 'reference' adult female?

126

16

All of the following describe the features for application of the recommended nutrient intakes EXCEPT

the recommendations also apply to sick people

17

Which of the following nutrients does not yield energy during its metabolism?

Vitamins

18

A health magazine contacted you for your expert opinion on what measure best describes the amounts of nutrients that should be consumed by the population. Your reply should be:

The Recommended Dietary Allowances because they represent the average daily amount of nutrient considered adequate to meet the known nutrient needs of practically all healthy people.

19

Which of the following is not one of the six classes of nutrients?

Fiber

20

All of the following are recognized, credible sources of nutrition information except

Who's who in Nutrition

21

Which of the following statements most accurately describes the composition of most foods?

They contain mixtures of the 3 energy nutrients, although only one of two may predominate.

22

Which of the following describes the legal limitations, if any, for a person who disseminates dietary advice to the public?

A license to practice as a nutritionist or dietitian is required by some states

23

Inspection of hair, eyes, skin & posture is part of the nutrition assessment component known as

physical examination

24

The smallest amount of a nutrient that is consumed over a prolonged period that maintains a specfic function is called the nutrient

requirement

25

Excluding fast-food establishments, approximately what percentage of restaurants in the United States show an ethnic emphasis?

60

26

Which of the following would most likely lead to a primary nutrient dificiency?

Inadequate nutrient intake

27

Who would be the most appropriate person to consult regarding nutrition information?

Registered Dietitian

28

A person who assists registered dietitians has formal title of

Dietetic technician

29

The amount of nutrient that meets the needs of about 98% of a population is termed the

Recommended Dietary Allowance

30

What is the AMDR for fat?

20-35%

31

Which of the following most accurately describes the term organic?

Substance w/carbon-carbon or carbon-hydrogen bonds

32

What is the weight (lbs) of the "reference" adult male?

154

33

In nutrition research, observations of the quantities & types of foods eaten by groups of people & the health status of those groups are known as

epidemiological studies

34

To identify early-stage malnutrition, a health professional would use which of the following parameters?

Laboratory tests

35

Which of the following is not a characteristic of the minerals?

Unstable to light

36

Which of the following is an overt symptom of iron deficiency?

Headaches

37

A child who developed a strong dislike of noodle soup after consuming some when she was sick w/flu is an example of a food-related

negative association

38

When consumed in excess, all of the following can be converted to body fat & stored EXCEPT

Vitamin C

39

How are the RDA for almost all vitamin & mineral intakes set?

High, to cover virtually all healthy individuals

40

All of the following are results of making poor food choices EXCEPT

When made over just a single-day, they exert great harm to your health

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Nutrition 200 2012

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Which of the following represents a food choice based on negative association?

An elderly gentleman who refuses a peanut butter & jelly sandwich because he deems it a child's food