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40 questions from assesment 2012

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College: Second year

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1

Based on height, weight, age & physical activity level, you have calculated that you should be consuming about 2200 kcalories per day. Which of the following portions is closest to the discretionary kcalories allowed in the USDA Food Guide for added sugars in your diet.

15 tsp honey

2

In which of the following are ample amounts of carbohydrates almost always found?

Plant foods

3

What is the minimum daily amount of dietary carbohydrate necessary to spare body protein from excessive breakdown?

50-100g

4

What type of fiber is readily digested by colonic bacteria?

Fermentable

5

Which of the following is a feature of kefir?

It contains live bacterial organisms

6

Approximately how many kcalories are provided by two teaspoons of sugar?

30

7

A person diagnosed w/milk allergy would be sensitive to the milk's

protein

8

What is the name of the animal polysaccharide composed of glucose units?

Glycogen

9

All of the following are properties of fiber EXCEPT

it elevates blood glucose levels

10

What is the chief reason that many people w/lactose intolerance can consume food containing some lactose w/out suffering any symptoms?

A change occurs in the GI bacteria

11

What is the predominant sweetener used in formulating beverages?

High-frctose corn syrup

12

What is the predominant grain product in much of the South & Central America?

Corn

13

What is another name for lactose?

Milk sugar

14

What are cellulose, pectin, hemicellulose, & lignin?

Fibers

15

Glycogen is stored mainly in which of the following tissues?

Muscle & liver

16

When you are under physical stress, what hormone is released quickly to stimulate an increase in blood glucose concentration?

Epinephrine

17

Which of the following is not a rich source of dietary starch?

Fruits

18

Your nephew Jimmy, who is 10 years old, has been giving himself a shot in the thigh every day for the past year. He confides in you that he craves candy but was told by his parents that he can only ear sugar-free snacks. From which fo the follwing conditions does Jimmy most likely suffer?

Type 1 diabetes

19

In what organ is most of the body's glycogen found?

Muscles

20

Characteristics of dietary phytic acid include all of the following EXCEPT

it is classified as a fiber

21

All of the follwing ar symptoms of lactose intolerance EXCEPT

constipation

22

After you & your friend Dolores share pretzels & animal crackers, she announces that she wants to start digesting her food by watch television. You inform Dolores that

carbohydrate digetion begins in the mouth through the action of amylase, so she has already begun digesting the snacks.

23

All of the following foods are rich sources of soluble fiber EXCEPT

wheat bran.

24

Among the alternative sweeteners available in the United States, which has a structure that integrates chlorine atoms?

Sucralose

25

Which of the following is a feature of the pectins?

They are used to thicken jelly

26

What is the plrimary storage form of carbohydrate in the body?

Glycogen

27

Which of the following is not classification for the food additives mannitol, sorbitol & xylitol?

Artificial sweetners

28

What is the first organ to receive carbohydrates absorbed from the intestine?

Liver

29

What is the principle carbohydrate of milk?

Lactose

30

What is the primary function of Insulin?

Lowers blood glucose levels

31

Which of the following is not a simple carbohydrate?

Starch

32

Which of the following is known as blood sugar or dextrose?

Glucose

33

Which of the following is not a characteristic of glucose?

It is sweeter tasting than sucrose

34

What is the DRI for fiber for a person consuming 2500 kcalories?

35g

35

Water-soluble fibers include all of the following EXCEPT

lignins

36

The chemical reaction by which starch is split into monosaccarides is termed

hydrolysis

37

What is the first organ to respond to an increase in blood glucose concentration?

Pancreas

38

Which of the following blood glucose concentrations (mg/dL) is most consistent w/hypoglycemia?

40

39

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40

Which of the following is best known to result from regular ingestion of sugar?

Dental caries