Adult Nutrition Quiz #5

38 Questions  I  By Austinfergusson
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1.  Elderly people should consume _______________ servings of fruits and vegetables each day, accompanied by whole-grain breads and cereals to meet recommended fiber intake.
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2.  Elderly women should consume ______ milliliters of water per day.  
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3.  Maintaining adequate calcium intake reduces the rate of
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4.  Which key nutrient has been known to reduce the risk for heart disease for all adults over the age of 51?
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5.  People with rheumatoid arthritis may benefit by adding foods high in
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6.  A very painful form of arthritis linked to excess uric acid in the blood is called
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7.  Increasing _____________ is one of the most effective treatments for bowel and bladder problems.
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8.  To control bladder and bowel problems, an older adult may be advised to
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9.  True or false? Functions that affect mobility begin to decline at a rate of about 3% per year, starting at the age of 30.
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10.  True or false? Elders are more susceptible to infection and other types of illness.
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11.  True or false? Saliva production and digestive secretion tend to decrease in old age, whereas constipation, gas, and bloating are common complaints.
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12.  True or false? The estimated total kilocalorie intake increases as age advances.
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13.  True or false? Most cases of Alzheimer's disease begin after age 70.
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14.  True or false? Nutritional factors, such as adequate levels of iron and vitamin K intake, along with regular non-weight bearing exercise beginning in adolescence, are crucial for preventing osteoporosis.
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15.  True or false? Inadequate use of vitamin supplements by elders may result in hypervitaminosis.
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16.  Which of the following is not considered a pathogenic organism?
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17.  Approximately ______________ people die in the United States each year from foodborne illnesses.
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18.  Which foodborne organism creates havoc within the gastrointestinal tract by producing a toxin?
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19.  A toxin-producing bacterium from improperly canned foods that causes a rare but deadly illness is
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20.  Consuming eggs that are not cooked enough can lead to infection with which bacteria?
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21.  To control the levels of pesticides, the _______________________ was established in 1996.
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22.  Which of the following is not considered one of the major classes of drugs used in animals raised for food?
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23.  Which is not considered a common food allergen?
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24.  The ______ regulates public drinking water, and approves pesticides and other chemicals used in the environment.
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25.  Pregnant women should not handle used cat litter because of risk of infection with
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26.  Poultry should be cooked to an internal temperature of
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27.  Which is added to foods to prevent spoilage and increase shelf life?
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28.  Which food has the FDA approved irradiation for?
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29.  Which of the following is not typically used as a food preservative?
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30.  According to the Food Allergy Network, which of the following is not one of the most popular allergies,?
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31.  The United States produces more than _________ of the world's genetically modified crops.
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32.  True or false? Salmonella occurs only in poultry and eggs.
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33.  True or false? Food safety experts view chemical contamination of food as a more significant public health hazard than contamination from pathogenic microorganisms.
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34.  True or false? The majority of consumers clean, separate, cook, and chill their food to avoid foodborne illnesses.
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35.  True or false? For safe storage of food, refrigerators should be set at 47°F or colder.
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36.  True or false? The FDA enforces laws governing domestic and imported meat and poultry.
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37.  True or false? Salting, drying, or fermenting foods creates an environment in which bacteria are able to easily multiply.
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38.  True or false? Genetically modified foods have been shown to offer substantial economic benefits.
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