Human Nutrition 210 Final Exam

105 Questions  I  By Sugarplume on March 17, 2010
Review of test questions from tests I-IV in Dr. Andrews' Human Nutrition 210 course.

  
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1.  Legumes (dry beans) are in which Food Guide Pyramid group? 
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B.
C.
D.
2.  All of the following are characteristic of cholesterol except 
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B.
C.
D.
3.  The body energy that can be stored in almost unlimited amounts is 
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B.
C.
D.
4.  Where does digestion begin? 
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B.
C.
D.
5.  If a fat contains mostly saturated fatty acids, it is likely to be 
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B.
C.
D.
6.  When looking at the ingredient label of a bottled spaghetti sauce, you see that olive oil is the second ingredient. This means that 
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B.
C.
D.
7.  The function of thick mucus in the stomach is to 
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B.
C.
D.
8.  To be transported throughout the body, fats are packaged in structures called 
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B.
C.
D.
9.  Which of the following is a major source of lactose? 
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B.
C.
D.
10.  Nutrient density can be defined as 
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B.
C.
D.
11.  A saturated fatty acid contains 
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B.
C.
D.
12.  Which of the following hormones corrects a hyperglycemic state? 
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B.
C.
D.
13.  Which of the following is not true about water? 
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B.
C.
D.
14.  Which of the following are substances in plant foods that are not digested in the stomach or small intestine? 
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B.
C.
D.
15.  A kcalorie is a measure of 
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B.
C.
D.
16.  Starch is comprised of hundreds and perhaps thousands of which molecule? 
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B.
C.
D.
17.  What structure prevents food from entering the trachea when you swallow?
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B.
C.
D.
18.  The muscular contractions that move food through the digestive tract are called 
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B.
C.
D.
19.  Which of the following is characteristic of lipids? 
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B.
C.
D.
20.  Which of the following contains a rich supply of omega-3 fatty acids? 
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B.
C.
D.
21.  Which of the following nutrients can directly supply energy for human use? 
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B.
C.
D.
22.  Which of the following is not a monosaccharide? 
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B.
C.
D.
23.  Most digestion takes place in the 
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B.
C.
D.
24.  All the following are sources of cholesterol except 
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B.
C.
D.
25.  Healthy People 2010 was designed to 
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D.
26.  Fibers belong to the class of nutrients known as 
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B.
C.
D.
27.  In which form are most dietary lipids found? 
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B.
C.
D.
28.  Constipation can best be prevented by 
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B.
C.
D.
29.  What is the major monosaccharide found in the body? 
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B.
C.
D.
30.  Which of the following is true about the way we should eat to achieve good nutritional status? 
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B.
C.
D.
31.  Which of the following is true about carbohydrate digestion? 
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B.
C.
D.
32.  The RDA for nutrients generally are 
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B.
C.
D.
33.  Which statement best describes nutrient density? 
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B.
C.
D.
34.  Lactose intolerance is caused by 
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B.
C.
D.
35.  Margaret, an elderly woman, needs to limit her kcalorie intake without sacrificing needed nutrients. Keeping in mind the Food Guide Pyramid, which of the following could she do? 
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B.
C.
D.
36.  Acquiring sufficient vitamin B12 from the diet may be a problem to vegans because 
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B.
C.
D.
37.  The major chloride source in the diet is 
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B.
C.
D.
38.  Which statement about vitamins is true? 
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B.
C.
D.
39.  If the diet is lacking an essential amino acid, what will be the course of action? 
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B.
C.
D.
40.  Which of the following vitamins has been helpful in large doses as a treatment for acne? 
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B.
C.
D.
41.  The B vitamins generally function as 
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B.
C.
D.
42.  Most vitamin A is stored in the 
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B.
C.
D.
43.  This vitamin, when consumed during pregnancy, can help prevent neural tube defects like spina bifida. 
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B.
C.
D.
44.  Niacin is necessary to prevent the disease 
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C.
D.
45.  Vitamin E functions as a(n) 
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B.
C.
D.
46.  The childhood disease rickets is due to a deficiency. 
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B.
C.
D.
47.  Water constitutes ______ percent of body weight. 
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C.
D.
48.  Which of the following statements does not describe the role of minerals in the body? 
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C.
D.
49.  The nitrogen from amino acid breakdown is 
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B.
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D.
50.  The nutrient essential for synthesis of several blood clotting factors is 
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D.
51.  A suboptimal intake of chromium in individuals in the U.S. may be linked to 
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B.
C.
D.
52.  Scurvy can be prevented with adequate intakes of 
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B.
C.
D.
53.  One would be likely to see positive protein balance in all of the following conditions except 
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B.
C.
D.
54.  The nutrient that can be considered both a vitamin and a hormone is 
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B.
C.
D.
55.  Which of the following statements is true about iron? 
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B.
C.
D.
56.  If you wanted to add significant quantities of vitamins and minerals to your diet from the food you eat, a good choice would be 
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B.
C.
D.
57.  Lowering blood pressure is associated with which of the following minerals? 
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B.
C.
D.
58.  A goiter may form as a consequence of an inadequate intake of 
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B.
C.
D.
59.  This mineral can be protective for the teeth when introduced into the water supply; however it can cause tooth mottling when consumed in high quantities. 
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B.
C.
D.
60.  Cooking an egg alters its appearance due to 
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B.
C.
D.
61.  Which of the following is true about the absorption, transport, and storage of fat-soluble vitamins? 
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B.
C.
D.
62.  An essential amino acid 
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D.
63.  A rich source of vitamin E is 
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B.
C.
D.
64.  What disease is caused by a thiamin deficiency? 
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B.
C.
D.
65.  What is magnesium's primary function? 
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C.
D.
66.  Which of the following is converted to vitamin A in the body? 
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C.
D.
67.  When protein consumption is in excess of body needs and energy needs are met, the excess amino acids are metabolized and the energy in the molecule is 
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B.
C.
D.
68.  Vitamins involved in red blood cell synthesis are 
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D.
69.  The basic building block of a protein is called a(n) 
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C.
D.
70.  The chemical element found in all amino acids but not found in either carbohydrates or fats is 
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C.
D.
71.  All the following are true of anorexia nervosa except 
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B.
C.
D.
72.  Loss of menstrual periods associated with anorexia nervosa is caused by 
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B.
C.
D.
73.  Which of the following is not associated with an increase in basal metabolism? 
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B.
C.
D.
74.  Which of the following is not characteristic of individuals who develop eating disorders? 
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B.
C.
D.
75.  The method for determining energy expenditure in which the amount of oxygen a person uses is measured is called 
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B.
C.
D.
76.  The semistarvation of anorexia nervosa results in all the following physiological changes except 
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B.
C.
D.
77.  All the following statements about many popular diets are true except 
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B.
C.
D.
78.  Burt is a wrestler. His weight is regularly higher than the weight class he would like to wrestle in. What should he do? 
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B.
C.
D.
79.  Basal metabolism is 
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B.
C.
D.
80.  What is the name of the condition characterized by disordered eating, lack of menstrual periods, and osteoporosis? 
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C.
D.
81.  The issue of sports drinks and their use is critical for 
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C.
D.
82.  As one finds his or her weight loss slowing during a weight control program, the best practice is to 
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C.
D.
83.  The most long-term success in anorexia nervosa treatment has been with 
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B.
C.
D.
84.  The thermic effect of food 
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D.
85.  A daily deficit of 500 kcalories should result in a weight loss of about how many pounds per week? 
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B.
C.
D.
86.  Body weight in kilograms divided by height squared in meters yields 
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B.
C.
D.
87.  Which of the following testing methods is considered the most accurate way of measuring percent body fat? 
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B.
C.
D.
88.  Which of the following is characteristic of bulimics? 
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B.
C.
D.
89.  Most weight loss programs result in 
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B.
C.
D.
90.  The most significant factor promoting eating disorders in North American culture is 
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B.
C.
D.
91.  Which characteristic is more indicative of bulimia than anorexia nervosa? 
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B.
C.
D.
92.  Carbohydrate loading 
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B.
C.
D.
93.  For every pound lost during a workout, cup(s) of water should be consumed during or after exercise. 
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B.
C.
D.
94.  A person with anorexia nervosa is likely to 
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B.
C.
D.
95.  The best way to determine how much fluid must be replaced as a result of a workout is to 
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B.
C.
D.
96.  Which of the following is true about the protein intake for athletes? 
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B.
C.
D.
97.  Which of the following is not a benefit of physical fitness? 
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B.
C.
D.
98.  Aerobic glucose breakdown provides most of the energy for sports activities lasting 
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C.
D.
99.  A difference between anorectics and bulimics is that 
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