Mock Paper Level 3 Principles Of Nutrition To A Physical Activity Programme

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  • 1. 
    What is the primary function of carbohydrate in the diet?
    • A. 

      To absorb vitamins

    • B. 

      To supply energy

    • C. 

      To allow for enzyme action

    • D. 

      To promote repair of tissues


  • 2. 
    Which fuel is needed for the effective utilisation of fat?
    • A. 

      Glucose

    • B. 

      Protein

    • C. 

      Fibre

    • D. 

      Alcohol


  • 3. 
    What is the function of fibre in a balanced healthy diet?
    • A. 

      It supplies vitamin D

    • B. 

      It provides energy

    • C. 

      It increases blood cholesterol

    • D. 

      It slows down gastric emptying


  • 4. 
    Which of the following is NOT an essential nutrient?
    • A. 

      Fat

    • B. 

      Alcohol

    • C. 

      Vitamins

    • D. 

      Protein


  • 5. 

    According to the Eatwell Plate pictured below, in which section would you find startchy foods such as bread, rice, pasta and potatoes?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D


  • 6. 
    Which of the following provides the best source of vitamin A?
    • A. 

      Lentils

    • B. 

      Apples

    • C. 

      Full fat milk

    • D. 

      Brown rice


  • 7. 
    Fill the gap: There are                               kilocalories (kcal) in 1 gram of protein.
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      7

    • C. 

      9

    • D. 

      12


  • 8. 
    What is the primary cause of ketosis?
    • A. 

      Lack of vitamins

    • B. 

      Lack of protein

    • C. 

      Lack of fat

    • D. 

      Lack of carbohydrate


  • 9. 
    Why does the body need a regular supply of vitamins and minerals?
    • A. 

      To reduce free-radical damage

    • B. 

      To help achieve weight gain

    • C. 

      To reduce the absorption of fats from the gut

    • D. 

      To delay stomach emptying, thus reducing feelings of hunger


  • 10. 
    Which of the following are water soluble vitamins?
    • A. 

      D & E

    • B. 

      B & C

    • C. 

      K & E

    • D. 

      A & D


  • 11. 
    What is the name of the disease characterised by a build up of fatty deposits within the arteries?
    • A. 

      Scoliosis

    • B. 

      Acidosis

    • C. 

      Atherosclerosis

    • D. 

      Osteoporosis


  • 12. 
    When glycogen stores are depleted, where does the liver obtain amino acids from for conversion to glucose?
    • A. 

      The breakdown of fat

    • B. 

      The breakdown of muscle

    • C. 

      The breakdown of starch

    • D. 

      The breakdown of carbohydrate


  • 13. 
    Which of the following minerals in a trace element?
    • A. 

      Calcium

    • B. 

      Potassium

    • C. 

      Zinc

    • D. 

      Phosphorus


  • 14. 
    Which method of cooking is recommended in order to retain the vitamins and minerals in vegetables?
    • A. 

      Steam in a small amount of water

    • B. 

      Boil for 10 minutes

    • C. 

      Add to soups or stews

    • D. 

      Cook at a very high temperature


  • 15. 
    Which of the following is a simple carbohydrate?
    • A. 

      Vegetables

    • B. 

      Bran

    • C. 

      Grains

    • D. 

      Jam


  • 16. 

    With reference to the food label shown above, what is the percentage of kilocalories derived from carbohydrate?
    • A. 

      4.7%

    • B. 

      11.8%

    • C. 

      27.6%

    • D. 

      62.2%


  • 17. 
    With reference to the food label shown above, approximately how many average servings of this product would need to be eaten to obtain to the guideline daily amount (GDA) of sugras? 
    • A. 

      3.2 servings

    • B. 

      4.7 servings

    • C. 

      5.5 servings

    • D. 

      7.6 servings


  • 18. 
    How can saturated fats be identified?
    • A. 

      They are solid at room tempertaure

    • B. 

      They are liquid at room tempertaure

    • C. 

      They are yellow in colour

    • D. 

      They are white in colour


  • 19. 
    Which of the following protein-based foods contains all the essential amino acids?
    • A. 

      Peanuts

    • B. 

      Lentils

    • C. 

      Pasta

    • D. 

      Soy-bean


  • 20. 
    Which of the following is important for bile production?
    • A. 

      Calcium

    • B. 

      Water

    • C. 

      Cholesterol

    • D. 

      Glucose


  • 21. 
    Which of the following is first in the digestive system?
    • A. 

      Rectum

    • B. 

      Small intestine

    • C. 

      Colon

    • D. 

      Stomach


  • 22. 
    The 'traffic light' labelling system shows amounts of which four nutrients?
    • A. 

      Saturated fat, sugar, salt, minerals

    • B. 

      Fat, saturated fat, sugar, salt

    • C. 

      Saturated fat, sugar, starch, minerals

    • D. 

      Fat, starch, salt, sugar


  • 23. 
    In a healthy diet, what is the recommended percentage of kilocalories (kcal) that shoud come from carbohydrates?
    • A. 

      20-30%

    • B. 

      30-40%

    • C. 

      40-50%

    • D. 

      50-60%


  • 24. 
    What is the total percentage of fats recommended in a balanced healthy diet?
    • A. 

      No more than 15%

    • B. 

      No more than 25%

    • C. 

      No more than 35%

    • D. 

      No more than 45%


  • 25. 
    Which of the following does NOT qualify as a portion of fruit or vegtables?
    • A. 

      1 medium sized potato

    • B. 

      1 dessert bowl of salad

    • C. 

      1 glass of orange juice

    • D. 

      1 handful of blueberries


  • 26. 
    Which of the following is a possible consequence of eating a low protein diet?
    • A. 

      Decreased muscle growth and repair

    • B. 

      Increased potential for glycogen storage

    • C. 

      Increased uptake of minerals

    • D. 

      Decreased potential to store body fat


  • 27. 
    What advice would you recommend as part of an effective fat loss programme?
    • A. 

      Severely restrict calorie intake

    • B. 

      Include regular cardiovascular training

    • C. 

      Aim to lose weight as rapidly as possible

    • D. 

      Avoid any resistance training


  • 28. 
    Which of the following services should be referred to a registered dietician?
    • A. 

      Evaluating the need for supplementation

    • B. 

      Estimating daily energy requirements

    • C. 

      Identifying strengths and weaknesses of diffrent diets

    • D. 

      Utilising the eatwell plate to assess a diet


  • 29. 
    During moderate to high intensity activity, how long can stored muscle glycogen last?
    • A. 

      10 seconds

    • B. 

      1 - 1.5 hours

    • C. 

      4 - 5 hours

    • D. 

      24 hours


  • 30. 
    What is the recommended daily protein intake for a sedentary adult?
    • A. 

      0.2g/kg body weight

    • B. 

      0.8g/kg body weight

    • C. 

      1.2g/kg body weight

    • D. 

      1.8g/kg body weight


  • 31. 
    Which of the following describes a safe and effective weight loss plan?
    • A. 

      Provide an energy intake below an individual's BMR

    • B. 

      Promote rapid weight loss by eating less

    • C. 

      Allow unlimited amounts of a certain food group

    • D. 

      Increase energy output and decrease energy intake


  • 32. 
    During high intensity activity,what fuel contributes the most to energy production?
    • A. 

      Protein

    • B. 

      Iron

    • C. 

      Glycogen

    • D. 

      Fat


  • 33. 
    Which of the following drinks would be used by endurance athletes to top up muscle glycogen stores?
    • A. 

      Hypertonic

    • B. 

      Water

    • C. 

      Hypotonic

    • D. 

      Tea


  • 34. 

    Using the Scholfield calculation shown above, calculate the daily energy requirement (kcal) for a 20 year old male who weighs 80kg and is very active. 
    • A. 

      2610

    • B. 

      3110

    • C. 

      3610

    • D. 

      4110


  • 35. 
    What is the approximate energy expenditure of a 65kg individual during brisk walking?
    • A. 

      1 kcal/min

    • B. 

      6 kcal/min

    • C. 

      16 kcal/min

    • D. 

      160 kcal/min


  • 36. 
    Which reference to metabolism, what do the initials TEF stand for?
    • A. 

      Trans Essential Fats

    • B. 

      Total Energy of Feeding

    • C. 

      Timed Eating Factor

    • D. 

      Thermic Effect of Food


  • 37. 
    Which of the following methods would be least effective for measuring fat loss?
    • A. 

      Tape measure

    • B. 

      Bio-electrical impedance

    • C. 

      Skin fold callipers

    • D. 

      Weighing scales


  • 38. 
    Which of the following is a sign of Bulimia?
    • A. 

      High breathing rate

    • B. 

      High blood pressure

    • C. 

      Increased bone density

    • D. 

      Increased tooth decay


  • 39. 
    Which of the following individuals has a body mass index (BMI) that would be considered to be healthy?             wt(kg)/ht'2 (m)
    • A. 

      Person 1. Weight: 53kg Height: 1.72metres

    • B. 

      Person 2. Weight: 70kg Height: 1.72metres

    • C. 

      Person 3. Weight: 85kg Height: 1.72metres

    • D. 

      Person 4. Weight: 100kg Height: 1.72metres


  • 40. 
    Someone who has been consciously eating healthily for the last 7 months is in which stage of change ?
    • A. 

      Action

    • B. 

      Preparation

    • C. 

      Maintenance

    • D. 

      Termination


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