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Sanitation Exam Practice

23 Questions
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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What triggers the sensation to eat in order to supply our bodies with energy?
    • A. 

      Cells in the stomach

    • B. 

      The Hypothalamus

    • C. 

      Blood glucose levels

  • 2. 
    How much energy is in the food we eat? Carbohydrates, fats and proteins have specific quantities that are associated with them; what are they? (Please answer this question in the order laid out below). 1 g carbohydrate = _________ 1 g protein = ________1 g fat = ________
    • A. 

      7 kcal 7 kcal 9kcal

    • B. 

      4 kcal 4 kcal 9 kcal

    • C. 

      4 kcal 4 kcal 7 kcal

  • 3. 
    Nutritional labeling became mandatory in which year?
    • A. 

      1988

    • B. 

      2002

    • C. 

      2003

  • 4. 
    Food energy is measured in calories?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    A low-calorie content is the most frequently sought piece of information on the nutrition facts panel
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Our bodies use fuel for five primary purposes
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Energy expended by organs and resting muscles makes up the greatest proportion of REE
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    The structural parts of plants would include which of the following:
    • A. 

      Cellulose

    • B. 

      Hemicellulose

    • C. 

      Pectin

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      A and B only

  • 11. 
    Overall, fruits, vegetables, whole-grain breads and cereals, protein and beans are rich in fibre
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Humans store glucose in the form of glycogen
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Liver glycogen stores account for two-thirds of the body's total glycogen stores
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Proteins contain carbon, hydrogen, oxygen and nitrogen?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Generally, proteins are made up of how many amino acids?
    • A. 

      9

    • B. 

      11

    • C. 

      20

  • 17. 
    Where is pepsin, the protein-digesting enzyme, produced?
    • A. 

      Liver

    • B. 

      Stomach

    • C. 

      Pancreas

    • D. 

      Small Intestine

  • 18. 
    Triglycerides are not responsible for giving foods their flavour, aroma, and palatability.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    If a piece of cheese had 4 grams of fat, how many kcalories would that be?
    • A. 

      28

    • B. 

      36

    • C. 

      16

  • 20. 
    The chief form of fat is called:
    • A. 

      Triglyceride

    • B. 

      Fatty Acid

    • C. 

      Glycerol

  • 21. 
    Low-density lipoproteins are composed primarily of protein and known as bad cholesterol:
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Monounsaturated fatty acids come from plants and fish:
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Polyunsaturated fatty acids come primarily from plants and plant products:
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False