Adult Nutrition Quiz #4

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Adult Nutrition Quiz #4

You have 15 minutes to complete this quiz once you click on "Start Quiz. " Please complete all the questions in the quiz- the quiz will not be submitted unless all questions are answered. 100 possible points.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Vitamin A

    • B. 

      Vitamin C

    • C. 

      Vitamin D

    • D. 

      Vitamin E

  • 2. 
    Excess fat-soluble vitamins typically accumulate in the
    • A. 

      Liver

    • B. 

      Muscle

    • C. 

      Small intestine

    • D. 

      Pancreas

  • 3. 
    Replacing lost nutrients in foods is called
    • A. 

      Fortification

    • B. 

      Pasteurization

    • C. 

      Enrichment

    • D. 

      Modification

  • 4. 
    Vitamin B is composed of how many compounds?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      6

    • C. 

      8

    • D. 

      12

  • 5. 
    Which vitamin is primarily responsible for blood clotting?
    • A. 

      Vitamin A

    • B. 

      Vitamin C

    • C. 

      Vitamin E

    • D. 

      Vitamin K

  • 6. 
    Spina bifida and heart disease have been associated with a deficiency in which of the following?
    • A. 

      Niacin

    • B. 

      Riboflavin

    • C. 

      Folate

    • D. 

      Pantothenic acid

  • 7. 
    Overall, water is somewhere between _________% of a person's body weight.
    • A. 

      15 and 20

    • B. 

      30 and 50

    • C. 

      45 and 75

    • D. 

      75 and 90

  • 8. 
    Too much water in spaces surrounding cells is known as
    • A. 

      Osmosis

    • B. 

      Ions

    • C. 

      Edema

    • D. 

      Cations

  • 9. 
    Absorption of minerals can be limited by each of the following factors except
    • A. 

      Physiological need

    • B. 

      Presence of competing minerals

    • C. 

      Presence of hypertension or osteoporosis

    • D. 

      Presence of fiber

  • 10. 
    The most sodium in a typical American diet comes from
    • A. 

      Table salt

    • B. 

      Sauces and condiments

    • C. 

      Processed food

    • D. 

      Smoked meat and cheeses

  • 11. 
    Which mineral is responsible for making muscles contract or relax?
    • A. 

      Boron

    • B. 

      Magnesium

    • C. 

      Sodium

    • D. 

      Calcium

  • 12. 
    Which mineral is known for transporting oxygen in blood?
    • A. 

      Iron

    • B. 

      Zinc

    • C. 

      Copper

    • D. 

      Calcium

  • 13. 
    Which mineral deficiency is the most common worldwide?
    • A. 

      Sodium

    • B. 

      Phosphorus

    • C. 

      Iron

    • D. 

      Calcium

  • 14. 
    Over 99% of calcium in the body is found within the
    • A. 

      Liver and spleen

    • B. 

      Muscles and skin

    • C. 

      Bones and teeth

    • D. 

      Stomach and small intestine