Advanced Nitrogen Balance Exam

8 Questions | Total Attempts: 118

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Nitrogen Quizzes & Trivia

Nitrogen is one of the important gases found in the body. The nitrogen balance is calculated by subtracting nitrogen loss from nitrogen gain. A positive balance is better that a negative balance. How ready are you for the exam on this topic? Take up the quiz below to refresh your memory.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What area of the body produces the essential amino acids?
    • A. 

      Pancreas

    • B. 

      Heart

    • C. 

      Liver

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      The correct answer is not shown

  • 2. 
    Which one of these amino acids is a non-essential amino acid.
    • A. 

      Theornine

    • B. 

      Profiline

    • C. 

      Serinine

    • D. 

      Cysteine

    • E. 

      All of the above

    • F. 

      Non of these are non-essential amino acids.

  • 3. 
    Dairy, Eggs, and Natural Sugars are good sources of protein.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Bloated stomach is caused by swelling in the _______     _______ and stomach.
  • 5. 
    Which food contains the least amount of protien?
    • A. 

      Eggs

    • B. 

      Steak

    • C. 

      Fish

    • D. 

      Canola Oil

  • 6. 
    Negative Nitrogen balance puts your body in an anabolic state.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      This was not discussed on the web site.

  • 7. 
    Which state is better for building muscle?
    • A. 

      Anabolic

    • B. 

      Catabolic

  • 8. 
    What macronutrient is Nitrogen found in?
    • A. 

      Amino Acids

    • B. 

      Carbohydrates

    • C. 

      Glucose

    • D. 

      Sucrose

    • E. 

      All of the above

    • F. 

      Amino Acids and Carbohydrates

    • G. 

      None of the above