Chapter 9 The Study Of Personal Wellness

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Chapter 9 The Study Of Personal Wellness

Wellness can be broadly defined as the quality or state of being healthy in body and mind, especially as the result of deliberate effort. Health is a serious issue for most people. Take the quiz below on chapter nine on the study of wellness and see how much you understand of it.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The body uses nutrients to:
    • A. 

      All of the above

    • B. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    In general, the body needs vitamins to:
    • A. 

      Synthesize minerals from organic material

    • B. 

      Cleanse the small intestine

    • C. 

      Regulate mineral dosage

    • D. 

      Regulate cellular activities

  • 3. 
    The body can make vitamin _______ when exposed to sunlight.
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      D

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      B

  • 4. 
    Which of the following foods is a good source of phytochemicals?
    • A. 

      Apples

    • B. 

      Carrots

    • C. 

      Bannas

    • D. 

      Beans

  • 5. 
    The process of breaking down complex food molecules into nutrients is called:
    • A. 

      Digestion

    • B. 

      Carb crunching

  • 6. 
    By the time digested food enters the _______, most of its nutrients have been absorbed.
    • A. 

      Small Intestine

    • B. 

      Apendix

    • C. 

      Large Intestine

    • D. 

      Urethra

  • 7. 
    The energy value of a food is reported as a number of:
    • A. 

      Calories

    • B. 

      Vitamins

  • 8. 
    Which of the following substances does not provide calories?
    • A. 

      Trans Fat

    • B. 

      Vitamins

    • C. 

      Peaches

    • D. 

      Vegetables

  • 9. 
    Which of the following foods is a good source of carbohydrates?
    • A. 

      Beans

    • B. 

      Carrots

    • C. 

      Vegetables

    • D. 

      Peach

  • 10. 
    Which of the following foods supplies starch?
    • A. 

      Peaches

    • B. 

      Carrots

    • C. 

      Beans

    • D. 

      Bread

  • 11. 
    Plants make _______, a substance that the human small intestine cannot digest.
    • A. 

      Fiber

    • B. 

      Glucose

    • C. 

      Photosynthesis

    • D. 

      Vitamins

  • 12. 
    To increase his soluble fiber intake, Micah should eat more:
    • A. 

      Peaches

    • B. 

      Carrots

    • C. 

      Beans

    • D. 

      Cooked Oatmeal

  • 13. 
    _______ is the form of sugar that is used to sweeten regular soft drinks.
    • A. 

      High fructose corn syrup

    • B. 

      High fructose bananna mix

    • C. 

      Splenda

    • D. 

      Sweet and low

  • 14. 
    Which of the following substances is an artificial sweetener?
    • A. 

      All of the above

    • B. 

      All of the above

  • 15. 
    Many nutrition experts think Americans should consume 55% to 60% of their calories from:
    • A. 

      Proteins

    • B. 

      Carbs

    • C. 

      Vitamins

    • D. 

      Fatty acids

  • 16. 
    Diets that contain large amounts of soluble fiber may:
    • A. 

      Cause constipation

    • B. 

      Relief the bowles

    • C. 

      Cause kidney failure

    • D. 

      Lower the risk of heart disease

  • 17. 
    Diets that contain large amounts of insoluble fiber may:
    • A. 

      Reduce the risk of constipation

    • B. 

      Reduce the risk of heart disease

  • 18. 
    Diets that contain large amounts of fiber may reduce the risk of:
    • A. 

      All of the above.

    • B. 

      All of the above

  • 19. 
    Which of the following foods contains the highest percentage of saturated fatty acids?
    • A. 

      Unsalted butter

    • B. 

      Fast food

    • C. 

      Bacon

    • D. 

      Grilled chicken

  • 20. 
    Which of the following foods is the richest source of monounsaturated fatty acids?
    • A. 

      Corn oil

    • B. 

      Olive oil

    • C. 

      Whole milk

    • D. 

      Tuna

  • 21. 
    Which of the following fats is the richest source of polyunsaturated fatty acids?
    • A. 

      Corn oil

    • B. 

      Oliver oil

    • C. 

      Whole milk

    • D. 

      Tuna

  • 22. 
    Which of the following foods contains cholesterol?
    • A. 

      Corn oil

    • B. 

      Olive oil

    • C. 

      Whole milk

    • D. 

      Tuna

  • 23. 
    Which of the following foods is an excellent source of omega-three fatty acids?
    • A. 

      Corn oil

    • B. 

      Olive oil

    • C. 

      Whole milk

    • D. 

      Tuna

  • 24. 
    In the body, trans fats behave like _______, raising blood cholesterol levels.
    • A. 

      Saturated Fats

    • B. 

      Unsaturated Fats

    • C. 

      Trans Fats

    • D. 

      Trans am

  • 25. 
    Complete protein:
    • A. 

      Contains insufficient amounts of the esstential amino acids

    • B. 

      Contains adequate amounts of the essential amino acids.

    • C. 

      Contains too much fatty acids