Continuing Education Quiz

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Education Quizzes & Trivia

Now that you have completed the continuing education modules, it is time to test your knowledge! Read each question carefully and choose the best answer. You must get an 80% to pass, if you do not, you must take this quiz over. Good luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    All of the following are changes that happen to the GI tract with age, EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Decrease in gastric acid

    • B. 

      Decrease in saliva

    • C. 

      Decreased absorption of fluid in the large intestines

    • D. 

      Increased dental caries

  • 2. 
    Malnutrition can lead to what consequence?
    • A. 

      Prolonged wound healing

    • B. 

      Increased immunity

    • C. 

      Decreased nutrient needs

    • D. 

      Increased use of medications

  • 3. 
    Elderly are at an increased risk for deficiency of which two vitamins?
    • A. 

      Vitamin D and B1

    • B. 

      Vitamin A and B12

    • C. 

      Vitamin D and B12

    • D. 

      Vitamin A and B1

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      "Take another bite Mr. Smith"

    • B. 

      "Why don't you try your salad?"

    • C. 

      "Remember to chew."

    • D. 

      "Swallow."

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is a preferred food source of carbohydrate?
    • A. 

      White pasta

    • B. 

      Eggs

    • C. 

      Whole wheat bread

    • D. 

      Lean meat

  • 6. 
    If a resident is acting out during a meal, what should you do?
    • A. 

      Walk away until they calm down

    • B. 

      Laugh

    • C. 

      Try to figure out why they are acting out

    • D. 

      Walk away until you calm down

  • 7. 
    All of the following are important before meal activities to perform, EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Hand washing

    • B. 

      Seating the resident by a window

    • C. 

      Making sure the resident is in a comfortable position

    • D. 

      Checking residents therapeutic and special consistency diet

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is NOT an example of minimal assistance?
    • A. 

      Cutting foods for the resident

    • B. 

      Encouraging the resident to try certain foods

    • C. 

      Opening condiments

    • D. 

      Placing a straw in a beverage

  • 9. 
    All of the following are examples of food and feeding safety precautions when assisting a resident, EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Holding a mug by the handles

    • B. 

      Holding utensils by the handles

    • C. 

      Washing hands vigorously for 15 seconds

    • D. 

      Opening condiment packges with bare hands

  • 10. 
    It would be acceptable for someone on a mechanically altered diet to have all of the following, EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Ground beef

    • B. 

      Mashed potatoes

    • C. 

      Dinner roll

    • D. 

      Oatmeal