Food And Nutrition 3rd Edition - Chapter 22 Testbank

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The Food and Nutrition testbanks consist of multiple choice questions that test your knowledge of the topics covered in the book. You can use these questions to check your understanding as you read through each chapter, or practise for your exam.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When are energy needs highest during pregnancy?
    • A. 

      1st trimester

    • B. 

      2nd trimester

    • C. 

      3rd trimester

    • D. 

      1st & 2nd trimesters

    • E. 

      2nd & 3rd trimesters 2nd & 3rd trimesters

  • 2. 
    What is the current Australian recommendation for energy intake during pregnancy?
    • A. 

      Same as pre-pregnancy kJ intake

    • B. 

      Additional 1400 - 1900 kJ/day in 2nd and 3rd trimester

    • C. 

      Additional 1200 kJ/day in the 3rd trimester only

    • D. 

      Additional 850 - 1100 kJ/day for the entire pregnancy

    • E. 

      Additional 1200 kJ/day for the entire pregnancy

  • 3. 
    Pregnant women do NOT have increased nutritional requirements for which of the following nutrients?
    • A. 

      Zinc

    • B. 

      Thiamin

    • C. 

      Vitamin A

    • D. 

      Niacin

    • E. 

      Folate

  • 4. 
    The optimal pattern of weight gain during pregnancy, for women of ideal pre-pregnancy weight is thought to be:
    • A. 

      0.4 kg/week for the entire pregnancy

    • B. 

      0 kg in the 1st trimester, 0.4kg/week in the 2nd and 3rd trimesters

    • C. 

      1 - 2 kg in the 1st and 2nd trimesters, 0.4 kg/week in the 3rd trimester

    • D. 

      1 - 2 kg in the 1st trimester, 0.4 kg/week for 2nd and 3rd trimesters

    • E. 

      0.4 kg/week in the 3rd trimester only

  • 5. 
    Morning sickness, a common complaint during the 1st trimester, can greatly reduce a woman's ability to meet her nutritional requirements during pregnancy. Which of the following is most readily tolerated by women experiencing morning sickness?
    • A. 

      A low salt diet

    • B. 

      Small, frequent meals of easily digested food

    • C. 

      Plenty of fluids and fibre rich foods

    • D. 

      Increased intake of foods high in iron and vitamin C

    • E. 

      Drinking plenty of fluids with meals

  • 6. 
    Women consuming a strict vegetarian/vegan diet may produce breast milk which is deficient in:
    • A. 

      Vitamin B12

    • B. 

      Riboflavin

    • C. 

      Folate

    • D. 

      Iron

    • E. 

      Kilojoules

  • 7. 
    Which of the following does NOT appear to affect breast milk volume?
    • A. 

      Energy restricted diet

    • B. 

      Smoking

    • C. 

      Regular, moderate aerobic exercise

    • D. 

      Emotions e.g. anxiety, stress, embarrassment

    • E. 

      Poor maternal nutritional status

  • 8. 
    Energy restriction to lose weight during lactation is not advisable as:
    • A. 

      Breast milk becomes more dilute

    • B. 

      Breast milk may become deficient in vitamin B12

    • C. 

      Weight lost is usually regained in 2 years

    • D. 

      Reduction in milk volume and failure of lactation may occur

    • E. 

      Breast milk may become deficient in calcium

  • 9. 
    The composition of breast milk is affected by:
    • A. 

      Time of the day

    • B. 

      Stage of the feed

    • C. 

      Maternal diet

    • D. 

      Nutritional status of the mother

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    Compared to an average Australian adult female, mothers have increased requirements during lactation for:
    • A. 

      Energy, calcium and vitamin C

    • B. 

      Iron, folate and vitamin C

    • C. 

      Vitamin B12, folate, iron

    • D. 

      Calcium, iron and fibre

    • E. 

      None of the above

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