Food And Nutrition 3rd Edition - Chapter 32 Testbank

11 Questions | Total Attempts: 67

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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. The Department of Nutrition and Dietetics at Monash University is acknowledged for its contribution to these questions.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The development of atherosclerosis is thought to involve an interruption of the endothelial lining caused by hyperlidemia, thickening of the arterial wall, and:
    • A. 

      Hypertension

    • B. 

      Tendency to platelet-plug formation

    • C. 

      Muscle weakening

    • D. 

      Elevated cholesterol levels

    • E. 

      Obesity

  • 2. 
    Cardiovascular diseases include:
    • A. 

      Leg arterial disease, diabetes

    • B. 

      Coeliac disease, Crohn’s disease

    • C. 

      Coronary heart disease, renal artery stenosis

    • D. 

      Stroke, cardiomyopathy

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    Marginally low levels of which vitamins are thought to lead to elevated levels of the potential vascular toxin homocysteine?
    • A. 

      Vitamin B12, Vitamin B6, folic acid

    • B. 

      Vitamin C, Vitamin D, folic acid

    • C. 

      Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Vitamin C

    • D. 

      Vitamin A, Vitamin E, Vitamin C

    • E. 

      Vitamin K, Vitamin A, Vitamin B1

  • 4. 
    It is hypothesised that quenching of free radicals with which substance produced by intact endothelial cells would provide spasm of the blood vessel and arterial thrombosis?
    • A. 

      Insulin

    • B. 

      Cholecystokinin

    • C. 

      Cortisol

    • D. 

      Renin

    • E. 

      Nitric oxide

  • 5. 
    Individuals with the highest risk of premature coronary heart disease are those:
    • A. 

      With inherited lipid disorder and elevated LDL-cholesterol levels

    • B. 

      With inherited lipid disorder and elevated HDL-cholesterol levels

    • C. 

      With diabetes

    • D. 

      Who smoke

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    Which of the following types of fatty acids can increase LDL-cholesterol?
    • A. 

      Saturated fatty acids

    • B. 

      Trans fatty acids

    • C. 

      Omega 6 fatty acids

    • D. 

      A and b

    • E. 

      A, b and c

  • 7. 
    A useful recommendation for someone trying to improve their blood lipid levels could include:
    • A. 

      Increasing consumption of palm and coconut oil

    • B. 

      Increasing consumption of legumes

    • C. 

      Decreasing intake of polyunsaturated margarine

    • D. 

      Decreasing intake of fruits and vegetables

    • E. 

      Decreasing intake of low fat milk products

  • 8. 
    Dietary factors thought to have an antithrombotic effect are:
    • A. 

      N-3 fatty acids from fish

    • B. 

      N-6 monounsaturated fats

    • C. 

      Olive oil

    • D. 

      A and b

    • E. 

      A, b and c

  • 9. 
    Non nutrient components in food thought to favourably influence plasma lipoprotein status and other coronary heart disease factors include:
    • A. 

      Glucosinolates

    • B. 

      Lycopenes

    • C. 

      Plant sterols

    • D. 

      A and b

    • E. 

      A, b and c

  • 10. 
    The two dietary factors thought to be most important in reducing blood pressure are:
    • A. 

      Sodium and alcohol intake

    • B. 

      Meat and calcium intake

    • C. 

      Obesity and sodium intake

    • D. 

      Obesity and alcohol intake

    • E. 

      Cadmium and coffee intake

  • 11. 
    Which of the following foods in a mixed diet would NOT potentially favourably affect cardiovascular disease risk factors?
    • A. 

      Black tea

    • B. 

      Coffee

    • C. 

      Dark chocolate

    • D. 

      Tomatoes

    • E. 

      Soy

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