Food And Nutrition 3rd Edition - Chapter 34 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. 
    A 375mL stubby of full-strength beer (4.9% alcohol) would contain approximately ______ of alcohol.
    • A. 

      5g

    • B. 

      10g

    • C. 

      15g

    • D. 

      25g

    • E. 

      30g

  • 2. 
    One standard drink of alcohol is equivalent to:
    • A. 

      160mL glass of white wine (12% alcohol)

    • B. 

      1 sherry glass (60mL) of dry sherry (18% alcohol)

    • C. 

      375mL stubby of full-strength beer (4.9% alcohol)

    • D. 

      375mL can of vodka, lemon, lime and soda (5% alcohol)

    • E. 

      1 nip (30mL) of Bailey’s Irish Cream (17% alcohol)

  • 3. 
    Which of the following statements is NOT correct:
    • A. 

      Alcohol intake contributes significantly to the burden of disease

    • B. 

      Alcohol intakes vary enormously

    • C. 

      Small amounts of alcohol can reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease

    • D. 

      Consumption of alcohol can provide significant kilojoules

    • E. 

      Consumption of alcohol has recently increased in Australia

  • 4. 
    Women are more prone to the ill-effects of alcohol than men because they:
    • A. 

      Are generally of lower body weight

    • B. 

      Carry more body fat

    • C. 

      Metabolise more alcohol in the stomach

    • D. 

      A and b

    • E. 

      A, b and c

  • 5. 
    Consumption of methanol as a cheap alternative to alcohol, can cause:
    • A. 

      Seizure

    • B. 

      Permanent blindness

    • C. 

      Gastroparesis

    • D. 

      Asthma

    • E. 

      Bowel cancer

  • 6. 
    Two factors which influence the rate at which alcohol will be metabolised are:
    • A. 

      Race and pattern of previous alcohol consumption

    • B. 

      Timing of consumption and age

    • C. 

      Foods consumed with the alcohol, occupation

    • D. 

      A and b

    • E. 

      A, b and c

  • 7. 
    Most experts believe the most effective treatment of alcohol dependency is:
    • A. 

      Total abstinence

    • B. 

      Controlled drinking

    • C. 

      Drug treatment

    • D. 

      Binge drinking once per week

    • E. 

      Brain surgery

  • 8. 
    Individuals undergoing treatment for Wernicke-Korsakoff’s syndrome should be encouraged to increase their consumption of:
    • A. 

      Milk

    • B. 

      Citric fruit

    • C. 

      Orange vegetables

    • D. 

      Vegemite

    • E. 

      Water

  • 9. 
    Alcohol excess can lead to:
    • A. 

      Obesity

    • B. 

      Decreased bone density

    • C. 

      Pancreatitis

    • D. 

      Cirrhosis

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    This is NOT one of the NH&MRC guidelines for responsible drinking:
    • A. 

      Consumption not exceeding two standard alcoholic drinks/day

    • B. 

      Occasional drinking during pregnancy

    • C. 

      Avoid drinking when breastfeeding

    • D. 

      Consumption not exceeding four standard alcoholic drinks/ event

    • E. 

      Children under the age of 15 should not drink alcohol

    • F. 

      Avoid drinking when intending to drive

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