Food And Nutrition 3rd Edition - Chapter 39 Testbank

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 31

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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. 
    The development of Alzheimer’s disease may be increased by:
    • A. 

      Excessive ingestion of dietary aluminium

    • B. 

      Zinc supplementation

    • C. 

      Vitamin E supplementation

    • D. 

      Hormone replacement therapy

    • E. 

      Anaemia

  • 2. 
    Janet’s cognitive performance was improved when she did the following:
    • A. 

      Skipped breakfast

    • B. 

      Ate a bigger than usual lunch

    • C. 

      Ate a normal or smaller lunch

    • D. 

      Fasted in the afternoon

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    Reputably the most important antioxidant in the central and peripheral nervous system is:
    • A. 

      Vitamin A

    • B. 

      Vitamin E

    • C. 

      Glutathione

    • D. 

      Folate

  • 4. 
    Lower incidence of depression is strongly associated with:
    • A. 

      Higher consumption of fruit and vegetables

    • B. 

      Higher energy intake

    • C. 

      Higher consumption of fish

    • D. 

      Chronic alcohol excess

    • E. 

      Higher consumption of nuts

  • 5. 
    School children will have reduced cognitive performance if they:
    • A. 

      Drink cordial before school

    • B. 

      Do not drink enough milk

    • C. 

      Consume too many foods containing preservatives

    • D. 

      Skip breakfast

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    Ginkgo biloba extract is thought to have it positive effects on cognitive function due to its:
    • A. 

      Antioxidant properties

    • B. 

      Fat content

    • C. 

      Energy content

    • D. 

      Protein content

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    Consumption of which food is thought favourable for brain function?
    • A. 

      Milk

    • B. 

      Vegetables

    • C. 

      Meat

    • D. 

      Bread

    • E. 

      Fish

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is thought to influence the development of Alzheimer’s disease?
    • A. 

      Apo E gene

    • B. 

      Omega 3 fatty acid intake

    • C. 

      Vitamin D3 and vitamin K2

    • D. 

      Folic acid

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    Which condition does the WHO estimate is the greatest single cause of disability worldwide?
    • A. 

      Diabetes

    • B. 

      Cardiovascular disease

    • C. 

      Depression

    • D. 

      Cancer

    • E. 

      Obesity

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is thought to directly modulate the effects of stress?
    • A. 

      Polyunsaturated fatty acids

    • B. 

      Glucose

    • C. 

      β-carotene

    • D. 

      Hormone replacement therapy

    • E. 

      Vitamin E

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