Trivia Quiz: Food And Nutrition 3rd Edition Chapter 4

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Trivia Quiz: Food And Nutrition 3rd Edition Chapter 4 - Quiz

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 definition of Indigenous is dependent on:
    • A. 

      A government decision

    • B. 

      Self-identification and acceptance

    • C. 

      Documentation of proof

    • D. 

      Genetic testing

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    Life expectancy for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander males is:
    • A. 

      The same as for Australian males generally

    • B. 

      30 years less than for Australian males generally

    • C. 

      20 years less than for Australian males generally

    • D. 

      10 years less than for Australian males generally

    • E. 

      5 years more than for Australian males generally

  • 3. 
    Infant mortality among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander populations is:
    • A. 

      The same as for all Australians

    • B. 

      The worst in the world

    • C. 

      The worst among Indigenous peoples living in industrialised countries

    • D. 

      The worst among Indigenous peoples living in any country

    • E. 

      Comparable to other Indigenous peoples

  • 4. 
    Due to physical stature Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander adults are:
    • A. 

      More likely to have a higher percentage of body fat at the same BMI than a Caucasian adult

    • B. 

      More likely to have a lower percentage of body fat at the same BMI than a Caucasian adult

    • C. 

      Likely to have the same percentage of body fat at the same BMI as a Caucasian adult

    • D. 

      Unlikely to develop overweight or obesity

    • E. 

      Physical stature has no bearing on the percentage of body fat

  • 5. 
    Indigenous adults aged 45-54 years are _____ times more likely to be living with diabetes than non-Indigenous adults?
    • A. 

      1.5

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      5

    • D. 

      10

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    Colonisation has resulted in poor nutrition due to:
    • A. 

      Loss of traditional food sources

    • B. 

      Chronic diseases

    • C. 

      Poor housing

    • D. 

      Alcohol and substance abuse

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    Most Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders live in:
    • A. 

      Urban areas

    • B. 

      Regional areas

    • C. 

      Remote areas

    • D. 

      Areas with an ARIA score of 15

    • E. 

      Areas with an ARIA score of 0

  • 8. 
    Healthy eating in remote areas is difficult because:
    • A. 

      Most residents lack willpower to make the necessary changes

    • B. 

      Most residents do not know how to cook

    • C. 

      Most residents spend their incomes on other goods and services

    • D. 

      Healthy food is of poor quality and expensive

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    In general bush foods consumed by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples were:
    • A. 

      Low in carbohydrate

    • B. 

      Low in saturated fat

    • C. 

      High in overall fat

    • D. 

      A and b

    • E. 

      B and c

  • 10. 
    Close the Gap refers to:
    • A. 

      Improving life expectancy of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples

    • B. 

      Improving food supply in regional and remote areas

    • C. 

      Improving transport to regional and remote areas

    • D. 

      Improving telecommunications to regional and remote areas

    • E. 

      All of the above

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