A Basic Quiz On Allergy! Trivia Test! Trivia

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A Basic Quiz On Allergy! Trivia Test! Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A typical food reaction involves all of the following EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Facial hives or swelling

    • B. 

      Pruritis (itching) of lips or mouth

    • C. 

      Headache or dizziness

    • D. 

      Asthma or respiratory symptoms in some

  • 2. 
    Individuals suffering from oral allergy syndrome (OAS) can tolerate
    • A. 

      Fresh fruits and vegetables

    • B. 

      Cooked fruits and vegetables

    • C. 

      Fresh fruits and vegetable juices

    • D. 

      All forms of the suspected fruit and/or vegetables should be avoided

  • 3. 
    Dye/preservative allergies are the least common form of food allergies reported.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Match the type of formula to its corresponding composition and properties:    This formula is completely intact and the body immediately recognized it as milk protein.
    • A. 

      Regular cow’s milk formula

    • B. 

      Partially hydrolyzed formula

    • C. 

      Extensively hydrolyzed formula

    • D. 

      Amino-acid based formula

  • 5. 
    If a child is allergic to cow’s milk, goat’s milk is an acceptable and recommended alternative.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Poor growth, abdominal pain, early satiety and dysphagia are symptoms noted in:
    • A. 

      Proctocolitis

    • B. 

      Food protein induced enterocolitis

    • C. 

      Eosinophilic esophagitis

    • D. 

      Lactose intolerance

  • 7. 
    Name a therapy used to lengthen the bowel?
    • A. 

      Growth Hormone

    • B. 

      STEP procedure

    • C. 

      Bowel transplant

    • D. 

      Parenteral Nutrition

  • 8. 
    What is the main criticism of the studies on monomeric versus polymeric formulas?
    • A. 

      Different formulas were used

    • B. 

      Too many years between studies

    • C. 

      The n was small

    • D. 

      They all looked at different aspects of the formulas

  • 9. 
    Current research is being done on Omegaven, what component of Omegaven is being looked at for decreasing days on TPN? 
    • A. 

      Soybean oil

    • B. 

      Amount of fat given per kg

    • C. 

      MCT oil

    • D. 

      Fish oil

  • 10. 
    Hydrolyzed protein formulas should be utilized before using amino acid-based formulas?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    What is the carbohydrate source in Neocate Infant formula?
    • A. 

      Refined vegetable oil

    • B. 

      Amino acids

    • C. 

      Glucose

    • D. 

      Corn syrup solids

  • 12. 
    Which of the following statements is TRUE regarding the DHA and ARA in Neocate
    • A. 

      DHA and ARA in Neocate Infant formula is derived from natural vegetarian sources

    • B. 

      DHA and ARA in Neocate Infant formula is derived from fish oil

    • C. 

      DHA and ARA in Neocate Infant formula can help to eliminate symptoms of food allergies in infants

    • D. 

      DHA and ARA in Neocate Infant formula is derived from Genetically Modified sources

  • 13. 
    What age range is EleCare unflavored indicated for?
    • A. 

      0-10 Years

    • B. 

      0-12 Months

    • C. 

      0-2 Years

    • D. 

      1-10 Years

  • 14. 
    What is the main difference between Neocate One+ and E028 Splash?
    • A. 

      E028 Splash has more vitamins and minerals

    • B. 

      E028 Splash is flavored and ready-to-feed

    • C. 

      E028 Splash has more protein

    • D. 

      E028 Splash is hypoallergenic

  • 15. 
    One of the fat sources in Neocate Infant is soy oil; would Neocate still be suitable for a child with a soy allergy?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 16. 
    How many fluid ounces does 1 packet of Neocate One+ yield?
    • A. 

      13

    • B. 

      8

    • C. 

      12

    • D. 

      20

  • 17. 
    What is the protein source in Pepdite Junior?
    • A. 

      100% amino acids

    • B. 

      100% peptides

    • C. 

      44% amino acids, 56% peptides

    • D. 

      40% amino acids, 60% peptides

  • 18. 
    GERD is a medical condition ONLY found in infants and children?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    All of the following are medications used to treat diagnosed EE EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Acid blockers

    • B. 

      Topical steroids

    • C. 

      Systemic steroids

  • 20. 
    Both topical and systemic steroids have been reported as  effective short term approaches to management of patients with EE?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    All of the following are side effects of long term use of steroids EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Osteoporosis (bone loss)

    • B. 

      Diabetes

    • C. 

      Oral and esophageal candidiasis

    • D. 

      Alopecia (hair loss)

  • 22. 
    Which of the following foods is NOT part of the “Big 8” allergen foods?
    • A. 

      Tree Nuts

    • B. 

      Rice

    • C. 

      Wheat

    • D. 

      Eggs

  • 23. 
    Amino Acid based formulas have been found to be effective long term treatments for EE?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Which of the following diet options are NOT used to treat patients with EE?
    • A. 

      Atkins Diet

    • B. 

      Elimination diet

    • C. 

      Elemental diet

    • D. 

      Milk protein-Free diet

  • 25. 
    Why is it important for hyperplasia (bowel adaptation) to occur? 
    • A. 

      Increased crypt cell production.

    • B. 

      Increased crypt depth.

    • C. 

      Increased length of villi.

    • D. 

      Increased transporters per cell.

    • E. 

      All of the above.

  • 26. 
    Currently the only proven therapy for both IgE and non-IgE mediated allergies is:
    • A. 

      Strict avoidance of the milk, egg, soy, wheat, fish, shellfish, peanuts and tree nuts.

    • B. 

      Strict avoidance of the offending food(s)

    • C. 

      Strict avoidance of cow’s milk only + treated with corticosteroids.

    • D. 

      Removing all foods from the diet and starting formula, preferably amino acid-based elemental formula.

  • 27. 
    All foods that are noted to be positive on prick skin tests should be avoided since the individual is sensitive to them.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 28. 
    Should corn oil be avoided in individuals with corn allergy?
    • A. 

      Yes, corn oil undergoes a combination of mechanical and solvent extractions which preserves and stabilizes the corn protein in the oil.

    • B. 

      No, corn oil undergoes a combination of mechanical and solvent extractions which denatures the corn protein.

  • 29. 
    Food allergy is:
    • A. 

      A reaction to food involving any of the major systems including skin, gastrointestinal and respiratory.

    • B. 

      An abnormal immune response to a food.

    • C. 

      An IgE mediated response to a food allergen resulting in hives, asthma, or other symptoms.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 30. 
    Match the type of formula to its corresponding composition and properties:   This formula is hydrolyzed (broken down) to have peptides of shorter length.  Most infants and children would tolerate this type of formula; although, about 10% of children would react to this type of formula.
    • A. 

      Regular cow’s milk formula.

    • B. 

      Partially hydrolyzed formula

    • C. 

      Extensively hydrolyzed formula

    • D. 

      Amino-acid based formula

  • 31. 
    Which of the following signs and symptoms has been reported ONLY in GERD and not GER?
    • A. 

      Regurgitation

    • B. 

      Hiatal hernia

    • C. 

      Irritability

    • D. 

      Bloody stools

  • 32. 
    The majority of patients with EE can go off diet within 2 years without further medical issues?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False