Major & Trace Mineral Quiz

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Nutrition. Quiz on Trace minerals and Major Minerals


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Edema and hypertension are toxicity symptoms of which major mineral?
    • A. 

      Sodium

    • B. 

      Calcium

    • C. 

      Magnesium

    • D. 

      Sulfate

  • 2. 
    Legumes, whole grains, seeds, and seafood are good sources of
    • A. 

      Flouride

    • B. 

      Zinc

    • C. 

      Selenium

    • D. 

      Copper

  • 3. 
    The extracellular major minerals
    • A. 

      Calcium

    • B. 

      Magnesium

    • C. 

      Sodium

    • D. 

      Iron

    • E. 

      Chloride

  • 4. 
    Enlargement of the thyroid gland due to iodine deficiency
    • A. 

      Metalloenzyme

    • B. 

      Chelate

    • C. 

      Thyrogoiter

    • D. 

      Goiter

  • 5. 
    Maintains normal fluid & electrolyte balance 
    • A. 

      Chloride

    • B. 

      Zinc

    • C. 

      Phosphorus

    • D. 

      Calcium

  • 6. 
    Used in energy metabolism and RNA & DNA
    • A. 

      Chromium

    • B. 

      Calcium

    • C. 

      Potassium

    • D. 

      Phophorus

  • 7. 
    Maintains normal fluid and electrolyte balance 
    • A. 

      Potassium

    • B. 

      Phosphorus

    • C. 

      Sodium

    • D. 

      Chloride

  • 8. 
    Part of hemoglobin, myoglobin, and iss necessary for muscle utilization
    • A. 

      Zinc

    • B. 

      Iodine

    • C. 

      Chromium

    • D. 

      Iron

  • 9. 
    Potassium maintains normal fluid and electrolyte balance and maintains the health of bones and teeth
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Stabilizes protein shape
    • A. 

      Sulfate

    • B. 

      Zinc

    • C. 

      Copper

    • D. 

      Molybdenum

  • 11. 
    If this mineral gets into the heart, it can stop it
    • A. 

      Phosphorus

    • B. 

      Potassium

    • C. 

      Calcium

    • D. 

      Selenium

  • 12. 
    Found in the bones and teeth
    • A. 

      Sulfate

    • B. 

      Flouride

    • C. 

      Magnesium

  • 13. 
    Deficiency symptoms of weakness, confusion, convulsions, hallucinations, bizzare muscle movements
  • 14. 
    Toxicity symptoms include loss and brittleness of hair and nails, skin rash, fatigue, central nervous system disorders, and garlic breath
    • A. 

      Chromium

    • B. 

      Copper

    • C. 

      Selenium

    • D. 

      Iron

  • 15. 
    • A. 

      Zinc

    • B. 

      Manganese

    • C. 

      Copper

    • D. 

      Selenium

  • 16. 
    Found in red meats, shellfish, whole grains, fortified cereals
    • A. 

      Zinc

    • B. 

      Potassium

    • C. 

      Chromium

    • D. 

      Selenium

  • 17. 
    Heme iron is found in
    • A. 

      Water

    • B. 

      Fish, poultry, meat

    • C. 

      Dark green veggies and fruit

    • D. 

      Seafood

  • 18. 
    Found in Seafood
    • A. 

      Iodine

    • B. 

      Copper

    • C. 

      Iron

    • D. 

      Flouride

    • E. 

      Manganese

  • 19. 
    Inhances insulin, found in meat, whole grains, brewers yeast
    • A. 

      Magnesium

    • B. 

      Chromium

    • C. 

      Selenium

  • 20. 
    Deficiency in this mineral causes stunted growth in children and osteoporosis in adults
    • A. 

      Magnesium

    • B. 

      Calcium

    • C. 

      Chloride

  • 21. 
    Transports Vitamin A throughout the body
    • A. 

      Copper

    • B. 

      Molybdenum

    • C. 

      Zinc

    • D. 

      Iodine

  • 22. 
    RDA for Sodium for men and women is
    • A. 

      1500mg

    • B. 

      2000mg

    • C. 

      250mg

    • D. 

      2300mg

  • 23. 
    Calcium is responsible for mineralization of bones and teeth, nerve functioning and blood clotting
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Maintains the health of bones and teeth
    • A. 

      Flouride

    • B. 

      Manganese

    • C. 

      Potassium

  • 25. 
    RDA for Calcium for men and women is
    • A. 

      100mg

    • B. 

      2500mg

    • C. 

      1000mg

    • D. 

      850mg