Jarvis Questions On Nutritional Assessment! Quiz

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Jarvis Questions On Nutritional Assessment! Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Pasqual and Santos, Portugal immigrants, who work as fishermen with Peter Griffin. These men are new to the U.S., do not speak English, and due to their heavy occupational workload have depleted nutritional reserves. They are at most risk for:
    • A. 

      Obesity

    • B. 

      MAMA

    • C. 

      Overnutrition

    • D. 

      Undernutrition

    • E. 

      B and C

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is not true about overnutrition:
    • A. 

      Can lead to sleep apnea

    • B. 

      Being overweight during childhood and adolescence is associated with increased risk for becoming overweight during adulthood

    • C. 

      In adults, obesity is defined as a BMI of 25 or more

    • D. 

      Overnutrition can lead to certain cancers

    • E. 

      Overnutrition is caused by the consumption of nutrients in excess of body needs

  • 3. 
    Black women typically have lower _____ than white women.
    • A. 

      Weight

    • B. 

      Hematocrit levels

    • C. 

      Hemoglobin levels

    • D. 

      Creatinine levels

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    True or False:The 3-day food records is not affected by culture because food is a universal phenomenon and food is eaten by every culture.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The purpose of a nutritional assessment does not include which of the following:
    • A. 

      Identify individuals who are malnourished

    • B. 

      Provide data for designing a nutition plan of care that will prevent or minimize the development of malnutrition

    • C. 

      Identifying those who are at risk for malnutrition

    • D. 

      Establish a baseline data for evaluating the efficacy of nutritional care

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    Which is not true regarding the comprehensive nutritional assessment?
    • A. 

      Is performed for all patients

    • B. 

      Includes dietary history and clinical information

    • C. 

      Includes physical examination

    • D. 

      Includes anthropometric measures

    • E. 

      Includes laboratory tests

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is the easiest and most popular method for obtaining information about dietary intake?
    • A. 

      Stalking your patient

    • B. 

      Food frequency questionnaire

    • C. 

      3-day food diary

    • D. 

      24-hour recall

    • E. 

      Direct observation

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is a common error that occurs with the 24-hour diet recall.
    • A. 

      Snack items and the use of gravies, sauces, and condiments may be underreported

    • B. 

      The individual or family member may not be able to recall the type or amount of food eaten

    • C. 

      The truth may be altered for various reasons

    • D. 

      The intake within the last 24 hours may be atypical of usual intake

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is a common draw back to the food frequency questionnaire?
    • A. 

      Noncompliance

    • B. 

      Atypical intake on the recording day

    • C. 

      Conscious alteration of diet during the recording period

    • D. 

      It does not quantify amount of intake

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    Amenorrhea, which is assocated with nutritional deficiency, is
    • A. 

      The term that refers to the Islamic dietary laws

    • B. 

      Deficiency of dietary supplements

    • C. 

      A side effect of the use of anabolic steroids

    • D. 

      Agents that are often substituted for nutritious food

    • E. 

      Absence of menstrual flow

  • 11. 
    True or False:Individuals with DM are twice as likely to have nutritional deficits.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Which of the following is a appropach for nutrition screening of the elderly?
    • A. 

      Daily Reference Intakes

    • B. 

      Dietary Guidlines

    • C. 

      Food Guide Pyramid

    • D. 

      Nutritional Screening Intiative

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 13. 
    Someone who is cachectic:
    • A. 

      Has fat and muscle wasting

    • B. 

      Is obese

    • C. 

      Lives a sedentary lifestyle

    • D. 

      Lives an active lifestyle

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 14. 
    True or False:Clinical signs are early manifestations of malnutrition. Deficiencies are comprehensivley readily detectable.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Anthropometry is:
    • A. 

      Absent menstrual cycles

    • B. 

      A measurement and evaluation of growth, development, and body composition

    • C. 

      A serious side effect of steroids which affects, among other areas, the skin, eyes, and gums

    • D. 

      Scanty menstrual flow

    • E. 

      An abnormally large head circumference, which often signifies disease

  • 16. 
    Which of the following is not a common location for anthropometry:
    • A. 

      Height

    • B. 

      Triceps skinfold thickness

    • C. 

      Elbow breadth

    • D. 

      Arm and head circumferences

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 17. 
    Which of the following is the correct formula for calculating mody weight as a percentage of ideal body weight?
    • A. 

      Percent ideal body weight = (ideal weight/current weight) x 703

    • B. 

      Percent ideal body weight = (ideal weight/100) x current weight

    • C. 

      Percent ideal body weight = (current weight/ideal weight) x 100

    • D. 

      Percent ideal body weight = (ideal weight/current weight) x 100

    • E. 

      Percent ideal body weight = (current weight/ideal weight) x 703

  • 18. 
    A body weight (as a percentage of ideal body weight) of 89% is considered to be:
    • A. 

      Healthy

    • B. 

      Mild malnutrition

    • C. 

      Moderate malnutrition

    • D. 

      Severe malnutrition

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 19. 
    Percent usual body weight is calculated as:
    • A. 

      Percent body weight = (current weight/usual weight) x 100

    • B. 

      Percent body weight = (usual weight/current weight) x 100

    • C. 

      Percent body weight = (current weight/usual weight) x 703

    • D. 

      Percent body weight = (current weight/usual weight) x 307

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 20. 
    A BMI of 27 is considered to be which of the following?
    • A. 

      Underweight

    • B. 

      Normal weight

    • C. 

      Overweight

    • D. 

      Obese

    • E. 

      Sexy

  • 21. 
    Which of the following is a practical marker of optimal weight for height and an indicator of obesity or protein-calorie malnutrition?
    • A. 

      Body weight as a percentage of ideal weigth

    • B. 

      Percentage usual body weight

    • C. 

      Waist-to-hip ratio

    • D. 

      Percentage of recent weight change

    • E. 

      Body mass index

  • 22. 
    Which of the following assesses body fat distribution as an indicator of health risk?
    • A. 

      Body mass index

    • B. 

      Body weight as a percentage of ideal body weight

    • C. 

      Anthropometry

    • D. 

      Waist-to-hip ratio

    • E. 

      Percentage usual body weight

  • 23. 
    Which is the most common site used for obtaining skinfold thickness measurements.
    • A. 

      Biceps skinfold (BSF)

    • B. 

      Gluteal skinfold (GSF)

    • C. 

      Suprailiac skinfold

    • D. 

      Subcapsular skinfold

    • E. 

      Triceps skinfold (TSF)

  • 24. 
    How would one determine the arm muscle circumference and arm muscle area?
    • A. 

      Mid-upper arm circumference (MAC) + Triceps skinfold (TSF)

    • B. 

      Biceps skinfold (BSF) + Triceps skinfold (TSF)

    • C. 

      Body mass index (BMI) + Biceps skinfold (BSF)

    • D. 

      Triceps skinfold (TSF) + Body mass index (BMI)

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 25. 
    The mid-upper arm muscle circumference (MAMC) estimates
    • A. 

      Smooth muscle reserves

    • B. 

      The amount of lean body mass

    • C. 

      Skeletal muscle reserves

    • D. 

      A and B

    • E. 

      B and C