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Nutrition Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    As your muscles become stronger, you must increase the amount of resistance in order to continue to gain strength.  This is known as the principle of progressive resistance exercise.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Chocolate milk is an excellent source of nutrients before or after a resistance training workout, providing a desirable ratio of 4 gm carbohydrates to 1 gm of protein
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The principle of recuperation is considered one of the six basic principles of resistance training
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Training for muscular hypertrophy (higher volume, multiple sets), is more appropriate for gaining strength and power than training for local muscular endurance
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    When resistance training for endurance, perform fewer repetitions with more weight
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Dieting alone is the most effective approach to weight control
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Weight Watchers is an example of a medically supervised clinical weight loss program
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Eating as fast as you can and as much as you can is the best way to go about losing weight
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Caloric balance is the key to weight control
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    To determine one’s target body weight, the target BMI is multiplied by height in meters squared
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    A BMI value of 23 is indicative of a normal height to weight relationship
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Morbid obesity is an associated risk factor for anemia. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    The Binge-Purge syndrome is a characteristic of anorexia nervosa
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Anorexia athletic appears to be most prevalent in athletes such as, football and basketball players
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Short-term starvation, involving rapid weight loss, may impair performance if blood glucose and muscle glycogen are lowered significantly
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Adult males (age 19 and over) require approximately 3.7 liters of water daily
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    About 30% of body water is stored as intracellular water
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Hyponatremia refers to an increase in plasma sodium
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Skin wetting is the most effective technique to maintain water balance
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Sports drinks should be consume over water if exercise is hard, hot and over an hour
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Which of the following regarding the function of water is false
    • A. 

      A. Regulates body temperature

    • B. 

      Needed for proper functioning of senses

    • C. 

      C. Increases lean muscle mass

    • D. 

      D. Protects organs, such as brain and spinal cord

  • 22. 
    1.    Which of the following is not a component of the heat balance equation?
    • A. 

      A. Body Mass Index (BMI)

    • B. 

      B. Conduction

    • C. 

      C. Convection

    • D. 

      D. Radiation

    • E. 

      E. These are all part of the heat balance equation

  • 23. 
    Antidiuretic Hormone is also known as which of the following
    • A. 

      A. Aldosterone

    • B. 

      B. Vasopressin

    • C. 

      C. ATH

    • D. 

      D. None of these

  • 24. 
    The major functions of sodium include
    • A. 

      A. Nerve impulse conduction

    • B. 

      B. Maintaining normal body fluid balance

    • C. 

      C. Initiation of muscle contraction

    • D. 

      D. Control of blood volume and pressure

    • E. 

      E. All of these

  • 25. 
    An athlete who exercises for 60 minutes, has a pre-exercise weight of 150.5 and a post weight of 147.6.  This athlete consumed 16 fluid ounces of water during exercise. How can you determine this athlete’s fluid needs
    • A. 

      Sweat rate which is?

    • B. 

      Heart rate

  • 26. 
    Which of the following body fat analysis techniques is the most accurate, often used to validate other measures
    • A. 

      A. Skin-fold technique

    • B. 

      B. Under water weighing

    • C. 

      C. Bioelectrical impedance (BIA)

    • D. 

      D. Dual energy X-ray absorptiometry (DEXA)

  • 27. 
    1.    All of the following can be considered environmental factors contributing weight gain except:
    • A. 

      A. A predisposition for sweet, high-fat foods

    • B. 

      B. Sedentary lifestyle

    • C. 

      C. Reduced Sleep

    • D. 

      D. Fast foods

    • E. 

      E. These are all environmental factors

  • 28. 
    What part of the body is believed to be the regulatory center for the control of various feedback mechanisms, such as the set point theory
    • A. 

      A. The adrenal gland

    • B. 

      B. The pituitary gland

    • C. 

      C. The hypothalamus

    • D. 

      D. The brain stem

    • E. 

      E. None of these

  • 29. 
    If a skin-fold technique has a standard error of measurement (SEM) of 3%, you can have 90% confidence that for a person with a predicted body fat of 18%, the actual value will be within a range of
    • A. 

      A. 10-15%

    • B. 

      B. 15-21%

    • C. 

      C. 1-3%

    • D. 

      D. 12-24%

    • E. 

      E. None of these

  • 30. 
    The Female Triad includes all of the following except
    • A. 

      A. Amenorrhea

    • B. 

      B. Osteoporosis

    • C. 

      C. Anemia

    • D. 

      D. Eating Disorders

  • 31. 
    The rating of perceived exertion (RPE) refers to which of the following
    • A. 

      A. One method of monitoring exercise intensity

    • B. 

      B. Your own perception of how hard your body is working during exercise

    • C. 

      C. Originally designed to reflect heart rate response by adding a “0” to the rating

    • D. 

      D. All of the above

  • 32. 
    1.   Which of the following is not an appropriate recommendation for weight control and healthy eating:
    • A. 

      A. restrict portion sizes

    • B. 

      Eat less fat

    • C. 

      Eat fewer and smaller amounts of refined sugar

    • D. 

      Eat foods that are less filling

    • E. 

      E. All of the above

  • 33. 
    Weight loss during the first week of a fat reducing diet is mainly due to
    • A. 

      A. A decrease in body carbohydrate and protein stores and associated water stores

    • B. 

      B. A significant decrease in body fat stores and associated water stores

    • C. 

      C. A significant change in serum lipid levels

    • D. 

      D. An increase in muscle glycogen stores

    • E. 

      E. All of the above

  • 34. 
    Which of the following best describes the first law of thermodynamics
    • A. 

      A. Energy can be both created and destroyed

    • B. 

      B. Energy can be created, but not destroyed

    • C. 

      C. Energy cannot be created, but can be destroyed

    • D. 

      D. Energy can neither be created, nor destroyed

  • 35. 
    The maximal amount of pounds recommended for safe weight loss is
    • A. 

      A. 2 pounds per week

    • B. 

      B.

    • C. 

      C. 0.5-1 pound per week

    • D. 

      D. None of these

  • 36. 
    According to ACSM and the AHA, which of the following includes the major purposes of resistance training:
    • A. 

      Isotonics, isometrics and isokinetics

    • B. 

      Stress fractures, amenorrhea, sarcopenia, cellulite

    • C. 

      Muscular hypertrophy, strength and power, local muscular endurance, health-related benefits

    • D. 

      Overload, progression, specificity, sequence, recuperation and periodization

  • 37. 
    To support muscle growth, a reasonable weight gain goal would be
    • A. 

      A. 2-4 pounds per week

    • B. 

      B. 0.5-1.0 pounds per week

    • C. 

      C. 10-15 pounds per month

    • D. 

      D. None of these

  • 38. 
    How many additional calories above the TDEE would be required to gain one pound per week
    • A. 

      A. 2,000 calories

    • B. 

      B. 2, 500-3,500 calories

    • C. 

      C. 3, 500 calories

    • D. 

      D. 500 calories

  • 39. 
    When training for hypertrophy, which of the following should be emphasized
    • A. 

      A. 4-6 RPM per set

    • B. 

      B. 40-60% of 1RPM

    • C. 

      C. 6-12 RPM per set

    • D. 

      D. 8-12 RPM per set

  • 40. 
    Which of the following represents the protein AMDR for adults
    • A. 

      A. 0.8 g protein/pound of body weight

    • B. 

      B. 10-15% of total daily calories

    • C. 

      C. 0.36 g protein/ kg of body weight

    • D. 

      D. 10-35% of total daily calories