Nutrition Quiz 2 Unit 3

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  • 1. 
    __________ _______ ______ do not stack together well and are liquid at room temperature.
  • 2. 
    ______________ ___________ _______ can pack tightly and are solid at room temperature.
  • 3. 
    Hydrogen atoms in a cis fatty acid are where on the carbon chain?
    • A. 

      Opposite sides

    • B. 

      Same sides

    • C. 

      In the center

    • D. 

      There are no hydrogen atoms

  • 4. 
    Due to health dangers of excessive ______ _______ _______ FDA requires it on food labels.
  • 5. 
    What is NOT a way to minimize intake of Trans fatty acids?
    • A. 

      Avoid food labels

    • B. 

      Limit deep-fat fried foods

    • C. 

      Limit high fat baked goods

    • D. 

      Limit use of non-dairy creamers

  • 6. 
    Essential fatty acids: (Check all that apply)
    • A. 

      Are synthesized by the body.

    • B. 

      Can not be synthesized by the body and must be obtained by food.

    • C. 

      Forms cell membranes and vital body structures.

    • D. 

      Are linked with cardiovascular disease.

    • E. 

      Aids in the immune system and vision.

  • 7. 
    The two essential fatty acids are ________ acid (omega 6) and __________ (omega 3).
  • 8. 
    Alpha-linoleic acid are found in all BUT:
    • A. 

      Vegetables

    • B. 

      Fish oil

    • C. 

      Fish

    • D. 

      Peanuts

  • 9. 
    Flaky skin, diarrhea, infections, and retarded growth and wound healing are all symptoms of
    • A. 

      Sickle Cell Anemia

    • B. 

      PKU

    • C. 

      Essential Fatty Acids deficiency

    • D. 

      Lactosintolerance

  • 10. 
    Phospholipids contain
    • A. 

      Glycerol

    • B. 

      Two Fatty Acids

    • C. 

      Phosphate Group

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 11. 
    Sterols are a ________ structure, do not dissolve in __________, are essential components of cell membrane ____, and are _____ necessary in our diet.
  • 12. 
    Plant sterols appear to _______ the absorption of dietary cholesterol.
    • A. 

      Aide

    • B. 

      Speed up

    • C. 

      Detour

    • D. 

      Block

  • 13. 
    Cholesterol is produced by the _______, is an essential component of cell _______, and only found in ________ products.
    • A. 

      Pancreas, formation, animal

    • B. 

      Liver, formation, plant

    • C. 

      Liver, membrane, animal

    • D. 

      Pancreas, membrane, plant

    • E. 

      Gall bladder, membrane, animal

  • 14. 
    Cholesterol forms
    • A. 

      Vitamin C

    • B. 

      Vitamin E

    • C. 

      Vitamin D

    • D. 

      Testosterone

    • E. 

      Estrogen