Nutrition Multiple Choice Quiz: Exam!

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Nutrition Multiple Choice Quiz: Exam!

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  • 1. 
    Carbohydrates contain these 3 chemical elements, [Blank].
  • 2. 
    Carbohydrates are important for the human body...
    • A. 

      They are energy

    • B. 

      Source of vitamins and fibre

    • C. 

      They create lactase

    • D. 

      They help in weight loss

  • 3. 
    Fiber binds to and eliminates toxins, helps with constipation, and feel good bacteria.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Which the main source of energy is absorbed directly during digestion?
    • A. 

      Starch

    • B. 

      Glucose

    • C. 

      Sucrose

    • D. 

      Lactose

  • 5. 
    [Blank] (a monosaccharide) is absorbed via the small intestine (does NOT use SGLT protein), is converted to glucose, glycogen, or fat in the liver, and gives a rapid rise in blood glucose levels.
  • 6. 
    Carbohydrates:  The principle sugar in the bloodstream which fuels cellular respiration is [blank].
  • 7. 
    Carbohydrates: Sucrose is broken down into the following 2 monosaccharides, [blank].
  • 8. 
    Carbohydrates:  Lactose is broken down into [Blank] and [Blank] by the enzyme lactase.  A lack of this enzyme will cause the disease lactose intolerance.
  • 9. 
    Starch is broken down in the mouth into Dextrin by [Blank].
  • 10. 
    Carbohydrates:  In the small intestine, Dextrin is further broken down into [Blank] by the enzyme Pancreatic Amylase.
  • 11. 
    Carbohydrates: In the small intestine, Dextrin is further broken down into Maltose by enzyme [Blank].
  • 12. 
    Carbohydrates:  The storage form of glucose is [Blank].
  • 13. 
    Carbohydrates:  The enzyme that breaks down Sucrose is [blank].
  • 14. 
    Carbohydrates:  The monosaccharide found in milk is [blank].
  • 15. 
    Carbohydrates:  Indigestible polysaccharides are collectively known as [blank].
  • 16. 
    Consumption of High Fructose Corn Syrup in some individuals can lead to fatty liver.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    The saccharides that play a role in cell recognition/cell identify and which act as cellular markers, are [blank].
  • 18. 
    3 substrates for gluconeogenesis are [Blank].
  • 19. 
    The synthesis of glucose from non-carbohydrate starting materials is called [blank].
  • 20. 
    The synthesis of glucose from [blank] starting materials is called gluconeogenesis.
  • 21. 
    Gluconeogenesis primarily occurs in the [blank].
  • 22. 
    Gluconeogenesis primarily occurs in the liver, but when the liver fails to function, the organ that takes over is [blank].
  • 23. 
    The following 2 physiological conditions can stimulate gluconeogenesis.
    • A. 

      Eating

    • B. 

      Exercise

    • C. 

      Sleeping

    • D. 

      Pregnancy

  • 24. 
    During Cori Cycle, glycolysis occurs in the [blank].
  • 25. 
    During the Cori cycle, glycolysis occurs in the muscle and gluconeogenesis occurs in the [blank].
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