Nutrition T4b Test2

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Nutrition Quizzes & Trivia

I hope no one minds that I didn't include the matching. . . Lol.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Consumption of mega doses of vitamins can lead to buildup of toxic doses in the body. This is known as:
    • A. 

      Toxaemia

    • B. 

      Hypervitaminosis

    • C. 

      Hyperconsumption

    • D. 

      Overdosage

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is not a water soluble vitamin?
    • A. 

      Thiamine

    • B. 

      Riboflavin

    • C. 

      Retinol

    • D. 

      Ascorbic acid

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is required if planning pregnancy?
    • A. 

      Ascorbic acid

    • B. 

      Folic acid

    • C. 

      Nicotinic acid

    • D. 

      Pantothenic acid

  • 4. 
    Severe thiamine deficiency causes:
    • A. 

      Scurvy

    • B. 

      Pellagra

    • C. 

      Rickets

    • D. 

      Beriberi

  • 5. 
    Which deficiency disease was common in wheat eating countries because wheat is low in niacin?
    • A. 

      Beriberi

    • B. 

      Night blindness

    • C. 

      Pellagra

    • D. 

      Rickets

  • 6. 
    Which B vitamin is helpful in the formation of red blood cells?
    • A. 

      Pyridoxine

    • B. 

      Biotin

    • C. 

      Thiamine

    • D. 

      Pantothenic acid

  • 7. 
    Which of the following health problems is NOT associated with vitamin D deficiency?
    • A. 

      Rickets

    • B. 

      Osteomalacia

    • C. 

      Bone malformations

    • D. 

      Skin cancers

  • 8. 
    Which of the following helps in blood clotting?
    • A. 

      Vitamin A

    • B. 

      Vitamin E

    • C. 

      Vitamin B12

    • D. 

      Vitamin K

  • 9. 
    Which of the following best describes vitamins?
    • A. 

      They are the nutrients that provide energy to the body.

    • B. 

      They are the nutrients that provide basic structural components to the body.

    • C. 

      They are organic nutrients that aid in the chemical reactions of the body.

    • D. 

      They are inorganic nutrients that the body can produce itself.

  • 10. 
    Deficiency of which mineral will cause bone fragility leading to osteoporosis?
    • A. 

      Phosphorus

    • B. 

      Sodium

    • C. 

      Magnesium

    • D. 

      Calcium

  • 11. 
    Deficiency of this substance affects transport of nutrients and toxins leading to build up of toxins, poor gas exchange, organ failure, and multiple disease states.
    • A. 

      Sodium

    • B. 

      Oxygen

    • C. 

      Water

    • D. 

      Electrolyte

  • 12. 
    Water soluble vitamins must be consumed daily because:
    • A. 

      The body has a high dose requirement for water soluble vitamins

    • B. 

      Water soluble vitamins are not stored in the body in any significant amount

    • C. 

      Water soluble vitamins are not well absorbed in the digestive tract

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 13. 
    Which of the following foods contains the most calcium?
    • A. 

      1/4 cup of sardines with bones

    • B. 

      1/4 cup of walnuts

    • C. 

      1/4 cup of lentils

    • D. 

      1/4 cup of wheat bran

  • 14. 
    This mineral is obtained from seafood and organ meat and is needed for synthesis of thyroid hormone, sperm motility, and normal functioning of the immune system.
    • A. 

      Iodide

    • B. 

      Zinc

    • C. 

      Selenium

    • D. 

      Manganese

  • 15. 
    Which pair of nutrients helps in formation of red blood cells?
    • A. 

      Vitamin B12 & potassium

    • B. 

      Vitamin D & copper

    • C. 

      Vitamin C & iron

    • D. 

      Vitamin B12 & copper

  • 16. 
    The _________ properties of this water soluble vitamin ______ may be a factor in reducing the risk for certain forms of cancer.
    • A. 

      Antioxidant; C

    • B. 

      Enzymatic; riboflavin

    • C. 

      Metabolic; pyridoxine

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 17. 
    These chemicals are known to down-regulate the formation of reactive oxygen species, key chemicals in cardiovascular disease.
    • A. 

      Phytosterols

    • B. 

      Phytochemicals

    • C. 

      Corticosteroids

    • D. 

      Oxygen free radicals

  • 18. 
    Flavin adenine dinucleotide is a derivative of which of the following vitamins?
    • A. 

      Niacin

    • B. 

      Pantothenic acid

    • C. 

      B12

    • D. 

      Riboflavin

  • 19. 
    Consumption of cranberries will reduce the risk of urinary tract infection and will improve dental health.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Phytochemicals with antioxidant properties are flavanoids and carotinoids.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False