Nutrition & Wellness Midterm Examination

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Nutrition & Wellness Midterm Examination

This exam covers the following Standards:FCS-FNS-11 Students will discuss domestic and professional kitchen equipment and its use in providing safe and sanitary food. a. Define and demonstrate the use of measuring tools, including liquid and dry cups, measuring spoons, scales, and balances. b. Define and demonstrate types of knives including Chef/French, paring, bread, boning, and slicer. Practice care and safety while using all knivesc. Define and demonstrate mixing equipment and cooking and baking tools. d. Define and demonstrate cookware for the range, oven, and microwave oven. e. Discuss appliance choices, safe use, care and energy consumption of major cooking appliances and small cooking appliances. FCS-FNW-1. Students will discuss basic nu


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The beliefs and social customs of a group of people.
    • A. 

      Culture

    • B. 

      Etnic food

    • C. 

      Value

    • D. 

      Food norm

  • 2. 
    A food that is typical of a given racial, national, or religious culture.
    • A. 

      Culture

    • B. 

      Etnic food

    • C. 

      Kosher food

    • D. 

      Staple food

  • 3. 
    Culture is shaped and changed through ____________.
    • A. 

      Contact with family members and friends

    • B. 

      Influence of the media

    • C. 

      The introduction of new ideas

    • D. 

      All of the answers are correct.

  • 4. 
    What purposes do ethnic foods serve for a group of people?
    • A. 

      Create a feeling of individuality for each member of the group.

    • B. 

      Encourage ethnic pride.

    • C. 

      Help people bond with members of other etnic groups.

    • D. 

      All are correct.

  • 5. 
    In the United States, the practice of eating earthworms is and example of a food _____________.
    • A. 

      Habit

    • B. 

      Norm

    • C. 

      Rule

    • D. 

      Taboo

  • 6. 
    Which statement below is the best example of how religion influences food choices?
    • A. 

      Brenda persuades Tayonna to try a new food.

    • B. 

      Hindu people do not eat beef.

    • C. 

      Tacos and tortillas are popular in the Southwest.

    • D. 

      The media promotes a new product.

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is not a trend affecting family eating patterns?
    • A. 

      Family members are increasingly mobile.

    • B. 

      More households are headed by a single working parent.

    • C. 

      Many dual-worker families have less income at their disposal.

    • D. 

      The average family is smaller.

  • 8. 
    Offering friends a snack when they visit is an example of ___________.
    • A. 

      Community expectations

    • B. 

      Family eating habits

    • C. 

      Social influence on food choices

    • D. 

      The status of food

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is the best example of high-status food in the culture of the United States?
    • A. 

      Hamburgers

    • B. 

      Grits

    • C. 

      Pork and Beans

    • D. 

      Steak

  • 10. 
    More than half of the food commercials that children watch on television are for ______________.
    • A. 

      Dairy products

    • B. 

      Foods high in calories, sugar, fat, and salt

    • C. 

      Fresh fruits and vegetables

    • D. 

      Whole grain cereals

  • 11. 
    Which of the following is an example of using food to deal with emotions?
    • A. 

      Lyah eats when bored.

    • B. 

      Micah eats when friends offer food.

    • C. 

      Ravita eats when hungry.

    • D. 

      Yazgul eats when watching an advertisement for food.

  • 12. 
    Refusing to give a child a snack because he or she would not share toys is an example of using food to __________.
    • A. 

      Maintain a child's weight

    • B. 

      Punish the child

    • C. 

      Reward the child

    • D. 

      Show love to the child

  • 13. 
    Using aseptic packaging to increase the shelf life of food is an example of applying ________________.
    • A. 

      Climate control

    • B. 

      Nutrition knowledge

    • C. 

      Political influence

    • D. 

      Technological advances

  • 14. 
    Which of the following foods is not a good source of dietary fiber?
    • A. 

      Apple

    • B. 

      Chicken

    • C. 

      Lentils

    • D. 

      Popcorn

  • 15. 
    Why are carbohydrates the body's preferred source of energy?
    • A. 

      They are inexpensive to buy

    • B. 

      They are plentiful in the diet

    • C. 

      They can be used efficiently as fuel

    • D. 

      They spare fats

  • 16. 
    Dominic decided to follow a very high protein diet to lose weight. He was avoiding nearly all carbohydrate foods. What health condition is he most likely at risk of developing?
    • A. 

      Diabetes mellitis

    • B. 

      Ketosis

    • C. 

      Lactose intolerance

    • D. 

      Starvation

  • 17. 
    Which carbohydrate provides the most bulk to the diet?
    • A. 

      Fiber

    • B. 

      Fructose

    • C. 

      Lactose

    • D. 

      Sucrose

  • 18. 
    Research has indicated that diets high in fiber may reduce the risk of____________.
    • A. 

      Colon cancer

    • B. 

      Heart and artery disease

    • C. 

      Hemorrhoids

    • D. 

      All three answers

  • 19. 
    What form must all carbohydrates be in for cells to use them as an energy source?
    • A. 

      Fructose

    • B. 

      Glucose

    • C. 

      Glycogen

    • D. 

      Insulin

  • 20. 
    What happens to a person's blood glucose level after eating?
    • A. 

      It rises

    • B. 

      It falls to begin digestion

    • C. 

      It is not affected

    • D. 

      It rises or falls depending on gender

  • 21. 
    Which group in MyPlate is the best source of foods high in starch?
    • A. 

      The grains group

    • B. 

      The fruit group

    • C. 

      The meat and beans group

    • D. 

      The milk group.

  • 22. 
    The ingredient list on a package of vanilla pudding reads as follows: sugar, wheat flour, starches, added flavorings. Which ingredient is present in the largest amount
    • A. 

      Flavorings

    • B. 

      Starches

    • C. 

      Sugar

    • D. 

      Wheat flour

  • 23. 
    Due to her lactose intolerance, Amani does not drink milk. Which nutrient is most likely to be deficient in her diet because of this eating pattern?
    • A. 

      Calcium

    • B. 

      Carbohydrates

    • C. 

      Vitamin C

    • D. 

      Water

  • 24. 
    Which element is not found in carbohydrates?
    • A. 

      Carbon

    • B. 

      Hydrogen

    • C. 

      Oxygen

    • D. 

      Nitrogen

  • 25. 
    The monosacaccharide found in fruits is ____________.
    • A. 

      Glucose

    • B. 

      Fructose

    • C. 

      Maltose

    • D. 

      Lactose

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