Nutrition And Wellness - Protein Quiz

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  • 1. 
    One of the building blocks of protein.
    • A. 

      Acid

    • B. 

      Base

    • C. 

      Amino acid

    • D. 

      Legume

  • 2. 
    A change in shape that happens to protein molecules when they are exposed to heat, acids, bases or alcohol.
    • A. 

      Denaturation

    • B. 

      Antibody

    • C. 

      Buffer

    • D. 

      Nitrogen balance

  • 3. 
    A protein made by the immune system to defend the body against infection and disease.
    • A. 

      Antibody

    • B. 

      Legume

    • C. 

      Buffer

    • D. 

      Deficiency disease

  • 4. 
    The maintenance of the correct level of acidity of a body fluid.
    • A. 

      Acid-base balance

    • B. 

      Basic balance

    • C. 

      Acidiy balance

    • D. 

      Bufferatory balance

  • 5. 
    A compound that can counteract an excess level of acid or base in a fluid.
    • A. 

      Complementary protein

    • B. 

      Buffer

    • C. 

      Legume

    • D. 

      Denaturation

  • 6. 
    A wasting disease caused by a lack of calories and protein.
    • A. 

      Marasmus

    • B. 

      Kwashiorkor

    • C. 

      PEM

    • D. 

      Menopause

  • 7. 
    A protein deficiency disease characterised by a bloated abdomen.
    • A. 

      Kwashiorkor

    • B. 

      PEM

    • C. 

      Hydrocephalia

    • D. 

      Antibody

  • 8. 
    A plant that has a special ability to capture nitrogen from the air and transfer it to protein-rich seeds.
    • A. 

      Legume

    • B. 

      Corn

    • C. 

      Stem

    • D. 

      Fruit

  • 9. 
    A comparison of the nitrogen that a person consumes with the nitrogen he or she excretes.
    • A. 

      Acid-base balance

    • B. 

      Marasmus

    • C. 

      Buffer

    • D. 

      Denaturation

  • 10. 
    A sickness that is caused by a lack of a nutrient.
    • A. 

      Dificiency disease

    • B. 

      Malnutrition

    • C. 

      Kwashiokor

    • D. 

      Marasmus

  • 11. 
    The amino acids the body can make for itself, also nonessential amino acids.
    • A. 

      Dispensible amino acids

    • B. 

      Indespensible amino acids

    • C. 

      Antibodies

    • D. 

      Denaturation

  • 12. 
    What chemical is found in protein that is not found in carbohydrates?
    • A. 

      Carbon

    • B. 

      Hydrogen

    • C. 

      Nitrogen

    • D. 

      Oxygen

  • 13. 
    Which of the following functions of protein can also be performed by carbohydrates and fats?
    • A. 

      Provide energy

    • B. 

      Build and maintain body tissues

    • C. 

      Carry oxygen and iron in the blood

    • D. 

      Form hormones, enzymes, and antibodies

  • 14. 
    Seiko gets about 10 percent of her daily 2000-calorie energy needs from protein. About how many grams of protein does Seiko consume each day?
    • A. 

      5 grams

    • B. 

      50 grams

    • C. 

      200 grams

    • D. 

      400 grams

  • 15. 
    Which type of vegetarian consumes dairy products and eggs but no meat, fish, or poultry?
    • A. 

      Lacto-ovo vegetarian

    • B. 

      Lacto-vegetarian

    • C. 

      Semivegitarian

    • D. 

      Vegan

  • 16. 
    Which of the following is a common reason for becoming a vegetarian?
    • A. 

      All answers are correct

    • B. 

      Concern for animals

    • C. 

      Interest in health

    • D. 

      Religious beliefs

  • 17. 
    Which of the following combinations demonstrates to complementary proteins becoming a complete protein?
    • A. 

      Oatmeal and toast

    • B. 

      Orange juice and cereal

    • C. 

      Rice and beans

    • D. 

      Steak and milk

  • 18. 
    John is 16 years old. What is his RDA for protein?
    • A. 

      16 grams

    • B. 

      44 grams

    • C. 

      52 grams

    • D. 

      20 grams

  • 19. 
    Most athletes' calories should come from ______________________.
    • A. 

      Carbohydrates

    • B. 

      Fats

    • C. 

      Protein

    • D. 

      Vitamins

  • 20. 
    Negative nitrogen balance is associated with ____________.
    • A. 

      Infant growth

    • B. 

      Pregnancy

    • C. 

      Starvation

    • D. 

      Teen growth

  • 21. 
    Kwashiorkor is most often associated with ____________.
    • A. 

      Adults in African nations

    • B. 

      Athletes

    • C. 

      Children who are weaned when younger siblings are born

    • D. 

      Infants

  • 22. 
    On the average, protein consumption among men in the United States is _____________.
    • A. 

      About half the RDA

    • B. 

      Fairly close to the RDA

    • C. 

      One and one-half times the RDA

    • D. 

      Twice the RDA

  • 23. 
    What might happen as the result of a high-protein diet?
    • A. 

      Dramatic increase in muscle tissue

    • B. 

      Intense hunger pains

    • C. 

      Liver and kidney problems

    • D. 

      Loss of appetite

  • 24. 
    The largest source of dietary protein in the United States
    • A. 

      Plant source of protein

    • B. 

      Animal source of protein

    • C. 

      Option 3

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 25. 
    The largest source of dietary cholesterol
    • A. 

      Animal source of protein

    • B. 

      Option 3

    • C. 

      Option 4

    • D. 

      Plant source of protein

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