Metabolism Quizzes & Trivia

Do you know what your BMR-Rate is? Do you in fact know what a BMR-rate is? If you do, then you may be a metabolic-scientist, a body-builder or someone interested in personal fitness. Either way, exercising takes its toll on your body, and thinking on your mind, and we have to pay for that toll right?

But do you know how? If you do, then grab a sandwich and try these quizzes out! There will be a starter course of easy questions on the food groups and sugary-foods, followed by the main course of questions on carbs, body-fat and vitamins. For dessert, we have a nice difficult list of questions regarding digestion, body-types and energy. After that mental workout, you'll want to sleep for weeks!

The speed at which food is broken down to produce energy is called the metabolic rate. The faster the process, the more fat you burn, but if it is slower, you store more. Which metabolic type do you think you have? Take up this...

Questions: 31  |  Attempts: 114374   |  Last updated: Oct 21, 2019
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    In the morning, you:

MULTIPLE CHOICETest your knowledge in carbohydrate metabolism. You have 4 minutes to complete the test.

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 684   |  Last updated: May 12, 2016
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    Which of the following statements is true about catabolic pathways?

Are you feeling light headed or nauseous? Are you diabetic? Take this quiz to find out if you are in Ketosis! Disclaimer: We aren't medical experts and this quiz cannot diagnose or treat any medical issues. Call 911 right...

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 661   |  Last updated: Aug 24, 2018
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    When is the last time you ate carbs?

The Quiz is a part of the class today on Microbial Metabolism.

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 401   |  Last updated: Jul 30, 2011
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    The process of converting chemical energy of glucose into the chemical bonds of ATP is called?

Questions: 24  |  Attempts: 201   |  Last updated: Apr 16, 2018
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    What does the operon model attempt to explain?

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What does the nurse expect to administer to reverse the hypertensive crisis caused by pheochromocytoma? A client with a history of pheochromocytoma is admitted to the hospital in an acute...
1. phentolamine (regitine).-rationale: pheochromocytoma causes excessive production of epinephrine and norepinephrine, natural catecholamines that raise the blood pressure. phentolamine, an alpha-adrenergic given by i.v. bolus or drip, antagonizes th
What does the nurse expect to find in a client with Cushing's syndrome? A nurse is assessing a client with possible Cushing's syndrome.
1. deposits of adipose tissue in the trunk and dorsocervical area.-rationale: because of changes in fat distribution, adipose tissue accumulates in the trunk, face (moon face), and dorsocervical areas (buffalo hump). hypertension is caused by fluid r
Which test does the nurse anticipate the physician will order to confirm the diagnosis? A nurse is caring for a client with suspected diabetes insipidus. 1. Capillary blood glucose...
1. fluid deprivation test-rationale: the fluid deprivation test involves withholding water for 4 to 18 hours and periodically checking urine and plasma osmolarity. a client with diabetes insipidus will have an increased serum osmolarity of less than
How will a nurse assess hyperkalemia following a unilateral adrenalectomy?
The potassium levels in our body are strictly monitored. Slight changes can result in severe consequences as potassium is integral to numerous functions, especially the contraction of the muscle. These muscles include the voluntary as well as the inv