Week 1 Questions

Week 1

Q1

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Which of the following nutrients does not provide energy to the body?

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Carbohydrates

 

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Protein

 

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Vitamins

 

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Lipids

Q2

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Why is variety an important component of a healthy diet?

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It ensures you will eat the proper amount of calories each day.

 

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It ensures you will eat meat every day.

 

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It ensures you will get all the nutrients you need for optimal health.

 

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It ensures you will not become dehydrated throughout the day.

Q3

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Which is the best way to balance your dietary choices?

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If you overeat at lunch, you should skip dinner.

 

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If you eat two slices of pizza at lunch, you should walk an extra mile after dinner.

 

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If your dinner has no vegetables, you should eat a cereal containing fiber at breakfast.

 

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If you eat two slices of pizza at lunch, you should walk an extra mile after dinner and if your dinner has no vegetables, you should eat a cereal containing fiber at breakfast.

Q4

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You have two relatives both 55 years old and both have always eaten a diet of primarily fast food. One of these relatives has severe heart disease and the other has low cholesterol levels and no sign of heart disease. What is the best explanation for this?

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these relatives have the same genetic predisposition for heart disease

 

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these relatives do not share the same genetic predisposition for heart disease

 

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the fast food consumed is not bad for their heart health

 

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the fast food consumed is good for their heart health

Q5

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Which of the following is an example of variety in the diet?

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Selecting foods from all the foods groups

 

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Selecting different foods within food groups

 

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Selecting foods from all the foods groups and different foods within food groups

 

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Selecting appropriate portion sizes of foods

Q6

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Using a smaller plate for dinner may help you practice:

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variety

 

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balance

 

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moderation

 

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nutrient density

Q7

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A glass of milk is more nutrient dense than a can of soda because:

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a glass of milk contains calories.

 

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a glass of milk contains calcium.

 

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a glass of milk has fewer calories than a soda.

 

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a glass of milk is not nutrient dense.

 

Q8

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Ethan achieves his recommended intake of vegetables by eating a large baked potato every day. Which principle is he not achieving?

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balance

 

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moderation

 

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nutrient density

 

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variety

Q9

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The Acceptable Macronutrient Distribution Range for protein is:

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10 to 35% of calories.

 

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45 to 65% of calories.

 

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50 to 70% of calories.

 

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more than 65%.

Q10

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Government nutrition recommendations translate:

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nutrient needs into food choices.

 

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food choices into nutrient needs.

 

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nutrient needs into daily nutrient requirements.

 

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food choices into daily nutrient requirements.

Q11

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Evaluating a person’s food intake using food records is one of the ways nutritionists determine what people eat and their nutrient intake. This allows the nutritionist to assess the person’s:

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blood lipids

 

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likelihood of getting heart disease or diabetes

 

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fasting blood glucose

 

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nutritional status

Q12

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According to the AMDR, the majority of calories you eat should come from:

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carbohydrates.

 

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fat.

 

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protein.

 

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vitamins.

Q13

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The Dietary Guidelines for Americans promote a minimum of _____ minutes of moderate exercise weekly.

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40

 

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80

 

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120

 

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150

Q14

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Discretionary calories come from:

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alcohol and added sugars.

 

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added sugars and solid fats.

 

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alcohol and solid fats.

 

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Alcohol, added sugars, and solid fats.

Q15

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Where would you look on the food label to determine if sugar was added to the product?

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Ingredients list

 

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Front of the label

 

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Nutrition Facts panel

 

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Serving size information

Q16

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Which of the following nutrients are NOT broken down into smaller pieces during by metabolism?

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Water, vitamins, minerals

 

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Vitamins, carbohydrates, proteins

 

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Lipids, carbohydrates, vitamins

 

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Proteins, carbohydrates, lipids

Q17

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In which organ does the digestion of protein begin?

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Mouth

 

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Pancreas

 

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Stomach

 

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Small intestine

Q18

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Which of the following is NOT an accessory organ of the digestive system?

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Gallbladder

 

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Liver

 

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Pancreas

 

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Spleen

Q19

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Which of the following is one of the ways that the endocrine system interacts with the digestive system?

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Eliminates wastes generated in the body

 

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Transports nutrient to cells

 

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Controls the passage of food in the blood stream

 

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Secretes hormones that regulate how much we eat

Q20

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Proteins are broken down into _____ whereas fats are digested mostly into _____.

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amino acids, sugars

 

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amino acids, fatty acids

 

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fatty acids, sugars

 

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glucose, vitamins

 

 

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