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Biology: Intro to Nutrition Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How is water different from other nutrients?

Question 2 2. An experiment should show that a hypothesis is either:

Question 3 3. Which of the following summarizes an accepted hypothesis tested by many scientists?

Question 4 4. Which of the following values is defined as the intake levels for nutrients estimated to meet the needs of half of the healthy individuals in a particular group?

Question 5 5. Select the BEST way for describing nutrients.

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Question 6 6. Which of the following methods is NOT used to conduct a dietary assessment?

Question 7 7. If the word calorie is spelled with a capital C, then it indicates that it is _____.

Question 8 8. A controlled experiment tests how many variables at one time?

Question 9 9. Which of the following terms is used to describe a systematic set of procedures that scientists follow to gain knowledge?

Question 10 10. Which of the following is an appropriate use of a vitamin?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following persons has an increased risk of developing diabetes and cardiovascular disease?

Question 12 12. Which of the following is NOT a nutrient, but provides the body with empty calories?

Question 13 13. Which of the following is NOT one of the elements of a nutritional assessment?

Question 14 14. Which of the following is NOT one of the six classes of nutrients?

Question 15 15. Why does your body need lipids?

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Question 16 16. Choose the statement that is NOT true about DRIs.

Question 17 17. If a health professional is examining a person's hair and nails to uncover clues about their nutritional status, which element of the nutritional assessment is he performing?

Question 18 18.

1.These nutrients are necessary for energy metabolism.

2.These nutrients help convert calories to energy.

3. These nutrients perform other functions in the body, such as assisting with the clotting of blood.

The 3 statements above describe _____.

Question 19 19.

Finish this conversation with the most likely response:

Child: 'Mom, we should get acai berry juice.'

Mother: 'Why?'

Child: 'Because if we drink acai berries we won't get cancer!'

Question 20 20. Which class of food does NOT contain organic nutrients?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following statements about minerals is FALSE?

Question 22 22. In which step of the scientific method is data collected?

Question 23 23. Dr. Blank has just completed a study with the following conclusion: A high sugar diet will disrupt the REM cycle of sleep. Each of the following could be considered a reliable source of peer review for this study EXCEPT _____.

Question 24 24. If an experiment is repeated by other scientists, and similar results are observed, what does the hypothesis become?

Question 25 25. If your lunch meal had 14 grams of fat, how many Calories of your meal came from fat?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following would NOT be a reliable source for nutritional information?

Question 27 27. To fool a control group member into thinking he is receiving the full treatment he might be given a fake product with no effect. What is this called?

Question 28 28. Which of the following classes of nutrients are categorized as micronutrients?

Question 29 29. Which of the following nutrients is considered your body's last choice for energy because it is needed for other functions such as growth, development and repair of tissues?

Question 30 30. Diane would like to lower her cholesterol, and she has found a trial medication that she believes may work for her. Diane has read up on the recommended medication, but she is not an expert and does not want to be mislead. All of the following are good ways for Diane to protect herself against misinformation EXCEPT _____.

Biology: Intro to Nutrition Chapter Exam Instructions

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