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Biology: Nutrition - Lipids Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following lipoproteins carry lipids from the liver to body cells, and contain a high level of triglycerides?

Question 2 2. All of the following are true, EXCEPT _____.

Question 3 3. Lawrence wants to eat a food that is high in energy before she starts training for her tennis competition. Which of the following types of food will give her the most energy per pound?

Question 4 4. Which of the following is an important component in cell membranes?

Question 5 5. Which problem, that occurs in the blood vessels, is the result of high levels of cholesterol?

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Question 6 6. Dietary guidelines recommend that you reduce your saturated fat intake and limit cholesterol to _____ per day.

Question 7 7. Elizabeth needs to eat 2,300 calories per day in order to maintain her current weight. How many of these calories should come from fat?

Question 8 8. Why does soap remove grease from pans when we wash dishes?

Question 9 9. Mary and Edgar went out for breakfast. They ordered pancakes with a pat of butter on top, bacon, scrambled eggs and orange juice. The pat of butter and the bacon are examples of this type of fat _____ because they are _____.

Question 10 10. Which of the following roles do lipids NOT play in our bodies?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following would you rather have in your blood, and why?

Question 12 12. James and Chris ordered sausage, egg, and cheese sandwiches with coffee for lunch. Which type of fat is commonly associated with these animal products?

Question 13 13. Which of the following foods can lower bad cholesterol?

Question 14 14. All of the following statements are true about lipids, EXCEPT that _____.

Question 15 15. If someone is talking about fat in their diet, they are likely referring to the most common type of lipid present in our foods and in our bodies. What are these lipids?

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Question 16 16. All of the following statements are true, EXCEPT _____.

Question 17 17. Which of the following foods are good sources of unsaturated fats?

Question 18 18. Fats are also called _____ and they are classified as _____ fats.

Question 19 19. Which of the following foods contains NO trans fats?

Question 20 20. Which of the following lipoproteins removes cholesterol from the body and transports it to the liver for disposal?

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Question 21 21. Carlos' nutritionist recommended he eat 2,500 calories per day. How many of these calories should come from fat?

Question 22 22. What is the functional group that is formed when glycerol reacts with carboxylic acids to form triglycerides?

Question 23 23. If you mixed 1 tablespoon of ground flaxseed into your breakfast cereal, you could meet the adequate daily intake of which essential fatty acid?

Question 24 24. Which type of omega-3 fatty acid is found in flaxseeds, walnuts and canola oil?

Question 25 25. Which of the following has been linked to an increased risk of heart disease?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following statements best describes chylomicrons?

Question 27 27. Which of the following explains why phospholipids can allow lipids and water to mix?

Question 28 28. Which of the following would you want to limit if your goal was to cut back on trans fats?

Question 29 29. Which of the following lipoproteins contains a high portion of cholesterol, transports cholesterol from the liver to body cells, and has the nickname 'Bad Cholesterol'?

Question 30 30. Foods from animals, such as meat, eggs and cheese, contain cholesterol. What is the recommended intake of cholesterol for a healthy individual?

Biology: Nutrition - Lipids Chapter Exam Instructions

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