Carbohydrates in Nutrition Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is NOT a disaccharide?

Question 2 2. Soluble fiber _____ while insoluble fiber _____.

Question 3 3. Which hormone is secreted from the pancreas that controls the amount of glucose in the blood?

Question 4 4. To meet the RDA for carbohydrates how many grams would you need to consume per day?

Question 5 5. Carlos just finished an exhausting workout. Which of the following carbohydrates can be readily used by his body as a source of fuel?

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Question 6 6. Why is there an insulin deficiency in people affected by type 1 diabetes?

Question 7 7. Total fiber is a combination of _____.

Question 8 8. Chronic hyperglycemia directly contributes to all of the following problems EXCEPT:

Question 9 9. Which of these is NOT a risk factor for developing type 1 diabetes?

Question 10 10. What does an elevated glycosylated hemoglobin value indicate?

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Question 11 11. Which is true of ketosis?

Question 12 12. After eating a big meal, the carbohydrates are broken down into glucose and passed into your bloodstream. Your pancreas tells the body to move the excess glucose out of the blood and into the cells. Some of the sugar is used for immediate energy. The rest is converted to glycogen. Which of the following best describes glycogen?

Question 13 13. Sergio needs to consume 2,600 calories per day to maintain his current weight. How many of these calories should come from carbohydrates?

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

Question 15 15. Which of the following statements correctly explains why lactose intolerance occurs?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following would NOT be a good source of complex carbohydrates?

Question 17 17. Which disaccharide will be created when two glucose molecules are combined?

Question 18 18. Linking which two monosaccharides together will create sucrose?

Question 19 19. What type of reaction causes the formation of sugar molecules larger than monosaccharides?

Question 20 20. Which of these correctly describes and explains a symptom of type 2 diabetes?

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Question 21 21. When a lactose intolerant person consumes dairy products he or she may experience all of the following symptoms, EXCEPT _____.

Question 22 22. Which of the following is a function of carbohydrates?

Question 23 23. What is most likely the result of carbohydrate deficiency?

Question 24 24. Which of the following is NOT a symptom of type 1 diabetes?

Question 25 25. How does insulin promote fat storage?

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Question 26 26. Which organ(s) regulate blood sugar levels by secreting insulin and glucagon?

Question 27 27. Which of the following is a disorder involving high blood sugar levels?

Question 28 28. When carbohydrate intake is low, which of the following is most likely to result?

Question 29 29. If it has been several hours since your last meal and your blood glucose level drops, which hormone does the pancreas secrete to move sugar into the blood?

Question 30 30. Lactose is composed of a glucose molecule and a galactose molecule, therefore, lactose is classified as a _____.

Carbohydrates in Nutrition Chapter Exam Instructions

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