Introduction to Nutrition Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. 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 2 2. Which of the following is an appropriate use of a vitamin?

Question 3 3. What is the difference between in vitro and in vivo?

Question 4 4. An experiment should show that a hypothesis is either:

Question 5 5. Which of the following is NOT a nutrient, but provides the body with empty calories?

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Question 6 6.

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 7 7. Why are macronutrients special?

Question 8 8. Select the BEST way for describing nutrients.

Question 9 9. 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 10 10. Which of the following classes of nutrients are categorized as micronutrients?

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Question 11 11. If the word calorie is spelled with a capital C, then it indicates that it is _____.

Question 12 12. Which of the following statements about minerals is FALSE?

Question 13 13. Which of the following is NOT one of the six classes of nutrients?

Question 14 14. Why does your body need lipids?

Question 15 15. How are organic and inorganic nutrients different?

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Question 16 16. Which term is used to describe the test subjects in an experiment who do not receive treatment?

Question 17 17. Carbohydrates are your body's first choice of immediate energy because they are easily converted to energy. Some of the foods that your body obtains carbohydrates from are:

Question 18 18. What advice might a doctor give to an athlete who drinks protein shakes instead of breakfast and lunch?

Question 19 19. Which of the following methods is NOT used to conduct a dietary assessment?

Question 20 20. Which of the following summarizes an accepted hypothesis tested by many scientists?

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Question 21 21. Which class of food does NOT contain organic nutrients?

Question 22 22. 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 23 23. Which of the following values are used by institutions such as schools and hospitals to create nutritious meals?

Question 24 24. Which of the following persons has an increased risk of developing diabetes and cardiovascular disease?

Question 25 25. Choose the statement that is NOT true about DRIs.

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Question 26 26. During a biochemical assessment, what is used to determine a patient's nutritional status?

Question 27 27. How is Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA) linked to Adequate Intake (AI)?

Question 28 28.

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 29 29. Sonia is a nutritionist and she has observed that people who eat more than two apples a day lose more weight than those who don't. She wants to conduct an experiment to see if this is true. Sonia already has the _____ for her experiment.

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 _____.

Introduction to Nutrition Chapter Exam Instructions

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