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Macromolecules in Nutrition Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Easily broken bones are consequence of (choose the best answer):

Question 2 2.

If someone eats too much animal fat, especially for a prolonged part of their life, they are putting themselves at risk for:

I. High cholesterol

II. Heart disease

III. An early death

Question 3 3. Scurvy is a medical condition that results from:

Question 4 4. Which vitamin plays an important role in blood clotting?

Question 5 5. Which of the following sets contains two vitamins that are antioxidants?

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Question 6 6. How are water soluble vitamins different from fat soluble vitamins?

Question 7 7. All of the following statements are true, EXCEPT _____.

Question 8 8. Some proteins provide structure. For example, _____ gives structure to your hair, nails, and skin, while _____ can be found in various connective tissues to provide structure inside your body.

Question 9 9. Under which of the following circumstances might your body use protein to provide energy?

Question 10 10. Why do we say that the old adage that we need to drink 8 glasses of water per day isn't entirely accurate?

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Question 11 11. Why is drinking water good for the brain?

Question 12 12. Water helps keep the mucus membranes of your body healthy. These membranes are found in several places, including your _____.

Question 13 13. Ana has been tired lately. When she went to the physician, she was diagnosed with anemia and given a supplement. Which of the following minerals is probably in Ana's supplement?

Question 14 14. All of the following are trace minerals EXCEPT _____, which is a macromineral.

Question 15 15. A lack of iodine can result in a swelling of the neck called a _____.

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Question 16 16. Which of the following explains why phospholipids can allow lipids and water to mix?

Question 17 17. Which of the following is an important component in cell membranes?

Question 18 18. All of the following statements are true, EXCEPT _____.

Question 19 19. Which of the following fats, found in fried fast foods and packaged snack foods, may cause an increase in LDL cholesterol?

Question 20 20. How do monounsaturated fats affect cholesterol?

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Question 21 21. If your lunch had 680 calories and 16 grams of fat, how many of the calories came from fat?

Question 22 22. Marasmus and kwashiorkor are caused by what type of diet deficiencies?

Question 23 23. A documentary film features children living in a famine-stricken country. They are shown with swollen bellies. Which disorder are these children most likely suffering from?

Question 24 24. Why are children, especially in under-developed countries, susceptible to protein-energy malnutrition?

Question 25 25. Which of the following is a function of carbohydrates?

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Question 26 26. What is most likely the result of carbohydrate deficiency?

Question 27 27. Which is true of ketosis?

Question 28 28.

Which of the following may be imbalanced in an imbalanced diet?

I. Proteins

II. Fats

III. Carbohydrates

Question 29 29. Which vitamin is added to fortified milk to help keep your bones healthy?

Question 30 30. What role does protein play in helping with immunity?

Macromolecules in Nutrition Chapter Exam Instructions

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