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Minerals & Nutrition Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following health effects may occur if you have low levels of iodine?

Question 2 2. How do sodium, potassium, and chloride help maintain your blood pressure?

Question 3 3. Which of the following patients is most likely suffering from iron deficiency anemia?

Question 4 4. Which of the following minerals help strengthen your bones?

Question 5 5. Fluoride can help prevent which of the following health problems?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following are compounds found in whole grains and plant foods that can bind to calcium, iron and zinc to fight against their absorption by our bodies?

Question 7 7. Which of the following is a FALSE statement about minerals?

Question 8 8. All of the following factors can influence the absorption of a mineral, EXCEPT _____.

Question 9 9. Which of the following are compounds found in tea and certain grains that interfere with iron absorption?

Question 10 10. Which of the following statements correctly explains why your body does not use all the minerals that you have eaten?

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Question 11 11. 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 12 12. A lack of iodine can result in a swelling of the neck called a _____.

Question 13 13. All of the following are trace minerals EXCEPT _____, which is a macromineral.

Question 14 14. Explain the difference between trace minerals and macrominerals.

Question 15 15. Which of the following statements best defines a mineral?

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Question 16 16. Which mineral supplement, if taken in high amounts, could result in organ damage and can poison children?

Question 17 17. Why are people who eat a vegan diet most likely to benefit from a calcium supplement?

Question 18 18. While fluoride can help children develop healthy teeth, if a child gets too much of this mineral it can result in _____.

Question 19 19. Calcium supplements can benefit older women because they are more susceptible than other individuals to getting _____.

Question 20 20. Which of the following is TRUE of mineral supplements?

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Question 21 21. Trace minerals are minerals that your body needs in relatively small amounts. Which of the following is NOT a trace mineral?

Question 22 22. Ricky Bobby just finished an intense workout at the gym. He is sweating profusely. His personal trainer suggested that he have a mineral drink for fluid balance and to replace the electrolytes he lost during his workout. Which three minerals does Ricky Bobby need?

Question 23 23. Besides being major minerals, what function do calcium, phosphorus and magnesium share?

Question 24 24. Which of the following is a FALSE statement about minerals?

Question 25 25. Carolyn goes to the doctor complaining of tiredness and shortness of breath. The doctor determines that Carolyn is suffering from anemia, or low hemoglobin. Which mineral should the doctor prescribe for Carolyn?

Minerals & Nutrition Chapter Exam Instructions

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