Nutrient Sources & Functions Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. 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 2 2. Which of the following roles do lipids NOT play in our bodies?

Question 3 3. All of the following are sources of simple carbohydrates, EXCEPT _____.

Question 4 4. What term describes a part of plant foods that helps foods pass through the digestive tract, though it cannot be digested?

Question 5 5. If your lunch meal had 14 grams of fat, how many Calories of your meal came from fat?

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Question 6 6. 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 7 7. Which of the following statements about minerals is FALSE?

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

Question 9 9. What is most likely the result of carbohydrate deficiency?

Question 10 10. Ketones will most likely be present when?

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Question 11 11. All of the following statements are true, EXCEPT _____.

Question 12 12. 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 13 13. What form must food be in to be absorbed and transported throughout your body?

Question 14 14. When there is an excess of nutrients in the body, which of the following will occur?

Question 15 15. Which type of omega-3 fatty acid is found in flaxseeds, walnuts and canola oil?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following foods contains NO trans fats?

Question 17 17. As a general rule, the recommended dietary allowance (RDA) of protein for adults is _____ per kilogram of body weight?

Question 18 18. Which of the following foods would NOT be considered a good source of protein?

Question 19 19. This chronic condition is characterized by wide spread inflammation of the digestive tract.

Question 20 20. This division of the autonomic nervous system controls digestive processes.

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Question 21 21. How is water different from other nutrients?

Question 22 22. Why are macronutrients special?

Question 23 23. Why does soap remove grease from pans when we wash dishes?

Question 24 24. Sergio needs to consume 2,600 calories per day to maintain his current weight. How many of these calories should come from carbohydrates?

Question 25 25. 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?

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Question 26 26.

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

Question 28 28. What role does protein play in helping with immunity?

Question 29 29. What are the three MAJOR categories of nutrients your body requires daily?

Question 30 30. Which of the following foods are good sources of unsaturated fats?

Nutrient Sources & Functions Chapter Exam Instructions

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