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Understanding Nutrition for Nurses Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How is digesting food moved along the small intestine?

Question 2 2. Which of the following is NOT one of the five recommended food groups?

Question 3 3. When does maximum secretion of hydrochloric acid and pepsinogen in the stomach occur?

Question 4 4. Why does the government recommend that you 'make half your grains whole'?

Question 5 5. What do amylase and pepsin have in common?

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Question 6 6. Julia ate a meal with 25 grams of protein and 750 calories. How many of these calories came from protein?

Question 7 7. How is water different from other nutrients?

Question 8 8. Carbohydrates, proteins and fats are energy-yielding nutrients that collectively are referred to as what?

Question 9 9. Why are macronutrients special?

Question 10 10. Which of the following is not a function of hydrochloric acid in gastric juice?

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Question 11 11. Jenny's blood test has shown that she is low on zinc and B vitamins. How could she correct this deficit?

Question 12 12. What is one reason that enzymes are present in the small intestine?

Question 13 13. Which of the following classes of nutrients are categorized as micronutrients?

Question 14 14. Which of the following does the large intestine most likely absorb in digestion?

Question 15 15. Athletes need to make sure they get enough _____ to compensate for high amounts of sweating.

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Question 16 16. Secretions from the _____, called _____, neutralize acid from the stomach in the small intestine.

Question 17 17. Which of the following is NOT one of the six classes of nutrients?

Question 18 18. Seniors may have a greater need for supplementation of _____.

Question 19 19. Women who are menstruating are especially at risk for _____.

Question 20 20. Which of the following is part of a vegan diet?

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Question 21 21. Why does your body need lipids?

Question 22 22. What forms must carbohydrates and proteins take to be absorbed by the small intestine?

Question 23 23. How does the USDA help Americans balance their diet?

Question 24 24. Why is it important to follow a healthy eating plan?

Question 25 25. Which of the following terms is described as an estimate of the total calorie count needed to maintain energy balance?

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Question 26 26. Jose ate a hamburger with 38 grams of fat and 870 calories. How many of these calories came from fat?

Question 27 27. According to the Acceptable Macronutrient Distribution Ranges (AMDRs), you should get between 45 to 65% of your total calorie intake from which nutrient?

Question 28 28. Which group is at greatest risk for osteoporosis?

Understanding Nutrition for Nurses Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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