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Nutritional Assessment Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Together, Triiodothyronine and Thyroxine help control this function in the body.

Question 2 2. Which assessment tool would be in use if a patient was asked to recount everything they ate yesterday?

Question 3 3. All of the following statements are true, EXCEPT:

Question 4 4. A food intolerance involves this system.

Question 5 5. Dr. Blunt examines his patient's CBC and notices neutrophilia. Which of the following conditions is reasonable for Dr. Blunt to suspect in this situation?

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Question 6 6. This describes adipose tissue deposited around the organs of the abdomen.

Question 7 7. Assessing the eyes, ears, nose and throat is part of this information gathering tool.

Question 8 8. Why might a family health history be unknown?

Question 9 9. This is the measurement of a person's weight-to-height ratio.

Question 10 10. While studying for an upcoming test, your friend Jane tells you that prokaryotic cells process their RNA in the nucleus. Is this a correct statement? Why or why not?

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Question 11 11. This is a method used to estimate a person's body fat percentage using a small electric current.

Question 12 12. Which of the following diseases could have a family link?

Question 13 13. Lactose intolerance is a condition in which a person can't drink milk because of a problem with a gene. Therefore, it is an example of which discipline of nutritional genomics?

Question 14 14. This is a method used to estimate a person's body fat percentage using a small electric current.

Question 15 15. Which of the following is a benefit of obtaining a family health history?

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Question 16 16. If you are experiencing weight gain, fatigue and constipation, your doctor might order a TSH test to confirm this diagnosis.

Question 17 17. Which of the following could benefit from anthropometric measurements?

Question 18 18. Hemoglobin A1C can be thought of as this.

Question 19 19. This method of assessing nutrient intake involves a person using a checklist to report their consumption of particular types of foods?

Question 20 20. Which of the following is a reason a TSH test would be ordered?

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Question 21 21. If you were trying to calculate your individual DRI, which of the following would be most useful?

Question 22 22. A person with Lactose Intolerance would have trouble digesting this food.

Question 23 23. This is the scientific study of human body measurements.

Question 24 24. Which of the following describes an increase in gene expression?

Question 25 25. A person with Phenylketonuria would want to avoid diet soda because it might contain this ingredient.

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Question 26 26. This is a discipline within nutritional genomics that studies the effects of foods on gene expression.

Question 27 27. Which of the following is a possible symptom in an infant born with MSUD?

Question 28 28. What is the BMI of a person who weighs 75 kg and who is 1.82 meters tall?

Question 29 29. This amino acid cannot be broken down in a person suffering from PKU.

Question 30 30. A higher than normal result from a TSH test may be caused by this condition.

Nutritional Assessment Chapter Exam Instructions

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