Protein's Role in Nutrition Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is a protein source known as if it lacks one or more of the essential amino acids?

Question 2 2. Which of the following BEST describes the amino acid pool?

Question 3 3. Which of the following BEST describes protein turnover?

Question 4 4. 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 5 5. Which of the following is NOT classified as one of the ten nonessential amino acids?

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Question 6 6. Jane is consuming a low-calorie diet in an attempt to lose weight. What may she experience if she does not eat enough protein?

Question 7 7. A lacto-ovo vegetarian diet allows you to eat plant-based foods along with _____.

Question 8 8. Alanine, asparagine, glutamine, glycine, proline, serine and tyrosine are all examples of amino acids. Which of the following combinations forms a dipeptide?

Question 9 9. Some proteins regulate body processes and transport materials. _____ regulate digestion, _____ regulate cell activity, and _____ transports oxygen.

Question 10 10. Which of the following foods would NOT be considered a good source of protein?

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Question 11 11. Most plant-based foods are lacking in one or more essential amino acids, therefore we could say that most plant-based foods are _____.

Question 12 12. Which of the following describes the recommended calorie ranges for carbohydrates, fats and proteins?

Question 13 13. When are you most likely to experience a positive nitrogen balance?

Question 14 14. As a general rule, the recommended dietary allowance (RDA) of protein for adults is _____ per kilogram of body weight?

Question 15 15. Amino acids are the basic building blocks of proteins. Which of the following is NOT a basic component of every amino acid?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following terms would be used to describe a food that is good at providing all of the essential amino acids?

Question 17 17. Under which of the following circumstances might your body use protein to provide energy?

Question 18 18. Select the plate that contains the lowest amount protein.

Question 19 19. Which term is defined as a chemical bond that joins amino acids together?

Question 20 20. When two amino acids bond together the process requires the loss of water. What is this type of reaction called?

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Question 21 21. All of the following amino acids are essential, EXCEPT:

Question 22 22. What is the main difference between essential and nonessential amino acids?

Question 23 23. Why are children, especially in under-developed countries, susceptible to protein-energy malnutrition?

Question 24 24. All of the following statements are true, EXCEPT _____.

Question 25 25. Why is a peanut butter sandwich a decent food choice from a nutritional standpoint?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following foods would be considered a complete protein source?

Question 27 27. What could happen if a person does not consume protein-containing foods?

Question 28 28. What's the best meal to serve a vegan over a dinner?

Question 29 29. Why do animal-based foods tend to be good sources of protein?

Question 30 30. When a bond forms between two amino acids, we see that the carboxyl group of one amino acid bonds with the _____ of the second amino acid.

Protein's Role in Nutrition Chapter Exam Instructions

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