Understanding Nutrition in Health Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which group is at greatest risk for osteoporosis?

Question 2 2. Mad cow disease is caused by:

Question 3 3. Ayda is a teenager living in the Middle East. She is surrounded by a conservative culture that her family has lived in for centuries. Janet is a teenager living in the United States. She is surrounded by modern American culture and her family has few ties to its generational past. Which of the following factors would MOST LIKELY cause you to predict that these two girls would not experience the same situation with regard to developing an eating disorder?

Question 4 4. Why is drinking water good for the joints?

Question 5 5. Seniors may have a greater need for supplementation of _____.

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Question 6 6. The term risk factor, when applied to an eating disorder, refers to _____.

Question 7 7.

Before Adam leaves the house he double checks every lock, flips the light switch three times, and counts the number of dishes in the sink.

Adam is likely to be diagnosed with:

Question 8 8.

Chelsea frequently overindulges in her food choices, which leaves her feeling ashamed of the possible weight she could gain. In order to not worry about the excessive amount of calories she has consumed, she makes herself throw up.

Which of the following eating disorders does Chelsea suffer from?

Question 9 9. Women who are menstruating are especially at risk for _____.

Question 10 10. Approximately how much of the human body is water?

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Question 11 11. The current nutritional guide used by the U.S. Department of Agriculture is known as _____.

Question 12 12. Which of the following is a good rule to follow when it comes to food safety?

Question 13 13. Water helps keep the mucus membranes of your body healthy. These membranes are found in several places, including your _____.

Question 14 14. A college student has recently begun cooking for herself and researching for information on how to prepare healthy meals that complete her nutrient needs. Why is the dietary reference intake a good source for her to consult?

Question 15 15. Why should a person not eat more of a nutrient than recommended in the tolerable upper limit?

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Question 16 16. Why is drinking water good for the brain?

Question 17 17. Which of the following is part of a vegan diet?

Question 18 18. What is the difference between in vitro and in vivo?

Question 19 19. Why do we say that the old adage that we need to drink 8 glasses of water per day isn't entirely accurate?

Question 20 20. Kerissa wants to lose weight, so she is exercising more and trying to eat and drink items from recommended 'food groups'. Which item might Kerissa consume that does NOT belong to a recommended 'food group'?

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Question 21 21. Why does a healthy person not need extra vitamins A, D, E or K?

Question 22 22. To avoid ingesting too many chemicals from pesticides, you might consider buying:

Question 23 23. How is Mad Cow Disease a unique food born illness?

Question 24 24. Athletes need to make sure they get enough _____ to compensate for high amounts of sweating.

Question 25 25. If you have a habit of getting an unhealthy snack from a vending machine as you leave your place of work, what's the best way to change this unhealthy behavior?

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Question 26 26. What advice might a doctor give to an athlete who drinks protein shakes instead of breakfast and lunch?

Question 27 27. Which of the following contributes to eating disorders in today's world?

Question 28 28.

Jane always finds herself obsessing over the smallest imperfection every time she walks past a mirror. She notices the tiniest pimple, or the smallest blemish even if it is not noticeable to anyone else. All of Jane's friends and family do not see the flaws that she sees when she looks in the mirror.

Based on the example above, Jane most likely suffers from:

Question 29 29. Debby notices that her friend Tara has been very anxious lately and likes to stay in on the weekends. She also notices that Tara looks skinny and her clothes are beginning to hang on her. Debby wonders if Tara might be bulimic. Does Debby's thinking match the situation?

Question 30 30.

Finish this conversation with the most likely response:

Child: 'Mom, we should get acai berry juice.'

Mother: 'Why?'

Child: 'Because if we drink acai berries we won't get cancer!'

Understanding Nutrition in Health 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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