NST10 - Practice Exam 1 - NST 10 MIDTERM EXAM I 50...

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NST 10 MIDTERM EXAM I – 50 questions February 27, 2008 The student is responsible to read and follow the instructions below. Failure to adhere to these instructions may result in 0 points earned on the exam. - Use only a #2 pencil to fill out your scantron. - No calculators or cell phones are allowed during the midterm. Please fill out the scantron exactly as instructed below: Print your NAME on the line provided Print your GSI’S FIRST NAME in the area marked SUBJECT Print your SECTION NUMBER in the area marked PERIOD From top to bottom, bubble in your STUDENT ID number in the ID FIELD - Choose the BEST answer for each question. - When finished, return your scantron to your GSI. You may keep this copy of the question sheet. _____________________________________________________________________ 1. You have version A of the exam. Please mark A as the answer to question one. 2. What does the term “essential nutrient” mean? a. These are nutrients that must be consumed in the diet because the body cannot synthesize them. b. These are nutrients that must be consumed in excess so that the body can create nutrient stores. c. These are nutrients that must be consumed as a supplement. d. These are nutrients that must be consumed when one is sick so that the body can heal. e. None of the above. 3. Your friend is confused by all of the different study designs that are used in nutrition research. He asks you what the purpose of epidemiologic research is and you tell him: a. To conduct randomized control trials for weight loss drugs b. To determine the incidence and distribution of diseases in a certain population c. To determine the effect of different hormones upon rats d. To find cures for diseases that can be prevented by treatment with antioxidants e. None of the above 4. Andrew needs to do a presentation on the impact of fast food and overweight. His friends suggested several publications. Which one is NOT a good choice to find a peer-reviewed article? a. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition b. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity c. San Francisco Chronicle d. The Journal of Nutrition e. Public Health Nutrition 5. The Dietary Reference Intakes (DRI’s) are composed of several different numbers. What information can RDA tell us?
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a. RDA suggests the upper limit of the nutrients we should consume b. RDA tells the average requirement for the nutrient in a general population. c. RDA is the lowest level of a nutrient one should consume to keep healthy. d. RDA tells the level of the nutrient we should consume to ensure sufficiency for almost all healthy people. e. RDA is designed for all human beings, so there is no difference of RDA among different populations. 6. A food contains 250 mg sodium per serving and the food’s %DV for sodium is listed as 10% in the nutrition
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This note was uploaded on 10/12/2008 for the course NUTRI SCI 10 taught by Professor Amy during the Fall '08 term at University of California, Berkeley.

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NST10 - Practice Exam 1 - NST 10 MIDTERM EXAM I 50...

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