Nutritional Sciences 132 Exam 2 Fall 1998

Nutritional Sciences 132 Exam 2 Fall 1998 - Nutritional...

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Nutritional Sciences 132 EXAM 2 Fall 1998 Directions This exam includes 50 questions of equal weight. Check that you have all of the questions. You also need a computer answer sheet color-coded to match your question set. Use ONLY a No. 2 pencil. Write name and identification number on the computer answer sheet in the appropriate spaces, filling in the appropriate circles. Answer all questions on the computer answer sheet by filling in the circles. Choose the ONE best answer for each question. If necessary to change an answer, erase completely. Turn in your answer sheet at the back door. Show your question set, which you may then keep. You must turn in your answer sheet at the end of the 50-minute exam period. You are not allowed extra time to fill in ID or transfer answers from question set to answer sheet. You are expected to do that within the exam period. This is a PINK exam.
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1. What can you do to reduce your risk of developing Coronary Heart Disease? a) smoke b) take steroids c) drink alcohol heavily d) exercise e) none of the above 2. How can you lower your total cholesterol level? a) reduce saturated fatty acid intake b) maintain polyunsaturated fatty acid intake c) increase soluble fiber intake d) increase monounsaturated fatty acid intake e) all of the above 3. Which oils are high in monounsaturated fatty acids? a) olive, canola, sesame b) corn, cottonseed, peanut c) palm, coconut, flaxseed d) fish, soybean, sunflower 4. The American Heart Association recommends: I. Eat no more than 30% of your calories from fat II. Eat no more than 20% of your calories from saturated fat III. Eat no more than 500 mg of cholesterol each day a) I only b) II only c) III only 5. What deposits plaque on the arterial wall?
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a) HDL b) chylomicrons c) LDL d) VLDL e) blood clots 6. Evidence from the Nurses Health Study suggests that saturated fat promotes a) breast cancer b) colon cancer c) all kinds of cancer d) none of the above 7. Which statement is false about cancer? a) animal studies show a positive correlation with fat intake b) human studies do not show a clear correlation with fat intake c) recommendations for cancer prevention are consistent with those for heart disease, obesity, and diabetes d) your risk is high if you eat a low fat diet 8. The Mediterranean diet is high in olive oil, a _____________ fat a) monounsaturated b) polyunsaturated c) omega-3 d) saturated 9. Asians and Mediterraneans have a low incidence of chronic disease. Americans have a high incidence. What is different in American lifestyles? Americans practice: a) high fat, high carbohydrate, high exercise
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