Mid1F06A - Nutritional Sciences 10 Midterm Exam I 45 points...

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Prof. Amy: Fall 2006 Midterm Exam I – 45 points It is the student’s responsibility to know the following instructions. Failure to adhere to the following instructions may result in 0 points earned on the exam. Print your name on the line provided on the scantron sheet. On the next line print your section number and the first name of your GSI . Turn the sheet “longways”. Fill in your complete SID in the spaces provided. Mark the last two rows “00 ” if you would like your exam score to be posted by SID. Mark the last two rows “01 ” if you do not want your exam score to be posted. Use only a #2 pencil on your scantron. ABSOLUTELY NO Cell Phones , No Calculators. Choose the best answer for each question. You may keep these question sheets. 1. You have version a of the exam. Please mark a as the answer to question one. 2. Dietary sugars and starches are called "protein sparing" which means: a. Sugars and starches can substitute for dietary protein when it comes to body protein synthesis. b. Protein does not need to be used as a source of energy when adequate carbohydrate is present. c. Sugars and starches are converted to fat, and then converted to glucose for use as blood sugar. d. We need to eat less protein when we have adequate glucose. e. We make protein from glucose when protein levels are too low. 3. Which of the following combinations of foods would provide the most dietary fiber? a. Kidney bean salad, turkey sandwich on whole wheat, fresh apple, milk b. Ham sandwich on white bread, potato chips, iced tea c. Roast beef, mashed potatoes, coffee with sugar d. Cheeseburger (white bun, lettuce, mustard, catsup, slice of tomato, 3 oz ground beef, processed cheese slice), French fries, soft drink e. A double espresso and a donut 4. Honey is not a safe food for infants because: a. it is too sweet. b. infants cannot digest sucrose. c. infants cannot digest fructose d. it causes diarrhea. e. it may contain spores of Clostridium botulinum . 5. Joe knows that he is at risk for atherosclerosis because his father and several uncles have this disease. He wants to avoid this disease by trying to consume a diet that contains no cholesterol. Is this possible? If so, how? a. It is not possible if he wants to consume a balanced diet with all the essential nutrients. b. He could consume a cholesterol-free diet, but he would have to consume supplements of essential fatty acids. c. He can consume a cholesterol-free diet by excluding all saturated fat from his diet. d. He can consume a cholesterol-free diet by excluding all animal products from his diet. e. He can consume a cholesterol-free diet but he could not eat any products containing any fats or oils. 1
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