Nutrition midterm EXAM

Nutrition midterm EXAM - Nutrition Practice Midterm Student:

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Unformatted text preview: Nutrition Practice Midterm Student: ___________________________________________________________________________ 1. Major chronic diseases, such as heart disease, certain cancers, and cirrhosis of the liver may be related to A. eating a balanced diet. B. eating a poor diet. C. exercising regularly. D. taking nutritional supplements. 2. Nutrients causing some signs of poor health when consumed in less than adequate amounts are called A. essential nutrients. B. nonessential nutrients. C. nutritional supplements. D. trace nutrients. 3. The leading cause of death in the United States is A. heart disease. B. homicide. C. suicide. D. cancer. 4. A triglyceride is an example of a A. fatty acid. B. glucose unit. C. lipid. D. trace mineral. 5. The most energy-dense food sources are A. carbohydrates. B. proteins. C. fats. D. alcohol. 6. The human body requires approximately _________ cups of water per day. A. 4 B. 6 C. 8 D. 12 7. A vital component of the body, acting as a solvent, lubricant, temperature regulator, and transport medium for body wastes, is A. fat. B. carbohydrate. C. protein D. water. 8. Two slices of bread contain 21.9 g CHO, 4 g PRO, and 1.5 g fat. Approximately how many kcalories are in one slice? A. 57 B. 106 C. 114 D. 126 9. If a total of 2000 kcal a day were consumed (260 grams from carbohydrate, 65 grams from fat, and 102 grams from protein), what percentage of energy comes from carbohydrate, fat, and protein? A. 30% carbohydrate, 50% fat, and 20% protein B. 50% carbohydrate, 30% fat, and 20% protein C. 20% carbohydrate, 30% fat, and 50% protein D. 52% carbohydrate, 30% fat, and 18% protein 10. When metabolic systems are operating normally and nutrient stores are satisfactory, the individual is said to be A. in good nutritional status. B. in a state of overnutrition. C. experiencing undernutrition. D. experiencing malnutrition. 11. About 50% of the American dietary intake of carbohydrate is derived from A. animal sources. B. dietary fats and oils. C. dietary starches. D. dietary fiber. 12. The NHANES report contains the results of a A. nutrition survey of low-income Americans. B. Canadian food consumption survey. C. health and nutrition survey of a cross section of Americans. D. nutrition survey of 15 selected states in the United States. 13. Scientists observe a physical phenomenon, and speculate about the causes of that A. law. B. model. C. theory. D. hypothesis. 14. An inert substance with no biological activity or a fake medicine that is used in controlled experiments is called A. a placebo. B. a "blind" substance. C. "double-blind" substance. D. a controlled substance. 15. Vitamins can be described as A. sugars, starches, and fibers. B. organic compounds needed in tiny amounts....
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