E2_VERSION_A_KEY - NST 10 MIDTERM EXAM 2 50 questions...

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NST 10 MIDTERM EXAM 2 – 50 questions 03.31.10 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. 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 - Use only a #2 pencil to fill out your scantron. - No calculators or cell phones are allowed during the midterm. -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. Which of the following is true of the cell membrane? a. It is freely permeable to water b. It is freely permeable to most solutes except fats c. It is freely permeable to water and all solutes d. It is freely permeable only to fats e. All compounds require some type of transporter mechanism. 3. Out of the following, which is NOT a benefit of consuming a plant-based diet, compared to animal-based foods: a. Reducing the risk of cancer b. Reducing greenhouse gas emissions c. Reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease d. Reducing land productivity e. Reducing risk of kidney disease 4. For humans, the most common mineral deficiency in the world is: a. Selenium b. Copper c. Zinc d. Iron e. Calcium 5. Iron plays a role in maintaining health in the following ways EXCEPT: a. As a component of proteins involved in inhibiting synthesis of red blood cells b. As a component of hemoglobin and myoglobin for oxygen transport and metabolism c. As a component of proteins directly involved in energy production d. As a component of proteins that function as enzymes to facilitate DNA synthesis e. As a component of proteins that facilitate cognitive development and immune function
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6. Folate status must be adequate in the very__________days of pregnancy to reduce the fetus’ risk of developing __________. a. Earliest, Neural tube defects b. Earliest, Skeletal abnormalities c. Earliest, Infectious Diseases d. Latest, Macrocytic Anemia e. Latest, Microcytic Anemia 7. Kate is confused about the RDA for vitamin D. She’s wondering why you still need an RDA for vitamin D since you can get vitamin D from sunlight. After studying NST 10, you can tell her: a. Because your body doesn’t store vitamin D, the vitamin D generated by sunlight will quickly be degraded. b. Most people get enough vitamin D from sunlight. c. Most people need extra dietary vitamin D because they don't get enough vitamin D from sunlight. d.
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This note was uploaded on 11/02/2011 for the course NST 10 taught by Professor Amy during the Spring '08 term at University of California, Berkeley.

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E2_VERSION_A_KEY - NST 10 MIDTERM EXAM 2 50 questions...

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