Chapters 2-6 Quizzes

Chapters 2-6 Quizzes - 5 th percentile of height observed...

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Chapter 2 1. In the 1840s, a third of the Irish households depended almost exclusively on potatoes 2. 6-8 million people were estimated to have died in the Ukraine famine in the 1930's? 3. The factor other than weather situations which suppressed food output in Zimbabwe in the early 2000s was a government program to redistribute land Chapter 3 1. Secondary malnutrition arises from an illness that prevents proper digestion 2. Protein-Calorie Malnutrition (PCM) can only be solved by increasing the amount of food eaten 3. Proteins from vegetables tend to be deficient in at least one of the essential amino acids Chapter 4 1. Low height-for-age (stunting) is a symptom of past undernutrition 2. Males and females in the village of Bagbana are at about the
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Unformatted text preview: 5 th percentile of height observed in the U.S. 3. In the U.S., the NIH puts the ideal ranges for BMI at 21 to 23 for women and 22 to 24 for men Chapter 5 1. Estrogen is produced from cholesterol 2. Keilman and McCord showed that infant mortality doubles with each 10% decline below 80% of the median weight-for-age 3. Iodine deficiency is the most significant avoidable cause of mental retardation worldwide Chapter 6 1. The seasonality of undernutrition in the Third World is often linked to the agricultural year 2. The countries with the highest percentage of population that suffers from malnutrition are located in Sub-Saharan Africa 3. Children are most vulnerable to undernutrition....
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This homework help was uploaded on 04/10/2008 for the course AREC 365 taught by Professor Leonard during the Fall '07 term at Maryland.

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