Practice Quizzes

Chapter 9: Nutrition

1: The body can make vitamin ____ when exposed to sunlight.
A
B
C
D
2: Which of the following substances is organic?
carbohydrate
water
iron
all of the above
3: The energy value of a food is reported as a number of
BTUs.
calories.
therms.
STIs.
4: Which of the following foods is a good source of carbohydrate?
fruit
bread
sugar
all of the above
5: The only health problem that is clearly associated with carbohydrate consumption is
tooth decay.
hyperactive behavior.
diabetes mellitus.
hypoglycemia.
6: If you have a family history of type 2 diabetes, you may be able to prevent or forestall the development of the disorder by
taking large doses of vitamin C and iron.
practicing relaxation techniques.
avoiding weight gain.
drinking plenty of water.
7: Which of the following foods contains the highest percentage of saturated fatty acids?
butter
peanuts
corn
soybeans
8: Which of the following foods is the richest source of monounsaturated fatty acids?
walnuts
soybeans
corn
olive oil
9: Which of the following foods is low in fat?
hamburger topped with cheddar cheese and bacon
milkshake made with ice cream and chocolate
roasted chicken breast, without the skin
french fries fried in canola oil
10: One of your neighbors is 89 years old. She is house-bound, crippled by arthritis, and suffers from heart disease. You are concerned about the quality of her diet. The best program you can recommend for her is
Meals on Wheels.
WIC.
Medicaid.
congregate meals.
11: Which of the following foods is an excellent source of omega-three fatty acids?
herring
ripe olives
pink grapefruit
none of the above
12: Which of the following foods contains cholesterol?
peanuts
whole milk
corn
coconuts
13: Elderly people may benefit from consuming foods that contain
cesium.
trans fatty acids.
sodium.
B12.
14: The body needs iron to make
hemoglobin.
serum.
serum.
selenium.
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