sci 220 week 1 quiz

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Description / Instructions:  Complete the Week 1 Quiz.  

    

   Question 1  

Which of the following nutrients does not provide energy to the body?

  

Carbohydrates

   

Protein

   

Vitamins

   

Lipids

    

             

    

   Question 2  

Why is variety an important component of a healthy diet?

  

It ensures you will eat the proper amount of calories each day.

   

It ensures you will eat meat every day.

   

It ensures you will get all the nutrients you need for optimal health.

   

It ensures you will not become dehydrated throughout the day.

    

             

    

   Question 3  

Which is the best way to balance your dietary choices?

  

If you overeat at lunch, you should skip dinner.

   

If you eat two slices of pizza at lunch, you should walk an extra mile after dinner.

   

If your dinner has no vegetables, you should eat a cereal containing fiber at breakfast.

   

If you eat two slices of pizza at lunch, you should walk an extra mile after dinner and if your dinner has no vegetables, you should eat a cereal containing fiber at breakfast.

    

             

    

   Question 4  

You have two relatives both 55 years old and both have always eaten a diet of primarily fast food. One of these relatives has severe heart disease and the other has low cholesterol levels and no sign of heart disease. What is the best explanation for this?

  

these relatives have the same genetic predisposition for heart disease

   

these relatives do not share the same genetic predisposition for heart disease

   

the fast food consumed is not bad for their heart health

   

the fast food consumed is good for their heart health

    

             

    

   Question 5  

Which of the following is an example of variety in the diet?

  

Selecting foods from all the foods groups

   

Selecting different foods within food groups

   

Selecting foods from all the foods groups and different foods within food groups

   

Selecting appropriate portion sizes of foods

    

             

    

   Question 6  

Using a smaller plate for dinner may help you practice:

  

variety

   

balance

   

moderation

   

nutrient density

    

             

    

   Question 7  

A glass of milk is more nutrient dense than a can of soda because:

  

a glass of milk contains calories.

   

a glass of milk contains calcium.

   

a glass of milk has fewer calories than a soda.

   

a glass of milk is not nutrient dense.

    

             

    

   Question 8  

Ethan achieves his recommended intake of vegetables by eating a large baked potato every day. Which principle is he not achieving?

  

balance

   

moderation

   

nutrient density

   

variety

    

             

    

   Question 9  

The Acceptable Macronutrient Distribution Range for protein is:

  

10 to 35% of calories.

   

45 to 65% of calories.

   

50 to 70% of calories.

   

more than 65%.

    

             

    

   Question 10  

Government nutrition recommendations translate:

  

nutrient needs into food choices.

   

food choices into nutrient needs.

   

nutrient needs into daily nutrient requirements.

   

food choices into daily nutrient requirements.

    

             

    

   Question 11  

Evaluating a person’s food intake using food records is one of the ways nutritionists determine what people eat and their nutrient intake. This allows the nutritionist to assess the person’s:

  

blood lipids

   

likelihood of getting heart disease or diabetes

   

fasting blood glucose

   

nutritional status

    

             

    

   Question 12  

According to the AMDR, the majority of calories you eat should come from:

  

carbohydrates.

   

fat.

   

protein.

   

vitamins.

    

             

    

   Question 13  

The Dietary Guidelines for Americans promote a minimum of _____ minutes of moderate exercise weekly.

  

40

   

80

   

120

   

150

    

             

    

   Question 14  

Discretionary calories come from:

  

alcohol and added sugars.

   

added sugars and solid fats.

   

alcohol and solid fats.

   

Alcohol, added sugars, and solid fats.

    

             

    

   Question 15  

Where would you look on the food label to determine if sugar was added to the product?

  

Ingredients list

   

Front of the label

   

Nutrition Facts panel

   

Serving size information

    

             

    

   Question 16  

Which of the following nutrients are NOT broken down into smaller pieces during by metabolism?

  

Water, vitamins, minerals

   

Vitamins, carbohydrates, proteins

   

Lipids, carbohydrates, vitamins

   

Proteins, carbohydrates, lipids

    

             

    

   Question 17  

In which organ does the digestion of protein begin?

  

Mouth

   

Pancreas

   

Stomach

   

Small intestine

    

             

    

   Question 18  

Which of the following is NOT an accessory organ of the digestive system?

  

Gallbladder

   

Liver

   

Pancreas

   

Spleen

    

             

    

   Question 19  

Which of the following is one of the ways that the endocrine system interacts with the digestive system?

  

Eliminates wastes generated in the body

   

Transports nutrient to cells

   

Controls the passage of food in the blood stream

   

Secretes hormones that regulate how much we eat

    

             

    

   Question 20  

Proteins are broken down into _____ whereas fats are digested mostly into _____.

  

amino acids, sugars

   

amino acids, fatty acids

   

fatty acids, sugars

   

glucose, vitamins

    

             

 

 

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