Description / Instructions: Complete the Week 1 Quiz.

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