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SCI220 Week 1 WileyPLUS® Week 1 Quiz
Week 1 Quiz

Question 1

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 2


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 3
Which of the following nutrients does not provide energy to the body?


Carbohydrates


Protein


Vitamins


Lipids

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
Using a smaller plate for dinner may help you practice:

variety
balance
moderation
nutrient density


Question 6
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 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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