Chapter 10 Nutritional Sciences Review

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  1. In the movie ROCKY, the main character drank shakes with raw eggs, consequently, the bioavailability of ____ may have been reduced by the ____ in the eggs.

    a)thiamin, avadin

    b)thiamin, antithiamin factors

    c)biotin, avadin

    d)biotin, cobalamin
    C
  2. How many essential water-soluble vitamins are there?

    a)7

    b)9

    c)12
    B
  3. Which vitamin is rewuired for synthesizing heme, a portion of hemoglobin found in blood?

    a)B1

    b)B2

    c)B3

    d) B5
    D
  4. Maternal supplementation of which vitamin decreases the risk of neural tube defects in some women?

    a)folate

    b)B12

    c)riboflavin
    A
  5. ______ is a coenzyme for many reactions, all of which involve the transfer of single carbon groups:

    a)thiamin

    b)riboflavin

    c)biotin

    d)folate
    D
  6. The vitamin defiency_____ is characterized by cheilosis,stomatitis, glossitis, anemia, and confusion.

    a) Beriberi

    b)pellagra

    c)ariboflavinosis

    d)pernicious anemia
    C
  7. What water-soluble compound is needed for fatty acid transport across biological membranes?

    a)folate

    b)carnitine

    c)choline

    d) B12
    B
  8. Which vitain requires glucose transport proteins for absorbtion?

    a)folate

    b)vitamin C

    c)b6
    B
  9. Vitamin C can cure the common cold as well as the flu T/F
    False
  10. Another name for riboflavin is:

    a)B1

    b)B2

    c)B3
    B
  11. In addition to maintaining, replicating, and repairing DNA what additional role(s) may niacin play in the body

    a)protein synthesis

    b)glucose homeostasis

    c)cholesterol metabolism

    d)elecrolyte balance

    e) ABC

    d)all of the above
    E
  12. _______is not a water soluble vitamin.

    a)Vitamin C

    b)Choline

    c)Riboflavin

    d)retinol

    e)Biotin
    D
  13. B12 defiency is characterized by:

    a)Macrocytic anemia

    b)microcytic anemia

    c)neural tube defects

    d)a and b
    A
  14. Which mineral must be added to a food for it to be labelled "enriched"?

    a)Iron

    b)Zinc

    c) calcium
    A
  15. Along with whole grains, pork is an excellent source of thiamin T/F
    True
  16. Which vitamin is needed to synthesize non-essential amino acids from essential amino acids?

    a)B6

    b)Niacin

    c)Thiamin
    A
  17. When the intake of Vitamin C is high, absorbtion occurs by:

    a)simple diffusion

    b)active transport

    c)passive transport
    A
  18. Which vitamin is not a coenzyme?

    a)Niacin

    b)B12

    c)Vitamin C
    C
  19. What is the chemical name for Vitamin C?

    a)citric acid

    b)ascorbic acid

    c)acetic acid
    B
  20. Vitamin C enhances the absorbtion of:

    a)iron

    b)selenium

    c)copper

    d)a and c

    e)b and c
    D
  21. Which of the following foods provide a good source of thiamin?

    a) apples

    b) pork

    c) milk
    B
  22. Your patients intake of thiamin is severely low. Defiency is characterized by:

    a)severe muscle wasting

    b)inflammation of the mouth

    c)severe skin irritation
    A
  23. The inability to produce intrinsic factor protein can result in severe _____ defiency.

    a)Vitamin C

    b) B12

    c)B6

    d)Folate
    B

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