Water and Major Minerals sample questions

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Water and Major Minerals sample questions
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  1. List the Water Soluble Vitamins
    • Thiamin
    • Riboflavin
    • Niacin
    • Biotin
    • Pantothenic acid
    • Vitamin B6
    • Folate
    • Vitamin B12
    • Vitamin C
    • Choline
  2. List the electrolytes
    • water
    • sodium
    • potassium
    • cholride
  3. What refers to water between cells?
    interstitial fluid
  4. Which body structure regulates thirst?
    hypothalamus
  5. Which hormone regulates water balance?
    angiotensin
  6. What is the major extracellular cation?
    sodium
  7. Which is a general property of minerals?
    inorganic
  8. What is the primary function of potassium?
    maintaining gastric acidity
  9. What is a principle function of calcium in human physiology?
    maintaining bone and tooth structure
  10. What regulates blood calcium levels?
    parathyroid hormone and calcitonin
  11. Which describes phosphorous in nutrition?
    A. deficiency can cause bone loss
    B. body levels are controlled by insulin
    C. 10-20% is typically absorbed from the diet
    D. it is found in only a few foods
    A. deficiency can cause bone loss
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  12. What mineral is required to stabilize ATP?
    magnesium
  13. Which is a risk for osteoporosis?
    A. smoking
    B. weight-bearing exercise
    C. being male
    D. having a large frame
    A. smoking
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  14. Sulfur is a component of which molecule?
    A. carbohydrates
    B. fatty acids
    C. vitamins
    D. proteins
    D. proteins
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  15. Which is true regarding calcium nutrition?
    A. calcium absorption is enhanced by angiotensin
    B. many Americans do not consume enough
    C. calcium in spinach is efficiently absorbed
    D. calcium supplements are mostly ineffective
    B. many Americans do not consume enough
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  16. What condition can be caused by excessive water consumption?
    hyponatremia
  17. Which is a feature of sodium nutrition?
    A. there is no UL as high intakes are safe
    B. there is no AI since diets rarely lack sodium
    C. low intakes cause low blood pressure
    D. high intakes can increase blood pressure
    D. high intakes can increase blood pressure
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)

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