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FSNU 200 Week 5 Quiz

FSNU 200 Week 5 Quiz | Assignment Help | Brandman University

FSNU 200 Week 5 Quiz | Assignment Help | Brandman University

Question 1

Which of the following is not a characteristic of vitamin B6 in nutrition?


It is stored in muscle tissue.

It is required in amounts proportional to energy expenditure.

It can lead to irreversible nerve damage when taken in large doses.

It functions, in part, in the synthesis of nonessential amino acids.


  • Question 2

Which of the following is a accurate feature of folate nutrition?


The coenzyme form is FAD.

Dairy foods are a poor source of folate except for goat’s milk.

Insufficient folate intake results in deficiency of homocysteine.

An insufficient amount of folate in early pregnancy has been associated with an increased risk for neural tube birth defects such as spina bifida.


  • Question 3


Which of the following represents the results of a review of well-controlled studies of vitamin C supplementation on the resistance to, and recovery from, colds?

There was a reduction in the duration of colds by 50% on the average.

There was a slight effect on reducing the duration and severity of colds for people taking vitamin C supplements.

There was a significant reduction in the duration of colds in people who consumed at least one gram a day.

There was a significant reduction in the number of colds only in people who consumed more than three grams per day.


  • Question 4

Why might vitamin C supplements be beneficial in treating the common cold?


It deactivates histamine.

It destroys intestinal pathogens.

It reduces episodes of sneezing.

It alters hypothalamic control of body temperature.


  • Question 5

All of the following are consequences of ingesting excess vitamin C supplements except


diarrhea is  a reported side effect for some people consuming large doses of vitamin C.

They can aggravate gout symptoms.

They enhance the action of anticlotting medications.

they interfere with laboratory urine tests for the diagnosis of diabetes














  • Question 6


Which of the following is not true regarding vitamin D?


Scientific evidence indicates vitamin D may be protective against some cancers.

Vitamin D is critical for helping the body assist calcium absorption, retention and utilization.

People with darker skin need less vitamin D.

Activation of vitamin D from 7- dehydrocholesterol in the skin requires hydroxylation reactions in the liver and the kidney.


  • Question 7


What are the known effects of raising animals on diets containing retinoic acid as the only source of vitamin A?


Growth is stunted.

Blindness develops.

Retinal synthesis is stimulated.

Retinol synthesis is stimulated.


  • Question 8

How many micrograms of dietary beta-carotene are equivalent to 1 retinol activity equivalent?








  • Question 9

Increasing the amount of polyunsaturated fats in the diet increases the need for vitamin







  • Question 10

What is prothrombin?

A storage protein for vitamin K

A transport protein for vitamin E

A protein needed for bone formation

A protein needed for blood clot formation