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"What kind of  F.O.O.T.B.A.L.L receiver will you be for Jesus?"


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“Demystifying Dan Brown’s Delusional Deceptive Da Vinci Code: Lie #2: Regarding the issue of Jesus being married to Mary Magdalene"


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Human Resource Management Final Exam 45 Sample Questions


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“Nutrition Sample Exam V: Gastrointestinal Problems, Heart Disease, Hypertension, Diabetes, and Cancer Prevention"

Ramesh C.Reddy
Pittsburgh Standard

Monday, December 11, 2006


Chapter 18, GI, pp. 334- 335

1) Inflammation of pockets of tissue in the lining of the mucus membrane of the colon is called

  1. Irritable Bowel Syndrome

  2. Inflammatory Bowel Disease

  3. Diverticular Disease

  4. Celiac Sprue Disease

  5. Peptic Ulcer Disease


Chapter 19, Heart Disease and HTN, pp. 356 - 358

2) It has been called the “silent disease” because no signs indicate its presence.

A. Atherosclerosis

B. Essential Hypertension

C. Myocardial Infarction

D. Cerebrovascular Accident

E. Coronary Heart Disease


Chapter 20, Diabetes, pp. 368 – 369

3) Caused by an autoimmune destruction of the beta cells in the pancreas.

A. Gestational Diabetes

B. Type I Diabetes Mellitus

C. Type II Diabetes Mellitus

D. Both b & c

E. None of the above


Cancer Prevention,

4) According to the New American Plate, this much of your diet should be Daniel’s Diet or plant based.

A. 1/3

B. ½

C. 2/3

D. ¼

E. 1/5


Chapter 18, GI, p. 329

5) Blocking agents, mucosal protectors, antibiotics, and antacids are four basis types of drugs for managing

A. Peptic Ulcer Disease

B. Lower Esophageal Sphincter

C. Hiatal Hernia

D. Diarrhea

E. Malabsorption


Chapter 19, Heart Disease and HTN, pp. 356-358

6) About 23% of American Adults have this with the numbers increasing with age.

A. Dysphagia

B. Irritable Bowel Syndrome

C. High Blood Pressure

D. Type I Diabetes Mellitus

E. Type II Diabetes Mellitus


Cancer Prevention,

7) Nutrition factors might increase or decrease the risk of developing cancer.

A. True

B. False


Chapter 18, GI, p.326

8) Anna has to deal with swallowing disorders, frequent vomiting, weight loss from eating difficulty, serious malnutrition, and pulmonary complications and infection caused by aspiration of food particles especially during sleep. What would you diagnose her symptoms to?

A. Achalasia

B. Dysphagia

C. Esophagitis

D. Lower Esophageal Spincter

E. Both a & d


Chapter 19, Heart Disease and HTN, pp. 351 – 352

9) Bianca goes to the doctor for her yearly checkup and is told that she has the “good cholesterol” and high serum levels in her are considered protective against cardiovascular disease. She is said to have

A. Very Low Density Lipoproteins

B. Low-density Lipoproteins

C. High-density Lipoproteins

D. Medium-density Lipoproteins

E. Very High Density Lipoproteins


Chapter 20, Diabetes, pp. 368 – 369

10) When Camille goes to the doctor, her doctor tells her that no insulin is being produced in her body and she is suffering from

A. Gestational Diabetes

B. Type I Diabetes Mellitus

C. Type II Diabetes Mellitus

D. Type III Diabetes Mellitus

E.  Insulin Disease


Cancer Prevention,

11) Nutrition related factors that may increase the risk of developing cancer include

A. Obesity

B. Red Meat Intake

C. Salt Preserved Foods

D. All of the above

E. None of the above


Chapter 18, GI, pp. 334 - 335

12) Treatment for diverticulosis is a diet high in fiber

A. True

B. False


Chapter 19, Heart Disease and HTN, p. 349

13) The number one cause of death in the United States accounting for more than 700,000 deaths each year is called

A. Cardiovascular Disease

B. Hypertension

C. Type I Diabetes

D. Cancer

E. Aids


Chapter 20, Diabetes, pp. 368 – 369

14) This accounts for 5% to 10% of all causes of diabetes.

A. Type I Diabetes

B. Type II Diabetes

C. Gestational Diabetes

D. Non-insulin-dependent diabetes

E. Adult-onset diabetes


Cancer Prevention,

15) A current recommendation for reducing cancer risk include

A. Increase Physical Activity

B. Control Weight

C. Decrease Fat Intake

D. Eat plenty of fruits and vegetables

E. All of the above


Chapter 18, GI, p. 330

16) Patients with peptic ulcer disease should avoid

A. Seasonings and Citric Acid Juices

B. Milk and Coffee

C. Alcohol and Smoking

D. All of the above

E. None of the above


Chapter 19, Heart Disease, pp. 350 – 351

17) The underlying pathology of coronary heart disease; a common form of arteriosclerosis that is characterized by the formation of yellow cheeselike fatty streaks containing cholesterol that develop into hardened plaques in the inner lining of major blood vessels such as coronary arteries.

A. Atherosclerosis

B. Myocardial infarction

C. Cerebrovascular Accident

D. Coronary Heart Disease

E. Agina Pectoris


Chapter 20, Diabetes, p. 371

18) Symptoms of diabetes include

A. Polydipsia

B. Polyuria

C. Polyphagia

D. All of the above

E. None of the above


Chapter 18, GI, p.327

19) Hiatal Hernias are not uncommon problems, especially in those for whom weight reduction is essential.

A. Overweight Adults

B. Normal Weight Adults

C. Obese Adults

D. Both a and c

E. None of the above


Chapter 19, Heart Disease & HTN, p. 352 - 353

20) Personal characteristics for cardiovascular disease to which a personal has no control of are

A. Stress, Obesity, and Sedentary Lifestyle

B. Sex, Age, Family History

C. Genetics, Environment, and Stress

D. Hypertension, Diabetes Mellitus, and Hyperlipidemia

E. None of the above


Chapter 20, Diabetes, pp. 383 – 384

21) Danielle has low blood sugar; a serious condition in IDDM management that requires immediate sugar intake to counteract, followed by a snack of complex carbohydrates and a protein to maintain the normal blood glucose. She is suffering from

A. Hyperglycemia

B. Hypoglycemia

C. Polydipsia

D. Polyuria


Chapter 18, GI

22. Evangelica is told to eat only toast, applesauce, rice, and bananas! She is asked to go on a

  1. DASH Diet

  2. Daniel’s Diet

  3. Atkin’s Diet

  4. BRAT Diet

  5. None of the above


Chapter 19, Heart Disease and HTN, pp. 359 – 362

23. Felicia is going on a DASH Diet because she is taking a

A. Diet Annihilating Stomach Hernia

B. Diet Annihilating Somatostatin Hypertension

C. Dietary Approach to Stop Hypertension

D. Dietary Approach to Stop Hypoglycemia

E. Dietary Approach to Stop Hypergycemia


Chapter 20, Diabetes, p. 374

24. Produced in the beta cells of the islets of Langerhans, located in the pancreas, which fill its central zone and make up about 60% of each islet gland.

A. Glucagon

B. Somatostatin

C. Insulin

D. All of the above

E. None of the above


Chapter 18, GI, p. 327

25. Hiatal hernia patients should do all of the following things except

A. Remain upright after eating.

B. Lose Weight

C. Eat large portions of food at all times

D. Sleep with the head of the bed elevated to prevent reflux of acidic stomach contents.

E. Eat small portions of food at all times


Chapter 19, Heart Disease and HTN, pp. 352-353

26. Risk factors for cardiovascular disease that can be changed include

A. Stress/Coping

B. Obesity and Sedentary Lifestyle

C. Food Habits

D. Cigarette Smoking

E. All of the above


Chapter 20, Diabetes, pp. 375 – 376

27. Long term complications of diabetes are

A. Retinopathy

B. Nephropathy

C. Neuropathy

D. Heart disease

E. All of the above


Chapter 18, GI, p. 325

28. Gina has a swallowing disorder and is diagnosed with

A. Xerostomia

B. Cheilosis

C. Glossitis

D. Dysphagia

E. Polydipsia


Chapter 19, Heart Disease and HTN,

29. Stress can increase your blood pressure!

A. True

B. False


Chapter 20, Diabetes, p. 374

30. The specialized cells of the islets of Langerhans in the pancreas provide 3 hormones that work together to regulate blood glucose levels. They are called

A. Insulin, Glucagon, Somatostatin


C. Testosterone, Estrogen, Progesterone

D. Fats, Proteins, Carbohydrates

E. All of the above


Chapter 18, GI, p. 335 – 337

31. Helena is told by her doctor to increase dietary fiber, recognize gas formers, respect food intolerances, reduce total fat content, avoid large meals, and decrease air swallowing habits. She is suffering from

A. Diverticular Disease

B. Inflammatory Bowel Disease

C. Constipation

D. Irritable Bowel Syndrome

E. Celiac Sprue


Chapter 19, Heart Disease and HTN, pp. 359 – 362

32. DASH diet recommendations include

A. Eat 4 -6 servings of fruit per day

B. Eat 4 -6 servings of vegetables per day

C. Eat 2 – 3 servings of low fat dairy food per day

D. Eat lean meat and high fiber grains

E. All of the above


Chapter 18, GI, pp. 332 – 334

33. Isabella has thick mucus in the lungs, pancreatic insufficiency, malabsorption, liver disease, and salt concentration increased in body perspiration resulting in salt depletion. She is suffering from

A. Lower Esophageal Sphincter

B. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

C. Hiatal Hernia

D. Irritable Bowel Syndrome

E. Cystic Fibrosis


Chapter 18, GI, pp. 327 – 330

34. The underlying cause of peptic ulcer disease is H. Pylori

A. True

B. False


Chapter 18, GI, pp. 338 -339

35. Janice has inufficient lactase to break down the milk sugar lactose; thus lactose accumulates in the intestine, causing abdominal cramping and diarrhea. She is suffering from

A. Phenylketonuria

B. Lactose intolerance

C. Galactosemia

D. Milk Allergy

E. Yogurt Allergy


Chapter 18, GI, pp. 331-332

36. Kierra has Celiac Sprue so her diet is very limited. When she comes to the cafeteria she needs to be aware of the food she eats because it cannot have any gluten in it. She can eat all of the following foods except

A. Eggs, Cheese, Poultry, Fish

B. Soybean, Lima Bean, Potato, buckwheat

C. Corn or rice

D. Frozen or fresh fruits with no skins and seeds

E. Wheat, Oats, Rye, and Barley


Chapter 19, Heart Disease, HTN, p. 359

37. Leanna has hypertension and is advised to increase all of the following minerals in her diet because it is supposed to be beneficial except

A. Potassium

B. Calcium

C. Magnesium

D. Sodium


Chapter 20, Diabetes, p. 379

38. Maria has diabetes so her doctor recommends that the percentage of energy she gets from fat should be no more than

A. 60% to 70%

B. 15% to 20%

C. 25% to 30%

D. 7%

E. None of the above


Cancer Prevention,

39. Out of 560,000 people, this is how many people have poor diet and activity level leading to cancer.

A. 190,093

B. 109,039

C. 190,930

D. 019,039

E. 109,903


Chapter 18, GI, p. 340

40. Nina’s friend Andrew is dealing with viral hepatitis. This is due to

A. Malnutrition and alcoholism

B. Ingestion of contaminated water and food

C. Ammonia and Nitrogen in his system

D. Low-grade chronic infection

E. All of the above


Chapter 19, Heart Disease and HTN, p. 356

41. Ophelia specializes in cardiovascular diseases! She diagnosed a patient with congestive heart failure. This condition results in

A. Hypertension

B. Pulmonary Edema

C. Atherosclerosis

D. Cardiac Rest


Chapter 20, Diabetes, p.369

42. Penelope is treating a patient with Type II Diabetes. She tells the patient that his condition can improve by

A. Weight Loss

B. Weight Gain

C. Drug Therapy

D. Exogenous Insulin


Cancer Prevention,

43. Quirianne is told by a nutritionist that one of the ways to prevent cancer is by eating

A. Plant Based Diet

B. Whole Grains and Legumes

C. Fish

D. Phytochemicals

E. All of the above


Chapter 18, GI, p. 343-344

44. Presence of gallstones in the gallbladder causes

A. Cholecystitis

B. Pancreatitis

C. Cholelithiasis

D. Hepatic Encephalopathy

E. Cirrhosis


Chapter 19, Heart Disease and HTN

45. Examples of food high in soluble dietary fiber are Oat bran and Legumes!

A. True

B. False


Chapter 20, Diabetes, p. 374

46. All of the following functions are associated with insulin except

A. Stimulating the change of glucose to fat for storage as body fat.

B. Inhibiting breakdown of tissue fat and protein

C. Promoting uptake of amino acids by skeletal muscles, increasing tissue protein synthesis.

D. Mobilizes liver glycogen to yield glucose

E. Influencing the burning of glucose for constant energy as needed.


Cancer Prevention,

47. Eating a plant based diet helps fight disease

A. By Improving Body Detoxification

B. Healthier hormone balance

C. Better Protection against oxidation

D. All of the above


Chapter 18, GI

48. Rachel has a client who has Cirrhosis and asks you what kind of diet would you recommend her client to be on?

  1. Protein according to tolerance

  2. Low Sodium restricted to 500 – 1000 mg

  3. Soft Texture

  4. Optimal General Nutrition

  5. All of the above


Chapter 19, Heart Disease and HTN, p. 359

49. Santana is supposed to be eating low sodium food to curb her hypertension. She should eat

A. Corn Chips

B. Carrots

C. Shredded Wheat

D. Ice Cream

E. None of the above


Cancer Prevention,

50. Tina is given this tip to increase plant foods in her diet to prevent cancer.

A. Rely on frozen produce during the off season.

B. Add a handful of frozen berries to your cereal.

C. Eat a high-fiber, whole grain cereal

D. Stuff favorite omelet with low-fat cheese, tomatoes, and frozen spinach

E. All of the above



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