The Science of Nutrition Study Set 1

Nutrition

Quiz 19 :

Malnutrition at Home and Around the World

Quiz 19 :

Malnutrition at Home and Around the World

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Which population is the LEAST vulnerable when food supplies are delayed by damaged roads or poor transportation?
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B

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Which of the following is a response to the drawbacks of the Green Revolution?
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C

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The most common nutrient deficiency in the world is:
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B

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Wasting is:
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The nutrition paradox refers to:
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Which of the following disorders worsens malnutrition?
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Which of the following has the Public Health Agency of Canada identified as the primary determinant of food security?
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________ is a condition in which individuals are unable to obtain sufficient energy to meet their physical needs every day.
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Children who are chronically undernourished will experience which of the following:
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Worldwide, the major cause of undernutrition is:
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The birthrate in Canada is estimated to be:
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Early termination of breastfeeding and transition of the infant to small amounts of poor nutrition foods can result in marasmus. This is primarily due to a:
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The leading cause of blindness in children under the age of 5 years in West and Central Africa is:
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Which of the following is an example of a way to improve the food/population ratio?
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The birth replacement rate is considered to be:
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A mother living in a developing country decides to stop breastfeeding her child after three months. Which of the following is the infant MOST likely to experience?
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Worldwide, ________ deficiencies are more prevalent in pregnant women and young children than adult males.
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Which of the following represents a nutrition transition?
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Poor roads and lack of electricity are examples of a lack of ________ contributing to malnutrition.
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According to Health Canada, approximately what percent of Canadian households experienced food insecurity in 2004?
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