Practice Quizzes

Chapter 13: Life Cycle: From Childhood Through Adulthood

1: There is decreased saliva production in the elderly.
TRUE
FALSE
2: Many studies report high levels of well-being among elders.
TRUE
FALSE
3: Most cases of Alzheimer’‘s disease begin after age 70.
TRUE
FALSE
4: Maintaining adequate calcium intake reduces the rate of
vitamin A synthesis
hypervitaminosis
age-related bone loss
age-related vision loss
5: In the older adult population, skin is less able to synthesize
vitamin B6, vitamin B12.
vitamin A.
vitamin D.
calories.
6: Lead toxicity is defined as a blood level of ___ micrograms of lead per deciliter.
20
500
1000
10
7: Which federal program was created to help prevent malnutrition and hunger in childhood?
WEA
MMC
FDA
WIC
8: Inadequate use of vitamin supplements by elders may result in hypervitaminosis.
TRUE
FALSE
9: Children with an adequate dietary intake of iron are less likely to suffer from lead toxicity.
TRUE
FALSE
10: An increase in dietary vitamin A during adolescence will help control acne.
TRUE
FALSE
11: What are three nutrients of particular concern during adolescence?
vitamin K, vitamin A, and iron
calcium, vitamin A, and vitamin B12
iron, vitamin B6, and calcium
vitamin A, calcium, and iron
12: What is the first stage of adolescent growth?
height
weight
change in body composition
emotional growth
13: To control bladder and bowel problems, an older adult may be advised to
restrict fatty foods.
follow a bland diet
increase fiber and fluid intake.
all of the above
14: Which of the following does not contribute to lower absorption of calcium as one ages?
atrophic gastritis
a reduction in the production of intrinsic factor
a loss of vitamin D receptors
lactose intolerance
15: At what age do people start to lose their lean muscle mass?
30
40
45
50
16: Protein needs change as we age.
TRUE
FALSE
17: Loss of appetite and wasting associated with old age is called
anorexia nervosa
anorexia of aging
taste threshold
Taste immunity
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