Quiz 3 / Answers

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Carbohydrate

1.)     The manufacture by plants of carbohydrates and oxygen from carbon dioxide and water in the presence of chlorophyll with sunlight as the energy source is called:

  • Photosynthesis
  • Photo-Op
  • Digital photography

2.)     Carbohydrates are complex molecules composed of:

  • Carbon, Hydrogen and Oxygen
  • Iron, Nitrogen and Uranium
  • Electrons, Protons and Calcium

3.)     For Americans interested in sensible weight-mgmt. through fitness, carbohydrates should provide about half to two-thirds of caloric energy intake:

  • True
  • False

4.)     To reduce body-fat and maintain optimal health, most Americans should:

  • Radically reduce carbohydrate intake as in Low-Carbohydrate meal plans
  • Maintain a balance of all nutrients as in a holistic sense
  • Radically increase carbohydrate intake as in Carbo-Loading

5.)     Carbohydrates are broken down and transformed into:

  • Simple proteins
  • Simple fats
  • Simple sugars

6.)     After supplying Glucose and Glycogen to the brain, nervous system, muscle and liver, the excess is converted into:

  • Fat, and stored throughout the body as a reserve source of energy
  • Water, and stored in the bladder as a reserve source of energy
  • Chlorophyll, and stored in the brain as a reserve source of energy

7.)     Carbohydrate snacks that contain large amounts of refined sugars promote:

  • A sudden rise in body-fat often followed by an “insulin spike”
  • A sudden rise in blood-sugar often followed by an “insulin spike”
  • A sudden change in blood type often followed by an “insulin spike”

8.)     An “insulin spike” rapidly lowers blood-sugar levels:

  • True
  • False

9.)     Following an “insulin spike” most people feel:

  • Happy, excited and ready for action
  • Fatigued, nervous and sometimes dizzy with a headache
  • Strong, aggressive and ready for a workout

10.)   A total lack of carbohydrates can result in:

  • Ketosis
  • Loss of energy
  • Depression
  • Breakdown of lean body tissue
  • All of the above

11.)   The body can only store a limited amount of Glycogen:

  • True
  • False

12.)   About one-third of the body’s supply of glycogen is stored in the liver.  The rest is stored:

  • In the stomach
  • In the muscles
  • In the brain