Quiz 4 / Answers

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Protein

1.)     Proteins are necessary for:

  • Glycogen
  • Tissue Synthesis
  • Hydration

2.)     Protein is more important than all other nutrients in the body:

  • True
  • False

3.)      Proteins are complex structures made up of:

  • Amino Acids
  • Citric Acids
  • Carbonic Acids

4.)      Always present in protein is:

  • Magnesium
  • Helium
  • Nitrogen

5.)     Every body requires the exact same amount of protein:

  • True
  • False

6.)     “Limiting” Amino Acids (found in cereals, millets and grains) means:

  • They exist in smaller quantities and not in proper balance
  • They limit the amount of fat your body is able to store
  • They limit the amount of water your body is able to absorb

7.)     In discussing amino acids, the term _________________ refers to a specific nutrient the body requires, but is not capable of producing:

  • Essential
  • Mandatory
  • Unlimited

8.)     If one amino acid is supplied in a smaller amount than necessary, then the total amount of protein that can be synthesized from all other amino acids will be limited

  • True
  • False

9.)     If one essential amino acid is completely absent, the other amino acids:

  • Can not be utilized and are therefore wasted by the body
  • Are stored as fat
  • Converted into carbohydrate

10.)    In order for protein synthesis to occur the body requires:

  • Partial proteins
  • Complete proteins
  • Compressed proteins