Quiz 9 / Answers

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Minerals

1.)     Minerals are classified into two (2) groups:

  • Calcium and Magnesium
  • Mineral oils and Mineral deposits
  • Major minerals and Trace minerals
  • Stalactites and stalagmites

2.)     In the human body, the mineral present in the largest amount is:

  • Calcium
  • Zinc
  • Magnesium
  • Iron

3.)     The physiological function of calcium is:

  • Bone and teeth formation
  • Helps contract and relax muscle
  • Cell wall permeability – regulates fluid passage
  • All of the above

4.)     Sodium is a major:

  • Electrolyte
  • Amino Acid
  • Contributor to fat cells
  • Muscle group

5.)     In the human body, sodium and potassium are associated with:

  • Water balance
  • Fat balance
  • Muscle growth
  • All of the above

6.)     Potassium is absorbed from:

  • The stomach
  • The small intestine
  • The large intestine
  • The esophagus

7.)      Iron plays a vital role in:

  • Blood building and energy production
  • Muscle recovery and fat depletion
  • Bone building and water balance
  • Brain function and central nervous system

8.)      Selenium is a natural antioxidant:

  • True
  • False

9.)     Chromium is necessary for normal glucose utilization:

  • True
  • False

10.)   “Chelated” minerals refers to the action of one or more _______________ attaching itself and completely surrounding a mineral.

  • Fat cells
  • Amino acids
  • Electrolytes
  • Blood cells