Basic Foods and Fluids Test

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1. Carbohydrates, fats, and proteins are nutrients.
TrueFalse

6. You can survive three months without food, but only about how long without water?
Three minutesThree hoursThree daysThree weeks

2. Partially complete proteins contain all nine amino acids necessary to maintain life and provide' for growth.
TrueFalse

7. What is an advantage of fiber in the diet?
Helps build strong bones and teethIs used to make red blood cellsHelps regulate the body's fluid balanceHelps prevent constipation

3. Gelatin is an example of
A Complete proteinA partially complete proteinAn incomplete proteinA vitamin

8. What food group should we eat only sparingly?
Fats, oils and sweetsDairy productsMeats and nutsVegetablesFruitsGrains

4. Fats are not necessary to the body and need to be eliminated.
TrueFalse

9. What food group should we eat the most from?
Fats, oils and sweetsDairy productsMeats and nutsVegetablesFruitsGrains

5. Water soluble vitamins, such as the B vitamins and vitamin C need to be consumed:
DailyHourlyOnce a weekOnce a month or so

10. The home health aide should discourage clients from taking too many fluids during the day.
TrueFalse


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