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Chapter Practice Test

This activity contains 17 questions.

Question 1
1 Which of the following is NOT a major nutrient?
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Question 2
2 Match the following terms with their descriptions.

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A exclusive energy source for neurons
B may be incorporated into structures to make them stronger
C serves as a precursor to hormones and maintains the fluidity of the plasma membrane
D can function as coenzymes
E used to build enzymes
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Question 3
3 A person who is starving is likely to exhibit __________.
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Question 4
4 Fat-soluble vitamins can be toxic if consumed in large quantities.
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Question 5
5 Which of the following is an example of catabolism?
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Question 6
6 A substance that is reduced has lost an electron.
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Question 7
7 Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of glycolysis?
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Question 8
8 Which of the following is a characteristic of the Krebs cycle?
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Question 9
9 The final electron acceptor in the electron transport chain is __________.
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Question 10
10 Match the following terms to their correct descriptions.

Using the pull-down menus, match each item in the left column to the corresponding item in the right column.
A triglyceride synthesis
B the cleavage of glycogen to release glucose
C the process of forming glucose from noncarbohydrate molecules
D the formation of glycogen to store glucose
E the start phase of fatty acid breakdown
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Question 11
11 As proteins are broken down for energy, __________ is generated; the liver then converts this potentially toxic intermediate into __________.
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Question 12
12 In the absorptive state, __________.
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Question 13
13 In the postabsorptive state, __________.
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Question 14
14 __________ is considered "good" cholesterol; high blood levels of this cholesterol are thought to be beneficial.
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Question 15
15 Which of the following is considered a long-term regulator of feeding behavior?
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Question 16
16 The body's overall rate of energy output is called the basal metabolic rate.
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Question 17
17 Which of the following would raise body temperature?
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