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Sports Nutrition Test Answers

Question: A high fiber meal is a good choice for a pre-workout meal. true or false?

Is a high fiber meal is a good choice for a pre workout meal
A. TRUE
B. FALSE

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TRUE

Question: The main fuel sources for muscular contraction are

A. carbohydrates
B. fats
C. protein
D. a & b

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D. a & b

Question: One hour prior to an event, you should consume

A. 0.5 g carbohydrate per pound body weight
B. 2.0 g carbohydrate per pound body weight
C. 4.0 g carbohydrate per pound body weight
D. none of the above

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A. 0.5 g carbohydrate per pound body weight

Question: Endurance athletes need a nutriton plan for training and the event.

A. TRUE
B. FALSE

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TRUE

Question: Glycogen can be replenished after your work out with

A. tuna fish
B. orange juice
C. milk
D. mayonnaise

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B. orange juice

Question: Preexercise fuel

A. prevents low blood sugar
B. avoids an upset stomach
C. provides energy for your muscles
D. all of the above

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D. all of the above

Question: Which do you need to balance during extensive exercise?

A. water
B. energy
C. fat
D. a and b
E. all of the above

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D. a and b

Question: During training, every 15 to 20 minutes, a 150-pound (68 kg) athlete should aim to drink

A. 2 ounces of fluid
B. 8 ounces of fluid
C. 25 ounces of fluid
D. 20 ounces of fluid

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B. 8 ounces of fluid

Question: Sweating is a vital temperature regulating mechanism but it can be at the expense of your body fluids.

A. TRUE
B. FALSE

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TRUE

Question: Salt depletion is not a concern for the ordinary exerciser.

A. TRUE
B. FALSE

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TRUE

Question: All of the following can contribute to muscle cramps except

A. lack of potassium
B. lack of protein
C. lack of sodium
D. lack of magnesium

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B. lack of protein

Question: Which has the most caffeine?

A. coffee
B. hot cocoa
C. tea
D. Coke

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A. coffee

Question: Foods high in carbohydrates are a good between exercise snack.

A. TRUE
B. FALSE

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TRUE

Question: Preexercise fueling guidelines recommend

A. eating a low carbohydrate foods.
B. eating high fat foods.
C. drinking sugar sodas
D. providing enough time for digestion

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D. providing enough time for digestion

Question: You should not consume carbohydrate during an athletic event.

A. TRUE
B. FALSE

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FALSE

Question: You should eat before an athletic event.

A. TRUE
B. FALSE

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TRUE

Question: Caffeine does not preenergize every athlete before an event.

A. TRUE
B. FALSE

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TRUE

Question: Eating a high sugar food, like a candy bar, before an event can make up for poor carbohydrate intake the day before.

A. TRUE
B. FALSE

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FALSE

Question: The small intestine

A. absorbs amino acids broken down from protein.
B. absorbs fatty acids broken down from fat.
C. absorbs monosaccharides from carbohydrate break down.
D. all of the above

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D. all of the above

Question: If your competition last less than 60 minutes, you will need to refuel during the event.

A. TRUE
B. FALSE

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FALSE

Question: If you exercise for more than 60 minutes you need to be concerned about "fueling" during exercise.

A. TRUE
B. FALSE

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TRUE

Question: If the event is all day, you should you should build up glycogen stores starting 2 day ahead

A. TRUE
B. FALSE

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TRUE

Question: The stomach

A. breaks down carbohydrates
B. absorbs water
C. breaks food into smaller parts
D. all of the above

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C. breaks food into smaller parts

Question: Which of the following predisposes to GI problems?

A. age
B. type of sport
C. exercise intensity
D. all of the above

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D. all of the above

Question: Water

A. is essential for life.
B. transports important water-soluble nutrients.
C. eliminates waste products.
D. dissipates heat.
E. all of the above

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E. all of the above

Question: If there is less than 1 hour between athletic events, you should consume high carbodyrate, liquid foods.

A. TRUE
B. FALSE

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TRUE

Question: Energy bars are a better alternative than other foods for pre-exercise eating because of special ingredients, such as amino acids and chromium.

A. TRUE
B. FALSE

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FALSE

Question: Overall, the best meal strategy for active people is to eat frequently, for example, 3 meals with several snacks.

A. TRUE
B. FALSE

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TRUE

Question: Low glycemic foods tend to have less fiber and more simple sugar.

A. TRUE
B. FALSE

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FALSE

Question: Training increases the amount of glycogen you can store in your muscles.

A. TRUE
B. FALSE

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TRUE

Question: Plant protein sources are complete.

A. TRUE
B. FALSE

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FALSE

Question: Vegetarians who do not eat red meat are at risk of developing anemia.

A. TRUE
B. FALSE

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TRUE

Question: Starch is the storage form of glucose in plants.

A. TRUE
B. FALSE

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TRUE

Question: The composition of the diet can effect an athlete's performance.

A. TRUE
B. FALSE

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TRUE

Question: Fatigue can result if an athlete does not consume an adequate amount of carbohydrate daily.

A. TRUE
B. FALSE

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TRUE

Question: Trained athletes store more glycogen.

A. TRUE
B. FALSE

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TRUE

Question: The color of your urine can be used as a measure of adequacy of water intake.

A. TRUE
B. FALSE

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TRUE