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Energy Imbalance Quiz 1

  • Question 1

The brain secretes cholecystokinin to decrease appetite and food intake.




  • Question 2

According to NHANES III data the prevalence of cholelithiasis in obese persons is ____________that of normal BMI persons and this disease affects the ______________.


Fourfold, gallbladder

threefold, gallbladder

threefold, liver

threefold, metabolic syndrome

  • Question 3

While developing countries may suffer from famine and starvation, the US and other developed countries create _____________that promote eating energy-dense foods and discourage regular physical activity.


orexigenic environments

obesogenic environments

anorexigenic environments

lipogenic environments

  • Question 4

Abdominal fat and increased waist circumference are risk factors for metabolic syndrome. What is the exceed circumference for men and women?


35 inches men, 30 inches women.

45 inches men, 40 inches women.

35 inches men, 40 inches women.

40 inches men, 35 inches women.

  • Question 5

Estimating a patient's energy requirements using formulas requires what information to plug into the formula?


gender, weight, height, age, level of sleeping activity.

race, age, height, weight, level of physical activity.

gender, weight, height, age, level of physical activity.

age, race, gender, weight, height, level of physical activity.

  • Question 6

Though rare, there are several congenital (born with it) causes of obesity and they include, __________________


Cushing's syndrome, Cohen syndrome, Prader-Willi syndrome

Bardet-Biedel syndrome, Willi-Willi syndrome, Carpenter syndrome.

Bardet-Biedel syndrome, Prader-Willi syndrome, Carpenter syndrome.

diabetic syndrome, metabolic syndrome, hypochondriac syndrome.

  • Question 7

You have a diabetic patient who is determined to have a surgical procedure for weight loss and weighs over 300 lbs. The gold standard of surgical procedures with high degree of effectiveness and durability is the _________________.






  • Question 8

A patient's resting energy expenditure will vary because of several factors which must be considered when determining calorie requirements. A 29 year old male body builder, recently dieting to make weight and with a 101 degree fever is going to have a _______________ REE.




the same

unable to determine

  • Question 9

As a health professional, you have been asked to determine the NEAT for your bed ridden patient. The NEAT is the _______________and will be fairly__________than a normal person for this patient.


energy expended performing sport like activities of daily life, higher

energy expended performing sport like activities of daily life, lower

energy expended performing ordinary activities of daily life, higher

energy expended performing ordinary activities of daily life, lower

  • Question 10

Ghrelin is a peptide hormone that is mainly produced in the liver and stimulates appetite.




  • Question 11

Resting energy expenditure (REE), thermal effect of food (TEF) and physical activity-related energy expenditure together determine a person's _________________.


resting energy expenditure

total energy expenditure

basal energy expenditure

body mass index

  • Question 12

Your patient is complaining that they gained 10 lbs recently after starting a new medication prescribed by their doctor. This medication could be classified as a ________, a pharmacological agent associated with weight gain.






  • Question 13

The desired rate of weight loss is 1-2 lbs per week. This can be achieved by _________.


  1. lowering energy consumption by 500-1000 kcal/day
  2. increasing energy expenditure with moderate levels of activity
  3. drinking energy drinks with Lipozine.
  4. A and B.
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