Advanced Nutrition And Human Metabolism 5th Edition By Sareen S. Gropper – Test Bank
Chapter 11 – Macrominerals
a 429 1. All of the following are considered major electrolytes EXCEPT _____.
b 429 2. Which of the following is considered a major mineral in the body?
d 446 3. Which of the following minerals plays a major role in regulating body fluid pH?
a 430, 455 4. Deficiency of which major mineral is usually associated with muscular weakness, mental apathy, cardiac arrhythmias, paralysis, bone fragility and adrenal hypertrophy?
c 431 5. Which mineral provides the most abundant cation in the human body?
d 431 6. Calcitriol can stimulate the absorption of calcium from the intestines by regulating _____.
a 433 7. What substance can improve calcium absorption?
b. unabsorbed fatty acids
c. phytic acid
d 436 8. Which cells are considered the bone-building cells?
c 437 9. During which period of the life cycle does peak bone mass occur?
a. 0-10 years
b. 10-25 years
c. 30-40 years
d. 50 years and above
b 437 10. The binding protein that regulates many of the calcium-dependent enzymes is:
a 433 11. Which mineral, when combined with unabsorbed dietary fat, forms soaps that cannot be absorbed and are excreted in the feces?