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Weight Management Quiz


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When energy in exceeds energy out, how is excess energy stored for later use?

A. Glucose

B. Amino acids

C. Triglycerides

D. Phospholipids


People who are successful in maintain weight loss are physically active for ______ minutes per day.

A. 10

B. 20

C. 30

D. 60


When excess energy is stored a triglyceride, what happens first?

A. Fat cells enlarge (get bigger to store more triglyceride)

B. Fat cells increase in number

C. Fat cells shrink

D. Fat cells disappear


What BMI is considered overweight?

A. Less than 18.5

B. 18.5-24.9

C. 25.0-29.9

D. 30.0 or more


Fat cells/tissue deposited outside of adipose tissue are called:

A. White fat

B. Brown fat

C. Ectopic fat


To be eligible for bariatric surgery you must:

A. Have a BMI of at least 40

B. Have a BMI of at least 30

C. Have a BMI of at least 40 OR a BMI of at least 35 and one comorbid disease

D. Have a BMI of at least 30 OR a BMI of at least 25 and one comorbid disease


When you lose weight, fat cells decrease in number.

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


A hormone produced by stomach cells that INCREASES appetite is called:

A. Ghrelin

B. Leptin

C. Insulin

D. Glucagon


Which of the following are healthy weight management strategies?

A. Eating an energy dense diet

B. Eating a nutrient dense diet

C. Following a fad diet

D. Taking a weight loss supplement


What BMI is associated with higher mortality?

A. 18.5-24.9

B. 25-29.9

C. 30-39.9

D. More than 40


A hormone that DECREASES appetite that is produced by fat cells is called:

A. Ghrelin

B. Insulin

C. Leptin

D. Glucagon


What percentage of the population is underweight?

A. 2%

B. 5%

C. 8%

D. 10%




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