Online Quiz

1. Which of the following answer choices are statements that can be reasonably inferred from the information presented in the passage

  • Students that study outside at the park for 30 minutes on Tuesdays and Saturdays synthesize adequate amounts of vitamin D
  • Students that live in cities, wear clothing that covers most of their skin, or live in the northern climates where little sun is seen in the winter will likely benefit from taking a supplement that contains cholecalciferol.
  • A & B can both be reasonably inferred.
  • None of the above can be inferred.
A & B can both be reasonably inferred.

2. Which of the following answer choices are statements that can be reasonably inferred from the information presented in the passage?

  • Vitamin D is supplied by foods that originate from animals.
  • Vitamin D is supplied by foods that originate from plants.
  • Cholecalciferol sources include herring, sardines and salmon, as well as fortified dairy products, all of which are excellent sources of vitamin D.
  • A, B, and C are correct answer choices
A, B, and C are correct answer choices

3. How much vitamin D should a 17 year old female high school senior take daily?

  • 150 mcg per day
  • 1 mcg per day
  • 15 mcg per day
  • 20 mcg per day
15 mcg per day

4. Clinical data introduces a concern that some adults and children might be more susceptible to developing a vitamin D deficiency due to increased use of sunscreen. Which of the following scenarios are likely to assist these two groups of individuals obtain the proper amount of vitamin D?

  • Applying sunscreen 15 minutes after being out in the sun
  • Eating cereal for breakfast with vitamin D-fortified milk.
  • Having Salmon filet for dinner.
  • All of the above.
All of the above.

5. Which of the following statements about vitamin D deficiency can be inferred by using information in the passage?

  • Vitamin D deficiency can be avoided by taking a supplement that includes 500 IU of vitamin D3.
  • Infants that are breast-fed or partially breast-fed should be given a vitamin D supplement of at least 400 IU/day
  • A 34 year old man suffering from osteomalacia can improve his condition by simply spending more time outdoors.
  • All of the above are correct.
A 34 year old man suffering from osteomalacia can improve his condition by simply spending more time outdoors.

6. Vitamin D may play a role in the prevention of certain types of cancers.

  • True
  • False
True

7. According to information presented in the passage, cholecalciferol supplementation is sufficient to avoid vitamin D deficiency for people who do not get adequate sun exposure or fortify their foods with vitamin D.

  • True
  • False
True

8. A person who wears sunscreen with an SPF factor of 8 or more should also take vitamin D supplements or drink fortified milk.

  • True
  • False
True

9. An infant that is breast-fed 1 liter of milk is receiving adequate amounts of vitamin D, and should not be given a supplement, because they are getting the recommended daily value of at least 400 IU/day.

  • True
  • False
False

10. Vitamin D is so important for us to get, because works to increase the amount of calcium that is absorbed from the skin when one obtains adequate amounts of sunlight.

  • True
  • False
False
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