NYSTCE Health Education Exam Prep - Question List

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1. How many calories are in one gram of protein?
  1. 1
  2. 7
  3. 9
  4. 4
2. Nutrient availability is influenced by:
  1. Size
  2. Solubility
  3. Interaction with other food and nutrients
  4. All of the above
3. When an individual is excreting more nitrogen than being consumed they are:
  1. Anemic
  2. In negative nitrogen balance
  3. In positive nitrogen balance
  4. Cachexic
4. Which of the following is an enzyme:
  1. Lipase
  2. Sterol
  3. Sucrose
  4. Phosphatidyl choline
5. Magnesium excess may cause hypocalcemia by:
  1. Modulating PTH release
  2. Aiding Ca uptake in the intestine
  3. Using a cofactor in an enzyme needed to cleave Ca into elemental form
  4. None of the above