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Nutrition 120 Chapter 14
Undernutrition Throughout the World
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12/08/2009

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A promising strategy to help other countries increase food resources is to use 

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“green revolution” technologies.
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Which of the following is true of semistarvation?  Often the first sign that tissues are being affected is 

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a biochemical change that may be detectable by a blood test
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Approximately how many Americans live at or near the poverty level of $18,400 annually for a family of four?

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33 million
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Which of the following is the best approach to preventing famine in developing nations?

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Increase the productivity of rural people by teaching them farming methods so they can build agricultural surpluses to eat and sell.
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The program developed in the 1960s to help increase availability of foods to entire families is the 

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Food Stamp Program
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Which of the following is true about the type of person who gets AIDs? 

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Anyone can get it
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Impaired development or function that results from an inadequate intake, absorption, or utilization of the nutrients needed for optimal growth, development, and body function is best termed

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undernutrition
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Which of the following is the best approach to eradicating undernutrition in developing nations?

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 Improve the infrastructure of rural people
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The major cause of undernutrition in the United States is?

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Political
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The majority of hungry people live in?

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Asia
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The single most effective health advantage for people wherever they live is?

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 Safe and convenient water supply
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Which of the following is not about AIDS?

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After infection with the HIV virus, AIDS symptoms generally begin showing within a year.
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What is the term to describe failing health that results from a long-standing dietary intake that either fails to meet or greatly exceeds nutritional needs?

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Malnutrition
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All of the following are effects of semistarvation except:

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lack of hunger and appetite
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The Special Supplemental Feeding Program for WIC provides food vouchers and nutrition education to?

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low-income pregnant and lactating women and their young children.
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Homeless children suffer high rates of all of the following medical conditions except:

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poor vision

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Which of the following is not true about “new biotechnology”?

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It has no beneficial application that are without risks.
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Which of the following is an example of genetic engineering?

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Changing DNA inside grape seeds so they produce their own pesticide to prevent attack by insects.