Nutrition and Diet Therapy: Self-Instructional Approaches, Fifth Edition
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End of Chapter Test Questions

Please read each question and select your answer from the choices provided. You must complete all of the questions in order to view your results. At the end of each exam, you have the option to e-mail your results to your instructor.

1:  The functional unit of the kidney is the:
A: tubule.
B: glomerulus.
C: nephron.
D: ureter.

2:  Approximately how many ml of water leave the body via the kidney per day?
A: 1000-1500
B: 2000-2500
C: 500-1000
D: 3000

3:  Neutrality is restored to the body by the kidney in which of these ways?
A: reabsorption of electrolytes
B: secretion of hydrogen ions
C: excretion of bicarbonate
D: all of the above

4:  The vitamin whose activity depends upon efficient kidney function is:
A: ascorbic acid.
B: B12.
C: D.
D: retinol.

5:  When a person loses one kidney through accident or donation, kidney function is altered by:
A: 1/4.
B: 1/2.
C: 2/3.
D: 0

6:  An elderly person's kidney function may be altered by:
A: 0-1/4.
B: 1/4-1/2.
C: 1/2-2/3.
D: 3/4-1.

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