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:  All except which of these characteristics indicate that a child is not constipated?
A: steady weight gain
B: good appetite
C: one to three bowel movements daily
D: active

2:  Newborns' constipation problems are most likely the result of a(n):
A: change in feeding.
B: anatomical defect.
C: clinical disorder.
D: change in routine.

3:  Safe food(s) that may be used to combat constipation in infants include:
A: prune juice.
B: 1 tsp sugar/4 oz of formula.
C: strained apricots.
D: all of the above.

4:  Recommended treatment for dry, hard stools in an infant is to:
A: increase formula feedings.
B: increase fluids.
C: increase laxative intake.
D: increase activity level.

5:  Two types of constipation common in children under 5 years old are:
A: physiological and psychological.
B: anatomical and environmental.
C: psychological and anatomical.
D: environmental and physiological.

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