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Dietary Reference Values quiz and answers

DRVs quiz


1. Complete this sentence. Energy requirements are likely to be higher if you are…

Over the age of 65

Under the age of 11

Female

Very active

2. True or false? The DRVs are in place to assist in preventing malnutrition.

True

False

3. True or false? DRVs are based on advice from Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (SACN).

True

False

4. Which of the following best describes Estimated Average Requirements (EAR)?

It ensures that the needs of 2.5% of the pop are being met.

It ensures that the needs of 97.5% of the pop are being met.

Approximately 50% will require less, and 50% more.

The majority of people need more.

5. True or false? DRVs are estimates of the requirements for individual people not populations.

True

False

6. Which two the following best describes Lower Reference Nutrient Intake (LRNI)?

It ensures that the needs of 2.5% of the pop are being met.

It ensures that the needs of 97.5% of the pop are being met.

Approximately 50% will require less, and 50% more.

The majority of people need more.

7. True or false? Women of childbearing age need less iron than men.

True

False

8. Which of the following best describes Reference Nutrient Intake (RNI)?

It ensures that the needs of 2.5% of the pop are being met.

It ensures that the needs of 97.5% of the pop are being met.

Approximately 50% will require less, and 50% more.

The majority of people need more.

9. Will the energy requirements for a woman increase or decrease if she is pregnant?

Decrease throughout

Increase throughout

Decrease at first then stay the same

Increase but only in the third trimester of pregnancy

10. Which of the following is most commonly used for energy requirements?

EAR (Estimated Average Requirement)

RNIs (Reference Nutrient Intake)

Lower RNIs (Reference Nutrient Intake)

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