Module 9 Quiz

1. The primary source of food energy for our bodies is:

a) Protein
b) Carbohydrates
c) Vitamins
d) Fat

2. Unsaturated fats (liquid at room temperature) are better for you because:

a) They have fewer calories
b) They are cheaper to buy
c) They are heart-healthy
d) They are more easily removed by dialysis

3. Which of the following is a good source of high quality protein?

a) Chicken
b) Dried beans
c) Tofu
d) Oyster crackers

4. A good way to tell if you are getting enough protein is:

a) You are losing weight
b) Your hematocrit is greater than 33%
c) Your albumin level is greater than 4.0 g/dL
d) You crave eggs

5. When you are on dialysis, too much potassium in your diet can:

a) Loosen your teeth
b) Stop your heart
c) Cause bone disease
d) Change your eyesight

6. Renal bone disease occurs when too much phosphorus in the blood pulls what mineral from the bone?

a) Zinc
b) Calcium
c) Iron
d) Potassium

7. Sodium (salt) is limited in the standard in-center HD diet because:

a) Salt makes you thirsty, and may raise your stroke and heart disease risk
b) Salt makes you forgetful
c) Salt makes you eat too much protein
d) Salt makes you sleepy and causes memory problems

8. One way to keep your phosphorus in the safe range is to eat less phosphorus. The other way is to:

a) Record your daily food and beverage intake
b) Track your daily weight
c) Take phosphate binders with every meal and snack
d) Increase your vitamin intake

9. If you want to eat a food that is high in potassium, phosphorus, and/or sodium, which of the following is a good idea:

a) Find a substitute that you don't like much
b) Eat lots of the food and ignore your food limits
c) Eat a smaller serving of the food as an occasional treat
d) Avoid the food all the time

10. If someone is on dialysis, taking in too much fluid can cause:

a) Swelling, trouble breathing, heart damage, headaches, and high blood pressure
b) Headaches, itchy skin, hair loss, and hearing problems
c) Sinus problems, bad breath, ringing in the ears, and body odor
d) Weight loss, slurred speech, and uncontrolled sneezing

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