1-The pyloric sphincter opens into the ________.
2-Among the following, which is a powerful vasoconstrictor?
3-Of the following, which person most likely at risk for potassium depletion?
a.An woman with heavy menstrual periods
b.An Olympic weightlifter
d.An elderly person with dementia
e.A teenager who eats few fruits and vegetables
4-Choking occurs when food slips into the ________ and completely blocks passageways.
5-The hepatic portal vein collects blood from the GI tract and conducts it to the ____.
6-Because of the way in which the body handles folate, a folate deficiency can occur if ___________.
a.part of the stomach has been removed
c.the pancreas is injured
d.the GI tract is injured
e.intrinsic factor is lacking
7-What structure allows air to and from the lungs?
8-What essential nutrient provides the environment in which nearly all the body’s activities take place?
9-What is the UL for phosphorus?
10-What is the main cause of vitamin B 12 deficiency?
a.Impaired folate metabolism
b.Excessive intrinsic factor