Health and nutrition

Which of the following statements is NOT true about nutritional needs of toddlers?

A. Toddlers need the same variety in their diets as adults.

B. There is no longer an important role for breast-feeding in the toddler years.

C. In general, children’s appetite should dictate portion size.

D. As the amount of solid food eaten increases and begins to provide more of the nutrient needs of the toddler, the role of milk in the diet decreases.

Question 2 of 20

With regard to the timing of school lunch in primary schools, children who eat lunch:

A. after recess eat better and waste less food.

B. before recess utilize calories more efficiently.

C. after recess eat less and nap less.

D. before recess have less risk for obesity.

Question 3 of 20

All infants who are breast-fed must receive supplements for which of the following?

A. Vitamin D

B. Vitamin B-12

C. Zinc

D. Iron

Question 4 of 20

Children who skip breakfast:

A. are likely to consume insufficient calories and are often underweight.

B. miss out on consuming key vitamins and minerals and are at increased risk of obesity.

C. are able to concentrate better in school.

D. have improved speed and memory in cognitive tests.

Question 5 of 20

Which of the following is NOT a phase of menu planning?

A. Establish broad program nutrition goals

B. Develop calorie ranges for each menu item

C. Understand child nutrition and food program requirements

D. Adapt menus to support special dietary needs or food preferences

Question 6 of 20

When introducing new fruits and vegetables in preschool:

A. serve them frequently because it can take up to 15 to 20 exposures before children accept new food.

B. serve them individually at first, rather than combining in soups or fruit salads.

C. avoid offering dips.

D. serve fresh fruits as opposed to frozen or canned.

Question 7 of 20

A positive eating environment includes:

A. established routines.

B. caregivers encourage children to eat more.

C. serving the children just the right portion of food.

D. restricting the amount of talk after the food is served.

Question 8 of 20

Which of the following is NOT true when storing breast milk?

A. Breast milk can be stored in the refrigerator for 48 hours.

B. Breast milk in soiled containers should not be accepted.

C. Breast milk that remains in a bottle after feeding must be stored within one hour.

D. Breast milk can be stored in the freezer at 0 degrees for up to 3 months.

Question 9 of 20

It is important for teachers to be aware of the symptoms of anaphylaxis because it is a(n):

A. easily triggered allergy reaction.

B. life-threatening allergy reaction.

C. delayed allergy reaction.

D. overlooked allergy reaction.

Question 10 of 20

Which of the following statements BEST describes toddler appetites compared to infant appetites?

A. Toddler appetites become more sporadic compared to infant appetites.

B. Toddler appetites become more ravenous compared to infant appetites.

C. Toddler appetites are less selective compared to infant appetites.

D. Toddler appetites are similar to infant appetites.