Test Bank For Nutrition Now 7th Edition by Judith E. Brown
Test Bank for Unit 3 – Ways of Knowing about Nutrition
1. _____ The hypothesis is a statement that will be tested by research.
2. _____ Epidemiological studies prove cause and effect relationships.
3. _____ In a double-blind procedure, the researchers know who is receiving the placebo, but the subjects do not know.
4. _____ An accurate method for collecting data must be used or the results of the study will be invalid.
5. _____ Human subjects do not have to provide their consent before researchers can include them in a study.
6. _____ The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has authority to remove television reports and Internet articles making false claims.
7. _____ Registered/licensed dieticians and certified/licensed nutritionists are reliable sources of nutrition information.
8. _____ Nutrition research is only conducted by people or companies that do not have a stake in the results.
9. _____ Subjects in a study who receive the treatment being tested are in the control group.
10. _____ Discussing misleading or fraudulent opinions about nutrition with others is protected by the freedom of speech provisions in the United States constitution.
11. ______ The most reliable nutrition experts are those who have specific education and certifications establishing their mastery of knowledge about the science and practice of nutrition.
1. _____ cause-and-effect relationship
2. _____ clinical trial
3. _____ control group
4. _____ double-blind procedure
5. _____ epidemiological study
6. _____ experimental group
7. _____ hypothesis
8. _____ meta-analysis
9. _____ placebo
10. _____ placebo effect
11. _____ statistically significant
a. research that seeks to identify conditions related to particular events within a population
b. subjects in a study who do not receive the active treatment
c. a statement made prior to initiating a study of the relationship sought to be proved
d. changes in health or perceived health that result from expectations that a “treatment” will produce an effect
e. subjects in a study who receive the treatment
f. a study designed to test the effects of a treatment or intervention on a specific biological event
g. a finding that demonstrates that a condition causes a particular event
h. an analysis of data from multiple studies
i. an inactive treatment or “sugar pill”
j. research findings that likely represent a true or actual result and not one due to chance
k. a study in which neither the subjects nor the researchers know which subjects are receiving the active treatment and which are receiving an inactive one