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1

What is the BMI calculation:
a. using kg?
b. using lb?

a. Using kg:
BMI=kg/m2

b. Using lb:
BMI=(lb/inches2) x 703

2

How many calories (kcals) equals 1 lb/0.45 kg of fat?

3500 kcal

3500 kcal=1 lb of fat
3500 kcal=0.45 kg of fat

3

In calculating TEE by applying activities for daily living, which of the following represents light (1-2 days/wk) activity?
a. RMR x 1.375
b. RMR x 1.55
c. RMR x 1.725
d. RMR x 1.9

a. RMR x 1.375

4

What is the "cheater method" for estimating BMI?

Healthy wt person: 25-30 kcal/kg

Person w/ illness: 30-35 kcal/kg

Critical illness: 35-40 kcal/kg

5

In calculating TEE by applying activities for daily living, which of the following represents moderate (3-5 days/wk) activity?
a. RMR x 1.375
b. RMR x 1.55
c. RMR x 1.725
d. RMR x 1.9

b. RMR x 1.55

6

How many centimeters in 1 inch?

2.54 cm

1 inch=2.54 cm

7

What does EAR stand for?

Estimated Average Requirements

8

In calculating TEE by applying activities for daily living, which of the following represents heavy (6-7 days/wk) activity?
a. RMR x 1.375
b. RMR x 1.55
c. RMR x 1.725
d. RMR x 1.9

c. RMR x 1.725

9

How many inches in 1 cm?

0.3937

1 cm=0.3937

10

What does RDA stand for?

Recommended Daily Allowance

11

What are the BMI ranges?

Less than 19: underwt
19-24.9: normal wt
25-29.9: overwt
30-39.9: obese
40+: obese (extreme)

12

How many lbs in 1 kg?

2.2 lb

1 kg=2.2 lb

13

How many kg in 1 lb?

0.4536 kg

1 lb=0.4536 kg

14

In calculating TEE by applying activities for daily living, which of the following represents very heavy (6-7 days/wk, 2x/day) activity?
a. RMR x 1.375
b. RMR x 1.55
c. RMR x 1.725
d. RMR x 1.9

d. RMR x 1.9

15

How many kcals equals 1 g of lean/muscle tissue?
a. 1 kcal
b. 10 kcals
c. 100 kcals
d. 1000 kcals

a. 1 kcal