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Chapter 15: Hunger at Home and Abroad
This activity contains 20 questions.
What is the inability to satisfy basic food needs due to lack of financial resources or other problems?
What is the most frequent cause of hunger in developed countries?
Which of the following countries is considered developed?
Which of the following households has the greatest risk of being food insecure and experiencing poverty?
One headed by a single woman
Located in a rural area
Income above the poverty level
No children in household
Which of the following states has a very high rate of food insecurity and/or hunger?
Which of the following is not a common cause of homelessness?
Lack of family support
Which of the following disorders may cause a person to lose interest in eating or having access to cooking facilities?
Seasonal affective disorder
Obsessive compulsive disorder
What is the term for boycotts or trade embargoes used by one country or international group to apply political pressure on another?
What is the leading cause of famine and undernutrition?
Lack of education
Lack of water
Insects destroying crops
Which of the following is not a favorable outcome of irrigation?
Increase crop yield
Diminished land values
Increased farm outcome
Which of the following groups of people has the lowest risk for developing malnutrition?
What is the global recommendation for women feeding babies?
Formula feed for the first 6 months and then supplement formula with iron-rich cereals
Breast feed for the first 6 months and continue nursing with supplemental foods through the first year of life
Breast feed for the first 6 months and continue nursing with supplemental foods into the second year of life
Feed with breast milk exclusively for the first year
Formula feed for the entire first year
Which of the following diseases is a contraindication for breastfeeding?
Which of the following does not contribute to malnutrition in some elderly persons?
Decreased sense of taste and smell
Which of the following is a physical symptom associated with starvation?
Hypertrophy and increased muscle mass
Excited and energetic demeanor
Normal pulse and circulation
Excessively moist mouth and lips
Which of the following is an uncommon illness in malnourished children?
Acute respiratory infection
Which of the following is a common vitamin deficiency among the malnourished?
Which food assistance program in the United States provides nutritious food to only at-risk women and children in an effort to supplement their diets?
Food Stamp Program
Child and Adult Care Food Program
What minimum temperature should water exceed for solar radiation to effectively destroy common water-borne bacteria?
What is a community food assistance location where food is provided to needy individuals and families?
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