Exam Format 100 Multiple Choice and True/False Questions Divided into 3 different sections Each question is worth 1 point 15 Short Answer Questions Each is worth 2 points
Exam Topics Macronutrients 30 MC questions Protein, fat, carbs Refer to review questions Also, know how to do calculations (e.g. If given the amount in grams, be able to figure out the kcal. Know how to calculate percentages.) Micronutrients 20 MC questions Vitamins and minerals Refer to review questions; know the functions and sources.
Exam Topics Continued Short answer section 15 questions worth 2 points each Taken from entire course, including Food Guide, BMI, exercise, DRI tables, digestion, macronutrients, micronutrients, risk factors, etc. General MC and TF section 50 questions Taken from whole course, including food safety, food labeling, weight management, water, wellness, chronic disease, digestion, etc.
Tips for Preparing for an Open Book Exam Study! Even though it is open book, the more you know, the more time you will have to research the topics you aren’t as familiar with. You may want to make hard copy notes to bring with you. Know the course content Be familiar with the content of each unit and what is found there. Bookmark important pages (e.g. those with definitions and formulas) so that you can find them quickly during the exam. Know the assignments Be familiar with the topics that are covered on each assignment.
Tips for Writing an Open Book Exam Open another copy of the course content before you start. (Right click on My Home and open in another window.) Bring in copies of your corrected assignments and any hand-written notes you made. Answer questions you know first. Save as you go. Remember that you can use external websites as well as the course content. Proofread everything before you submit. Be aware of the time You can have up to 2 hours. Don’t leave anything blank.