Exam TipsNUTRITION 120
Exam Format 100 Multiple Choice and True/False Questions   Divided into 3 different sections   Each question is worth 1...
Exam Topics Macronutrients   30 MC questions   Protein, fat, carbs   Refer to review questions   Also, know how to do...
Exam Topics Continued Short answer section   15 questions worth 2 points each   Taken from entire course, including Foo...
Tips for Preparing for an Open Book Exam Study!   Even though it is open book, the more you know, the more    time you w...
Tips for Writing an Open Book Exam Open another copy of the course content before you start.    (Right click on My Home a...
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Nutrition and Healthy Living - Exam Tips

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Nutrition and Healthy Living - Exam Tips

  1. 1. Exam TipsNUTRITION 120
  2. 2. 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
  3. 3. 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.
  4. 4. 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.
  5. 5. 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.
  6. 6. 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.

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