Fear of Foods Quiz

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Fear of Food Quiz 1
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* Question 1
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 | Prepare: Read pages 1 & 2 in Fear of Food by Harvey Levenstein.Question: The author refers to a phenomenon called the “omnivore’s dilemma.” Which of the following is best describes the eating habits of an omnivore?Answer| | | | | Selected Answer:|   Black bears eat trout, elk, and bison as well as berries, nuts, roots, and honey.|

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 | Prepare: Read pages 1 & 2 in Fear of Food by Harvey Levenstein.Question: Humans are omnivores and can eat a wide variety of foods from both plant and animal origin.Answer| | | | | Selected Answer:|   True|

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 | Prepare: Read pages 1 & 2 in Fear of Food by Harvey Levenstein.Question: What is the evolutionary advantage of an omnivore approach to eating?Answer| | | | | Selected Answer:|   Ability to survive on a wide range of foods found in different environments|

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 | Prepare: Read pages 1 & 2 in Fear of Food by Harvey Levenstein.Question: Matt is following a Paleolithic Diet consisting of fish, grass-fed meats, vegetables, fruits, fungi, roots and nuts. Is Matt an omnivore?Answer| | | | | Selected Answer:|   Yes|

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 | Prepare: Read pages 1 & 2 in Fear of Food by Harvey Levenstein.Question: Which of the following food groups is missing in Matt’s Paleolithic diet that consists of fish, grass-fed meats, vegetables, fruits, fungi, roots and nuts?Answer| | | | | Selected Answer:|   Grains|

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 | Prepare: Read pages 1 & 2 in Fear of Food by Harvey Levenstein. Question: What is the evolutionary advantage of an omnivore approach to eating?Answer| | | | | Selected Answer:|   Ability to survive on a wide range of foods found in different environments|

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 | Prepare: Read pages 1 & 2 in Fear of Food by Harvey Levenstein.Question: Which of the following best describes the “omnivore dilemma?”Answer| | | | | Selected Answer:|   A diet consisting of many different foods coupled with a natural anxiety about safety|

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* Question 8
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 | Prepare: Read pages 1 & 2 in Fear of Food by Harvey Levenstein.Question: Why is concern about food safety a natural outgrowth of an omnivore’s diet?Answer| | | | | Selected Answer:|   Wariness about unfamiliar foods reduces the risk of accidental poisoning|

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 | Prepare: Read pages 1 & 2 in Fear of Food by Harvey Levenstein.Question: In a market economy the consumer is removed from the food producer.Answer| | | | | Selected Answer:|   True|

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 | Prepare: Read pages 1 & 2 in Fear of Food by Harvey Levenstein.Question: Which of the following statements best describes how an industrialized food supply causes worry about what happens to food before it reaches the consumer?Answer| | | | | Selected Answer:|   Consumers have no direct contact with food producers and must rely on middlemen|

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 | Prepare: Read pages 1 & 2 in Fear of Food by Harvey Levenstein.Question: The author is most concerned about this particular type of “food fear.”Answer| | | | | Selected Answer:|   Fears fostered by trusted scientific, medical, and governmental authorities|

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 | Prepare: Read pages 2 & 3 in Fear of Food by Harvey Levenstein.Question: How did the decline in home food production and preparation foster food fear?Answer|...
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