CPE Quiz: May/June 2015

Continuing Professional Education quizzes offer dietetics professionals the opportunity to earn CPE credit. Food & Nutrition offers 2.0 CPE hours via a self study (not professional reading) for completing the entire issue. Quiz questions reflect a series of articles, not a single article.

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  2. Answer all of the quiz questions.
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  6. Print and fill out the certificate for your records. Retain a copy for your portfolio and licensure needs. Food & Nutrition will have your participation on file for seven (7) years.
  7. Registered Dietitian Nutritionists (RDNs) and Dietetic Technicians, Registered (DTRs) will need to manually log this activity in the Step 4 CPE Activity Log. It is up to the practitioner to determine which learning needs code is most appropriate for his or her portfolio.

Release Date   4/29/2015
Quiz Expiration Date 4/29/2018
Estimated time to complete activity    2.0 hrs
Quiz CPE credits 2.0 hrs
Quiz Activity Type 720


Educational Objectives

This CPE quiz covers the following articles:

  • Urban Orchards From The Ground Up
  • The Facts About Fruit Juice
  • Microbiome: The Garden Within
  • Spectacular Stone Fruits
  • Organic Foods Go Mainstream
  • Not Just Another Food Fight
  • Savor: Cinnamon

At the conclusion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Explain why antibiotic resistant bacteria are a concern and where they may be found.
  • Describe the human microbiome and list two factors that influence it.
  • Provide an example of what is driving the demand for organic foods.
  • Detail a health benefit of urban orchards.
  • Summarize the concerns about fruit juice in the diet.
  • List three examples of a stone fruit.
  • Compare the two general types of cinnamon.


CDR Registration Number

1. The evidence showing the correlation between fruit juice intake and instances of obesity and diabetes is:

A. Positive
B. Negative
C. Mixed

2. This is a surprising type of stone fruit:

A. Apple
B. Almond
C. Coconut
D. Avocado

3. The essential oil cinnamaldehyde has been shown to have these properties:

A. Anti-inflammatory
B. Antibiotic
C. Antibacterial
D. Anti-arthric

4. Studies show that connecting to green space may provide this benefit:

A. Reduction in children’s ADHD symptoms
B. Lowering of LDL cholesterol levels
C. Reversal macular degeneration in older adults
D. Increase in lung capacity in those with asthma

5. More than ___ percent of the fruits and vegetables sold in the U.S. are now organic.

A. 5
B. 10
C. 15
D. 20

6. The USDA organic designation includes guidelines about this factor:

A. Healthfulness
B. Safety
C. Nutrition
D. Processing

7. This country was the first to implement a sustained and comprehensive response to antibiotic overuse and resistance.

A. Argentina
B. England
C. Denmark
D. Japan

8. True or false: Meat or poultry marketed as "antibiotic free" means the animals were raised without antibiotics.

A. True
B. False

9. By this age, microbiota are believed to resemble that of an adult.

A. 2
B. 12
C. 5
D. 15

10. IBS typically features low levels of this type of beneficial bacteria in the gut:

A. Lactobacillus
B. L. reuteri
C. B. longum
D. Bifidobacterium




1. C
2. B
3. C
4. A
5. B
6. D
7. C
9. A
10. D