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Welcome to your Healthy Gut Module 2 Quiz

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  1. Bifobacterium longum SPM1207 is:
    a) Good for inhibiting oral pathogens in the mouth
    b) A specific strain of bacteria
    c) A specific species of bacteria
    d) One of the microbes in the stomach

2. Which of the following is not true?
a) Studying the strain explains the function of the strain only
b) Studying the strain tell us what the species does
c) The species contains multiple different strains
d) Each strain has more than one function

3. A decrease in short chain fatty acids
a) Is caused by a deficiency of resistant starch
b) Low levels of good bacteria
c) Is a cause for some types diarrhea
d) All of the above
e) a and c only

4. Detoxification in the intestinal tract
a) Contains Cytochrome P450 enzymes levels similar to the liver
b) Does not detoxify heavy metals
c) Increases levels of bile salts in the colon
d) None of the above

5. The benefits of good bacteria for the brain
a) Helps with pain reduction
b) Helps with depression
c) Improves cognitive function
d) All of the above
e) None of the above

6. Biotransformation is essential for:
a) Changing one vitamin into another
b) Mutating pathogens to beneficial bacteria
c) Converting harmful chemicals to something useful
d) None of the above

7. Which of the following is true?
a) Stress increases bad bacteria levels
b) IBS is a condition of the large intestine
c) Good bacterial is only involved in non-immunological actions
d) None of the above

8. 50% of the energy for the colon comes from
a) Glutamine
b) Propionate
c) Acetate
d) Butyrate

9. Acetate is
a) A process in Phase I liver detoxification
b) Helpful for cirrhosis
c) Is the most predominant fatty acid in the small intestines
d) True for a and b
e) True for b and c

10. Which of the following aids the brain gut connection
a) Fructo-oligosaccharides
b) Galacto-oligosaccharides
c) Ruminococcus bromii
d) Isomaltooligosaccharides

11. Which of the following statements is true?
a) A type of starch can convert to resistant starch when cooked and cooled
b) IMO tastes sour and has an acid ph
c) Resistant starch is found in fruits and vegetables
d) Less than 12 g of GOS cause flatulence

12. The following is true about residential bacteria
a) It has a genetic component
b) It is the only bacteria that can colonize
c) Develops in baby by the age of two
d) All of the above
e) None of the above

13. The following is true of transient bacteria
a) Ingested pathogens are transient
b) Probiotic supplements help colonize the intestines
c) Aspergilus niger is always harmful
d) Ingested pathogens are the sole source of issues in the intestines

14. The intestinal flora builds bone density by:
a) Increasing mineral solubility
b) Producing the phytase enzyme
c) Reducing inflammation
d) All of the above
e) None of the above

15. NSAIDs, aspirin, ibuprofen:
a) Help the function of the intestinal motility
b) Decreases dysbiosis
c) Lowers inflammation in order to repairs the gut lining
d) All of the above
e) None of the above

16. Which of the following is true:
a) Acute inflammation has been linked to depression
b) CFS sufferers have dysbiosis
c) CFS has a known cause
d) Gut dysbiosis is not linked to poor immune function

17. Heart disease can be prevented because
a) Saccharomyces cerevisiae, L. helveticus and L. plantarum all lower cholesterol
b) Intestinal microflora lowers IL-6
c) Good bacteria creates ACE inhibitors by fermenting protein
d) a and c are correct
e) b and c are correct

18. The following strains can aid weight loss
a) L. Casei and L. Acidophilus
b) L. Plantarum and L. Casei
c) L. Gasseri and L. Acidophilus
d) L. Gasseri and L. Plantarum

19. Immune tolerance refers to:
a) The ability of the immune system to tolerate pathogens
b) The ability of the good bacteria to render pathogens harmless
c) To the lack of the a reaction by the immune system
d) All of the above
e) None of the above

20. T-reg cells modulate immune system function by:
a) By promoting anti-inflammatory cytokines
b) De-activating immune tolerance
c) Are involved in the development of autoimmune disease
d) By not reacting to external factors

21. Which of the following strains have been shown to regulate inflammation?
a) B. Breve
b) L. Rhamnosus GG
c) L. Acidophilus
d) All of the above
e) None of the above

22. Which of the following statements are true?
a) Dendrites do not communicate with gut bacteria directly
b) Gut bacteria provides nutrients for the GALT
c) Il-10 is an inflammatory cytokine
d) All of the above
e) None of the above

23. Which of the following are true?
a) The gut helps the liver with glycogen metabolism
b) The gut can help prevent a fatty liver
c) The gut plays role for producing IL-10 to help protect the liver
d) All of the above
e) None of the above

24. Which of the following is true?
a) DPPIV aids the production of anti-inflammatory cytokines
b) Aflatoxins only affect those with a genetic susceptibility to allergies
c) Cytochrome P450 enzymes break down histamine
d) None of the above are true
e) All of the above are true