CDRE Sample Questions

Note:  This Canadian Dietetic Registration Examination (CDRE) sample exam contains 20 questions.  Similar to the actual CDRE exam, each practice exam contains 185 questions.

1.

Which of the following individuals would you avoid recommending a low-sodium diet to?

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c.
d.

2.

A Registered Dietitian (RD) is looking at a sample population of 200 people and wants to determine the number of new cases of obesity over a 12-year period.  What variable is the RD trying to determine?

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3.

Carmen's Coffee is advertising this week, "Buy a coffee and get a second one for free!".  They are discounting the coffee by 50% in hopes they bring in new customers to buy their breakfast sandwiches for full price of $5.25.  What type of pricing technique is this?

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c.
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4.

Which of the following nutrient deficiencies is associated with delayed or poor wound healing?

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5.

A 53-year-old female has experienced unintentional weight change.  What is considered unintentional weight change risk for this patient?

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6.

Which of the following working environment is considered high risk in regards to professional liability insurance?

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d.

7.

A nutritional diagnosis should be which of the following?

i. Specific to the patient

ii. Clear and concise

iii. Related to all present problems

iv. Based on reliable and accurate assessment data

v. Related to the primary and secondary etiology

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b.
c.
d.

8.

What is a common oral health issue in older adults, along with the appropriate nutritional recommendation?

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9.

A registered dietitian (RD) tells the registered nurse a patient hasn't had a bowel movement in five days.  Which type of communication is this?

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d.

10.

Sample Case

Kevin is a 22 year-old male and has a fasting serum glucose of 150 mg/dL, HbA1C of 6.4, blood pressure of 140/90, LDL of 100 mg/dL, and HDL of 20 mg/dL.


Based on the given information, what can be presumed about Kevin's condition?

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b.
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11.

Sample Case

Kevin is a 22 year-old male and has a fasting serum glucose of 150 mg/dL, HbA1C of 6.4, blood pressure of 140/90, LDL of 100 mg/dL, and HDL of 20 mg/dL.


How many risk factors does Kevin have?

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b.
c.
d.

12.

Sample Case

Kevin is a 22 year-old male and has a fasting serum glucose of 150 mg/dL, HbA1C of 6.4, blood pressure of 140/90, LDL of 100 mg/dL, and HDL of 20 mg/dL.


Metabolic syndrome is diagnosed when a patient has at least three to five risk factors.  Which of the following conditions is not included in the determination?

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b.
c.
d.

13.

Sample Case

Kevin is a 22 year-old male and has a fasting serum glucose of 150 mg/dL, HbA1C of 6.4, blood pressure of 140/90, LDL of 100 mg/dL, and HDL of 20 mg/dL.


What type of obesity is associated with metabolic syndrome?

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b.
c.
d.

14.

Sample Case

Kevin is a 22 year-old male and has a fasting serum glucose of 150 mg/dL, HbA1C of 6.4, blood pressure of 140/90, LDL of 100 mg/dL, and HDL of 20 mg/dL.


What should be the recommendation for Kevin to reverse his metabolic syndrome?

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b.
c.
d.

15.

What is the preferred flooring material in a foodservice kitchen and why?

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b.
c.
d.

16.

A health program spends $100 per participant on nutrition counseling, which results in reduced medical costs of $800.  In a cost-benefit analysis, which of the following might represent an indirect benefit?

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b.
c.
d.

17.

Which of the following is not considered windertized oils?

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b.
c.
d.

18.

To help the team develop synergy, engage in client centred practices, ensure that it facilitates effective collaborative care, the collaborative leader must perform these two functions:

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b.
c.
d.

19.

Which of the following nutrients is added to enriched flour?

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d.

20.

A professor of health and nutrition delivers a lecture on macronutrients to a 40-person classroom of college students.  After the lecture, she provided a piece of paper to each student, which asked them to rate the presentation on a scale of 1 (very uninteresting) to 5 (very interesting) and write down the top three things they learned from the lecture.  What method of evaluation is the professor using?

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