Quiz

Questions

  1. In a group of 8 children ages 2 to 4, how many children will be overweight or obese (according to the North Carolina Nutrition and Physical Activity Surveillance System)?

a. 1
b. 2
c. 5
d. 6

Answer: a.

  1. In a group of 5 children ages 5 to 11, how many children will be overweight or obese (according to the North Carolina Nutrition and Physical Activity Surveillance System)?

a. 1
b. 2
c. 3
d. 4

Answer: a.

  1. In a group of 4 teenagers ages 12 to 18, how many will be overweight or obese (according to the North Carolina Nutrition and Physical Activity Surveillance System)?

a. 1
b. 2
c. 3
d. 4

Answer: a.

  1. Why are our children becoming more overweight and obese?

a.  We eat more fast foods in our cars.
b. We eat more prepackaged foods.
c. We used to do more physical work, such as working in the fields.
d. All of the above.

Answer: d.

  1. Which of the following foods are likely to increase our weight and should be limited? 

a. Candy
b. Pastries
c. Soft drinks.
d. All of the above.

Answer: d.

  1. Try the 15 Rule. If your child doesn't like a food you serve, serve the food up to 15 times. 

a. True.
b. False.

Answer: a.

  1. If your child needs to lose weight, after school you should let your children do physical work before doing their homework.

a. True.
b. False.

Answer: a.

  1.  Which of the following should you not do?

a. Plan family hikes and nature walks.
b. Take children bowling as a reward.
c. Use food to bargain or reward.
d. Have dinners together and talk about family activities.

Answer: c.

  1. Children will copy their parents' eating and exercise habits.

a. True.
b. False.

Answer: a.

  1. North Carolina has an obesity epidemic (according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention).

a. True
b. False

Answer: a.

  1. What is the most commonly consumed vegetable among 15 to 24 month old children (according to the American Dietetic Association)?

a. Corn.
b. Broccoli.
c. Peas.
d. French fried potatoes.

Answer: d.