Thursday, June 3, 2010;
Here are some sample questions from a quiz used in the Wellness for Life class at Rachel Carson Middle School in Herndon. See how many you can answer.
1.Which of the following food lists
includes all five food groups?
A. Milk, bread, cottage cheese, turkey, crackers, pie
B. Grapes, bread, carrots, turkey, oranges, rice
C. Milk, bread, carrots, turkey, apple,
D. Milk, bread, eggs, turkey, yogurt, rice
2 True or false: Basal metabolism rate varies from person to person.
3. The best way to
lose weight is to:
A. Cut your calories to 800 per day.
B. Increase your protein.
C. Increase your carbohydrates.
D. Decrease calories and increase exercise.
4.True or false: Diet is better than
exercise in planning weight loss.
D. All of the above
6.If you want to lose a pound
of weight per week, how many
calories, per day, would you have to
subtract from your normal daily intake?
SOURCE: From a quiz used in the Wellness for Life class at Rachel Carson Middle School in Herndon,
Fairfax County Public Schools