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The Sugar-fix Quiz

Test your knowledge of sugar, high fructose corn syrup calories and obesity.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The average American consumes how much high fructose corn syrup a day?
    • A. 

      6.7 teaspoons

    • B. 

      4.5 teaspoons

    • C. 

      9.3 teaspoons

    • D. 

      10.4 teaspoons

  • 2. 
    What percentage of Kentuckians are obese?
    • A. 

      29.2 percent

    • B. 

      31.8 percent

    • C. 

      34.3 percent

    • D. 

      33.7 percent

  • 3. 
    What percentage of Hoosiers are obese?
    • A. 

      29.6 percent

    • B. 

      30.2 percent

    • C. 

      28.3 percent

    • D. 

      31.2 percent

  • 4. 
    The average overall calories from caloric sweeteners rose what percentage between 1966 to 2005?
    • A. 

      24 percent

    • B. 

      25 percent

    • C. 

      27 percent

    • D. 

      31 percent

  • 5. 
    What human organ secretes hormones that affect the level of sugar in the blood?
    • A. 

      Liver

    • B. 

      Pancreas

    • C. 

      Kidney

    • D. 

      Gallbladder

  • 6. 
    There is insufficient evidence to ban or restrict high fructose corn syrup, some researchers say.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Not sure

  • 7. 
    Which product lists the main ingredient as high fructose corn syrup? - Meaning it is the first item listed on the ingredients label. Scroll to see all the choices.
    • A. 

      Heinz Ketchup

    • B. 

      Coca-Cola

    • C. 

      Mountain Dew

    • D. 

      Kraft Catalina Salad Dressing

    • E. 

      White Bread

    • F. 

      Pop Tarts

    • G. 

      Smuckers Strawberry Jam

    • H. 

      Powerade

    • I. 

      Campbell's Classic Tomato Soup

  • 8. 
    What product is proposed to be banned in some venues in New York City?
    • A. 

      High-fat snacks

    • B. 

      Big sodas

    • C. 

      Sweetened cereals

  • 9. 
    The U.S. Food and Drug administration recently said the name "high fructose corn syrup" could be changed to corn sugar on ingredient labels.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Not sure

  • 10. 
    What percentage of Kentuckians have been told they have diabetes?
    • A. 

      8 percent

    • B. 

      9.3 percent

    • C. 

      10 percent

    • D. 

      11 percent