Cholesterol Benefits And Side Effects! Trivia Facts Quiz

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Cholesterol Quizzes & Trivia

Knowing the facts about cholesterol may moderate your risk for a heart attack or stroke.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Most of your blood cholesterol is produced by:
    • A. 

      Your Liver

    • B. 

      Your Pancreas

    • C. 

      Food Consumption

    • D. 

      Your Kidneys

  • 2. 
    Only adults need to have their cholesterol checked. Children can't have high cholesterol.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    All I really need to know is my total blood cholesterol number.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    You know you have high cholesterol when:
    • A. 

      You have a lot of headaches

    • B. 

      You start to gain weight

    • C. 

      Your blood pressure is high

    • D. 

      You have your blood work done

  • 5. 
    If I have high cholesterol, the only thing I can do about it is take prescription medication.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    High cholesterol levels put me at risk for:
    • A. 

      Obesity

    • B. 

      High blood pressure

    • C. 

      Atherosclerosis

    • D. 

      Diabetes

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is a major risk factor for heart disease and stroke?
    • A. 

      High blood pressure

    • B. 

      Smoking

    • C. 

      Family history of heart disease

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    Which of the following foods may hold a "hidden" source of cholesterol-raising fat?
    • A. 

      T-bone steak

    • B. 

      Eggs

    • C. 

      Bran muffin

    • D. 

      Broiled Salmon

  • 9. 
    I know what my HDL and LDL cholesterol numbers are as well as my triglyceride level and I know what I need to do to keep them in the low-risk range. I am on the right track.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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