Dining Out: Good Or Bad?

8 Questions | Total Attempts: 133

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Eating Quizzes & Trivia

Take this quiz to check your knowledge on whether or not you are making the right choices when eating out.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Restaurants frown on special requests.  Asking for low-fat ingredients and less salt on your plate is a sure way to enrage the kitchen staff!
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    You will hurt your health if you don't eat everything on your plate at a restaurant.  Large portions are "in".  Clean your plate, or you're "out".
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    If you really wanted to boost your dietary cholesterol and your chances of a heart attack, which of these options would do the job nicely?
    • A. 

      Deep frying.

    • B. 

      Pouring on the gravy and dressings.

    • C. 

      Ending your meal with a high-fat pastry and whole-milk ice cream.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 4. 
    You don't need to strike all fat from you restaurant order to eat heart healthy.  But you do need to make wise choices with respect to the type and amount.  Which of these tips can help lighten the load on your plate.
    • A. 

      Stay away from fried appetizers and creamy soups. Being your meal with broth-based soup like minestone or gazpacho.

    • B. 

      Make sure your entree is broiled, baked, grilled, steamed or poached instead of fried.

    • C. 

      Order your dressings and sauces on the side so you can control how much you use.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 5. 
    Everyone knows the best way to start your day is with a heart-healthy breakfast.  Which of these options is a terrible way to start your day?
    • A. 

      A glass of fruit juice and whole-grain toast with low-fat cottage cheese.

    • B. 

      A bowl of whole-grain cereal with fat-free milk.

    • C. 

      A plate of pork sausage with white toast and whole eggs fried in butter.

    • D. 

      Don't eat breakfast. Sleep late and rush off to greet your day!

  • 6. 
    Fast food will kill you.  Never go to a fast-food restaurant. Ever.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    You can still increase your risk of heart disease eating at so-called "health food" restaurants.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    There are lots of heart-healthy ways to order Mexican food. Which one of these should you stop at the border?
    • A. 

      Fried tortilla chips.

    • B. 

      Veracruz or tomato-based sauces.

    • C. 

      Low-fat sour cream.

    • D. 

      Fresh salsa.

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