Folic Acid 101

11 Questions | Total Attempts: 162

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Test your knowledge of folic acid.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Folic Acid is
    • A. 

      A water-soluble B vitamin

    • B. 

      A fat-soluble B vitamin

    • C. 

      A water-soluble D vitamin

    • D. 

      A fat-soluble D vitamin

  • 2. 
    Cooking and storage can destroy some of the folate in foods.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Which cereal(s) have 100% of the daily value of folic acid in one serving?
    • A. 

      General Mills Cheerios

    • B. 

      Kellogg's Special K

    • C. 

      General Mills Corn Flakes

    • D. 

      All of the Above

  • 4. 
    Enriched white bread has less folic acid than whole grain or whole wheat bread.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    95 percent of women with neural-defected pregnancies have family history of the disease.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Folic acid is important for everyone—not just women.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Women should take _____ micrograms of folic acid every day.
    • A. 

      100

    • B. 

      200

    • C. 

      300

    • D. 

      400

  • 8. 
    Brain and spinal cord birth defects occur during the first month of pregnancy.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Who should take folic acid?
    • A. 

      All women of childbearing age

    • B. 

      Women who are planning to get pregnant

    • C. 

      Pregnant women

    • D. 

      No one

  • 10. 
    Most women get enough folic acid in their everyday diet.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    The best food source of folic acid for pregnant women is:
    • A. 

      Liver

    • B. 

      Milk

    • C. 

      Oranges

    • D. 

      Oatmeal