Food Security Quiz

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Food Safety Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz will give you an approximate idea of how much you know about food security in the region of Durham.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which risk factors are involved with food insecurity?
    • A. 

      Low birth weight

    • B. 

      Heart disease

    • C. 

      Type II diabetes

    • D. 

      Hypertension

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    What is the incidence of low birth weight in Durham Region (per 100 births)?
    • A. 

      6%

    • B. 

      13%

    • C. 

      23%

    • D. 

      26%

    • E. 

      32%

  • 3. 
    What is the incidence of diabetes mellitus in Durham Region (per 100 births)?
    • A. 

      8

    • B. 

      14

    • C. 

      16

    • D. 

      23

    • E. 

      28

  • 4. 
    What percentage of Durham region households reported food insecurity?
    • A. 

      5%

    • B. 

      9%

    • C. 

      14%

    • D. 

      28%

    • E. 

      34%

  • 5. 
    Which level of household income experiences the highest percentage of food insecurity?
    • A. 

      Low

    • B. 

      Middle

    • C. 

      Upper-middle

    • D. 

      Highest

  • 6. 
    Which marital status experiences the highest food insecurity?
    • A. 

      Married

    • B. 

      Living with a partner/common law

    • C. 

      Divorced or separated

    • D. 

      Never married

    • E. 

      Widowed

  • 7. 
    Which of the following population are key audiences that are at risk for food insecurity?
    • A. 

      Single mothers

    • B. 

      People on social assistance or Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP)

    • C. 

      School student nutrition programs

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    Which aspect(s) affects food security?
    • A. 

      Education

    • B. 

      Income

    • C. 

      Employment

    • D. 

      Housing

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    What percentage of Durham Region households reported food insecurity in the past 12 months?
    • A. 

      7%

    • B. 

      12%

    • C. 

      18%

    • D. 

      23%

    • E. 

      27%

  • 10. 
    Which of the following characteristics does food insecurity reported was reported more often with?
    • A. 

      Current smoker

    • B. 

      Obesity

    • C. 

      Households with children

    • D. 

      Self-related poor/fair general health

    • E. 

      All of the above