Food Security In Durham! Trivia Facts Quiz

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Food Security In Durham! Trivia Facts Quiz

Food security is the availability of food and the person’s access to it. It protects the right that all people have in the way of obtaining safe and nutritious food. During this quiz, you will learn what risk factors are involved in food security, what percentage of the Durham region did households report food insecurity, and what aspects affect food security. This quiz can help you better understand food security.


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 the Durham Region (per 100 births)?
    • A. 

      6%

    • B. 

      13%

    • C. 

      23%

    • D. 

      26%

    • E. 

      32%

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

      8

    • B. 

      14

    • C. 

      16

    • D. 

      23

    • E. 

      28

  • 4. 
    What percentage of Durham region did households report 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

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