Food Truth: Behind The Veil

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Food Quizzes & Trivia

This is a quiz about foods and food labeling. Click on "EXPLANATION" for more information about each answer.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is “organic farming”?
    • A. 

      Tastes great, less filling

    • B. 

      A brand new way of growing food that was just invented

    • C. 

      Farming without the use of pesticides, antibiotics or genetically altered organisms

  • 2. 
    “Certified Organic” and “Organic” labels mean that the food is 100% organic.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    What about ‘natural flavors’ – they sound fake, but I see them listed as an ingredient in organic food. What are they?
    • A. 

      Flavors from natural sources, like organic fruit extracts

    • B. 

      MSG, also known as glutamic acid

    • C. 

      Beef by-products

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    ALL Beef Is Grass-Fed.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    What’s all the fuss about Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs)?
    • A. 

      We don’t really know yet.

    • B. 

      GMOs are poisonous.

    • C. 

      The technology was borrowed from aliens.

  • 6. 
    What percentage of food products in US supermarkets contain GMOs?
    • A. 

      Less than 15-25%

    • B. 

      About 40-50%

    • C. 

      More than 60-70%

  • 7. 
    What foods are most likely to contain GMOs? Here's a hint:
    • A. 

      Cheese

    • B. 

      Diet ice cream

    • C. 

      Salad greens

  • 8. 
    If the eggs I buy are labeled "cage-free", I know the chickens that produced them have been treated well.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Since I care about taste AND animal welfare, I should buy certified organic eggs instead, right?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    I have heard that plastic drink bottles are unsafe because of BPA. What is BPA?
    • A. 

      An endocrine disruptor that can mimic sex hormones, causing premature puberty in girls and some types of cancer

    • B. 

      A toxic chemical found in the urine of 90% of the US population

    • C. 

      A substance that is added to soft plastic to make it sturdier

    • D. 

      The reason your friends have those cool metal water bottles

    • E. 

      All of the above