Quiz: Glycemic Index

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The glycemic index is a system for ranking foods high in carbohydrates regarding how much they raise blood sugar levels. Do you know enough about the Glycemic Index to get by? This quiz will tell you what you need to know. This quiz contains various questions that will help you know more about it, and after taking this quiz, you can be more careful in planning your diet to live a healthy lifestyle. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Glycemic Index is based upon
    • A. 

      A measurement of insulin in the body

    • B. 

      A measurement of carbs on blood sugar levels

    • C. 

      A diet that cuts out carbs

    • D. 

      A diet that is excess in carbs

  • 2. 
    The food having low Glycemic index is
    • A. 

      Banana

    • B. 

      Apple

    • C. 

      Grapes

    • D. 

      Raisins

  • 3. 
    One should eat food that are low in
    • A. 

      Fats

    • B. 

      Sugars

    • C. 

      Salts

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    The Glycemic index is determined by?
    • A. 

      Fibre content

    • B. 

      Fat additives

    • C. 

      Method of food  preparation

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    What is the best time to have low glycemic food?
    • A. 

      Breakfast

    • B. 

      Before workout

    • C. 

      Dinner

    • D. 

      Lunch

  • 6. 
    Glycemic food provides blood with
    • A. 

      Fructose

    • B. 

      Glucose

    • C. 

      Glycogen

    • D. 

      Hexose

  • 7. 
    _____________ is considered a high Glycemic Food.
    • A. 

      Banana

    • B. 

      Potato

    • C. 

      Watermelon

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    Knowing the Glycemic Index is good for
    • A. 

      Diabetics

    • B. 

      People who are overweight or obese

    • C. 

      Athletes

    • D. 

      Anyone

  • 9. 
    Which of these things have the highest GI?
    • A. 

      Dried fruit

    • B. 

      Fruit juices

    • C. 

      Vegetables (not potatoes)

    • D. 

      Yams

  • 10. 
    Eating foods that are low on the Glycemic Index will prevent which disease?
    • A. 

      Diabetes (type 2)

    • B. 

      Coronary Heart Disease

    • C. 

      Cancer

    • D. 

      Adult Macular Degeneration (AMD)

    • E. 

      All of the above

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