What Is Best For Health?

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Health Quizzes & Trivia

There are different ways in which we can identify what is good for our health and how we can live a healthy lifestyle. This quiz was created to measure the amount of knowledge students have on basic health topics. Play this interesting quiz now and see just how much you know about what is best for your health. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which one of these is an example of a healthy snack choice?
    • A. 

      Potato Chips

    • B. 

      Apple

    • C. 

      Candy Bar

  • 2. 
    Exercising regularly will do all of these except
    • A. 

      Manage your weight

    • B. 

      Reduce bad cholesterol

    • C. 

      Raise your IQ

    • D. 

      Promotes better sleep

  • 3. 
    Eating Nutritious foods is an example of good _______________ health.
  • 4. 
    ___________ health relates to the way you feel about yourself.
    • A. 

      Physical

    • B. 

      Mental

    • C. 

      Biological

    • D. 

      Environmental

  • 5. 
    The achievenment of high level of overall health is ______________.
    • A. 

      Wellness

    • B. 

      Self-esteem

    • C. 

      Attitude

    • D. 

      Welfare

  • 6. 
    ______________ means keeping something from happening.
    • A. 

      Control

    • B. 

      Watchful

    • C. 

      Prevention

    • D. 

      Independence

  • 7. 
    Drunk driving, smoking, and stealing are __________ behaviors.
    • A. 

      Natural

    • B. 

      Safe

    • C. 

      Adult

    • D. 

      Risky

  • 8. 
    The view you have of yourself is your ______________.
    • A. 

      Self-concept

    • B. 

      Esteem

    • C. 

      Attitude

    • D. 

      Emotions

  • 9. 
    The ability to like and respect yourself is _________________.
    • A. 

      Self-concept

    • B. 

      Self-esteem

    • C. 

      Self-analysis

  • 10. 
    A ____________ is a powerful chemical, produced by glands, that regulates many body functions.
    • A. 

      Hormone

    • B. 

      Neuron

    • C. 

      Protein

  • 11. 
    Mood swings, or _________________ are common for young people.
    • A. 

      Attitudes

    • B. 

      Let downs

    • C. 

      Emotional shifts

  • 12. 
    _________________ means refusing to participate in health-risk behaviors.
    • A. 

      Abstinence

    • B. 

      Refusal

    • C. 

      Acceptance

  • 13. 
    Your body's response to change is stress.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Adrenaline is a hormone that prepares the body for stress.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Extreme tiredness is _____________.
    • A. 

      Ehaustion

    • B. 

      Fatigue

    • C. 

      Stress

  • 16. 
    Healthy families_____________ their members, or provide for their physical, mental/emotional, and social needs.
    • A. 

      Help

    • B. 

      Control

    • C. 

      Nurture

  • 17. 
    ___________ abuse occurs when an adult engages in sexual activity with a child or teen.
    • A. 

      Emotional

    • B. 

      Physical

    • C. 

      Sexual

  • 18. 
    The ability to identify and share people's feelings is called _____________.
    • A. 

      Empathy

    • B. 

      Sympathy

    • C. 

      Love

  • 19. 
    People your age are your ________________.
    • A. 

      Friends

    • B. 

      Peers

    • C. 

      Classmates

  • 20. 
    You experience negative __________________ when your friends urge you to do something dangerous or unsafe.
    • A. 

      Emotions

    • B. 

      Peer pressure

    • C. 

      Feedback

  • 21. 
    Conflict is when everyone gets along nicely.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    A _____________ forms as a result of repeated acid attacks on tooth enamel. 
    • A. 

      Cavity

    • B. 

      Mole

    • C. 

      Crevace

  • 23. 
    Carbohydrates, proteins, and fats are all types of _________________.
    • A. 

      Minerals

    • B. 

      Vitamins

    • C. 

      Grains

    • D. 

      Nutrients

  • 24. 
    _____________ is a nutirent that provides energy, carries vitamins, and helps keep your skin healthy.
    • A. 

      Fat

    • B. 

      Sugar

    • C. 

      Water

    • D. 

      Calcium

  • 25. 
    Nutrients that help regulate body functions are called ____________.
    • A. 

      Carbohydrates

    • B. 

      Vitamins

    • C. 

      Grains

    • D. 

      Cells

  • 26. 
    Elements that help your body work properly are ________________.
    • A. 

      Vitamins

    • B. 

      Gasses

    • C. 

      Cells

    • D. 

      Minerals

  • 27. 
    You need 3 to 5 servings each day from the _______________ Group.
    • A. 

      Sweets

    • B. 

      Fruit

    • C. 

      Vegtable

    • D. 

      Starch

  • 28. 
    Foods in bread, cereal, rice, and pasta group are made from ______________.
    • A. 

      Sugar

    • B. 

      Meat

    • C. 

      Fat

    • D. 

      Grains

  • 29. 
    Foods in the milk, yogurt, and cheese groups are a good source of the mineral ____________.
    • A. 

      Calcium

    • B. 

      Zinc

    • C. 

      Iron

    • D. 

      Manganese

  • 30. 
    It is best to eat small amounts of fats, oils, and ________________.
    • A. 

      Vegtables

    • B. 

      Friuits

    • C. 

      Sweets

  • 31. 
    Energy in food is measured in ________________.
    • A. 

      BTUs

    • B. 

      Volts

    • C. 

      Calories

  • 32. 
    Eating less saturated fat is a good way to reduce ________________.
    • A. 

      Heart disease

    • B. 

      Stomach ulcers

    • C. 

      Stress

  • 33. 
    An eating disorder where people eat large amounts of food and purge by vomiting or using laxatives is _______________.
    • A. 

      Bulemia

    • B. 

      Anorexia

    • C. 

      Rubella

  • 34. 
    Exercise that builds endurance is ______________.
    • A. 

      Aerobic

    • B. 

      Anaerobic

    • C. 

      Fitness

  • 35. 
    Exercise that builds the ability to have short bursts of energy is called _______________.
    • A. 

      Aerobic

    • B. 

      Anaerobic

    • C. 

      Fitness

  • 36. 
    The average person should exercise using aerobic activities for at least 20 minutes _______________ times per week.
    • A. 

      20

    • B. 

      8

    • C. 

      3 to 5

  • 37. 
    How long you can engage in physical activity is called _____________.
    • A. 

      Health

    • B. 

      Sweat

    • C. 

      Endurance

  • 38. 
    The ability to use your muscles to exert force is called _____________.
    • A. 

      Force

    • B. 

      Strength

    • C. 

      Power

  • 39. 
    The ability to move body joints through a full range of motion is called______________.
    • A. 

      Stretching

    • B. 

      Mobility

    • C. 

      Flexibility

  • 40. 
    The average person should work on their strenght and flexibility through stretching muscles and building strenght using methods such as weight lifting or doing exercises like pull-ups and push-ups at least _______________ per week.
    • A. 

      3 to 5

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      1

  • 41. 
    An example of a strenght building activity would be:
    • A. 

      Walking

    • B. 

      Weight lifting

    • C. 

      Reading

  • 42. 
    An example of an aerobic activity would be:
    • A. 

      Push-ups

    • B. 

      Running 5 miles

    • C. 

      Sprinting 100 yards

  • 43. 
    An example of an anaerobic activity would be:
    • A. 

      Sprinting 100 yards

    • B. 

      Biking 10 miles

    • C. 

      Swimming 1 mile

  • 44. 
    Your target pulse rate should be 60 to 80 percent of your heart's maximum rate.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 45. 
    You should never stretch before you excercise.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 46. 
    Your entire body is made up of __________, the basic building blocks of life.
    • A. 

      Cells

    • B. 

      Water

    • C. 

      Molecules

  • 47. 
    The brain is one very important __________ in your body.
    • A. 

      Component

    • B. 

      Muscle

    • C. 

      Organ

  • 48. 
    The muscles in your body make-up the ___________ system.
    • A. 

      Circulatory

    • B. 

      Muscular

    • C. 

      Periperal

  • 49. 
    The heart muscle pumps blood through the _____________ system.
    • A. 

      Circulatory

    • B. 

      Muscular

    • C. 

      Peripheral

  • 50. 
    _________ is lowest between heartbeats, or when the heart relaxes.
    • A. 

      Pulse rate

    • B. 

      Blood pressure

    • C. 

      Stress level

  • 51. 
    The ____________ are key organs in the respiratory system.
    • A. 

      Lungs

    • B. 

      Muscles

    • C. 

      Kidneys

  • 52. 
    The brain is made up of billions of ____________, or cells that carry electrical messages.
    • A. 

      Protons

    • B. 

      Electrons

    • C. 

      Neurons

  • 53. 
    The stomach, liver, and pancreas are all parts of the ______________ system.
    • A. 

      Mucular

    • B. 

      Circulatory

    • C. 

      Digestive

  • 54. 
    Tiny threadlike pieces of matter that carry inherited traits are called _______________.
    • A. 

      Genes

    • B. 

      Cells

    • C. 

      Neurons

  • 55. 
    A(n) _____________ is an unhealthy condition of the body or mind.
    • A. 

      Disease

    • B. 

      Sickness

    • C. 

      Germ

  • 56. 
    Germs that cause diseases are known as _______________.
    • A. 

      Carcinogens

    • B. 

      Lymphocytes

    • C. 

      Pathogens

  • 57. 
    White blood cells that attack pathogens are called ______________.
    • A. 

      Neurocytes

    • B. 

      Lymphocytes

    • C. 

      Carcinogens

  • 58. 
    Your immune system produces chemicals called ___________ specifically to fight a particular invading substance.
    • A. 

      Antibodies

    • B. 

      T-Cells

    • C. 

      Blood cells

  • 59. 
    _________ is a good way to prevent the spread of germs.
    • A. 

      Taking vitamins

    • B. 

      Eating healthy

    • C. 

      Washing hands

  • 60. 
    People who have trouble breathing or tightness in the chest during exercise might have ____________.
    • A. 

      Bronchitis

    • B. 

      Asthma

    • C. 

      Allergies

  • 61. 
    A disease that you can catch from another person or animal is called a(an) ____________ disease.
    • A. 

      Non-infectious

    • B. 

      Infectious

    • C. 

      Immune

  • 62. 
    A thick, oily, dark, liquid that forms when tobacco burns is ___________.
    • A. 

      Tar

    • B. 

      Nicotine

    • C. 

      Carbon

  • 63. 
    _____________ is a poisonous, odorless gas that reduces the amount of oxygen in the blood  when inhaled.
    • A. 

      Carbon dioxide

    • B. 

      Hydrogen-oxide

    • C. 

      Carbon monoxide

  • 64. 
    The addictive chemical found in tobacco is ___________.
    • A. 

      Argon

    • B. 

      Nicotine

    • C. 

      Resin

  • 65. 
    You have formed a(n) ______________ when you physically or mentally depend on a substance.
    • A. 

      Addiction

    • B. 

      Habit

    • C. 

      Obsession

  • 66. 
    A person whose body can not function without a drug has a ____________ dependence.
    • A. 

      Mental

    • B. 

      Physical

    • C. 

      Emotional

  • 67. 
    A _____________ dependence is a person's beliefe that he or she needs a particular substance to feel good.
    • A. 

      Psychological

    • B. 

      Physical

    • C. 

      Emotional

  • 68. 
    Smoking can cause _____________, a disease that damages the tiny air sacs in the lungs.
    • A. 

      Asthma

    • B. 

      Arthritis

    • C. 

      Emphysema

  • 69. 
    Many children with asthma experience more severe reactions when they breathe ___________________.
    • A. 

      Secondhand smoke

    • B. 

      Carbon dioxide

    • C. 

      Oxygen

  • 70. 
    Decisions are choices that you make
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 71. 
    Happiness, sadness, and anger are____________.
    • A. 

      Expectations

    • B. 

      Emotions

    • C. 

      Attitudes

  • 72. 
    Your body's response to change is _______________.
    • A. 

      Attitude

    • B. 

      Reaction

    • C. 

      Stress

  • 73. 
    • A. 

      Neglect

    • B. 

      Abuse

    • C. 

      Punishment

  • 74. 
    A soft, colorless, sticky film filled with bacteria on your teeth is called _____________.
    • A. 

      Decay

    • B. 

      Rot

    • C. 

      Plaque

  • 75. 
    • A. 

      1-5

    • B. 

      2-3

    • C. 

      3-4

  • 76. 
    • A. 

      1-5

    • B. 

      2-5

    • C. 

      2-4

  • 77. 
    • A. 

      3-5

    • B. 

      1-10

    • C. 

      2-7

  • 78. 
    Too much sodium can cause?
    • A. 

      Weight gain

    • B. 

      Stress

    • C. 

      High blood pressure

  • 79. 
    Teenagers need lots of calcium which can be attained by consuming:
    • A. 

      Fruits and vegtables

    • B. 

      Milk, yogurt, and cheese

    • C. 

      Meat

  • 80. 
    Which of these is a healthy after school activity:
    • A. 

      Eating candy and watching a movie

    • B. 

      Playing video games

    • C. 

      Playing basketball with friends

  • 81. 
    How many glasses of water should we drink every day?
    • A. 

      6-8

    • B. 

      1-2

    • C. 

      3-5

  • 82. 
    One way to prevent spreading germs is
    • A. 

      Practicing good manners

    • B. 

      Washing hands frequently

    • C. 

      Wearing gloves

  • 83. 
    Drinking after someone is OK as long as you know the person.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 84. 
    When you are sick you should ___________________.
    • A. 

      Go to the doctor and stay home to get rest

    • B. 

      Come to school

  • 85. 
    This type of drug speeds up the bodies functions.
    • A. 

      Stimulant

    • B. 

      Narcotic

    • C. 

      Depressant

    • D. 

      Hallucinogen

  • 86. 
    This type of drug is a pain killer.
    • A. 

      Stimulant

    • B. 

      Narcotic

    • C. 

      Depressant

    • D. 

      Hallucinogen

  • 87. 
    This type of drug makes you see and hear things that are not real.
    • A. 

      Stimulant

    • B. 

      Narcotic

    • C. 

      Depressant

    • D. 

      Hallucinogen

  • 88. 
    This type of drug slows down the bodies functions and reactions.
    • A. 

      Stimulant

    • B. 

      Narcotic

    • C. 

      Depressant

    • D. 

      Hallucinogen

  • 89. 
    ___________ is bad for your lungs.
    • A. 

      Smoking

    • B. 

      Drinking

    • C. 

      Dipping

  • 90. 
    ____________ can give you mouth cancer.
    • A. 

      Smoking

    • B. 

      Drinking

    • C. 

      Dipping

  • 91. 
    Making bad decisons can result in ___________ consequences.
    • A. 

      Positive

    • B. 

      Negative

  • 92. 
    The best way to lose weight and stay in shape is:
    • A. 

      Eat a well-balanced diet and exercise daily

    • B. 

      Start the Atkins diet

    • C. 

      Skip one meal every day

  • 93. 
    Talking and working things out is a ggod way to resolve conflict.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 94. 
    Reading labels is a goof way to determine is a certain food is healthy to eat.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 95. 
    Accepting a ride from a stranger is OK as long as you have your cell phone.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 96. 
    All advertisements are reliable. Otherwise, they would not be on television.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 97. 
    The best way to find out information on a new drug is _________________.
    • A. 

      To check the internet

    • B. 

      To ask a friend

    • C. 

      To call my doctor

  • 98. 
    If you know someone who is being abused you should __________________.
    • A. 

      Tell a teacher or parent

    • B. 

      Try to help them

    • C. 

      Leave them alone

  • 99. 
    Always wear a helmet when riding: bikes, motorcycles, atvs, and skateboards.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 100. 
    Before taking medicine, always read and follow the instructions.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False