How Safe Are You?

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Allergy Quizzes & Trivia

If you live with soy allergy or have recently been diagnosed, this quiz will help you know what to look out for and give you a better understanding of what is safe and what is not. When it comes to soy, food allergy labels are not clear so in order to know the truth, you will need to know more about food in general.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which ingredient could likely be derived from soy?
    • A. 

      Monosodium glutamate

    • B. 

      Magnesium stearate

    • C. 

      Soy lecithin

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    If the product is from another country and there is no soy or soy derivative in the ingredient list, the product is safe.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Glycerin or glycerine is derived from which of the following?
    • A. 

      Palm oil

    • B. 

      Soybean oil

    • C. 

      Coconut oil

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    If a product's packaging states 100% natural, then the natural flavors in the ingredients comes from natural fruit or vegetable flavors and is likely soy free.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    If there is extra-virgin olive oil in my lip balm or face cream, it is not safe for soy allergy sufferers. It is likely contaminated with soy.   Hint: Is Extra-Virgin Olive Oil Safe For People With Severe Food Allergies? 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    I am having an allergic reaction complete with hives, eczema, rashes and extreme fatigue but I have no idea where it could have come from! Help! (This link might help you)
    • A. 

      If you shower or bathe in the same tub or shower as other people, you might be having a reaction to the tub of your shower because of the products they use.

    • B. 

      You might be having an allergic reaction from that Italian restaurant you went to, even though all you ate was broccoli rabe sautéed in extra-virgin olive oil.

    • C. 

      If you drink carbonated drinks or ice tea, you're having an allergic reaction from the 'natural flavors' in your drinks.

    • D. 

      The answer could be any of the above.

  • 7. 
    Corn oil and canola oil are safe for me to consume.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Most ink used for printing on newspapers and packaged boxes is either made of soybean oil or contains soy protein. (If you're not sure, find out the answer here.)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    90% of biodiesel fuel is made from soybeans or corn.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Which of the following foods can cause a soy allergy reaction?
    • A. 

      Beef

    • B. 

      Poultry

    • C. 

      Fish

    • D. 

      All of the above