How Well You Know Probiotic Bacteria? Quiz

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How Well You Know Probiotic Bacteria? Quiz

How well you know probiotic bacteria? Bacteria can either be harmful of beneficial to animals and plants. The human body has millions of bacteria that can be found within it, which helps in carrying out most of the functions within the body, such as digestion. In this quiz, you will get to test out how much you know about these types of bacteria, their discovery and importance. Check it out!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    There are more gut bacteria than the total number of cells in the body.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The greatest number of microflora live in the
    • A. 

      Large Intestine

    • B. 

      Small Intestine

    • C. 

      Stomach

    • D. 

      Pancreas

  • 3. 
    Probiotics were discovered in the early 20th Century.  One of the early findings that led to the understanding of the benefits of our microflora was that Bulgarians who drank fermented milk lived longer lives than those who didn't.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Someone with gut problems like IBS should take a therapeutic grade probiotic (e.g. HMF Intensive or Innate 50-14) for how long until they see symptom resolution.
    • A. 

      3-4 weeks

    • B. 

      12 - 24 weeks

    • C. 

      6 weeks

  • 5. 
    Our neonate microflora drives the development of the immune system.  Without our microflora, we would have compromised immune systems.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Probiotics can help adults with the following:
    • A. 

      Irritable Bowel Syndrome

    • B. 

      Improve stress response

    • C. 

      Stomach ulcers

    • D. 

      Yeast infections

    • E. 

      General immune response

    • F. 

      Cholesterol production and breakdown

  • 7. 
    Caesarian Section Babies have great gut microflora.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Other products that pair well to support the gut function include
    • A. 

      Curcumin

    • B. 

      Antibiotics

    • C. 

      L Glutamine

    • D. 

      Adrenal response

  • 9. 
    There have been trials showing the positive effects of probiotics on the following: Infections Stress and Anxiety Antibiotic Resistance Candida (yeast) infections IBS Eczema and Allergies  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Repeated courses of antibiotics in children under 2 years of age have been shown to lower the likelihood of a child developing allergies by 70 percent.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Probiotics help the immune system by doing the following:
    • A. 

      Balancing the TH1/TH2 components of the immune system

    • B. 

      Supporting secretory IGA production

    • C. 

      Supporting T cell expression

  • 12. 
    Resident strains of bacteria are established by about 1 year of age.  Therefore if you get a healthy flora in the first year that person becomes biased towards healthy immunity for life.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False