Test Your World Hunger Knowledge

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Test Your World Hunger Knowledge

Take our quiz to find out just what kind of hunger expert you are.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the number one risk to health worldwide?
    • A. 

      AIDS

    • B. 

      Cancer

    • C. 

      Hunger

    • D. 

      Malaria

  • 2. 
    Is there a food shortage in the world?
    • A. 

      Yes! Currently, the world only produces enough food for about 86% of the population to be sufficiently nourished.

    • B. 

      No! There is enough food in the world today for everyone to have the nourishment necessary for a healthy and productive life.

  • 3. 
    How many children under the age of five die each year because of poor nutrition? 
    • A. 

      600,000

    • B. 

      1 million

    • C. 

      3.1 million

    • D. 

      5 million

  • 4. 
    What Latin American country has the highest incidence of chronic malnutrition, with 49% of children affected?
    • A. 

      Guatemala

    • B. 

      Peru

    • C. 

      Guayana

    • D. 

      Brazil

  • 5. 
    What is the most critical developmental period for a child’s nutrition?
    • A. 

      From birth to age five

    • B. 

      Whenever a child starts eating solids

    • C. 

      From conception to age two

    • D. 

      From birth to age two

  • 6. 
     Deficiency in which mineral causes tiredness and lethargy, impedes cognitive development, and affects 40%-60% of children aged 6-24 months in developing countries?
    • A. 

      Iodine

    • B. 

      Iron

    • C. 

      Zinc

    • D. 

      Magnesium

  • 7. 
    How many of the world’s children are stunted?
    • A. 

      One in ten

    • B. 

      One in four

    • C. 

      One in seventeen

    • D. 

      One in one hundred

  • 8. 
    What continent has the most hungry people?
    • A. 

      Africa

    • B. 

      South America

    • C. 

      Asia

    • D. 

      Europe

  • 9. 
    If women farmers had the same access to education and resources as men, the number of hungry in the world could be reduced by up to 
    • A. 

      900,000

    • B. 

      500 million

    • C. 

      75 million

    • D. 

      150 million

  • 10. 
    Deficiency in which vitamin weakens the immune systems of 140 million preschool children and more than seven million pregnant women, and is also a leading cause of child blindness across developing countries?
    • A. 

      Vitamin B

    • B. 

      Vitamin D

    • C. 

      Vitamin C

    • D. 

      Vitamin A

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