Trans Fat

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I created this quiz to inform people about the negative effects of trans fat, it is a project I am working on for my Chemistry class. I included facts from my research and also included some of the most popular foods that contain trans fat. The United States is one of the most obese nations in the world and I would like to contribute to the solution by informing people about the dangerous foods they should avoid eating on a regular basis.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    People from what country consume the least amount of trans fatty acids based on an average calorie diet of 2000 calories per day?
    • A. 

      Switzerland

    • B. 

      United States

    • C. 

      Japan

    • D. 

      China

  • 2. 
    Trans fat consumption results in:
    • A. 

      Increases in Low Density Cholesterol

    • B. 

      Decreases in Low Density Cholesterol

    • C. 

      Increases in High Density Cholesterol

    • D. 

      Decreases in High Density Cholesterol

  • 3. 
    Trans fats are common in these foods:
    • A. 

      Milk

    • B. 

      Chocolate

    • C. 

      Margarine

    • D. 

      Peas

  • 4. 
    The Food and Drug Administration allows manufacturer's to declare zero grams of trans fat if the product contains...
    • A. 

      0 grams

    • B. 

      Less than 2 grams

    • C. 

      Less than 1 gram

    • D. 

      Less than .5 grams

  • 5. 
    There are some health benefits from consuming trans fat.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    In 2006, only 17% of Americans could name 3 food sources of Trans fat.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    To calculate trans fat, simply add the total saturated fat + total unsaturated fat, then subtract the...
  • 8. 
    Some food labels will try to deceive you by rephrasing Trans Fat with Hydrogenated Oil. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    High consumption of trans fatty acids can result in:
    • A. 

      Increased risk of heart disease

    • B. 

      Increased risk of heart attack

    • C. 

      Increased risk of having a stroke

    • D. 

      Increased risk of type 2 diabetes

    • E. 

      Obesity

  • 10. 
    Should trans fats be banned from all foods?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      People need watch their diets more carefully

  • 11. 
    Do you feel more informed about trans fat after taking this quiz?