What Is Wrong With Being Overweight/Obese?

11 Questions | Total Attempts: 414

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Overweight Quizzes & Trivia

Select the correct answer from the questions below. All questions are multiple choice and true/false. There is only one correct answer for each question


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    People who are overweight as children are likely to be overweight as adults?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    A type of heart disease, arteriosclerosis (the hardening of the arteries) puts a strain on the body causing what disease?
    • A. 

      Whooping cough

    • B. 

      Hypertension

    • C. 

      Cavities

    • D. 

      Diarrhea

    • E. 

      Kidney stones

  • 3. 
    Heart disease is most common in what race
  • 4. 
    Heart disease kills more people than cancer
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    People with too much insulin being produced in the body can develop what disease
    • A. 

      Shin splints

    • B. 

      Laryngitis

    • C. 

      Gonorrhea

    • D. 

      Diabetes

  • 6. 
    The Center for Disease and Control (CDC) has classified the increase of obesity among the US population as an epidemic
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Kids who start out overweight are more likely to develop psychosocial dysfunctional problems as they age
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    List one area on the body that can develop orthopedic complications related to being overweight
  • 9. 
    Living in which region of the US can increase the prevalence of overweight populations
    • A. 

      The west coast

    • B. 

      The north east

    • C. 

      The South

    • D. 

      Hawaii

  • 10. 
    Physical Education is on the increase in schools across america
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Most public health interventions for overweight prevention in children are conducted through the schools
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False