Hearty Health Quiz

Welcome to the Hearty Health Quiz! Take a few minutes to do this short quiz and put your knowledge to the test to see how well you measure up :)

Your health is important. Take advantage of May Madness to broaden your Health IQ and use it to try and incorporate a few simple lifestyle changes to improve your overall health and vitality.

Created by: Tania
What is your age?
Under 18 Years Old
18 to 24 Years Old
25 to 30 Years Old
31 to 40 Years Old
41 to 50 Years Old
51 to 60 Years Old
Over 60 Years Old
What is your gender?
Male
Female
1. People who are inactive are at greater risk of getting colon cancer.
True
False
2. Adults who live with a smoker:
Are not greatly affected by second hand smoke
Have a 10% greater chance of getting lung cancer
Have a 30% greater chance of getting lung cancer
3. Taking vacations:
Protects you from disease
Increases your stress level
Does not impact your health
4. It is recommended that individuals engage in moderate activity at least:
30 minutes, two times per week
30 minutes, three times per week
30 minutes, four times per week
30 minutes, five times per week
5. Sleeping can help you loose weight.
True
False
6. At what point in your warm-up routine should you stretch?
After your warm-up exercises
Before your warm-up exercises
This is a trick question - stretching should only be performed during the cool-down
7. How long should you hold a stretch?
Three to five seconds
Five to 10 seconds
10 to 30 seconds
8. What is the best way to treat a soft tissue injury, such as a sprain?
Ice the injured area for 20 minutes every two hours for 48 hours, and rest until you feel better
Work through the injury, since a good blood supply can speed along the healing process
Apply an ice pack to the injured part immediately following the injury, and rest the following day
9. What is the first symptom of dehydration?
Headache
Fatigue
Thirst
10. How much weight should you aim to lose per week?
Up to 1 kilogram (2.2 pounds)
Two to three kilograms
Three kilograms or more
11. How long should a diet last?
No more than two weeks
At least three months
Ideally, your whole life
12. How many servings of fruits and vegetables should you have daily?
2 servings
3-5 servings
5-10 servings
13. What is the maximum daily recommended percentage of calories from fat?
20 percent
30 percent
40 percent

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