What do you know about folic acid?

Take this quiz to find out what exactly Folic Acid is. Who knows, by the end of this you may be classified as a Folic Acid Genius! If not, just eat a few pieces of broccoli and try again later!

After you take this quiz, you will be 10 filled with knowledge that you will want to tell all of the important women in your life! So what are you waiting for!

Created by: spina08 of Spina Bifida Texas
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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?
1. Folic acid is a
B vitamin
C vitamin
a mineral
2. All women of childbearing age should consume at least _______ of folic acid everyday.
400 mcg
200 mcg
4 mg
3. Folic Acid reduces the risk for?
Spina Bifida
Preterm Births
4. You would need to eat ____ cups of broccoli to get the recommended daily amount of folic acid.
5. Neural tube defects like Spina Bifida ______ ?
are the most common preventable birth defects
affects more than 2000 births in Texas each year.
occur in women who have no histpry of Spina Bifida in their family in 95% of cases
occur more often among Hispanic women
all of the above
6. In the US ____ babies are born too small and too soon.
1 in 25
2 in 200
1 in 8
7. Being born premature is the leading cause of death in the ______.
first month of life
first year of life
8. In order to help prevent preterm births and Spina Bifida folic acid must be taken _____.
after a women becomes pregnant and has her first prental doctor's appointment
before conception and during her first trimester
during the third trimester
9. While it's very important to eat a healthy diet, the easiest way to get enough folic acid everyday is ____.
eat 2 cups of whole grains
eat 5 servings of fruits and vegetables
take a multivitamin containing 400 mcg of folic acid
10. Women between the ages of ____ should be taking folic acid every day, whether they are planning a pregnancy or not.
20 & 30
15 & 44
35 & 45
18 & 30

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