Health Myths Quiz

Question 1

What substance some people consume alongside coffee is now considered responsible for coffee’s reputation as harmful?

A. Sugar
B. Eggs
C. Cream
D. Cigarettes

Question 2

This substance, which is generally considered harmful, reacts with certain brain receptors and has been shown to protect against Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s, boost mood, relieve pain, and lower suicide risk.

A. Saccharine
B. Cholesterol
C. Caffeine
D. Omega 3

Question 3

People who consume at least six cups of coffee a day reduce their risk of ________ by 54% in men and 30% in women.

A. Parkinson’s
B. Brain Cancer
C. Type 2 Diabetes
D. Alzheimer’s

Question 4

Despite coffee being regarded as promoter of osteoporosis and bone loss, up to how many cups of coffee a day can be had with no effect on the bones?

A. 4
B. 3
C. 6
D. 2

Question 5

Despite a long reputation of being bad for the heart, coffee is actually rich in this, which is making doctors consider the drink heart-healthy.

A. Calcium
B. Vitamin B
C. Vitamin D
D. Magnesium

Question 6

It is a myth that most body heat is lost through the head. Where is most body heat actually lost?

A. Body heat is lost at the same rate all uncovered areas of the body.
B. Mouth
C. Armpits
D. Feet

Question 7

Even though it is oft claimed that humans only use 10% of the brain, what percentage is closer to the truth, according to experts?

B. 70%
C. 35%
D. 50%

Question 8

There is no medical evidence supporting the need for eight eight-ounce glasses of water per day. How much water should you be drinking instead?

A. It is generally recommended to drink more than eight eight-ounce glasses.
B. No special amount, but at least four eight ounce glasses.
C. It is actually better to drink juices rather than water.
D. No special amount; most people get the amount needed through what that generally ingest.

Question 9

Taking vitamin C will not shorten the common cold, but what illness will vitamin C help?

A. Vitamin C is not proven to help any sort of illness.
B. Diabetes
C. Flu
D. Parkinson’s

Question 10

People who live in this type of living environment on average tend to weigh less.

A. City
B. Suburb
C. Abroad
D. Country