Long Live YOU Quiz

Question 1

Walter Breuning is remarkable for what?

A. Inventing a longevity drug
B. Being the world’s oldest man
C. Being the world’s oldest man to climb a mountain
D. Inventing a breath-powered wheelchair

Question 2

In what state does the world’s oldest man live?

A. Montana
B. Washington
C. Idaho
D. Oregon

Question 3

Americans who turn 65 this year can expect, on average, how many more years of life?

A. 7
B. 26
C. 19
D. 14

Question 4

In 1950, how many fewer years did the average 65-year-old live as compared to the 65-year-old of today?

A. 3
B. 10
C. 5
D. 7

Question 5

As of 2010 the only method scientifically proven to stretch life span in mammals is what?

A. Both of these methods combined
B. Daily exercise
C. Rigorous calorie restriction
D. Nothing has been proven to stretch life span in mammals

Question 6

Which of these is NOT a prime suspect of age-related decline?

A. Telomeres
B. Free radicals
C. Antioxidants
D. Specific genes

Question 7

What is a “methuselan” species?

A. Animals that live longer than others in their genus.
B. A genus of animals that lives longer than others in their phylum
C. None of these
D. A species of long-lived dinosaurs that died out during the Jurassic period

Question 8

Which of these mammals that has a similar mass to humans lives as long as we do?

A. Brown bear
B. Elephant
C. No mammal with a similar mass to humans lives as long as we do
D. German Shepard

Question 9

According to the Guinness Book of World Records, the longest marriage of a living couple is how many years?

A. 75
B. 90
C. 85
D. 80

Question 10

In which state does the couple with the longest living marriage on record reside?

A. West Virginia
B. North Carolina
C. Georgia
D. Florida