Quiz: What's Your Score on Men's Health?

You got 3 of 6 possible points.
Your score was: 50 %

Question Results

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Question:

Multiple choice question

A serving of protein should be the size of:

a deck of cards

a softball

a notebook

a laptop

Response:

a deck of cards

a softball

Feedback:

No, a serving size of any meat is 3 ounces, approximately the size of a deck of cards. This is important to remember if you track your food intake because a typical dinner-size portion of meat can easily be 2-3 servings.

a notebook

a laptop

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Question:

Multiple choice question

The optimum amount of sleep you should get every night is:

4-6 hours

7-9 hours

more than 9 hours

however much leaves you refreshed in the morning

Response:

4-6 hours

7-9 hours

more than 9 hours

however much leaves you refreshed in the morning

Feedback:

While you do want to feel good in the morning, adults age 18-64 need 7-9 hours of sleep per night. Even if you get only a few hours of sleep and are functioning fine, you have begun a “sleep debt”.

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Question:

Multiple choice question

Which is a possible sign of Type 2 diabetes?

increased thirst

weight loss without trying

chronic exhaustion

all of the above

Response:

increased thirst

weight loss without trying

chronic exhaustion

all of the above

Feedback:

Yes! All of these are possible signs of diabetes. If left unmanaged, diabetes can have serious health consequences. If any of these symptoms are part of your life, see your doctor.

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Question:

Multiple choice question

At what age should you begin having your cholesterol checked regularly?

age 55

age 35

age 50

age 65

Response:

age 55

age 35

age 50

Feedback:

Actually, you should have your cholesterol checked regularly starting at age 35. If you are younger than 35, talk to your doctor about whether to have your cholesterol checked if you have diabetes, have high blood pressure, if heart disease runs in your family, or if you smoke.

age 65

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Question:

Multiple choice question

How much exercise should you get most days of the week?

5 minutes

10 minutes

20 minutes

30 minutes

Response:

5 minutes

10 minutes

20 minutes

30 minutes

Feedback:

Yes! You need at least 30 minutes of exercise daily. If you are not already physically active, start small and work up to 30 minutes or more of moderate physical activity most days of the week. Walking briskly, mowing the lawn, bicycling, and swimming are just a few examples of moderate physical activity.

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Question:

Multiple choice question

Eating a nutritious, balanced diet and getting regular exercise can help lower which of these?

Cholesterol

Blood sugar

Blood pressure

All of these

Response:

Cholesterol

Blood sugar

Blood pressure

All of these

Feedback:

All of these could be lowered with a balanced diet and regular exercise! Make sure your daily routine includes plenty of healthy foods and at least 30 minutes of moderate exercise most days.