The Carbohydrate Quiz

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Question 1 of 8

Which list of vegetables is considered "free foods" because they don't have a significant amount of carbohydrates in them?

  • ASweet potatoes, corn, onion
  • BCauliflower, avacado, kale
  • CPeas, kidney beans, potatoes

Question 2 of 8

Estimate the carbohydrate count in this fast-food meal: 1 Small Chocolate Frosty, 1 Jr. Cheeseburger, and 1 Medium French fries.

  • A50 grams of carbs
  • B96 grams of carbs
  • C126 grams of carbs

Question 3 of 8

TRUE OR FALSE: If something is a plant and grows from the ground, that means it doesn't have carbohydrates in it.

  • ATrue
  • BFalse

Question 4 of 8

TRUE OR FALSE: If a candy says it's "Sugar-free," that means it's automatically very low in carbs, and I don't need to be aware of how much of it I eat.

  • ATrue
  • BFalse

Question 5 of 8

The best way to treat low blood sugar is with about 15 grams of carbs. Which of the following would be the best choice:

  • A6 glucose tablets OR 1/2 cup of milk OR 2 bananas
  • B1/2 cup of orange juice OR 4 glucose tablets OR 8 Ritz Crackers
  • C1 cup of Breyer's vanilla ice cream OR 1 cup of orange juice

Question 6 of 8

A dinner like three slices of pizza or something from a Chinese restaurant can cause a spike in blood sugar because:

  • AAll restaurant food increases blood sugar.
  • BThey're both very high in carbs and fat, which means it takes longer to digest, so insulin taken at mealtime may not be enough to cover you a couple hours later.
  • CThey're both very high in fiber and protein, which means insulin won't be absorbed as well into the bloodstream.

Question 7 of 8

Which has the most carbohydrates?

  • A1-1/2 cups of Breyer's Chocolate ice cream
  • B1 plain bagel with two tablespoons of cream cheese
  • C1-1/2 cups of of Kellogg's Raisin Bran

Question 8 of 8

TRUE OR FALSE: Having diabetes means I should never be allowed to have tasty foods like candy, ice cream and chips.

  • ATrue
  • BFalse