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
ASweet potatoes, corn, onion
BCauliflower, avacado, kale
CPeas, kidney beans, potatoes
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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
A50 grams of carbs
B96 grams of carbs
C126 grams of carbs
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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
ATrue
BFalse
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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
ATrue
BFalse
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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
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
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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.
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.
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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
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
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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
ATrue
BFalse
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