Quiz

  1. The original food pyramid was adopted in 1992.
    1. True
    2. False

  2. The original food pyramid shows you that you should have more meat and chicken than anything else.
    1. True
    2. False

  3. The group at the top is the one you should eat the least.
    1. True
    2. False

  4. A serving of fruit juice is one cup.
    1. True
    2. False

  5. Some people wanted the pyramid to show that exercise was important and that you needed to watch the size of your portions.
    1. True
    2. False

  6. The new pyramid that started in April 2005 has horizontal stripes.
    1. True
    2. False

  7. In the new USDA pyramid, the thinnest stripe is yellow, and is for fats and oils.
    1. True
    2. False

  8. The part of the stripe, or band, that is near the top is for foods that are good for you.
    1. True
    2. False

  9. The person climbing the stairs on the left side of the pyramid symbolizes exercise.
    1. True
    2. False

  10. If you want a customized food guide, you can go to www.foodpyramid.com.
    1. True
    2. False

  11. Faculty members at the Harvard School of Public Health made an alternate food pyramid.
    1. True
    2. False

  12. The Harvard pyramid shows all the fats and oils at the top, where you should use them sparingly.
    1. True
    2. False

  13. The Harvard pyramid doesn't have a place for exercise.
    1. True
    2. False

  14. On the Harvard pyramid, all the bread is at the top.
    1. True
    2. False

  15. The nutrition advice in the Dietary Guidelines for Americans is changed every two years.
    1. True
    2. False

  16. The Harvard School of Public Health thinks the pyramid should distinguish between red meat and other kinds of protein.
    1. True
    2. False

  17. People who are lactose intolerant have trouble eating peanuts.
    1. True
    2. False

  18. The Harvard food pyramid says you should never drink alcohol.
    1. True
    2. False

  19. The Harvard School of Public Health recommends taking a multivitamin.
    1. True
    2. False

  20. It's a good idea to eat canned and frozen food because it's usually the same as fresh food.
    1. True
    2. False