Magazine article FDA Consumer

Take the FDA Consumer Quiz

Magazine article FDA Consumer

Take the FDA Consumer Quiz

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How many teaspoons of sugar are in a typical can of regular soda? Which government agencies regulate the way that organs and body tissue for transplant are handled? What do you call a temporary loss of sight that can occur when the eye is suddenly exposed to a blinding flash of light? What's the best available treatment for age-related hearing loss? To find oat how much you know about these and other health-related topics, take our quiz.

Hint: The answers to all these questions can be found in the May-June 2005 issue of FDA Consumer (and at the bottom of this page). Good Luck!

1. According to the American Dietetic Association, one serving of meat is about the same size as a:

a. standard-size envelope

b. deck of cards

c. shoe

d. softball

2. Which of the following should be reduced for a healthier diet?

a. saturated fat

b. potassium

c. calcium

d. fiber

3. About how many teaspoons of sugar are contained in a can of regular soda?

a. one

b. three

C. five

d. nine

4. Which of the following could be a symptom of dry eye?

a. a feeling that something foreign is in the eye

b. burning

c. itching

d. watery eyes

e. all of the above

5. What is the best available treatment for age-related hearing loss?

a. surgery

b. medications

c. hearing aids

d. pinning back the ears

6. What are the names of the three tiny interconnected bones in the ear?

a. …

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