Fit for Business General Quiz - answers 1. Sunshine boosts the body’s product of vitamin D – essential for strong bones – but in the UK when is the ultraviolet light strong enough to make vitamin D on exposed skin? a. 8.00am – 10.00am b. 10.00am – 3.00pm c. 4.00pm – 5.00pm Answer………B…………….. 2. How many bones can be found in a human hand? a. 10 b. 35 c. 27 Answer…………C………….. 3. Which is not a weight-bearing exercise? a. Dancing b. Cycling c. Walking d. Tennis Answer…………B………….. 4. Why are some egg shells white and some brown? Answer……………………… The colour of the egg shell is dependent on the breed of the hen. In general, white hens produce white eggs and brown hens brown eggs. Up until the early 1970s, white eggs were popular in the UK, but during the late 1970s the number of white eggs began to diminish as consumers expressed a preference for brown eggs. Since the 1980s the British industry has produced almost 100 per cent brown shelled eggs, although several other countries still produce white shelled eggs. There is no nutritional difference between white and brown shelled eggs. 5. How many calories are there in an egg? Answer……………………… A medium egg has an energy value of 78 kcals and the consumption of one egg daily would contribute only around 3% of the average energy requirement of an adult man; 4% for an adult woman. 6. What is the maximum waist measurement for a WHITE or BLACK male BEFORE he is classified at being of risk of Diabetes? A.) 35 + Inches B.) 36 + Inches C.) 37 +Inches 7. What do you think are the most common reasons men have NOT to exercise? x Lack of time x Lack of interest x Lack of motivation x Lack of physical ability x Limited access to physical activity options x Weather 8. BMI stands for: a) British Monetary Institute b) British Mortgage Institution c) Body Mass Index 9. Which of these is not found in cigarettes: a) Arsenic (rat poison) b) Hydrogen Cyanide (gas chamber poison) c) Chocolate sauce 10. We should always try to enjoy a balanced diet, which includes mostly: a) animal foods: red meat, white meat and dairy products b) plant foods: vegetables, fruit, cereals, grains and pulses c) fats and sugars: found in cakes and biscuits 10 b While plant foods are not the only healthy choices, enjoying a diet based around these foods reduces your intake of fat and sugar. 11. Which of these contains the most calories? a) 100g of muesli b) 100g of cheese and tomato pizza c) 100g of standard crisps 11 c Muesli contains 330kcals per 100g. Pizza contains 235kcals per 100g. Crisps contain 530kcals per 100g. Portion size is the key here. 100g of crisps is almost four standard-size packets whereas 100g of pizza is almost one mouthful! 12. By law, how much alcohol can beer labelled ‘alcohol-free’ contain? a) None b) 0.05% or less c) 1% or less 12 b ‘Free from’ claims on food labels don’t always mean what you might think, so check the nutritional information labels and lists of ingredients. By law, alcohol-free beer can contain up to 0.05% alcohol. Beers that contain 1% alcohol must be described as ‘low-alcohol’. 13. How much alcohol does a large (250ml) glass of wine with 12% ABV contain? a) 1 unit of alcohol b) 2 units of alcohol c) 3 units of alcohol 13 c A 250ml glass of wine at 12% ABV contains 3 units of alcohol. As a standard guide, 1 unit of alcohol is 100mls of an alcoholic drink at 10% ABV.