Questions for Quiz

Age 60 and over

Q1 - What is the recommended amount of physical activity for adults?
be active 30 mins per week
be active 30 mins per month
be active 30 mins 5 times per week

Q2 - What are the benefits of staying active?
maintaining flexibility and mobility
maintaining strength, meeting friends, staying happy and healthy
all of the above

Q3 - Which activities count towards being active?
watching television and driving a car
gardening, walking, cycling, swimming, heavy housework, any sports
sleeping and eating

Q4 - How many portions of fruit and vegetables should we all eat every day?
0
2
3
5 or more

Q5 - Which food is high in salt?
Ready Meals
Peas
Potatoes

Q6 - How many cups of fluid should you drink a day?
1 cup
100 cups
6-8 cups

Q7 - Which of the following contains a drug?
Coffee
Beer
Cigarettes
Alcopops
All of the above

Q8 - Which parts of the body are affected by alcohol?
Brain
Heart
Liver
All of the above

Q9 - Drinking too much alcohol can lead to an increased risk of developing:
Serious liver problems
Mental health problems including depression and anxiety
Impotence
High blood pressure
Obesity
Damage to an unborn baby if pregnant
All of the above

Q10 - Which of the following is not caused by smoking?
In growing toe nail
Heart disease
Lung cancer

Q11 - How long does it take for circulation and lung function to improve once you quit smoking
40 years
10 years
2-12 weeks

Q12 - Cigarettes contain 4000 chemicals. What is not in a cigarette?
Arsenic
Formaldehyde
Rice

Q13 - If you feel down and depressed it is best to?
Tell nobody
Tell a friend, family member, doctor or neighbour

Q14 - Which of the following symptoms are signs of depression?
Tiredness
Lack of energy
Difficulty remembering things
Physical aches and pains with no real cause
All of the above

Q15 - Which of the following helps promote positive mental and emotional health?
Taking regular physical activities
Eating healthily
Meeting with friends
All of the above