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Health and Fitness Questionnaire

Test your health & fitness knowledge for a chance to win a pair of tickets to the Kobe Bryant Health & Fitness weekend celebrity basketball game in support of diabetes awareness

1. What basic activities can you do to incorporate fitness into your lifestyle?

  • Take the stairs instead of elevator/escalator
  • Replace French fries with a salad when eating out
  • Do sit-ups, push-ups, or stretch during commercial breaks of your favourite TV shows
  • All of the above

2. Out of the below options, which one is not a good idea if you want to maintain a proper diet?

  • Plan your meals ahead of time
  • When eating out choose foods which are baked, grilled, broiled, steamed or poached
  • Skip breakfast in order to maintain your weight
  • Eat smaller meal portions and eliminate sodas and sugary drinks from diet

3. What is the most effective way to approach a new diet regime?

  • Set a realistic goal for yourself weight wise
  • Incorporate exercise into your dieting regime
  • Throw away junk food and replace with healthy snacks
  • All of the above are effective ways to approach a new diet regime

4. How much time spent walking does it take to burn off a regular can of soda?

  • 10 minutes
  • 20 minutes
  • 30 minutes
  • 50 minutes

5. What is not a benefit of exercise?

  • Conservation of your energy level
  • Lowers your risk for serious health problems
  • Endorphins released put you in a good mood
  • Gives you more energy throughout the day

6. Type two diabetes can be managed and even prevented by which of the following?

  • Maintaining a healthy body weight
  • Maintaining a balanced diet
  • Taking a 30 minute walk a day
  • All of the above

7. How many people worldwide are living with diabetes?

  • 50 million
  • 120 million
  • 260 million
  • 370 million

8. What is the percentage of people who are living with diabetes and are unaware of it?

  • 10%
  • 30%
  • 50%
  • 80%

9. What are the factors that contribute to developing diabetes?

  • Being overweight or obese
  • Having a history of diabetes in one's family
  • Leading an inactive lifestyle
  • All of the above

10. What percentage of the adult population in the United Arab Emirates are living with diabetes?

  • 4.2%
  • 12.5%
  • 18.9%
  • 40.7%

Thank you for taking the quiz. We hope you learned some new ways to incorporate a healthy lifestyle into your daily routine, and ways to reduce the risk of getting diabetes. 10 winners will be chosen randomly and announced on the website on 22nd September 2013. Good Luck!

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