Food Active Sugar Awareness Quiz

Beth Bradshaw
Quiz by Beth Bradshaw, updated more than 1 year ago
Beth Bradshaw
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Take this sugar awareness quiz to test your knowledge on sugar in the diet on Sugar Awareness Week (30th October - 5th November)
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Question 1

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What are 'free' sugars?
Answer
  • Sugars added to foods during processing and those naturally present in honey, syrups and unsweetened fruit juices but EXCLUDING sugars found in milk products.
  • Sugars added to foods during processing but not those naturally present in fruits, honey and milk products.
  • Only sugars which are only found naturally in fruits, honey and milk products
  • Sugars added to foods in processing and those naturally present in honey, syrups and unsweetened fruit juices but INCLUDING lactose (milk sugars) found in milk and milk products.

Question 2

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What percentage of our daily intake of calories should come from free sugars?
Answer
  • 5%
  • 10%
  • 2.5%
  • 15%

Question 3

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How much sugar do adults consume daily in the UK?
Answer
  • 58g
  • 66g
  • 48g
  • 36g

Question 4

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How much sugar are adults in the UK advised to consume per day?
Answer
  • 35g
  • 40g
  • 30g
  • 45g

Question 5

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What is the biggest contributor to added sugar intake in adults in the UK?
Answer
  • Soft drinks
  • Sweets, jams and table sugar
  • Alcohol
  • Cereals, cakes and biscuits
  • Milk products

Question 6

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How can you tell on traffic light labeling that a product is HIGH in sugar?
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  • More than 22.5g of sugar per 100g
  • More than 30.5g of sugar per 100g
  • More than 17.5g of sugar per 100g
  • More than 36.5g of sugar per 100g

Question 7

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All the sugar found in fruit juice, such as orange juice, is always naturally present.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 8

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The natural sugar in some fruit, including apples, has increased as new varieties (including Pink Lady, Fuji and Jazz) are bred to satisfy our desire for greater sweetness
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 9

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Honey is healthier for you than table sugar.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 10

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How much sugar does a Sweet Chilli Chicken Wrap from Tesco's contain?
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  • 10g
  • 16g
  • 20g
  • 6g

Question 11

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How much sugar does Sainsbury's Mediterrean Vegetable Pasta, Be Good To Yourself meal for one contain?
Answer
  • 0g
  • 4g
  • 12g
  • 15g
  • 22g

Question 12

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How much sugar does a 100g serving of 0% Fat Yeo Valley Vanilla yogurt contain?
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  • 4.5g
  • 9.5g
  • 12.5
  • 14.5

Question 13

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How much sugar does one Sainsbury's Red Berry Granola Bar contain? (42g)
Answer
  • 4.6g
  • 6.2g
  • 10.2g
  • 14.6g

Question 14

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Which of the following health conditions has excessive consumption of sugar been linked to? Please tick all the apply.
Answer
  • Obesity
  • Type 2 Diabetes
  • Poor Dental Health
  • Heart Disease
  • Some Cancers
  • Fatty Liver Disease

Question 15

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What does the Government recommend we do to cut down our sugar intake?
Answer
  • Limit consumption of free sugars, especially sugary drinks
  • Cut out sugar from the diet completely
  • Stop eating fruit as it contains lots of sugar
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