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Hydration quiz and answers

A quiz looking at hydration.

1 Approximately what percentage of water comes from foods?

0%

10%

15%

20%

2. Which of the following is recommended to be consumed the most frequently?

Water

Milk

Sugary drinks

Sports and energy drinks

3 Why is it recommended that children avoid sugary drinks?

They contain less fluid

The sugar can potentially damage teeth

They do not contain caffeine

They contain more vitamins

6 Which of the following are likely to increase your fluid requirements?

A cold day

Partaking in vigorous exercise

Watching TV

All of the above

5 Which of the following are functions of water in the body?

It is the main component of saliva

It helps get rid of waste

It helps regulate body temperature

All of the above

6. True or false? Humans can survive longer without food than without fluids. 

True

False

7. True or false? Fluid based drinks such as tea or milk count towards your daily fluid intake. 

True

False

8. How many glasses of fluid is it recommended to consume daily? 

2-3

3-4

4-6

6-8

9. Which of the following are symptoms of dehydration? 

Headaches

Alertness

Pale urine

All of the above

10. Which of the following groups is at increased risk of dehydration? 

Older adults

Children

Those who are very physically active

All of the above

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