Transfats Quizzes

Vocabulary quiz

Based on transfats vocab

1. The type of foods that go into a recipe are called .

2. Potato chips and chocolate bars are examples of .

3. Food that you find delicious can make your mouth .

4. According to the article, too much fatty food causes .

5. Nine out of ten is a .

Reading comprehension quiz

Based on transfats text

1. Which of the following are typically high in transfats? .

2. What do transfats do to the body? .

3. According to the article, why are North American consumers more aware of their fat intake?

4. True or False. Some fat is necessary in the human diet.

5. What tip does the article suggest for avoiding transfats?

Grammar quiz

When writing in English it is important to use parallel construction. This means that all words or phrases in a series should be of the same word form.

EXAMPLE 1: "I love apples, bananas, and fast food."
NOT: "I love apples, bananas, and going to fast food restaurants.

EXAMPLE 2: "We ran outside, hopped in the car, and drove to the grocery store.
NOT: "We ran outside, hopped in the car, and to the grocery store."

Try to find the mistakes in the following sentences. Each of these have been changed slightly from the reading:

Spot the errors

  1. Does your mouth water when you think of potato chips, donuts, and eating strawberry pie?
  2. Processed, baked, and frying foods typically contain a high amount of transfats.
  3. Trans fat raises the bad cholesterol in your body and the good cholesterol is lowered.
  4. There are three different types of fats: saturated fats, unsaturated fats, and there is also transfats.

Answers

  1. Does your mouth water when you think of potato chips, donuts, and strawberry pie?
  2. Processed, baked, and fried foods typically contain a high amount of transfats.
  3. Trans fat raises the bad cholesterol in your body and lowers the good cholesterol.
  4. There are three different types of fats: saturated fats, unsaturated fats, and transfats.