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  1. What does the acronym “GMO” stand for?

    Source: http://winterridgefoods.com/what-exactly-does-gmo-mean/

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    Genetically Modified Organism
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    Government Military Office
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    Good Meal Order
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    General Meal Order
  2. In what year were GMO seeds first available commercially in the United States?

    Source: http://www.gmoinside.org/gmo-timeline-a-history-genetically-modified-foods/

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    1985
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    2008
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    1996
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    2013
  3. What is/are the reason/s farmers used GMO crops?

    Source: http://www.gmoinside.org/gmo-timeline-a-history-genetically-modified-foods/

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    Decrease pesticide costs
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    Saves time
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    Increases yield
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    All of the above
  4. What percent of foods in U.S. supermarkets are estimated to contain one ingredient that is derived from GMO crops?

    Source: http://www.gmoinside.org/gmo-timeline-a-history-genetically-modified-foods/

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    50
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    60
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    70
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    80
  5. Which of the following food categories is commonly made with GMOs?

    Source: http://www.pbs.org/pov/foodinc

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    Bread and bagels
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    Frozen pizza
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    Sausages and salad dressings
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    All of the above
  6. True or False: GMOs cause allergies, toxins, new diseases, and nutritional problems.

    Source: http://www.pbs.org/pov/foodinc/quiz/

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    True
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    False
  7. Are all GMOs bad for you to consume?

    Source: http://www.gmoinside.org/gmo-timeline-a-history-genetically-modified-foods/

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    Yes, they all have severe health affects
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    No, they aren't all bad to consume
  8. Which of the following is a product of genetic modification?

    Source: http://www.gmoinside.org/gmo-timeline-a-history-genetically-modified-foods/

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    Egg
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    Cheese
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    Tomato
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    A and B
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    All of the above
  9. Which statement is true?

    Source: http://www.onegreenplanet.org/vegan-health/10-scary-facts-about-gmos/

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    Organic crops are up to 60% higher in a number of key antioxidants
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    Organic crops do not increase the number of antioxidants consumed
  10. What was the first genetically modified crop?

    Source: http://www.onegreenplanet.org/vegan-health/10-scary-facts-about-gmos/

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    Herlex Corn
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    FlavrSavr Tomato
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    Lotus Peach
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    Hawaiian Pineapple
  11. How many countries utilize the genetic modification of crops?

    Source: http://www.onegreenplanet.org/vegan-health/10-scary-facts-about-gmos/

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    14
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    56
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    25
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    18
  12. In which country are the most GMO crops grown?

    Source: https://gmoawareness.org/gmo-facts/

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    China
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    United States
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    Brazil
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    Canada
  13. GMO labeling is mandatory in...

    Source: https://gmoawareness.org/gmo-facts/

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    A few US states
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    Canada
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    Every developed country in the world except the US and Canada
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    US and Canada
  14. Which percentage of foods contain GMOs?

    Source: https://factsaboutgmos.org

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    10%
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    25%
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    80%
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    90%
  15. Are genetically modified organisms good or bad for you?

    Source: https://factsaboutgmos.org

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    Yes
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    No
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    It depends
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