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

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

    Genetically Modified Organism
    Government Military Office
    Good Meal Order
    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/

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

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

    Decrease pesticide costs
    Saves time
    Increases yield
    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/

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

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

    Bread and bagels
    Frozen pizza
    Sausages and salad dressings
    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/

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

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

    Yes, they all have severe health affects
    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/

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

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

    Organic crops are up to 60% higher in a number of key antioxidants
    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/

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Source: https://factsaboutgmos.org

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

    Source: https://factsaboutgmos.org

    Yes
    No
    It depends

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