Test Your Food Allergies IQ

  • What are common symptoms of food allergies?

    Swelling or itching of the face, lips, and tongue

    Hives

    Wheezing

    Hoarse voice

    Runny nose

    All of the above

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  • Food allergy and food intolerance are the same.

    True

    False

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  • Which is a common food allergy?

    Eggs

    Fish

    Milk

    Peanuts

    Wheat

    All of the above

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  • If you eat something you're allergic to, your body will react within:

    2 minutes

    2 hours

    24 hours

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  • For some people, food allergies can be life-threatening.

    True

    False

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  • The only proven treatment for a food allergy is to avoid the food.

    True

    False

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  • Many children outgrow their allergy to:

    Peanuts

    Shellfish

    Eggs

    Tree nuts

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  • To find out if you're still allergic to a food, you should eat a small amount.

    True

    False

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  • People with food allergies should always carry epinephrine.

    True

    False

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  • If you begin wheezing after eating a food, you should:

    Induce vomiting.

    Call 9-1-1 and then inject epinephrine.

    Inject epinephrine and then call 9-1-1.

    Correct Answer
  • Fresh fruits are a common cause of mouth allergies.

    True

    False

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  • Which of the following may prevent food allergies in children?

    Avoiding certain foods during pregnancy

    Breastfeeding

    Introducing the foods during the first year of life

    Correct Answer