QUIZ – GUT  Scores

1. The term ‘gut’ refers to:
D. Everything between a human’s mouth and anus

2. Good bacteria is passed from generation to generation:
True – babies are born with the mother’s bacteria

3. Chronic irritable bowel syndrome (gas, bloating, alternating between diarrhea and constipation) affects how many people?
C. 20%

4. You gut is home to about 1 trillion bacteria, weighing:
D. 3.5 pounds

5. There are more neurons in your gut than there are in your central nervous system.

6. The average gut, if stretched out, would be how long?
C. 30 feet

7. About 90% of serotonin (the hormone that helps make you happy) is located primarily in the:
A. Gut

8. Foods that are healthful for the guts of others may not be as healthy for your gut.

9. If spread flat, your digestive system could cover a:
C. Tennis court

10. You have more DNA in your gut’s microbial system, than you do in your body’s cells.