Are You a Metabolism Master?

Do you know everything there is to know about metabolism? Do you fancy yourself a metabolism master? Take these 12 questions and put your knowledge to the test!
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What exactly is your metabolism?
The process your body uses to acquire energy from food and drinks
The organ used to process calories
The way in which one gains and loses weight
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Calories are combined with what in the process of metabolism?
Water
Oxygen
Nitrogen
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What does your body need energy for?
Moving
Not moving
Both
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What does not require energy?
Repairing cells
Fluctuating hormone levels
Neither
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What are some things that influence your basal metabolic rate?
Your shoe size
Your activity level and fitness
Your size, age, and sex
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Why would your age influence metabolic rate?
You begin to shrink
You tend to do less
Your muscle turns to fat
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Who generally burns more calories?
Men
Women
They're generally the same
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How much of your daily calorie burn goes to your basal metabolism?
50 percent
25 percent
70 percent
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Does the amount of calories your body burn in thermogenesis fluctuate?
Yes
No
Never
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What can help you to burn calories?
Eating less
Meditation
Physical activity
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True or false: Weight gain is typically due to a slow metabolism.
True
False
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What is one disease that may cause the metabolism to slow?
Hypothyroidism
Hyperthyroidism
Pneumonia
Result
Unfortunately this quiz revealed that you're not exactly a master when it comes to metabolism! While you may know the basics, you're far from being crowned the world's foremost expert on metabolism and fitness. Fret not, what's important is that you probably learned something new. In that, there is no failure!

C+, Metabolism Meltdown

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When it comes to metabolism, you're a true maestro! While there may be a few points of the metabolism that you're not clear on just yet, your knowledge far exceeds that of the average American taking this quiz. Give yourself a pat on the back for a job well done. You've earned it!

B+, Metabolism Maestro

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You're a true metabolism master! There's no doubt about it, you know the human metabolism better than just about anyone else. Knowing about how the body works isn't just important, it's essential. You know this best! Now go ahead and brag a little, you've truly earned it!

A+, Metabolism Master

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1
What exactly is your metabolism?
The process your body uses to acquire energy from food and drinks
The organ used to process calories
The way in which one gains and loses weight
2
Calories are combined with what in the process of metabolism?
Water
Oxygen
Nitrogen
3
What does your body need energy for?
Moving
Not moving
Both
4
What does not require energy?
Repairing cells
Fluctuating hormone levels
Neither
5
What are some things that influence your basal metabolic rate?
Your shoe size
Your activity level and fitness
Your size, age, and sex
6
Why would your age influence metabolic rate?
You begin to shrink
You tend to do less
Your muscle turns to fat
7
Who generally burns more calories?
Men
Women
They're generally the same
8
How much of your daily calorie burn goes to your basal metabolism?
50 percent
25 percent
70 percent
9
Does the amount of calories your body burn in thermogenesis fluctuate?
Yes
No
Never
10
What can help you to burn calories?
Eating less
Meditation
Physical activity
11
True or false: Weight gain is typically due to a slow metabolism.
True
False
12
What is one disease that may cause the metabolism to slow?
Hypothyroidism
Hyperthyroidism
Pneumonia