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  Salt
Updated 13 September 2004, 15.56
Crystals of rock salt

 

Question 1

Is salt good for you?

A: No
B: Yes
C: Depends how much you eat

Question 2

Too little salt causes:

A: Cramps
B: Dizziness
C: Confusion
D: All of these

Question 3

Most of the UKís salt is extracted from?

A: Salt mines
B: The sea
C: Sweat marks

Question 4

Too much salt causes:

A: High blood pressure
B: Heart disease
C: Strokes
D: All of these

Question 5

Whatís the chemical name for salt?

A: Codium Shloorite
B: Sodium Chlorite
C: Sodium Chloride

Question 6

The human tongue can only distinguish four tastes, they are: bitter, sweet, sour and

A: Salt
B: Mint
C: Sultana
D: Banana

Question 7

How much salt is there in seawater?

A: 2.6%
B: 12.6%
C: 22.6%

Question 8

How does most of the salt we eat get into our food?

A: Itís there naturally
B: We add it
C: Food manufacturers add it

Question 9

How many people in the UK are eating too much salt?

A: 700,000
B: Nearly 3 million
C: 26 million people

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