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Egg: a quiz to disentangle fact from fiction on eggs

Test your knowledge on eggs by answering the quiz with 10 questions. Try to get a 10/10.

Do you think the following questions will be easy to answer? Mess with your brain and test your knowledge of edible eggs with our quiz.

Although eggs have a bad reputation since long, they are doing an amazing return even in the kitchen of people concerned about their health. See if the facts in our quiz you surprised or not. You can also test your knowledge in other quizzes.

We suggest you answer the questions by noting the letter as a piece of paper before comparing them to the correct answers (found at the end of the quiz). Come now to sort truth from fiction.


1) The egg can absorb flavors and odors in your refrigerator:
A: True
B: False
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2) A ring of green around the yolk of a boiled egg is caused by:
A: The overcooking
B: The use of spoiled eggs
C: thin eggshells
D: All of the above
E: Cooking in water with high iron content
F: Both A and C

3) The brown eggs and white eggs have the same nutritional value:
A: True
B: False

4) Eggs are a protein of lower quality than poultry, beef, fish:
A: True
B: False

5) How many omelets (from two eggs) were cooked in 30 minutes to set the record (entered in the Guinness Book of Records ) Manufacturer omelettes fastest in the world?
A: 35
B: 98
C: 380
D: 427

6) The egg contains all the vitamins listed below EXCEPT:
A: Thiamine (vitamin B1)
B: Vitamin C
C: Vitamin D
D: Folate (vitamin B9)

7) The majority of the fat in egg is saturated fat:
A: True
B: False

8) The nutrient content of an egg depends mainly on whether the eggs come from hens raised outdoors (chicken farm):
A: True
B: False

9) What is not a method for preparing an egg dish?
A: Poach
B: Benedictine
C: Brine
D: Mimosa
E: None of the above, all four are methods of preparing dishes based on the egg.

10) Because they are high in cholesterol , eggs (especially yellow) should be avoided at all costs.
A: True
B: False


The nutrient content of an egg depends mainly on whether the eggs come from hens raised outdoors (chicken farm):Answer to Question No. 1) This is TRUE. Eggshells have more than 17,000 pores. Keep them outdoors (not in an airtight container) in the fridge next to some salmon omelet can give a fishy taste at breakfast following.

Keep your eggs in the carton can keep them fresh and tasty. In a refrigerator, the best thing is to store the radius of the middle or bottom, but not on the door where the temperature often exceeds three ° C recommended.

Answer to Question No. 2) It is the F. Both overcooking and use of water containing much iron can give you an egg yolk colored green. Although you can eat it without harm, the green color does not look appetizing to the egg.

To prepare the perfect boiled eggs, place them in a pan with cold water to two-thirds (66%). Heat to boil your eggs. Then remove from heat and let stand covered for 12 minutes. After, drain and immediately place them in your refrigerator. Do not forget to mark them so that everyone knows they were boiled.

Answer to Question No. 3) This is TRUE. The breed of hen determines the color of the shell, but not nutrients. Brown eggs tend to be more expensive because it takes more food to the hens to produce eggs slightly larger, but they have the same nutritional value as white eggs.

Answer to Question No. 4) This is FALSE. Eggs are a source of high-quality protein. In fact, the only protein source is better quality milk. Amino acids are the building blocks of proteins in our bodies, and eggs contain all nine essential amino acids, those that our body cannot produce.

However, in terms of protein composition (i.e. how many grams of protein are found in 100 grams of food), the eggs are beaten by the beef, poultry, fish. 100 g of eggs provide 12.6 g of protein (31 g cons for lean beef, 27 g for salmon / tuna / halibut, 25 g for roast chicken without skin).

Answer to Question No. 5) This is the D. Howard Helmer holds the world record of the person most capable of preparing omelettes (two eggs in each) in 30 minutes. This proves that you can prepare an egg dish for a meal in a flash.

You might not be able to cook up an omelet every 23.7 seconds as Howard Helmer does, but you can certainly prepare a healthy meal egg for not as much than six people in less than 30 minutes. Try to nutritionally enrich your omelet with fresh vegetables (or frozen) such as chopped spinach, mushrooms, peppers and onions. Fill in the salsa to add some variety.

Answer to Question No. 6) had to choose B. The eggs provide a certain amount of all vitamins except vitamin C. cited the egg is one of the few food sources of vitamin D, and is a very good source of vitamin B complex. By consuming it; you'll get more of the mineral your body needs to function, including calcium and phosphorus to maintain bone health.

Answer to Question No. 7) This is FALSE. Approximately, 64% of 5 to 6 grams of fat found in a large egg is unsaturated fat. Much of this "good fat" is in the egg yolk, so that the egg white contains substantially no fat. A single egg will give you almost a gram of linoleic acid for healthy heart.

Answer to Question No. 8) This is FALSE. The terms "free-range", "fed by a 100% vegetable diet," "organic" are all on egg cartons these days. "Raised in the open air" does not mean that the hens are not caged, this does not necessarily mean that the chickens are walking outside. It just means they have access to an unclosed space at a certain time each day.

What eats a chicken is what affects the nutritional quality of her eggs. The label "fed by a 100% vegetable diet" helps ensure that no by-product of animal origin has fed laying hens. The "organic" label means that the feed given to chickens are organic.

Answer to Question No. 9) had to respond by E. All the A, B, C and D are methods involving this food preparation. Many Asians eat eggs pickled (soaked long enough in saline). The eggs Benedict is a way to serve a poached egg with bacon on the muffin or small pieces of bread.

There are over 100 other ways to prepare, making the egg a versatile food. Use them for breakfast, lunch, dinner or snacks. Try them fried (the side showing the yolk side up), boiled (boiled egg), egg cooker, poached, stuffed (with grated egg), eggs Benedict. Whisk vegetable quiche for breakfast. Wrap a few pieces of bread egg and treat yourself with a toast topped with fresh fruit. Mix boiled eggs in your salad or sandwich, or make scrambled eggs and mix them with your stir fry.

Answer to Question No. 10) This is FALSE. In the past, people thought that because eggs are high in dietary cholesterol, they are not a choice of protein good in the heart. However, since then, scientists have determined that saturated and trans fats are more responsible for a rise in cholesterol levels than dietary cholesterol. And eat an egg a day (which gives only 1.5 gram of saturated fat) is a good habit for most people.

While most fats are found in egg yolk, it is important to include them. Most vitamins and minerals, and 40% of the protein, found in egg yolk.

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