### Q:A bagel 20 years ago was 3 inches in diameter and had 140 calories. How many calories do you think are in today's bagel?

### Q:A bagel 20 years ago was 3 inches in diameter and had 140 calories. How many calories do you think are in today's bagel?

The correct answer is: C 350 calories

Explanation:

350 calories for a 6-inch bagel. If you rake leaves for 50 minutes, you'll burn the extra 210 calories.*

* Based on a 130-pound person.

### Q:A cheeseburger 20 years ago had 333 calories. How many calories do you think are in today's cheeseburger?

### Q:A cheeseburger 20 years ago had 333 calories. How many calories do you think are in today's cheeseburger?

The correct answer is: A 590 calories

Explanation:

You'll need to lift weights for 1 hour and 30 minutes, to burn the extra approximately 257 calories.*

* Based on a 130-pound person.

### Q:A 6.5-ounce portion of soda had 85 calories 20 years ago. How many calories do you think are in today's portion?

### Q:A 6.5-ounce portion of soda had 85 calories 20 years ago. How many calories do you think are in today's portion?

The correct answer is: B 250 calories

Explanation:

250 calories for a 20 ounce soda. If you work in the garden for 35 minutes you will burn the extra 165 calories.**

** Based on a 160-pound person.

### Q:2.4 ounces of french fries of 20 years ago had 210 calories. How many calories do you think are in today's portion?

### Q:2.4 ounces of french fries of 20 years ago had 210 calories. How many calories do you think are in today's portion?

The correct answer is: B 610 calories

Explanation:

610 calories for a 6.9-ounce portion of french fries. If you walk leisurely for 1 hour and 10 minutes, you will burn the extra 400 calories.**

** Based on a 160-pound person.

### Q:A portion of spaghetti and meatballs 20 years ago had 500 calories. How many calories are in today's portion?

### Q:A portion of spaghetti and meatballs 20 years ago had 500 calories. How many calories are in today's portion?

The correct answer is: C 1,025 calories

Explanation:

1,025 calories for a portion consisting of 2 cups of pasta with sauce and 3 large meatballs. If you clean house for 2 hours and 35 minutes, you will burn approximately 525 calories.*

* Based on a 130-pound person.

### Q:Coffee with milk and sugar 20 years ago was 8 ounces and 45 calories. How many calories are in today's mocha coffee?

### Q:Coffee with milk and sugar 20 years ago was 8 ounces and 45 calories. How many calories are in today's mocha coffee?

The correct answer is: B 350 calories

Explanation:

350 calories for a 16-ounce cup of coffee. If you walk approximately 1 hour and 20 minutes, you will burn the extra 305 calories.*

* Based on a 130-pound person.

### Q:A muffin 20 years ago was 1.5 ounces and had 210 calories. How many calories do you think are in a muffin today?

### Q:A muffin 20 years ago was 1.5 ounces and had 210 calories. How many calories do you think are in a muffin today?

The correct answer is: D 500 calories

Explanation:

500 calories for a 5-ounce muffin. If you vacuum for approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes you will burn the extra 310 calories*

* Based on a 130-pound person.

### Q:Two slices of pepperoni pizza 20 years ago had 500 calories. How many calories do you think are in today's large pizzas?

### Q:Two slices of pepperoni pizza 20 years ago had 500 calories. How many calories do you think are in today's large pizzas?

The correct answer is: B 850 calories

Explanation:

850 calories for 2 large slices of pizza. If you play golf (while walking and carrying your clubs) for 1 hour, you will burn the extra 350 calories.**

** Based on a 160-pound person.

### Q:A chicken Caesar salad had 390 calories 20 years ago. How many calories are in today's chicken Caesar salad?

### Q:A chicken Caesar salad had 390 calories 20 years ago. How many calories are in today's chicken Caesar salad?

The correct answer is: C 790 calories

Explanation:

790 calories for a 3 cup portion. If you walk the dog for 1 hour and 20 minutes, you will burn the extra 400 calories.**

** Based on a 160-pound person.

### Q:A box of popcorn had 270 calories 20 years ago. How many calories do you think are in today's tub of popcorn?

### Q:A box of popcorn had 270 calories 20 years ago. How many calories do you think are in today's tub of popcorn?

The correct answer is: B 630 calories

Explanation:

630 calories for a tub of popcorn. If you do water aerobics for 1 hour and 15 minutes, you will burn the extra 360 calories.**

* Based on a 130-pound person.

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Reviewed by Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD on July 23, 2010

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