**Fast Food Challenge**

Question 1

How many pounds of French fries, on average, do Americans eat per year?

6 lbs

10 lbs

29 lbs

50 lbs

Answer: Twenty-nine pounds is about two medium French fry orders a week.

The image shows different sizes of containers of French fries ordered from smallest to largest.

Question 2

How much money do Americans spend per year on fast food?

About $1 million

About $1 billion

About $ 75 billion

About $110 billion

Answer: Americans spend about $110 billion yearly on fast food. That is about $350 a year for every man, woman and child in America.

The image shows a pallet of 100 dollar bills.

Image Caption: This is $1 million. It would take 1000 of these pallets to make $1 billion.

Question 3

Americans drink, on average, a gallon of soda every ____ days?

4 days

8 days

16 days

22 days

Answer: Americans drink, on average, a gallon of soda every 8 days. Over the course of an entire year, Americans will drink 45 gallons of soda. That translates to about 42 pounds of added sugar!

The image shows two 2-liter bottles of soda.

Image Caption: One gallon of soda is about two 2-liter bottles.

Question 4

Which graph correctly shows the percentage of American adults considered obese in 2010?

9%

18 %

27%

36%

Answer: About 36% of adults and 17% of children and adolescents are obese.

The image shows pie graphs that represent 9 percent, 18 percent, 27 percent and 36 percent.

Question 5

What percentage of the U.S. population eats at a fast food restaurant at least every other day?

5 %

10%

20%

40%

Answer: About 20%, or one out of every five Americans, eats at a fast food restaurant at least every other day.

The image shows pie graphs that represent 5 percent, 10 percent, 20 percent, and 40 percent.