Kidney Quiz

Get started! Take our Kidney Quiz!

    How many kidneys are normally found in your body?

    • A One
    • B Two
    • C Four

    Where are your kidneys located?

    • A Just below your ribs
    • B On the right side of your chest
    • C Below your belly button

    How big are your kidneys?

    • A The size of a pea
    • B The size of a soccer ball
    • C The size of an adult fist

    What do your kidneys do?

    • A Help to remove waste and fluid your body does not need
    • B Help to control blood pressure
    • C Help with making red blood cells
    • D Help to keep bones strong
    • E All of the above

    What are the risk factors for kidney disease?

    • A Diabetes
    • B High blood pressure
    • C Family history of kidney disease.
    • D Heart disease
    • E All of the above

    What do you need to do if you are at risk for kidney disease?

    • A Ask your neighbor
    • B Ignore it
    • C Get a blood and urine test from a nurse or doctor

    A healthy diet for preventing kidney disease is:

    • A Diet soda and low fat foods
    • B A balanced intake of all 4 food groups (milk, meat, fruits & vegetables and grains)
    • C No red meat

    How can physical exercise keep your kidneys healthy?

    • A Makes bones & muscles stronger
    • B Lowers risk of heart problems
    • C Lowers blood pressure
    • D All of the above

    What is a sign of kidney disease?

    • A Foaming, tea coloured, bloody or cloudy urine
    • B Sore lower back
    • C A runny nose

    What can I do to keep my kidneys healthy?

    • A Go on a vacation
    • B Drink red wine
    • C Eat healthy, be active, do not smoke, know your blood pressure, control your blood sugar and take your medications

    Congratulations!

    You are one step closer to learning about your kidneys, how important they are to your health, and what you need to do to keep them healthy.