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Body Mass Index

View the animation below, then complete the quiz to test your knowledge of the concept.






1Body Mass Index is a method of comparing
A)age and weight.
B)age and height.
C)muscle mass and weight.
D)height and weight.



2A person with a BMI of 20 would be considered
A)underweight.
B)normal range weight.
C)overweight.
D)obese.



3In August 2001, when Mark McGwire broke the home run record in baseball, his BMI classification was
A)underweight.
B)normal range weight.
C)overweight.
D)obese.



4BMI is often used as a screening test because it is
A)very accurate in determining obesity.
B)inexpensive and quick.
C)the best way to tell if you are morbidly obese.
D)the best way to determine muscle growth.



5A person with a BMI of 12 would be considered
A)underweight.
B)normal range weight.
C)overweight.
D)obese.







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