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Quiz: What Do You Know About Vegetarianism?

Updated on May 27, 2013

Take My Vegetarian Quiz

I've been a vegetarian for almost 20 years and in that period of time I have heard many misconceptions that people have about vegetarianism. I have found many people to be uncomfortable around vegetarians, not having a clue what to feed one. I have also heard many people express interest in becoming a vegetarian if only they know how to go about it.

Often people expect vegetarians to be satisfied with salads consisting of mainly iceburg lettuce topped with a sprinkling of vegetables. The truth is a healthy vegetarian diet consists of eating dozens of colorful and dark green leafy veggies, plus fruits, nuts, seeds, nut and seed butters, all kinds of beans and whole grains, tofu, and sometimes even eggs and dairy products...the only thing we don't eat is meat!

There are several different types of vegetarian diets, some much stricter than others. Take the following quiz and find out how much you know about these diets and whether or not you might be cut out to be a vegetarian.

A healthy vegetarian diet consists of a wide range of live foods.

A healthy vegetarian diet consists of a wide range of live foods.
A healthy vegetarian diet consists of a wide range of live foods.

Speak Out About Vegetarianism

Are you a vegetarian?

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Nothing will benefit human health and

increase chances for survival of life on Earth

as much as the evolution to a vegetarian diet.

~Albert Einstein

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The Protein Controversy

Do you believe animal products are the only good source of protein?

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Think of the fierce energy concentrated in an acorn! You bury it in the ground, and it explodes into an oak!

Bury a sheep, and nothing happens but decay.

~George Bernard Shaw

How Did You Do On the Quiz?

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    • Cynthia Haltom profile image

      Cynthia Haltom 

      5 years ago from Diamondhead

      Wonderful QUIZ I can't tell you how many times someone insisted I eat chicken because they thought it was vegetarian.

    • worldflashpacker profile image

      worldflashpacker 

      5 years ago

      Great quiz

    • VspaBotanicals profile image

      VspaBotanicals 

      5 years ago

      Not too bad. great lens.

    • PennyHowe profile image

      PennyHowe 

      6 years ago

      Not too good, but I sure learned a thing or two. Thanks for adding to my knowledge. Great lens.

    • robertsugar lm profile image

      robertsugar lm 

      6 years ago

      I am vegetarian, and still missed some. Shame on me.

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      RinchenChodron 

      6 years ago

      Only 42% - learned that marshmallows have animal products? Good job on creating this challenging quiz.

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      anonymous 

      6 years ago

      I can't get the quizzes and polls to work today on Squidoo so I'll be back again to take them. Really LOL'd at your photo for the 'Where do you get your protein'

    • KimGiancaterino profile image

      KimGiancaterino 

      7 years ago

      Great quiz ... I should have done better since I've been a vegetarian for more than 20 years myself. My friends are generally perplexed about the protein thing, despite the fact that I enjoy better health than most of them.

    • pimbels lm profile image

      pimbels lm 

      7 years ago

      I did not do good, I would be a bad vegetarian. Nice quiz, thank you,

    • toriphile81 profile image

      toriphile81 

      7 years ago

      Great quiz! I was tricked on the raw food question b/c I chose all of the above, but you are right, not all raw foodists are vegan or even vegetarian.

    • TapIn2U profile image

      TapIn2U 

      7 years ago

      Nice lens! I'm a vegetarian. Sundae ;-)

    • CherylsArt profile image

      Cheryl Paton 

      7 years ago from West Virginia

      Pretty good. Good questions.

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