Supplement Quiz: Think You Know It All?

Do you think you're smart? Are you a so called bodybuilding guru? Take this 30 question quiz to find out if you should go back to reading Seventeen Magazine!
You've read all the magazines and all your friends think you are the supplement guru. Are you really? Find out for sure using this quiz below!

Question #1

CLA stands for:

A. Coagulant Lanoline Acid
B. Conjugated Linoleic Acid
C. Coefficient Lineloid Acid
D. Coagulant Linoleic Acid

Question #2

The best time to take creatine is…

A. First thing in the morning
B. Whenever you're drinking coffee
C. After a workout, along with something sugary
D. After a workout, along with something high-fat and high-fiber

Question #3

Branched Chain Amino Acids (BCAAs) offer this benefit:

A. Improved immune system function
B. Increased loss of body fat
C. Quicker recovery
D. All the above.

Question #4

Makers of ephedra-based products typically mentioned certain warning signs to look out for when using the product, recommending you should discontinue use and contact physician. Which?

A. Shortness of breath
B. Hallucinations
C. Seizures
D. All the above

Question #5

Pure protein drinks (no carbs) are suitable for consumption…

A. First thing in the morning
B. Before bedtime
C. As an afternoon snack
D. All the above.

Question #6

If you could pick and use just one supplement from this list, which choice would be most prudent?

A. Fish oil
B. GABA
C. Multivitamin/mineral
D. CLA
E. Fat burners
F. Androstenediol
G. Yohimbe
H. HMB
I. Glucosamine
J. BCAAs
K. Creatine
L. Guggulsterones

Question #7

Gamma-Aminobutryic Acid (GABA) works primarily by…

A. Stimulating the ATP-receptors in the muscle fibers, enabling them to utilize more energy
B. Triggering the release of Human Growth Hormone (HGH)
C. Increasing the blood levels of testosterone by 10-15% over a 12-hour period
D. Shutting down the production of cortisone, a catabolic stress hormone

Question #8

Which over-the-counter supplement could get you in trouble in an official drug test?

A. St. John's Wort
B. Norandrostenediol
C. Beta-hydroxy beta-methylbutyrate (HMB)
D. All the above

Question #9

Glucosamine is an excellent supplement for…

A. People trying to lose the last few pounds of lard
B. Ectomorphs trying to pack on more size
C. Those looking to achieve better "pump" and speed up recovery time
D. Anyone with joint problems

Question #10

Which supplement works primarily by helping the body better manage insulin and blood sugar levels?

A. Chromium picolinate
B. BCAAs
C. Ginkgo Biloba
D. L-Carnitine

Question #11

When people talk about the E/C/A-stack, they're talking about…

A. Ecdysterone/Caffeine/Aspirin
B. Ephedrine/Caffeine/Androstenediol
C. Ephedrine/Caffeine/Aspirin
D. Ephedrine/Chondroitin/Androstenediol

Question #12

"Gainer" products are typically intended for…

A. Teenagers
B. Pregnant, active women
C. Endomorphs
D. Ectomorphs

Question #13

Forskolin, derived from the plant Coleus forskohlii, is primarily a…

A. Testosterone booster
B. Fat burner
C. Libido enhancer
D. Hindu practical joke on gullible Americans

Question #14

This type of supplemental protein has the highest Biological Value (BV):

A. Soy protein
B. Egg/milk blend protein
C. Whey
D. Ion-exchanged oat isolate

Question #15

DHEA is short for…

A. Dehydroepiandrosterone
B. Denipehydroxebuloidanetene
C. Dipholadosteroneandipose
D. Dehydroxyepodiadione

Question #16

Medium Chain Triglycerides (MCT) is a type of supplemental fat with only 5 calories per gram.

True
False

Question #17

The energizing supplement Pantothenic Acid is also known as vitamin B-5.

True
False

Question #18

People suffering from stress and anxiety should avoid Kava Kava.

True
False

Question #19

Caffeine is an IOC-banned substance.

True
False

Question #20

Pyruvate must be stabilized with some type of salt to avoid an upset stomach.

True
False

Question #21

Guggulsterones directly stimulate the thyroid gland.

True
False

Question #22

Tribulus Terrestis is great for stacking with androstenedione, but it can lead to mild sexual dysfunction in men.

True
False

Question #23

Whey protein is purified and enriched egg whites.

True
False

Question #24

The prohormone 1,4-andro (1,4-androstadienediol) is extracted from cow feces.

True
False

Question #25

Chitosan is hazardous to people with allergies to nuts.

True
False

Question #26

Chrysin is a natural testosterone-enhancer.

True
False

Question #27

N-acetyl-5-methoxytryptamine (melatonin) is a safe and effective alternative to ephedrine.

True
False

Question #28

The highest measured Biological Value (BV) is 100.

True
False

Question #29

Ornithine alpha-ketoglutarate (OKG) is an anti-catabolic.

True
False

Question #30

Glutamine is a central stimulant.

True
False