Feeding Our Neighbors - February 2013

Feeding Our Neighbors

February 2013

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 1. Research estimates that approximately ___% of U.S. kids go to bed hungry at night.

 
  1. 15
  2. 20
  3. 25
  4. 31
 
 2. The National School Lunch Program was established before the Food Stamp program.
 
  1. True
  2. False
     
 3. Most Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) participants use program benefits for ______.
 
  1. 8 to 10 months
  2. 1 to 2 years
  3. 2 to 3 years
  4. 3+ years
 
 4. SNAP benefits are roughly the equivalent of ___ per person per meal.
 
  1. $1.32
  2. $1.50
  3. $2.00
  4. $2.25
     
 5. USDA's ___ division administers the WIC program.
 
  1. DoD Fresh
  2. Team Nutrition
  3. Food and Nutrition Service
  4. Food Safety and Inspection Service
     
 6. Nearly ___ of WIC participants have incomes below the poverty line.
 
  1. one-quarter
  2. one-half
  3. two-thirds
  4. three-quarters
     
 7.  The terms food bank and food pantry can be used synonymously.
 
  1. True
  2. False
     
8. Most food bank inventory comes from ____.
 
  1. surplus inventory from distributors
  2. items minimally out of spec
  3. local food drives
  4. all of the above
     
 9. A ____ was said to have established the nation's first backpack program.
  
  1. school principal
  2. cafeteria manager
  3. food bank volunteer
  4. school nurse
     
 10. ___ is the oldest national home meal delivery program in the United States.
 
  1. Meals on Wheels
  2. Food and Friends
  3. Share Our Strength
  4. DC Central Kitchen
     

 

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