Test your knowledge about spina bifida. Answer this month's Did You Know Quiz? questions.

1. Folic acid is

a) a B vitamin
b) a C vitamin
c) a mineral
2. All women of childbearing age should consume ____ of folic acid every day.

a) 400 micrograms (mcg)
b) 200 micrograms (mcg)
c) 4 milligrams (mg)
3. Spina Bifida is:

a) the most common permanently disabling birth defect in the U.S.
b) an opening of the spine

c) both of the above
4. In order to help prevent Spina Bifida, folic acid must be taken

a) after a woman becomes pregnant
b) before conception and during her first trimester
c) during the third trimester
5. The easiest way to get the right amount of folic acid every day is to

eat 2 cups of whole grains
b) eat 5 servings of fruits and vegetables
c) take a multivitamin containing 400 mcg of folic acid

Need a clue? Go to Facts About Spina Bifida and Folic Acid Campaign.

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