A New Year Workout (for Your Brain)

Get your brain cells pumping with the new Economy Matters quiz, which asks you questions about health and fitness.

Sources: Question 1; Question 2; Question 3; Question 4; Question 5; Question 6; Question 7; Question 8; Question 9; Question 10

1. California has the nation's highest number of people employed as fitness trainers and aerobics instructors. Which state is second?
New York
Texas
Florida
2. What share of the U.S. population 15 years and older reported participating in sports, exercise, or recreation on an average day in 2017?
A quarter
A fifth
Half
3. About how much weight does the average person gain during the holiday season (Thanksgiving through Christmas)?
One pound
Five pounds
Nine pounds
4. What is the most popular form of exercise in the United States?
Running
Walking
Aerobics
5. True or false: Only six states require physical education in every grade from kindergarten through 12th grade.
True
False
6. Which state has the country's lowest obesity rate?
Vermont
Colorado
Wyoming
7. Which state in the Atlanta Fed's district has the lowest obesity rate?
Florida
Georgia
Tennessee
8. True or false: Employment for athletic trainers is projected to grow considerably faster than average from 2016 to 2026.
True
False
9. True or false: Participation in aerobics is roughly even between males and females.
True
False
10. Beginning in 1969, Lucille Roberts successfully established an eponymous chain of fitness centers in New York partly distinguished by what trait?
Her centers were the first to offer organized classes.
Her centers introduced on-staff personal trainers.
Membership in her centers was available only to women.