Do You Know Paleo? (Take Our Quiz)

1.) The term “Paleo” refers to:

  • a) The Paleolithic Era
  • b) The “Old Stone Age”
  • c) Trick Question! Both a and b

2) The Paleo Era was followed by:

  • a) The Mesolithic Era
  • b) The Pantalones Era
  • c) The Whole30lithic Era

3) The term “Paleolithic” was coined by:

  • a) Archaeologist John Lubbock in 1865.
  • b) Sociologist Margaret Mead in 1934.
  • c) Research Scientist Jasper Axelrod in 1910.

4)  On the Paleo Diet, you are allowed to eat:

  • a) Meat, nuts, seeds, vegetables, some fruit, little starch, no sugar.
  • b) Most whole foods, but nothing with artificial ingredients.
  • c) Only things with bacon in them.
  • d) Lean protein, fruits and vegetables, and healthy fats from nuts, seed, avocados, olive oil, fish oil, and grass-fed meat.
  • e) There is no “official” Paleo diet, but answers a, b, and d come close.

5) Beans and grains are allowed on the Paleo diet.

  • a) True
  • b) False
  • c) There’s no official standard, but most Paleo diet folks avoid beans and grains.

6) There are no vegetarians who follow the Paleo diet.

  • a) True
  • b) False. It’s difficult to eat Paleo without meat, but you can do it if you’re dedicated.

7) Percentage of people who learn about the Paleo diet through the internet:

  • a) 75%
  • b) 52%
  • c) I am struck by the outrageous irony of this question.
  • d) Both B and C.

8) Stevia is:

  • a) An artificial sweetener
  • b) A natural sweetener
  • c) The name of a pop singer

9) Which of the following statements is true? The average life expectancy of a man in:

  • a) Caveman times: 30-35 years
  • b) 1907: 45.6 years
  • c) 1957: 66.4 years
  • d) 2007: 75.5 years
  • e) All of the above

10) Steve’s PaleoGoods is actually owned by a man named Steve who eats Paleo.

  • a) True
  • b) True


Answer Key: c, a, a, e, c, b, d, b, e, b

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