# Portion Distortion Quiz: Guess the Right Serving Sizes

Use these common objects to properly size your servings without weighing everything you eat.

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## What's the serving size for cereal?

a) the size of a baseball
b) the size of two baseballs
c) the size of a baseball cut in half

## What's the serving size for cereal?

A cup of cold cereal is the size of a baseball.

## What's the serving size for pasta?

a) the size of a baseball
b) the size of two baseballs
c) the size of a baseball cut in half

## What's the serving size for pasta?

A half cup of pasta or rice is the size of a baseball cut in half.

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## What's the serving size for meat?

a) the size of a deck of cards
b) the size of two decks of cards, side by side
c) the size of two decks of cards, stacked on top of each other

## What's the serving size for meat?

A 3-ounce (85 gram) serving of cooked meat is the size of a deck of cards.

## What's the serving size for fish?

a) the size of half a checkbook
b) the size of a checkbook
c) the size of two checkbooks, stacked

## What's the serving size for fish?

A 3-ounce (85 gram) serving of fish is the size of a checkbook.

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## What's the serving size for an ounce of cheese?

a) the size of two dice
b) the size of four dice
c) the size of six dice

## What's the serving size for an ounce of cheese?

An ounce (30 gram) of cheese is the size of four dice.

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## What's the serving size for sliced cheese?

a) the size of a CD
b) the size of two CDs, stacked
c) the size of three CDs, stacked

## What's the serving size for sliced cheese?

An ounce (30 gram) of sliced cheese is the diameter of a CD.

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## What's the serving size for baked potatoes?

a) the size of a bar of soap
b) the size of two bars of soap
c) the size of a bar of soap cut in half

## What's the serving size of a baked potato?

A medium baked potato is the size of a personal-size bar of soap.

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## What's the serving size for peanut butter?

a) the size of a marble
b) the size of a ping-pong ball
c) the size of a tennis ball

## What's the serving size for peanut butter?

Two tablespoons of peanut butter is the size of a ping-pong ball.

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## What's the serving size for salad dressing?

a) the size of one shot glass
b) the size of two shot glasses
c) the size of half a shot glass

## What's the serving size for salad dressing?

Two tablespoons of salad dressing is the size of a shot glass.

## What's the serving size for juice?

a) the size of a small yogurt container
b) the size of a medium yogurt container
c) the size of a large yogurt container

## What's the serving size for juice?

A 6-ounce (180 milliliter) serving of juice is the size of a small yogurt container.

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## What's the serving size for fruit?

a) the size of a tennis ball
b) the size of two tennis balls
c) the size of half a tennis ball

## What's the serving size for fruit?

A medium piece of fruit, such as an apple, is the size of a tennis ball.