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  • 1. 
    Students who, for whatever reason are pursuing undergraduate work at an age other than the 18-24 year old studentare referred to as
    • A. 

      Nontraditional age students

    • B. 

      Minority students

    • C. 

      Matured students

    • D. 

      Career changing students


  • 2. 
    Which of the following facts make james a nontraditional college student?
    • A. 

      He is gay

    • B. 

      He is 28 years old

    • C. 

      He graduated from an inner -city high school

    • D. 

      His parents emigrated from overseas before he was born


  • 3. 
    The first developmental task of young adults is to
    • A. 

      Form an initial adult identity

    • B. 

      Establish independence

    • C. 

      Assume responsibility

    • D. 

      Develop social skills


  • 4. 
    Lena often fails to finish assignments on time. She usually watches television until late at night, although she then may sleep through early classes. she recieved nourishing meals while living with her parents, but at college her diet is many junk foods. Lena is failing at which developmental task? 
    • A. 

      Developing social skills

    • B. 

      Assuming responsibility

    • C. 

      Pursuing wellness lifestyle

    • D. 

      Forming an initial adult identity


  • 5. 
    Young adults should develop their social skills, because a lack of social skills will be most harmful to
    • A. 

      Their attempts to deal with people in varied circumstances

    • B. 

      Their attempts to develop intimacy with their peers

    • C. 

      Their efforts to establish independence

    • D. 

      Their ability to accept responsibility


  • 6. 
    Intimate relationships are important because they provide us with others whom we can
    • A. 

      Established independence from parents

    • B. 

      Discover our feelings and emotions

    • C. 

      Share our deepest thoughts and aspirations

    • D. 

      Releases our daily stresses


  • 7. 
    Which of the following is the best example of generavity?
    • A. 

      Seeing how other people live to help define your sense of purpose

    • B. 

      Contibuting spare time to chaprone your children's school trip

    • C. 

      Making positive life changes to minimize health risks

    • D. 

      Regaining lost functions through a fitness program


  • 8. 
    Which of the following is true as to why women live longer than men?
    • A. 

      Women tend to drive more suvs then men

    • B. 

      Women tend to eat more nutrious food than men

    • C. 

      Women tend to smoke less than men

    • D. 

      Women tend to go to counsling more than men


  • 9. 
    Of the following, the most important developmental task of middle age is to
    • A. 

      Achieve intimacy

    • B. 

      Develop social skills

    • C. 

      Achieve independence

    • D. 

      Reassess one's life goals


  • 10. 
    Which of the following is a major developmental task of the elderly?
    • A. 

      Avoiding high-risk behaviors

    • B. 

      deciding on the deposition of their estates

    • C. 

      Maintaing a high level of physical function

    • D. 

      Taking all necessary precaution to avoid becoming a burden to their families


  • 11. 
    As opposed to rehabilitation, remediation of a loss of physical function means to
    • A. 

      Accept the loss of one function but strengthen those that remain

    • B. 

      Correct the problem through alternative means

    • C. 

      Maintain what function remains

    • D. 

      Restore the original function


  • 12. 
    The term morbidity refers to
    • A. 

      Illness and disease

    • B. 

      The process of death

    • C. 

      The incidence of unhealthy though patterns

    • D. 

      High risk behaviors


  • 13. 
    The traditional American approach to health care is
    • A. 

      Multidimensional

    • B. 

      Preventive

    • C. 

      Episodic

    • D. 

      Holistic


  • 14. 
    Which of the following best illustrates the traditional American approach to health care?
    • A. 

      An emphasis on disease prevention

    • B. 

      Seeing doctors only when sick or injured

    • C. 

      Eliminating high-risk behaviors from your lifestyle

    • D. 

      Takind advantage of your school or company's fitness center


  • 15. 
    The term self-concept refers to
    • A. 

      An individual's internal picture of himself

    • B. 

      The ability to understand others and act wisely

    • C. 

      An individual's sense of pride, value and worth

    • D. 

      The ability to manage one's emotions


  • 16. 
    The cornerstone of emotional intelligence is
    • A. 

      Handling relationship

    • B. 

      Recognizing emotions in others

    • C. 

      Motivating yourself

    • D. 

      Knowing your emotions


  • 17. 
    Which of the following best illustrates an emotionally healthy response?
    • A. 

      When your cat dies, you think it might be silly to cry, but you cry anyway

    • B. 

      When a charcter in a movie dies , you decide that it would be silly to cry, so you laugh

    • C. 

      When your father dies, you keep your composure to be a source of strength for your mother

    • D. 

      When your friend does something that makes you very angry, you want to protect the relationship, so you tell her not to worry about it


  • 18. 
    An effective apology is most likely to include
    • A. 

      The best time to apologize

    • B. 

      An explanation for your actions

    • C. 

      An apology for everything and everyone

    • D. 

      A statement such as "let's get over it and move on"


  • 19. 
    Charles's family consists of farmers who work hard, don;t talk much and only leave home when necessarry. Which of the following is most likely to be true of charles when he grows up?
    • A. 

      He will probably become very outgoing and active

    • B. 

      He will probably be quiet like his family members

    • C. 

      His temperament will guide his behavior

    • D. 

      He will probably be very talkative


  • 20. 
    Your temperament reveals
    • A. 

      How you were brought up

    • B. 

      How will you respond to stressors

    • C. 

      The innate part of your personality

    • D. 

      The kinds of life experience you have had


  • 21. 
    The effect that the environment has on personality refers to
    • A. 

      Motivaiton

    • B. 

      Nature

    • C. 

      Permanence

    • D. 

      Nurture


  • 22. 
    Which of the following is the best indication of an emotionally healthy person?
    • A. 

      A tendency to respond to every situation, good or bad, with humor

    • B. 

      An ability to remain calm and in control of one's emotions in every situation

    • C. 

      A tendency to show a range of emotions that reflect life's ups and downs

    • D. 

      A tendency to restrain ones's happiness knowing that bad experiences can happen at any time


  • 23. 
    Which of the following examples of humor most clearly signifies emotional wellness?
    • A. 

      When every situation can be presented in a humerous light

    • B. 

      When is consistently enhances your relationships

    • C. 

      When it is restrained and carefully considered

    • D. 

      When it only used to poke fun at oneself


  • 24. 
    April feel shy and often lonely when she attends parties. She should
    • A. 

      Develop communication skills

    • B. 

      Attend the party with people she is acquainted with

    • C. 

      Have one of two drinks to make her feel better

    • D. 

      Only attend a party if she knowas the people who will be there


  • 25. 
    How are communication skills related to emotional health?
    • A. 

      Good communicationskills are indicators of good social interactions

    • B. 

      Emotionally healthy people must excel at communication

    • C. 

      Communication skills are based on emouional health

    • D. 

      There is no correlation between the two


  • 26. 
    Which of the following is true regarding stress?
    • A. 

      It refers to physiological and emotional responses to an insignificant change in ones's life

    • B. 

      Patients suffering frim it have varied and unexpected symptoms

    • C. 

      It it almost always a response to a negative event

    • D. 

      It is a non specific response of the body to any demanf placed upon it


  • 27. 
    The sequence involving the alarm, resistance and exhaustion stages of the stress response is referred to as
    • A. 

      General stress response

    • B. 

      General adaptation syndrome

    • C. 

      General response syndroe

    • D. 

      Toxic shock syndrome


  • 28. 
    The biggest factor in determing whether you experience stress as positive or negative is
    • A. 

      How you interpret it

    • B. 

      Whether you were expecting

    • C. 

      Whether it involves physical pain

    • D. 

      Whether the stressor is physical or emotional


  • 29. 
    Selye used the term eustress to descirbe 
    • A. 

      The most unpleasant form of stress

    • B. 

      The first stage in stress reaction

    • C. 

      Stress resulting from pleasant events in one's life

    • D. 

      Stress whose onset is delayed following exposure to a stressor


  • 30. 
    Long-lasting stress or experiencing multiple stressors simultaneously
    • A. 

      Enhance the body's immune system

    • B. 

      Has little effect on overall health

    • C. 

      Increase one's quality of life

    • D. 

      Compromises the immune system


  • 31. 
    Steyle term for unpleasant and destructive stress is
    • A. 

      Terminal stress

    • B. 

      Constress

    • C. 

      Anastress

    • D. 

      Distress


  • 32. 
    Which of the following is true?
    • A. 

      Negative stressors weaken body systems, while positive stressors do not

    • B. 

      Positive stressors have cardiovascular benefits, while negative stressors do not

    • C. 

      The hearrt rate is more elevated when a stressor is negative than when it is positive

    • D. 

      The physiological reaction to stress is similar whether a stressor is positive or negative


  • 33. 
    At it most basic, the purpose of the stress response is to enable the body to deal with
    • A. 

      Unanticipated conflicts only

    • B. 

      Percieved threats and dangers

    • C. 

      Other people's problems

    • D. 

      Personal responsibilities


  • 34. 
    The fight or flight response occurs during which stage of Selye's general adaptation syndrome?
    • A. 

      Alarm

    • B. 

      Recovery

    • C. 

      Resistance

    • D. 

      Exhaustion


  • 35. 
    Juwan always get sweaty palms and a rapid heartbeat before a wrestling match, even though he loves wrestling. Which of the following best explains his physical reactions?
    • A. 

      Jwan subconscious is telling him not to wrestle

    • B. 

      His body is preparing for the fight or fight response

    • C. 

      His reactions are abnormal for a veteran wrestler; he should see a physician

    • D. 

      Juwan's body is automatically preparing for the match


  • 36. 
    At what point in the stress response is something percieved as a stressor?
    • A. 

      When the brain decides that it is a stressor

    • B. 

      When the endocrine system releases epinephrine

    • C. 

      When it is first detected by the central nervous system

    • D. 

      When the heart rate has increased 50 percent over the resting heart rate


  • 37. 
    Which of the following is needed by the body to free up energy stores in response to stress?
    • A. 

      Epinephrine

    • B. 

      Acth

    • C. 

      Cortisol

    • D. 

      Adrenaline


  • 38. 
    Selye's general adaptation syndrome refers to
    • A. 

      How th body typically reacts to stressors

    • B. 

      The body's tendency to fatigue upon continued exposure to a stressor

    • C. 

      N

    • D. 

      N


  • 39. 
    The body's attempt to reestablish internal equilibruim occurs in which stage of Selye's general adaptation syndrome?
    • A. 

      Alarm

    • B. 

      Recovery

    • C. 

      Resistance

    • D. 

      Exhaustion


  • 40. 
    Which of the following will always occur when you establish a program of regular aerobic exercise?
    • A. 

      You will lengthen your life

    • B. 

      N

    • C. 

      N

    • D. 

      Your heart and lungs will become stronger


  • 41. 
    The fitness dimension that is considered basic to whole-body fitness is
    • A. 

      Flexibility

    • B. 

      Musuclar

    • C. 

      N

    • D. 

      Cardiovasuclar endurance


  • 42. 
    Which of the following, when performed regularly, can most effectively increase your energy level, improve your circulation and strengthen your resistance to disease?
    • A. 

      Napping

    • B. 

      N

    • C. 

      N

    • D. 

      Jogging or brisk walking


  • 43. 
    Physical fitness as defined in your text is
    • A. 

      The ability to engage in vigorous tasks and leisure activities

    • B. 

      N

    • C. 

      N

    • D. 

      A set of attributes that relates to the ability to perform physical activity


  • 44. 
    Which of the following is true regarding cardiorespiratory endurance? it is
    • A. 

      Produced by short bursts or intense movement at regular intervals

    • B. 

      The ability of the heart and lungs to supply oxygen to the working muscles

    • C. 

      N

    • D. 

      N


  • 45. 
    When you excercise to the pont that the oxygen demands of the muscles cannot be met, you have developed
    • A. 

      The overload state

    • B. 

      N

    • C. 

      N

    • D. 

      Oxygen deprivation


  • 46. 
    Fter oxygen deprivation occcurs, to continue the activity , your body must use .............. energy production.
    • A. 

      Static

    • B. 

      N

    • C. 

      Anaerobic

    • D. 

      N


  • 47. 
    Anaerobic literally means
    • A. 

      Without strength

    • B. 

      Without oxygen

    • C. 

      N

    • D. 

      N


  • 48. 
    Which of the following is the best example of anaerobic activity?
    • A. 

      Jogging

    • B. 

      N

    • C. 

      Sprinting

    • D. 

      N


  • 49. 
    Which of the following best explains why a veteran distance runner can go further and at a faster pace than a beginning runner? The
    • A. 

      Veteran runner has stronger muscles

    • B. 

      Beginning runner's cardiorepiratory system is not as developed as the veteran runner's

    • C. 

      N

    • D. 

      N


  • 50. 
    Your ability to maintain posture, lift, push and pull are examples of
    • A. 

      Muscular fitness

    • B. 

      Aerobic fitness

    • C. 

      N

    • D. 

      N


  • 51. 
    Gradually increasing the resistance that muscles have become accustomed to is the basis for the ....................principle.
    • A. 

      Inertia

    • B. 

      Overload

    • C. 

      N

    • D. 

      N


  • 52. 
    The strength-building exercise method that involves exerting force against immovable objects is calledn
    • A. 

      Isotension

    • B. 

      N

    • C. 

      Isometric

    • D. 

      N


  • 53. 
    Which of the following is the most significant hazard of isometric exercise for people with hypertension? it
    • A. 

      Will elevate their blood pressure

    • B. 

      Will increase their risk o injury

    • C. 

      N

    • D. 

      N


  • 54. 
    Protein, fats and carbohydrates differ from the other basic nutrients in that they alone provide the body with
    • A. 

      Enzymes

    • B. 

      Calories

    • C. 

      N

    • D. 

      N


  • 55. 
    Lactose and maltose are examples of
    • A. 

      Monosacchrides

    • B. 

      Simple sugar units

    • C. 

      N

    • D. 

      N


  • 56. 
    Various combinations of saccharides form
    • A. 

      Fats

    • B. 

      N

    • C. 

      N

    • D. 

      Carbohydrates


  • 57. 
    The main role of carbohydrates is to
    • A. 

      Provide energy

    • B. 

      Provide structural elements

    • C. 

      N

    • D. 

      N


  • 58. 
    The body primary source of energy, glucose is a
    • A. 

      Complex carbohydrate

    • B. 

      N

    • C. 

      Monosaccharids

    • D. 

      N


  • 59. 
    According to USDA, how many teaspoons of sugar per day should be consumed for a 2,000 calorie diet? no more than ........teaspoons
    • A. 

      8

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      N

    • D. 

      N


  • 60. 
    What are starches? They are
    • A. 

      Simple carbohydrates whose main contribution to the diet is bulk

    • B. 

      Complex carbohydrates thst represent an important energy source

    • C. 

      N

    • D. 

      N


  • 61. 
    Which of the following is true regarding starches? They
    • A. 

      Are the sole source of energy for the brain and nervous system

    • B. 

      N

    • C. 

      N

    • D. 

      Contain significant portions of vitamins and minerals


  • 62. 
    If sugars and starches are both carbohydrates, why are sugars considered "empty calories" and starches are not?
    • A. 

      Calories in sugars have no energy value

    • B. 

      N

    • C. 

      Starches are accompanied by other nutrients

    • D. 

      N

    • E. 

      N


  • 63. 
    Which of the following is true of fats?
    • A. 

      They provide more energy than other nutrients

    • B. 

      Consumption of fats stimulates the appetite

    • C. 

      N

    • D. 

      N


  • 64. 
    The recommended consumptioin of fats is .............percent of daily calories.
    • A. 

      10 to 14

    • B. 

      N

    • C. 

      20 to 34

    • D. 

      N


  • 65. 
    Which of the following is one of the most significant causes of malnutrition among elderly adults?
    • A. 

      Isolation

    • B. 

      Lack of time

    • C. 

      N

    • D. 

      N


  • 66. 
    Which of the following is false regarding saturated fats? they are
    • A. 

      Solid at room temperature

    • B. 

      N

    • C. 

      N

    • D. 

      Manufactured by the body


  • 67. 
    John enjoys foods that are high in trans-fatty acids.What impact will these fats have on his cholesterol? They
    • A. 

      Will have no effect on his cholesterol

    • B. 

      N

    • C. 

      N

    • D. 

      Have the tendency to raise the "bad cholesterol" in his blood


  • 68. 
    The condition called syndrome x is a combinationof type 2 diabetes, atheroscience,....................and obesity
    • A. 

      Osteoprosis

    • B. 

      N

    • C. 

      Hypertension

    • D. 

      N


  • 69. 
    People are considered obese when their body weight exceeds the recommended weight for their height by....................percent.
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      20

    • C. 

      N

    • D. 

      N


  • 70. 
    People gain weight when they
    • A. 

      Eat high-fat foods

    • B. 

      Snack between meals

    • C. 

      N

    • D. 

      Consume more calories than they need


  • 71. 
    How are the terms overweight and obesity used differently?
    • A. 

      People who are 1-19 percent above their desired weight are called overweight, while those 20 percent or more above their desired weight are called obese

    • B. 

      N

    • C. 

      N

    • D. 

      Both terms mean the same thing

    • E. 

      N


  • 72. 
    Sandy's desirable weight is 150pounds, but she is now about 280. She would be classifed as
    • A. 

      Overweight

    • B. 

      Mildly

    • C. 

      Morbidly

    • D. 

      N


  • 73. 
    Sleep apnea is a condition in which there are periods of greatly restricted airflow during sleep resulting in
    • A. 

      Strain on the heart

    • B. 

      Normal sleep patterns


  • 74. 
    The body mass index is
    • A. 

      Based on popular body images

    • B. 

      N

    • C. 

      A height/ weight index in metric units

    • D. 

      N


  • 75. 
    Ashley is 5'1 and weights 135 pounds. according to the body mass index chart, she is considered
    • A. 

      Healthy

    • B. 

      Overweight

    • C. 

      Obese

    • D. 

      Morbidity obese


  • 76. 
    Which of the following is true regarding insurance company heigh/weight tables? They are
    • A. 

      An excellent method for determing body composition

    • B. 

      N

    • C. 

      No longer considered the best way to determine whether body weight is acceptable

    • D. 

      N


  • 77. 
    WHR assessment procedure was developed
    • A. 

      To accurately measure the proportions of lean tissue to fat tissue

    • B. 

      N

    • C. 

      N

    • D. 

      In response to the growing concern over the relationship between the amount of fat in the abdominal cavity and the abdominal cavity and the development of serious health problems


  • 78. 
    Skinfold measurements, elsectrical impedance and hydrostatic weighing are all measures of
    • A. 

      Body composition

    • B. 

      Obesity

    • C. 

      Cn

    • D. 

      N


  • 79. 
    The principle behind electrical impedance measurement is that
    • A. 

      Body tissue of order people respond differnetly from those of younger people

    • B. 

      N

    • C. 

      N

    • D. 

      Fat has a different electrical resistance from muscle


  • 80. 
    The Bod Pod determines body composition by
    • A. 

      Using a nomogram

    • B. 

      Measuring displaced air

    • C. 

      N

    • D. 

      N


  • 81. 
    The normal range of body fat for young adult men is..............percent
    • A. 

      10-15

    • B. 

      N

    • C. 

      N

    • D. 

      N


  • 82. 
    Programs that target people who have not yet tried drugs are called...............
    • A. 

      Primary

    • B. 

      Secondary

    • C. 

      N

    • D. 

      N


  • 83. 
    The main difference between primary, secondary and teriary drug abuse prevention programs is
    • A. 

      Their definition of drug abuse

    • B. 

      N

    • C. 

      N

    • D. 

      Their target audience experience with drugs


  • 84. 
    Of the following, the most important goal of a primary prevention program in schools is to
    • A. 

      Empower children to decide on their own about drug abuse

    • B. 

      N

    • C. 

      Keep potential users from starting to use drugs

    • D. 

      N


  • 85. 
    A secondary drug prevention program would be most appropriate for
    • A. 

      A homless heroin addict

    • B. 

      N

    • C. 

      N

    • D. 

      A high school student who has begun experimenting with marijuana


  • 86. 
    Which of the following is the best example of a tertiary prevention program?
    • A. 

      A surprise locker search for illegal drugs at a middle school

    • B. 

      An outpatient clinic where alchol-dependent people go to "dry out"

    • C. 

      N

    • D. 

      N


  • 87. 
    Drugs affect the central nervous system by
    • A. 

      Eliminating the production of neurotransmitters

    • B. 

      N

    • C. 

      N

    • D. 

      Blocking the production or forcing the continued release of neurotransmitters


  • 88. 
    A characteristic of the final stage of the addiction process is performing the addictive behavior in order to
    • A. 

      Escape from reality

    • B. 

      N

    • C. 

      Avoid withdrawal symptoms

    • D. 

      N


  • 89. 
    Which of the following is not part of the process of addiction?
    • A. 

      Setting

    • B. 

      N

    • C. 

      N

    • D. 

      N


  • 90. 
    Which of the following best illustrates codependence?
    • A. 

      Protecting an addicted son or daughter from criticism by ignoring the problem

    • B. 

      N

    • C. 

      N

    • D. 

      N


  • 91. 
    Which of the following conditions shows most clearly that Lise is a codependent in her husband's alcholism? She
    • A. 

      Feels helpless to change him

    • B. 

      N

    • C. 

      N

    • D. 

      Will make excuses for her husband's drinking behavior


  • 92. 
    A drug is any substance (other than food) that
    • A. 

      N

    • B. 

      Alters structure or function in living organisms

    • C. 

      N

    • D. 

      N


  • 93. 
    Drug that change the user's feelings; perceptions or moods are called
    • A. 

      N

    • B. 

      N

    • C. 

      Psychoactive

    • D. 

      N


  • 94. 
    Which of the following is false regarding psychoactive drugs? They
    • A. 

      N

    • B. 

      N

    • C. 

      Only depress the central nervous system

    • D. 

      N


  • 95. 
    Which of the following best illustrate a drug tolerance reaction?
    • A. 

      N

    • B. 

      N

    • C. 

      N

    • D. 

      Felicia used to get dizzy when she drank a glass of wine but she no longer does


  • 96. 
    According to your authors, what percentage of college students are drinkers?
    • A. 

      N

    • B. 

      Less than 80 percent

    • C. 

      N

    • D. 

      N


  • 97. 
    Binge drinking is defined as
    • A. 

      N

    • B. 

      N

    • C. 

      Drinking five or more drinks in one drinking occasion

    • D. 

      N


  • 98. 
    During the week, Alicia studies hard, works out regularly, eats well and gets plenty of sleep. She only drinks once or twice a week, at weekend parties, where she typically has five or six drinks each time. What kind of dinker is she?
    • A. 

      N

    • B. 

      N

    • C. 

      N

    • D. 

      Heavy


  • 99. 
    What does the Trauma Foundation report about alcohol advertisement in ethnic communities in the united states?
    • A. 

      In low-income Latino and African-American communities, alchol is heavily advertised as compared to other neighborhoods

    • B. 

      N

    • C. 

      N

    • D. 

      N


  • 100. 
    Alchol research and health defines moderate drinking for men as no more than..............
    • A. 

      N

    • B. 

      N

    • C. 

      N

    • D. 

      Two


  • 101. 
    Which of the following is false regarding binge drinking?
    • A. 

      There appears to be data that suggest many people begin binge drinking in college

    • B. 

      N

    • C. 

      N

    • D. 

      N


  • 102. 
    The main problem with drinking games is that they encourage
    • A. 

      N

    • B. 

      Binge drinking

    • C. 

      N

    • D. 

      N


  • 103. 
    Your friends challenge you to join in a drinking game. If you join in, it is most likely that you will
    • A. 

      Put yourself at risk for injury and legal problems

    • B. 

      N

    • C. 

      N

    • D. 

      N


  • 104. 
    Which of the following is seen in many dysfunctional families?
    • A. 

      N

    • B. 

      N

    • C. 

      Belief that the authority figures in the family are always right

    • D. 

      N


  • 105. 
    Where does the alchol in beer and wine come from? it is
    • A. 

      a byproduct of yeast acting on carbohydrates

    • B. 

      N

    • C. 

      N

    • D. 

      N


  • 106. 
    A bottle of 90 proof whiskey is what percentage alchol by volume?
    • A. 

      N

    • B. 

      N

    • C. 

      45

    • D. 

      N


  • 107. 
    All of the following are common traits of adult children of alcholics except
    • A. 

      N

    • B. 

      N

    • C. 

      Forming intimate relationships easily

    • D. 

      N


  • 108. 
    As a class of drug, alchol is considered a
    • A. 

      N

    • B. 

      Depressant

    • C. 

      N

    • D. 

      N


  • 109. 
    Jenna, a 150-pound woman, has challenged Tom, a 15-pound man, to a drinking contest. Jenna will probably become more inoxicated because
    • A. 

      Her body will absorb the alchol faster

    • B. 

      N

    • C. 

      N

    • D. 

      N


  • 110. 
    The 1999 MASTER tOBACCO SETTLEMENT agreement between the states and the tabacco industry include payment of 246billion over 25years to the states
    • A. 

      Reimbursement of smoking-caused medicaid costs

    • B. 

      N

    • C. 

      N

    • D. 

      N


  • 111. 
    Which state has the highest smoking rate in the nation?
    • A. 

      N

    • B. 

      Kentucky

    • C. 

      N

    • D. 

      N


  • 112. 
    Following the 1964 Surgeon General's report about smoking, the percentage of people smoking in the United states
    • A. 

      N

    • B. 

      N

    • C. 

      N

    • D. 

      Is still declinig


  • 113. 
    As education level increases, the rate of smoking
    • A. 

      N

    • B. 

      Decreases

    • C. 

      N

    • D. 

      N


  • 114. 
    Of the following cardiovascular diseases, which causes the most deaths?
    • A. 

      N

    • B. 

      N

    • C. 

      N

    • D. 

      Coronary heart disease


  • 115. 
    The term vascular refers to
    • A. 

      N

    • B. 

      N

    • C. 

      Blood vessels

    • D. 

      N


  • 116. 
    Which of the following best describes the role of capillaries? They
    • A. 

      N

    • B. 

      Exchange oxygen, waste and nutrients with cells

    • C. 

      N

    • D. 

      N


  • 117. 
    Most heart pumping action occurs in the
    • A. 

      Ventricles

    • B. 

      N

    • C. 

      N

    • D. 

      N


  • 118. 
    Approximately how many people in the united states develop cancer each year?
    • A. 

      N

    • B. 

      N

    • C. 

      N

    • D. 

      Over 1,300,000


  • 119. 
    At it most basic, cancer is an
    • A. 

      N

    • B. 

      Uncontrolled replication of abnormal cells

    • C. 

      N

    • D. 

      N


  • 120. 
    When regulatory genes in cells fail to function properly and allow cancer to develop, they are called
    • A. 

      N

    • B. 

      Oncogenes

    • C. 

      N

    • D. 

      N


  • 121. 
    To cause cancer, a mutation, carcinogen or virus must
    • A. 

      N

    • B. 

      N

    • C. 

      N

    • D. 

      Alter genetic information in cells


  • 122. 
    In genral, which of the following most clearly distinguishes a chronic disease from an acute disease?
    • A. 

      N

    • B. 

      N

    • C. 

      Speed of development

    • D. 

      N


  • 123. 
    Klinefelter's syndrome occurs when
    • A. 

      An extra chromosome occurs in a fertilized ovum

    • B. 

      N

    • C. 

      N

    • D. 

      N


  • 124. 
    A chromosome profile of 44xx indicates which of the following?
    • A. 

      N

    • B. 

      A normal female

    • C. 

      N

    • D. 

      N


  • 125. 
    Which of the following is false of women with Turner's syndrome? They
    • A. 

      N

    • B. 

      N

    • C. 

      Have diminished secondary sex characteristics

    • D. 

      N


  • 126. 
    The major symptoms of cystic fibrosis include
    • A. 

      Digestive and respiratory difficulties

    • B. 

      N

    • C. 

      N

    • D. 

      N


  • 127. 
    The pancreas and other structure that secrete substances through ducts are called...............
    • A. 

      N

    • B. 

      Exocrine

    • C. 

      N

    • D. 

      N


  • 128. 
    Which of the following is not a symptom of cystic fibrosis?
    • A. 

      N

    • B. 

      Enlarged fingertips

    • C. 

      N

    • D. 

      N


  • 129. 
    Your cousin has a chronic disorder that requires daily respiratory therapy, drugs and a special
    • A. 

      N

    • B. 

      N

    • C. 

      N

    • D. 

      Cystic fibrosis


  • 130. 
    A new technique that attempts to cure a chronic disease by introducing healthy genes into a person with a genetic disorder is called
    • A. 

      Gene replacement therapy

    • B. 

      N

    • C. 

      N

    • D. 

      N


  • 131. 
    Many inherited disorders are recessive; which means that the genes that cause them are
    • A. 

      N

    • B. 

      Carried by both parents

    • C. 

      N

    • D. 

      N


  • 132. 
    Sickle-cell disease is most prominent in
    • A. 

      N

    • B. 

      African american

    • C. 

      N

    • D. 

      N


  • 133. 
    People with sickle-cell disease may live to reach..........years of age.
    • A. 

      N

    • B. 

      N

    • C. 

      50

    • D. 

      N


  • 134. 
    You are a crrier of the sickle-cell gene. How will this effect your health?
    • A. 

      N

    • B. 

      It will have almost no effect on your health

    • C. 

      N

    • D. 

      N


  • 135. 
    Which of the following is not a serious medical problem associated with sickle-cell disease?
    • A. 

      N

    • B. 

      N

    • C. 

      N

    • D. 

      Recurrent pneumonia


  • 136. 
    The general term for a disease-causing agent is
    • A. 

      N

    • B. 

      N

    • C. 

      Pathogen

    • D. 

      N


  • 137. 
    The genral term for the environment in which an infectious agent grows and thrives is its
    • A. 

      Reservoir

    • B. 

      N

    • C. 

      N

    • D. 

      N


  • 138. 
    Which of the following is not a form of direct transmission?
    • A. 

      N

    • B. 

      N

    • C. 

      Breathing in someone's sneeze

    • D. 

      N


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