Health Final Exam

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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
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2.  Which of the following facts make james a nontraditional college student?
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3.  The first developmental task of young adults is to
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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? 
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5.  Young adults should develop their social skills, because a lack of social skills will be most harmful to
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6.  Intimate relationships are important because they provide us with others whom we can
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7.  Which of the following is the best example of generavity?
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8.  Which of the following is true as to why women live longer than men?
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9.  Of the following, the most important developmental task of middle age is to
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10.  Which of the following is a major developmental task of the elderly?
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11.  As opposed to rehabilitation, remediation of a loss of physical function means to
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12.  The term morbidity refers to
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13.  The traditional American approach to health care is
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14.  Which of the following best illustrates the traditional American approach to health care?
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15.  The term self-concept refers to
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16.  The cornerstone of emotional intelligence is
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17.  Which of the following best illustrates an emotionally healthy response?
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18.  An effective apology is most likely to include
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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?
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20.  Your temperament reveals
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21.  The effect that the environment has on personality refers to
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22.  Which of the following is the best indication of an emotionally healthy person?
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23.  Which of the following examples of humor most clearly signifies emotional wellness?
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24.  April feel shy and often lonely when she attends parties. She should
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25.  How are communication skills related to emotional health?
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26.  Which of the following is true regarding stress?
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27.  The sequence involving the alarm, resistance and exhaustion stages of the stress response is referred to as
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28.  The biggest factor in determing whether you experience stress as positive or negative is
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29.  Selye used the term eustress to descirbe 
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30.  Long-lasting stress or experiencing multiple stressors simultaneously
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31.  Steyle term for unpleasant and destructive stress is
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32.  Which of the following is true?
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33.  At it most basic, the purpose of the stress response is to enable the body to deal with
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34.  The fight or flight response occurs during which stage of Selye's general adaptation syndrome?
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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?
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36.  At what point in the stress response is something percieved as a stressor?
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37.  Which of the following is needed by the body to free up energy stores in response to stress?
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38.  Selye's general adaptation syndrome refers to
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39.  The body's attempt to reestablish internal equilibruim occurs in which stage of Selye's general adaptation syndrome?
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40.  Which of the following will always occur when you establish a program of regular aerobic exercise?
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41.  The fitness dimension that is considered basic to whole-body fitness is
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42.  Which of the following, when performed regularly, can most effectively increase your energy level, improve your circulation and strengthen your resistance to disease?
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43.  Physical fitness as defined in your text is
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44.  Which of the following is true regarding cardiorespiratory endurance? it is
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45.  When you excercise to the pont that the oxygen demands of the muscles cannot be met, you have developed
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46.  Fter oxygen deprivation occcurs, to continue the activity , your body must use .............. energy production.
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47.  Anaerobic literally means
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48.  Which of the following is the best example of anaerobic activity?
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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
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50.  Your ability to maintain posture, lift, push and pull are examples of
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51.  Gradually increasing the resistance that muscles have become accustomed to is the basis for the ....................principle.
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52.  The strength-building exercise method that involves exerting force against immovable objects is calledn
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53.  Which of the following is the most significant hazard of isometric exercise for people with hypertension? it
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54.  Protein, fats and carbohydrates differ from the other basic nutrients in that they alone provide the body with
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55.  Lactose and maltose are examples of
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56.  Various combinations of saccharides form
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57.  The main role of carbohydrates is to
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58.  The body primary source of energy, glucose is a
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59.  According to USDA, how many teaspoons of sugar per day should be consumed for a 2,000 calorie diet? no more than ........teaspoons
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60.  What are starches? They are
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61.  Which of the following is true regarding starches? They
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62.  If sugars and starches are both carbohydrates, why are sugars considered "empty calories" and starches are not?
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63.  Which of the following is true of fats?
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64.  The recommended consumptioin of fats is .............percent of daily calories.
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65.  Which of the following is one of the most significant causes of malnutrition among elderly adults?
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66.  Which of the following is false regarding saturated fats? they are
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67.  John enjoys foods that are high in trans-fatty acids.What impact will these fats have on his cholesterol? They
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68.  The condition called syndrome x is a combinationof type 2 diabetes, atheroscience,....................and obesity
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69.  People are considered obese when their body weight exceeds the recommended weight for their height by....................percent.
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70.  People gain weight when they
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71.  How are the terms overweight and obesity used differently?
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72.  Sandy's desirable weight is 150pounds, but she is now about 280. She would be classifed as
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73.  Sleep apnea is a condition in which there are periods of greatly restricted airflow during sleep resulting in
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74.  The body mass index is
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75.  Ashley is 5'1 and weights 135 pounds. according to the body mass index chart, she is considered
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76.  Which of the following is true regarding insurance company heigh/weight tables? They are
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77.  WHR assessment procedure was developed
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78.  Skinfold measurements, elsectrical impedance and hydrostatic weighing are all measures of
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79.  The principle behind electrical impedance measurement is that
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80.  The Bod Pod determines body composition by
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81.  The normal range of body fat for young adult men is..............percent
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82.  Programs that target people who have not yet tried drugs are called...............
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83.  The main difference between primary, secondary and teriary drug abuse prevention programs is
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84.  Of the following, the most important goal of a primary prevention program in schools is to
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85.  A secondary drug prevention program would be most appropriate for
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86.  Which of the following is the best example of a tertiary prevention program?
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87.  Drugs affect the central nervous system by
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88.  A characteristic of the final stage of the addiction process is performing the addictive behavior in order to
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89.  Which of the following is not part of the process of addiction?
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90.  Which of the following best illustrates codependence?
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91.  Which of the following conditions shows most clearly that Lise is a codependent in her husband's alcholism? She
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92.  A drug is any substance (other than food) that
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93.  Drug that change the user's feelings; perceptions or moods are called
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94.  Which of the following is false regarding psychoactive drugs? They
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95.  Which of the following best illustrate a drug tolerance reaction?
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96.  According to your authors, what percentage of college students are drinkers?
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97.  Binge drinking is defined as
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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?
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99.  What does the Trauma Foundation report about alcohol advertisement in ethnic communities in the united states?
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100.  Alchol research and health defines moderate drinking for men as no more than..............
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101.  Which of the following is false regarding binge drinking?
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102.  The main problem with drinking games is that they encourage
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103.  Your friends challenge you to join in a drinking game. If you join in, it is most likely that you will
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104.  Which of the following is seen in many dysfunctional families?
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105.  Where does the alchol in beer and wine come from? it is
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106.  A bottle of 90 proof whiskey is what percentage alchol by volume?
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107.  All of the following are common traits of adult children of alcholics except
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108.  As a class of drug, alchol is considered a
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109.  Jenna, a 150-pound woman, has challenged Tom, a 15-pound man, to a drinking contest. Jenna will probably become more inoxicated because
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110.  The 1999 MASTER tOBACCO SETTLEMENT agreement between the states and the tabacco industry include payment of 246billion over 25years to the states
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111.  Which state has the highest smoking rate in the nation?
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112.  Following the 1964 Surgeon General's report about smoking, the percentage of people smoking in the United states
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113.  As education level increases, the rate of smoking
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114.  Of the following cardiovascular diseases, which causes the most deaths?
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115.  The term vascular refers to
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116.  Which of the following best describes the role of capillaries? They
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117.  Most heart pumping action occurs in the
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118.  Approximately how many people in the united states develop cancer each year?
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119.  At it most basic, cancer is an
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120.  When regulatory genes in cells fail to function properly and allow cancer to develop, they are called
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121.  To cause cancer, a mutation, carcinogen or virus must
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122.  In genral, which of the following most clearly distinguishes a chronic disease from an acute disease?
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123.  Klinefelter's syndrome occurs when
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124.  A chromosome profile of 44xx indicates which of the following?
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125.  Which of the following is false of women with Turner's syndrome? They
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126.  The major symptoms of cystic fibrosis include
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127.  The pancreas and other structure that secrete substances through ducts are called...............
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128.  Which of the following is not a symptom of cystic fibrosis?
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129.  Your cousin has a chronic disorder that requires daily respiratory therapy, drugs and a special
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130.  A new technique that attempts to cure a chronic disease by introducing healthy genes into a person with a genetic disorder is called
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131.  Many inherited disorders are recessive; which means that the genes that cause them are
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132.  Sickle-cell disease is most prominent in
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133.  People with sickle-cell disease may live to reach..........years of age.
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134.  You are a crrier of the sickle-cell gene. How will this effect your health?
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135.  Which of the following is not a serious medical problem associated with sickle-cell disease?
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136.  The general term for a disease-causing agent is
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137.  The genral term for the environment in which an infectious agent grows and thrives is its
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138.  Which of the following is not a form of direct transmission?
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