Health Quiz

30 Questions  I  By Adrianm1 on March 9, 2011
I created this quiz to help me on a testin health class but u may find it helpful

  

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1.  Flexibility is best described a
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B.
C.
2.  The most common form of skin cancer is
A.
B.
C.
3.  The essential fatty acids,linoleic and alpha-linoleic acids,are both
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B.
C.
4.  What is the number one killer of American women?
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B.
C.
5.  People who tend to store weight in the ___ are at increased risk for chronic disease
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B.
C.
6.  The abilty of the body to perform prolonged ,large muscle dynamic excercise at moderate-to -high levels of intensity is
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B.
C.
D.
7.  When a malignant tumor spreads to sites distant from the primary tumor,the process is known as
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B.
C.
8.  Which of the following is NOT a function of fats?
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B.
C.
9.  Smoking increases cardiovascular risk in all of the following ways,EXCEPT
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B.
C.
10.  Human body weight is composed of approximately_____ water.
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B.
C.
11.  A by-product of hydrogenation is
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B.
C.
12.  Which of the folllowing essential nutrients does NOT supply energy?
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B.
C.
13.  According to the national institues of health,___ of American adults are overweight
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B.
C.
14.  Leading sources of saturated fat in the american diet include all of the following,EXCEPT
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B.
C.
15.  The process in which foods you eat are broken down and absorbed is called
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B.
C.
16.  All of the following CVD risk factors can be changed, EXCEPT
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B.
C.
17.  Exercise tends to result in all of the following EXCEPT
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B.
C.
18.  The building blocks of proteins are called
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B.
C.
19.  The body's abitlity to respond or adapt to the demands and stress of physical effort is
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B.
C.
20.  A tumor that is NOT cancerous
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B.
C.
21.  The for of cholesterol that draws cholesterol out of the walls of the arteries and returns it to the liverfor recycling is
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B.
C.
22.  The major source of fuel for the body during rest and light activity is
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B.
C.
23.  Damage to the heart muscle because of lack of blood supply is called
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B.
C.
24.  When the heart contracts,called__,blood pressure___;when the heart relaxes,called___,blood pressure___.
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B.
C.
25.  Protein sources that provide all the amino acids that cannot be manufactured in the body are best desrcibed as
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B.
C.
D.
26.  The large artery that recieves blood from the left ventricle and disributes it to the rest of the body is called the
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B.
C.
27.  Cooling down after exercise is important to
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B.
C.
28.  Which of the following are activities that use calories?
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B.
C.
D.
29.  A condition characterized by extreme dissatisfaction with appearance,body type,and /or body composition is
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B.
C.
30.  According to standards issued bu the national institues of health,a healthy BMI is betweeen
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B.
C.
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