Colon Cancer Quiz! Trivia Questions

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Colon Cancer Quiz! Trivia Questions

. What do you know about colon cancer? Do you think you understand enough to pass this quiz? Colon cancer is a form of cancer that begins in the large intestines. The last segment of the gastrointestinal tract is the colon. Colon cancer is more prevalent in older folks, but it can also affect young people in some cases. Take this quiz and put your understanding to the test.


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  • 1. 
    Testing for colon cancer should begin at what age?
    • A. 

      25

    • B. 

      50

    • C. 

      65

    • D. 

      32

  • 2. 
    What is the name of small growths on the lining of the colon or rectum that can lead to cancer?
    • A. 

      Cysts

    • B. 

      Warts

    • C. 

      Polyps

    • D. 

      Moles

  • 3. 
    What is the name of the invasive test to determine the presence of polyps?
    • A. 

      Colonoscopy

    • B. 

      Laparotomy

    • C. 

      Osteotomy

    • D. 

      Lobotomy

  • 4. 
    Name the noninvasive test for colon cancer.
    • A. 

      X Rays

    • B. 

      Autopsy

    • C. 

      Hysterectemy

    • D. 

      Fecal occult blood test

  • 5. 
    Colon cancer is the 3rd leading cause of death.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    If you have a family history of colon cancer you should begin testing earlier than the recommended age.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    If detected early, what is the survival rate for colon cancer?
    • A. 

      15%

    • B. 

      90%

    • C. 

      50%

    • D. 

      38%

  • 8. 
    How can you reduce your risk of colon cancer?
    • A. 

      Quit smoking

    • B. 

      Maintain a healthy body weight

    • C. 

      Eating at least 5 fruits/vegetables each day

    • D. 

      Exercise at least 30 minutes for 3 to 5 days a week

  • 9. 
    If people were tested at the recommended ages, the colon cancer death rate could be cut in half.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Where is the one place people can go for information, day to day help, and emotional support in dealing with cancer?
    • A. 

      Sojourners

    • B. 

      Krogers

    • C. 

      The American Cancer Society

    • D. 

      Camden Park