Colorectal Cancer Quiz

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Cancer Quizzes & Trivia

In honor of Wear Blue Day and Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, the Wellness and Health Promotion Department invites you to take this quiz to test your knowledge on the subject. Those who score an 80% or above will have their names entered into a drawing to win a prize!Thank you for participating


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The risk for colorectal cancer increases with age.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Colon cancer is the ___________ leading cause of death from cancer in the United States.
    • A. 

      Second

    • B. 

      Third

    • C. 

      Fourth

  • 3. 
    Which of the following increase your risk for developing colorectal cancer. (Check all that apply)
    • A. 

      A diet high in fat, low in fiber.

    • B. 

      Smoking

    • C. 

      Drinking two or more alcoholic drinks a day.

    • D. 

      Sedentary behavior

    • E. 

      Having a family member who has colorectal cancer

  • 4. 
    Which of the following evidence-based screening tests should be done every year after the age of 50?
    • A. 

      Fecal Occult Blood Test (FOBT)

    • B. 

      Flexible Sigmoidoscopy

    • C. 

      Colonoscopy

  • 5. 
    _______% of colorectal cancer deaths could be prevented if everyone over the age of 50 was screened regularly.
    • A. 

      10%

    • B. 

      25%

    • C. 

      50%

    • D. 

      60%

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