Dantes Subject Standardized Tests! Trivia Questions

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Dantes Subject Standardized Tests! Trivia Questions

Below is Dantes Subject Standardized Tests! The DANTES Subject Standardized Tests are examination tests given in the United States of America for students who are pursuing college degrees in non-traditional formats. Do you know enough about the subject matter to be able to pass your own DANTES test? Take the following quiz to find out once and for all and get some practice.


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  • 1. 
    Chicken pox is also known as
    • A. 

      Vaccination

    • B. 

      Variety of diseases

    • C. 

      Varicella

    • D. 

      Small pox

    • E. 

      Virus

  • 2. 
    Antibiotics are not effective with diseases caused by
    • A. 

      Virus

    • B. 

      Bacteria

    • C. 

      Contagion

    • D. 

      Germs

  • 3. 
    Chicken pox typically leaves
    • A. 

      No scars

    • B. 

      Some scars

    • C. 

      Large scars

    • D. 

      Dark scars

  • 4. 
    Shingles
    • A. 

      Is a chickenpox-like disease

    • B. 

      May recur several times after the initial bout

    • C. 

      Is a disease that appears in adults who have never had chicken pox

    • D. 

      Usually occurs all over the body

  • 5. 
    The U.S. government’s Health Center
    • A. 

      Recommends chicken pox vaccines for all babies

    • B. 

      Recommends vaccinations for babies two weeks after birth

    • C. 

      Recommends that teenagers and adults, not previously vaccinated, should have two injections one week apart

    • D. 

      Recommends vaccinations for all ages

  • 6. 
    Measles
    • A. 

      Is not contagious

    • B. 

      Typically runs for five days

    • C. 

      Begins as a respiratory disease

    • D. 

      Is contagious when the first of the rash appears

  • 7. 
    The first step in caring for a measles patient is:
    • A. 

      Reduce the fever

    • B. 

      Apply Non-itch cream to the rash

    • C. 

      Take the infected person to the doctor

    • D. 

      Give aspirin

  • 8. 
    The 3Cs accompanying measles are:
    • A. 

      Cough, Coryza, and Conjunctivitis.

    • B. 

      Cough, Cholera, and Coryza.

    • C. 

      Cough, Carcinoma Catharsis.

    • D. 

      Cough, Carcinogens, Coryza

  • 9. 
    The salivary glands are located
    • A. 

      In the ears

    • B. 

      In the chest

    • C. 

      Inside the cheeks

    • D. 

      On the face

  • 10. 
    Is a disease that appears in adults who have never had chicken pox
    • A. 

      Measles, mumps, and rubella

    • B. 

      Measles, malaria, and rubella

    • C. 

      Measles, mumps, and retinitis

    • D. 

      Mumps, measles and rheumatism

  • 11. 
    Mumps are
    • A. 

      Recognizable by a severe rash on the face

    • B. 

      Recognizable by swelling of glands in the neck

    • C. 

      Not contagious

    • D. 

      Usually preceded by both fever and chills

  • 12. 
    CAD stands for:
    • A. 

      Chronic Arthritic Disease

    • B. 

      Curable Arthritic Disease

    • C. 

      Chronic Arm Disorder

    • D. 

      Coronary Artery Disease

  • 13. 
    Angina refers to:
    • A. 

      Chest pain

    • B. 

      Irregular heart beat

    • C. 

      Heart attack

    • D. 

      Pain in left arm

  • 14. 
    Government statistics about the rate of heart attacks tell us:
    • A. 

      1.2 million heart attacks occur each year

    • B. 

      1.5 thousand heart attacks occur each year

    • C. 

      An unknown number of hearts attacks occur each year

    • D. 

      Several thousand heart attacks occur each year

  • 15. 
    Which one of the following statements is true?
    • A. 

      More men than women develop heart disease

    • B. 

      More women than men develop heart disease

    • C. 

      The number of men and the number of women who develop heart disease is about equal

    • D. 

      While the numbers are changing, more men than women still develop heart disease

  • 16. 
    Which one of the following statements is correct?
    • A. 

      Having a family history of heart disease makes you less likely to develop heart disease

    • B. 

      Having a family history makes you more likely to develop heart disease

    • C. 

      Your family history has no bearing on your likelihood to develop heart disease

    • D. 

      Your race does not have any bearing on the risk for heart disease

  • 17. 
    Which one of the following statements is correct?
    • A. 

      Being overweight is not a risk factor for developing heart disease as long as you are physically active

    • B. 

      Being overweight at the waistline is a potential risk factor for developing heart disease

    • C. 

      “Overweight” can only be defined by the individual

    • D. 

      Being overweight is not a risk factor for heart disease as long as you are happy

  • 18. 
    Arrhythmia refers to:
    • A. 

      Rapid heart beat

    • B. 

      Slow heart beat

    • C. 

      Irregular heart beat

    • D. 

      Undetectable heart beat

  • 19. 
    The cardiovascular system refers to:
    • A. 

      The Lungs

    • B. 

      The Heart

    • C. 

      The Kidneys

    • D. 

      The Liver

  • 20. 
    Hypertension relates to:
    • A. 

      Stress level

    • B. 

      Excitability

    • C. 

      Blood pressure

    • D. 

      Anger management level

  • 21. 
    A blood pressure report is in two numbers, e.g., 120/65. Systolic refers to:
    • A. 

      The upper number of a fraction

    • B. 

      The upper or first number of a blood pressure reading

    • C. 

      The upper or first number of a blood pressure reading

    • D. 

      The bottom number of a blood pressure reading

  • 22. 
    The bottom number of a blood pressure reading is called:
    • A. 

      Denominator

    • B. 

      Numerator

    • C. 

      Diastolic

    • D. 

      Pressure at rest

  • 23. 
    Diabetics should:
    • A. 

      Keep their sugar level under control to lower the risk of heart disease

    • B. 

      Realize that they are not at risk for heart disease

    • C. 

      Maintain careful eating habits but not worry about heart disease

    • D. 

      Keep their sugar level under control at all times to lessen the risk of heart disease

  • 24. 
    A healthy blood pressure reading should not exceed
    • A. 

      230/85

    • B. 

      110/60

    • C. 

      110/60

    • D. 

      The upper limits of a safe blood pressure are 140 over 90

  • 25. 
    Which one of the following statements is correct?
    • A. 

      A sedentary lifestyle is a risk factor in heart disease

    • B. 

      A sedentary lifestyle is recommended for heart disease patients

    • C. 

      A sedentary lifestyle is synonymous with a physically active lifestyle

    • D. 

      A sedentary lifestyle risk factor for heart disease