E & M Mec Exam #3

68 Questions | Total Attempts: 51

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  • 1. 
    To protect yourself from a radiation source...
    • A. 

      You want to limit your time of exposure.

    • B. 

      Protect yourself with a shield

    • C. 

      Distance yourself from the source

  • 2. 
    Today in the United States, the incidence rate of breast cancer in women has increased by _____ compared to the year 1960.
    • A. 

      Two fold

    • B. 

      Three fold

    • C. 

      Two-half fold

    • D. 

      One-half fold

  • 3. 
    One pound of fat is about how many calories?
    • A. 

      200

    • B. 

      1000

    • C. 

      2000

    • D. 

      4000

  • 4. 
    Estrogen receptors are located
    • A. 

      In cells.

    • B. 

      In cell nuclei.

    • C. 

      On nuclei walls.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 5. 
    Which of these is a phytoestrogen?
    • A. 

      Alcohol

    • B. 

      DDT

    • C. 

      Lead

    • D. 

      Soy

  • 6. 
    What does estrogen do?
    • A. 

      Determines hair color

    • B. 

      Regulates cell activity

    • C. 

      Protects the body from DDT

    • D. 

      Prevents breast cancer

  • 7. 
    Alcohol is an estrogen blocker.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Dioxin is a(n)
    • A. 

      Estrogen blocker.

    • B. 

      Aromatase inhibitor.

    • C. 

      Androgen promoter.

    • D. 

      Lead chelator.

  • 9. 
    Most xenoestrogens dissolve in water.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Estrogen is a small carbon-rich molecule, built from...
    • A. 

      Fatty acids.

    • B. 

      Aromacin.

    • C. 

      Cholesterol.

    • D. 

      Hemoglobin.

  • 11. 
    Select the substance that is NOT a xenoestrogen.
    • A. 

      NOx

    • B. 

      Alcohol

    • C. 

      DDT

    • D. 

      Mold toxins

  • 12. 
    Which of the following is not a xenoestrogen?
    • A. 

      DDT

    • B. 

      PCBs

    • C. 

      CFCs

    • D. 

      PAHs

  • 13. 
    Which of the following is NOT a life style risk of increasing breast cancer in women?
    • A. 

      Cigarette smoking

    • B. 

      Excessive consumption of alcohol

    • C. 

      Lack of exercise

    • D. 

      Giving birth at early age

  • 14. 
    Estrogen regulates...
    • A. 

      Fight or flight response.

    • B. 

      The immune system.

    • C. 

      Eye color.

    • D. 

      Height.

  • 15. 
    The greek prefix 'xeno' means..
    • A. 

      Danger.

    • B. 

      External.

    • C. 

      Foreign.

    • D. 

      Light.

  • 16. 
    Breast cancer can be treated using...
    • A. 

      Chemotherapy.

    • B. 

      Surgery.

    • C. 

      Physical therapy.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 17. 
    Removal of tissue is a means to treat breast cancer.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Gene p53 predisposes you to what disease?
  • 19. 
    DDT was banned in the United States in __________.
    • A. 

      1973

    • B. 

      1983

    • C. 

      1960

    • D. 

      1993

  • 20. 
    What is the acronym for diethylstilbestrol?
    • A. 

      DES

    • B. 

      DyBL

    • C. 

      DESS

    • D. 

      DLBL

  • 21. 
    Diethylstilbesterol, a synthetic estrogen and animal-food additive, does not cause infertility.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    The largest producer of cotton is...
    • A. 

      USA

    • B. 

      Egypt

    • C. 

      India

    • D. 

      China

  • 23. 
    Which 'weed' was first introduced as a crop?
    • A. 

      Crabgrass

    • B. 

      Chickweed

    • C. 

      Ragweed

    • D. 

      Queen Ann's Lace

  • 24. 
    What percentage of major US crops, such as corn, soybeans, and cotton, are genetically engineered?
    • A. 

      55

    • B. 

      65

    • C. 

      75

    • D. 

      85

  • 25. 
    To protect yourself from a radiation source, you want to limit your time of exposure, protect yourself with a shield, and
    • A. 

      Move away from the source.

    • B. 

      Wear a sweater.

    • C. 

      Move closer to the source.

    • D. 

      Drink plenty of water.

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