Health Vocabulary - A Pre-test

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Health Vocabulary - A Pre-test

Having a healthy life is something that every person achieves to have. Being that you are training to become a medical practitioner you need to be aware of all the vocabulary that is used when it comes to health. This is a pre-test. You need to know what these words mean to do this project. If you get less than 70% correct, re-take the test!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When you are diagnosed with a health problem, that means that the doctors are not sure if you have it.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    SYMPTOMS are:
    • A. 

      The things you can do to make sure you don't get the disease

    • B. 

      Things going wrong with your body that are usually the first sign that you have the health problem.

    • C. 

      options the doctor will give you to help you feel better.

  • 3. 
    RISK FACTORS are:
    • A. 

      Things about you that make it more likely that you will have a certain health problem.

    • B. 

      Things you should make sure you do to make yourself less at risk for having the health problem.

    • C. 

      Options the doctor will give you to help you feel better.

  • 4. 
    CAUSES are
    • A. 

      Options the doctor will give you to help you feel better.

    • B. 

      Things about you that make it more likely that you will have a certain health problem.

    • C. 

      The actual reasons you have a certain health condition.

  • 5. 
    PUBLIC HEALTH professionals are typically:
    • A. 

      People who work to educate people about risk factors for, prevention of, and available treatments for health conditions.

    • B. 

      People at doctors offices who give you shots.

    • C. 

      Doctors.

  • 6. 
    All diseases have known causes that can be prevented.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    All diseases are contagious.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    A large percentage of health conditions are caused by behaviors (such as diet and excercies) or environmental exposures, not by genetics.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Recent study shows that Two-thirds of Americans Have Sufficient Vitamin D Levels The above sentence is an example of:
    • A. 

      News related to health

    • B. 

      Statistics related to health

    • C. 

      Both News and Statistics related to health.

  • 10. 
    In this project, you get to choose which health condition to become an expert on, but you cannot choose any sexually transmitted diseases or any skin diseases.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False