A Quiz On Human Population Health And Wellness Study.

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A Quiz On Human Population Health And Wellness Study.

This quiz is on human-population health and wellness. You can take it to analyze where does your knowledge in such field stands. Even if you don't hit every question right, but you can always learn something from anything, right? Go on, follow the questions in this quiz, and have fun.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    One of the following is not of the important characteristics of a population:
    • A. 

      Size.

    • B. 

      Growth.

    • C. 

      How are its members are distributed according to age, sex, and urban/rural status.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

    • E. 

      None of the above.

  • 2. 
    Demography studies many statistics, except:
    • A. 

      Births.

    • B. 

      Income.

    • C. 

      Life expectancy.

    • D. 

      B and C.

  • 3. 
    High number of children in the population reflects high fertility.
    • A. 

      False

    • B. 

      True

  • 4. 
    According to WHO, health is defined as:
    • A. 

      A state of complete physical, mental and social well being ‏and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.

    • B. 

      A successful adaptation of the human body to stresses and stimuli.

    • C. 

      Adequate functioning under given genetic and ‏environmental conditions.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

    • E. 

      None of the above.

  • 5. 
    Examples of communicable diseases include all of the following except:
    • A. 

      Flu.

    • B. 

      Measles.

    • C. 

      Tuberculosis.

    • D. 

      Cancer.

    • E. 

      Malaria.

  • 6. 
    Reduction of ageing population indicates lower expenditure on the care of the aged.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Sex ratio is affected by all of the following except :
    • A. 

      Differential patterns of morbidity for males and females.

    • B. 

      Differential patterns of migration for males and females.

    • C. 

      Sex ratio at birth.

    • D. 

      Differential patterns of mortality for males and females.

  • 8. 
    Leading causes of death include all of the following except:
    • A. 

      Physical activity.

    • B. 

      Smoking.

    • C. 

      RTA.

    • D. 

      Infections.

    • E. 

      None of the above.

  • 9. 
    Community medicine:
    • A. 

      The science of protecting and improving the health of communities.

    • B. 

      Involves education, promotion of healthy lifestyles, ‏and research for disease and injury prevention.

    • C. 

      Concerned with protecting the health of ‏entire populations.

    • D. 

      A branch of medicine concerned with the ‏total health of the individual within the home environment and in the ‏community.

    • E. 

      Involves analysis, the effect on health of genetics, ‏personal choice and the environment.

  • 10. 
    By nature, slightly more males are born than females ( a typical ratio being 102-106 males for every 100 females).
    • A. 

      False.

    • B. 

      True.

  • 11. 
    Different age-sex compositions result in:
    • A. 

      Different proportions of the population in the labor force.

    • B. 

      Different medical or health problems.

    • C. 

      Different medical needs.

    • D. 

      Different health services.

    • E. 

      All of the above.

  • 12. 
    A population can be defined as:
    • A. 

      A group of individuals or items that share one or more characteristics from which data can be gathered and analyzed.

    • B. 

      A usually small, social unit of any size that ‏shares common values.

    • C. 

      A group of interacting living organisms ‏sharing a populated environment.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

    • E. 

      None of the above.

  • 13. 
    Unhealthy Lifestyle Factors:
    • A. 

      Sedentary life.

    • B. 

      Stress.

    • C. 

      Unhealthy diet.

    • D. 

      Smoking.

    • E. 

      ‏All of the above.

  • 14. 
    By 2021 tobacco is expected to kill more people than any single disease, even HIV/AIDS:
    • A. 

      True.

    • B. 

      False.

  • 15. 
    ‏Which of the following is incorrect about life expectancy:
    • A. 

      Expected number of years of life ‏remaining at a given age.

    • B. 

      Based on the year of their birth, or their current age.

    • C. 

      Males have higher life expectancy than females.

    • D. 

      Public health services medical care services play an important role in determining life expectancy.

    • E. 

      ‏None of the above.

  • 16. 
    Crude birth rate can be defined as:
    • A. 

      The ratio of live births in an area to the population of that area; expressed per 1000 population per year.

    • B. 

      Number of live births per 1000 women between the ages of 15 and 44 years.

    • C. 

      Number of live births to married women per 1,000 married women ages 15-44 or 15-49 in a given year.

    • D. 

      Is the number of all deaths (at all age ‏groups, both sexes and due to all causes) per 1,000 of the population per year.

    • E. 

      The total live births in a population in a specified community or area over a specified period of time.

  • 17. 
    An age-population ratio of those ‏typically not in the labor force is a definition of:
    • A. 

      ‏Dependency ratio.

    • B. 

      Economic dependents.

    • C. 

      Family planning services.

    • D. 

      Morbidity.

    • E. 

      Mortality.

  • 18. 
    The true statement about demographic transition model is:
    • A. 

      The model consists of 4 stages.

    • B. 

      Used to explain the process of transition from low birth rate and low death rates to high birth rates and high death rates.

    • C. 

      Used to explain the process of transition from high birth rate and high death rates to low birth rates and low death rates.

    • D. 

      A and C.

    • E. 

      All of the above.

  • 19. 
    GBD is:
    • A. 

      Global burden of disease.

    • B. 

      Provides a full picture of which factors contribute the most to good health.

    • C. 

      An identification of the most important health problems.

    • D. 

      ‏Two of the above.

    • E. 

      All of the above.

  • 20. 
    One of the following is incorrect about demography:
    • A. 

      Statistical study of living populations ‏and sub-populations.

    • B. 

      Encompasses the study of the size, structure, and distribution of living ‏populations.

    • C. 

      Does not change over time.

    • D. 

      Affected by birth, migration, aging and death.

    • E. 

      None of the above.

  • 21. 
    Health policies aims for:
    • A. 

      Health promotion.

    • B. 

      Modifying health by enforcing health-related behaviors.

    • C. 

      Disease promotion.

    • D. 

      All of above. 

    • E. 

      A and B.

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