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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The test that measures thyroid function is:
    • A. 

      Thoracentesis

    • B. 

      Fine needle aspirate (FNA)

    • C. 

      Fluorescein angiography

    • D. 

      Radioactive iodine uptake

  • 2. 
    The class of drug that is often used as the first treatment for hypertension is?
    • A. 

      Anticoagulants

    • B. 

      Nitrates

    • C. 

      Thiazide diuretics

    • D. 

      Statins

  • 3. 
    The level of fructosamine in the blood represents the:
    • A. 

      Glucose level two hours after drinking a high glucose solution

    • B. 

      Average glucose level over a three month period

    • C. 

      Glucose level after fasting for 12 hours

    • D. 

      Average glucose level over a three week period

  • 4. 
    An absolute increase in the number of cells in a tissue is:
    • A. 

      Dysplasia

    • B. 

      Hyperplasia

    • C. 

      Hypertrophy

    • D. 

      Metaplasia

  • 5. 
    The cardiac ejection fraction measures the:
    • A. 

      Pumping ability of the heart

    • B. 

      Degree of atherosclerosis

    • C. 

      Carotid intimal-medial thickness

    • D. 

      Level of radioisotope in the heart

  • 6. 
    The measure of a test's ability to exclude the possibility of a particular disease is:
    • A. 

      Sensitivity

    • B. 

      Reliability

    • C. 

      Resonability

    • D. 

      Specificity

  • 7. 
    The life insurance product characterized by flexibility in both premium paying and death benefit is:
    • A. 

      Modified whole life

    • B. 

      Increasing term life

    • C. 

      Yearly renewable term

    • D. 

      Universal life

  • 8. 
    The benefit that allows additional insurance coverage to be purchased at certain times during the life of the contract is the:
    • A. 

      Guaranteed insurability option

    • B. 

      Change of plan provision

    • C. 

      Extended maturity option

    • D. 

      Entire contract provision

  • 9. 
    The principal cause of hang gliding accidents is:
    • A. 

      Pilot error

    • B. 

      Weather

    • C. 

      Physical demands

    • D. 

      Equipment malfunction

  • 10. 
    Prolonged airplane travel increases the risk of:
    • A. 

      Asthma

    • B. 

      Pulmonary embolism

    • C. 

      Dementia

    • D. 

      Food poisoning

  • 11. 
    The replacement of another company's policy with one that provides limited benefits to the applicant for the purpose of increasing the producer's commission is:
    • A. 

      Churning

    • B. 

      Profit sharing

    • C. 

      Twisting 

    • D. 

      Discriminating

  • 12. 
    A transrectal ultrasound (TRUS) is commonly used to evaluate the: 
    • A. 

      Bladder

    • B. 

      Kidneys

    • C. 

      Uterus

    • D. 

      Prostate

  • 13. 
    A malignant tumor of connective tissue origin is:
    • A. 

      Sarcoma

    • B. 

      Myeloma

    • C. 

      Adenoma

    • D. 

      Lymphoma

  • 14. 
    To receive payment under most Long Term Care riders, an insured must be:
    • A. 

      Terminally ill

    • B. 

      Confined to a nursing home for at least six months

    • C. 

      Completely disabled

    • D. 

      Unable to perform two or more Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)

  • 15. 
    A sleep study records all of the following EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Forced vital capacity (FVC)

    • B. 

      Oxygen saturation

    • C. 

      Respiratory effort

    • D. 

      Body position

  • 16. 
    All of the following are potential complications of gastrointestinal surgery for obesity EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Dumping syndrome

    • B. 

      Anemia

    • C. 

      Nutritional deficiencies

    • D. 

      Diabetes

  • 17. 
    Factors that increase the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes include all of the following EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Smoking 

    • B. 

      Gestational diabetes

    • C. 

      Impaired glucose tolerance (IGT)

    • D. 

      Obesity

  • 18. 
    Tumor markers include all of the following EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA)

    • B. 

      Alpha fetoprotein (AFP)

    • C. 

      Prostate specific antigen (PSA)

    • D. 

      Blood urea nitrogen (BUN)

  • 19. 
    Factors associated with a favorable prognosis for coronary artery disease (CAD) include all of the following EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Good exercise capacity

    • B. 

      Reduced ejection fraction 

    • C. 

      Mild disease

    • D. 

      Older age onset

  • 20. 
    All of the following statements regarding the insurance laboratory testing protocol to detect cotinine are correct EXCEPT: 
    • A. 

      It is very accurate.

    • B. 

      It can be tested from salivia.

    • C. 

      It cannot differentiate between nicotine gum and cigarette use.

    • D. 

      It is typically positive from exposure to secondhand smoke.

  • 21. 
    Effects of alcohol on the central nervous system can include all of the following EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Drowsiness

    • B. 

      Slowed reaction time

    • C. 

      Increased concentration

    • D. 

      Decreased night vision

  • 22. 
    When underwriting an individual for key person life insurance, all of the following are considerations EXCEPT the:
    • A. 

      Business history of the company

    • B. 

      Number of key employees in the company

    • C. 

      Age of the proposed insured

    • D. 

      Cost of estate taxes at the proposed insured's death

  • 23. 
    Features of term life insurance contracts typically include all of the following EXCEPT
    • A. 

      Convertibiliy

    • B. 

      Defined period of coverage

    • C. 

      Cash value 

    • D. 

      Renewability

  • 24. 
    A policy can be rescinded after the contestability period has expired in all of the following situations EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      There was fraudulent impersonation.

    • B. 

      The policy was obtained with intent to murder the insured.

    • C. 

      There was a lack of insurable interest.

    • D. 

      Disclosed medical history was not investigated.

  • 25. 
    All of the following statements regarding the instrument flight rating are correct EXCEPT
    • A. 

      It is held by approximately half of the pilot population

    • B. 

      It indicates mastery of instruments for aircraft navigation.

    • C. 

      It is a required rating for commercial pilots.

    • D. 

      It limits pilots to flying in daylight hours.

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