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  • 1. 

    Where does the annual Ford Ironman Louisville triathlon take place?

    • A.

      Louisville, Kentucky

    • B.

      Louisville, Colorado

    • C.

      Louisville Township, Minnesota

    • D.

      Louisville, Tennessee

    Correct Answer
    A. Louisville, Kentucky
    Explanation
    The annual Ford Ironman Louisville triathlon takes place in Louisville, Kentucky.

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  • 2. 

    What 8-day California bike race is sponsored by Amgen, a California biotech company?

    • A.

      Amgen Tour

    • B.

      Tour Des Bicyclettes

    • C.

      Ironman

    • D.

      Tour Of California

    Correct Answer
    D. Tour Of California
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Tour Of California. The Tour Of California is an 8-day bike race in California that is sponsored by Amgen, a California biotech company.

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  • 3. 

    According to a 2010 poll conducted in Canada, what province has the fittest population?

    • A.

      British Columbia

    • B.

      Quebec

    • C.

      Manitoba

    • D.

      Ontario

    Correct Answer
    A. British Columbia
    Explanation
    According to a 2010 poll conducted in Canada, British Columbia was found to have the fittest population. This suggests that the residents of British Columbia were deemed to be the most physically fit compared to the residents of Quebec, Manitoba, and Ontario.

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  • 4. 

    According to a 2010 poll conducted in Canada, what Canadian city has the fittest residents?

    • A.

      Toronto, Ontario

    • B.

      Victoria, B.C.

    • C.

      Montreal, Quebec

    • D.

      Halifax, Nova Scotia

    Correct Answer
    B. Victoria, B.C.
    Explanation
    According to a 2010 poll conducted in Canada, the city with the fittest residents is Victoria, B.C.

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  • 5. 

    What U.S. city was ranked #1 for bike paths, gyms, public pools, parks and recreation in 2008?

    • A.

      San Diego, California

    • B.

      Denver, Colorado

    • C.

      Albuquerque, New Mexico

    • D.

      Las Vegas, Nevada

    Correct Answer
    C. Albuquerque, New Mexico
    Explanation
    In 2008, Albuquerque, New Mexico was ranked #1 for bike paths, gyms, public pools, parks, and recreation. This indicates that Albuquerque had the highest number or quality of these amenities compared to the other cities listed.

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  • 6. 

    What illness reported 1.9 million cases in Central and South America and the Caribbean in 2010?

    • A.

      Malaria

    • B.

      Measles

    • C.

      Dengue Fever

    • D.

      Smallpox

    Correct Answer
    C. Dengue Fever
    Explanation
    Dengue Fever is the correct answer because it is an illness that was reported to have 1.9 million cases in Central and South America and the Caribbean in 2010. Malaria, measles, and smallpox are not mentioned in the question and therefore are not the correct answers.

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  • 7. 

    What Massachusetts company created a wireless biosensor that measures moods and stress levels?

    • A.

      Adidas

    • B.

      Fitbit

    • C.

      Nike

    • D.

      Affectiva

    Correct Answer
    D. Affectiva
    Explanation
    Affectiva is the correct answer because it is a Massachusetts company that has developed a wireless biosensor capable of measuring moods and stress levels. Adidas, Fitbit, and Nike are not known for creating such technology.

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  • 8. 

    What nearly world-eradicated disease did India report 3123 cases of in 2010?

    • A.

      Measles

    • B.

      Diphtheria

    • C.

      Polio

    • D.

      Smallpox

    Correct Answer
    B. Diphtheria
    Explanation
    In 2010, India reported 3123 cases of Diphtheria. Diphtheria is a bacterial infection that can cause severe respiratory problems and can be life-threatening. Although efforts have been made to eradicate this disease worldwide, India still faced a significant number of cases in that year. This suggests that there may have been gaps in vaccination coverage or other factors contributing to the persistence of the disease in the country.

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  • 9. 

    What WHO program provides support to India's efforts to eradicate polio?

    • A.

      National Polio Surveillance Project

    • B.

      Carter Center Polio Initiative

    • C.

      World Polio Mission

    • D.

      Polio Eradication Program

    Correct Answer
    A. National Polio Surveillance Project
    Explanation
    The National Polio Surveillance Project is the correct answer because it specifically mentions providing support to India's efforts to eradicate polio. This program focuses on surveillance and monitoring of polio cases in India, which is crucial for tracking the progress of polio eradication efforts and implementing targeted interventions. The Carter Center Polio Initiative, World Polio Mission, and Polio Eradication Program are not specifically mentioned as providing support to India's efforts, making them incorrect answers.

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  • 10. 

    What is the longest time an immigrant must wait before being cover by the national health insurance program?

    • A.

      One Year

    • B.

      Six Months

    • C.

      One Week

    • D.

      One Month

    Correct Answer
    B. Six Months
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Six Months. This means that an immigrant must wait for a period of six months before they are eligible to be covered by the national health insurance program. This waiting period allows the government to assess the immigrant's eligibility and ensure that they meet the necessary requirements before providing them with healthcare coverage.

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  • 11. 

    What did a 2009 Gallup poll note about the rate of smoking among adults in the U.S?

    • A.

      Women Were Smoking More Than Men

    • B.

      It Was The Highest Ever Reported

    • C.

      Men Were Smoking More Than Women

    • D.

      It Was The Lowest Ever Reported

    Correct Answer
    D. It Was The Lowest Ever Reported
    Explanation
    The 2009 Gallup poll noted that the rate of smoking among adults in the U.S was the lowest ever reported.

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  • 12. 

    What U.S. region did a 2010 Healthway study cite as having the most reported cases of depression?

    • A.

      Huntington, West Virginia

    • B.

      Redding, California

    • C.

      Dayton, Ohio

    • D.

      Erie, Pennsylvania

    Correct Answer
    A. Huntington, West Virginia
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Huntington, West Virginia. This is because a 2010 Healthway study cited this U.S. region as having the most reported cases of depression.

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  • 13. 

    What did a 2011 report by Addiction Medicine professionals cite as the cause of addiction?

    • A.

      Genetics

    • B.

      Chronic Brain Disease

    • C.

      Compulsive Behavior

    • D.

      Lacking Willpower

    Correct Answer
    B. Chronic Brain Disease
    Explanation
    A 2011 report by Addiction Medicine professionals cited chronic brain disease as the cause of addiction. This suggests that addiction is not solely a result of lacking willpower or compulsive behavior, but rather a condition that affects the brain. The report likely presented evidence or research supporting the idea that addiction is a chronic brain disease, highlighting the physiological and neurological factors involved in addiction development and maintenance.

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  • 14. 

    What did a 2010 NHS report say is used by about 21% of 16-24 year-olds in England?

    • A.

      Heroine

    • B.

      Marijuana

    • C.

      Cocaine

    • D.

      Methamphetamine

    Correct Answer
    B. Marijuana
    Explanation
    The 2010 NHS report stated that approximately 21% of 16-24 year-olds in England use marijuana.

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  • 15. 

    What did a 2010 NHS report say is used regularly by 11% of 16-24 year-olds in England?

    • A.

      Cocaine

    • B.

      Ecstacy (MDMA)

    • C.

      Methamphetamine

    • D.

      Marijuana

    Correct Answer
    A. Cocaine
    Explanation
    A 2010 NHS report stated that 11% of 16-24 year-olds in England use cocaine regularly.

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