Private Health Quiz

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Private Health Quiz

Private healthcare is the term given to healthcare provided by entities other than the government. In this quiz, we’ll task you with a host of questions regarding healthcare and the practice of medicine. What can you tell us?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The lungs' air sacs are destroyed, making breathing extremely difficult, in the condition called
    • A. 

      Emphysema

    • B. 

      Coronary heart disease

    • C. 

      Chronic bronchitis

    • D. 

      Lung cancer

  • 2. 
    Because carbon monoxide in cigarette smoke combines with hemoglobin in blood, red blood cells can't carry as much
    • A. 

      Carbon dioxide

    • B. 

      Hemoglobin

    • C. 

      Carbon monoxide

    • D. 

      Oxygen

  • 3. 
    Nicotine contributes to plaque buildup in blood vessels, increasing the chance of
    • A. 

      Lung cancer

    • B. 

      Diabetes

    • C. 

      Hardening of the arteries

    • D. 

      Oral cancer

  • 4. 
    The FDA has approved a prescription nicotine nasal spray for use as a
    • A. 

      Nicotine deactivator

    • B. 

      Nicotine substitute

    • C. 

      Nicotine enhancer

    • D. 

      Nicotine antitoxin

  • 5. 
    Smokers may have trouble keeping their respiratory tracts clear because cigarette tar
    • A. 

      Contains carcinogens

    • B. 

      Is a stimulant

    • C. 

      Paralyzes cilia

    • D. 

      Unites with hemoglobin, preventing red blood cells from carrying oxygen

  • 6. 
    A social benefit of quitting smoking is
    • A. 

      A reduced chance of stroke

    • B. 

      An increased cardio-respiratory endurance

    • C. 

      A reduced chance of heart disease

    • D. 

      The saving of money for other activities

  • 7. 
    People who chew or sniff smokeless tobacco
    • A. 

      Have fewer health risks than smokers

    • B. 

      Become addicted to nicotine

    • C. 

      Will not get tobacco-related cancers

    • D. 

      Can quit whenever they want

  • 8. 
    When quitting smoking, stress management techniques can
    • A. 

      Prevent emphysema

    • B. 

      Reduce peer pressure

    • C. 

      Help the person through the nicotine withdrawl process

    • D. 

      Be a nicotine substitute

  • 9. 
    Nicotine causes addiction and
    • A. 

      Acts as a stimulant

    • B. 

      Is a carcinogen

    • C. 

      Competes with oxygen

    • D. 

      Destroys cilia

  • 10. 
    Breast milk from a mother who smokes
    • A. 

      Tar

    • B. 

      Leukoplakia

    • C. 

      Tobacco juice

    • D. 

      Nicotine

  • 11. 
    Health risks start the first time a person smokes
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Passive smoke contains carbon monoxide and nicotine
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Nicotine enlarges blood vessels, causing tingling in the hands and feet
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Specialty cigarettes, such as clove cigarettes, contain fewer cancer-causing tars than standard cigarettes
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Once addicted, people smoke largely to reduce the craving for nicotine
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Leukoplakia may develop into lung cancer
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    The symptoms of Nicotine withdrawl include nervousness and moodiness
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Cigarette smoke contains at least 43 carcinogens
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Smoking enhances physical endurance and performance
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Most adults who began smoking as teens are able to quit
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    As inflammation or infection of the liver, sometimes caused by the toxic effects of alcohol, is called
    • A. 

      Fatty liver

    • B. 

      Hepatitis

    • C. 

      Cirrhosis

    • D. 

      Fas fetal alcohol syndrome

  • 22. 
    When a person stumbles and has difficulty walking after consuming alcohol, he or she
    • A. 

      Has withdrawl symptoms

    • B. 

      Is intoxicated

    • C. 

      Has alcohol poisoning

    • D. 

      Has a nervous system disorder

  • 23. 
    Because alchohol dilates blood vessels, a person who goes outside in cold weather after drinking risks
    • A. 

      Blood loss

    • B. 

      Blood clots

    • C. 

      Low blood pressure

    • D. 

      Hypothermia

  • 24. 
    BAC is measured to determine whether someone is
    • A. 

      A designated driver

    • B. 

      Dwi

    • C. 

      Eligible for insurance

    • D. 

      An alcoholic

  • 25. 
    Which of the following is not true of the ethanol found in alcoholic beverages?
    • A. 

      It's safe because it's natural

    • B. 

      It's a powerful drug

    • C. 

      It's the result of yeast acting on sugars

    • D. 

      It's produced naturally by fermentation of fruits, vegetables, or grains

  • 26. 
    A major factor in traffic accidents, homicides, and suicides for 16 - 24 year olds is
    • A. 

      Alcohol use

    • B. 

      Smoking cigarettes

    • C. 

      Gang affiliation

    • D. 

      Psychological disorders

  • 27. 
    When alcohol is consumed along with other depressant drugs or medicines, it can result in
    • A. 

      An antahonistic effect

    • B. 

      Withdrawl symptoms

    • C. 

      A lowered blood alcohol concentration

    • D. 

      A multipler effect

  • 28. 
    Teens often choose to drink because they think it
    • A. 

      Increases self-confidence

    • B. 

      Sharpens perceptions

    • C. 

      Enhances memory

    • D. 

      Improves judgement

  • 29. 
    The first stage of alcoholism is characterized by
    • A. 

      Malnutrition

    • B. 

      Defensive behavior

    • C. 

      Rationalization of drinking behavior

    • D. 

      Reverse alcohol tolerance

  • 30. 
    Food in the stomach allows a person to drink heavily w/o becoming intoxicated
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 31. 
    Because alcohol gives the drinker evergy, it's called a stimulant
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 32. 
    The liver is responsible for breaking down alcohol
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 33. 
    A serving of beer/wine contains less alcohol than a serving of whiskey
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 34. 
    A person becomes intoxicated if he/she consumes alcohol faster than it's oxidized
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 35. 
    Alcohol plays a major part in domestic violence
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 36. 
    Advertisers generally portray the risks of alcohol
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 37. 
    Codependents of alcholics often learn to ignore their own needs and may damage their own health
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 38. 
    A leading cause of death for teenagers is accidents from DWI
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 39. 
    An alcoholic who is in the addiction stage can stop drinking w/o medical assistance
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False