Public Health Quiz: Trivia Questions! Test

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Public Health Quiz: Trivia Questions! Test

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  • 1. 
    Any combination of learning experiences designed to facilitate voluntary adaptations of behavior conducive to health.
    • A. 

      Health education

    • B. 

      Health behavior

    • C. 

      Health promotion

    • D. 

      Ecological perspective

  • 2. 
    This refers to the actions of individuals, groups, and organizations, as well as their determinants, correlates, and consequences, including social change, policy development, and implementation, improved coping skills, and enhanced quality of life.
    • A. 

      Health promotion

    • B. 

      Multiple levels of influence

    • C. 

      Health behavior

    • D. 

      Ecological perspective

  • 3. 
    Any combination of health education and related organizational, economic, and environmental supports for the behavior of individuals, groups, or communities conducive to health.
    • A. 

      Ecological perspective

    • B. 

      Health Promotion

    • C. 

      Preventive health behavior

    • D. 

      MMultiple levels of influence

  • 4. 
    Two key ideas from this help direct the identification of personal and environmental leverage points for health promotion and education interventions.
    • A. 

      Preventive health behavior

    • B. 

      Multiple levels of influence

    • C. 

      Ecological perspective

    • D. 

      Reciprocal causation

  • 5. 
    Behavior is viewed as being affected by, and affecting, what?
    • A. 

      Health education

    • B. 

      Ecological perspective

    • C. 

      Health promotion

    • D. 

      Multiple levels of influence

  • 6. 
    How many levels of influence for health-related behaviors and conditions have been identified?
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      5

    • D. 

      6

  • 7. 
    Between individuals and their environments; that is, behavior both influences and is influenced by the social environment.
    • A. 

      Sick role behavior

    • B. 

      Illness behavior

    • C. 

      Reciprocal causation

    • D. 

      Preventive health behavior

  • 8. 
    Any activity is undertaken by an individual who believes himself (or herself) to be healthy, for the purpose of preventing or detecting illness in an asymptomatic state.
    • A. 

      Healthly behavior

    • B. 

      Illness behavior

    • C. 

      Sick role behavior

    • D. 

      Preventive health behavior

  • 9. 
    Any activity is undertaken by an individual who perceives himself to be ill, to define the state of health, and to discover a suitable remedy.
    • A. 

      Sick role behavior

    • B. 

      Illness behavior

    • C. 

      Denial behavior

    • D. 

      Reciprocal behavior

  • 10. 
    Any activity is undertaken by an individual who considers himself to be ill, for the purpose of getting well. It includes receiving treatment from medical providers, generally involves a whole range of dependent behaviors, and leads to some degree of exemption from one’s usual responsibilities.
    • A. 

      Illness behavior

    • B. 

      Preventive health behavior

    • C. 

      Sick role behavior

    • D. 

      Denial behavior

  • 11. 
    Theories are abstract and are like...
    • A. 

      A slice of pizza

    • B. 

      A building block

    • C. 

      An empty coffee cup

    • D. 

      A cell phone

  • 12. 
    A theory is a set of interrelated concepts, definitions, and propositions that present a systematic view of events or situations by specifying relations among variables in order to explain and predict the events or situation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Constructs are the major components of a theory – they are its building blocks or primary elements.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    A paradigm is a basic schema that organizes our broadly based view of something.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    A formal theory is...
    • A. 

      More reality than ideal

    • B. 

      More ideal than reality

  • 16. 
    Principles are correctly described below by all of the following except...
    • A. 

      They are general guidelines for actions

    • B. 

      In their best form, theya re basis for hypotheses

    • C. 

      They are broad and nonspecific and may actually distort realities or results based on research

    • D. 

      A. Often informed by more than one theory, as well as by empirical findings

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