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The only effective way to diagnose cancer is by:
a)an autopsy

b)surgery

C)a BIOPSY

d)visual examination
__________ signs have been developed to assist people in seeking treatment for possible cancer:
a)caution

B)WARNING

c)cancer

d)danger
Which treatment used for cancer destroys tumor cells by damazing DNA in the nucei?
A)RADIATION

b)chemotherapy

c)complete removal by surgery

d)inhalation therapy
cardiovascular refers to:
a)the heart and the lungs
B)THE EHART AND THE BLOOD VESSELS

c)communicable diseases

d)noncommunicable
all the following are significant changes affecting the family today except:
a)smaller family size

b)more women working outside the home

c)more single-parent households

D)THE FAMILY IS NO LONGER A SUPPORT SYSTEM
a certain rhythm in your life and the realization of where you fit into society is called:
a)flexibility

b)communication

C)STRUCTURE

d)none
a key factor in the functioing of the immune system is the production of
a)antigens

b)lymph

c)antibiotics

D)ANTIBODIES
each of the following is a way antibodies function except they
a)cause chemical changes and dissolve bacteria
b)alter the surface of bacteria and allow other cells to digest the bacteria

c)attach themselves to viruses

D)PREVENT BACTERIA AND VIRUSES
FROM ENTERING THE BODY
___________ immunity is developed by the body by having a disease such as polio
a)passive

b)natural

C)ACTIVE

d)lifetime
acquaintance or date rape
A)IS A SOCIAL PROBLEM

b)only occurs with odler adults

c)should not be reported to the police because it is not a crime

d)only occurs with individuals in the lowest socioeconomic groups
the basic unot in society is the:
a)individual

b)community

C) FAMILY

d)church
a family made up of a mother,father and children is called a
A)NUCLEAR FAMILY

b)extended family

c)single-parent family

d)family system
the major function of the family is to:
a)develop the intelligence of the child

b)provide learning and loving

C)SERVE AS THE PRIMARY SUPPORT SYSTEM TO MEET THE BASIC NEEDS OF THE INDIVIDUALS

d)provide for the health of individuals
the most significant change that has taken place in families in the past 50 years is the:
A)AMOUNT OF TIME CHILDREN SPEND WITH THEIR IMMEDICATE FAMILY HAS DECREASED

b)number of children has increased

c)mobility of the family has decreased
the consumer right added to the cosumer bill of rights, by former president gerald ford id the right to:
a)redress

B)CONSUMER EDUCATION

c)be heard

d)choose
in consumer health, redress means the right to
a)safety

b)be heard

C) HAVE A WRONG CORRECTED

d)make consumer laws
someone who promotes useless products or treatments is most accurately called a:
a) medical doctor

b)medicine man

C)QUACK

d)pharmacist
the most lucrative area for unbecessary products and services is
a)cancer

b)arthritis

c)diabetes

D)WEIGHT PROBLEMS
the thickening of the arterial wall due to fatty deposits is called
a)arteriosclerosis

B)ATHEROSCLEROSIS

c)thrombosis

d)angina pectoris
experiencing pain in the chest associated with cardiovascular disease is known as
a)thrombosis

b)embolism

C)ANGINA PECTORIS

d)stroke
the basic problem in a coronary heart attack is the
a)heart suddenly stops beating

b)heart dies

c)blood supply is cut off

D)NOT ENOUGH OXYGEN
the principle behind the chain of infection is:
a)all diseases can be controlled by eliminating pathogens

c)the chain is not continuous;therefore, diseases can be easily controlled

D)IF YOU CAN BREAK THE CHAIN, YOU CAN CONTROL THE DISEASE
the ability of the body to be less susceptible to disease is known as
a)resistance

b)passive immunity

C)IMMUNE RESPONSE

d)none of the above
the process by which diseases occur and can be controlled is known as the
a)disease process

B)CHAIN OF INFECTION

c)direct contact process

d)degenerative process
cigarette smoking during pregnancy may lead to
A)LOWER THAN AVERAGE BIRTH WEIGHT IN INFANTS

b)sudden infant death syndrome

c)facial abnormalities in infants

d)fetal tobacco syndrome
alcoholism develops in __(number)___ stages
a)two

B)THREE

c)four

d)five
alcoholism is defined as
a)the inability to discontinue alcohol use

b)making drinking alcohol the central event in your life

C)A PHYSICAL OR PSYCHOLOGICAL DEPENDENCE ON ALCOHOL

d)an inability to drink at social events
according to your textbook, _____ young americans are killed each year in traffic situations with alcohol
a)5,000

B)12,000

c)55,000

d)750,000
the most effective programme used to deal with medicine, drug and alcohol use is
a)education

b)enforcement

c)treatment

D)COMBINATION OF ALL OF THESE
if a 7 stone person who consumed alcohol during a two-hour period had a concentration of 0.05 percent blood alcohol level that person would exhibit (behavioural matters)...
a)substantial impairment of muscle coordination

b)slurred speech

C)MILD IMPAIRMENT OF MUSCLE COORDINATION

d)double vision
alcohol first affects a person's ability to:
a) see

b)walk

c)talk

D)REASON
a person who has become mentally dependent ona medicine or drug is said to have a
a)physicial dependence

b)physical addiction

c)withdrawal symptom

D)PSYCHOLOGICAL DEPENDENCE
consumers are proected regarding safety and effect of medicines by the
A)FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION

b)Federal trade commission

c)us public health service

d)us pharmacopeia
besides asprin, another common pain reliever contained in over-the counter medicine is
a)antihistamine

B)ACETAMINOPHEN

c)barbituric acid
a 14 stone person has to drink twice as much alcohol as a person weighing 7 stone to get the same blood alcohol level because the
a) 14 stone person burns alcohol faster

b)7 stone person is less resistant to alcohol

C)14 STONE PERSON HAS MORE FLUID TO DILUTE THE ALCOHOL

d)7 stone person burns alcohol faster
combining alcohol with other drugs is dangerous because of the multiplier or synergistic effect. this means
a)alcohol has no effect on the other drug

B)THE REACTION IS UNPREDICTABLE AND CAN CAUSE HARM

c)other drugs are more potent than alcohol

d)alcohol is an unstable drug
________ is when cancerous cells break away from the site of origin to further invade and destory tissue and organs
a)malignant

b)benign

c)carcinoma

D)METASTASIS
the most common type of stroke is cerebral
a)embolism

b)thrombosis

C)HEMORRHAGE

d)dysfunction
beverage alcohol contains
A)ETHYL ALCOHOL

b)rubbing alcohol

c)wood alcohol

d)adulterated alcohol
most of the alcohol consumed is absorbed into the bloodstream through the
a)large intestine

b)stomach

c)liver

D)SMALL INTESTINE
the effect of alcohol on the brain is that of a
a)stimulant

b)depressant

C)HALLUCINOGEN

d)pain reliever
drugs that afefct the nervous system are classified as
A)PSYCHOACTIVE

b)pharmacological

c)depressants

d)antibiotics
which of the following is a common stimulant drug?
a)sleeping pill

B)CAFFEINE

c)acetaminophen

d)aspirin
a characteristic of stage one alcoholism is
a)experiencing withdrawl symptoms if drinking is stopped

b)physical and mental problems

c)isolation from family and friends

D)BECOMING INTOXICATED ON A REGULAR BASIS
there are _______ different types of growth taht take place during adolescence
a)two

b)three

C)FOUR

d)five