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BEHS103 Quiz 5 New 2016
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Quiz 5

Question 1 The scientist who was known for his meticulous and precise procedures in the laboratory was:

Röntgen

Lister

Pasteur

Koch

Question 2 All but which of the following are famous for advocating that better health is possible by decreasing the spread of germs?

Ignaz Semmelweiss

Joseph Lister

Edward Jenner

Florence Nightingale

Question 3 Which disease prompted flour producers to enrich flour with niacin?

smallpox

pellagra

cholera

anthrax

Question 4 The rate of motor vehicle accidents has risen dramatically since 1925 due to the steady and significant increase in the total number of drivers and motor vehicles.

True

False

Question 5 Which is a disadvantage of having health information (e.g. WebMD, Medicine.Net) so readily available to the public?

People tend to believe they are seriously ill when they are not

Physicians feel that the Internet undermines their authority and expertise

Some consumers of medical websites become preoccupied with their symptoms and spend a great deal of time looking up their symptoms in an a condition called "cyberchondriasis"

All of the above

Question 6 The Health Care System consists of which of the following components?

Physicians

Policy makers

Insurance Companies

All of the above

Question 7 The average per capita healthcare costs in the US are just slightly above the per capita costs for the rest of the world.

True

False

Question 8 Which group of people is most likely to declare bankruptcy because they are uninsured and unable to pay the high cost of medical bills?

rich people

older adults

working class families

poor people

Question 9 Which of the following statements about longevity is true?

Life expectancy has increased by more than 3 decades since 1900

The average life span of Americans today is about 80 years

Life expectancy is unlikely to increase in the coming years

all of the above

Question 10 People who live to be at least 100 years old are called

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