Health 21 chapter 15

  1. One in how many children in the US has high cholesterol

    C. 5 -page 488
  2. What is the term for high blood pressure?

    D. Hypertension (page490)
  3. Blood-cholesterol levels can most effectively lowered by what types of lifestyle changes?

    C. Cut back on high-fat foods - page 490
  4. What describes lipoproteins?

    C. Compounds in the blood made up of proteins and fat -page490
  5. What is not considered a controllable risk factor for heart disease?

    C. Genetic predisposition
  6. Metabolic syndrome includes all of the following except?
    a. abdominal obesity
    b. cancer
    c. high insulin levels
    d. high cholesterol levels
    Cancer -page492
  7. Metabolic syndrome makes a person more likely to develop what type of disease?
    a. heart disease
    b. cancer
    c. seizers
    d. asthma
    Heart Disease-page492
  8. Gestational diabetes
    a. is referred to as type one diabetes
    b. occurs most often in children and teenagers
    c. is known as juvenile-onset diabetes
    d. occurs in pregnant women
    Pregnant women-page496
  9. Which of the following is not a warning sign for type 2 diabetes?
    a. flu-like symptoms
    b. nagging cough
    c. increased thrist
    d. slow-healing sores
    Naggin cough-page496
  10. If hypertention is left untreated, it may lead to the development of all of the following health conditions except?
    a. sickle-cell anemia
    b. kidney failure
    c. stroke
    d. blindness
    Sicle-cell anemia-page498
  11. Which of the following parameters describes what is considered a healthy blood pressure reading?
    a. 115/75
    b. 120-139/80-89
    c. 140-159/90-99
    d. above 160/100
    Systolic below 115, Diastolic below 75- page497
  12. In evaluating the risk for heart disease in men, which of the folowing would not be a desirable feature?
    a. total cholesterol below 200mg/dl
    b. LDL levels below 160mg/dl
    c. HDL levels at least 60mg/dl
    d. LDL levels above 160mg/dl
    LDL levels above 160mg/dl page503
  13. Which of the following would not be an effective strategy for lowering blood cholesterol levels?
    a. physical activities
    b. regular alcohol consumption
    c. weight management
    d. medication
    Regular alcohol consumption- page 504
  14. The heart muscle is called the?
    a. myocardium
    b. endocardium
    c. pericardium
    d. cardial layer
  15. The pulmonary arteries pump blood to the what?
    a. lungs
    b. heart
    c. brain
    d. veins
  16. The smallest blood-vessels, which supply oxygen and nutrients to the cells of the tissues are called what?
    a. vena cava
    b. arteries
    c. veins
    d. capillaries
  17. Which of the following potential risks for heart disease can be controlled?
    a. male mattern baldness
    b. race
    c. psychosocial factors
    d. age
    Psychosocial factors-
  18. Artirioscherosis can be described as?
    a. curvature of the spine
    b. hardening of the arteries
    c. narrowing of the artery channels due to plaque
    d. scar tissue in the skin
    hardening fo the arteries- page 511
  19. To reverse atherosclerosis without medication, one could safely employ all of the following methods except?
    a. a very low-fat, vegeterian diet
    b. yoga or meditation
    c. stress reduction
    d. very rigorous excercise
    Very rigorous excercise -page 511
  20. Which of the following best describes angina pectoris?
    a. tempory drop in the oxygen supply to the heart, causin pain
    b. hardening of the arteries
    c. death of the cardiac cells
    d. spasm of the heart
    Temporaty drop in the oxygen supply to the heart, causing pain- page512
  21. The term myocardial infarction describes
    a. an infection of the pericardium
    b. a heart attack
    c. a spasm of the heart
    d. hardening of the heart
    A heart attact- page512
  22. Warning signs of a heart attack may include all but which of the following?
    a. anxiety
    b. nausea
    c. sharp, stabbing pain in the chest
    d. cold, clammy skin
    Sharp, stabbing pains in the chest -page512
  23. For victims of cardiac arrest, immediate use of which of the following techniques would keep the heart pumping until help arrives?
    a. ballon angioplasty
    c. bypass breathing
    d. atrial fibrillation
    Cardio pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) page 513
  24. When the blood supply to a portion of the brain is blocked, it causes a what?
    a. stroke
    b. blackout
    c. heart attack
    d. dizzy spell
    Stroke -page513
  25. What term in used to describe a "little stroke""
    a. transient ischemic attack
    c. diastole
    d. myocardial infection
    Transient ischemic attack -page516
  26. What develops when abnormal cells divide and creat other adnormal cells
    a. oncogenes
    b. suppressor
    c. neoplasm
    d. attachment cells
  27. What does it mean when a tumor is benign?
    a. it is not life-threatening
    b. it is cancerous
    c. is it filled with viruses
    d. it has normal cells in it
    It's not life-threatening
  28. Which of the following would not be a risk factor for strokes?
    a. race
    b. low-red blood-cell count
    c. gender
    d. age
    Low red blood-cell count -page 514
  29. When a tumor is considered cancerous it is called?
    a. benign
    b. malignant
    c. neoplasmic
    d. oncogenes
    malignant -page521
  30. When cancer cells spread through the bloodstream or lymphatic system, they have?
    a. replicated
    b. metastisized
    c. attached
    d. bladder
  31. The most common type of cancer in men is?
    a. lung
    b. colon
    c. breast
    d. prostate
    Prostate cancer -page 518
  32. The leading cause of cancer death in men and women is?
    a. colon cancer
    b. pancreatic cancer
    c. leukemia
    d. lung cancer
    Lung cancer -page518
  33. All of the following are types of cancer except?
    a. carcinoma
    b. sarcomas
    c. papillomas
    d. lymphomas
    Papillomas - page 520
  34. The most common type of cancer in women?
    a. lung
    b. colon
    c. breast
    d. bladder
    Breast Cancer -page 518
  35. Which of the following types of cancer start in the epithelium?
    a. carcinomas
    b. sarcomas
    c. leukemias
    d. lymphonas
    Carcinomas -page 520
  36. The cancer that forms in the supporting or connective tissues is known as what?
    a. carcinoma
    b. sarcoma
    c. leukemia
    d. lymphoma
    Sarcoma -page 520
  37. What type of cancer arises in the cells of the lymph system?
    a. carcinoma
    b. carcoma
    c. leukemia
    d. lymphoma
    Lymphoma - page 520
  38. What type of skin cancer that involves the top layer of sking is called?
    a. melanoma
    b. squamous cells
    c. basal cell
    d. epidermatitis
    Squamous cell - page 520
  39. What symptom does not fit as a potential warning sign of cancer?
    a. headaches
    b. nagging coughs
    c. indigestion
    d. a sore that does not heal
    headaches - page 520
  40. All of the following are risk factors for the development of breast cancer except?
    a. race
    b. age
    c. late onset of menstruation
    d. family history
    late onset of  menstruation -page 522-523
  41. A woman's best tool for early detection of breast cancer is an exam called?
    a. pap smear
    b. mammogran
    c. mastectomy
    d. breast self-exam
    Mammogram -page 523
  42. When a surgeon removes a breat cancer tumor along with a small amount of surrounding normal tissue, it's identified as what?
    a. lumpectomy
    b. radial removal
    c. radial mastectomy
    d. radiation treatment
  43. Epilepsy is characterized by what?
    a. usually fatal
    b. characterized by seizures
    c. often seen in those with lower intellegence
    d. rarely manageable with medications
    Seizures -page 527
  44. Which of the following is not a self-help measure for dealing with ulcers?
    a. increasing caffeine intake
    b. avoiding aspirin
    c. taking antiacids
    d. eating small, frequent meals
    increasing caffeine intake -page528
  45. Asthama is characterized by?
    a. a sneezing, runny nose
    b. an autoimmune response of the lungs
    c. constriction of the breathing passages
    d. allergy-like symptoms
    constriction of the breathing passages
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Health 21 chapter 15
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