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Health of the Aging Population Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is an outpatient facility?

Question 2 2. Lately Emily, who is 72 years old, has been feeling tired. Her husband has also noticed that her memory is not as good as it used to be. What could cause this to happen?

Question 3 3. How are inpatient and outpatient facilities different?

Question 4 4. How does the senescence theory compare to the wear and tear theory?

Question 5 5. Nutrition can be an issue in late adulthood due to _____.

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is NOT one of the leading causes of death among children younger than five?

Question 7 7. Focusing on leaving a legacy as a way to deal with impending death is called:

Question 8 8. Vaccinations in the elderly:

Question 9 9. An example of neuroplasticity is _____.

Question 10 10. If an elderly person and a young person both receive similar scratches, then:

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is NOT related to secondary aging?

Question 12 12. Which of the following factors is the most important indicator of positive outcomes in late adulthood?

Question 13 13. Females will, on average, live:

Question 14 14. Nearly _____ of people 85 and older are functionally disabled.

Question 15 15. Which of the following is NOT an essential aspect of health?

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Question 16 16. Apoptosis is equated to _____.

Question 17 17. What is it called when two medications with either active or inert ingredients mix to cause other compounds or create issues?

Question 18 18. Which of the following refers to an illness with a sudden onset?

Question 19 19. Which of the following is NOT a toxin?

Question 20 20. Accepting and getting past the physical limitations of old age is called:

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Question 21 21. Medication costs have multiplied by _____ from 1990 to 2008.

Question 22 22. The condition of Alzheimer's falls under which category of aging?

Question 23 23. Taken together, cellular theories of aging can be summed up as _____.

Question 24 24. The average life span is about:

Question 25 25. What will many doctors do to compensate for the inefficiencies of organs in the elderly?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following developments does not usually occur in middle adulthood?

Question 27 27. According to biopsychology, eating disorders _____.

Question 28 28. One contributing factor to the lower life expectancy of males is:

Question 29 29. How is the development of an adolescent different from the development of an early adult?

Question 30 30. Why is suicide one of the leading causes of death among children aged 10 to 14?

Health of the Aging Population Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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