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Personal Health for Aging Populations Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Apoptosis is equated to _____.

Question 2 2. How does the senescence theory compare to the wear and tear theory?

Question 3 3. Debbie is noticing wrinkles, a loss of muscle mass, and a general decline in her physical dexterity. Which type of aging is Debbie experiencing?

Question 4 4. According to the rate-of-living theory, which would live the longest?

Question 5 5. Why does secondary aging fall into a different category than primary aging?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is NOT an essential aspect of health?

Question 7 7. The condition of Alzheimer's falls under which category of aging?

Question 8 8. Nutrition can be an issue in late adulthood due to _____.

Question 9 9. If an elderly person and a young person both receive similar scratches, then:

Question 10 10. 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?

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Question 11 11. Programmed cell death is an effect that _____.

Question 12 12. Which of the following would an autoimmune disease NOT attack?

Question 13 13. Which of the following is NOT related to secondary aging?

Question 14 14. One contributing factor to the lower life expectancy of males is:

Question 15 15. The flu is considered to be:

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Question 16 16. Females will, on average, live:

Question 17 17. Vaccinations in the elderly:

Question 18 18. Taken together, cellular theories of aging can be summed up as _____.

Question 19 19. The time of life after age 65 is called;

Question 20 20. The average life span is about:

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Question 21 21. How did the poor level of sanitation and high level of complications in childbirth contribute to natural selection?

Question 22 22. Which of the following best identifies some of the factors contributing to sexual issues in old age?

Question 23 23. Which of the following is NOT a toxin?

Question 24 24. Why is preventative health care an important priority in geriatric medicine?

Question 25 25. Jim, who is 68, is not enjoying sex as much as he did when he was younger. Which of these is likely NOT related to this?

Personal Health for Aging Populations Chapter Exam Instructions

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