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The Aging Population and Personal Health Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following would an autoimmune disease NOT attack?

Question 2 2. Programmed cell death is an effect that _____.

Question 3 3. Which of the following is NOT an essential aspect of health?

Question 4 4. The flu is considered to be:

Question 5 5. Figuring out who you are outside of work and family is called:

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Question 6 6. Why are abilities in instrumental activities of daily living important?

Question 7 7. Which of the following changes are aspects of late adulthood?

Question 8 8. Which of the following is NOT related to secondary aging?

Question 9 9. Females will, on average, live:

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. Vaccinations in the elderly:

Question 12 12. Someone who feels that they have made many mistakes in life and don't have enough time left to fix them is likely to end up feeling:

Question 13 13. Which of the following factors is the most important indicator of positive outcomes in late adulthood?

Question 14 14. Focusing on leaving a legacy as a way to deal with impending death is called:

Question 15 15. Nutrition can be an issue in late adulthood due to _____.

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Question 16 16. Apoptosis is equated to _____.

Question 17 17. One contributing factor to the lower life expectancy of males is:

Question 18 18. Why can injuries be more hazardous to the elderly than younger people?

Question 19 19. Loss of skin elasticity, fine lines, and hair thinning are all physical changes that occur during _____.

Question 20 20. Taken together, cellular theories of aging can be summed up as _____.

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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. Feeling complete and whole and proud of one's accomplishments is called:

Question 23 23. Which of the following best identifies some of the factors contributing to sexual issues in old age?

Question 24 24. How does the senescence theory compare to the wear and tear theory?

Question 25 25. Nearly _____ of people 85 and older are functionally disabled.

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

Question 27 27. According to the rate-of-living theory, which would live the longest?

Question 28 28. Which of the following is NOT a toxin?

Question 29 29. If an elderly person and a young person both receive similar scratches, then:

Question 30 30. Why is preventative health care an important priority in geriatric medicine?

The Aging Population and Personal Health 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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