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The Aging Process Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The average life span is about:

Question 2 2. How does multi-infarct dementia differ from frontotemporal dementia?

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

Question 4 4. Programmed cell death is an effect that _____.

Question 5 5. Which of the following factors is the most important indicator of positive outcomes in late adulthood?

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Question 6 6. Females will, on average, live:

Question 7 7. How are inpatient and outpatient facilities different?

Question 8 8. How did the poor level of sanitation and high level of complications in childbirth contribute to natural selection?

Question 9 9. The language centers of the brain are found in the _____ lobe.

Question 10 10. Which of the following BEST describes an illness that is long-lasting and treatable, yet not curable?

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Question 11 11. The area of the brain that is responsible for regulating behavior is the _____ lobe.

Question 12 12. Nutrition can be an issue in late adulthood due to _____.

Question 13 13. The time of life after age 65 is called;

Question 14 14. Which of the following best identifies some of the factors contributing to sexual issues in old age?

Question 15 15. The flu is considered to be:

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Question 16 16. According to the rate-of-living theory, which would live the longest?

Question 17 17. 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 18 18. Which of the following refers to an illness with a sudden onset?

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

Question 20 20. Which of the following would an autoimmune disease NOT attack?

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Question 21 21. 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?

Question 22 22. Vaccinations in the elderly:

Question 23 23. A stroke that has no clinical symptoms is called a _____ stroke.

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

Question 25 25. How is the development of an adolescent different from the development of an early adult?

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Question 26 26. If an elderly person and a young person both receive similar scratches, then:

Question 27 27. Which of the following changes are aspects of late adulthood?

Question 28 28. The two types of symptoms of frontotemporal dementia are _____ and _____.

Question 29 29. Which of the following developments does not usually occur in middle adulthood?

Question 30 30. Apoptosis is equated to _____.

The Aging Process 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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