The Health of Older Adults Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How is the development of an adolescent different from the development of an early adult?

Question 2 2. Why can injuries be more hazardous to the elderly than younger people?

Question 3 3. Which of the following best identifies some of the factors contributing to sexual issues in old age?

Question 4 4. How did the poor level of sanitation and high level of complications in childbirth contribute to natural selection?

Question 5 5. Older adults are more likely to suffer from ____ illnesses than young adults.

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Question 6 6. Why does secondary aging fall into a different category than primary aging?

Question 7 7. The average life span is about:

Question 8 8. Accepting and getting past the physical limitations of old age is called:

Question 9 9. Feeling complete and whole and proud of one's accomplishments is called:

Question 10 10. How many activities of daily living must be impaired for someone to have a functional health disability?

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Question 11 11. Tom is someone who is confident and exhibits a good sense of self-esteem. These characteristics mark Tom as someone with _____.

Question 12 12. The time of life after age 65 is called:

Question 13 13. How does the senescence theory compare to the wear and tear theory?

Question 14 14. Which of the following is an outpatient facility?

Question 15 15. Which of the following factors is the most important indicator of positive outcomes in late adulthood?

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Question 16 16. Focusing on leaving a legacy as a way to deal with impending death is called:

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. A disease that does not go away and lasts a long time is called a(n) ____ illness.

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 is NOT an activity of daily living?

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Question 21 21. What will many doctors do to compensate for the inefficiencies of organs in the elderly?

Question 22 22. People with high life satisfaction often have healthier:

Question 23 23. Why is preventative health care an important priority in geriatric medicine?

Question 24 24. Which of the following is NOT a toxin?

Question 25 25. Which of the following BEST describes an illness that is long-lasting and treatable, yet not curable?

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Question 26 26. According to the rate-of-living theory, which would live the longest?

Question 27 27. Which of the following refers to an illness with a sudden onset?

Question 28 28. Nutrition can be an issue in late adulthood due to _____.

Question 29 29. One contributing factor to the lower life expectancy of males is:

Question 30 30. When a doctor takes blood and runs tests, she is measuring a person's ____ health.

The Health of Older Adults 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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