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1.Atherosclerosis is:
       •hardening o...
5.When it comes to LDL and HDL cholesterol, it is                  best:
   •to have low LDL levels and high HDL levels
  ...
C. The location of the tumor
D. The stage of the cancer
E. The function and location of the cells from which the tumor ori...
A. Multiple cells acquire single mutations and work together to form a tumor.
     B. Multiple cells acquire multiple muta...
20.A complete sugar­ free diet is advised for people with diabetes.
     A.True
     B.False
The correct answer: B
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  1. 1.                                                                             Quiz 1.Atherosclerosis is: •hardening of the arteries •another name for a heart attack •a type of cholesterol •a diagnostic test The correct answer: hardening of the arteries 2.Women are: •both less likely to have a heart attack than men and less likely to survive a heart attack than men •less likely to have a heart attack prior to age 51 (before menopause) than men •less likely to survive a heart attack than men •less likely to have a heart attack than men The correct answer: both less likely to have a heart attack than men and less likely to survive a heart attack than men 3.Angina is: •not the same thing as a heart attack •the same thing as a heart attack •an especially severe heart attack •a dilating of blood vessels The correct answer: not the same thing as a heart attack 4.Women who smoke: •are two to six times as likely to suffer a heart attack as nonsmoking women •are not at higher risk of heart disease, provided they smoke filtered cigarettes •may be at greater risk of cardiovascular problems, but more research needs to be done •have a slightly greater risk of having a heart attack - about 10 percent The correct answer: are two to six times as likely to suffer a heart attack as nonsmoking women
  2. 2. 5.When it comes to LDL and HDL cholesterol, it is best: •to have low LDL levels and high HDL levels •to have equal levels of each •to have low HDL levels and high LDL levels •to completely eliminate both The correct answer: to have low LDL levels and high HDL levels 6.Microtubules are the target of many chemotherapy agents because they _____. A. Are specific to cancer cells, leading to limited side effects B. Allow a cell’s chromosomes to properly divide in mitosis C. Fail to function in cancer cells D. Normally function to inhibit the activity of cellular enzymes E. Are required for DNA replication to occur The correct answer: B 7.Specific androgen receptor modulators can be used to treat prostate cancer by preventing the binding of estrogen to receptors. A.True B.False The correct answer: B 8.Polyps may be removed during screening of the ____. A. Ovaries B. Colon C. Prostate D. Cervix E. Breast The correct answer: B 9.On what basis are cancers classified into carcinoma, sarcoma, leukemia, lymphoma or myeloma? A. How far the tumor has metastasized, or spread B. The differentiation state of the cells
  3. 3. C. The location of the tumor D. The stage of the cancer E. The function and location of the cells from which the tumor originated The correct answer: E 10.Interleukin-2, a protein naturally produced in the body, stimulates the body''''s natural defense mechanisms A.True B.False The correct answer: A 11.The detoxification of drugs takes place in the ________. A. Smooth endoplasmic reticulum B. Rough endoplasmic reticulum C. Nucleus D. Chloraphyll E. Mitochondria The correct answer: A 12.Mammographic sensitivity is decreased in women with dense breasts. A. True B. False The correct answer: A 13.The nucleus of a cell is analogous to which of the following organs of a human? A. Stomach B. Brain C. Intestines D. Liver E. Lungs The correct answer: B 14.Which of the following best describes the origin of most cancers?
  4. 4. A. Multiple cells acquire single mutations and work together to form a tumor. B. Multiple cells acquire multiple mutations and work together to form a tumor. C. A single mutation occurs in an individual cell which then grows to form a tumor. D. A single cell undergoes multiple mutations and then grows to form a tumor. E. A cell undergoes meiosis and the gametes divide to form a tumor. The correct answer: D 15.India has the biggest population with diabetes in the world A.True B.False The correct answer: A 16.. A person with diabetes is unable to metabolize which of the following effectively? A.Carbohydrate B.Protein C.Fats D.None of the above The correct answer: A 17.Type 2 diabetes is called juvenile­onset or insulin­ dependant diabetes A.True B.False The correct answer:B 18.Symptoms of Diabetes include A.Chronic thirst B.Weight Loss C.Frequent Urination D.All of the above The correct answer: D 19.Retinopathy is a diabetes­ related complication of the eye. A.True B.False The correct answer: A
  5. 5. 20.A complete sugar­ free diet is advised for people with diabetes. A.True B.False The correct answer: B

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