Human Health

Human Health

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1.

The largest joint in the human body is the:

Hip
Knee
Elbow
Big toe
I don't know
2.

How many bones are there in the human body?

1002
567
206
78
I don't know
3.

How many permanent teeth do humans have?

45
32
27
18
I don't know
4.

What disease is associated with a serious Vitamin D deficiency?

Rickets
Beri-Beri
Crohn's Disease
Multiple Sclerosis
I don't know
5.

Lack of iron in one's diet can result in:

Weakening of bones
An underactive thyroid gland
Rickets
An impairment of the oxygen transporting capacity of the blood
A loss of the sense of taste
I don't know
6.

Which one of the following statements about calcium is correct?

Calcium is only found in food of animal origin
The calcium content of whole milk and skim milk is virtually identical
The only way to meet the body's requirements for calcium is to take calcium supplements
An adequate intake of Vitamin A is required for calcium absorption
I don't know
7.

Which of the following statements about marijuana is true?

Regular marijuana smoking can damage your IQ permanently
Being high on marijuana does not impair perception and never affects driving performance
Marijuana can help relieve the nausea experienced by people in cancer chemotherapy
Smoking marijuana is not harmful to the lungs
I don't know
8.

In which of the following situations would an antihistamine be useful?

Hay fever, (sneezing, runny nose, itchy eyes, hives)
Upset stomach after a large meal, (grumbling noises, flatulence, general discomfort)
Severe athlete's foot, (itchy feet, blisters, peeling skin)
Influenza, (high fever)
I don't know
9.

Which of the following statements about caffeine is NOT true?

It is a central nervous system stimulant and a diuretic
It is found naturally in over 60 different plants (tealeaves, coffee and cocoa beans, kola nuts)
Abrupt cessation of caffeine intake can cause symptoms such as headaches, nausea, drowsiness etc.
It can reduce the effects of alcohol
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10.

Which of the following combinations of incomplete protein foods CANNOT provide you with complete proteins (all the essential amino acids) in your diet?

Rice and beans
Cereal and milk
Broccoli and cheese
Corn and beans
I don't know
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