Part One: Video Lessons
Part Two: Practice Questions
1. Mel went to the doctor for a fever and rash. After his examination, the doctor concluded he had an infection, then prescribed him an antibiotic.
Which of the following statements would be true of this situation?
A. Mel’s body produced too many antibodies to fight the infection on his own.
B. A fever and rash are physical symptoms of the infection.
C. He should have had an immunization for this illness as a child.
Answer: B. A fever and rash are physical symptoms of the infection.
2. Paula went in for her yearly physical. She is 35 years old and overweight. Because her mother died of heart disease, her doctor has made strong recommendations that she make certain changes in her lifestyle.
Which of the following changes would her doctor most-likely recommend?
A. Paula should alter her diet by eliminating as many sugars and fatty foods as possible.
B. Paula should alter her diet by consuming more carbohydrates than she already consumes.
C. Paula should take regular antibiotics to help ward off harmful antibodies.
Answer: A. Paula should alter her diet by eliminating as many sugars and fatty foods as possible.
3. In America, children are immunized for Smallpox and Chickenpox at a young age.
Which of the following statements is actually an opinion, not a fact, about immunizations?
A. Immunizations will provide protection from the specific infectious disease.
B. Children who do not receive the immunization will be more susceptible to their infectious disease.
C. No child should not be given an immunizations because they cry when they receive them.
Answer:C. No child should not be given an immunizations because they cry when they receive them.