Medical Quiz

Lifestyle Diseases Quiz


Identify the term that best describes a disease caused partly by unhealthy behaviors and partly by other factors.

A. Lifestyle disease

B. Sedentary lifestyle

C. Risk factors

D. Physical health

What causes athlete’s foot?

A. virus

B. Bacteria

C. Fungi

D. Balloons

Which of these individuals has a sedentary lifestyle?

A. Leslie enjoys playing video games but does not like outdoor sports.

B. Jackie is on the gymnastics team and enjoys helping her father in the garden.

C. Ted regularly helps around the house but he does not like outdoor activities.

D. Kyle does not play any outdoor sports but takes a brisk 30-minute walk every day.

A group of cells that invade and destroy surrounding tissues.

A. Benign tumor

B. Malignant tumor

C. Carcinogens

Which Lifestyle Disease is related to heart attack, atherosclerosis, stroke, and high blood pressure?

A. Cancer

B. Cardiovascular Disease (CVD)

C. Type 1 Diabetes

D. Type 2 Diabetes

A hormone that causes cells to remove glucose from the bloodstream

A. Chemotherapy

B. Diabetes

C. Insulin

D. Dialysis

Which is not a lifestyle disease?

A. type 2 diabetes

B. cancer

C. cardiovascular disease

D. pneumonia

What is a controllable risk factor?

A. age

B. race

C. exercise

D. heredity

Cardiovascular Disease

A. disease of the heart and blood vessels

B. body doesn’t produce enough insulin in order to regulate blood sugar

C. infectious disease

D. growth of abnormal cells

Which of the following are habits that could help reduce your risk of catching an infectious disease?

A. Wash hands/Hand sanitizer

B. Cover mouth when sneezing or coughing

C. Eat a healthy diet and get enough sleep

D. Increase your vitamin C intake

E. All of these

What does RICE stand for?

A. Rest, Ice, Cardiovascular, Evaluate

B. Reassure, Inform, Call, Explain

C. Rest, Inform, Circulation, Elevate

D. Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevate

A stroke occurs when there is an interruption of blood flow to the ___________.

A. Heart

B. Lungs

C. Brain

D. Spine

Physically removing the cancer cells from the body?

A. Chemotherapy

B. Radiation

C. Surgery


A. an interruption of blood flow to the heart

B. abnormal cell growth

C. an interruption of blood flow to the brain

D. force of blood against the walls of the blood vessels


A. interruption of blood flow to the heart

B. a condition that describes the thickening of the arterial walls due to plague buildup

C. abnormal growth of cells

D. procedure to widen dangerously clogged blood vessels

a disease characterized by the buildup of fatty materials on the inside walls of the arteries

A. Atherosclerosis

B. Heart Attack

C. Stroke

D. High Blood Pressure


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