Medical Quiz

Obesity Quiz


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Over-the-counter weight-loss products are just as safe and effective as weight-loss medications and treatments by a medical professional. (True/False)

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


A BMI of 37 kg/m^2 would be classified as:

A. Obese Class II

B. Pre-Obese

C. Obese Class I

D. Obese Class III


Which of the following is NOT a risk factor for obesity?

A. Pregnancy

B. Poor Eating Habits

C. 8 Hours of Restful Sleep a Night

D. Parental Obesity


Which of the following medications is a lipase inhibitor?

A. Orlistat

B. Liraglutide

C. Bupropion

D. Phentermine


A BMI of 26.5 kg/m^2 would be classified as:

A. Pre-obese

B. Obese Class III

C. Obese Class I

D. Obese Class II


The prescribed diet for a patient with obesity should include eliminating all caloric beverages.

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


The BMI range of 30-34.9 kg/m^2 would be classified as:

A. Pre-Obese

B. Obese Class I

C. Obese Class II

D. Obese Class III


The BMI range of 35-39.9 kg/m^2 would be classified as:

A. Pre-Obese

B. Obese Class I

C. Obese Class II

D. Obese Class III


It is important to include both the patient and family in understanding the patient’s diagnosis of obesity, as well as the proposed diet and lifestyle changes. (True/False)

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


Obesity only affects adolescents. (True/False)

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


A BMI of 32 kg/m^2 would be classified as:

A. Pre-Obese

B. Obese Class I

C. Obese Class II

D. Obese Class III


A BMI greater than 40 kg/m^2 would be classified as:

A. Pre-obese

B. Obese Class I

C. Obese Class II

D. Obese Class III


A BMI of 44 kg/m^2 would be classified as:

A. Pre-Obese

B. Obese Class I

C. Obese Class II

D. Obese Class III


The BMI range of 25-29.9 kg/m^2 would be classified as:

A. Pre-Obesity

B. Obese Class I

C. Obese Class II

D. Obese Class III


Which of the following medications used in patients with obesity is an anti-diabetic agent?

A. Glucagon

B. Liraglutide

C. Orlistat

D. Bupropion


Which of the following medications is NOT used in helping patients with obesity?

A. Orlistat (Alli, Xenical)

B. Liraglutide

C. Phentermine

D. Levaquin


Obesity is considered to be a chronic disease. (True/False)

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


It is best for patients with obesity to fast most of the day and eat one heavy meal at dinner. (True/False)

A. TRUE

B. FALSE




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