HEA242_Quiz1_Fall 2009

HEA242_Quiz1_Fall 2009 - HEA242 Introduction to Community...

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HEA242 Introduction to Community and Public Health Quiz I Total 100 points (15% of final grade) *Please type Quiz I – 5 points will be deducted for handwritten quizzes* Part I : Multiple-Choice and True/False (40 points) Each item is worth 1 point. Please place the correct letter on the line provided to the left of the item number. ____1. The definition of health that states "Health is a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease and infirmity" was written in 1947 by: A. Payne and Hahn. B. The World Health Organization. C. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. D. The Department of Health and Human Services. ____2. _________is the health status of a defined group of people and the actions to promote, protect, and preserve the people's health. A. Community health B. Public health C. Personal health D. The concept of community ____3. With regard to the impact they have on the health of the community, what kind of factors do geography, the environment, community size, and industrial development represent? A. Physical B. Social C. Cultural D. Vocational ____4. The economically disadvantaged generally uses what point of entry into the health care system? A. The family doctor B. The emergency department C. The local health department ____5. When the spread of a disease is slowed by a significant portion of the population expressing immunity against the disease it is called: A. Mass immunity B. Active immunity C. Herd immunity 1
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____6. Which of the periods in the history of community and public health is known as the "Spiritual Era of public health"? A. Ancient Societies B. Classical Cultures C. Middle Ages D. Renaissance and Exploration ____7. Which of the following is not one of the overarching goals of Healthy People 2010 ? A. Increase quality and years of healthy life B. Deaths from chronic diseases C. Eliminate health disparities D. None of the above ____8. Governmental health agencies are financed primarily by: A. Donations B. Tax dollars C. Voluntary giving D. Member dues ____9. World Health Day is commemorated each year on April 7 because it was on that day in 1948 that the _____________ officially began its work. A. Environmental Protection Agency B. International Red Cross C. World Health Organization D. United Nations Children's Fund ____10. Once known solely for its work to control communicable diseases, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) now also: A. Maintains records B. Analyzes disease trends C. Publishes epidemiological reports on all types of diseases D. Supports state and local health departments E. All of the above are correct ____11. Which federal agency’s primary goal is to ensure safe and healthy working environments? A.
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