Death and Dying - Chapter 1 What is meant in the text by...

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Chapter 1 What is meant in the text by the phrase "medical technology that seems to one person a godsend for extending life, may seem to another a curse"? Student Response Value Correct Answer Feedback A. People do not believe in the technology. B. The effect of new technology is unknown. C. People do not know how to manipulate machinery. D. The effect of new technology involves personal and social consequences. 100% Score: 1/1 2. Which of the following factors is NOT cited in the text as contributing to our attitudes about life and death? Student Response Value Correct Answer Feedback A. life expectancy B. geographical mobility C. modern medicine D. political decision making 100% Score: 1/1 3.
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Approximately how much has the average life expectancy in the United States increased since 1900? Student Response Value Correct Answer Feedback A. 45 years B. 15 years C. 5 years D. 30 years 100% Score: 1/1 4. The term "body count" pertains to Student Response Value Correct Answer Feedback A. a military term for the number of dead. 100% B. the population of a mausoleum. C. an average caloric intake. D. the bodily functions of patients in coma. Score: 1/1 5. In a typical week of program listings in "TV Guide," approximately what percentage of the listings describe programs in which death or dying is a featured theme?
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Student Response Value Correct Answer Feedback A. 10 percent B. 70 percent C. 50 percent D. 30 percent 100% Score: 1/1 6. Which of the following has lessened familiarity with death in many American cultures? Student Response Value Correct Answer Feedback A. hospice movement 0% B. news media C. extended families D. geographical mobility Score: 0/1 7. Which of the following is NOT a possible reason cited in the text for using euphemisms when talking about death?
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Student Response Value Correct Answer Feedback A. to convey a spiritual understanding of death B. to acknowledge the reality of loss sensitively C. to distance oneself from the experience 0% D. to personalize the death experience Score: 0/1 8. Which of the following is NOT cited in the text as a way in which humor functions relative to death? Student Response Value Correct Answer Feedback A. Humor provides us an opportunity to rise above sadness. B. Humor can make us feel that death is always a threat. 100% C. Humor can make us more aware. D. Humor provides distance for caregivers that come into frequent contact with death.
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1/1 9. Survivors of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima have been described as "hibakusha" because they Student Response Value Correct Answer Feedback A. do not advocate nuclear energy. B. are concerned about the world's reliance on oil as an energy source. C. are anxious about the threat of annihilation. 100%
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