Introduction to Public Health Sample Exam -- Part 1

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Introduction to Public Health Sample Exam (Part 1) Here are some examples of fill in the blank and short answer types of questions that you might expect to see on an Introduction to Public Health exam in addition to multiple choice types of questions. 1. Carrie Nation led the ________________________ and achieved the prohibition of alcohol through the 18 th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution’s Bill of Rights in 1919. This was reversed in 1933 with the ___________________________________________. 2. Define tolerance as it relates to addiction: 3. In 1980, a grassroots organization that began in Sacramento, California, led by a group of mothers who were enraged that repeat drunk-driving offender had killed a 13 year old girl. The name of the organization was changed again in 1984. What was this organization called? _______________________________________________________________ 4. What is meant by the Hygiene Movement (1840s–1870s)? give an example of a notable event during that time period. 5. What is the PERI approach? 6. What is the difference between incidence and prevalence? 7. Define two of the following ancillary or supportive criteria:
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  • Spring '11
  • RichardTaylor
  • Prohibition in the United States, Eighteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, short answer types, Public Health exam

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