Q_Ch_1 - Chapter 1 Health in a Changing Society Multiple...

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Chapter 1 – Health in a Changing Society Multiple Choice Questions 1. The primary goal of wellness is the ability to achieve A. freedom from disease. B. a multicultural view of health. C. the highest possible quality of life. D. greater control over lifestyle decisions. 2. Which of the following is considered a social determinant of health? A. heredity B. lifestyle choices C. substance abuse D. the physical environment 3. Which of the following best demonstrates an ecological view of health and wellness? A. seeking a natural balance between your own life forces and those in your environment B. being aware of hereditary risks and avoiding unhealthy environments and behaviors C. going to the doctor whenever you suspect an illness D. seeking nontraditional medical treatments 4. One of the hallmarks of community health promotion is its emphasis on improving A. common health-related resources. B. privately funded wellness programs. C. taxpayer-funded health initiatives. D. the regulation of hospitals and clinics. 5. Which of the following best illustrates a public health measure? A. upgrading the local hospital’s dialysis equipment B. preventing the spread of disease-carrying insects C. medical schools competing for research grants D. promoting a new surgical technique 6. The aspect of personal health that is most within your control is A. genetic inheritance. B. human biology. C. lifestyle. D. environment. 7. Which of the following is one of the five basic criteria that describes culture in the health promotion context? A. physical characteristics B. technological status C. language D. politics 8. Which of the following explanations for the poor health outcomes of ethnic minorities focuses on the lack of infrastructure to support health? A.
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