Sprains and Strains Quiz

Take the Sprains and Strains Quiz

Sprain? Strain? The terms for these injuries sound so similar, what’s the difference?
Find out by taking this quiz.

1. If you have a sprain, it means you’ve injured a ligament.











2. In a strain, a muscle or tendon is involved.











3. The most common site for a sprain is the wrist.











4. A typical sprain occurs when you misstep and land on the side of your foot.











5. One symptom of a sprain may be a popping sound from the affected joint when the
injury occurs.











6. You should see your healthcare provider for a sprain if you can’t move or put weight
on the injured joint.











7. The back is a common site for strains.











8. A muscle spasm can be a symptom of a strain.











9. You should treat a sprain or strain by putting moist heat on it right away.











10. Wearing shoes that fit correctly is one way to prevent a
sprain or strain.











Prescription Drug Abuse Quiz

What Do You Know About Prescription Medicine Abuse? 

Prescription medicines can successfully and safely treat mental and physical illnesses. But some medicines can be addictive. Many can be abused. Being aware of these potential harms can help you prevent them. Learn more about prescription medicine abuse by taking this quiz. It’s based on information from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA).

1. People of any age, income, education level, and gender can abuse prescription medicines.
2. You could be addicted if you continue to refill a prescription for a painkiller after the health condition it was prescribed for has been cured.
3. Most people who take prescription pain medicines become addicted or physically dependent on them.
4. Medicines that most commonly lead to overuse and addiction are those that affect mood or behavior by changing the brain’s chemistry.
5. Addiction to prescription medicines often builds gradually.
6. The following behavior may mean that you are abusing a medicine: hiding the fact you’re still taking a medicine after an illness has been cured.
7. In addition to taking medicine, people dealing with chronic pain should work with their healthcare providers to develop other ways to ease their discomfort.
8. Many people who abuse prescription medicines also abuse alcohol and illegal drugs.
9. Most people addicted to prescription medicines can kick the habit on their own.

First Aid/Emergency Quiz

Take the First Aid/Emergency Quiz

Test your knowledge of first aid by taking this quiz.

1. If you need to call 911 in an emergency, what should you tell the dispatcher?























2. Which healthcare professional(s) are you likely to find in a hospital emergency
department?























3. One way to prepare for an emergency is to keep a list of important phone numbers
near your phone. Which of these numbers should be included on the list?























4. In which cases should you call an ambulance instead of driving to the hospital
ER?























5. As a nonmedical person, how often should you take a refresher course on CPR?























6. Which of these should your home first aid kit include?























7. If a person has a bleeding wound, what should you do?























8. The victim has pale or bluish skin color, cold skin, and dull or sunken eyes. These
are symptoms of which health emergency?























9. What should you put on a minor (first-degree) burn?























Calcium Quiz

The Calcium Quiz

Test your knowledge of the importance of calcium by taking this quiz.

1. Calcium does which of these things in your body:



































2. Calcium is important only for adult women.











3. If you don’t get enough calcium in your diet, your body will
take the calcium it needs from your bones.











4. Everyone needs the same amount of calcium.











5. The most important time of life to get enough calcium is when
you are:























6. A good exercise for building strong bones is:

















7. Calcium is found in which of these foods?





























8. Bone density usually is at its highest when you are:























9. The strength of your adult bones mostly depends on how much
calcium you consumed before age 18.











10. Your bone mass and skeleton become weaker as you age.











Heart Quiz for Women Only

Heart Quiz for Women Only

As a woman, do you know what your risk is for developing heart disease?
You might be surprised. Take this quiz to see how much you know about heart disease
in women. The quiz is based on information from the American Heart Association.

1. Coronary heart disease develops gradually over many years. It
can easily go undetected.











2. Women don’t have to worry about cardiovascular disease. It’s mainly a man’s problem.











3. If a woman has a heart attack, she is more likely to survive than a man.











4. Women are less likely to get heart disease after menopause than before.











5. When men reach middle age, or about 55, their blood cholesterol levels start to
rise. But women’s cholesterol levels seem to stay about the same.











6. African-American women are more likely than white women to
have cardiovascular disease or stroke.











7. Which of the following is the single most important thing a woman can do to reduce
her risk for heart attack?























8. Women smokers are 3 times more likely to have a heart attack
than women who don’t smoke.











9. Women can reduce their risks for heart attack and stroke by following which of
these lifestyle habits?























10. Women with heart disease have a lower risk for stroke.











Nutrition and Cancer Quiz

What Do You Know About Nutrition and Cancer?

A diet that includes plenty of fruits, vegetables, and whole grains is
important for good health. How does diet affect your risk for cancer? Find out
by taking
this quiz, based in part on information from the American Cancer Society (ACS).

1. Eating 5 or more servings of fruits and vegetables each day
may lower your cancer risk.

2. Eating red meat won’t raise your cancer risk.

3. People who eat foods rich in vitamin C, vitamin A, and
carotenoids may lower their cancer risk.

4. Limiting how much preserved meat you eat may lower your
cancer risk.

5. Eating plenty of fiber is good for your heart, but it may
not protect you against cancer.

6. Eating lots of cruciferous vegetables such as broccoli and
cauliflower may lower your cancer risk.

7. Using artificial sweeteners can raise your cancer
risk.

8. Drinking red wine can lower your cancer risk.