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Eighth Grade (Grade 8) Health and Medicine Questions

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Grade 8 Diet and Nutrition
Carbohydrates supply the body with
  1. energy.
  2. I don't know.
  3. oxidation.
  4. carbon dioxide.
Grade 8 Microbiology
Which is SMALLEST of these four?
  1. bacterium
  2. red blood cell
  3. virus
  4. lymphocyte
Grade 8 Diet and Nutrition
Which food group is rich in calcium?
  1. grains
  2. vegetables
  3. fruit
  4. milk and dairy
Grade 8 Diet and Nutrition
Which answer would be the incorrect example for a protein?
  1. turkey
  2. ham
  3. bacon
  4. carrots
Grade 8 Microbiology
Unicellular organisms contain many cells.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 8 Fitness
Which of these statements describe the results of exercise?
  1. breathing rate decreases to increase oxygen flow to muscles
  2. breathing rate increases to increase oxygen flow to muscles
  3. breathing rate decreases to reduce oxygen flow to muscles
  4. breathing rate decreases to increase carbon dioxide flow to muscles
Grade 8 Drugs and Alcohol
Alcohol is a stimulant.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 8 Diet and Nutrition
Any food made from wheat, rice, oats, cornmeal, barley, or another cereal grain is in the Grains Group.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 8 Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatments
Of the following choices, which one is NOT a use of ultrasound?
  1. to see inside the body, such as an organ, for a medical test
  2. to check the size of a fetus (baby in a pregnant woman)
  3. to check blood flow in the heart
  4. to see objects in space, such as meteors
Grade 8 Diet and Nutrition
What is the best way to know that the bread you are buying is a whole-grain bread?
  1. The label says "wheat bread"
  2. The bread is brown in color
  3. The bread looks and tastes "grainy"
  4. Any ingredient uses the word "whole grain"
Grade 8 Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatments
What are the symptoms of a heart attack?
  1. Difficulty breathing, plaque in veins, falling to sleep
  2. Arm pain, heart valves opening, yawning
  3. Chest pressure, arm pain, difficulty breathing
  4. Nausea, laying down, panting like a puppy
Grade 8 Drugs and Alcohol
              Stimulants                are drugs that speed up your body.
Grade 8 Diet and Nutrition
The Grains Group could also be called the Carbohydrate Group because all foods that contain carbohydrates are in the Grains Group.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 8 Diet and Nutrition
Many people do not eat the recommended amount of whole grains. To eat more whole grain foods, you should just add more of them to what you already eat.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 8 Drugs and Alcohol
               Depressants                are drugs that slow down your body.
Grade 8 Drugs and Alcohol
Physical dependence on a drug is called                .
  1. withdraw
  2. addiction
  3. response
  4. tolerance
Grade 8 Drugs and Alcohol
Smoking is not linked to having an increased risk for lung cancer.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 8 Diet and Nutrition
Nutrients that help build and maintain body tissues are called:
  1. Minerals
  2. Proteins
  3. Vitamins
  4. Amino Acids
Grade 8 Diet and Nutrition
The average North American diet has more        fat,       ,        salt       ,                      sugar and calories                      than is recommended.
Grade 8 Diet and Nutrition
What are the reasons that it's important to eat a well balanced diet?
  1. To have more energy
  2. To help fight off disease
  3. To concentrate more in school
  4. all of the above
  5. none of the above
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