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Ninth Grade (Grade 9) Health and Medicine Questions

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Grade 9 Microbiology
Which of the following terms correctly describes unicellular organisms, like bacteria?
  1. DNA
  2. Eukaryote
  3. Prokaryote
  4. Lysosome
Grade 9 Microbiology
What is a nonliving strand of genetic material that has a protein coat?
  1. A eukaryote
  2. A virus
  3. Prokaryotes
  4. Archeae
Grade 9 Diet and Nutrition
Identify the food that is not a good source of protein.
  1. steak
  2. eggs
  3. potato
  4. peanuts
Grade 9 Microbiology
What is the suffix, or ending of the name, for the family name of a virus?
  1. -virales
  2. -virus
  3. -viridae
  4. -virinae
Grade 9 Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatments
The three main ways to treat cancer are                       .
  1. removal by surgery
  2. drinking lots of water
  3. chemotherapy
  4. radiation
Grade 9 Fitness
Muscular endurance is the
  1. muscles' ability to work for a long time without tiring
  2. same as cardiorespiratory fitness
  3. amount of force a muscle can exert
  4. same as body strength
Grade 9 Fitness
In order to get the most benefits from exercise with the least amount of risk, you should:
  1. Exercise at a high intensity such as sprinting or running
  2. Exercise at a moderate intensity such as brisk walking, swimming, or cycling
  3. Exercise at a low intensity
  4. The intensity doesn't matter, and has nothing to do with exercise
Grade 9 Microbiology
A new kingdom was discovered when                 were viewed under a microscope.
  1. plants
  2. fungi
  3. microorganisms
  4. cells
Grade 9 Fitness
To avoid back pain, it is important to have
  1. short back muscles
  2. strong abdominal muscles
  3. short hamstring muscles
  4. strong hip flexor muscles
Grade 9 Fitness
Which muscle is NOT are part of your core?
  1. gluteus maximus
  2. iliopsoas
  3. erector spinae
  4. rectus abdominis
Grade 9 Diet and Nutrition
Choose the 3 nutrients the body needs to function, but don't suppy energy:
  1. Carbohydrates
  2. Proteins
  3. Fats
  4. Vitamins
  5. Minerals
  6. Water
Grade 9 Microbiology
Viruses are minute bits of cell which attack and take over a cell and reproduce inside it. Viruses are much smaller than even a bacterium, they are between 20 and 400 thousandth of a millimeter across. Viruses cannot survive on their own, they are not cells, just a bundle of 'instructions'.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 9 Fitness
Abdominal strength and endurance is measured in which part of the Fitnessgram Physical Fitness Test?
  1. Push-up Test
  2. Pacer Test
  3. Sit - and - Reach
  4. Curl-up Test
  5. Trunk lift
Grade 9 Diet and Nutrition
Nutrition is
  1. Taking vitamins
  2. How your body takes in and uses food
  3. Exercising 30 minutes a day
  4. All of the above
Grade 9 Microbiology
Where do bacteria live?
  1. In volcanoes
  2. In salty water
  3. Almost anywhere
  4. Anywhere
Grade 9 Microbiology
How do viruses reproduce?
  1. asexual reproduction
  2. sexual reproduction
  3. using a host cell's reproductive system
  4. they are not living things so they don't reproduce
Grade 9 Public Health
This is a disease outbreak in which the infectious disease is occurring within a community, but increases in the number affected and extends outward to other parts of community.
  1. Pandemic
  2. Endemic
  3. Epidemic
  4. Peridemic
Grade 9 Medical Terms
                is a condition in which an artery wall harden and thickens due to plaque buildup.
  1. Heart murmur
  2. Arrhythmia
  3. Heart Attack
  4. Atherosclerosis
Grade 9 Microbiology
How do viruses reproduce?
  1. They divide by mitosis
  2. They do so sexually, by external fertilization
  3. They replicate outside of the host
  4. They insert their DNA into the host cell
Grade 9 Public Health
This is a disease outbreak which spreads beyond a region and into other countries and continents worldwide.
  1. Epidemic
  2. Endemic
  3. Pandemic
  4. Outbreak
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