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Ninth Grade (Grade 9) Public Health Questions

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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 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
Grade 9 Public Health
Vaccinations can                 diseases in humans.
  1. cure
  2. cause
  3. prevent
  4. increase
Grade 9 Public Health
The practice of protecting and improving the health of people in a community.
  1. wellness
  2. public health
  3. advocate
  4. health literacy
Grade 9 Public Health
Recently many parents have decided not to vaccinate their children with common childhood vaccines. Because of this decision, health officials expect to see a(n)
  1. increase in the occurrence of infectious diseases in children.
  2. decrease in the occurrence of infectious diseases in children.
  3. increase in the occurrence of autism in children.
  4. decrease in the occurrence of autism in children.
Grade 9 Public Health
Which of the following is NOT a common cause of death for your age group?
  1. heart disease
  2. motor vehicle accidents
  3. suicide
  4. homicide
Grade 9 Public Health
Identify which of the following areas addresses community health through governmental decisions.
  1. public policy
  2. medical advances
  3. technology
  4. education
Grade 9 Public Health
Identify the way in which society teaches others to live healthy lives.
  1. medical advances
  2. education
  3. technology
  4. public policy
Grade 9 Public Health
What was the name of the deadly disease that was sweeping through the black community in the 1930's
  1. Chlamydia
  2. Gonorrhea
  3. AIDS
  4. Syphillis
Grade 9 Public Health
In what country is the foreign division of WAKA located?
  1. Iraq
  2. Iran
  3. Afghanistan
  4. Canada
Grade 9 Public Health
Medical Advances and technology have saved lives and helped people recover from many diseases.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 9 Public Health
The occurrence of more cases of a disease than expected?
  1. epidemic
  2. epiderm
  3. epic
  4. pickle
Grade 9 Public Health
             Abstinence             is the only 100% effective way to prevent STD's and pregnancy.
Grade 9 Public Health
One way bacteria can be spread is                           not washing hands, etc.                          
Grade 9 Public Health
                  Health Advocacy                  is direct service to the individual or family as well as activities that promote health and access to health care in communities and the larger public.
Grade 9 Public Health
Ebola can spread from person to person through contact with
  1. body fluids
  2. insects
  3. contaminated needles
  4. a. & c. only
Grade 9 Public Health
Ebola virus has been found in:
  1. donkeys
  2. turtles
  3. african monkeys
  4. cicada killers
Grade 9 Public Health
Which Celebrity did we say had Sickle Cell?
  1. T-Boz
  2. Oprah
  3. Beyonce
  4. Prodigy
Grade 9 Public Health
All of these Are STD's except for
  1. Gonorreah
  2. Chlamydia
  3. Syphalis
  4. PID
  5. PLD
Grade 9 Public Health
No drug has been approved to treat the Ebola virus?
  1. True
  2. False
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