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Tenth Grade (Grade 10) Health and Medicine Questions

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Grade 10 Microbiology
Viruses are living.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 10 Microbiology
Which pathogen causes the common cold?
  1. bacterium
  2. virus
  3. protozoan
  4. yeast
Grade 10 Microbiology
What kind of genetic material is found in different types of viruses?
  1. DNA only
  2. RNA only
  3. DNA and RNA
  4. nucleosomes
Grade 10 Microbiology
What process do bacteria generally use for reproduction?
  1. meiosis
  2. mitosis
  3. binary fission
  4. conjugation
Grade 10 Diet and Nutrition
Word Bank : Nutrient Water Carbohydrates Fats Proteins

        Water         is the most important nutrient. Every cell needs it because many of the body's processes take place with this nutrient.

A            nutrient           supplies energy and raw materials to the body to use for growth, repair and maintenance.

What are fruit, honey, sugar, grains, potatoes and vegetables?                 Carbohydrates                

What is another name for nutrient called lipids?        Fats       

This important nutrient is a building block of all DNA, all cells. It is important in helping with growth and repair. Examples of this nutrient are meat, fish and eggs. What is it?           Protein          
Grade 10 Fitness
Running, swimming, and using an elliptical machine are all ways to improve your:
  1. flexibility
  2. muscular strength
  3. cardiorespiratory endurance
  4. muscular endurance
Grade 10 Microbiology
On the diagram of the euglena, what is the primary function of structure B?
Euglena Without Text Labels
  1. protection
  2. reproduction
  3. homeostasis
  4. photosynthesis
Grade 10 Microbiology
What is a microorganism?
  1. a toxin that harms body cells
  2. a living body that is not visible to the naked eye
  3. a foreign object that injures the body
  4. a practice that prevents disease
Grade 10 Microbiology
Which disease is infectious?
  1. allergies
  2. HIV
  3. asthma
  4. diabetes
Grade 10 Diet and Nutrition
What happens with a high-sugar diet?
  1. There is a need for H2 Blockers for ulcers
  2. You need to take NSAIDS.
  3. It will compromise bone health (vitamin D & Calcium) because kids choose sugar drinks over milk
  4. Allergies
Grade 10 Microbiology
A virus cannot reproduce on its own, therefore it is not a living thing.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 10 Microbiology
A virus exhibits all of the characteristics of life.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 10 Diet and Nutrition



              $33 BILLION               is how much the Food Industry in the United States spends on Advertising.

We spend the              equivalent              of about 3-4 years eating throughout our lives.

The physical biological drive to eat is controlled by internal body mechanisms. This is called          hunger         

           Appetite            is our psychological drive to eat and is affected by external food choice mechanisms.

Restaurant dining is often                 calorie-dense                 and large portions with poorer nutritional quality.

Habits and            routines            are tied to our food choices.

Texture, appearance and          Flavor          are the most important factors determining our food choices.

Advertising highly sweetened cereals, cookies, cakes and soft drinks in the United States brings the most           profit            to the industry.
Grade 10 Microbiology
How do viruses reproduce?
  1. by exposure to light and water
  2. by osmosis
  3. by invading living cells
  4. by invading dead cells
Grade 10 Microbiology
A virus consists of a protein coat and
  1. DNA or RNA.
  2. a liquid membrane.
  3. cytoplasm.
  4. a flagellum.
Grade 10 Diet and Nutrition
The things that determine what we eat and how often we eat can be caused by stress and depression--eating for comfort (emotional).
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 10 Microbiology
Bacteria often contain small circular molecules of DNA known as
  1. clones.
  2. restriction enzymes.
  3. plasmids.
  4. hybrids.
Grade 10 Microbiology
HIV is the virus that causes the disease AIDS. It is a special kind of virus because it replicates itself in a backward fashion compared to other viruses. What kind of virus is HIV because of this behavior?
  1. retrovirus
  2. hantavirus
  3. temporal virus
  4. latent virus
Grade 10 Microbiology
The outer protein coat of a virus is a
  1. core of DNA.
  2. core of RNA.
  3. capsid.
  4. membrane envelope.
Grade 10 Microbiology
Louis Pasteur disproved the theory of spontaneous generation. He said all living things came from other living things.
  1. True
  2. False
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