Men’s Health Quiz1

Men’s Health Quiz1.  At what age should you begin having your cholesterol checked regularly?
A. 55       B. 35       C. 50       D. 65

2. How often should you have your blood pressure checked?
A. Every five years.  B. Once a month.  C. Every two years.  D. Every ten years.

3. At what age should you start being screened for colorectal cancer?
A. 50        B. 40        C. 60        D. 21

4. If you have high blood pressure or high cholesterol, what other disease should you also be screened for?
A. Hepatitis
B. Diabetes
C. Glaucoma
D. Gout

5. The most important things you can do to stay healthy are?
A. Exercise, eat a healthy diet, drink alcohol only in moderation, and stay at a healthy weight.
B. Avoid tobacco.
C. Get recommended screening tests and take preventive medicines if you need them.
D. All of the above.

6. Signs of depression include:
A. Feeling “down,” sad, or hopeless for 2 weeks.
B. Having little interest in or taking no pleasure from doing things you normally like to do.
C. An urge to square dance.
D. A and B.

7. Body mass index, which is a measure of body fat based on height and weight, is used to screen for which condition?
A. Diabetes
B. Obesity
C. Glaucoma
D. None of the above

8. If you are a man between the ages of 65 and 75 and have ever smoked more than 100 cigarettes, which condition should you be screened for?
A. Abdominal aortic aneurysm
B. Smoking
C. Prostate cancer
D. All of the above

9. Which vaccine should you have after turning 65?
A. Chicken pox   B. Pneumonia   C. Measles   D. Mumps

10. How many minutes of moderate physical activity—at a minimum—should you aim for most days of the week?
A. 5 minutes
B. 10 minutes
C. 20 minutes
D. 30 minutes

1  Healthy Men: Healthy Men. December 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/patients-consumers/patient-involvement/healthy-men/answers.html

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