Title: Physical Activity & Health: An Interactive Approach, Second Edition
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These Practice Quizzes test your knowledge of the important concepts in each chapter and provide an explanation for each answer.

Please read each question and select your answer from the choices provided. You must complete all of the questions in order to view your results. At the end of each exam, you have the option to e-mail your results to your instructor.


1:  The United States has the highest rates of sexually transmitted diseases in the industrialized world.
A: TRUE
B: FALSE

2:  Which of the following STDs is caused by a virus?
A: Chlamydia
B: Gonorrhea
C: Syphilis
D: Herpes

3:  This STD is also known as "the clap" or the "drip."
A: Chlamydia
B: Gonorrhea
C: Syphilis
D: Herpes

4:  This STD is caused by a spiral-shaped bacterium called Treponema pallidum.
A: Chlamydia
B: Gonorrhea
C: Syphilis
D: Herpes

5:  There is no cure for this STD.
A: Chlamydia
B: Gonorrhea
C: Syphilis
D: Herpes

6:  This STD, if left untreated, leads to pelvic inflammatory disease.
A: Chlamydia
B: Gonorrhea
C: Syphilis
D: Herpes

7:  This STD is caused by HPV.
A: Sexually transmitted warts
B: Hepatitis B
C: Pubic lice
D: Scabies

8:  This STD is a disease of the liver.
A: Sexually transmitted warts
B: Hepatitis B
C: Pubic lice
D: Scabies

9:  This STD is also known as "crabs."
A: Sexually transmitted warts
B: Hepatitis B
C: Pubic lice
D: Scabies

10:  This STD is an infestation of the skin by microscopic mites.
A: Sexually transmitted warts
B: Hepatitis B
C: Pubic lice
D: Scabies

11:  AIDS is caused by the human immunodeficiency virus.
A: TRUE
B: FALSE

12:  HIV progressively destroys the body's ability to fight infections and certain cancers.
A: TRUE
B: FALSE

13:  HIV is transmitted via
A: blood
B: semen
C: vaginal fluids
D: all of the above

14:  There is currently a vaccine for HIV/AIDS.
A: TRUE
B: FALSE

15:  There is currently a cure for HIV/AIDS.
A: TRUE
B: FALSE

16:  The only effective way to control the spead of AIDS is to prevent the transfer of HIV from person to person.
A: TRUE
B: FALSE

17:  HIV is a type of
A: retrovirus
B: gyrovirus
C: spirovirus
D: protovirus

18:  When it comes to HIV/AIDS in the U.S., minority groups have been disproportionately affected by the epidemic.
A: TRUE
B: FALSE

19:  A chancre is associated with which STD?
A: Chlamydia
B: Gonorrhea
C: Syphilis
D: Herpes

20:  Preventing STDs requires that societies provide continous, widespread public health programs and services for STD education and treatment.
A: TRUE
B: FALSE

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