Intro to Medical Science

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  1. Which of the following does not control cell growth?
    A. cell cycle proteins
    B. mutation
    C. growth inhibitors
    D. apoptosis
    B. mutation
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  2. ____________ are (is) responsible for repairing errors in DNA replication.
    A. DNA repair genes
    B. apoptosis
    C. tumor suppressor gene
    D. oncogenes
    A. DNA repair genes
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  3. ___________ is (are) the major cause of lung cancer worldwide.
    A. industrial chemicals
    B. tobacco use
    C. chronic infections
    D. radiation
    B. tobacco use
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  4. Inherited mutations, including familial adenomatous polyposis and hereditary nonpolypois, are nonmodifiable risk factors for _______________ cancer.
    A. lung
    B. colorectal
    C. liver
    D. stomach
    B. colorectal
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  5. Molecular and epidemiological studies linked the human papilloma virus to ____________.
    A. uterine
    B. cervical
    C. ovarian
    D. breast
    B. cervical
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  6. The most important risk factor for the development of prostate cancer is ________________.
    A. hypertrophy of the prostate
    B. age (greater than 65 years old)
    C. hormones
    D. diet high in saturated fat
    B. age (greater than 65 years old)
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  7. Malignant tumors in the testes originate from _________.
    A. germ cells
    B. squamous
    C. seminoma
    D. epithelial
    A. germ cells
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  8. The most important risk factor for bladder cancer is ____________.
    A. human papillomavirus
    B. cigarette smoking
    C. infection
    D. exposure to environmental chemicals
    B. cigarette smoking
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  9. Hodgkin’s disease is distinguished from non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma by the presence of _____________.
    A. lymphoid
    B. epithelial
    C. Reed-Sternberg
    D. squamous
    C. Reed-Sternberg
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  10. Leukemia is diagnosed __________ times m ore often in children than in adults.
    A. 2
    B. 10
    C. 4
    D. 8
    B. 10
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  11. Which is the most common tumor among females?
    A. ovarian cysts
    B. cervical cancer
    C. uterine fibroids
    D. breast cancer
    C. uterine fibroids
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  12. Syphilis is caused by _________.
    A. Treponema pallidum
    B. human papillomavirus
    C. Trichomonas vaginalis
    D. herpes virus
    A. Treponema pallidum
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  13. Which statement is FALSE about syphilis?
    A. Primary syphilis chancres heal after a few weeks
    B. A fetus can be infected and born with major physical and mental abnormalities
    C. Syphilis is only transmitted by sexual contact
    D. Secondary syphilis is characterized by a nonitching rash
    C. Syphilis is only transmitted by sexual contact
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  14. Which disease can lead to pelvic inflammatory disease?
    A. cystitis
    B. prostatitis
    C. Chlamydia
    D. herpes
    C. Chlamydia
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  15. Excessive or prolonged bleeding during menstruation is known as _____________.
    A. dysmenorrhea
    B. amenorrhea
    C. menorrhagia
    D. metrorrhagia
    C. menorrhagia
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  16. Protrusion of the rectum into the posterior aspect of the vagina is known as ____________.
    A. rectocele
    B. uterine prolapsed
    C. cystocele
    D. sepsis
    A. rectocele
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  17. Painful or difficult menses is ______________.
    A. menorrhea
    B. amenorrhea
    C. dysmenorrhea
    D. metrorrhagia
    C. dysmenorrhea
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  18. Failure of the testes to descend from the abdominal cavity is _____________.
    A. epididymitis
    B. cryptorchidism
    C. orchitis
    D. prostatitis
    B. cryptorchidism
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  19. Fingerlike projections at the outer ends of the fallopian tubes are known as ________________.
    A. Bartholin’s glands
    B. Graafian follicles
    C. hymen
    D. fimbriae
    D. fimbriae
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  20. Laboratory diagnosis of pregnancy is based on the presence of what hormone?
    A. luteinizing hormone
    B. estrogen
    C. human chorionic gonadotropin hormone
    D. progesterone
    C. human chorionic gonadotropin hormone
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Intro to Medical Science
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