LET: MAPEH Part 14

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MAPEH Part 14

1. When would you not advise HIV testing

I. Previous history of sexually transmitted disease?

II. Had male to male sexual intercourse

III. Had intercourse with a sex trade worker

IV. I would advice HIV testing of all of the above situation

a. I only

b. II only

c. III only

d. I, II and III

Answer: a

2. Which of the following is NOT TRUE regarding breastfeeding?

a. Exclusive breastfeeding can provide adequate nutrition for infants less than 1 months.

b. 7-12 month-old babies need complimentary feeding on top of breast milk to meet nutrition needs.

c. If the mother is not producing milk of the baby’s birth, supplemental formula feeding should be given immediately to avoid undernutrition.

d. Lactation prevents the onset of menstruation on the mother thereby contributing to natural family planning.

Answer: c

3. What is the best treatment option you can advise for a child who is having diarrhea?

a. Antibiotics

b. Antidiarrheal medication

c. Gatorade

d. Oral rehydration solution

Answer: a

4. If you are to interview a 14 year-old female which of the following questions should you ask to determine her overall health?

I. Do you have a boyfriend? Are you sexually active?

II. Have you ever thought of or tried killing yourself>

III. Do you smoke and/ or drink alcoholic beverages?

a. I only

b. II only

c. III only

d. I, II and III

Answer: b

5. The following are TRUE regarding child abuse


a. neglect children constitutes child abuse according to R. A 7610

b. children with chronic medical illness are at risk of being abused

c. failure to gain weight can be sign of child abuse

a. I only

b. II only

c. III only

d. I, II and III

Answer: a

6. Which is true about tuberculosis?

a. It is hereditary

b. Using a TB patient’s utensils will make you sick.

c. 1 month of treatment is needed to cure the disease.

d. After 2 weeks of medication the patient is no longer infections.

Answer: a

7. Newborns in Dr. Jose Fabella Memorial Hospital are wrapped against their mother’s chest in a direct skin-to-skin contact. Which is LEAST TRUE about this so-called Kangaroo Mother Care (KMC)?

a. This hospital lacks enough linen, warmers beds to provide for all those newborns.

b. This method promote breastfeeding and early discharge from the hospital

c. The father can take the mother’s role in the kangaroo care

d. Premature babies can benefit from KMC even without putting hum in an incubator.

Answer: c

8. The blood vessel that supplies nutrient to the brain is the _____.

a. Jugular version

b. Aorta

c. Carotid artery

d. Superior mesenteric artery

Answer: d

9. Which substance when abuse leads to hearing loss, peripheral neuropathies, brain damage?

a. Marijuana

b. Cocaine

c. Methamphetamine

d. Rubber-based contact cement (“rugby”)

Answer: a

10. Flexion of the knees and extension of the hips

a. Gluteus maximus

b. Hamstring

c. Quadriceps

d. Gastrocnemius

Answer: c

11. Which is NOT true of chicken pox?

a. Touching the fluids of chicken pox blister can get you the disease

b. Inhalation of airborne droplets from a patient with chicken pox can get you the disease

c. When the blisters start crusting the patient is no longer contagious.

d, Even after the resolution of the disease the virus remains inactive in certain nerves of our body.

Answer: c

12. The abuse of this substance is notorious for destroying the nasal septum leading to nasal bleeding, loss of sense of smell, chronically runny nose, hoarseness, etc. Which substance is referred to?

a. Heroin

b. Marijuana

c. Cocaine

d. Rubber-based contact cement (“rugby”)

Answer: c

13. Who among the following has the least risk of having a heart attack?

a. A 47-year-old female

b. A 46-years old male

c. A female with Body Mass Index (BMI) of 30

d. A male with a high LDL cholesterol

Answer: a

14. A person with bloodshot eyes, paranoia, rapid, heartbeat, constant cough could be abusing ______.

a. heroin

b. marijuana

c. methamphetamine

d. LSD

Answer: b

15. A depressive person tried committing suicide by slashing her wrist; which major artery is commonly cut in such as situation?

a. Radial artery

b. Ulnar artery

c. Carpal artery

d. Median artery

Answer: a

16. In the Philippines, 13 mothers die everyday due to pregnancy-related complications. What is the major cause of maternal mortality:

a. Post-partrum hemorrhage

b. Infection

c. Undernourishment

d. Abortion

Answer: a

17. TRUE regarding rabies post-exposure prophylaxis?

a. Infant and pregnancy women should never be given rabies vaccine

b. Babies born to rabid mothers become naturally immune to rabies.

c. If you get bitten by a pig you need anti-rabies vaccine.

d. No vaccine is needed if your neighbor’s dog caused a minor scratch in your leg.

Answer: c

18. Which is NOT TRUE regarding the Ebola virus disease:

I. The virus is transmitted to people from wild animals

II. Up to 90% of infected individuals die of the disease

III. Reston ebola virus, a species of the genus ebola virus, can be found in the Philippines

a. I only

b. II only

c. III only

d. I, II and III

Answer: d

19. A supply of clean air to breath is very important for good health. But air pollutants are everywhere. Which of the following techniques will most likely minimize your exposure to air pollutants?

a. Proper location of dump sites

b. Don’t cool on a charcoal barbecue in an enclosed space.

c. Protect yourself from medical radiation.

d. Do not use a microwave over if the door does not close properly.

Answer: b

20. The presence of the ozone layer in the upper atmosphere is important because it ______,

a. reduces the amount of acid rain and urban song

b. enhance the greenhouse effect

c. has led to sharp increase in all types skip cancer

d. absorbs harmful ultraviolet radiation

Answer: d

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