Lesson HST:C1-1
Practice Good Health
CD HST.  Health Science Technology
Unit C.  The Health Care Worker
Problem Area 1.  Using Key Employability Skills
Lesson 1.  Practice Good Health

1. What is a good dietary practice?

a. Balance calories with energy needs to maintain weight.

b. Eat foods from the fat, oils, and sweets groups, and salty foods.

c. Skip breakfast whenever possible.

d. Take in more calories than energy needs to lose weight.

Answer: a

2. Most adults need __________ hours of sleep within a 24-hour period to function adequately..

a. at least 7

b. less than 6

c. more than 9

d. 10 or more

Answer: a

3. Some form of exercise is recommended at least _________.

a. 10 minutes every day

b. 30 to 60 minutes every day

c. 30 to 60 minutes a week

d. 60 to 120 minutes every third day

Answer: b

4. Which of the following is a good hygiene practice?

a. brush teeth daily before breakfast

b. bathe weekly and use of deodorant or antiperspirant

c. chew fingernails to keep them clean, short, and shaped

d. practice good hand-washing techniques

Answer: d

1. Most adults need at least ______ hours of sleep within a 24-hour period to function adequately.

a. five

b. seven

c. six

d. ten

Answer: b

2. ___________ is a depressant drug that affects mental alertness, balance and coordination, and response time.

a. Alcohol

b. Cholesterol

c. Fat

d. Tobacco

Answer: a

3. What is the cleaning of one’s body and what goes on one’s body?

a. body mechanics

b. good health

c. individual habits

d. personal hygiene

Answer: d