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Senior Quick Quiz—10

Take this quiz to test your knowledge and learn more about staying well.

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Answers: 1.C, 2.B, 3.A, 4.D, 5.D

1. Where do most falls occur for older people?
 at a nursing home
 at the store
 at home
 at a doctor’s office
2. For safe food storage, you should keep your refrigerator at:
 50 degrees or less
 40 degrees or less
 0 degrees
 There is no perfect temperature at which to store food.
3. Actinic purpura—bruising on the hands and forearms that’s common in older people—is mainly caused by:
 sun exposure
 skin fungus
 vitamin deficiency
 diabetes
4. You can improve erectile dysfunction (ED) by:
 quitting smoking
 exercising regularly
 reducing stress
 all of the above
5. If you have heatstroke, you may experience:
 pale skin
 lack of sweat
 fainting
 b and c

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