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Women’s HealthWise Quiz—12

Do you know what’s best for your body? Take this quiz to test your knowledge of health, nutrition and fitness.

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Answers: 1.b, 2.a, 3.d, 4.d, 5.d

1. When the temperature is 90° F or higher, perishable food should never stay out of the refrigerator for more than:
 30 minutes
 one hour
 two hours
 15 minutes
2. When you’re driving in your car, the sun’s ultraviolet rays can:
 easily penetrate the glass
 not penetrate the glass at all
 penetrate the glass somewhat, but not enough to cause skin damage
  barely penetrate the glass
3. The leading cause of cancer death for U.S. women is:
 breast cancer
 colon cancer
 skin cancer
  lung cancer
4. When you’re working out, replenish your fluids every:
 20 minutes
 30 minutes
 5 minutes
  10–15 minutes
5. Women are less likely than men to survive a heart attack because:
 Women are generally older and have additional health problems when they suffer a heart attack.
 Women may have more subtle heart attack symptoms and wait longer to get to a hospital.
 Women tend to have arterial plaque more evenly distributed, instead of in clumps, making it more difficult to detect coronary artery disease. In fact, an angiogram may appear normal.
 All of the above.

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